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Electric Car Sales Forecast Slashed Nearly In Half

Europe’s Faltering Economy, Engine Improvements Undermine Case Bad News For Renault-Nissan And Its $5.6 Billion Investment “The critical nature of the government credit problems plaguing Europe poses a material threat to the necessary government support for EVs which we had previously taken for granted” Investment bank Morgan Stanley came up with a nasty new Year […]

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Working Capital, Finance Might Inhibit Fiat If Crisis Worsens

Global Fiat Auto Profit Still Likely in 2012 Investors Should Take Cover When Ferrari-For-Sale Signs Appear Fiat, like all the mass car manufacturers in Europe except Volkswagen, is fighting an uphill battle for sales, but Citigroup Global Markets has spotted a couple of areas of increasing concern – working capital and finance. Citigroup Global Markets […]

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GM Europe Could Lose $600 Million In 2011, $1 Billion In 2012

Banker Says Situation Unsustainable; Sees Losses Through 2016 Possibilities Include Reopening Union Contract, “Contained Bankruptcy” But Others Point To Action Already Taken, Urge It To Hang In There “GM would be better off with a profitable three per cent share of Europe than a loss making eight per cent” GM’s attempt to fix its loss-making […]

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GM Europe Could Lose $600 Million In 2011, $1 Billion In 2012

Banker Says Situation Unsustainable; Sees Losses Through 2016 Possibilities Include Reopening Union Contract, “Contained Bankruptcy” But Others Point To Action Already Taken, Urge It To Hang In There “GM would be better off with a profitable three per cent share of Europe than a loss making eight per cent” GM’s attempt to fix its loss-making […]

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