Articles by Benjamin Reeves

Global Car Companies Hunt Big Game In Africa's Growing Automotive Market

Global automakers from Renault SA (Paris: RNO) to Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) to Chinese companies like Geely Automotive are all racing to get a piece of the long-term potential promised by Africa's burgeoning automotive market. The continent's economy is on the rise, and despite very real improvements in the quality of life and standards of living in many African countries, risks for multinational manufacturers remain.
General Motors headquarters at the Renaissance Center in Detroit

Auto Bailout To Cost Extra $3.4B

The cost of the 2009 bailout of the U.S. automotive industry by the federal government will cost the country $3.4 billion more than was previously estimated, reports said Tuesday.

US Manufacturing Jobs Will Grow As Japan's Carmakers Move Capacity To North America

Amid constant political caterwauling about the demise of American manufacturing, Japanese automakers like Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM), Honda Motor Co. (NYSE: HMC) and Nissan Motor Co. (Tokyo: 7201) are gradually bringing manufacturing jobs to North America by building new factories and adding extra shifts to meet resurgent demand in the U.S. automotive market.

Five Paul Ryan Positions Americans May Love

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney selected Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate Saturday, and while the fresh-faced number-two man can be a divisive figure, he has some positions that conservative Americans, as well as some moderates and liberals, may love.
Mitt Romney Gets Another Big Endorsement: Paul Ryan

Five Paul Ryan Positions Americans May Hate

By picking Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate Saturday, Mitt Romney signaled that he was trying to put a fresh face on his campaign for his core demographic of conservative voters. But Ryan comes with some positions that many moderate or liberal voters may hate, and even some conservatives too.