| Sep 27, 2009
There is no doubt that 2009 will go down as a miserable year for automakers. "Cash for Clunkers" certainly made a lot of noise, but a recent survey suggests that of the nearly 700,000 buyers who took advantage of the program, nearly half would have likely...
| Sep 13, 2009
Doing my part to keep America's economy moving, there are some new wheels in the driveway.
Actually, "new" is a relative term. Very relative. This pickup truck is new to me, but the title says it's 17 years old, and the odometer says it has nearly 185,...
| Oct 16, 2009
| 10:46 AM
The Cash for Clunkers program is long gone, but there might still be hope for car owners who missed out. Kurt the CyberGuy takes a first look at the recession-proof automotive site that claims to make top dollar for sellers while providing cars for buyers...
| Oct 21, 2009
Zeeland-based Gentex Corporation reported an increase in sales and gross profit for the third quarter that ended September 30.
The company's net sales increased 33 percent over the previous quarter, to $155.7 million, while gross profit margin went up...
| Oct 25, 2009
Trade-ins from the Cash for Clunkers program are piling up and auto recyclers are asking for more time to meet the deadline for disposing of them.
At some places, vehicles are parked bumper to bumper on several acres, waiting to be drained of fluids,...
| Sep 15, 2009
| 5:45 PM
Fire officials say the fire broke out in one clunker, before spreading to four others in the back lot of Red Lion Chevrolet along Capehorn Road in York Township.
The dealership had reportedly been draining oil from the clunkers earlier in the day, and...
| Nov 2, 2009
DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford, the only Detroit automaker to dodge direct government aid and bankruptcy court, surprised investors with net income of nearly $1 billion in the third quarter and forecast a "solidly profitable" 2011.
The automaker said Monday...
| Nov 4, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - The most common deals under the government's $3 billion Cash for Clunkers program replaced old Ford or Chevrolet pickups with new ones that got only marginally better gas mileage.
That's according to an analysis of new federal data by...
| Jul 3, 2009
Car sales are down compared to a year ago, but some dealers are starting to make a comeback.
Some say it's a sign the economy is getting stronger. Starting this month, some of the stronger sales could be caused a government sponsored new car voucher...
| Jul 10, 2009
| 5:45 AM
OK, we're baaaack! And after a 1000 mile drive back from a great vacation in Panama City Beach we've got a lot planned for this week. As always, don't forget that, in addition to this blog, you can find us on Twitter, on Facebook and our Yahoo group. ...
| Jul 13, 2009
You used to have to wait in line for hybrid cars. But this summer, dealers truly are competing for your business.
Tax breaks, the Cash for Clunkers program and other incentives have made the market for hybrids hot. So, what's the best way for you to...
| Jul 14, 2009
To learn more about the Cash for Clunkers program, go to cars.gov or cashforclunckersfacts.com