Sen. Carl Levin Thinks Feds Could Help With GM-Chrysler Merger

Michigan Senator Carl Levin remarked during a local debate Monday that the federal government might be agreeable to greasing the squeaky wheel in any GM takeover of Chrysler » 10/21/08 2:40pm 10/21/08 2:40pm, reports the . "No other country in the world would stand by and watch major corporations go under this way without trying to do something about…

GM-Chrysler Merger Rumor Roundup: Deal To Be Done By Halloween,…

The WSJ » 10/17/08 9:20am 10/17/08 9:20am reports today (via Automotive News) Cerberus and GM are moving full-steam-ahead in their efforts to get a GM-Chrysler deal done by the end of October. Today also brings news Renault may have their hand in the cookie jar too, negotiating for one or more parts of Chrysler and leading to speculation the Auburn…

GM Vs. Chrysler: Product Lineup Fantasy Draft

Though the possibility of a GM-Chrysler Merger » 10/14/08 12:45pm 10/14/08 12:45pm remains but a 50/50 chance, the non-denial denials have sent our heads spinning. Are conversations actually taking place? Of that we're certain. Will it actually happen? Hard to say. Will it magically save both companies? Even harder to say. What we do know is a combined…

What Stays, What Goes And What Changes In A GM-Chrysler Tie-Up?

The shocking news that talks on a potential GM-Chrysler merger » 10/13/08 11:40am 10/13/08 11:40am are ongoing (and that ) got us thinking about the product lines of the two merging companies — you know, if this even happens, of course. But we've all seen it before. Two people move in together and stuff has to go. You don't need two coffee tables. You…

NYT: GM Sought Merger With Ford First

As if the late-breaking Friday night news of merger talks between Chrysler and GM » 10/13/08 8:30am 10/13/08 8:30am weren't astonishing enough, Bill "Pickles" Vlasic at the continued the onslaught of amazement with a follow-up story that GM had initially approached Ford before speaking to Chrysler. Apparently, GM execs approached Ford about a possible…