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2006 Bristol Fighter T

Bristol Cars Bankrupt After 65 Year Run

The U.K.'s Bristol Cars may not be on the tip of every wagging social media tongue these days, especially here in the U.S., but it has produced some remarkable cars over the years. Unfortunately, unless it finds an angel to keep it going, it may be going under. Bristol has entered administration... read more

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GM Detroit headquarters

Bankruptcy court approves GM asset sale

General Motors is one step closer to emerging from bankruptcy, with a judge on Sunday approving an asset sale to allow the most profitable assets to exit bankruptcy... read more July 6, 2009 by


 
Karmann Ghia coupe

Karmann shuts its doors as last convertible rolls off the line

Last year a spate of bankruptcy threats and possible acquisitions or closures hit the coachbuilding industry, but today Karmann, perhaps most famous for the Karmann Ghia... read more June 23, 2009 by


 
GM Detroit headquarters

GM sees possibility for early exit from Chapter 11

Much talk over the messiness of so-called 'surgical' bankruptcies has spun about the web, and before Chrysler and General Motors went into the process, there was a lot of... read more June 19, 2009 by


 
Bill Ford, Jr.

Ford: Government loans to Chrysler, GM saved the industry

It's easy to look at the bailouts and bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrysler as a big-government bonanza. Some even see tints of socialism in the loans and subsequent... read more June 15, 2009 by


 
Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat

Marchionne says Fiat will stick with Chrysler deal despite delay

Although Fiat's purchase of Chrysler seemed almost a done deal last week, today the U.S. Supreme Court has issued an indefinite stay on the sale until it can decide whether... read more June 9, 2009 by


 
Meet the new GM...not quite the same as the old GM

Ed Whitacre to be named chairman of New GM

A bit over a week into GM's bankruptcy and we're starting to see announcements that mirror those made by Chrysler about a month ago. Today's is the naming of the... read more June 9, 2009 by


 
U.S. Capitol Hill

Republicans and Democrats blame each other for GM collapse

The collapse of General Motors has seen some of the most divergent views on both politics and the automotive industry appear in recent times, and even though the collapse of... read more June 9, 2009 by


 
Rick Wagoner Alan Mulally George Bush

Dick Cheney: Bush didn’t want to be the one to ”pull the plug” on GM

Earlier this week General Motors formerly announced that it had filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy but the truth of the matter is that the struggling automaker’s downfall... read more June 4, 2009 by


 
Meet the new GM...not quite the same as the old GM

GM appoints Detroit turnaround expert Al Koch to oversee bad assets

In times of trouble, companies need a solid leader to help turn their fortunes around. You only need to look at what Fiat has achieved in the past few years with Sergio... read more June 2, 2009 by


 
GM American flag

Official: GM files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

General Motors today announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy following an agreement reached with the U.S. Treasury and the governments of Canada and Ontario to... read more June 1, 2009 by


 
GM Detroit headquarters

U.S. government pledges $30 billion in GM bankruptcy financing

It's been expected for a long time but it finally appears as though General Motors’ bankruptcy is upon us, and with it the federal government is set to bring the... read more June 1, 2009 by


 
Meet the new GM...not quite the same as the old GM

GM bondholders agree to take 25% of new company, U.S. Treasury gets 72.5% ownership

As General Motors prepares for a bankruptcy announcement on June 1, the U.S. Treasury is helping to pave the way by releasing a new deal that leaves GM's bondholders with 25%... read more May 28, 2009 by


 
GM Warren Tech Center

Warren encouraging GM to move corporate HQ with tax breaks

Detroit has long been the heart of America's automotive industry, but 2009 has been a major period of upheaval for the city, with further shocks expected to come - including... read more May 28, 2009 by


 
A UAW worker assembling a Hummer H3T

GM and UAW reach tentative deal

The U.S. Treasury, General Motors and the United Auto Workers have reached a tentative bargain on how they'll deal with changes to the current agreement in the face of the... read more May 21, 2009 by


 
GM Cadillac dealer

GM to close 42% of Canadian dealer network

The symptoms of America's ailing carmakers don't recognize borders, and no nation is more keenly aware of that fact than Canada. That's doubly true after today's announcement... read more May 20, 2009 by


 
 

 
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