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10 outrageous options on luxury cars  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Just another example of how much a car can be when engineers have the budget to do it and how people feel that all these options make them more luxurious. Let's be real though. This is nothing ...  
 
 
10 Best Values in Used Cars 2012  Dec 22nd, 2012 

This post is not accurate regarding the Hyundai - the 10 year/100,000 Mile warranty does not transfer to any owner...only the original warranty does.  Hyundai does have a great warranty (more ...  
 
 
Nigeria Dismissed Soldier Three Others Arrested for Allegedly Hijacking Trucks  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Operatives of the Special Anti- Robbery Squad, Ikeja, Lagos, have smashed a syndicate which specialized in hijacking trucks loaded with goods and selling same at give away prices, arresting four ...  
 
 
10 Most Useless Car Technologies  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Whoever wrote this sounds like some one who just hates technology. Pretty sure the map lights helped me a lot of times, it does get dark in the car and if I drop something I need to see it. ...  
 
 
Fitch Updates Recovery Analyses for U.S. Auto Suppliers Aerospace Defense and Capital Goods  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Below-Average U.S. High Yield Default Rate to Persist Into 2013 Fitch Ratingsprojects a U.S. high yield par default rate of 2% in 2013, in line with 2012 activity. However, a bankruptcy filing by ...  
 
 
NAFA Announces Special Sustainability Sessions Provided By CALSTART  Dec 22nd, 2012 
NAFA Fleet Management Association has partnered with CALSTART to provide four new educational sessions for fleet managers dealing with sustainability. 
 
 
Texas Officials are Serious About Drunk Driving Consequences  Dec 22nd, 2012 
Unfortunately, Texas has the dubious honor of being consistently number one among all states in the number of fatalities and accidents related to drunk drivers. 
 
 
DUI and the Holidays - Law Enforcement in Minnesota Taking Aggressive Approach  Dec 22nd, 2012 
Holiday DUI enforcement will be increasing within Minnesota. 
 
 
Should School Buses Have Ignition Interlock Devices?  Dec 22nd, 2012 
Officials want ignition interlock devices on school buses, but how might that system work? 
 
 
Study Finds Web Surfing While Behind the Wheel Increasing  Dec 22nd, 2012 
A recent study shows an increase in accessing the web while behind the wheel among younger drivers. 
 
 
GM recalls pickups for missing hood latches  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Washington - General Motors Co. said Thursday it is recalling 145,000 pickups that may not have a secondary latch to prevent the hood from unexpectedly opening.The recall covers the 2010-12 Chevrolet ...  
 
 
Azerbaijan Russia agree to settle problem of cars on border  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Official representatives of the customs agencies of Azerbaijan and Russia held a meeting in which they discussed measures to expedite the customs clearance of cars crossing the customs point on the ...  
 
 
Honda bounces back as sales soar  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Honda Motor Co. is winding its way back to the front of the pack, boosting its U.S. auto sales more than twice as fast as the industry as a whole, after a hard two-year stretch that exposed ...  
 
 
Cops cant pull cars over because of new paint job  Dec 22nd, 2012 

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A Florida appellate court says police cannot pull over a motorist just because the car has been repainted a different color.A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of ...  
 
 
AM Auto-parts Suppliers Report Promising Sales in Nov.  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Taipei, Dec. 22, 2012 (CENS)--Bad weather in the northern hemisphere has been fueling car accidents to drive up demand for aftermarket (AM) replacement auto parts in the fourth quarter, hence many of ...  
 
 
Mini-crossovers could be next big thing in domestic auto industry  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Mini-crossovers -- small SUV-styled vehicles that share parts and systems with compact and subcompact cars -- could be the auto industry‘s next ...  
 
 
Auto sales to keep up momentum  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Automotive analysts are predicting strong December sales - up between 10 and 14 percent from December 2011 - when results for the month and the full year are announced Jan. 3.Research site ...  
 
 
2014 Mazda6 First drive review  Dec 22nd, 2012 

The new Mazda6's headlamps feature LED "halos" around the primary bulb (thankfully no LED strips), and will be available with adaptive high-beam and cornering functionalities. Fully ...  
 
