PCH, Carpocalypse Past Edition: '56 Hudson Hornet or '57 Packard Clipper?

It's Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Since the ongoing Carpocalypse is on everyone's minds, let's go with the late-50s Carpocalypse today! » 12/26/08 5:30pm 12/26/08 5:30pm

Project Car Hell, Malaise Special Editions: Hang 10 Dart or Levi's…

Welcome to Project Car Hell » 8/22/08 6:00pm 8/22/08 6:00pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Italy in our last Choose Your Eternity poll, with the Alfa Romeo Duetto taking a 53-47 victory over the British contestant. After admiring the lovely in yesterday's , we had no choice…

Not-Available-Here Econobox Shootout: 500 Vs. Hornet Vs. Cube

We're all now apparently destined to give up our delightful gas-guzzling luxury boats (again) and dump our super-sized SUVs in favor of wearably small fuel sippers. It seems, thanks to news yesterday that the Dodge Hornet's still in the mix and planning to head stateside, that at least a few automakers are trying to… » 6/12/08 9:40am 6/12/08 9:40am

Hornet Is Go! Dodge to Build Micro-Car, Because Duh, Gas Prices Might…

The ever-progressive Chrysler Corporation wowed the auto industry today amid heavy rumors that it may build a small economy car based on the Dodge Hornet. While not breaking up with Big Oil, Chrysler is hedging bets that, in the future, fuel prices will soar due to a combination of flawed American foreign policy… » 6/11/08 1:00pm 6/11/08 1:00pm

It's Official Unless China Says It's Not: Chery To Make Itty-Bitty Cars…

This deal's been in the works for what seems like forever. We'd even heard the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid was all set to go in October of this past year, but held off for "political reasons." So it's really no surprise that the deals' done — the DaimlerChrysler supervisory board's approved the "framework… » 2/27/07 9:57am 2/27/07 9:57am

Chrysler Would Prefer A Chery-Flavored Hornet Rather Than Plain Chery

Negotiations have been going on for around a month between Chery and the Chrysler Group over what b-segment car the folks at Chery may build for the less-than-equal side of the "merger of equals." AutoWeek's reporting the folks at the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid are a bit concerned over the quality level… » 2/20/07 10:46am 2/20/07 10:46am

Breaking! An Extra Scoop Of Chery-Flavored Fiat?

The China Daily's reporting that Chery, the Chinese automaker that's always looking to be on top by partnering with every automaker on the planet, is reported to be looking at expanding their partnership with the Italian car maker Fiat. The two automakers currently have an engine deal and apparently one of the options… » 2/01/07 9:10am 2/01/07 9:10am

Breaking! DaimlerChrysler Chooses Chinese Chery To Build Dodge Hornet?

Last week we'd heard rumblings of some kind of an announcement involving the Dodge Hornet sub-compact (picture gallery for a reminder below) to come at the Detroit Auto Show, although we never confirmed it. However, Chrysler Group veep o' talking Jason Vines is confirming today DaimlerChrysler's chosen Chinese… » 12/29/06 11:58am 12/29/06 11:58am

Every New Morning: Bricklin's China Plan Changes Again

If one thinks about it, the only truly great thing Malcolm Bricklin ever did was bring Subarus to America. Other than that, Yugo? The Bricklin? Entirely amusing vehicles, but only if other people own them. So who really expected his venture with Chery to succeed? Well, we kind of did. At least for a while. But now that … » 11/20/06 5:00pm 11/20/06 5:00pm