Commodity Prices Surging - Autoline Daily 518

General Motors posted its third-quarter earnings this morning and reported a net income of nearly $2 billion. Renault predicts that rising raw-material prices could add up to $1,000 to the cost of a new car by 2015. Ford is expected to build a new Lincoln sport-utility vehicle, that's still under development, at its plant in Louisville, Kentucky. All that and more, plus John answers your questions in the "You Said It!" segment.

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The Ultimate Driving Hybrid - Autoline Daily 515
Over the last 6 months Toyota racked up $3.6 billion in profits. BMW announced it will build a sports car with plug-in hybrid technology based on its Vision EfficientDynamics. Chinese automaker BYD is delaying EV sales in China because it says the infrastructure isn't sufficient yet. All that and more, plus a look at the Mid-Term Election results and how that will affect the auto industry.





GM Fires Mr. Goodwrench - Autoline Daily 517
We keep reporting on how car sales are booming in China, but which cars are Chinese consumers buying? Toyota's sales have taken a tumble in China, Europe and the U.S., and now they're dropping in Canada, too. GM announced it will phase out the Mr. Goodwrench brand starting in February. All that and more, plus John takes us on a tour of the interior of the luxurious new Jaguar XJ.





Camaro Convertible Revealed - Autoline Daily 522
Carlos Ghosn made a bold prediction yesterday: Nissan/Renault plans to build 500,000 electric vehicles annually by the end of 2013. The Chevy Camaro drops its top; GM unveiled the convertible version of its iconic muscle car. New York City is holding a competition called the "Taxi of Tomorrow" to find the best purpose-built people mover. All that and more, plus John critiques the design of the new 2011 Dodge Charger.




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