The Truth About Cars » alliances http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:54:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » alliances http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Toyota Supra/BMW Z4 Fate Could Be Decided Soon http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/toyota-suprabmw-z4-fate-could-be-decided-soon/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/toyota-suprabmw-z4-fate-could-be-decided-soon/#comments Fri, 18 Sep 2015 17:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1175826 Like a bad reality show, the figurative clock is ticking for the Toyota/BMW courtship that may or may not be spawning a sports car. Reuters reported (via Automotive News Europe) that Toyota spokesman said the companies would make a decision on whether to pursue the joint project further. “By the end of the year we […]

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Like a bad reality show, the figurative clock is ticking for the Toyota/BMW courtship that may or may not be spawning a sports car. Reuters reported (via Automotive News Europe) that Toyota spokesman said the companies would make a decision on whether to pursue the joint project further. “By the end of the year we […]

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Nissan-Renault, Daimler Would Be Open To Fiat Alliance http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/nissan-renault-daimler-open-fiat-alliance/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/nissan-renault-daimler-open-fiat-alliance/#comments Wed, 16 Sep 2015 18:00:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1174290 Speaking to journalists in Frankfurt, Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn told journalists that he’d be open to any alliance with an automaker if the opportunity presented itself. “Any single opportunity we have in front of us … we will entertain,” Ghosn said, according to The Detroit Bureau. Nissan and Daimler together released Wednesday an update on its joint […]

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Speaking to journalists in Frankfurt, Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn told journalists that he’d be open to any alliance with an automaker if the opportunity presented itself. “Any single opportunity we have in front of us … we will entertain,” Ghosn said, according to The Detroit Bureau. Nissan and Daimler together released Wednesday an update on its joint […]

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Mahindra Seeking Alliances With Global Players http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/mahindra-seeking-alliances-global-players/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/09/mahindra-seeking-alliances-global-players/#comments Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=909098 Despite its struggles in its native market — and, perhaps, because of said struggles — Mahindra & Mahindra is seeking to build alliances with a trio of automakers to develop its global presence. The Economic Times reports M&M is joining up with its South Korean brand Ssangyong Motor in their entries into Russia and China […]

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Despite its struggles in its native market — and, perhaps, because of said struggles — Mahindra & Mahindra is seeking to build alliances with a trio of automakers to develop its global presence. The Economic Times reports M&M is joining up with its South Korean brand Ssangyong Motor in their entries into Russia and China […]

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Marchionne: Alfa Romeo Still Not For Sale http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/jaguar-reveals-face-2016-xe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/07/jaguar-reveals-face-2016-xe/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:00:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=876841 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne is open to forming new alliance with other automakers as far as cost-savings are concerned, but he maintains that Alfa Romeo is not for sale. Automotive News Europe reports Marchionne said as much during a conference call regarding Fiat’s Q2 2014 earnings, reaffirming the parent company’s commitment to Alfa […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne is open to forming new alliance with other automakers as far as cost-savings are concerned, but he maintains that Alfa Romeo is not for sale. Automotive News Europe reports Marchionne said as much during a conference call regarding Fiat’s Q2 2014 earnings, reaffirming the parent company’s commitment to Alfa […]

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Japanese Automakers Form Alliance To Develop Next-Gen Fuel-Efficient Engines http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/japanese-automakers-form-alliance-to-develop-next-gen-fuel-efficient-engines/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/05/japanese-automakers-form-alliance-to-develop-next-gen-fuel-efficient-engines/#comments Tue, 20 May 2014 12:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=826666 Japan’s cadre of automakers have formed an alliance to research and develop a new generation of diesel and gasoline internal combustion engines, with the goal of delivering a 30 percent improvement in fuel efficiency by 2020. Automotive News reports the Research Association of Automotive Internal Combustion Engines (AICE) will provide half of the 1 billion […]

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Japan’s cadre of automakers have formed an alliance to research and develop a new generation of diesel and gasoline internal combustion engines, with the goal of delivering a 30 percent improvement in fuel efficiency by 2020. Automotive News reports the Research Association of Automotive Internal Combustion Engines (AICE) will provide half of the 1 billion […]

