Posted 3:28 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 19
Shaky stock market got you jittery?
It may be time to take your money out of Google, Apple and Tesla -- and put it in Hondas.
Not Honda stock. Actual Hondas. They’re like Treasury bonds on wheels, with cupholders.
That’s basically how John Mendel, executive vice president of American Honda, described the company’s products today. Mendel was responding ... Continue reading "Why Honda's John Mendel wants customers to buy a Treasury bond on wheels" »Aug 19, 2014 3:28 pm U.S. ET ()
Posted 2:30 pm U.S. ET, Aug. 7
The next-generation Chevrolet Volt will have a trunk and the word “Volt” on the back of it, according to the teaser photo that General Motors released today.
I assume -- but can’t confirm from the photo -- that it also will have approximately four wheels, multiple doors and possibly an interior. The redesigned Volt will be fully unveiled at the Detroit a ... Continue reading "Why GM is re-engineering its 'political punching bag'" »Aug 7, 2014 2:30 pm U.S. ET ()
Posted 3:07 pm U.S. ET, July 3
Daryl Chansuthus bristled at the word “compensation” when we spoke on the phone this week.
Compensation doesn’t fill the void created on a rainy December night five years ago, when her 25-year-old daughter’s Chevrolet Cobalt SS hit a tree off Interstate 24 in Tennessee and no airbags deployed. More than compensation, Chansuthus wants accountability ... Continue reading "Compensation, yes, but no happy endings for GM crash victims' families" »Jul 3, 2014 3:07 pm U.S. ET ()