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Sergio Marchionne

Chrysler's Marchionne made $19m in 2011 from Fiat

Last week, we brought you the news that Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne had declined salary or bonuses for his work at Chrysler through 2011 but fans of the sweater-wearing auto genius shouldn’t worry too much about the Chief being able to pay his bills as it was announced that Marchionne mad around $19 million for his work at Fiat last year.
The 1200hp Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

The 1,200 hp Bugatti Veyron Vitesse is the fastest roadster ever

The incredible 1,200 horsepower Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse made its debut last week at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show and the legendary hypercar builder has now unveiled all of the details on what they claim is the fastest roadster ever built in the world – with a top speed of 255 miles per hour.
Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG

Ram 2500 HD to be first CNG pickup truck available directly from the manufacturer

Ram Truck unveiled the new Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup truck at the National Truck Equipment Association show, making the Chrysler subsidiary the first pickup truck in North America available direct from the manufacturer as a compressed natural gas bi-fuel truck.
Our 2012 Fisker Karma test car

Consumer Reports gets its Fisker Karma back after servicing

Last week, we brought you the news that the Fisker Karma being tested by the people at Consumer Reports ran into mechanical issues during the routine initial stages of testing, forcing the group to send their new electric luxury car back to the dealership for repairs but they have their Karma back this week – with a brief explanation of what went wrong.
Walter Lechner on Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East

Porsche Video Details How Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge is Prepared

As the 2009-2010 winner of Porsche GT3 Middle East Championship, Abdulaziz Al Faisal targets a double race victory in Bahrain to round off his triumphant campaign in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Middle East and Lechner Racing's Walter Lechner takes the readers behind the scenes, showing what it takes to prepare and run such a big racing weekend.
The 2006 Ford Taurus

Feds investigating 1.9 million Ford vehicles for unintended acceleration

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has started an investigation into 1.9 million Ford Taurus and Mercury Sable sedans over a concern that the vehicles may be exhibiting similar unintended acceleration issues similar to those that plagued Toyota Motor Co over the past few years.

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