Tag: Brussels

By on January 25, 2016

ford-headquarters

The big Blue Oval is setting in the Land of the Rising Sun.

That, Volkswagen’s labor boss doesn’t like what he hears, Detroit’s big show and Kia’s big plans for the Rio … after the break! (Read More…)

By on December 21, 2012

We did not believe that EU regulators would let France’s government bailout of GM’s alliance partner PSA skate through unchallenged. State aid to companies is against EU rules, and refinancing of Banque PSA Finance is state aid EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia wrote in a letter to the French government. This according to a report in the French daily Les Echos. (Read More…)

By on May 6, 2010

It’s tough to be a European car maker with a governmental sugar daddy. First you have to make nice with your sugar daddy, and commit unspeakable acts until he shakes loose a few hundred million Euro. Then, the prudes from Brussels shoot the stipend down. Your sugar daddy can say: “Darling, I tried.” He then can go on with the business of bailing out Mediterranean states. So it happened with Renault. So it might happen with Opel. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Johnster: In those towns that lost their Cadillac franchises, this does indeed stand a chance. In my little town,...
  • TonyJZX: a counterpoint to that is that in the best years say more than a decade ago, a single model of vehicle would...
  • 415s30: So we can spend a fortune to save money… Aptera is dead, this is like that, Aptera had better aero....
  • Prove Your Humanity 2+9=?: It looks like a Fusion, a Hyundai Elantra, an Audi A7, a 2017 Camry and lots of other...
  • mleitman: Why do you lump Canada in with the US, in referring to Mitsubishi’s sales in “North...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff

  • Contributors

  • Matthew Guy, Canada
  • Ronnie Schreiber, United States
  • Bozi Tatarevic, United States
  • Chris Tonn, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States
  • Mark Baruth, United States
  • Moderators

  • Adam Tonge, United States
  • Corey Lewis, United States