PhillyInc Archive: January, 2009

Honda, Toyota and Porsche see more disappointment than opportunity in the U.S.

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The Detroit Three automakers may get more attention for their woes, but Reuters has a story today that shows how the global credit crisis is... Read more

From Libertarian to Liberal: Auto Bigwig Sings Bailout Praises

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It's the kind of turnaround talk that could make Rush Limbaugh's blood boil ...........self-styled uber-conservative automobile retail executive... Read more

Lockheed Martin, Fraunhofer USA put brains to work amid downturn

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If there's one thing about uncertain times, it's that they often drive a lot of innovation. Out of the economic malaise of the '70s came Microsoft... Read more

Hopes Are Pinned on Philly Car Show

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It's the second most expensive asset you own -- a car. And while a lot of cash-strapped Americans aren't exactly splurging on big-ticket items... Read more

Despite big loss, Ford Motor won't seek bridge loan

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Ford Motor Co. is the only one of the Detroit Three not to seek financial help from the federal government. Even though the Dearborn, Mich... Read more

Setting up 'bad bank' gains traction in Washington as financial fix

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Many of the steps taken by the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department over the last year have been designed to restore confidence in the... Read more

Even as it struggles, DuPont continues to issue earnings guidance

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Around this time last year, I wrote about the continued growth of DuPont Co., which had issued its financial results amid the noise of a rate... Read more

Venture capital investing down in 2008, but not down and out

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Venture capital firms are usually chasing the next big thing. So when they invest less money in fewer companies as they did in 2008, that’s... Read more