Ford CEO Alan Mulally won’t move to Microsoft – USA TODAY

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Ford Motor Company President and CEO Alan Mulally during unveiling of the 2011 Ford Explorer in New York,(Photo: Bebeto Matthews AP) Story Highlights Ford CEO Alan Mulally puts rumors to rest He says he won’t leave Ford in an interview with the Associated Press But he won’t say how far talks went to replace Steve Ballmer at Microsoft Ford Motor CEO Alan Mulally said on Tuesday that he will not…

Tesla and Audi to become AT&T cars – CNNMoney

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Tesla and Audi are teaming up with AT&T to provide internet connectivity in their cars. The next generation of Audi and Telsa automobiles are about to become more like smartphones on wheels thanks to AT&T. The announcements made by both car manufacturers Tuesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas follow a similar deal made last year with GM (GM, Fortune 500)‘s Chevrolet brand. The concept is referred to…

The self-drifting car: taking a BMW to the limit in Las Vegas – The Verge

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Self-driving cars aren’t supposed to make you puke, are they? A couple laps in BMW’s latest autonomous driving demo, taking place here at CES this week, are all it took to get me feeling a little woozy. And there’s a good reason for that: the car was whipping itself around an infield road track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway at the very outer limits of its capabilities, guided only…

2014 Detroit Auto Show: These 14 cars are going to rock the Motor City! – New York Daily News

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Ford F-150 Ford The Ford Atlas concept, seen here, offers a good hint as to the design of the next-gen F-150 pickup. The best-selling vehicle in the U.S. (for more than three decades!) is getting a total overhaul. Ford has carved hundreds of pounds out of the F-150 pickup, thanks primarily to a new aluminum-intensive body structure. This engineering feat improves performance and gives a serious boost to fuel economy…

The Story Behind Chrysler And Fiat, And Why The Stock Is So Cheap – Forbes

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The following is a guest post by George Schultze, founder of Schultze Asset Management LLC, an alternative investments firm founded in 1998 that manages approximately $260 million in assets and specializes in event-driven and distressed securities investing.  Mr. Schultze is author of The Art of Vulture Investing: Adventures in Distressed Securities Management (Wiley Finance, 2012). Last week, Italy-based Fiat said it would take full ownership of Chrysler in a $4.35…

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