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Feb 08, 2010

Total Recall

Toyota’s recall problems for sticky gas pedals, sudden acceleration and now complaints about electronic brakes remind....More
Feb 03, 2010

Recall’s Impact on Toyota’s Image? It’s Way Too Soon to Tell

There appears to be a big rush under way to judge the long-term impact on consumer confidence of Toyota’s widespread....More
Feb 01, 2010

Toyota’s Long Ride Home

Toyota says it has a fix for faulty gas pedals in millions of its recalled vehicles, as well a solution for cars still....More
Jan 28, 2010

Breaking a Taboo

The Democratic Party changed the face of political ads with its “Daisy” TV spots in the ʼ64 presidential race between....More
Jan 25, 2010

Whitacre to Rule GM With Intensity

When Ed Whitacre hinted to journalists at the recent Detroit auto show that General Motors needed a full-court press to....More
Jan 22, 2010

Snatching Defeat From the Jaws of Victory

Score it as a Pyrrhic victory for the U.S. auto industry. Japan’s decision this week to open up its “cash for....More
Jan 19, 2010

Phoenix Rising

Several dozen members of the U.S. Congress and the Obama administration attended the press preview at the North....More
Jan 15, 2010

Death Has Its Benefits and Other Tales From the Russian Front

One-time General Motors purchasing chief Bo Andersson says there’s one headache he didn’t bring with him in his new job....More
Jan 06, 2010

Happy New Year

TGIO (Thank God It’s Over). Few will look back with fondness on the past year, punctuated by a 21% drop in....More
Jan 06, 2010

Climate Control Good for Earth, Bad for Auto Business

Proposals made at last month’s climate-control conference in Copenhagen, while vague, should not be dismissed as....More
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