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Crisis Causes 54% Production Drop for Nissan
Crisis Causes 54% Production Drop for Nissan

26 Feb 2009, 09:46 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Just as we expected, automakers around the world reported very low production and sales figures for January 2009, which emphasized once again that the first month of the year was the toughest 30-day...

 
Mitsubishi Smiles Again, Increases Production for One Month
Mitsubishi Smiles Again, Increases Production for One Month

24 Feb 2009, 16:22 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / After slashing workforce all around the world, cutting production at most facilities, canceling some future projects and postponing expansion into new regions of the world, Mitsubishi finally smiles...

 
Toyota Bows as the Recession Continues to Slash Sales
Toyota Bows as the Recession Continues to Slash Sales

6 Feb 2009, 14:46 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Recently crowned the world's number one automaker, problems are far from being over for Toyota as the Japanese company continues to fight against the economic downturn with all kinds of cost-cu...

 
Bridgestone Halts Production to Cut Stocks
Bridgestone Halts Production to Cut Stocks

6 Feb 2009, 13:30 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / Since car manufacturers across the world are severely reducing production in the light of the financial downturn, tyre makers can not be doing any better. According to drive.com, tyre producer Br...

 
Fiat to Idle Biggest Italian Plant for 2 Weeks
Fiat to Idle Biggest Italian Plant for 2 Weeks

4 Feb 2009, 16:47 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Just like many other automakers, Fiat is now planning to temporarily suspend its biggest Italian production facility in Mirafiori due to falling new car demand, Autonews informed today. But more imp...

 
Nissan Scored Poor Sales in 2008 Despite Cutting Production
Nissan Scored Poor Sales in 2008 Despite Cutting Production

28 Jan 2009, 13:54 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / Although the Japanese automaker has severely cut down production in the last month of 2008 by more than 80 percent in some regions, sales figures don't look encouraging at all. Just like oth...

 
Honda to Cut Production in the US and Japan
Honda to Cut Production in the US and Japan

27 Jan 2009, 11:20 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Unfortunately for the automotive industry, the fight against the economic recession continues with even more cost-cutting measures. This time the anti-recession move concerns Honda, the Japanese aut...

 
Bentley to Halt Production for Seven Weeks
Bentley to Halt Production for Seven Weeks

26 Jan 2009, 09:37 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Luxury car manufacturer Bentley today announced that it will halt production of its Crewe facility for six or seven weeks, obviously due to the continuously decreasing demand in most markets across ...

 
Audi to Idle the Ingolstadt Plant for Five Days
Audi to Idle the Ingolstadt Plant for Five Days

23 Jan 2009, 16:07 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / We all know the whole automotive industry is now under heavy pressure and, unfortunately, Audi is no exception to this rule. As part of its anti-recession plan, Audi today announced it will idle its...

 
Harley Davidson Proceeds to Layoffs
Harley Davidson Proceeds to Layoffs

23 Jan 2009, 16:02 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / It's not that we wouldn't have predicted it but it took some time until Harley Davidson announced its measures to cope with the doomed financial crisis. According to Reuters, the Americ...

 
BMW Cuts Down Production While Securing Jobs
BMW Cuts Down Production While Securing Jobs

20 Jan 2009, 16:07 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / It was high time we heard about BMW's extreme measures to fight the current economic crisis. In fact, their silence regarding possible solutions to cope with the hard times was more than surpri...

 
Toyota Announces Major Production Cut in February-April
Toyota Announces Major Production Cut in February-April

20 Jan 2009, 15:29 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The difficult market conditions and the economic recession that are continuously hammering sales of most carmakers is now forcing Toyota Motor Corporation to apply a new cost-cutting measure, this t...

 
Honda Leaves Behind 3,100 Unemployed
Honda Leaves Behind 3,100 Unemployed

16 Jan 2009, 14:25 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / Production is reduced or even stopped for a while, people are being laid off, advertising and marketing budget have become almost insignificant. These are a few examples of the desperate measures ta...

 
Toyota Deals with Crisis, Severely Reduces Production in the US
Toyota Deals with Crisis, Severely Reduces Production in the US

16 Jan 2009, 09:03 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / Weak demand in the automotive industry has already determined car makers to cut down production in a manner they haven't done before. Facing the same problem, Toyota Motor Corp has officiall...

 
GM's Bob Lutz Is Pessimistic About This Year
GM's Bob Lutz Is Pessimistic About This Year

13 Jan 2009, 10:17 UTC · By: Madalina Iancu / Judging by the severe blow in 2008, it seems now it's really difficult to imagine good things coming from next year. Although they have just revealed their intention of building the electric...