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GM Kicks in on Global Soccer Charity Program

GM Kicks in on Global Soccer Charity Program

Even as it announced a new marketing alliance with the world’s most valuable soccer team, Manchester United, General Motors revealed plans to donate 1.5 million soccer balls to needy children around the world. The charity program is “the work I’m most proud of,” said...
Lenders Loosen Up Car Loans

Lenders Loosen Up Car Loans

Even in the depths of the Great Recession there were plenty of folks willing and seemingly able to buy new cars.  The problem for many was a lack of loans.  Banks and other lenders all but shut off the spigot, refusing to do business, in some cases, with even the most...
New Volkswagen Midsize SUV “Under Discussion”

New Volkswagen Midsize SUV “Under Discussion”

With U.S. sales expected to increase by as much as 30% for May Volkswagen is looking at all its options to keep that momentum going – including the addition of all-new products to its American line-up. The maker could start importing several models not currently sold...
It’s Driving Season. Why are Gas Prices Tumbling?

It’s Driving Season. Why are Gas Prices Tumbling?

It wasn’t all that long ago that American motorists were being greeted with shrill headlines forecasting $4, even $5-a-gallon gas by summer. It certainly seemed plausible after the rapid run-up during late winter and early spring, prices at the pump coming within...
VW Beetle: Mini 911 or a Big Mistake?

VW Beetle: Mini 911 or a Big Mistake?

This is a story about the Volkswagen Beetle, not the New Beetle, which is actually the old Beetle. But not the really old Beetle, the one designed by Ferdinand Porsche for Adolf Hitler prior to World War II. That’s because the old Beetle was actually called the New...