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US "Cash for Clunkers" Bill Gets Green Light
US "Cash for Clunkers" Bill Gets Green Light

10 Jun 2009, 14:07 UTC / The time for debate is now over, as the dreaded by some-dreamed of by others cash for clunkers bill has passed yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives vote. At a macro level, the bill is intende...

 
GM Sees Emerging India a Life-Saving Market
GM Sees Emerging India a Life-Saving Market

8 Jun 2009, 16:44 UTC / Still fighting with bankruptcy and with the economic chaos in the United States and turning cost-cutting measures into a common thing, General Motors is now aiming its strategies at emerging markets...

 
Tata Nano Comes to the US...
Tata Nano Comes to the US...

8 Jun 2009, 10:33 UTC / ...or how the unthinkable is about to happen. Even if rumors about a US aimed Tata Nano have been around for some time now, last week Ratan Tata, the owner of Tata Motors, told an audience at Cornel...

 
Mitsubishi Debuts Production Ready i-MiEV
Mitsubishi Debuts Production Ready i-MiEV

5 Jun 2009, 08:30 UTC / Mitsubishi has just rolled out the production ready version of i-MiEV, the company's little electric vehicle expected to hit Japanese showrooms in late July. The car will be priced at $45,369 i...

 
Volvo Extends Warranty in the US
Volvo Extends Warranty in the US

4 Jun 2009, 10:53 UTC / Ford's still-subsidiary Volvo has announced today it will launch an extended warranty program for all the Volvo vehicles purchased in the US throughout June and will also introduce a wear-and-t...

 
Chrysler Debuts New Consumers Incentives
Chrysler Debuts New Consumers Incentives

3 Jun 2009, 14:57 UTC / Although it is currently fighting for survival under Chapter 11 protection, Chrysler is still struggling to lure consumers into its dealerships and boost sales as much as possible. The latest attemp...

 
GM Does Not Allow Magna to Sell Cars in the US, China
GM Does Not Allow Magna to Sell Cars in the US, China

3 Jun 2009, 12:53 UTC / Although Magna International yesterday announced that it intends to produce and sell cars in Canada - in order to support its North American expansion - it might seem the Canadian - Austrian manufac...

 
500, the Only Model to Reach the US as a Fiat
500, the Only Model to Reach the US as a Fiat

2 Jun 2009, 10:16 UTC / We all know by know that, as part of the strategic alliance between Chrysler and Fiat, the Italian manufacturer plans to launch several models designed in Europe in the United States and benefit fro...

 
Court Okays Chrysler Assets Sale to Fiat
Court Okays Chrysler Assets Sale to Fiat

1 Jun 2009, 08:31 UTC / This is probably the only good news for Fiat these days as the Italian automaker lost the battle with Magna International and its Russian partners over the acquisition of Opel. A federal bankruptcy ...

 
Confirmed: GM Will Build Small Car in the US
Confirmed: GM Will Build Small Car in the US

31 May 2009, 11:58 UTC / One more rumor that proves to be true. General Motors has finally confirmed that it will build a small car in the United States, following the agreement it reached with the United Auto Workers (UAW)...

 
GM to Shut Down 14 Plants on Monday
GM to Shut Down 14 Plants on Monday

29 May 2009, 08:49 UTC / The bankruptcy filing General Motors is going to announce on Monday will obviously have serious consequences over the American auto sector. According to a report by the Associated Press, the US car ...

 
Almost Official: GM to File for Bankruptcy on Monday
Almost Official: GM to File for Bankruptcy on Monday

29 May 2009, 08:06 UTC / Rumors surrounding General Motors' fate continue to surface, with a new story claiming that the American auto giant might file for bankruptcy on Monday. Just like in Chrysler's case, Gener...

 
Nissan Reports Production Drop of 58.5% in the US
Nissan Reports Production Drop of 58.5% in the US

28 May 2009, 14:49 UTC / Well, we already knew that things are getting worse for some automakers but it seems like the economic recession is out of control. In a statement rolled out today, Nissan announced its official pro...

 
Not Enough Priuses for the US Due to High Demand in Japan
Not Enough Priuses for the US Due to High Demand in Japan

27 May 2009, 15:10 UTC / Hybrids are indeed very popular nowadays as people are always searching for more fuel efficient means of transportation. But Toyota's Prius is surely more popular than even its parent company h...

 
US Gives GM Another $4 Billion Loan
US Gives GM Another $4 Billion Loan

25 May 2009, 08:30 UTC / With a bankruptcy filing rumored to be announced as soon as this week, General Motors confirmed it received another $4 billion from the US Treasury, which raises the total loan it received in the Un...

 
GM, UAW Reach Tentative Agreement
GM, UAW Reach Tentative Agreement

24 May 2009, 21:12 UTC / General Motors today announced it has reached a tentative agreement with the United Auto Workers (UAW) which is regarded as a major step towards a successful restructuring process started by the Ame...

 
How Satellite Radio Works
How Satellite Radio Works

22 May 2009, 14:48 UTC / Technology evolves a lot nowadays and, at the same time, consumers have bigger expectations from all the things they buy. Including cars. And today's automakers continuously struggle to design ...

 
Chrysler Could Kill ALL Dealers if Fiat Alliance Not Approved
Chrysler Could Kill ALL Dealers if Fiat Alliance Not Approved

22 May 2009, 06:19 UTC / Since the American ailing manufacturer announced last week that it plans to end its contracts with 789 dealerships across the United States, Chrysler has been severely criticized from all around, no...

 
Volkswagen's Chattanooga Plant to Play Key Role in US Strategy
Volkswagen's Chattanooga Plant to Play Key Role in US Strategy

14 May 2009, 14:59 UTC / Volkswagen today erected the first wall of the new US factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee which was regarded as a new reason for celebration within the German manufacturer. The Governor of the State o...

 
Chrysler Bankruptcy Could Take Two Years
Chrysler Bankruptcy Could Take Two Years

13 May 2009, 09:43 UTC / That would be something... Instead of the 60 days period announced by President Barack Obama, Chrysler's bankruptcy could take up to two years, Bloomberg reported today citing an administration...