 
Toyota RAV4 revamped as automaker tries to catch up to rivals  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Toyota Motor Corp.'s RAV4 was an oddity when it went on sale in the mid-1990s: a tiny, low-priced alternative to hulking sport utility vehicles such as its own 4Runner and Ford Motor Co.'s ...  
 
 
Four cars slide off US 52 at same time  Dec 22nd, 2012 

CLINTON COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - Emergency crews responded to a major multi-vehicle slide-off on U.S. 52 early Friday afternoon. Clinton County dispatchers said sometime after 12:30 p.m., four cars slid ...  
 
 
Mercedes-Benz GLK350 blends performance with luxury  Dec 22nd, 2012 

There are plenty of small luxury SUVs on the market, and I sometimes I wonder what you get for that extra $15,000. A week in the Mercedes-Benz GLK350 reminded me what luxury looks, feels and rides ...  
 
 
Luxury car sales on track to have best month in years  Dec 22nd, 2012 

The luxury auto market is on the rebound, and Mercedes-Benz and BMW, right, are offering attractive year-end specials as they duke it out for bragging rights as the U.S.'s top luxury brand. ...  
 
 
2013 Honda Accord First drive review  Dec 22nd, 2012 

Honda Accord is unquestionably one of the most recognizable and popular vehicles on the road today. So how does an automaker improve on such a proven winner without mucking up a tried-and-true ...  
 
 
Unbe-Leaf-able: Nissan Giving Back Almost $10,000 in Cash When You Lease a Leaf  Dec 21st, 2012 
Thinking about buying a hybrid or all-electric vehicle in the near future? Then you may want to go down your local Nissan dealership because they’ve got something going on that might interest you. Starting this month and running through January 2, if you lease a Nissan Leaf, you’ll get $9,775-reportedly all in cash. You read [...] 
 
 
Lexus Eclipses 500K Hybrid Mark  Dec 21st, 2012 
With its mix of high-end hybrids, Lexus has sold over half-a-million of the battery-aided models worldwide. And as the luxury arm of Toyota–makers of the popular Prius, and widely considered to have the best hybrid systems–Lexus has an edge over other luxury automakers. But it’s not been a complete success story; although a hit in [...] 
 
 
Suzuki Demand Rises after Bankruptcy  Dec 21st, 2012 
Suzuki’s cars are now hot, apparently. After years of tepid sales, Suzuki announced a few weeks ago that it would exit the U.S. market. Apparently, people took to the going out of business sale, and demand has increased. Suzuki will even have to import about 2,500 more cars to the U.S. to meet demand. About [...] 
 
 
24 Hours of LeMons Logic: Why Not Build a Mid-Engined, Saab-Powered Honda 600?  Dec 21st, 2012 
One of the best things about the 24 Hours of LeMons race series is that it gives mad-scientist types the excuse they’ve always needed to build gloriously impractical, quasi scratch-built race cars, and the rest of us a venue to admire such creations. Sure, you could almost certainly get around the track more quickly in [...] 
 
 
GM Engine Plans for 2014 Appear to Include LS7 V-8 for Camaro, New Twin-Turbo V-6 Elsewhere  Dec 21st, 2012 
What appears to be an authentic GM document outlining the company’s powertrain plans for 2014 was posted on the Camaro5 forums (and subsequently appeared on Motor Authority), and it contains some pretty juicy stuff. The big news: The 7.0-liter LS7 V-8 from today’s Chevrolet Corvette Z06—and 427 convertible—may be headed for the Camaro’s engine bay. [...] 
 
 
2013 Lincoln MKZ Commercial: At Least It Has You Thinkin’ Lincoln [The Ad Section]  Dec 21st, 2012 
Award-winning ad man-cum-auto journalist Don Klein knows a good (or bad) car commercial when he sees one; the Ad Section is his space to tell you what he thinks of the latest spots. The ad’s rating is depicted via the shift pattern at the bottom, but everyone has an opinion when it comes to advertising, [...] 
 
