Commentaries

Why the carmaker in front is cutting back

August 26, 2009

Good news: global car capacity is being cut by 700,000 vehicles. Bad news: the company doing the cutting is the world’s most efficient manufacturer, Toyota.

Driving a hard bargain on GM’s Opel

August 13, 2009

OPEL-RHJ/John Smith, General Motors’┬áchief negotiator on the sale of Opel, deserves a medal. But he certainly won’t be getting one from German Chancellor Angela Merkel.