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Mazda’s Jay Amestoy Set to Retire – More or Less

Mazda’s Jay Amestoy Set to Retire – More or Less

In an industry where change often occurs overnight, Jay Amestoy has been a rock of stability for Mazda North America.  But after 22 years – making him not only the Japanese maker’s longest-serving executive but also the longest-serving public relations chief in the...
Delphi Back on the S&P List

Delphi Back on the S&P List

Seven years after a bankruptcy filing launched what became a sweeping reorganization – and the longest corporate run through the Chapter 11 process in American business history — Delphi Automotive is final returning to the good graces of Wall Street. The auto...
Suzuki Sales Surge as Maker Prepares to Leave US

Suzuki Sales Surge as Maker Prepares to Leave US

As folk singer Joni Mitchell might have put it: “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone?” With American Suzuki Motor Corp. preparing to close its automotive operations in the coming year sales have suddenly surged in...
Jeep – Imported From Italy

Jeep – Imported From Italy

This story has been updated following clarification from Chrysler about plans for Jeep. A new small Jeep will be produced in Italy and then exported to the U.S. and other markets, according to Fiat/Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, a move the maker hopes will help...
Toyota Furia Concept Could be New Corolla

Toyota Furia Concept Could be New Corolla

To answer the most obvious question, it’s not furry.  It’s the Spanish word for “fury,” but interpreted by the Japanese this new concept car could just be the upcoming replacement for the long-in-the-tooth Toyota Corolla. The industry giant plans to unveil the Furia...
Car Sales Holding Strong in December

Car Sales Holding Strong in December

December has become a pivotal month for car sales and this December is looking particularly strong with sales up an estimated 15% thanks to a year-end push by luxury carmakers. In fact, some analysts are predicting that 2012 could end with one of the strongest bursts...
Will this Be the New Jeep Liberty?

Will this Be the New Jeep Liberty?

Chrysler is getting ready to bring out an all-new, radically changed Jeep Liberty that will debut within the next 18 months. Like the Dodge Dart, the new model will be based on the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, or more precisely on the modified CUSW platform derived from the...
GM Recalling Over 145k Midsize Pickups

GM Recalling Over 145k Midsize Pickups

General Motors will recall more than 145,000 of its midsize pickups because a missing latch could lead to the hood of the trucks unexpectedly flying open on the highway. The recall affects two models, the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, both produced during the...