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Talking Points: Could Toyota Buy GM?

Toyota president Katsuaki Watanabe's non-denial to Automotive News of plans to buy a stake in a non-Japanese automaker sent clouds of speculative exhaust puffing from cranial smokestacks from New York to Tokyo and back. Would Toyota make a move on GM? Could it grab even a small piece of the General, without causing a… » 10/19/05 12:26pm 10/19/05 12:26pm

Talking Points: Foreign Automakers Have Dealings with Terror Sponsors,…

A group funded by Big Three retirees have launched an ad campaign accusing Nissan, Hyundai, Mazda and Toyota of dealing with rogue states that are "state sponsors of terror" according to the US State Department. The Level Field Institute blasted the companies for pursuing business in Iran, Syria and Sudan, while GM,… » 10/17/05 1:10pm 10/17/05 1:10pm