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Fuel-Saving Is Motivated By Cost Rather Than Environment, Study Shows
Fuel-Saving Is Motivated By Cost Rather Than Environment, Study Shows

19 Aug 2011, 15:39 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / A recent study made by North West PEMCO Insurance revealed the fact that about eight out of ten drivers in Washington and the greater Portland area say their fuel-efficiency drive is motivated by sa...

 
Concerning Fact: World Vehicle Count Tops 1 Billion
Concerning Fact: World Vehicle Count Tops 1 Billion

19 Aug 2011, 12:55 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / Despite the fact that 2010 was the year when most car manufacturers were recovering from recession, the number of vehicles on the streets passed the 1 billion-unit marer. According to Ward's re...

 
Chrysler Plans to Add 1,100 Jobs at Toledo Plant
Chrysler Plans to Add 1,100 Jobs at Toledo Plant

12 Aug 2011, 16:43 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / Chrysler moves forward with its plans of adding more than 1,100 jobs at Toledo assembly plant by 2013, despite the shaky economy that scared a bit the investors lat week. The car manufacturer plans ...

 
Brain Waves to Cut Braking  Distances
Brain Waves to Cut Braking Distances

2 Aug 2011, 08:17 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / This latest breakthrough came from the Berlin Institute for Technology where a team of scientists revealed that “hacking” into a driver’s brain signals can cut braking distances an...

 
General Motors to Postpone Fuel Cell Technology
General Motors to Postpone Fuel Cell Technology

1 Aug 2011, 13:35 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / Environmental cars, and more specific fuel cells technology, seems to be the main focus of car manufacturers these days. But there are a couple of setbacks which make it a little bit unpractical, t...

 
Ford in Talks With The UAW to Avoid Strike
Ford in Talks With The UAW to Avoid Strike

1 Aug 2011, 12:14 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / It seems that Ford’s tensioned times with the UAW are not over yet, giving the fact that the automaker is still in talks with the United Auto Workers in order to avoid a strike and settle for ...

 
Obama Announced New Corporate Average Fuel Eonomy Standards for 2025
Obama Announced New Corporate Average Fuel Eonomy Standards for 2025

1 Aug 2011, 11:25 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / It is official: US president Barak Obama has announced the next phase of the U.S. Government’s program to increase fuel efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas pollution for cars and trucks....

 
Saab to Meet Creditors Who Seek Payment
Saab to Meet Creditors Who Seek Payment

26 Jul 2011, 12:29 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / It looks that problems never seem to stop when it comes to Saab. We were all keeping our fingers crossed waiting for the Swedish manufacturer’s recovery from its financial difficulties. As you...

 
Hyundai Views Kia "Just Like Any Other Competitor"
Hyundai Views Kia "Just Like Any Other Competitor"

21 Jul 2011, 12:57 UTC · By: Dragos Serban / Interesting insights were revealed when the two car manufacturers, which are theoretically on the same side of the Hyundai Kia Automotive Group barricade, began acting a bit like competitors. Execut...

 
Retail Auto Prices in the U.S. Increased
Retail Auto Prices in the U.S. Increased

13 Apr 2011, 06:14 UTC · By: Cosmin Voicu / Car manufacturers and dealer shops in the U.S. are benefiting from the highest transaction prices in the last decade. The high demand of new vehicles in the States has led to an increase in the purc...

 
US Gives $5 Billion to Auto Suppliers
US Gives $5 Billion to Auto Suppliers

19 Mar 2009, 17:19 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The other side of the coin most seem to have neglected in the automotive industry drama is the story of the auto parts suppliers. The Obama administration has taken note of this fact and will provid...

 
BMW US Sales Still Down in February
BMW US Sales Still Down in February

4 Mar 2009, 15:38 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / With the shortest month of the year over, it's time for car manufacturers to draw the line and start counting. No one hopes for great, maybe not even for good results, giving the disastrous fir...

 
Ford Executives Get Pay Cuts, Board Forgoes Compensation
Ford Executives Get Pay Cuts, Board Forgoes Compensation

25 Feb 2009, 10:15 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The crisis knife seems to get closer to the bone of the car manufacturers' financial status. After slashing workforce, reducing production, scrapping models and even turning down hallway air co...

 
Saab Will Get Aid if It Finds a New Owner
Saab Will Get Aid if It Finds a New Owner

23 Feb 2009, 15:07 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Swedish government is considering offering support to the struggling Saab manufacturer provided that the company finds an investor to back up the loan, Reuters reports. With GM backing away slow...

 
European Car Market Shows No Sign of Recovery
European Car Market Shows No Sign of Recovery

17 Feb 2009, 17:25 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Year-on-year sales reports show that Europe's automotive industry followed the trend set by the US crisis driven market and sinked by 26 percent last month. Although not as battered as its Amer...

 
Volkwagen and Toshiba Join Forces for an Electric Vehicle
Volkwagen and Toshiba Join Forces for an Electric Vehicle

13 Feb 2009, 10:24 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Germans and the Japanese will join forces once again in an attempt to take over the world... Well, not the real world, but the electric drive units one. Volkswagen and Toshiba have signed a lett...