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America's Next Big Rip-Off: Cars Are the Next Subprime Crisis!
Business  (tags: David Dayen, Cars, Auto Industry, auto loans, Loans, Debt, Subprime Loans, Editor's Picks, Wall Street, Banks )

Judy
- 504 days ago - salon.com
With financial firms now pushing strongly into auto loans, here's how Congress is helping car dealers rip you off
Insight: Has Volkswagen Discovered the Holy Grail of Carmakers?
Business  (tags: Auto industry, Volkswagen, VW Golf, global market, global car, MQB )

Angelika
- 794 days ago - reuters.com
Ulrich Hackenberg isn't yet a household name but if Volkswagen's $70 billion bet on his big idea pays off, he may join the likes of Henry Ford, Alfred Sloan and Taiichi Ohno in the canon of auto industry pioneers..
EPA Release 2011 Annual Fuel Economy Guide
Business  (tags: auto industry, economy, environment, business, americans, marketing )

Sally Ann
- 1623 days ago - newsblaze.com
EPA and DOE will provide additional fuel economy information online as more 2011 vehicles, including electric and plug-in hybrid cars, become available.
Auto Industry Troubles 'Scary,' But Should Pass
Business  (tags: auto industry, Borg Warner, Indiana )

Kristi
- 2182 days ago - thestarpress.com
MUNCIE -- Even as Muncie's BorgWarner Automotive plant closes down, the nation's already shaky automotive industry appears to teeter on the brink of oblivion: The government is reported to be pushing Chrysler toward bankruptcy.
Renew Auto Industry? Start With Real Health Reform
Business  (tags: business, politics, economy, bailout, healthcare, automakers, auto industry )

Claudia
- 2245 days ago - thenation.com
This country's for-profit health care system places an extreme burden on firms that manufacture vehicles in the U.S. How extreme? It is estimated that health care costs add as much as $1,400 to the cost of a car made in an American plant.
GM: IT'S EITHER MORE BAILOUT MONEY OR BANKRUPTCY
Business  (tags: Auto Bailout, Auto Industry, General Motors, General Motors Bankruptcy, Gm, Business News )

Blue
- 2252 days ago - reuters.com
General Motors and Chrysler LLC face a Tuesday deadline to file restructuring plans to the government in exchange for receiving $17.4 billion in federal loans.
Bailouts Won't Save a Global Economy
Business  (tags: bailout plan, Felix Rohatyn, Global Economy, auto industry, finance, foreclosures, banks, loans )

David
- 2297 days ago - larouchepub.com
The specter of bankruptcy is hovering over the U.S. economy, both in the fears of failing households and businesses, and in the need to put the entire system through a bankruptcy reorganization before it collapses completely.
Will Detroit's Cash Crisis Kill the Electric Car?
Business  (tags: business, AUTO INDUSTRY, technology, environment, greenbuilding )

Cal
- 2341 days ago - reuters.com
Call it an economic and environmental murder mystery in the making: Will a cash-strapped Detroit kill the electric car -- again?
Auto Bankruptcy Protection Won't Work: Report
Business  (tags: investing, economy, auto industry, business, finance )

Cal
- 2345 days ago - reuters.com
A Chapter 11 restructuring bid by one of the three top U.S. automakers is unlikely to succeed due to the damaged economy and frozen credit markets, and may even result in the company folding, billionaire investor Wilbur Ross told Bloomberg
Enough With the 'Not Invented Here'
Business  (tags: auto industry, dishonesty, money, congress, bailout )

Clever
- 2392 days ago - evworld.com
The big 3 auto makers are shaking Nancy Pelosi down for 25 billion in bush's end-of-term money eating frenzy but what promises do they have to make this time?
Ford To Cut 4,200 Blue-Collar Employees, Report
Business  (tags: Bush Economy, Republicans, Republican Fiscal Irresponsibility, John McCain, American Automobile Industry, Auto Industry, Ford, Layoffs, Business News )

Blue
- 2406 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Ford has declined to publicly state a target number, but Joe Hinrichs, group vice president of global manufacturing, told union officials the company has 4,200 more blue collar workers than it needs, according to the person briefed on the presentation.
Midwest Auto Workers Look To Obama, Democrats For Change
Business  (tags: Auto Industry, Automotive Industry, Barack Obama, Election 2008, General Motors, Gm, Indiana, Indiana Politics, John McCain, Michigan, Michigan Politics, Midwest, Midwest Politics, Missouri, Ohio, Presidential Politics, Presidential Race, Rick Wagone )

Blue
- 2462 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Galaviz sees the trauma of the industry favoring Obama in 2008. "I think pretty much the majority is going for Obama," he said. "I think there's a real desire for change. We have the capability to transform the industry."
"Consumer Reports" Drops TOYOTA From Their Recommendations!
Business  (tags: automobiles, auto industry, foreign auto business, Toyota, magazine recommendations, auto setbacks, below-average rankings, auto reliability, auto data )

K. A.
- 2739 days ago - features.us.reuters.com
Latest setback for Toyota Motor Corp--Consumer Reports said Tuesday it was reversing a practice of recommending all new Toyota cars/trucks after 2 models earned below-average rankings--Toyota-built models without reliability data on a specific design...
   

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