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  Category: Articles » Articles by Author » Author: Anthony Fontanelle
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1.Volvo Bids $1B For Nissan Diesel
AB Volvo, the Swedish truck manufacturer, bids $1.07 billion Tuesday to acquire Japan's Nissan Diesel to establish a solid presence in Asia. The bid was the latest attempt of the automaker to bolster ...
[Added: 17 May 2007   Hits: 1929   Words: 625]

2.GM-Chrysler Merger Would Hurt State Budget
The automotive industry has been smoldered by different types of scorching pandemonium in the past six years – plant closures, job cuts, ailing automaker's reputation and vanishing confidences. Moreover, the state's famished financial system is expected to be significantly hurt by the predicted GM-Chrysler merger. ...
[Added: 17 May 2007   Hits: 1633   Words: 519]

3.One Car May No Longer Fit All
One car for the family no longer fits all. Car manufacturers mix up auto parts, lines, styles, hues and amenities to especially cater to the needs of a particular cluster of individuals. As evidenced by auto shows and showrooms, car models are now engineered with and for a distinct niche ...
[Added: 17 May 2007   Hits: 1919   Words: 721]

4.Dribble Your Way to Owning a Dodge Ram
Dodge, the DaimlerChrysler division, is about to give away one Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab unit that will come equipped with a HEMI engine. The car manufacturer invites consumers to "Dribble for a Dodge". The contest ...
[Added: 19 Apr 2007   Hits: 1433   Words: 624]

5.Chicago Auto Show Organizers Offer Tips to Car Fans
The 2007 Chicago Auto Show is nearing its final days, and tough weather seems to be playing a major role in the attendance of car aficionados at the said event. To help automotive enthusiasts deal with the weather, the organizers of the motor show ...
[Added: 19 Apr 2007   Hits: 1295   Words: 641]

6.Chrysler's Weakness Attracts More Suitors
DaimlerChrysler AG's announcement Wednesday is expected to create a whirl of speculation about who would be interested in the Auburn Hills-based Chrysler. With a large amount of capital available on various markets today, possible suitors could include private equity groups and other automakers. The former could invest heavily in the ...
[Added: 08 Mar 2007   Hits: 938   Words: 546]

7.Chrysler's 'Valentine Bomb' Explodes At Auburn Hills
Valentine's Day is supposed to be lovely. But at Auburn Hills the sentiment is on the exact opposite. Chrysler's workers know that a vicious "Valentine bomb" is about to blast. It will not only harm them; it could shatter their future. Early Wednesday, Chrysler's workers received emails from the ...
[Added: 08 Mar 2007   Hits: 941   Words: 610]

8.Chrysler Exec's Change of Tune Rattles Nerves
Wednesday was not just a bad day. In fact, awful is an understatement. It is especially true to workers who have endured the greatest blow of Chrysler's verdict on Wednesday. The announcement sounds like the slashing of 13,000 jobs was not enough that ...
[Added: 08 Mar 2007   Hits: 868   Words: 565]

9.Could 13 New Models Lift Chrysler's Mess?
The automotive market has obviously shifted to fuel-efficient compact cars. In connection with this, Chrysler Group intends to manufacture more compacts to curb dependence on light trucks and to lift the mess it has created in the previous years. Chrysler is now preparing for its healing process ...
[Added: 08 Mar 2007   Hits: 934   Words: 613]

10.Daimler: Fix Chrysler Or Else…
Chrysler Group needs swift and clever moves to avoid further losses. The company knows exactly that one wrong move could trigger the worst to its detriment. It could lose its goodwill. It could lose its German suitors. ...
[Added: 06 Mar 2007   Hits: 688   Words: 610]

11.Is DaimlerChrysler Facing Divorce?
It was a marriage heard around the world. In November 1998, a stunning $36 billion merger was perfected between Daimler Benz, the German manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, and Chrysler Corp., the all-American maker of ...
[Added: 06 Mar 2007   Hits: 1282   Words: 588]

12.The 2007 Saturn Aura XR Bids for Mid-Size Sedan Segment Supremacy
In the automotive industry, innovations and upgrades are constant. For a car to stay on top of its class, it has to be one step ahead of its competitors. It has to have that distinct advantage that will separate it from the rest of its competitors. Car ...
[Added: 01 Mar 2007   Hits: 611   Words: 601]

13.Emission Laws Too Stringent says SUV Owners
Sports utility vehicles have been under attack recently because of their relatively poor fuel efficiency. But the members of the SUV Owners of America or SUVOA said that the law passed to decrease the amount of greenhouse gases ...
[Added: 01 Mar 2007   Hits: 877   Words: 594]

