Does the world need General Motors?

To save or not to save GM According to John Casesa, automotive research, Merrill Lynch & Co., "General Motors has $20 billion of cash, pays a $2 annual dividend and believes that it can someday make $10/share under the right conditions. This is not the making of a persuasive argument for concessions. Second, the current [...]

Concept Vehicle of the Year Award Winners

North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards Dearborn, MI, June 16 – The fourth annual North American Concept Vehicle of the Year Awards were announced this evening during a ceremony at the Automotive Hall of Fame. Organized by the South East Automotive Media Organization, and mc'd by Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.carlist.com, and concept [...]

The American Embodiment of Success

Ford Mustang GT Hau Thai-Tang was appointed Director, Advanced Product Creation and Special Vehicle Team (SVT). Thai-Tang was Chief Nameplate Engineer for the development and launch of the 2001 Mustang GT, Mustang Cobra, and Bullitt Mustang GT models. Under Thai-Tangs tutelage Mustangs sales have increased sixty percent from last year. Thai-Tang was the vehicle dynamics [...]

By |2020-04-29T14:33:03-07:00May 25th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Ford|0 Comments

Lunch with CEO Edouard Michelin

Fuel savings for the trucking company Lunch with Edouard Michelin December 5, 2005 – The 18-wheeler is going the way of the dinosaur. Difficult to believe those long-haul vehicles that put on over 130,000 miles per year, averaging 6 mpg and use 18-wheels to haul everything in your entire house are going away, but they [...]

By |2020-04-29T14:34:04-07:00May 25th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Tires|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Fisker Coachworks sports car company

LUXURY SPORTS CAR FISKER AND KOEHLER LAUNCH NEW AMERICAN BUILT LUXURY SPORTS CAR COMPANY IN CALIFORNIA: FISKER COACHBUILD, LLC. You will want to attend the year-end gala of 2005 when Henrik Fisker and Bernard Kohler have the first public unveiling of their new designs. Prospects will be gathered at various events to gauge the interest [...]

By |2020-04-29T15:54:46-07:00May 25th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car designers|Tags: , |0 Comments

Edelbrock: Made in the USA

Edelbrock Equipment Company TORRANCE, Calif. (Apr. 26, 2005) From the board tracks to the dry lakes, to the modern manufacturing facilities of Edelbrock Corporation today, this beautiful, hardbound book tells the history of the performance aftermarket industry as it unfolds around Vic Edelbrock Sr. and many other pioneers of performance. Names like Wally Parks, Alex [...]

By |2020-04-29T15:59:04-07:00May 25th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy|Tags: , , |0 Comments

VW Scholastic and Fuse helps save lives

Fasten Your Seat Belt Volkswagen of America, Inc., and Scholastic are asking you to get involved and possibly save lives in the process. Tonight, Volkswagen kicks off voting for Fasten Your Seat Belt. Go Far!, a nationwide program that challenges teens to create TV ads that try to persuade their peers to buckle up. Three [...]

By |2020-04-29T16:07:55-07:00May 25th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Safety, Technology, Volkswagen|Tags: |0 Comments

Volkswagen Challenges Teens

Fasten Your Seat Belt Students Create PSAs for National High School Initiative, National Broadcast AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Every year, over 5,000 teenagers die in automobile crashes. Nothing takes more young lives “ not drinking, not drugs, not suicide. Perhaps the greatest tragedy is that many of these deaths could be prevented: Up to 57 percent [...]

By |2020-02-11T10:30:17-08:00May 25th, 2005|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Manufacturers, Technology, Volkswagen|0 Comments

Tirerack Fathers day gifts

Feed His Automotive Cravings Fathers Day: Gift Ideas From The Tire Rack SOUTH BEND, Indiana. (JUNE 8, 2005) If a father you know has gasoline running through his veins nothing would make him happier than a tool, toy or accessory to feed his passion. The Tire Rack, the country's largest direct source for tires, wheels, [...]