Articles by Benjamin Reeves
CAW And Detroit Three Reach Tentative Pact
September 27 2012 5:44 PM
The Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) reached an agreement with Chrysler Group LLC, Thursday. The agreement mirrored prior agreements with Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and General Motors Company (NYSE: GM).
Review: 2013 Nissan 370Z Roadster - Fun To Drive
September 26 2012 8:01 AM
In review, the 2013 Nissan 370Z Roadster Touring shines as a value-for-money sports car.
Tesla Motors Opens 10 Stores To Push Its Model S
September 21 2012 11:44 AM
Copper Prices Slip But Remain Near 4 1/2-Month High
September 17 2012 3:19 PM
London copper slipped on Monday, but still retained most of the previous session's steep climb to a 4-1/2 month top as a new round of U.S. monetary stimulus measures and a weak dollar continued to support prices.
2013 Mazda CX-5 Review: The Little Engine That Could Use Some Spices
September 12 2012 6:13 AM
The 2013 Mazda CX-5 crossover is an example of utilitarian design and great gas mileage, but it will leave car enthusiasts a bit wanting in the speed and handling departments.
EU Market For Cars Backfires As VW Cuts Sales Guidance
September 10 2012 3:47 PM
Volkswagen AG (PINK: VLKAY) cuts its internal European 2012 annual sales guidance by 150,000 vehicles, according to German news magazine Der Spiegel, Reuters reported.
Why GM Actually Is Getting Its Money's Worth From The Chevy Volt
September 10 2012 12:18 PM
General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) may be losing money on the Chevy Volt at present, but the long-term benefits of early R&D in electric vehicles, improvements to brand image and improving sales volumes should ultimately make it a wise decision for the company.
Money's Winners And Losers: Automakers, Best Buy, AMR, Changi Airport, Nokia, General Motors
September 07 2012 8:39 PM
Each week, the IBTimes Money team picks the six biggest, most dramatic, or most compelling winners and losers in business. For the week of Sept. 3-7, the former include global automakers such as the Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC), and the latter include the Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK).
Electric Cars Drive Demand For Lithium; FMC, Rio Tinto, Rockwood Stand To Gain
September 07 2012 4:55 PM
Growing global demand for electric cars could drive demand for lithium up by as much as 20 percent per year, benefiting chemical and mining companies such as the FMC Corp. (NYSE: FMC), Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) and Rockwood Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ROC), according to Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
Former General Motors Colombia Employee Brings Hunger Strike to CEO Akerson's Detroit Doorstep
September 07 2012 2:12 PM
The president of the Association of Injured Workers and Ex-Workers of General Motors Colombia, or Asotrecol, traveled to Detroit to continue the group's hunger strike and push for direct negotiation with General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) corporate management.
General Motors Banking On Chinese Designed Chevy Sail To Push Indian Unit Out of Doldrums
September 06 2012 12:18 PM
General Motors Company (NYSE: GM) is hoping its Chinese designed Chevrolet Sail can push its struggling Indian unit out of a sales doldrums.
US Car Sales Indicate Economic Recovery in August
September 04 2012 5:30 PM
Global carmakers reported robust sales growth in August, indicating improving consumer sentiment and demand by small businesses and contractors. Companies including Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC) and Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM) all reported major gains.