 
Fiat Confirms 500X Crossover and New Jeep Model to be Produced in Italy  Dec 21st, 2012 
Production on the long-rumored Fiat 500X crossover and an unnamed new Jeep model will begin in 2014 at Fiat’s Melfi, Italy, plant, it was announced this week. Both models will make use of the Fiat Group’s Small Wide platform—first introduced to the world underneath the 500L—which will require a €1-billion retooling of the Italian production [...] 
 
 
Why is Lincoln Now The Lincoln Motor Company? We Ask Matt VanDyke, Its New Global Director  Dec 21st, 2012 
As if being on the penny hadn’t made Abraham Lincoln ubiquitous enough, our 16th president has moved into the non-copper world of motion pictures. Honest Abe is the focus of two biographic films this year—one that may have stretched the true extent to which he hunted vampires—and, starting earlier this month, he’s making a cameo [...] 
 
 
The Physics Of: Oversteer (Sometimes, Too Much Slip Angle Is Just Enough)  Dec 21st, 2012 
Technically speaking, oversteer means that a car’s rear tires are operating at a greater slip angle than the front tires, i.e., they’re working harder. In real-world terms, it means the tail of the car is sliding sideways. Holding the car in this dynamic state results in a glorious drift. Failing to hold it usually ends with [...] 
 
 
Exclusive: 2015 BMW M2 Rendered, Detailed!  Dec 21st, 2012 
What It Is: The M version of the upcoming BMW 2-series coupe and thus the successor of the immensely good 1-series M coupe. Unlike its predecessor—which was rushed through development in record time, known internally as Project Pyrat—the 2015 M2 will undergo a longer gestation, allowing BMW to come up with a more polished package. [...] 
 
 
Thread of the Day: Build Your Custom Dream Car  Dec 21st, 2012 
We’ve had many “Dream Garage” Thread of the Day posts lately and decided to make the Dream Garage Thread of the Day to end all Dream Garage Thread of the Days: we want you to build your dream car using features and specs from other cars. For today’s Thread of the Day, pick one of [...] 
 
 
2014 Mazda6 Starts at $21,675, Ready to Zoom-Zoom Next Month  Dec 21st, 2012 
The new 2014 Mazda6 Sport midsize sedan will start at $21,675, including destination, when it goes on sale in January, while the top-spec Grand Touring model’s base price will be $30,500. Pricing for the mid-level Touring model hasn’t yet been released, but expect it to cost around $26,000. The outgoing 2013 Mazda6 sedan starts at [...] 
 
 
GM VIN Document Reveals Possible Chevrolet Camaro 7.0L V-8, Buick Verano with Turbo 1.6L  Dec 21st, 2012 
When it comes to future products, automakers generally try to keep a pretty tight lid on the vehicles they have in the pipeline. But every once in a while, something slips out. A Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) document distributed by GM has revealed some interesting details on the company’s upcoming 2014 models, including the possibility [...] 
 
 
Refreshing or Revolting: 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Sedan and Wagon  Dec 21st, 2012 
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class marks a mid-cycle refresh for the automaker’s popular sedan, coupe, convertible, and wagon. The E-Class was already a handsome looker to begin with so Benz kept the changes simple and subtle. The new E-Class’ front end receives the brunt of the changes, but will it be enough to keep luxury buyers [...] 
 
 
Electric Deal: Certain Nissan Leaf Dealers Offering Nearly $10,000 in Lease Cash Incentives  Dec 21st, 2012 
Just before the all-electric Nissan Leaf gets refreshed for the 2013 model year, certain dealers are offering surprisingly high incentives to move current Leaf inventory. Though details at this point are slim, it appears the offer applies to 2012 Nissan Leafs, with the $9775 in “Lease Cash” coming from Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation (NMAC) and [...] 
 
 
Next Corolla Toyota to reveal Furia concept at Detroit Auto Show  Dec 21st, 2012 

Toyota said today it will introduce the Furia concept at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit that could be a precursor to the ...  
 
 
Suzuki Demand Rises After Bankruptcy Announcement  Dec 21st, 2012 

Suzuki is sending around 2,500 more cars here to meet demand, which surged after the Nov. 5 announcement. Sales in November increased 22.1%, and Suzuki dealers report strong December figures, too. ...  
 
