Ford’s looming layoffs, a Chinese electric car company is actually selling cars, and Sears is nearly dead. This is The Morning Shift for October 15, 2018.
Friday’s here, and that can only mean one thing: time to spend the entire weekend in your Opel Speedster.
Never forget how beautiful the Opel GT was.
PSA Group, the parent company of Citroën, DS Automobiles, Peugeot, Opel, and Vauxhall, wants to come back to the U.S. market with low-volume production models, likely on a similar method as Alfa Romeo’s return to the U.S. They are, however, also considering a ride-sharing model as well. In either case, PSA Group have…
It’s Friday! You are so close to a thrilling weekend in the Opel Speedster!
How can you have a sad day when the Opel Speedster exists?
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you can read instead of the words on the box of Cocoa Puffs for the eleven billionth time.
It’s Nürburgring 24 Hours weekend, which means that racing fans across the world are tuning in to watch an old Opel Manta with a foxtail dangling from its antenna with glee. In case you can’t get enough sweet Manta action there, here’s a reminder that classic Mantas are also good for hooning around.
Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to read or we’ll get really passive aggressive at you.
1st Gear: What Happens To Buick
Today, General Motors sold its sad, middle-of-the-road European car brands Opel and Vauxhall to France’s sad, middle-of-the-road rival Peugeot-Citroën Group. One reason why is because GM’s Euro brands have been undesirable and unprofitable for decades. Another is Brexit.
1st Gear: Trump To Reduce Auto Regulations
1st Gear: Ghosn Gone, But Not Far
1st Gear: I Don’t See What The Problem Is?
Your hardworking Jalopnik staff is mostly off for the President’s Day holiday today. But don’t worry—we’ll be back in full swing tomorrow, and in addition to the Morning Shift, we have a day’s worth of new stories for you that, in my opinion, are very not bad.