Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept spied as convertible in L.A.

Don’t Believe The Hype: History of Corvette Rumors

 A fiberglass-bodied two-seater, powered by a potent V-8 up front and being driven by the rear wheels is what you get when you buy a Chevrolet Corvette. This formula for America’s sports car hasn’t strayed much from the original in nearly half a decade the car has been built, except for the... read more

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Audi and Lamborghini predicting market turnaround

Accurate crystal balls were in short supply a year ago, but this year predictions of recovery are flying. The latest to join the side of the optimists are Audi and... read more July 22, 2009 by

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2010 Subaru Legacy scores 31mpg highway in EPA tests

Subaru has been curiously unaffected - or nearly so - by the tremors shaking the foundations of so many other carmakers' sales figures. And despite the 2010 Legacy's... read more June 18, 2009 by

A UAW worker assembling a Hummer H3T

Report: UAW agrees to 17.5% stake in restructured GM, bondholders reject tender offer

In a hugely positive step for General Motors, the carmaker, together with the U.S. Treasury and United Auto Workers (UAW), reached a tentative bargain on how they'll deal... read more May 26, 2009 by

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

U.S. raises fuel economy floor to 27.3mpg for 2011

You might disagree with his methods, but you can't deny President Obama's determination to improve the U.S. car industry's situation and to remedy the nation's current energy... read more March 27, 2009 by

Lamborghini Murcielago LP-640 Roadster

Shocker: Women find expensive cars more attractive

Readers, you may want to hold on to your rocking chairs as the following news will likely come as a stunning shock to you. There's no easy way to put it, but women find men... read more March 27, 2009 by

The Chevy Aveo is already built in Mexico

Small car, hybrid sales taking a long drive off a short pier

The short-sightedness of the car-buying public is breathtaking. It was just months ago that fears over $4 gas prices had people scurrying about, dumping loaded SUVs for a... read more March 23, 2009 by

Ford's Joe Hinrichs talks with workers

Ford and UAW deal could save $500 million annually

Taking care of its retirees is one of the things the American auto industry prides itself on, and for good reason. But it's also one of the things that are making it hard to... read more March 11, 2009 by

Jaguar XF assembly line

UK auto aid approved by EU, now accepting bids for share of £2.3 billion

The weak economy knows no borders, rampaging across the globe taking its toll in lost jobs and bankruptcies. The car industry in particular is no stranger to this strife, and... read more March 11, 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

Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche speaks at the press conference

Chrysler cost Daimler $1.75 billion in 2008

The divorce of Daimler from Chrysler in 2007 wasn't complete - the German company Daimler still holds 19.9% of Chrysler - and now that lingering relationship has come back... read more February 17, 2009 by

Chrysler co-president Jim Press

Chrysler co-president: You can either help us or burn us all down

Chrysler has come out with its second sales plea in as little two weeks, urging dealers to order more than 15,000 cars by Monday to keep the company viable. Not one to mince... read more February 6, 2009 by

An Aston rolling off the line at the Gaydon plant

Three day working week for 600 Aston Martin staff

The tough times facing the car industry are not new, but the extended duration is beginning to take its toll on even the most luxurious carmakers. Having already announced... read more January 28, 2009 by

Jim Press

Jim Press: Chrysler 'viable' by spring, but profit still too far off to gauge

The recently announced alliance to be forged with Fiat notwithstanding, Chrysler's current position in the market is regarded as precarious by buyers and analysts alike. Vice... read more January 27, 2009 by

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota to build more cars in North America than Chrysler

Toyota's North American car output will surpass Chrysler's for the first time during the first quarter of 2009. The two companies' downward trajectories will soon cross... read more January 26, 2009 by

Ford CEO Alan Mulally

Ford confirms it won't need any loan money

As the economy and the car industry transform to lighter, more compact versions of their previous selves, the primary agent of change is cash. Ford CEO Alan Mulally took an... read more January 26, 2009 by


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