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2011 Dodge Charger Teased in Official Document?

While reading the Chrysler Group’s five-year product plan (see details here) on the Dodge brand’s future model line-up, we found these two photos that appear to be depicting the profile and the instrument panel of the new 2011 Charger rear-wheel drive sedan that will be launched onto the market sometime next year.
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GM plans 10,000 job cuts at Opel

General Motors said Wednesday it wanted to cut around 10,000 jobs at its European division Opel a day after the US car maker stunned the auto sector by scrapping plans to sell the German-based unit.
GM wants to slash costs by 30 percent at Opel, which would mean the elimination of about 10,000 jobs from a [...]

SpeedART to Unveil Porsche Panamera-Based PS9-650 at Essen Motor Show

The Essen Motor Show, which runs from November 28 to December 6 and is best described as Europe’s answer to SEMA, will see Porsche tuning shop, SpeedART, revealing its take on the Panamera. The PS9 package for the German sports saloon ups the ante with numerous aero add-ons and a bevy of performance upgrades.
The tuner [...]

Automakers gird for "new normal"

PARIS/DETROIT (Reuters) – As automakers, parts suppliers and car retailers ready business plans for next year and beyond, the experience of the industry’s 2009 crash has made caution the new byword.
For perspective, consider that AutoNation <AN.N> Chief Executive Mike Jackson now counts as an optimist in an auto industry still reeling from a collapse few [...]

Volkswagen Passat CC & Scirocco Officially Launched In Malaysia

Volkswagen Malaysia has officially launched the Passat CC and the Scirocco in Malaysia. Available in showrooms now, Passat CC sells for RM 239,888, while Scirocco goes for RM 243,888, although you will have to wait till next week to find it in the showrooms.
The four-door coupe Passat CC is of course closely related to Passat, [...]