Category Archives: Automotive

Troubled Toyota

In watching Toyota deal with one crisis after another over the past couple of weeks, I cannot help but feel a little Schadenfreude about the whole situation.  Here’s why… For all the time that I was with Chrysler, Toyota was … Continue reading

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Who’s Going To Pay For It?

OK, now all of you folks out there (especially the Obama supporters) stop and think for a little bit on the following: A multi-billion dollar “stimulus” bill was passed and signed that was full of waste and earmarks. Multiple banking … Continue reading

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It’s a Done Deal.

Yes, it’s now official:  Fiat now owns Chrysler without paying a penny.  Instead, they bartered technology. My only question is:  Where is Chrysler going to get the money to use the technology to put into their cars?  Supposedly, Chrysler doesn’t … Continue reading

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Was That A Bump or a Pothole?

Yesterday evening, the Supreme Court cleared the sale of Chrysler to Fiat over the objections of the three Indiana secured bondholders.  From SCOTUSblog.com: Insisting that it was denying a postponement “in this case alone,” the two-page order said the challengers … Continue reading

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Just a Speed Bump…

Just heard on the radio that the US Supreme Court has delayed the sale of Chrysler to Fiat.  The announcement from SCOTUSblog states: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg put a temporary hold Monday on the deal to sell Chrysler … Continue reading

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