Archive for June, 2009

Eager to speed up its bankruptcy proceedings, GM has agreed to take responsibility for any future injuries or deaths that result from faulty cars and trucks it sold before bankruptcy, according to the Associated Press.  GM had originally planned to follow Chrysler’s lead and include any potential liability for defective vehicles sold before its bankruptcy […]

Read Full Post »

FREE NEW CAR PRICE QUOTE
     

Papa John set out a month ago on a road trip/publicity stunt to find the 1972 Camaro Z28 he sold to start the business back in the 80s.  Originally Papa John offered $25,000 for his long lost Camaro, but apparently the search hasn’t been going as well as he’d hoped (or, if you’re a cynic, […]

Read Full Post »

  GMAC, which gives car loans to most Chrysler dealers for their inventory, has suspended financing to about 80 dealers.  Left Lane News is reporting that GMAC will give the suspended dealers 30 days to get their finances in shape or be permanently cut off from GMAC’s car loans in the future. Chrysler dealers unable […]

Read Full Post »

Conan O’Brien is very open about the ongoing love affair he has with his Ford Taurus SHO.  While the SHO is a pretty cool car, when you factor in the obvious handicap of being built out of a Ford Taurus (more like SNOREus, am I right?), Conan has really stepped up his game since he […]

Read Full Post »

It’s no secret that new car sales are slow right now.  Automakers and dealerships are offering unheard of incentives. Buy one get one free cars, 0% interest car loans, and huge price cuts are the norm, and you’d be crazy to buy most cars for anything more than a few thousand off the asking price.  […]

Read Full Post »

In the 60s, the original Ford Mustang was available in three different body styles, coupe, convertible and fastback. The fastback body style featured a sloping rear end, unlike the coupe with it’s near vertical rear window. Fastback Mustangs were popular, and Ford used the body style for the Boss, Mach 1 and Shelby editions of […]

Read Full Post »

A report by Safety Research and Strategies says that more than 3,400 Americans will be injured or killed by defective GM and Chrysler products in the first year after bankruptcy.  Since Chrysler and most likely GM won’t be held liable for any defects on vehicles sold before their bankruptcies, all those people will have nobody […]

Read Full Post »

Mahindra, an Indian carmaker that plans to sell a small truck and SUV in the U.S. soon, is planning to use dealerships that have been cut by Chrysler and GM to sell its vehicles.  Mahindra is looking to set up 300 dealerships nation wide. Mahindra’s Web Site says it will begin selling its two and […]

Read Full Post »

GM has issued a press release stating that the Pontiac Vibe will no longer be manufactured after August 2009.  The Vibe is built alongside the Toyota Matrix at a plant operated by both GM and Toyota in California called the New United Motor Manufacturing Incorporated facility, or NUMMI. The Pontiac Vibe was set to be […]

Read Full Post »

Automotive startup V-Vehicles is planning to take over a closed GM plant in Louisiana and build a car that it claims will change the automotive landscape in America. V-Vehicles executives and Louisiana state officials announced the plan on Wednesday, according to CNN Money. V-Vehicles will renovate and expand the former Guide headlamp facility in Monroe, […]

Read Full Post »

Next »

{literal} {/literal}