Articles by Danny Hakim



End to Energy Woes Seen in Fuel Cell Cars

  • 03 November 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
You would never guess that Jon Spallino drives what is probably the most expensive car in this city known for automotive excess. Or that he is the world's most technologically advanced commuter.

Fitch Slaps Junk Rating on GM

  • 26 May 05
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Citing declining sales of larger sport utility vehicles, Fitch Ratings on Tuesday became the second of the three major debt ratings agencies to cut its rating on General Motors to below investment grade.

GM Presents Humbler Hummer

  • 28 October 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The Hummer is rumbling down-market.

Ford and Toyota Roll Out 'Green' SUVs

  • 17 February 04
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Can the sport utility vehicle, the b?te noire of environmental advocates, be reinvented as a green machine?

Big Three Automakers Swerve Into Slow Lane

  • 17 December 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
Leading into this year, a question hung over Detroit: Could the boom-time sales pace of recent years, fueled by the mighty growth of sport utilities, possibly continue?

U.S. Sees Future in Fuel-Cell Cars

  • 10 January 02
  • NEW YORK TIMES SERVICE
The administration of U.S. President George W. Bush is walking away from a $1.5 billion, eight-year project to develop high-mileage, gasoline-fueled vehicles.