Toyota Global Production Down 53%, Honda And Nissan Just As Bad

It's not just U.S. automakers getting kneecapped by the Carpocalypse. Toyota claims year-to-year global production plunged 53% in February. Honda? Down 43%. Nissan? Down 51%. When did the auto industry become the Titanic? [Bloomberg] » 3/24/09 10:30am 3/24/09 10:30am

Iran to Nearly Double Auto Production by 2015

Last year, the Islamic Republic of Iran churned out 1.1 million vehicles. By 2015, they hope to hit the magic two mil mark. According to Manouchehr Manteghi of Iran's largest automaker, Irankhodo, the sanctions imposed due to the nation's nucular program haven't stayed technological progress, but they have madeā€¦ » 7/11/07 3:00pm 7/11/07 3:00pm