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Fiat, Abarth Likely To Receive Mazda-Based Roadster Over Alfa http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/fiat-abarth-likely-to-receive-mazda-based-roadster-over-alfa/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/03/fiat-abarth-likely-to-receive-mazda-based-roadster-over-alfa/#comments Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:19:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=764089 Long rumored to wear the Alfa Romeo badge, the next-generation Mazda MX-5 may instead don a Fiat or Abarth necklace in 2015 if Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has the last word. Automotive News reports sources close to the project stated product planners from Mazda and Fiat met recently to discuss a roadster based […]

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Long rumored to wear the Alfa Romeo badge, the next-generation Mazda MX-5 may instead don a Fiat or Abarth necklace in 2015 if Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has the last word. Automotive News reports sources close to the project stated product planners from Mazda and Fiat met recently to discuss a roadster based […]

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PSA-Donfeng Deal Injects New Capital, Extended Life Into Peugeot http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/psa-donfeng-deal-injects-new-capital-extended-life-into-peugeot/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/psa-donfeng-deal-injects-new-capital-extended-life-into-peugeot/#comments Wed, 19 Feb 2014 06:23:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=747585 The 3 billion euro ($4.1 billion USD) three-way deal between PSA Peugeot Citroen, Dongfeng and the French government, signed this week, is set to inject new capital and a much needed life extension for Peugeot, though at the expense of the Peugeot family ceding control after two centuries. Reuters reports Dongfeng and the French government […]

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The 3 billion euro ($4.1 billion USD) three-way deal between PSA Peugeot Citroen, Dongfeng and the French government, signed this week, is set to inject new capital and a much needed life extension for Peugeot, though at the expense of the Peugeot family ceding control after two centuries. Reuters reports Dongfeng and the French government […]

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PSA Peugeot Citroen, Dongfeng, France Reach Outline Deal http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/psa-peugeot-citroen-dongfeng-france-reach-outline-deal/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/02/psa-peugeot-citroen-dongfeng-france-reach-outline-deal/#comments Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:30:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=740649 PSA Peugeot Citroen, Dongfeng and the French government have reached an outline deal to raise $5.5 billion in capital through a planned share sale in a last-ditch effort by PSA to remain alive after General Motors walked out of a similar deal over the Iranian market last year. Reuters reports the deal will be presented […]

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PSA Peugeot Citroen, Dongfeng and the French government have reached an outline deal to raise $5.5 billion in capital through a planned share sale in a last-ditch effort by PSA to remain alive after General Motors walked out of a similar deal over the Iranian market last year. Reuters reports the deal will be presented […]

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Toyota Teams With BMW to Deliver Ultimate Hybrid Supercar http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/toyota-teams-with-bmw-to-deliver-ultimate-hybrid-supercar/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/toyota-teams-with-bmw-to-deliver-ultimate-hybrid-supercar/#comments Thu, 07 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=644570 When Toyota teamed with General Motors, they gave us the Vibe/Matrix twins. With Subaru, a trio of rear-driven sports cars with boxer power up front. So, what will Toyota deliver in its partnership with BMW? How about the ultimate hybrid supercar based off the bones of the Lexus LFA, for starters. In an effort to […]

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When Toyota teamed with General Motors, they gave us the Vibe/Matrix twins. With Subaru, a trio of rear-driven sports cars with boxer power up front. So, what will Toyota deliver in its partnership with BMW? How about the ultimate hybrid supercar based off the bones of the Lexus LFA, for starters. In an effort to […]

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Daimler And BAIC Are Doing It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/daimler-and-baic-are-doing-it/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/02/daimler-and-baic-are-doing-it/#comments Fri, 01 Feb 2013 13:18:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=476039 It was one of the worst-kept secrets: Two weeks ago, Reuters reporters had picked up the scent of Daimler planning a big investment into China’s BAIC. This week, rumors started flying around in Beijing that it is true. Today, Daimler announces, as expected, that “Daimler AG is going to invest in BAIC Motor, the passenger […]

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It was one of the worst-kept secrets: Two weeks ago, Reuters reporters had picked up the scent of Daimler planning a big investment into China’s BAIC. This week, rumors started flying around in Beijing that it is true. Today, Daimler announces, as expected, that “Daimler AG is going to invest in BAIC Motor, the passenger […]

