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Episode 4 – GM Gunning for Chrysler, Toyota Builds Microcar, Harley-Davidson Sales Slump

October 17th, 2008 at 12:00pm

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Runtime 5:13

GM is working on taking over Chrysler to help cut costs. Toyota introduces the iQ, the smallest car its ever built. Harley-Davidson wants a more diverse owner base due to slumping sales and profit losses. All that and more, plus, a look at Jeep’s range-extended electric vehicle.

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Episode 3 – GM & Cerberus Declare War, Tesla Closing Facility, Buzz About New Prius

October 16th, 2008 at 12:00pm

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Runtime 5:20

General Motors and Cerberus declare war against each other and GMAC is caught in the middle. Tesla is closing its Detroit engineering center that opened less than two years ago. And the blogoshpere is buzzing as photos of the new Prius leak out. All that and more, plus, Mattel celebrates Hot Wheels’ 40th anniversary.

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Episode 2 – GMAC Hurting GM Dealers, Toyota Profit to Drop, Diesels Denouement

October 15th, 2008 at 11:39am

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Runtime 5:32

GMAC’s new loaning policies may kill GM dealers.  Toyota predicts a further drop in sales in the increasingly volatile American market.  Sales of diesels are flagging in Europe.  All that and more, plus a closer look at the Dodge EV with Chrysler’s VP of Advanced Vehicle Engineering.

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Episode 1 – Chrysler Seeks Suitors, ACEA Sees EU Downturn, Honda Cuts Pilot Production

October 14th, 2008 at 11:44am

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Runtime 6:09

Chrysler is shopping itself to other car companies as the economic downturn persists.  ACEA says the European car market is expected to take it on the chin.  Honda cuts production of the brand-new Pilot crossover vehicle.  All that and more, plus, we get to know Mercedes’ new Chief of Global Design.

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Pilot – GM + Ford? Chrysler?, Nissan Halts GT-R Production, Camaro Pricing Announced

October 13th, 2008 at 10:51pm

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Runtime 5:59

More details surface on a potential GM merger with Chrysler or even Ford.  Nissan unexpectedly ceases production of the popular GT-R.  Chevy finally announces the price of the 2009 Camaro.  All that and more, plus we meet Mercedes-Benz’s new head of Global Design.

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