American Suzuki Motor Corporation will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in California. Original post on cnn.com Comments on reddit.com
(WASHINGTON) — U.S. retail sales rose in August from July because consumers paid higher gas prices and bought more cars and trucks. They were more cautious elsewhere, suggesting the weak economy has made many selective about spending. Original post on time.com Comments on reddit.com
Andrew Watt says he figures the shelf life of an auto engineer looking for a job in Michigan is about three days. Companies that wait longer than that will have to get back in line for the next candidate.
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Talks begin this week on a new Canadian Auto Workers contract as the three Detroit automakers have been scaling back their operations in Canada.
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A Chinese-Japanese investment group agreed to buy Saab Automobile and convert the bankrupt Swedish manufacturer into a maker of electric cars. Original post on bloomberg.com Comments on reddit.com
FACT CHECKER | Romney claims he created 100,000 jobs — while Obama lost 100,000 auto jobs. That’s a Four Pinocchio statement. Original post on washingtonpost.com Comments on reddit.com
If we don’t speak out, we’re part of the problem – Progressive blogging for the middle class, not corporate welfare.
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Mitt Romney has very publicly opposed the government bailout of the auto industry. So the likely GOP nominee raised more than a few eyebrows this week when he said: Original post on npr.org Comments on reddit.com
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Satellite TV purveyor Dish Network unveiled a new feature of its powerful Hopper digital video recorder this week, and it’s the answer to a lot of viewers’ prayers. It’s also a nightmare for broadcasters.
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First announced last October, the reborn, all-electric Delorean has made a surprise appearance at the New York Auto Show this year. It’s a surprise
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Nissan Motor Co., the Asian carmaker with the biggest production capacity in Mexico, will spend as much as $2 billion on a third factory in the country as the yen’s strength drives the company out of Japan. Original post on bloomberg.com Comments on digg.com Other bloomberg.com posts Other posts in News
The stunning LF-LC and ultra-efficient Prius C aren’t the only new hybrids Toyota has brought to the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. Making its debut today on the automaker’s Detroit stand is an advanced new plug-in hybrid concept dubbed the NS4, a vehicle that signifies Toyota’s vision for…