Gas Prices on the Up

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If Thanksgiving costs reflect future trends, than traveling for Christmas this year may get a bit costly for those going long distances this holiday season. According to an article on USAToday.com, Thanksgiving gas prices soared. “The national average for a gallon of regular gas was $2.87…that’s up 14 cents from the $2.73 average at the […]

Enter Coda

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‘Tis the season for giving, and start-up car company Coda just received a large gift from Hertz car rental company. According to an article with USAToday.com, Hertz has decided to, “…offer Coda electric sedans in California starting next year.” This is a huge break for Coda. In the electric car market, their car going at […]

Possible Honda Investigation

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It looks as if Toyota isn’t the only car company that is having acceleration problems. According to an article with freep.com, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is on the fence whether to put an investigation into effect dealing with the Honda Accord hybrid (it uses gas and electric).  Apparently, a woman involved in a […]

King’s Declaration

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The hubbub about General Motors returning to the stock market has created lots of interest in the company. Shares are over $30 a pop, and consumers are excited for what General Motors has to offer in the next couple of years. According to an article with the Detroit Free Press, UAW is working hard to […]

Promise for Kokomo

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Large investments are always good signs in a recovering economy, and Chrysler gave us one of these signs in late November. Reportedly, an article on freep.com delivered the news that Chrysler will be investing a large amount of money in their Kokomo, Indiana plants. These transmission manufacturing plants are the same plants that President Obama […]

Leaf Rules

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Buzz for the Nissan Leaf has been big, and now Nissan has even more reason to celebrate the new vehicle. According to an article with the Detroit Free Press, the new electric car, “will get the equivalent of 99 miles per gallon in combined city and highway driving, based on government testing.” While other numbers […]

Oprah’s Gift

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Oprah has spent her career giving, astonishing audiences world wide with generosity and foresight for those companies she chooses to promote. In late November, her audience received an incredible token for visiting the Oprah set. According to an article with the Detroit Free Press, Oprah gave each of her 275 audience members a special holiday […]

A Special Visit

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As the economy slowly recovers, we realize what a team effort the climb back to success is. According to an article with freep.com, this effort is being recognized by a few prominent leaders in our country. Transmission manufacturing plants reopened in late November in Kokomo, Indiana, two years after they closed due to Chrysler’s bankruptcy. […]

Large Purchase of GM Shares Announced

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In late November, an announcement was made showing just how excited potential buyers are for the re-entry of General Motors back into the market. According to an article with the Detroit Free Press, one man bought 1% of General Motors. The article shares, “Saudi billionaire Price Alwaleed bin Talal said he now holds 1% of […]

Hyundai’s Luxury News

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More luxury vehicles being produced shows automakers hopes for a plentiful future, leaving fears about the dooming recession behind.  An article with USAToday.com shares their insights into Hyundai’s plans for their luxury dealings. Hyundai is leaving no detail out while fashioning their next luxury model. The Genesis sedan from Hyundai was a luxury risk, but […]

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