| Nov 2, 2009
| 4:32 PM
The term ???back from the brink??? has been making the rounds these days as the economy struggles back from its darkest hour. Perhaps nowhere is there a more surprising example of this than Ford and GM. First, Ford posted a......
| Apr 12, 2009
The Obama administration's proposed 'Cash for Clunkers' program was co-sponsored by Senator Susan Collins's (R-Maine). She argues it would help reduce dependence on foreign oil. The plan would operate for four years and is projected to take one million...
| Nov 16, 2009
| 8:30 AM
DETROIT -- General Motors Co. says it lost $1.2 billion from the time it left bankruptcy protection through Sept. 30, far better than it has reported in previous quarters and a sign that the auto giant is starting to turn around its business.
| May 26, 2009
It's been in the works for months, but soon, a plan to turn clunkers into cash could get the green light.
The bill is in both the House and Senate, and could have the President's signature next month. Southwest Michigan Congressman Fred Upton came to his...
| Sep 13, 2009
Doing my part to keep America's economy moving, there are some new wheels in the driveway.
Actually, "new" is a relative term. Very relative. This pickup truck is new to me, but the title says it's 17 years old, and the odometer says it has nearly 185,...
| Sep 22, 2009
| 7:26 AM
GARDEN GROVE -- An Orange county couple, who turned in a gas guzzler for a fuel efficient new car in the government's "Cash for Clunkers" program, says the dealership never ditched their clunker as promised, but is trying to resell it instead.
| Sep 27, 2009
There is no doubt that 2009 will go down as a miserable year for automakers. "Cash for Clunkers" certainly made a lot of noise, but a recent survey suggests that of the nearly 700,000 buyers who took advantage of the program, nearly half would have likely...
| Sep 15, 2009
| 5:45 PM
Fire officials say the fire broke out in one clunker, before spreading to four others in the back lot of Red Lion Chevrolet along Capehorn Road in York Township.
The dealership had reportedly been draining oil from the clunkers earlier in the day, and...
| Oct 16, 2009
| 10:46 AM
The Cash for Clunkers program is long gone, but there might still be hope for car owners who missed out. Kurt the CyberGuy takes a first look at the recession-proof automotive site that claims to make top dollar for sellers while providing cars for buyers...
| Oct 21, 2009
Zeeland-based Gentex Corporation reported an increase in sales and gross profit for the third quarter that ended September 30.
The company's net sales increased 33 percent over the previous quarter, to $155.7 million, while gross profit margin went up...
| Oct 25, 2009
Trade-ins from the Cash for Clunkers program are piling up and auto recyclers are asking for more time to meet the deadline for disposing of them.
At some places, vehicles are parked bumper to bumper on several acres, waiting to be drained of fluids,...