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Mazda Production and Sales Results for August 2008

Mazda Production and Sales Results for August 2008

Mazda Motor Corporation’s production and sales results for August 2008 are summarized below. I. Production Breakdown Aug. 2008 Jan. – Aug. 2008 Units YoY Change (%) Units YoY Change (%) DOMESTIC PRODUCTION Passenger Cars 73,356 +4.4 720,586 +20.9 Commercial Vehicles 2,820 +26.3 28,342 -0.6 Total 76,176 +5.0 748,928 +19.9 OVERSEAS […]

Mascoma Names GM Executive to Scientific Advisory Board

Mascoma Names GM Executive to Scientific Advisory Board

Dr. Andreas M. Lippert, director of Global Energy Systems for General Motors Corporation, will join Mascoma Corporation Scientific Advisory Board, expanding the automaker’s involvement with Mascoma as it moves closer to commercial production of cellulosic fuels. Mascoma Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruce A. Jamerson made the announcement Friday during […]

Ford will offer payment delays for customers who were hit by IKE hurricane

Ford will offer payment delays for customers who were hit by IKE hurricane

Ford Motor Credit Company announced that is offering customers affected by Hurricane Ike the option to delay some car payments. Ford Motor Credit’s Disaster Relief Program allows qualified customers to delay one or two monthly payments, resuming their regular payment schedules when their situations improve. Ford Motor Credit customers who […]

Burton and Volvo Cars Expand Partnership to Europe

Burton and Volvo Cars Expand Partnership to Europe

Burton Snowboards and Volvo Cars today announced a three-year partnership that expands their highly successful relationship in the United States to Europe. The new partnership focuses on Burton’s world-renowned European snowboard events, including the Burton European Open Snowboarding Championships, the Burton AM Tour and the Burton Demo Tour. Both companies […]

Ford CEO Mulally Earns $22 million

Ford CEO Mulally Earns $22 million

Ford Motor Company is reporting that it is paying its CEO Alan Mulally more than USD22 million (€13, 95 million) for work done during the 2007 financial year. Ford reported losses amounting to USD2.7 billion during the same period. Union boss Ron Gettelfinger who serves as President of United Auto […]

Tata or Mahindra to buy HUMMER?

Tata or Mahindra to buy HUMMER?

Casualties of war, a name given to those left behind in battle, nowadays referring more to innocent bystanders than combat soldiers. In these times of war against emissions, carbon dioxide and chokingly high oil prices, casualties may be left behind. The first of these could be HUMMER, General Motors’ gasoline […]

BMW M GmbH Celebrates 30 Years with 300,000 Vehicles

BMW M GmbH Celebrates 30 Years with 300,000 Vehicles

Only within recent times have American and Japanese car manufacturers finally started to show the same intensity for performance orientated cars as the Europeans. BMW takes the opportunity to reminds us that their tradition of sporty dynamic vehicles goes back much further. Marked by the production of the 300,000th M […]

BMW Group to invest a billion US dollars in the USA by 2012

BMW Group to invest a billion US dollars in the USA by 2012

Back in March BMW announced its plan to further expand the Spartanburg plant in South Carolina to the tune of 750 million US dollars. Responsible for the global production of the X3, X5 and X6 models, the expansion would include increase the size of the plant by 60 percent, or […]