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    BMW mulls selling engines to other automakers

    Don't go getting too excited, it probably won't mean a crate version of the S65 or N54 for Roundel fans. Running an automaker is expensive, especially a manufacturer that leans more toward niche status than casting a wide net. BMW is looking at all options for future revenue, and one of the ...

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    VW chief hints at keeping Lamborghini and Bugatti

    Recent comments by Volkswagen's new head honcho Martin Winterkorn could counteract rumors of the automotive giant spinning off or selling its two golden-boy exotic supercar subsidiaries, Lamborghini and Bugatti. Winterkorn, you may recall, was promoted to the big chair at VW Group from his former ...

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    Rumor of the Day: GM may buy Chrysler Group

    Take this for what it is, a rumor about which General Motors and DaimlerChrysler have refused to comment. According to a report today in German magazine Manager Magazin, DaimlerChrysler is in talks to sell its Chrysler Group division to GM. The magazine cites sources within DaimlerChrysler as ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: slightly used Lotus Elise

    You may remember reading our original post on this Lotus Elise and feeling the abject horror that accompanies the site of such a car pointing towards the sky. Well, the owner has decided to salvage what he can from the debacle that saw his beloved Elise tumble from a mechanic's lift by selling it ...

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    Shifting gears: GM considering sale of Allison Transmission

    GM revealed today that it's "considering strategic options" for one of its more well known subsidiaries, Allison Transmission, which produces automatic trannies for both commerical and military sale. In boardroom-speak, that means they want to sell it off. GM's turnaround has been aided so far by ...

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    Porsche proposal busts Bugatti

    That Porsche owns a significant stake in the Volkswagen group (and all its subsidiaries) is no secret. In fact, Porsche is even in the process of increasing its stake. Oddly, though, little seemed to be done to minimize the competition presented to Porsche products by those of VW divisions: ...

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    Ford looking to sell another piece of itself

    Ford Motor Company continues its effort to pare down and get lean (anybody wanna buy Aston Martin?) by announcing today that it has "begun the process of exploring strategic options for Automobile Protection Corporation, with particular emphasis on a potential sale of the business." That's PR speak ...

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    Sheikh-up in A1 GP ownership

    The A1 Grand Prix World Cup of Motorsport is in the process of being sold to a consortium of investment firms. Sheikh Maktoum Hasher Maktoum Al Maktoum, literally the biggest name in racing and the founder of the series, is selling all his stock in A1GP for an as-yet undisclosed cash (yes, we said ...


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