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Porsche to Replace Engines in All 2014 911 ...

Mar 19, 2014No Comments1172 Views

After recalling all of the 785 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 sports cars last month, the German automaker recently announced that it will be replacing all the engines of the said units. Porsche spokesman Nick Twork confirmed the

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General Motors Issues 3 New Recalls Unrelat...

Mar 18, 2014No Comments1128 Views

On Monday, General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra declared that the company has changed the way it handles vehicle recalls after the ignition switch failure claimed 12 lives. As proof, she announced 3 new recalls, which affects

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Renault and Nissan Name New Alliance Manage...

Mar 18, 2014No Comments1082 Views

Renault and Japanese alliance partner Nissan recently revealed their plans to consolidate fundamental operations and pursue economies of scale in an attempt to compete with automotive behemoths like Volkswagen. Renault-Nissan Alliance Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Carlos

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NHTSA Shuts Down Jeep Liberty Fire Probe

Mar 18, 2014No Comments1063 Views

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it was closing its Jeep Liberty fire investigation, which they opened in October 2013, without asking for a recall. The NHTSA started an investigation into the 2012 Jeep

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Chrysler Re-Opens Sterling Heights Assembly...

Mar 17, 2014No Comments1153 Views

Four years after it was supposed to be shut down, Chrysler’s assembly plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan was recently re-opened. Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne himself presided over the plant’s re-opening, telling workers: “You’ve always believed things

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Porsche Expects Stable Earnings in 2014

Mar 17, 2014No Comments886 Views

Porsche foresees its 2014 earnings to be stable as it invests for expansion in China and the United States. In a statement, the sports car manufacturer said that its investment spending will be focused on expanding its

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2011-12 Dodge Chargers, 2005-10 Honda Odyss...

Mar 17, 2014No Comments1034 Views

Dodge and Honda recently issued recalls for their Chargers and Odysseys, respectively. Dodge issued a recall for its 2011-2012 Chargers because of overheating lights. The affected Chargers, 43,450 of which are found in the United States, have

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General Motors to Sell Entry-Level Opel Mod...

Mar 14, 2014No Comments1236 Views

As part of its plan to revive the Opel brand in Europe, General Motors may soon start selling entry- level models. This decision comes after the Detroit-based automaker failed to move the brand up-market. GM’s original strategy

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Tesla Hires New Communications VP; Acura to...

Mar 14, 2014No Comments1569 Views

Recently, electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. hired an auto industry veteran as its vice president of communications while luxury automotive brand Acura was announced to have its own marketing division. After having its direct sales model

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GM Announces $500 Cash Allowance, Free Loan...

Mar 14, 2014No Comments1162 Views

General Motors announced that they will be offering a $500 cash allowance to 1.37 million U.S. owners of vehicles affected by the ignition switch recall. The discount will be used in the purchase or lease of a