When Volkswagen’s hit the 100,000 mile mark.
The UAW has helped settle two product and fiscal issues with Chrysler, Volkswagen and Fiat. New Year’s week brought strengthening by automaker Fiat of its ownership of Chrysler Group. The UAW in a sale of $4.35 billion managed to shift to the union’s employee healthcare trust fund the remaining 41% of Chrysler stock, making Chrysler […]
DIESELS VS. HYBRIDS A 2014 ISSUE The diesel hybrid tussle opens the new calendar year with German automakers claiming an edge as their vehicles top the 100,000 mark on the U. S. market for calendar 2013. Analysts who in recent years have written off the growth of diesel powerplants among Americans now are forecasting steady […]
VW of America reshuffles its front office as its CEO Jonathan Browning falls short of boosting North American sales to an annual target of 20,000 units a month by 2018, including Audi. Browning’s replacement on grounds of family health issues was assured when January-November sales fell short of combined Kia and Hyundai results this past […]
A TALE OF 2 BRANDS “It was the best of brands, it was the best of brands…..” An epic tale of automotive firsts has emerged in 2 motoring centers with arrival of the 2014-model year 10-01-14. Daimler-Benz and Toyota are the gold medalists of the “firsts”, which are the highest-priced cars ever built by a […]