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Ford's image improves by staying above the fray, says study

It wasn't so long ago that people were deriding Ford for mortgaging the Blue Oval itself, key investors were dumping shares into the open market and the company was forced to sell off its stake in Mazda. But now a study is saying things have turned around, with Ford's image improving in relation to... read more

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China's already busy streets are soon to be even more crowded

China to be world's largest auto producer by the end of the year

Despite the global economic downturn, the nation of China is still on track to become the world's largest automaker by this year. Currently, China remains in second place to... read more March 30, 2009 by 


 
Obama addresses the U.S. auto industry

Obama throws weight behind car scrapping, new car tax incentives

The 'cash for clunkers' type programs have proven hugely successful in Europe - particularly in Germany - and today President Obama put his support behind at $7,500 trade-in... read more March 30, 2009 by 


 
2009 Honda Insight Hybrid

Honda struggling to meet demand for Insight, U.S. production still a long way off

Honda’s new Insight hybrid vehicle has been on sale in the U.S. for just over a week but demand for the car is already pushing production at the company’s Suzuka... read more March 26, 2009 by 


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota and Honda continue cutting output as Japan's sales head for 32-year low

In the highly reflexive world of modern markets, forecasts are often self-fulfilling, and that's just more reason to fear the word coming out of Tokyo today. The Japan... read more March 24, 2009 by 


 
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Toyota-Subaru joint sports car may lead to Celica comeback

Earlier this month, Toyota executive vice-president Masatami Takimoto confirmed the company was working on a small hybrid sports coupe for the European market but other than... read more March 23, 2009 by 


 
Pontiac G8 GT

Pontiac G8 sees record sales amid harrowed industry

Incentives, incentives, incentives. That's the name of the game at all of the major carmakers these days, and in many cases, it's paying off. Take the Pontiac G8 for example... read more March 23, 2009 by 


 
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Ferrari announces record 2008 profits, retirement of Jean Todt

Following a record first-quarter profit for Ferrari, the slowing global economy and tightening credit markets slammed into the car industry and ground what had looked like a... read more March 17, 2009 by 


 
GM's troubled Saturn brand is emblematic of the struggle with inventory

GM dealers not ordering new cars due to uncertain brand futures

In what is set to become a terrible domino effect, lagging demand for new cars and an uncertain future at Hummer, Saturn and Saab dealerships is leading to an inventory pile... read more March 13, 2009 by 


 
Honda Insight Hybrid

AutoNation CEO says he has 600,000 hybrids sitting on lots across America

Pain at the pump is a thankfully remote sensation for most Americans these days. Just last summer we were all hurting everytime we had to go somewhere, to the point where we... read more March 6, 2009 by 


 
Bentley Crewe factory

Bentley gets idle staff to build furniture

Luxury carmakers have a knack for stamping their logos on almost anything, from pens, to laptops and watches. But the latest direction Bentley is turning for additional... read more March 6, 2009 by 


 
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Lamborghini sales drop 40%, Winkelmann fighting to stay in the black

Luxury sports car manufacturers are having a tough year in 2009, despite their successes last year. Earlier this month we heard from Porsche, who had experienced a massive... read more March 5, 2009 by 


 
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Insider: Toyota-Subaru joint RWD could be on sale in Europe by 2011

The Big 3 Detroit carmakers have been capturing the world's headlines with their economic and product woes for the past several months, but the truth of the situation is that... read more March 3, 2009 by 


 
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Audi: we will beat Mercedes and BMW in Europe by 2010

The bosses at Audi are gunning for their German rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz, announcing this weekend a goal to sell more cars than either in Europe by 2010. Audi's... read more March 2, 2009 by 


 
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Honda's new Insight doubles first-month sales targets in Japan

Making plans for the future is tough when the market is as shaky as it is now, but Honda is trying to find a way to get its Insight hybrid to market in the U.S. for less than... read more February 16, 2009 by 


 
Chery's Easter Cross wagon

Report: Chery considering bid for Volvo

America's car-market troubles are well-known and much belabored of late, but China's automotive industry isn't facing such a dire situation. In January, China's total car... read more February 13, 2009 by 


 
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