Automotive News

One Autoworker's Fears May Be Industry's Future

One Autoworker's Fears May Be Industry's Future

The fears of a German autoworker in Berlin may be a representation of fears of all such workers worldwide due to the globalization of the car industry: Will a job that most took for granted as a lifetime job really be there for life?

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August 2, 2007
UAW Teams Up With Bank On Retiree Healthcare Takeover

UAW Teams Up With Bank On Retiree Healthcare Takeover

The UAW could be on the verge of making concessions to the Detroit Three.The Dow Jones (via Smart Money) notes that talk is that the union is working with investment banker Lazard Ltd.

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August 1, 2007
Ford Goes To Europe For Asian Invasion

Ford Goes To Europe For Asian Invasion

We admit we're a little confused by this post.

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August 1, 2007
Clear Channel Extends Traffic Service to HD Radio

Clear Channel Extends Traffic Service to HD Radio

Clear Channel Radio's Total Traffic Network is now being broadcast on high-definition, or HD, Radio.

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August 1, 2007
Chrysler Downsizing Deeper Than Expected

Chrysler Downsizing Deeper Than Expected

Are congratulations or condolences appropriate for the latest news coming out of Chrysler?

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August 1, 2007
Hyundai's Five Million Reasons To Smile

Hyundai's Five Million Reasons To Smile

It seems that if you are not an American automaker, then you are doing well selling vehicles in the United States.

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August 1, 2007
Plug-In Hybrids. Do They Really Help The Environment?

Plug-In Hybrids. Do They Really Help The Environment?

According to the the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the National Resources Defense Council, if rechargeable "plug-in" hybrid-electric vehicles are used in large numbers in the United States, greenhouse gas emissions would drop significantly.

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August 1, 2007
Toyota's Slight Price Raise On 2008 Models

Toyota's Slight Price Raise On 2008 Models

July 30, 2007 : Torrance, CA - Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., announced manufacturer's suggested retail prices (MSRP) today for the 2008 Avalon full-size sedan, Prius gas-electric hybrid, Yaris subcompact, RAV4 compact sport utility vehicle (SUV), FJ Cruiser off-road SUV (pictured), 4Runner

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August 1, 2007
Hybrid Race Not For Seconds, But Mileage

Hybrid Race Not For Seconds, But Mileage

In a race determined not by speed, but rather by fuel efficiency, a 2000 Honda Insight took the top honors by getting 74.9 miles per gallon in a July 14 race in Norwich, Conn.Driven by Scott W.

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August 1, 2007
Hyundai Tops Lexus, Nissan, Porsche Worldwide

Hyundai Tops Lexus, Nissan, Porsche Worldwide

Seoul, Korea, 07/27/2007 Hyundai Motor Company's brand power continues to rise as it was ranked 72nd in the 2007 Best Global Brands survey jointly conducted by Interbrand, a leading consultancy in branding and BusinessWeek, the New York-based global business media organization.With a brand value est

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August 1, 2007