Posts Tagged ‘car’

Automotive Super Bowl Ads

MaxPower February 2nd, 2009

Check out the Super Bowl ad by Audi which features Jason Statham doing what he does best, driving a get-away car (does he do anything else?). The A6 is looking pretty sweet. I like when he shrugs off the Lexus in the 90’s. Heh. And then Hyundai (really?) has a good ad. The BMW guy […]

You Don’t Say

MaxPower January 28th, 2009

Out today: TORONTO — Auto industry analyst Dennis DesRosiers says he expects 500 car dealerships in Canada to close over the next five years. Despite $12 billion in yesterday’s federal budget to help consumers finance new vehicle purchases, DesRosiers says the Detroit Three’s dealerships will experience a major downsizing. He says tight credit markets have […]

It is called customer service

MaxPower January 26th, 2009

The news in the auto business has been dire. The Big 3 in North America are asking for bailouts but they aren’t the only ones, all car manufacturers are suffering. No one is pulling the trigger on new cars over the past couple of months. Enough mainstream media reports with the word recession in them […]

Tesla Dead?

MaxPower November 3rd, 2008

We have seen this story before (see above). It appear Tesla Motors, the brightest hope of Silicon Valley’s nascent clean-automotive industry, has only $9 million in the bank, says ValleyWag. The company, which recently laid off dozens of employees and announced the closing of its Detroit office, called an all-hands meeting yesterday evening to inform […]

Coolest Car Ever

Ian Harding October 3rd, 2008

This week Citroën unveiled their latest concept car at the Paris Auto Show, called the Citroën GT, and all I can say is… damn, I want one for my living room. This has to be one of the coolest concept cars I’ve seen in a while. The car was built as a joint venture between […]