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Articles By Sherry Christiansen


Shortage of Rubber Results in Increase in Tire Prices
Shortage of Rubber Results in Increase in Tire Prices
Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 9:08AM by Sherry Christiansen

As a result of drought conditions and heavy rains, the supply of rubber has recently declined causing... Read More


UAW Plans Flexible Turnaround
UAW Plans Flexible Turnaround
Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 3:06PM by Sherry Christiansen

President of the United Auto Workers Bob King reported this week that the UAW intends to ensure that members... Read More


Distracted Driving Fatalities Remain at Epidemic Levels
Distracted Driving Fatalities Remain at Epidemic Levels
Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 9:46AM by Sherry Christiansen

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), although the number of traffic fatalities... Read More


Honda And Toyota Among Top Targets for Auto Theft
Honda And Toyota Among Top Targets for Auto Theft
Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 2:12PM by Sherry Christiansen

Although it may seem that the most likely automobiles to be stolen would be the most expensive brands, such... Read More


Toyota Hopes new 2011 tC will boost Scion Sales
Toyota Hopes new 2011 tC will boost Scion Sales
Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 9:52AM by Sherry Christiansen

Scion’s VP announced recently that the new redesign of Scion tC coupe could potentially “double... Read More


Toyota Settles Fatal Accident Suit That Triggered Recalls
Toyota Settles Fatal Accident Suit That Triggered Recalls
Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 11:36AM by Sherry Christiansen

The newest development in the Toyota Unintended Acceleration Saga is that Toyota Motor Corporation has settled... Read More


 Senate Passes Bill to Guarantee $5 Million SBA Loans
Senate Passes Bill to Guarantee $5 Million SBA Loans
Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 9:07AM by Sherry Christiansen

In automotive news, the Obama Administration has agreed to guarantee loans for small auto dealerships of... Read More


 New Chinese Policy May Force Foreign Automakers to Share Technology
New Chinese Policy May Force Foreign Automakers to Share Technology
Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 8:56AM by Sherry Christiansen

According to a recent Wall Street Journal article, China is creating a plan that may force foreign automakers... Read More


Excel Energy Receives First Ford Transit Connect Electric Van
Excel Energy Receives First Ford Transit Connect Electric Van
Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 8:55AM by Sherry Christiansen

Xcel Energy is the first company to receive the electric-powered Ford Transit Connect Van for commercial... Read More


Ford Takes to the Desert to Test The 2011 Explorer
Ford Takes to the Desert to Test The 2011 Explorer
Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 9:40AM by Sherry Christiansen

There has been a lot of press regarding the 2011 Ford Explorer, as the model that has been completely redesigned... Read More


Ford To Reveal High Performance Focus at Paris Auto Show
Ford To Reveal High Performance Focus at Paris Auto Show
Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 3:40PM by Sherry Christiansen

Ford is introducing a new concept in compact cars—the Ford Focus high performance version. The redesigned... Read More


Obama Praises Opening of New Michigan-Based  Lithium Ion Battery Plant
Obama Praises Opening of New Michigan-Based Lithium Ion Battery Plant
Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 3:18PM by Sherry Christiansen

A company named “A123 Systems Inc.” opened a brand new plant in Michigan with the intent of manufacturing... Read More


Chevrolet Plans to Begin Taking Orders For The Caprice Police Cruiser
Chevrolet Plans to Begin Taking Orders For The Caprice Police Cruiser
Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 1:37PM by Sherry Christiansen

Chevrolet dealers are preparing to take orders next month for the first rear-wheel drive police car that... Read More


Toyota Software Glitch Causes Faulty Speed Ratings
Toyota Software Glitch Causes Faulty Speed Ratings
Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 11:41AM by Sherry Christiansen

Breaking news in the Toyota unintended acceleration saga shows that the crash boxes used to record information... Read More


The Future of Ford Lincoln
The Future of Ford Lincoln
Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 12:58PM by Sherry Christiansen

Since Ford announced the discontinuation of Mercury by year end of 2010, Ford says it will focus completely... Read More


The Battle of Electric Power Stations
The Battle of Electric Power Stations
Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 12:44PM by Sherry Christiansen

According to J.D. Power and Associates, yearly sales of electric vehicles (EVs) is forecasted to rise to... Read More


Former GM Executive Hogan to Advise Toyota
Former GM Executive Hogan to Advise Toyota
Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 12:40PM by Sherry Christiansen

Mark Hogan, former General Motors executive, has been retained by North American Toyota Motor Corporation... Read More


Next Generation Vehicles Will Have More Safety Features
Next Generation Vehicles Will Have More Safety Features
Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 12:28PM by Sherry Christiansen

In the automotive industry, newer high-tech safety features have historically been reserved for high-end... Read More


Tokyo's Electric Taxi Experiment
Tokyo's Electric Taxi Experiment
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 5:18PM by Sherry Christiansen

In Tokyo Japan, a taxicab company has been experimenting with an all-electric, zero-emissions cab powered... Read More


What is The Value of Kelley Blue Book?
What is The Value of Kelley Blue Book?
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 4:53PM by Sherry Christiansen

According to a Financial Times report quoted in a blog on the New York Times website, Kelly Blue Book is... Read More