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Autodelta Premieres Alfa Romeo 159 J4 3.2 C with 352HP at MPH09 Show

Well known Alfa Romeo tuning specialist Autodelta used the MPH09 Prestige & Performance Car Show at Earls Court Exhibition Centre in London (November 5-8) to launch its latest model based on the 159 sedan. The Autodelta J4 3.2 C packs a bevy of upgrades including a supercharged V6 engine, chassis tweaks and a slightly more [...]

Fiat Terminates Chrysler’s All-Electric Car Plans – What’s Going to Happen to the $73 Million Gov. Grants for the EV Test Fleet?

Just over a year ago, the Chrysler Group’s newly formed Envi division unveiled a series of production-based electric cars that it planned to put on sale. Fast forward a few months, Chrysler went in and out of bankruptcy, sealed a deal with the Fiat Group and then, in August 2009 under the leadership of its [...]

Carl-Peter Forster Leaves Opel, Bob Lutz Rumored to Chair the German firm’s Board

GM Group vice president and CEO of Opel, Carl-Peter Forster has left his post as the head of the company’s European operations only three days after GM’s decision to terminate a deal to sell its Opel unit to Magna. While neither side gave a reason for Forester’s departure, the fact that the former BMW executive [...]

Top Cash-for-Clunker trade-ins

The 20 most-common trade-ins nationwide processed through Oct. 16 under the government Cash-for-Clunker program, according to an analysis of new federal data by The Associated Press.

New car Replacing Number

old car

Ford F150 Ford F150 8,248

Ford Escape Ford Explorer 5,441

Chevrolet Silverado Ford F150 3,250

Ford Focus Ford Explorer 2,777

Chevrolet Silverado Chevrolet K1500 2,500

Honda CR-V Ford Explorer 2,345

Chevrolet Silverado [...]

GM axes Opel sale, reclaims small-car jewel

General Motors has brought the sale of its European car division Opel/Vauxhall to a screeching halt, fuelling fear and anger in Germany on Wednesday as the US group reset its global auto strategy.
Some German auto analysts felt the decision was logical from an industrial viewpoint but politicians and unions were furious.
Economy Minister Rainer Bruederle slammed [...]