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Obama, task force want to offer more help to U.S. industry

No one really knows what to make of the auto market right now, least of all the industry itself. Fiat is forecasting blue skies, GM is on the brink of failing to meet a restructuring deadline, and Ford is still chartering private jets - but President Obama and the task force on the industry are... read more

March 26, 2009 by
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Fiat keen to draw SUV know-how from Jeep

Earlier this week Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli mentioned how the proposed $10 billion deal with Fiat could be just what the company needs to bring it back from the brink of... read more March 19, 2009 by

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Chrysler ends talks with China’s Great Wall Motors

Partnerships between American and Chinese carmakers are nothing new, but only in the recent past has there been talk of Chinese-manufactured cars being imported into North... read more March 17, 2009 by

GM CEO Rick Wagoner

Wagoner admits pre-planned bankruptcy "could work"

Both General Motors and Chrysler are fearful a bankruptcy would kill whatever consumer confidence the ailing Detroit carmakers may have left but in the latest twist of the... read more March 17, 2009 by

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Jeep unveils three-pack of Rocky Mountain Edition models

Adding value to a vehicle intended for dual-duty city and offroad use isn't a hard thing to do. Doing it in this economy, and actually selling vehicles, is another. Chrysler... read more March 16, 2009 by

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Photo update: up close and personal with Audi's R15 TDI Le Mans racer

Diesel is fast - scary fast - as Audi's R10 TDI proved when it swept through the world of Le Mans and endurance racing by storm. Since then rule changes have dampened the... read more March 13, 2009 by

Ford VP Joe Hinrichs at the Oakville, Ontario plant

Ford, Chrysler say GM should get more out of CAW

Ford is projecting the strongest image of the Detroit 3 at the moment due to its refusal to seek government loans, but it says the deal General Motors and the CAW reached... read more March 13, 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

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Fiat and PSA Peugeot-Citroen deny merger rumors

Fiat Group, Chrysler and its parent company Cerberus Capital Management in January released a joint statement announcing they had signed a non-binding term sheet to establish... read more March 13, 2009 by

Canadian parliament

Chrysler threatens to pull out of Canada

General Motors and Chrysler have told authorities in Canada they need as much as $8 billion in aid to stay afloat, more than double the original amount requested just three... read more March 12, 2009 by

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Chevrolet Volt driving day planned for Obama’s auto industry task force

They did it in the nation’s capital at the first round of viability meetings and tomorrow in Detroit government officials will once again be able to drive a prototype... read more March 8, 2009 by

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GOP senators John McCain and Richard Shelby want bankruptcy for GM and Chrysler

Former presidential candidate John McCain, as well as fellow republican senator Richard Shelby, both believe that General Motors and Chrysler should go into bankruptcy rather... read more March 8, 2009 by

Dodge Challenger SRT8

Chrysler's SRT brand not going anywhere

Just because you can buy a Charger SRT8 for under $35,000 after incentives and rebates doesn't mean Chrysler is liquidating its SRT cars to get rid of the brand. In fact... read more March 6, 2009 by

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Audi R15 TDI to contend three ALMS events this year

Diesel is fast - scary fast - as Audi's R10 TDI proved when it swept through the world of Le Mans and endurance racing by storm in previous years. Since then rule changes... read more March 5, 2009 by

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400hp for $35,000: Pontiac G8 GXP and Dodge Charger SRT8 after incentives

Whoever said the muscle car era was dead and gone? Right now you can drive away with more than 400hp (298kW) under the hood for around $35,000. The poor state of the economy... read more March 5, 2009 by

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Marchionne confident Fiat can help Chrysler

The Fiat-Chrysler partnership has been brewing since well before the economic meltdown and federal loan bonanza of late 2008, but it's still taking shape as the carmakers... read more March 5, 2009 by


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