Jeff Gilbert

Car Chronicles — May 7, 2012

Today’s Car Chronicles takes a look at the way changes in European governments may impact American auto companies in their efforts to turn around the European operations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2012

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GM Posts $1B Profit In First Quarter

General Motors improved its earnings in North America, making $1.7 billion in its home market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012


Chrysler To Skip Summer Shutdown at Four Plants

Belvidere, Toluca and Toledo Supplier Park will join Jefferson North in staying open

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012

Car Sales On Track Despite Mixed April Report

Ford sales down 5 percent, GM down 8 percent, Chrysler up 20 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2012


Chrysler Quadruples Quarterly Profit

Boosted by strong sales and a much better debt picture, Chrysler is posting its best quarterly profit in 13 years, $473 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012


SAE Conference Wraps Up At Cobo Center

There was a renewed sense of optomism at this year’s SAE World Congress, the world’s largest gathering of automotive engineers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012


GE CEO Announces Investment, Deals With Protesters

Noisy demonstrators interrupt General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt’s speech to open the SAE World Congress.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2012

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The Gender War In Cars–Ferrari vs. Mini

A new study shows that men and women—as a rule—have very different vehicle preferences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012

2013 Cadillac XTS

Cadillac Increases Its Presence In China

GM announced today that it’s going to produce a version of the Cadillac XTS in China, for sale in that market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2012

Ford Nanjing Plant (Ford Photo)

Ford To Double Presence In China, Announces New Plant

Ford to invest $760 million in new China plant, that can build 250,000 vehicles a year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2012