 
Fiat to build 2 new models in Italy  Dec 21st, 2012 

Fiat will build two new vehicles at its plant in Melfi, Italy, including a small Jeep that it will export to other markets, including the U.S., part of its plan to make underused Italian plants ...  
 
 
CTA Bus Driver Passes Out Crashes Into 20 Parked Cars  Dec 21st, 2012 

CHICAGO (STMW) — A CTA bus crashed into about 20 parked cars in the Logan Square neighborhood Friday morning when the bus driver lost consciousness. The accident happened about 8:45 a.m., ...  
 
 
2013 IIHS Top Safety Picks  Dec 21st, 2012 

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released a list of its 2013 Top Safety Pick award winners. Although this is no longer the agency's highest rating, each car on the list must earn ...  
 
 
Food trucks debut at TIA operators weigh opportunity  Dec 21st, 2012 

Visitors to the cell phone waiting lot at Tampa International Airport this week may have had a burger or BBQ sandwich during their stay. As TBBJ reported on Wednesday, the food trucks will be ...  
 
 
2013 Honda Accord Sedan Joins NHTSAs Five-Star Club  Dec 21st, 2012 

sedan is the latest vehicle to be awarded the top rating of five stars overall from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The ninth generation of the popular family sedan earned top ...  
 
 
Fitch Affirms Nissan Motor at BBB Outlook Stable  Dec 21st, 2012 

Below-Average U.S. High Yield Default Rate to Persist Into 2013 Fitch Ratingsprojects a U.S. high yield par default rate of 2% in 2013, in line with 2012 activity. However, a bankruptcy filing by ...  
 
 
10 Big Things To Watch In The 2013 Auto Industry  Dec 21st, 2012 

10 Things To Watch For In The 2013 Car Business The auto industry is one of those businesses where everybody is always looking down the road. The cars you'll drive in 2015 are already getting ...  
 
 
Fitch European Auto Sales To Fall for Sixth Year U.S. to Grow  Dec 21st, 2012 

Below-Average U.S. High Yield Default Rate to Persist Into 2013 Fitch Ratingsprojects a U.S. high yield par default rate of 2% in 2013, in line with 2012 activity. However, a bankruptcy filing by ...  
 
 
Michigan Hispanic Chamber Applauds Ford Motor Companys Community Outreach  Dec 21st, 2012 

The Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MHCC) applauds the Ford Motor Company Fund for its collaboration with the Mexicantown Community Development Center and its considerable investment aimed at ...  
 
 
(Not) Crashing Its Party: Mercedes-Benz Celebrates 10 Years of Pre-Safe Technology  Dec 21st, 2012 
British auto journalist Jeremy Clarkson once said this truism of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class: If you’re wondering what the car of tomorrow is going to be like, look at the S-Class of today. Mercedes-Benz has been a constant pioneer of technology, showcasing it in its full-size luxury sedan. Since then, it’s been ahead of the curve [...] 
 
 
Here's How To Lose 17 MPG Off Your EPA Rating  Dec 21st, 2012 
 
 
 
Toyota Furia Concept Set for World Debut at 2013 Detroit Auto Show  Dec 21st, 2012 
 
 
 
GM, PSA Peugeot Citroen Detail Global Strategic Alliance, but Questions Remain  Dec 21st, 2012 
 
 
 
2013 Honda Accord Sedan Earns Five-Star Safety Rating in Federal Crash Tests  Dec 21st, 2012 
 
 
 
Lexus Flying Luxury Cruiser Leads Holiday Merriment Parade  Dec 21st, 2012 
 
 
 
2013 Chrysler 300 Motown Set To Rock 2013 Detroit Auto Show  Dec 21st, 2012 
 
 
 
What I’d Do Differently: Sir Stirling Moss – Interview  Dec 21st, 2012 
C/D: You’re on your way to a vintage race at Lime Rock, where some of your old cars will be competing. Are you surprised that vintage racing has become so popular? SM: I’m glad to see the cars out there— they are worth so much more money and are in so much better condition now [...] 
 