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Benz And BAIC Expected To Lift The Veil Tomorrow http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/benz-and-baic-expected-to-lift-the-veil-tomorrow/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/benz-and-baic-expected-to-lift-the-veil-tomorrow/#comments Thu, 31 Jan 2013 14:07:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=475925 Now about those Benz-BAIC rumors: While Beijing is going gaga, Reuters has been suspiciously quiet about an upcoming deal between Daimler and its Chinese partner BAIC. Reuters, which has good ears and feet on the ground in China, had reported two weeks ago that something might be happening. Today, Reuters breaks its silence and says: […]

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Now about those Benz-BAIC rumors: While Beijing is going gaga, Reuters has been suspiciously quiet about an upcoming deal between Daimler and its Chinese partner BAIC. Reuters, which has good ears and feet on the ground in China, had reported two weeks ago that something might be happening. Today, Reuters breaks its silence and says: […]

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BAIC & Benz: Bloggers Scoop Dow Jones http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/baic-benz-bloggers-scoop-dow-jones/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/01/baic-benz-bloggers-scoop-dow-jones/#comments Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:45:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=475809 How do you beat the Dow? Occasionally, by reading TTAC. Yesterday, we wrote about Beijing rumors that Daimler and China’s BAIC are planning a big tie-up. While we at TTAC are busy looking for the appropriate tie-up pictures, in case the rumor should prove true, the Dow Jones Newswire reports today: “Daimler AG (DAI.XE) will […]

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How do you beat the Dow? Occasionally, by reading TTAC. Yesterday, we wrote about Beijing rumors that Daimler and China’s BAIC are planning a big tie-up. While we at TTAC are busy looking for the appropriate tie-up pictures, in case the rumor should prove true, the Dow Jones Newswire reports today: “Daimler AG (DAI.XE) will […]

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Companies! Cheap! For You, Special Price: GM’s Hong Kong Dealings http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/companies-cheap-for-you-special-price-gms-hong-kong-dealings/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/companies-cheap-for-you-special-price-gms-hong-kong-dealings/#comments Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:14:06 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=464477 Hong Kong, and I speak from experience, is a great place to incorporate, to save taxes, and to throw a cloak of secrecy over financial operations which otherwise would be out in the open. In the case of GM, it is also a great place to save their Korean behinds. In December 2009, GM sold […]

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Hong Kong, and I speak from experience, is a great place to incorporate, to save taxes, and to throw a cloak of secrecy over financial operations which otherwise would be out in the open. In the case of GM, it is also a great place to save their Korean behinds. In December 2009, GM sold […]

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The End Run Of The Fuel Cell Race http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/the-end-run-of-the-fuel-cell-race/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/the-end-run-of-the-fuel-cell-race/#comments Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:38:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=456059 The excitement about battery electric vehicles seems to die down amidst disappointing uptake. Range, weight and cost are in the way. At the same time, dormant interest in fuel cell vehicles is being rekindled. A month ago, we had a new look at the technology from the perspective of the Toyota/BMW linkup. Today, The Nikkei [sub] takes […]

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The excitement about battery electric vehicles seems to die down amidst disappointing uptake. Range, weight and cost are in the way. At the same time, dormant interest in fuel cell vehicles is being rekindled. A month ago, we had a new look at the technology from the perspective of the Toyota/BMW linkup. Today, The Nikkei [sub] takes […]

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Toyota And BMW Plan To Take The Lead In Commercializing Fuel Cell Cars. Let’s Revisit http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/toyota-and-bmw-plan-to-take-the-lead-in-commercializing-fuel-cell-cars-lets-revisit/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/toyota-and-bmw-plan-to-take-the-lead-in-commercializing-fuel-cell-cars-lets-revisit/#comments Sat, 30 Jun 2012 10:05:03 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=450769 The intensified alliance between Toyota and BMW shines a new light on a technology that has been discussed for decades, but that never quite made it: Hydrogen fuel cells. BMW will get access to Toyota’s fuel cell technologies. This most likely spells the end of the fuel cell cooperation between BMW and GM. Let’s take […]

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The intensified alliance between Toyota and BMW shines a new light on a technology that has been discussed for decades, but that never quite made it: Hydrogen fuel cells. BMW will get access to Toyota’s fuel cell technologies. This most likely spells the end of the fuel cell cooperation between BMW and GM. Let’s take […]

