Save The Not-So-Big Three...With T-Shirts!

The "Save GM" t-shirt went over so well, we decided to expand the not-official Jalopnik store offerings to now include the rest of the not-so-Big Three with Save Ford and Save Chrysler t-shirts plus an exclusive Save Detroit t-shirt. In these trying times, one needs to be sporting a kitschy t-shirt and frankly,… » 12/05/08 11:00am 12/05/08 11:00am

UAW President Ron Gettelfinger Flying To DC, Hates American Taxpayers?

Jeff Gilbert with WWJ 950 AM had a chance to talk to UAW President Ron Gettelfinger just minutes ago after a meeting with UAW local heads on reexamination of their contracts (including nixing of the Jobs Bank, as we'd predicted) with the not-so-Big Three. Gilbert asked him what he'd be doing next. His response? He's… » 12/03/08 1:15pm 12/03/08 1:15pm

Grading The Not-So-Big Three's "Bailout" Plans

We spent the night reading the the not-so-Big Three's business plans presented yesterday to Congress and after we graded them below, we've one huge question. Given the Carpocalypse, what's with the overwhelmingly optimistic sales projections for the next three years? » 12/03/08 10:00am 12/03/08 10:00am

12.5 / 11.0 / 10.5 million units 14.5 / 12.5…

GM Asks FAA To Bar Public Tracking Of Leased Corporate Jet, Still Asks…

In yet another stunning display of GM's critical lack of understanding of the importance of transparency when asking for public assistance has asked aviation regulators to block the public's ability to track the company's leased private planes. When will this company learn a little thing called "message?" » 12/01/08 8:30am 12/01/08 8:30am

Truck Trend, Sport Compact Car, Other Titles Axed By Source Interlink

We've been able to confirm that both Truck Trend » 11/21/08 5:00pm 11/21/08 5:00pm and magazines, august titles from the the sprawling Source Interlink automedia empire, have been killed by their publisher. Word is up to 115 employees were notified yesterday that their services would no longer be required. A former employee tells us that, if this is…

Congress Gives Not-So-Big Three An Ultimatum

After some members of Congress excoriated the leaders of the not-so-Big Three for wasting money » 11/21/08 11:00am 11/21/08 11:00am and not planning for their future, leadership from the Senate and House said they wouldn't give the automakers billions of dollars until they came up with a plan for not wasting money and setting up their own future.…