Official Car Pundit Drinking Game: eMerging Conflicts Edition

Our very own El Werto Dinero will be on CNBC » 10/30/08 11:00am 10/30/08 11:00am at 11:30 am to talk about the GM-Chrysler merger and how quickly all of those important changes can be made to achieve some kind of cost savings to the companies. Unlike , we'll probably have more than 20 seconds to drink during this version of the . If you're in front of…

Reminder: GM-Chrysler Merger Mashup Photochop Contest

Just a reminder boys and girls — you only have until 12:01 AM on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 to get your best submissions in to us in the GM-Chrysler Merger Mashup p-chop contest » 10/27/08 6:00pm 10/27/08 6:00pm. Slap 'em into either the comments on the or e-mail us at autoinsider@jalopnik.com for the “GM-Chrysler Merger Mashup Photoshop Contest”.…

Jalopnik Photochop Contest: GM-Chrysler Merger Mashup!

All this talk about a GM-Chrysler merger » 10/27/08 12:00pm 10/27/08 12:00pm has caused us to think; What if, instead of loan guarantees from the feds back in 1979, Chrysler had approached GM and asked them to be their angel of deliverance. What would an alternate universe be like if GM and Chrysler were already merged? Would the automotive landscape…

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…

Official Car Pundit Drinking Game: Crazy Time Merger Talks Edition

It's Friday afternoon, the auto industry is yet again in turmoil and that can only mean one thing: Lock the office door 'cause it's time for the Official Car Pundit Drinking Game » 10/17/08 1:20pm 10/17/08 1:20pm as CNBC has Wert pundificating on the GM-Chrysler merger talks and the potential for job losses therein. Tune in to "Street Signs" at 2:10…

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…