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    Video: Malcolm Bricklin documentary The Entrepreneur gets official trailer

    Subaru 360s, Fiat X1/9s, and even an electric bicycle - Malcolm Bricklin has been involved in the sale of each of them. You can even thank him for the loathed Yugo, which he brought to the US. Bricklin's most recent adventure of note was bringing Cherys to the US market. That deal, which should ...

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    Book Review: The Yugo: The Rise and Fall of the Worst Car in History

    In 1985, just nine months before the Yugo came to America, Yugo America CEO Malcolm Bricklin and second in command Tony Ciminera toured the Zastava plant in Kragujevac, Yugoslavia. This is where the Yugo 45, the crazy-cheap car Americans would come to know, love and then loathe, would be built and ...

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    VIDEO: The Entrepreneur documentary about Malcolm Bricklin now playing on Autoblog

    Click above to watch The Entrepreneur after the jump
    Forget Blockbuster. Forget Netflix. Let Autoblog take care of movie night this week. We're presenting The Entrepreneur (Check out a review on on our silver screen through 7/30 courtesy of This recently released ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Malcolm Bricklin's very own 1970 Meyers Manx SR

    Malcolm Bricklin's 1970 Meyers Manx SR - Click above for high-res gallery
    The Meyers Manx SR (for "Street Roadster") was the roadgoing version of Meyers' seminal, frog-eyed dune buggy. There were ten built at Meyers' factory in Fountain Valley, and the 1970-vintage example you see above was built ...

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    Malcolm Bricklin has hydrogen visions for displaced Chrysler and GM dealerships

    Add serial entrepreneur Malcolm Bricklin to the list of people interested in getting a crack at the 2,000 or so automotive dealerships that are scheduled to be shut down by either General Motors or Chrysler in short order. Unlike most other interested parties, though, Bricklin's plan would also ...

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    Wanna buy a Yugo? Serbian carmaker Zastava up for sale

    When the Yugo first arrived on our shores in 1985, it made headlines with its bargain basement $4,000 USD price tag. Of course, four large didn't buy you much of anything, except for a series of breakdowns and the laughter of virtually every motorist that easily passed you by. While the Yugo hasn't ...

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    SEMA Sideshow: Bricklin SV1 show car

    Click for gallery of high-res shots of the Bricklin SV1 show carNow here's something you definitely don't see every day, even at SEMA. A Bricklin SV-1! And not just any Bricklin SV-1 either, but the one redone by Dan Woods on "Chop, Cut, Rebuild." Less than 3,000 of these sporty safety cars were ...

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    Good old Malcolm: This time Bricklin's planning a luxury EV and flying car

    Whatdya know? Malcolm Bricklin's name popped up on our RSS feed reader again. And, yes, the news is China related, but this time the story's completely different. Instead of a budget-priced hybrid car built in China, Mr. Bricklin is working on plans for a luxury-priced plug-in electric car built in ...

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    Auto designer sues Chery, Visionary Vehicles

    Out of the Chery/Visionary Vehicles breakup/separation/whatever currently going on comes a story of one disgruntled would-be designer.Kenneth G. Grant Jr., former Ford automotive designer who worked on the last Thunderbird and other projects, filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming, among other things, ...

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    Bricklin loves Chery, but wants to see others

    The relationship between Malcolm Bricklin's Visionary Vehicles and Chinese automaker Chery seems to be changing, Autoweek reports. According to The Wall Street Journal, Bricklin wasn't satisfied with Chery's safety and quality control and will instead design his own cars. The WSJ story says ...

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    Dodge-badged small car from China appears imminent

    Word out of Detroit today has Chrysler almost ready to sign and seal a deal with Chinese automaker Chery Automobile. We just talked about this a few days ago, but it looks like it's actually going to happen any time now. DaimlerChrysler had previously told us that it really needed a partner if it ...

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    Visionary Vehicles pushes back Chery's U.S. launch

    Malcolm Bricklin's Visionary Vehicles announced Wednesday another delay in his plans to import Chinese-built cars to the U.S., this time to late 2008 or early 2009. Bricklin originally planned a U.S. launch of Chery automobiles in January 2007.Even the joint venture between Chery Automobile and ...

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    Another Chinese automaker wants in on U.S.

    Hebei Zhongzing is the name of yet another Chinese automaker that plans to have its vehicles sold in the U.S. ZX Automobile Co. of North America, which is a subsidiary of China America Automotive Inc., claims that it will be selling SUVs and pickups manufactured by Hebei Zhongzing in the U.S. by ...

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    Chery to take longer to ripen than Bricklin expected

    Time to unmark your calendars. Chery, the opening salvo in what is likely to be a tidal wave of Chinese imports into the U.S., is running behind schedule. Visionary Vehicles chief Malcolm Bricklin is relenting on his bid to have cars in American dealerships by late 2007, and when the vehicles ...

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    Coming soon to a theater near you: "Malcolm Bricklin: The Movie"?

    Automotive entrepreneur Malcolm Bricklin's business successes and failings over the years have been well documented in the media over the years, with Autoblog being no exception. All eyes are on Bricklin to see if his grandiose plans for Chinese automaker Chery can meet with Subaru-like success, ...

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    Malcolm Bricklin 'Chery' picks ex-AIADA president for Visionary Vehicles

    Automotive mogul Malcolm Bricklin announced Wednesday that he has signed Marianne McInerney, former President of the American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) to be his Executive Vice President of Dealer/Industry Relations at Visionary Vehicles. The CEO is best known for his ...

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    Another importer to bring Chinese cars to U.S.

    While most critics have been distracted by launches of new Geely models (and dubbing Chery Malcolm Bricklin's newest albatross), another company, Global Holdings International, Inc. has quietly been readying an arsenal of new vehicles to be sold in the U.S. come 2007. The company ...


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