Daily Archives: January 16, 2014

Muscle cars and trucks lose weight, tune up at Detroit auto show

Muscle cars and trucks lose weight, tune up at Detroit auto show
Detroit begins to trim demands of its gas guzzlers, such as this 2014 Corvette Stingray. Photo by Julia Pyper. Ford Motor Co. stole … The lightweighting material is currently being used in the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid. On the heavier-duty side …
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Deflation in the euro zone How serious is the risk of deflation in the euro zone?

Deflation in the euro zone How serious is the risk of deflation in the euro zone?
And any new production that Marchionne now develops in the country (Alfa Romeo) for export will merely add to our own large-and-growing surplus (personally, I think the Alfa Romeo SUV will be a wildly profitable and popular product). Germany's economic …
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Hyundai sits out small crossover utility boom as rivals gear up

Hyundai sits out small crossover utility boom as rivals gear up
General Motors Co. said it expects sales of its own Buick Encore subcompact CUV and other mini SUV-like vehicles by other automakers, including those offered by luxury brands, to reach 400,000 vehicles a year in 2018. Roger McCormack, U.S. marketing …
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New GM team says US, China growth to offset costs in tougher regions

New GM team says US, China growth to offset costs in tougher regions
Ammann described 2014 as a "transition year" in Europe, where Opel will introduce a redesigned Corsa subcompact late in the year. A redesigned Astra compact is expected to follow in early 2015, along with new families of gasoline and diesel engines, …
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