| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Here's what we have our eye on today: Fiat and Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne told Bloomberg News today that European automakers need to incur "painful" restructuring to stanch losses in the region. Europe's sovereign-debt crisis has stymied consumer...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Jaguar will offer four- and six-cylinder engines beginning this fall, Automotive News reports. It marks the first time since 2008 that the automaker has offered a V-6, and the first time in more than 60 years that Jag offered a......
| Jun 24, 2011
The proud British automobile industry has taken a beating the past 25 years: Jaguar and Land Rover are now owned by Tata Motors, an Indian company. Bentley is owned by Volkswagen. Rolls-Royce and Mini Cooper are controlled by BMW. And in 1996, Lotus, a...
| Nov 5, 2010
| 1:55 PM
There is something about sitting inside the leather-covered interior of the newly redesigned 2011 Jaguar XJ that makes one want to use words such as pip pip, cheerio and all that rot. (Although finding some words in Hindi might be more appropriate,...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 4:28 PM
If the parking lot were high school, the all-new Range Rover Evoque would throw the best parties, vacation in places we mispronounce and read magazines that are delivered to only the truest of sybarites.
It would be cooler than us.
This is to be...
| Jun 11, 2007
MUMBAI, INDIA — Tata Motors Ltd. is set to unveil the world's cheapest car as early as January as it takes the growing interest in low-cost vehicles to a new extreme.
The Indian carmaker will launch its $2,467 vehicle by the third quarter of 2008...
| Apr 25, 2008
Ford may have just caught its first glimmer of the light at the end of the tunnel.
The long-troubled Detroit automaker on Thursday surprised Wall Street with a first-quarter profit of $100 million, a turnabout from a loss of $282 million a year earlier....
| Mar 28, 2009
Down the wrong road?
Re “Indian firm unveils the world’s cheapest car,” March 24
The reality is upon us: The bulk of the world's population -- in India and, most likely, soon in China -- will have access to personal motorized...
| Feb 8, 2009
Before turning to Washington, Ford turned to India for help.
For those who forgot, Land Rover, a former member of the Ford family, is now part of the Tata Motors clan, which bought it and Jaguar, to gain luxury SUVs and sedans and access to other...
| Jun 7, 2008
A couple of years ago, I parked a Hummer H2, in all its blunt-trauma enormity, in front of a coffee shop in Santa Monica. When I returned I discovered a note written on a paper napkin under the windshield. "This thing is so stupid! Why don't you grow up?"...
| Jun 26, 2008
| 10:10 PM
America's Big Three automakers are looking awfully small these days.
Speculation about asset sales, takeovers and even bankruptcy for the former titans of Detroit raged Thursday as a stock market rout after a downgrade by Goldman Sachs brought shares...
| Jan 10, 2008
| 2:06 PM
NEW DELHI -- India's Tata Motors Ltd. unveiled the world's cheapest new car today, bringing car ownership closer for millions of poorer consumers in emerging markets but raising environmental concerns.
The four-seater Nano, with an engine around 625 cc,...