 
Toyota Previews Furia Concept in Fiery Video [2013 Detroit Auto Show]  Dec 21st, 2012 
Toyota has announced that it is bringing a sedan concept called the Furia to the 2013 Detroit auto show. The company also released a brief teaser video of the car that’s much spicier than anything we’ve come to expect from Toyota. (It is filled with shooting balls of flame and glowing embers floating in the [...] 
 
 
Does Paying Bills on Time Help Your Credit?  Dec 21st, 2012 

When looking to get an auto loan, many lenders will pull a credit report on the prospective customer. Credit reports are very informative because they provide the…

The article Does Paying Bills on Time Help Your Credit? appeared first on United Cars & Credit.

 
 
 
Penske Adds Board Member  Dec 21st, 2012 

PenskePenske Automotive Group Inc. announced that Sandra E. Pierce has been appointed to its board of directors.

 
 
 
CPS Closes Securitization  Dec 21st, 2012 

CPS_LogoConsumer Portfolio Services Inc. announced the closing of its fourth term securitization in 2012. The transaction is CPS's seventh senior subordinate securitization since 2011.

 
 
 
GM Recalls Small Trucks  Dec 21st, 2012 

11chevycoloradoGeneral Motors is recalling 118,800 model year 2010-2012 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon vehicles manufactured from Nov. 9, 2009, through Aug. 28, 2012, for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 113, "Hood Latch System." The hood may be missing the secondary hood latch.

 
 
 
Delinquencies to Remain Near Record Lows  Dec 21st, 2012 

250px-transunion-logoTransUnion released its annual national auto loan delinquency forecast indicating that the ratio of borrowers 60 or more days past due will remain near record-low levels throughout 2013.

TransUnion also forecasts that auto debt per borrower will continue its uptrend next year, jumping from an expected $13,689 in the fourth quarter of 2012 to $14,133 at the end of 2013, a sign that auto financing will continue to grow as new- and used-car sales increase.

 
 
 
Quiet Milestone: Lexus Hybrid Sales Reach 500,000 Units Worldwide  Dec 21st, 2012 
Lexus hybrid sales have crossed the 500,000-unit mark, the company has announced. Though the Lexus RX 400h crossover started things off for the brand in 2005, now the automaker offers more luxury hybrids than any other automaker, from the ES 300h comfortable four-door, to the GS 450h sports sedan, RX 450h midsize crossover, LS 600h [...] 
 
 
Auto Painting 101: Mercury Grand Marquis Gets a Respray on Wide Open Throttle  Dec 21st, 2012 
What do you do with a 10-year-old car with parking lot scars? Take it to a professional body shop for a complete repaint. On this episode of Wide Open Throttle, host Jessi Lang takes video production manager Brett Adkins’ 2003 Mercury Grand Marquis, aka the “Grampsmobile,” to Duran’s Quality Painting for a new look. After [...] 
 
 
New Lotus Evora Sport Racer Has Unique Style, More Standard Equipment  Dec 21st, 2012 
There’s a new way for European customer to order their Lotus Evora sports car, the new Sports Race package. Lotus describes the Sports Racer as “fully loaded” because almost every possible option is fitted as standard. The Sports Racer treatment is available for both versions of the Lotus Evora: the normal model, which uses a [...] 
 
 
Landscaper charged with vandalizing of Boynton Beach familys cars  Dec 21st, 2012 

A recently fired and disgruntled landscaper allegedly sought revenge against a former employer by slashing 13 tires on four different vehicles. But police say 46-year-old Carlos Veroes, of Doral, ...  
 
 
Nissan Altima key MidTN vehicle breaks annual sales record  Dec 21st, 2012 

One of Nissan North America Inc.s key vehicles and a linchpin of job creation in Middle Tennessee has hit record annual sales with more than a week left in 2012. The Franklin-based division of the ...  
 
 
Slush Puppies and Snow Dogs The Wired Cars of Winter  Dec 21st, 2012 

In today's business world, disruption is a constant force that never lets up. At the annual WIRED Business Conference: Disruptive by Design, we celebrate the creative power of bold new ideas and ...  
 
