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VW Tops 7 Million Units in 2010
VW Tops 7 Million Units in 2010

12 Jan 2011, 10:53 UTC / As was the case with most of the world's manufacturers, 2010 proved to be a very friendly year. Most of them already posted record numbers for the year we left behind, announcing previously uni...

 
BMW Reports 2nd Best Year in History
BMW Reports 2nd Best Year in History

10 Jan 2011, 12:21 UTC / 2010 has been for the automotive industry, undoubtedly, a great year. Not only did the manufacturers recover from the fall registered a year earlier, but they also managed to climb to new heights, w...

 
Mercedes Rocks 2010 Sales
Mercedes Rocks 2010 Sales

7 Jan 2011, 15:24 UTC / As soon as the new year began, car makers rushed to post their sales figures. Unlike the figures reported in the first days of 2010, however, the new ones are, for most at least, a reason for pride ...

 
Four GM Brands Sell More in 2010 Than Eight Brands Did in 2009
Four GM Brands Sell More in 2010 Than Eight Brands Did in 2009

5 Jan 2011, 10:50 UTC / Efficiency. This was the main word spoken inside General Motors when the US-based car manufacturer started its massive restructuring process and stepped under Chapter 11's umbrella. It killed s...

 
2010, The Auto Industry Rebound
2010, The Auto Industry Rebound

3 Jan 2011, 10:24 UTC / It's not often we see things change as quickly and dramatically as it happened this past two years in the automotive industry. In 2009, car makers were suffering from perhaps the most dramatic ...

 
Volvo S60 Seizes 2010 'Scottish Executive Car of the Year' Award
Volvo S60 Seizes 2010 'Scottish Executive Car of the Year' Award

8 Nov 2010, 15:51 UTC / Volvo's new S60 saloon was awarded the prestigious 'Scottish Executive Car of the Year' distinction at the Scottish Car of The Year Awards 2010, judged and hosted by the Association o...

 
EICMA 2010: BMW K 1600 GT / K 1600 GTL <span>· Live Photos</span>
EICMA 2010: BMW K 1600 GT / K 1600 GTL · Live Photos

3 Nov 2010, 15:06 UTC / Two touring bike models teased by BMW a while back made their world public debut today at the Intermot 2010 show in Cologne: the new BMW K 1600 GT and K 1600 GTL. Braking new grounds, the bikes use ...

 
AvtoVAZ Expects 50% Recovery in 2010
AvtoVAZ Expects 50% Recovery in 2010

14 Jan 2010, 09:44 UTC / Ailing Russian carmaker AvtoVAZ is expecting a recovery of up to 50 percent in the Russian market, as the local auto sector is showing signs of recovery for the current year. Nevertheless, AvtoVAZ h...

 
Opel/Vauxhall CEO: 2010 Might Be Rough
Opel/Vauxhall CEO: 2010 Might Be Rough

18 Dec 2009, 07:48 UTC / Both Opel and Vauxhall are currently going through the most difficult period in their history, with parent manufacturer General Motors looking into ways to turn them back to profit. After scrapping ...

 
Bentley Sells 5,000 Cars in 2009
Bentley Sells 5,000 Cars in 2009

14 Dec 2009, 09:20 UTC / The recession has also affected the rich, as Bentley will only sell about 5,000 cars this year. The sales of the British car manufacturer are halved compared with 2007, when Bentley managed to sell ...

 
2010 Ram Heavy Duty Pick-up Named Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year
2010 Ram Heavy Duty Pick-up Named Motor Trend’s Truck of the Year

11 Dec 2009, 07:57 UTC / Truck sales in America are not doing very well and each award is very important to car producers. Ram has a reason to celebrate as Motor Trend awarded the 2010 Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty pickup "...

 
Ward’s Best Engines Choices 2010
Ward’s Best Engines Choices 2010

10 Dec 2009, 09:40 UTC / This year, Ward’s Best 10 Engine choices was set to demonstrate that the auto industry is going even deeper into downsizing, as fuel efficiency has become a priority for the customer and there...

 
BMW Predicts 2010 Gradual Sales Recovery
BMW Predicts 2010 Gradual Sales Recovery

7 Dec 2009, 10:20 UTC / BMW continues in an optimistic pace, as the German auto manufacturer is expecting a global sales recovery next year. BMW says that its home market sales decrease will be covered by a strong growth i...

 
GM Says Volt Production Starts in Fall, 2010
GM Says Volt Production Starts in Fall, 2010

23 Nov 2009, 09:26 UTC / General Motors is pushing things forward with its extended range electric vehicle, the Chevrolet Volt. And now they announced that the Volt is one year away from the start of regular production, as...

 
Toyota Financial Results for 2010 First Half Fiscal Year
Toyota Financial Results for 2010 First Half Fiscal Year

5 Nov 2009, 13:32 UTC / Today Toyota Motor Corporation announced its financial results for the six months that ended on September 30, 2009. Net revenues are down 31.3 percent compared to last year, totaling 8.378 trillion ...

 
Jacques Villeneuve is Looking for an F1 Seat
Jacques Villeneuve is Looking for an F1 Seat

7 Jul 2009, 15:09 UTC / The former F1 champion says he's in love again with Formula 1. The French-Canadian driver was seen at the last few races in the paddock, allegedly speaking with the teams about getting a driver...

 
Suzuka Could Replace Fuji for the 2010 F1 GP
Suzuka Could Replace Fuji for the 2010 F1 GP

7 Jul 2009, 10:01 UTC / Following the official withdrawal of the Fuji Speedway from hosting the Japanese GP for the 2010 season, speculations were raised as to which circuit would be its replacement in next year's cal...