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    Autoblog Podcast #102

    It's late, we know, but we're not a host short like last week! Chris, Sam, and Dan kick it about what's in the Autoblog Garage, the 2010 Camaro unveiling and other stuff that the Camaro overshadowed. What could possibly hold a candle to the Camaro officially rolling into that garage bay? Not much, ...

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    Malcolm Bricklin filing a multi-billion RICO lawsuit against Chery Motors

    Back in 2004 serial automotive entrepreneur Malcolm Bricklin announced plans to collaborate with "rogue" Chinese automaker Chery Motors to bring new cars to the US market. Chery is referred to as "rogue" because the company never actually got permission from the Chinese government to get into the ...

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    Chinese-made, Dodge-badged cars coming to Mexico next year

    After years of talk, Chery is finally entering the North American market later this year, but the small car will be badged as a Dodge, and it'll be sold exclusively in Mexico. The decidedly un-Hornet-looking A1, which was designed by Bertone of Italy, will be rebadged as a Dodge and virtually ...

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    CES 2008: The cars of CES

    Among the never-ending sea of house-sized LCD TVs, untold navigation devices and cutesy robots at CES are more than a few cars. While last year the theme among custom-car builders was overwhelming gaudiness, this year someone must have written a rule mandating at least a little class.We expected to ...

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    Chery to delay exports to Europe

    Europeans anxiously awaiting their chance to buy a Chery will have to cool their heels a little longer. Chery's delaying the export of their B21, but it's not for anything major like crash performance woes. According to suppliers, Chery has pushed back production so they can revamp the interior ...

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    Chery S16: Inspired by Crocs?

    Well, no, but can you blame us for thinking so? While no one here is a shoe expert like, say, The Manolo, it's hard to look at this forthcoming Chery compact and not think of the ubiquitous (and heinous) sandals worn by Mario Batali and countless suburbanites in apparent need of corrective eye ...

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    Post-merger, Fiat ditches Nanjing joint venture

    Hot on the heels of Nanjing Auto's merger with SAIC, Fiat has announced it has pulled out of the automotive joint venture it had embarked upon with Nanjing. The Sino-Italian operation had been a money-losing enterprise for years. Fiat says that Nanjing failed to live up to its commitments to the ...

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    Dodge-branded Chery A1 headed to Mexico soon

    Chrysler and Chery will finally consummate their corporate marriage south of the border when a version of the Dodge-badged Chery A1 goes on sale in Mexico soon. The Chinese econobox will be built at Chery's Wuhu plant and exported to Mexico. According to a review in the Wall Street Journal, beyond ...

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    VIDEO: Wall Street Journal goes inside Chery factory

    The Wall Street Journal was allowed behind the scenes at Chinese automaker Chery, a rare privilege in Communist China. The reporter didn't discover any top-secret plans for world domination or even a rendering of what Dodge's Chery-made car would look like. But he did see German and Italian ...

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    Chrysler says talk of breakup with Chery "Absurd"

    Inside Line is reporting that Chery will not be building the Dodge Hornet or Demon after all. They deducted this from a report in the Wall Street Journal published on Monday that quotes Simon Elliott, president and CEO of Chrysler Group China Sales Ltd. as saying that his company really wants to ...

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    Chery planning to set up shop in Iran

    As the entire industry looks towards China as a new vehicle for growth, Chinese automakers are investing heavily outside of the country in places as diverse as the Ukraine, Brazil and Egypt. The latest offsite location is Iran, where China's largest automaker Chery Auto has announced plans to build ...

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    VIDEO: Chrysler might want to reconsider that Chery deal

    digg_url = ''; Chrysler might want to take another look at its deal with China's Chery Motors to build small cars for it after another video of a European crash test has popped up on YouTube. ...

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    Chery to present Riich II microvan at Chang'an Auto Salon

    The Chery Riich II microvan is a global market car derived from the Chery V2. The Riich II will debut at the Chang'an Auto Salon later this month, and Chery says that it benefits from a focus on safety, among other things. To try and back up that claim, Chery released the crash test photo shown ...

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    Chrysler and Chery resume talks to build cheap cars in China

    Carlos Ghosn recently said that Renault/Nissan is developing a $3K car with Indian partner Tata. Honda said it looked at the same idea, but that it couldn't build a car with Honda values for that money. Chrysler has put itself in the Honda camp, ruling out the creation of a $3K car with Chinese ...

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    Get in line: Fiat considers Chery partnership

    It looks like Chrysler isn't the only car company trying to partner with China's Chery Auto. The latest reports suggest Fiat is also considering a new deal with Chery that would involve a joint-venture to start building Fiat badged cars in China.Back in May, Fiat confirmed that it would start ...

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    Chery/Quantum team could bring "high-end" autos to U.S.

    Chery cars are coming to the U.S. one way or the other, and the first ones might not carry a Chrysler nameplate.Quantum, an American branch of Israel, Corp., is teaming up with China's much-publicized Chery in a $743 million venture to produce a line of cars for sale in China, as well as ...

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    VIDEO: Michael Bay releases full scene from Transformers

    If you're starting to get the feeling that you may see the entire Transformers movie if you just sit down to watch all the trailers and scenes, we're with you and we're not complaining. We've been peppering you with any clip from the upcoming movie that we can find, this time we're bringing you a ...

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    Chrysler and Chery resume discussions; Hornet confirmed

    Chery officials say the pause in their discussion with Chrysler was so the Chinese company could get a better idea of the American's future. Now that Cerberus has taken over, Chery sees the coming years filled with puppy dogs and lollipops. And in their giddiness, someone at Chery leaked a few ...


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