 
CMC reins in military cars  Dec 21st, 2012 

The Central Military Commission (CMC) requires its members to strictly control the use of military cars and can't advocate special privileges, said a recent regulation issued by the ...  
 
 
Fitch Rates Triangulo do Sol Auto-Estradas S.A.s Proposed 2nd Debenture Issuance AA  Dec 21st, 2012 

To help the global capital markets assess the potential impact of the U.S. Fiscal Cliff as well as the health and recovery of the nation's economy, Fitch Ratings has compiled all of its ...  
 
 
More kids get trucks donated in memory of boy who died at zoo  Dec 21st, 2012 

Children who lost a parent to violence will receive toy trucks donated in tribute to the boy who died at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium when he fell into the African painted dogs ...  
 
 
Toyota Introducing Wireless Mat Phone Chargers  Dec 21st, 2012 

is said to be creating a new wireless car mat that allows drivers to charge their phones without ever actually plugging them in. The wireless mats, which work using magnetic induction, are said to be ...  
 
 
End of Year Luxury Battle Means Deals for Shoppers  Dec 21st, 2012 

A battle has quietly been waged over the last year, with the prize being the sales crown for luxury cars here in the U.S. For most of this century, that title has been solidly in the hands of Lexus, ...  
 
 
Cars.coms 2012 Family-Friendly Feature Roundup  Dec 21st, 2012 

The year's end is just days away, and that means a flurry of "Best of" lists will make their debut. Cars.com Family writers decided to get in on the fun and share their favorite ...  
 
 
Even in this economy America keeps on truckin  Dec 21st, 2012 

After taking a big hit during the recession, sales of full-size pickups have actually been growing fast this past year - and there's even been a "bump" in demand since Superstorm Sandy ...  
 
 
Twelve rail freight cars derail in south St. Louis  Dec 21st, 2012 

South St. Louis (KSDK) - Work continues this morning in efforts to get a train back on track, and on its way after a Thursday night incident involving a dozen cars on the locomotive. Police ...  
 
 
Mobile Alabama Tornado 2012 Twister Peels Roofs From Buildings Topples Trucks  Dec 21st, 2012 

A car on the lot of Mercedes-Benz of Mobile in pinned under debris swept by an early morning tornado in Mobile, Ala., Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. (AP Photo/Al.com, Mike ...  
 
 
Cars.com Reviews the 2013 Mercedes-Benz G-Class  Dec 21st, 2012 

"An absurd, over-the-top fossil." "The automotive equivalent of an antique, wind-up pocket watch." "Like driving a building." These are just a few of the zingers ...  
 
 
Toyotas Camry knocked out of highest safety rating  Dec 21st, 2012 

Built in Georgetown, Ky., and the best-selling car in the country, the Toyota Camry failed a safety rating test from an insurance industry group. The new crash test of 18 moderate-priced autos gave ...  
 
 
2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8 review notes: Well-dressed American muscle   Dec 21st, 2012 
NEWS EDITOR GREG MIGLIORE: An executive in search of a hot rod -- look no further. This Hemi-powered hooligan is a well-dressed rocket, with one of the nicest blends of class, comfort and raw power of any large sedans on the market. 
 
 
An Alarming Look Back at Fatal New York Traffic Accidents in 2012  Dec 21st, 2012 
As 2012 draws to a close, it's natural to wonder what 2013 will bring to New York City traffic safety. 
 
 
Toyota vehicles deemed poor in crash test  Dec 21st, 2012 

(CBS News) Toyota is facing a new safety challenge, thanks to a new set of crash tests. Two of the car maker's most popular vehicles received the lowest possible grade. It is one more setback ...  
 
 
Toyota’s Camry performs poorly on new crash test  Dec 21st, 2012 

The Toyota Camry, the best-selling car in the United States, performed poorly this year in a new crash test and failed to get the best safety rating from an insurance industry ...  
 
 
Carmakers line up for limo business  Dec 21st, 2012 

Researching customer needs Carey hopes to use the demise of the Town Car to distance itself from its competition. Kessler said the ubiquity of the old Lincoln created "a false ...  
 
