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Tesla: Mechanics Will Make House Calls

The Associated Press | Dan Strumpf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK - Taking a cue from house-call services like Best Buy's Geek Squad, electric carmaker Tesla Motors is launching a maintenance plan where mech...

What Really Happened? Penske Drops Saturn bid; GM Says Division Doomed

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Roger Penske's failure will almost certainly result in Saturn's demise, and publicly, officially and finally ends the Roger Smith era at GM.

GM's "60-day Buy Back" plan - more gimmicks or smart sales move?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Another "Hail Mary" from GM? Or the real thing? Starting today and running through November, General Motors is offering buyers of their Core Four bra...

How to Fix the U.S. Auto Industry

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Andy Ostroy

Disappearing ingenuity, poor design and dreadful marketing is to blame for Detroit's troubles, not the poor schlep who toils on the assembly-line for eight hours a day.

Exclusive! Venice (CA) Car Show Photo Album - Summer Fun!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Summer is car show season, no doubt about it.

Tell Bob Lutz What GM Must Do Now

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

GM doesn't have the kind of partnership and help which Chrysler will be getting from Fiat and Washington is on-hand only to protect the public's huge investment in the company.

What!?! Bob Lutz back at GM!

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Is it possible for a 77-year old to do a complete 180-degree turn from his life experience and philosophy? After all, among Lutz's major claims to fame are green-lighting the Dodge Viper and the Plymouth Prowler faux hot rod.

Peugeot Diesels Win 24 Hours of LeMans

Steve Parker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Parker

Peugeot broke Audi's five-year domination at the 24 hours of LeMans this weekend, winning the overall victory of the world's most important sports car race for the first time in 16 years.

GM Must Cut Buick, GMC Now

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

General Motors must drop their Buick and GMC divisions. And do it now. The number of people already put out of work by the Amazingly-Shrinking Genera...

Which GM Brands Will Last? (VOTE)

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When General Motors filed for bankruptcy earlier this week, the century-old automaker announced that it would quickly cut a number of brands. The new ...

GM To Build Small, Fuel-Efficient Car In U.S.

Washington Post | Peter Whoriskey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

General Motors announced this morning that it will build a new, fuel-efficient small car in the United States in the next few years, bucking a longtim...

New Tunes On Monday: Elvis Costello, Marshall Crenshaw, eels, Alex Woodard, and Buckwheat Zydeco

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Jim Lauderdale, Warren Hayes, Jim Keltner, Buckwheat Zydeco, Stanlet "Buckwheat Dural, San Diego, E, Warner Bros., Hombre Lobo, Parallel Worlds Parallel Lives, Mike Piersante, Lafayette, Music Row, Dan Bern, Memphis Minnie, Captain Beefheart, Jeff Taylor, Hans Christian Andersen, Doc Watson, Zydeco, Jr., Reggae, Marshall Crenshaw, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, Elvis Costello, Dennis Crouch, CD Baby, Detroit, Kansas Joe McCoy, Sir Reginald Master Durall, Chevrolet, Jerry Boys, Billie Holiday, Switchfoot, Pbs, Johnny Cash, Led Zeppelin, Diy, Olivier Scoazac, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Country Music, Kay Electric Guitar, Sara Watkins, Charlie Haden, Greg Leisz, Mark Oliver Everett, Jenny Lind, New Found Glory, American Idol, Hugh Everett, Mike Compton, New Music Weekly, Dobie Gray, New Orleans, Americana, Jason Mraz, Arlo Guthrie, Lee Allen Zeno, Los Lobos, Stuart Duncan, John Mellencamp, Eels, Cool G Murder, Sebastian Steinberg, Tony Millionaire, Nickel Creek, John Hiatt, Sonny Landreth, The Beatles, Cracker Barrel, Nashville, Bo Diddley, Jerry Douglas, P.T. Barnum, Joseph Darion, Kelly Ryan, JJ Grey, Nonesuch Records, Bing Crosby, Emil Richards, Dockside Studios, Alex Woodard, Bob Marley, Walk Hard: the Dewey Cox Story, Wal-Mart, Louisiana, Kevin Menard, Chess Records, 420, The Roayl Danish Opera, Curtis Watson, Bob Dylan, Nova, Lawrence Coleman, Hammond B-3, Gin Blossoms, Jimmy Cliff, Fender Jazzmaster, Sound Emporium Studios, Emmylou Harris, Shawn Mullins, Steve Berlin, Billboard, T Bone Burnett, Matt Bair, Don Van Vilet, Loretta Lynn, Stewart Lerman, Bruce Springsteen, Knuckles, Wurlitzer, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

You've heard Elvis Costello sing country music before, but not like this. The lad who gave us Almost Blue is quite mature and worldly wise now.

The Rise and Fall of Detroit

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alec Baldwin

There can be only one legitimate response to the auto crisis. Let energy conservation and fuel efficiency rule the day. Let the carmakers go under.

Obama Presents Saudi King With 2009 Chevy Malibu

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Mr. Obama was upbeat during the presentation, telling the Saudi monarch, "If you like it, there's plenty more where that came from."

Kim Jong-Il: 'Time to Pass Torch to New Generation of Madmen'

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

In making the switch, Kim Jong-Il is hoping that his son will appeal to a coveted demographic group, lunatics between the ages of 18 and 25.

Report: Pontiac Dies on Monday

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Pontiac was chosen as the "easiest" to kill since it was cut from GM's self-defined herd of four "core brands," Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick.

For Wagoner, Camaro Comes Too Late

Anne Stockwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anne Stockwell

We say GM can't make fuel-efficient cars we want to drive, but the Camaro proves otherwise. Whatever his failings, Wagoner, who resigned Sunday, deserves a piece of that credit.

2010 Chevy Camaro Tries To Muscle Up Sales

CNBC | Phil LeBeau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For pure "car lovers", the re-birth of the Chevy Camaro is like an early Christmas gift. A modern day muscle car (base sticker $22,995) built for peo...

GM Hoping Battery-Powered Car Will Be A Game Changer

Washington Post | Kendra Marr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

General Motors frequently holds up the Chevrolet Volt as a symbol of its future and a testimony to its ingenuity when it asks Washington officials for...

Obama Opens Chevy Dealership on White House Lawn

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Borowitz

Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said that all Cabinet members were taking turns running the dealership, and that Vice-President Joe Biden was manning the customer service hotline.

GM, Chrysler Want Billions More

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Incidentally, GM got another $4 billion Tuesday after turning in their plan. Were you ever rewarded that much just for doing your homework?

Toyota Is Tops In Sales, But Where Is It In Efficiency?

ecomodder.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

To illustrate the gap between the perception of Toyota as a fuel efficient automaker (at least in the US) and the truth, let's take a look at CNN's li...

Some Good -- and Fun -- Automotive News for the Holidaze

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Really wish there were better news to post about, but the auto industry is reeling worldwide, and there's no better example than Toyota.

Three Doomed American SUV Plants

New York Times | NICK BUNKLEY and BILL VLASIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Reeling from its financial problems and a collapsing S.U.V. market, General Motors on Tuesday closed its factories in this city and in Moraine, Ohio, ...

Motor Racing Reacts to Worldwide Recession

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

With car sales suffering worldwide, the marketing and advertising budgets, where many companies keep their racing dollars, are often the first budgets to be trimmed.