TransUnion.com has analyzed trends in the auto lending industry for the fourth quarter of 2008, and found that auto loan delinquency rates have increased. The national 60-day auto delinquency rate (the ratio of auto loan borrowers 60 or more days pas
During the seventh International Car Training Institute (CTI) Symposium for Innovative Automotive Transmissions in Berlin, more than 40 percent of participants responding to an on-site survey predicted dual-clutch technology will be the leading trans
The California Air Resources Board?s (CARB) hearing to consider the Cool Cars and Test Procedures regulation of Assembly Bill 32 has been rescheduled for June 25-26. It was originally scheduled for March 26-27.
MINI USA will expand its 83-strong American dealer network by 20 percent during the next 18 months to a total of 100 outlets across the country. Most of the additional 17 MINI dealerships will be located in cities or areas that will be new markets fo
The Volvo Group has brought its carbon dioxide-neutral trucks to Washington, D.C. In conjunction with the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference (WIREC) arranged by the U.S. State Department, the Volvo Group has presented seven differen
High school and college students are taking automotive parts and knowledge to extreme levels again, increasing fuel mileage up to nearly 3,000 miles per gallon in the 2009 Shell Eco-marathon Americas. Fifty-two student teams ? including nine high sch
Goodyear is offering employee buyouts and reducing auto tire production at its plant in Union City, Tenn. Executives describe the decision as ?another important step? in the company?s efforts ?to align North American production capacity with weak ind
Last year?s American tire manufacturing industry?s revenues amounted to $16.9 billion, with an estimated gross profit of 17.3 percent, according to a just-released report from Research and Markets, an international publishing firm based in Ireland.
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