Episode 177 – June Sales Flat, Toyota and Daimler to Tango?, New BMW X1

July 2nd, 2009 at 12:00pm

Runtime 7:52

June sales in the American market don’t show that much progress. Daimler and Toyota might team up to share development costs and production of their luxury flagships. BMW revealed its new X1 compact crossover ahead of its official unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor Show. All that and more, plus a preview of this week’s Autoline Detroit, all about the new cars that have come out so far this year.

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Episode 176 – June Sales Rebound?, Toyota’s Credit Rating Cut, Porsche Denied Loan

July 1st, 2009 at 12:00pm

Runtime 6:11

June sales in the U.S. market come out later today, and they’re expected to show modest improvements. Toyota’s credit rating was cut and could face another downgrade if its performance doesn’t improve. Porsche’s loan request from a German state bank has been denied. All that and more, plus John answers viewer questions in the “You Said It!” segment.

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