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| Philip Nussel is managing editor of autonews.com.|
If General Motors wants to take the industry lead in installing Internet hot spots in its vehicles in coming years, then it should go all out.
GM needs to make the cable industry uncomfortable by making these hot spots robust enough to become householdwide connections while the vehicles are parked in a garage. That means engi ... Continue reading "Why GM should go all out with hot spots" » Mar 11, 2013 1:43 pm U.S. ET Post Comment
Most voters know that Republican presidential challenger and Michigan native Mitt Romney is a businessman with a lifetime connection to the auto industry. His dad was CEO of the former American Motors Corp. and governor of Michigan.
So one must wonder why he continues to make factually inaccurate statements about the Bush-O ... Continue reading "How Romney could attack Obama's auto bailout" » Oct 17, 2012 12:49 pm U.S. ET Post Comment
In our relentless effort to protect the truth during an election year, the Auto Bailout Truth Squad has convened again this week.
Today we look at a story ...
Continue reading "The Bailout Truth Squad throws a flag" » Sep 13, 2012 3:20 pm U.S. ET Post Comment | Permalink
DETROIT -- Ever since the Bush and Obama administrations bailed out General Motors in 2008 and 2009, the automaker has tried to shed the insidious moniker "Government Motors."
It hasn't been easy. Take the timing of a press release Continue reading "Why GM can't rid itself of 'Government Motors'" » Aug 24, 2012 4:16 pm U.S. ET Post Comment | Permalink
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- You’ve got to be skeptical -- OK, cynical -- when four governors get together during an election year and tell the auto industry they want to help.
But when the leaders of Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, and Tennessee appeared at the 2012 Management Briefing Seminars here on Wednesday to say that ... Continue reading "Why the governors’ plan is good for taxpayers, automakers" » Aug 9, 2012 11:43 am U.S. ET Post Comment
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- As U.S. automakers yearn to return to the days of 16 million-plus annual vehicle sales, one of the annoying realities they face is convincing the next generation to drive in the first place.
A recent report by industry consulting firm AlixPartners labeled this young generation of drivers Generation N, ... Continue reading "Can Lego be the answer for Generation N?" » Jul 12, 2012 12:01 am U.S. ET Post Comment
Never mind the influence of CEOs, political leaders, military generals, the head of the Federal Reserve or the top economists in the academic world.
If you read the financial media like I do for a living, you can logically conclude that the most powerful and important people in the world are Wall Street analysts.Continue reading "The most powerful force in the auto industry? Analysts' expectations" » May 10, 2012 3:49 pm U.S. ET Post Comment