 
TTVMA Proposes Plan to Subsidize Scrapping Old Cars to Gov`t  Dec 21st, 2012 

Taipei, Dec. 21, 2012 (CENS)--The Taiwan Transportation Vehicle Manufacturers` Association (TTVMA) is proposing a subsidies program the government to increase new-car sales on the island by about ...  
 
 
Economic Daily Geely develops an industry-recognized auto safety system  Dec 21st, 2012 

The 2012 annual award ceremony of "China Automotive Industry Science and Technology Award" was held in Beijing on December 1. Geely's project titled "Geely Car Safety Technology ...  
 
 
Mercedes-Benz AMG factory tour  Dec 21st, 2012 

The Mercedes-Benz range of AMG vehicles has always had a certain allure about them. Be it the exhilarating sound, styling or top-notch performance credentials, since the company's inception in ...  
 
 
Tencent Auto Geely enters Technology Era  Dec 21st, 2012 

Geely has started a test driving program for models with 6-speed manumatic transmissions in Shenzhen since December and launched four new models, the Gleagle GX7/GC7, Emgrand EC8 and Englon SC7. ...  
 
 
GM recalls over 145000 pickups for hood latch glitch  Dec 21st, 2012 

General Motors Corporation said it is recalling 145,628 mid-sized pickup trucks globally because the hood could open unexpectedly due to a possible missing latch, Chicago Tribune reported. The ...  
 
 
Jack Reacher director bonded with Tom Cruise on vintage cars  Dec 21st, 2012 

Before signing Tom Cruise for his forthcoming movie "Jack Reacher", director Christopher Mcquarrie says he bonded with the Hollywood star over vintage cars, especially his Cadillac. The ...  
 
 
Creditors claims that old General Motors shorted them will be ruled on soon by a federal bankruptcy judge  Dec 21st, 2012 

Creditors' claims that old General Motors shorted them in the automaker's 2009 bankruptcy will be ruled on soon by a federal bankruptcy judge.The decision could cost GM up to $900 million ...  
 
 
GM to buy 200 million shares from U.S. today  Dec 21st, 2012 

After the transaction, announced Wednesday , the government will own 300 million shares of GM. That's about 19% of the company.In a document GM filed Thursday with the U.S. Securities and ...  
 
 
Auto bailout failure is complete public out more than $20 billion  Dec 21st, 2012 

You may recall that during the presidential election, the Treasury Department refused requests by General Motors to unload the government's stake in the giant automaker. Taxpayers had sunk $50 ...  
 
 
Tom Walsh Architect of GM bankruptcy says stock is undervalued  Dec 21st, 2012 

Harry Wilson, the largely unsung chief architect of General Motors' bankruptcy restructuring into a 61% government-owned entity back in 2009, is happy that the U.S. Treasury is now selling off ...  
 
 
Hail a cab Chinese auto maker to buy London taxi maker  Dec 21st, 2012 

Chinese investors have purchased the elite Chateau Bellfont-Belcier vineyard in the Bordeaux region of France. Similar deals have caused outrage among some French politicians who are concerned the ...  
 
 
Roadside car sales get thumbs up  Dec 21st, 2012 

Acting Transport Minister Dave Tollner yesterday said: "It would be as unrealistic as banning NT News classified advertisements of private car sales."The Motor Trades Association has called ...  
 
 
Over 24 million cars on Dutch roads during rush hour  Dec 21st, 2012 

Last year, there were 2,4 million cars on Dutch roads during the morning rush hour and nearly 2,8 million during the evening rush hour, according to the latest figures published ...  
 
 
Cellphone data may help pinpoint source of traffic congestion  Dec 21st, 2012 

In a new study, researchers have shown that the adoption of alternatives, like public transportation and carpooling to have fewer cars on the road and prevent traffic tie-ups, by a small percentage ...  
 
 
Wireless phone charging in cars comes closer to reality  Dec 21st, 2012 

Charging smartphones while driving could soon be a simple process using a special wireless mat rather than with cables or adaptors. Toyota plans to introduce the system for mobile devices in 2013 in ...  
 
 
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