Russian "Undesirable" Oleg Deripaska Makes Play For Hummer

Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska, owner of Moscow-based Russian Machines, is in the hunt for the Hummer brand, according to Russian business magazine Vedomosti. Should Deripaska end up the high bidder, GM is going to have to take the paperwork to him: He's been barred by the US State Department from entering the… » 8/14/08 9:20am 8/14/08 9:20am

Chrysler Group Sales Speculation: Russian Billionaire To Fund Magna…

OK, so we'll totally called this one. True, we called it humorously, but whatevs, we'll take our wins when and where we can. Under the terms of an agreement announced early Thursday companies owned by Oleg Deripaska, the Russian entrepreneur, will pay $1.54 billion to acquire 20 million Class A shares of Magna… » 5/10/07 10:15am 5/10/07 10:15am

Watch Out, GM! The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!

And we bet the General's general, Rick Wagoner, probably felt he was pretty much in the clear when it came to foreign raiders. Wagoner's just finished fending off the possibility of bedding GM in a threesome with Carlos Ghosn's Renault-Nissan alliance — so our bet's that he's been feeling all big n' bad in the exec… » 10/19/06 10:25am 10/19/06 10:25am