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- On with the show, this is it. // AutoWeek;01/10/2000, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p2
Reports on news briefs about the automobile industry in as of January 10, 2000. Debut of the 2001 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan in Geneva, Switzerland; Launch by Ford Motor Co. of concept cars at the Detroit automobile show; Marketing rights of General Motors Corp. for the civilian Hummer.
- Industry still needs mini brands. Johnson, Richard // Automotive News;6/9/2003, Vol. 77 Issue 6042, p4M
Some old stories are resurfacing, with rumors that European automakers with plants in Great Britain and the continent are working overtime to fix poor-quality cars built in the country. European automakers were supposed to have closed the once-notorious quality gap between their German and...
- Regional assault. Serafin, Raymond // Advertising Age;4/27/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 17, p4
The article reports that the United States automobile manufacturers, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors Corp. (GM), are stepping up regional advertising and promotions to win back import buyers. Ford has launched a New England campaign aimed at boosting sales of its Escort and Taurus models,...
- GM and Ford give Britain a vote of confidence. Glover, Maurice // Automotive Engineer;Mar2001, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p10
Reports that Great Britain has regained its status as a major motor manufacturing base with the announcement of two new assembly contracts from Ford and General Motors (GM). Investment to be made by Ford in Wales-based Bridgend; Decision of GM to source its Vectra and Astra models from...
- Aztek rises; Avalanche hits a high. Domby, Debi // Automotive News;8/27/2001, Vol. 76 Issue 5945, p38
Presents news briefs related to the automobile industry in North America, as of August 27, 2001. General Motors (GM) Corp.'s production in July; Stoppage of production at the GM plant at Orion Township in Michigan; Ford Motor Co.'s decision to halt production at its Wayne, Michigan, plant.
- 2000 Harbour Report. Winter, Drew // Ward's Auto World;Jul2000, Vol. 36 Issue 7, p71
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- Late News. Miller, Joe; Stoffer, Harry; Rechtin, Mark; Connelly, Mary // Automotive News;5/1/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5872, p1
Presents a compendium of news items concerning the United States automobile industry. Settlement of lawsuits between General Motors and Chicago-area dealers; Clinton Administration officials' decision to withdraw plans for a crash test requiring airbags; Ford Motor Co.'s official cancellation...
- Zero-Sum Game. Naughton, Keith // Newsweek;11/26/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 22, p63
Reports on General Motors and their 0% financing offer, designed to boost sagging automobile sales. How the ensuing sales increase has affected GM's domestic rivals; Comment from Ford chief executive officer William Clay Ford Jr.; Foreign automakers and their slow gain on automakers in the U.S.
- Running Ahead at the Half. // Time;7/5/1968, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p66
The article reports on the increase in the number of automobiles sold which reached at 3,830,725 for the first half of 1968 in Detroit, Michigan. It highlights the sales for the Mustang from Ford Motor Co. which declined by 24.5 percent since January 1, 1968. It mentions that General Motors...
- Digest. // Automotive News;1/18/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5802, p4
Presents news briefs related to the automobile industry in the United States, as of January 18, 1999. Includes General Motors Corp.'s plans to close its Buick City assembly plant in Flint, Michigan; National Automobile Dealers' Association's findings on the growth of chain dealers; Ford Motor...