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GM And Isuzu Want To Rekindle Old Tie-Up http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/gm-and-isuzu-want-to-rekindle-old-tie-up/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/gm-and-isuzu-want-to-rekindle-old-tie-up/#comments Sun, 29 Apr 2012 21:39:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=442077 Here some background on the GM/Isuzu tie-up. Japanese wire services such as The Nikkei [sub] and Jiji report that GM approached  Isuzu and “informally proposed acquiring a stake” in the Japanese truck maker. The source is an unnamed executive of Isuzu. According to The Nikkei [sub], GM and Isuzu will start negotiations in early May […]

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Here some background on the GM/Isuzu tie-up. Japanese wire services such as The Nikkei [sub] and Jiji report that GM approached  Isuzu and “informally proposed acquiring a stake” in the Japanese truck maker. The source is an unnamed executive of Isuzu. According to The Nikkei [sub], GM and Isuzu will start negotiations in early May […]

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Coda Teams Up With Great Wall To Build “Affordable” EVs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/coda-teams-up-with-great-wall-to-build-affordable-evs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/coda-teams-up-with-great-wall-to-build-affordable-evs/#comments Tue, 24 Apr 2012 18:20:04 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=441495 Coda Automotive, a Southern California start-up that assembles EVs with Chinese components, announced at today’s Beijing Auto Show that it would partner with the Chinese OEM Great Wall to develop a new, lower-cost EV. Says Coda CEO Phil Murtaugh (who you might remember as a key character in American Wheels, Chinese Roads) explains in a […]

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Coda Automotive, a Southern California start-up that assembles EVs with Chinese components, announced at today’s Beijing Auto Show that it would partner with the Chinese OEM Great Wall to develop a new, lower-cost EV. Says Coda CEO Phil Murtaugh (who you might remember as a key character in American Wheels, Chinese Roads) explains in a […]

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Nicholas Sarkozy: PSA In Tie-Up Talks With Toyota http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/nicholas-sarkozy-psa-in-tie-up-talks-with-toyota/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/nicholas-sarkozy-psa-in-tie-up-talks-with-toyota/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2012 15:30:50 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=440548 When I wrote that PSA and Toyota are exploring their sado-masochistic tendencies a tie-up of production in PSA’s ab- under-used Sevelnord plant in northern France, commenters said it will never happen. Others complained about the choice of choice illustrations. France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy rode to the rescue of embattled TTAC, and confirmed the tie-up. Sarkozy […]

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When I wrote that PSA and Toyota are exploring their sado-masochistic tendencies a tie-up of production in PSA’s ab- under-used Sevelnord plant in northern France, commenters said it will never happen. Others complained about the choice of choice illustrations. France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy rode to the rescue of embattled TTAC, and confirmed the tie-up. Sarkozy […]

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PSA And Toyota Open Tie-Up Season http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/psa-and-toyota-open-tie-up-season/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/psa-and-toyota-open-tie-up-season/#comments Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:39:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=437014 Following the many inter-company alliances and dalliances is becoming as cumbersome as covering the couplings in a swing club. PSA Peugeot Citroen is said to be in talks with Toyota. The same PSA that just hooked up with GM is reportedly talking tie-up with GM’s arch nemesis Toyota. They discuss sharing PSA’s Sevelnord plant in […]

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Following the many inter-company alliances and dalliances is becoming as cumbersome as covering the couplings in a swing club. PSA Peugeot Citroen is said to be in talks with Toyota. The same PSA that just hooked up with GM is reportedly talking tie-up with GM’s arch nemesis Toyota. They discuss sharing PSA’s Sevelnord plant in […]

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Blind Spot: Catching Up With Chrysler http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/blind-spot-catching-up-with-chrysler/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/03/blind-spot-catching-up-with-chrysler/#comments Tue, 27 Mar 2012 22:26:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=436754 With the government still waiting to see how much it will get out of its equity in General Motors, The General seems to be attracting more of the media commentary than Chrysler these days. And not without good reason: GM saw the greatest drop in market share last month of any Detroit automaker, its government-hyped […]

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With the government still waiting to see how much it will get out of its equity in General Motors, The General seems to be attracting more of the media commentary than Chrysler these days. And not without good reason: GM saw the greatest drop in market share last month of any Detroit automaker, its government-hyped […]