14.What Car Buyers Are Looking For
Choosing a car involves looking at the different attributes of a car. Consumers tend to go for different things in a car, from its performance or its design or other factors. A car's design and ...
[Added: 26 Feb 2007   Hits: 477   Words: 607]

15.Magna Lends a Hand to Provide Ingenious Seating for Chrysler Minivans
Car makers are always known for coming up with radical new ideas to provide better convenience and comfort to their customers just like in the development of the EBC Redstuff brake pads. In the development of such technologies, car makers ...
[Added: 26 Feb 2007   Hits: 563   Words: 597]

16.Alternative Fuel Conference Scheduled in April
Vehicles play a major role in the current drive of the global community to decrease the dependency on fossil fuels in an effort to protect the environment much like an EBC pad affects the stopping power of a car. Automotive vehicles ...
[Added: 26 Feb 2007   Hits: 536   Words: 602]

17.Chrysler, Off To Unfold The Biggest Gamble Ever
DaimlerChrysler AG's supervisory board arrived in Auburn Hills to finalize its major restructuring plan. The details of its restructuring plan that is tagged as its "biggest gamble" will be announced on Wednesday. Analysts in the industry anticipate that some 10,000 blue-collar jobs and 1,000 salaried positions ...
[Added: 23 Feb 2007   Hits: 460   Words: 604]

18.Mileage Rules, Harsher Than Bush's Plan
With the goal of limiting the effects of global warming, the auto industry is expected to endure the growing momentum for more stringent Congress fuel economy standards than what was earlier proposed by US President George W. Bush. Fuel-efficient cars and ...
[Added: 23 Feb 2007   Hits: 454   Words: 584]

19.Dodge Sets Free A Roadster Demon With Soulful Attitude
Ever wondered how the Dodge could transform into something wicked and devilish when it comes to roadster performance? Anticipation is soon to end this coming March at the Geneva Auto Show which would be held in Switzerland as the automaker ...
[Added: 23 Feb 2007   Hits: 777   Words: 602]

20.Use of Electronics in Automobiles Increased Demands for ASIC, ASSP, and FPGAs
Frost & Sullivan has recently made public their new report on the current status of ASIC, ASSP, and FPGA markets. The report not only states how the industry is faring but also forecasts what will be the trends in the markets and what will be ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2007   Hits: 561   Words: 625]

21.The Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec: A Diesel Luxury Car
Luxury cars are known for having the perfect fusion of performance and a good number of amenities that could not found on ordinary sedans or even coupes. But it is hard to find a luxury sports car that would ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2007   Hits: 571   Words: 625]

22.Pontiac G8 Possess Power, Performance, and Design
The ongoing 2007 Chicago Auto Show has seen the launch of great cars one after another. Pontiac followed in other car makers' step in introducing their brand new model at the said event. This year's star of ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2007   Hits: 506   Words: 619]

23.Volkswagen Shows the Future of Clean Vehicles at Sustainability Summit
At the Designing Sustainable Mobility Summit, Volkswagen showcased their lineup of clean cars. The summit is being held at the Art Center College of Design which is located in Southern California. The conference facilitates the sharing of ideas of transportation ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2007   Hits: 482   Words: 633]

24.Effectiveness of Car Seat Clinics Confirmed
Workshops conducted to instruct parents on how to secure their children safely on their car seats are deemed quite effective as per a study done by Safe Kids Worldwide. The research takes into account the performance of parents who have undergone child passenger ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2007   Hits: 514   Words: 634]

25.Consumer Reports Cited Fuel Efficient SUVs
With the prices of gas and fuel increasing steadily, consumers tend to turn their backs on the sport utility vehicle (SUV) market. Sports utility vehicles after all has a reputation for being gas guzzlers and that is why most consumers now opt for more fuel ...
[Added: 18 Feb 2007   Hits: 598   Words: 674]

26.New Metal Pretreatment Technology From Henkel Helps Ford
The partnership between the Ford Motor Company and Henkel Corporation led to the development of the first production vehicle that did not undergo the usual coating process. The new production vehicle did go through a ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 665   Words: 609]

27.WealthTV Recognizes Six Most Luxurious Vehicles
In connection with the ongoing Chicago Auto Show, six luxury vehicles were recognized by WealthTV, the leading lifestyle and entertainment network. At the start of the auto show, the lifestyle network announced the winner on their online poll conducted over a span of ...
[Added: 16 Feb 2007   Hits: 552   Words: 625]