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The SUV You Don’t Want In Your Rear-View Mirror

2021 Chevy Tahoe gets a 5-0 version

Safety Advocate Clarence Ditlow Dies

Clarence Ditlow, the executive director of Center for Auto Safety, died Thursday at the age of 72 following a year-long bout with cancer.

Business

Bridgestone Debuts Firestone Tire Brand in India

Bridgestone Corp. launched its Firestone tire American brand in India today with a line of replacement tires for car and SUVs.

Business

Bridgestone Divests Venezuelan Tire Operations

Bridgestone Corp. has agreed to divest its tiremaking operations in Venezuela to the Corimon Group, a Caracas-based paints and resins conglomerate.

Business

Bridgestone Will Acquire Pep Boys for $863 Million

Aftermarket parts chain Pep Boys has agreed to be acquired by Bridgestone Americas Inc. for $863 million after the Tokyo-based tiremaker sweetened its bid late last week to match a rival bid from investor Carl Icahn.

Business

Bridgestone to Buy Pep Boys Aftermarket Retailer

Bridgestone Americas Inc. has agreed to buy aftermarket parts retailer Pep Boys for $835 million.

Study: Recalls Don’t Hurt Used-Car Value

High-profile recalls such as this year's callback of 2.6 million General Motors Co. cars for faulty ignition switches don't hurt depreciation rates for the affected vehicles, says Black Book, a provider of used-car pricing trends and risk analysis data.

Sales

Study: Recalls Don’t Hurt Used-Car Value

High-profile recalls such as this year's callback of 2.6 million General Motors Co. cars for faulty ignition switches don't hurt depreciation rates for the affected vehicles, says Black Book, a provider of used-car pricing trends and risk analysis data.

Business

GM Hires a Crisis Communications Advisor

General Motors Co. has retained Jeff Eller former director of media affairs for the White House during the Clinton administration to help manage its response to the company's delayed recall of some 2.6 million defective ignition switches linked to 13 deaths.

William Clay Ford Dies

William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of Henry Ford and father of Ford Motor Co.

William Clay Ford Dies at Age 88

William Clay Ford, the last surviving grandchild of Henry Ford and father of Ford Motor Co. Chairman Bill Ford Jr., died on Sunday at age 88.

Toyota, Conspiracies, Six-Sigma, & Auto Engineers

As is well known but never documented, a water-powered carburetor was invented in the early 20th century.

Steel

Tires of the Future?

If automotive tire upstart Amerityre can perfect its polyurethane tires, we may soon have to revise the phrase "where the rubber meets the road."

Jacques Nasser Was Right

There is no such thing as a mundane product or mundane business. Only mundane ideas.

Marketing

What You Can Learn from Firestone & Ford

During recent months, the Firestone/Ford Explorer fiasco has shaken the entire automotive industry to its core.