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Odd Couplings: GM To Buy 7 Percent Of PSA? What For? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/odd-couplings-gm-to-buy-7-percent-of-psa-what-for/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/02/odd-couplings-gm-to-buy-7-percent-of-psa-what-for/#comments Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:18:00 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=433123 Hear that chafing sound? It is analysts scratching their heads. They wonder why in the world would GM buy 7 percent of France’s PSA Peugeot Citroen. Bloomberg says this is about to happen. Neither GM nor PSA wants to confirm the deal. However, Bloomberg already has intricate details of the planned transaction, someone seems to […]

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Hear that chafing sound? It is analysts scratching their heads. They wonder why in the world would GM buy 7 percent of France’s PSA Peugeot Citroen. Bloomberg says this is about to happen. Neither GM nor PSA wants to confirm the deal. However, Bloomberg already has intricate details of the planned transaction, someone seems to […]

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Loose Partnership Between Renault-Nissan and Daimler Intensifies http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/loose-partnership-between-renault-nissan-and-daimler-intensifies/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/loose-partnership-between-renault-nissan-and-daimler-intensifies/#comments Sun, 08 Jan 2012 16:38:59 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=424769 It’s not that the cross-sharing of technologies between Renault-Nissan has been a well-kept secret. However, it is good to hear that loose alliances between unlikely partners work, while a marriages made in the automotive compatibility heaven (we are looking at you, Volkswagen & Suzuki) don’t even get to the consummation part. Renault-Nissan announced today in […]

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It’s not that the cross-sharing of technologies between Renault-Nissan has been a well-kept secret. However, it is good to hear that loose alliances between unlikely partners work, while a marriages made in the automotive compatibility heaven (we are looking at you, Volkswagen & Suzuki) don’t even get to the consummation part. Renault-Nissan announced today in […]

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Lotus Investors: Sell! Sell! Sell! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/lotus-investors-sell-sell-sell/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/lotus-investors-sell-sell-sell/#comments Tue, 27 Dec 2011 16:53:02 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=423575 Lotus is one of those brands that every auto enthusiast loved to lionize, despite (or possibly because of) the fact that it hasn’t made a profit for its owner, Proton, in 15 years. But now things are changing. Lotus itself is in the midst of a makeover, seeking to transition from niche sports- and track-car […]

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Lotus is one of those brands that every auto enthusiast loved to lionize, despite (or possibly because of) the fact that it hasn’t made a profit for its owner, Proton, in 15 years. But now things are changing. Lotus itself is in the midst of a makeover, seeking to transition from niche sports- and track-car […]

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You May Be Looking At The Price Of A Chinese Infiniti. Or Not http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/you-may-be-looking-at-the-price-of-a-chinese-infiniti/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/you-may-be-looking-at-the-price-of-a-chinese-infiniti/#comments Mon, 12 Dec 2011 12:19:15 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=422056 Fuelled by Nissan’s decision to move the HQ of it’s Infiniti brand to Hong Kong, rumors of an impending  Chinese production of the upscale marque would not end. In November, while not denying the story out of hand, spokespeople in Yokohama indicated that announcements of Chinese production of Nissan’s luxury brand were premature. Today, China […]

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Fuelled by Nissan’s decision to move the HQ of it’s Infiniti brand to Hong Kong, rumors of an impending  Chinese production of the upscale marque would not end. In November, while not denying the story out of hand, spokespeople in Yokohama indicated that announcements of Chinese production of Nissan’s luxury brand were premature. Today, China […]

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Does GM Encroach On Japan’s Green Turf? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/does-gm-encroach-on-japan%e2%80%99s-green-turf/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/12/does-gm-encroach-on-japan%e2%80%99s-green-turf/#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2011 19:14:11 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=421917 This is both an interesting and a strange article the The Nikkei [sub] has on GM. First, the interesting part. While commenting on the fact that GM will jointly develop carbon fiber automobile components with Tokyo-based Teijin, The Nikkei detects a “radical shift in the U.S. auto giant’s business strategy.” The paper comments that GM […]

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This is both an interesting and a strange article the The Nikkei [sub] has on GM. First, the interesting part. While commenting on the fact that GM will jointly develop carbon fiber automobile components with Tokyo-based Teijin, The Nikkei detects a “radical shift in the U.S. auto giant’s business strategy.” The paper comments that GM […]

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