In Reykjavík, Red BMW’s Have All The ¾-Eyed Fun

Icelanders may have been among the biggest losers of the financiapocalypse, but a couple banks down the drain sure didn’t snuff out their love of interesting cars. Take this BMW E30, for instance. » 8/23/10 8:30am 8/23/10 8:30am

Lawrence Marshall Chevy, Dodge, Ford: Another Massive Texas Auto…

The Lawrence Marshall Dealerships sold not-so-Big Three and Hyundai products in a 40-acre complex in southeast Texas. Known for selling a lot of Ford and Chevy trucks, it was sadly clobbered by the Carpocalypse. » 2/05/09 2:00pm 2/05/09 2:00pm

Sweden Creates $3.4 Billion Meatball For Volvo, Saab

The Swedish government has created a $3.4 billion (28 billion kronor) support package including credit guarantees and rescue loans for Volvo and Saab, hours after the US approved their own aid package. Børk! Børk! Børk! » 12/11/08 8:20am 12/11/08 8:20am

White House Loan Deal For Not-So-Big Three Is "Bankruptcy Lite"

The bailout loan's no longer just a $15 billion bridge loan for the not-so-Big Three to make it until the Obama administration, it's actually "bankruptcy lite." It's also a really good idea. » 12/10/08 12:15pm 12/10/08 12:15pm

Not-So-Big Three Bailout Sparks Family Feud

If you're interested in the saddest father-son automaker story since Edsel Ford handed the family business over to Henry Ford II, dooming William Clay Ford to forever own the worst football team in existence, you may want to turn on BBC America at 7:00 PM EST. More details below. » 12/09/08 5:50pm 12/09/08 5:50pm

Not-So-Big Three "Bailout" Loan Agreement Could Come Today

A bailout bridge loan plan for the not-so-Big Three drawing emergency aid from an existing pool of $25 billion for green vehicle R&D and including a Cabinet-level oversight board could come as early as today. » 12/08/08 7:40am 12/08/08 7:40am

To The Woman Sitting Behind Rick Wagoner at the House Financial…

...stop friggin' nodding! I know you're excited RIck said something smart, but fercrissakes some of us are trying to listen to what he actually had to say and it's really distracting. . Thank you and carry on. » 12/05/08 11:45am 12/05/08 11:45am

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

How The Not-So Big Three Rolled Into Washington, D.C.

The not-so-Big Three learned from their corporate travel mistake deciding to drive to D.C. this week for testimony before Congress. Thanks to our man on the scene, here's a look at the cars they chose and their meaning. » 12/05/08 10:00am 12/05/08 10:00am

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…

Chrysler Needs $11 Billion To Make It Until The Imaginary 2009 Product…

Chrysler was the last of the not-so-Big Three to reveal their plan for long-term viability with an ask of $11 billion to sustain operations into the new year. But for what? » 12/03/08 8:30am 12/03/08 8:30am

GM Sends Congress Plan Asking For $12 To $18 Billion, "Alternatives"…

GM's response to the congressional ultimatum, just released, outlines a need for $12 billion in loans, plus potentially $6 billion later, and plans to reach profitability by pursuing "alternatives" to the Saturn brand and making Pontiac even less desirable. » 12/02/08 4:10pm 12/02/08 4:10pm

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

You Know Times Are Tough When... spot a Rolls-Royce Phantom Coupe in front of you in the McDonald's drive-through. Also, the driver's ordering from the value meal menu. Oh, and it's not Britney Spears behind the wheel. And no, they didn't "super size" it. » 11/28/08 11:30am 11/28/08 11:30am

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.…

Eleven Ways The UAW Is Like Congress

So we're sitting here in the press room of the LA Auto Show » 11/20/08 3:30pm 11/20/08 3:30pm thinking about , the and thinking to ourselves — you know the UAW and Congress? They're really not so different from each other. It's almost like looking in a mirror. A freaky state fair carnival mirror, but a mirror nonetheless. Here's our list of the top…