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Articles By Tim Healey


Discovery To Launch All-Auto Channel
Discovery To Launch All-Auto Channel
Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 4:09PM by Tim Healey

If Speed TV isn't enough for you, and Top Gear only wets your whistle, well, Discovery has a... Read More


Buyers Should Wait Til Fall To Go Small
Buyers Should Wait Til Fall To Go Small
Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 2:37PM by Tim Healey

Small-car prices have hit record highs this year, but they're expected to drop soon, right around the... Read More


Scarce Tire Supplies Costing Automakers
Scarce Tire Supplies Costing Automakers
Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 3:52PM by Tim Healey

Thanks to plant closings and a surging demand for specialty tires, North American automakers are finding... Read More


Auto Demand Rising In June
Auto Demand Rising In June
Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 10:32AM by Tim Healey

After slumping in May, sales of new cars and trucks appear to be rebounding this month.

The seasonally... Read More


Ford Customer Satisfaction Sinks Due To Sync
Ford Customer Satisfaction Sinks Due To Sync
Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 4:50PM by Tim Healey

Ford has slipped in customer satisfaction in a major J.D. Power survey, due mainly to consumer complaints... Read More


NHTSA Working To Unplug Drivers From Mobile Devices
NHTSA Working To Unplug Drivers From Mobile Devices
Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 12:57PM by Tim Healey

Federal officials appear to be fed up with drivers texting and talking while driving, and they're increasing... Read More


Despite Slump In May, 2011 Sales Still On Strong Track
Despite Slump In May, 2011 Sales Still On Strong Track
Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 10:52AM by Tim Healey

Sales stalled in May, but that doesn't mean that 2011's sales forecast will be in the dumper. Quite... Read More


GM Cancels Plans For Luxury Plug-In Hybrid
GM Cancels Plans For Luxury Plug-In Hybrid
Sat, May 28, 2011 at 10:25AM by Tim Healey

Sources are telling Automotive News that General Motors will drop plans to build a luxury plug-in... Read More


Banks, Dealer Group Trying To Slow Reform Legislation
Banks, Dealer Group Trying To Slow Reform Legislation
Wed, May 25, 2011 at 10:07AM by Tim Healey

A well-known dealership group and bankers are working hard to slow, or stop, upcoming reform legislation.

The... Read More


VW Set To Open Tennessee Plant
VW Set To Open Tennessee Plant
Mon, May 23, 2011 at 3:36PM by Tim Healey

Volkswagen is getting ready to open its plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on May 24. The plant will build... Read More


Japanese Automakers To Work Weekends Only
Japanese Automakers To Work Weekends Only
Fri, May 20, 2011 at 10:20AM by Tim Healey

In a bid to reduce the stress on Japan's power grid following March's earthquake and tsunami that... Read More


Fiat Looking For Higher Than Expected Loan
Fiat Looking For Higher Than Expected Loan
Wed, May 18, 2011 at 4:43PM by Tim Healey

Now that Fiat has raised its stake in Chrysler, it's seeking to expand a credit line to $2.14 billion.... Read More


Crisis In Japan Leaves Up To 200K Shoppers Available To Rival Makes
Crisis In Japan Leaves Up To 200K Shoppers Available To Rival Makes
Wed, May 18, 2011 at 2:48PM by Tim Healey

The earthquake and tsunami in Japan that occurred in March are leaving customers who normally shop the Japanese... Read More


Subaru Tribeca, Mazda 6 To Be Discontinued: Report
Subaru Tribeca, Mazda 6 To Be Discontinued: Report
Mon, May 16, 2011 at 9:38AM by Tim Healey

A report in Automotive News suggests that the Mazda6 and Subaru Tribeca, two American-built vehicles... Read More


Report: Chrysler Might Be Looking To Add 3,000 Workers
Report: Chrysler Might Be Looking To Add 3,000 Workers
Thu, May 12, 2011 at 9:48AM by Tim Healey

According to a report, Chrysler might be looking to add 3,000 jobs and more shifts at plants in the Midwest.... Read More


GM Profits At $3.2 Billion For The First Quarter
GM Profits At $3.2 Billion For The First Quarter
Fri, May 6, 2011 at 6:05PM by Tim Healey

General Motors has posted a profit of $3.2 billion in the first quarter of 2011. That marks quite the turnaround... Read More


Rumors: Kia Planning Large V-8 Sedan
Rumors: Kia Planning Large V-8 Sedan
Thu, May 5, 2011 at 4:30PM by Tim Healey

Now that Hyundai has the Genesis luxury sedan, complete with available V-8, could subsidiary Kia be planning... Read More


U.S. Auto Sales Up; High Demand For Fuel-Efficiency; General Motors, 2011 Ford Explorer.
U.S. Auto Sales Up; High Demand For Fuel-Efficiency; General Motors, 2011 Ford Explorer.
Wed, May 4, 2011 at 2:57PM by Tim Healey

American auto sales rose 18 percent last month, due to new models and better fuel-efficiency. The seasonally... Read More


Saab Looks To Chinese For Cash Infusion
Saab Looks To Chinese For Cash Infusion
Mon, May 2, 2011 at 3:11PM by Tim Healey

Saab is struggling to come up with enough cash to survive, and the company is looking to several Chinese... Read More


Tornadoes Affect Auto Production In The South
Tornadoes Affect Auto Production In The South
Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 4:31PM by Tim Healey

Severe storms that swept through the South spawning tornadoes have done plenty of damage this week. Not only... Read More