Experts Say April Sales Will Be Down

Posted in April 29th, 2010
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Edmunds.com is reporting that April automotive sales could fall as much as 7.1% from March’s numbers, and many automotive companies are anticipating the blow. March sales hit 11.8 million units, while April numbers could be as low as 11.2, and while the difference doesn’t seem like much, that’s 600,000 less cars sold in April as […]

Obama Looks for Overhauls to Avoid Future Bailouts

Posted in April 26th, 2010
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President Obama has been emboldened by the successes of the automotive industry, and now he wants something else – a new financial services overhaul to help avoid the disaster that befell the auto industry two years ago. Obama firmly believes (and it’s the truth, no less), that the largest problems with the bailouts – and […]

GM Paid Back Loans Early

Posted in April 24th, 2010
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Apparently, General Motors, the Michigan powerhouse, has paid back its massive loan from the United States government and the Canadian government early, sources say. The new CEO of General Motors, Ed Whitacre, put out a statement saying that GM has paid back $5.8 billion to both governments (total, not each), and the loans have been […]

Toyota Testing All SUV’s In Wake of Lexus Disaster

Posted in April 21st, 2010
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It’s about time that Toyota got on the ball about something. Toyota is now testing all their SUV’s across all their brand names for defects and problems, in the vain hope of salvaging some of their lost credibility – but is it too little too late? I don’t think so. Toyota has yet to decide […]

Lexus No Longer Safety Net for Toyota

Posted in April 20th, 2010
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In a string of bad days for higher-ups at Toyota, I think this one takes the cake. All throughout the bad press with Toyota’s many safety problems – and they’re getting to the point where you can’t count the number of safety violations from Toyota vehicles on one hand – Toyota has always had one […]

New Toyota Recall – This Time With Siennas!

Posted in April 20th, 2010
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This is just getting ridiculous. I mean, they can’t be serious, can they? Another Toyota recall has come around – this time for 600,000 Sienna minivans that have rusting spare tire cables. Apparently the spare tire cables could snap randomly and create a road hazard, because it’s not good when your spare tire falls off […]

New Wait List Management Software to Reduce Wait Times

Posted in April 18th, 2010
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We have some more interesting information coming out of the wood work, and this one is sure to put a smile on your face. Instead of talking about all the bad things that Toyota is doing, or just how well Ford is making out with Toyota doing so poorly, we thought that we’d tell you […]

Ford Doesn’t Need Incentives to be Successful

Posted in April 16th, 2010
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All the more proof that Ford is really one of the best auto makers in America today. Ford’s 1st quarter numbers are in, and they’re up – way up – from last year’s numbers. Both cars and trucks both sold better at Ford dealerships than they did in Quarter 1 2009, despite the fact that […]

Lexus GX 460 Labled as Don’t Buy

Posted in April 14th, 2010
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Man, Toyota is really having problems. According to the latest Consumer Reports listings, the Lexus GX 460 has earned the elusive “don’t buy” mark for being incredibly unstable under routine driving tests. According to Consumer Reports, the Lexus GX 460 would roll over during real world simulations, and now Toyota is looking into this new […]

Toyota Getting Second Fine?

Posted in April 13th, 2010
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Wow, like this isn’t a shocker or anything. The NHTSA is now thinking about levying another fine against Toyota, after their record-breaking $16.4 million fine that came just a week ago. This comes in response to Toyota’s apparent hesitancy to report sticky accelerator pedals in several Toyota models – Toyota waited four months to even […]