Autos

Autonomous Driving Is Coming: 6 Stocks May Be Gigantic Winners

In the future, there is a good chance that people will look at the first prototype self-driving cars and laugh, as they will look primitive and clumsy. However, there will ...
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Ford September European Sales Regains Lead Over Fiat Chrysler

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Tuesday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) fell 2% in September compared with new registrations in September of 2016. New ...
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GM to Test Fully Self-Driving Cars in NYC

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and its Cruise Automation subsidiary have applied to the state of New York to begin sustained testing of fully autonomous (self-driving) vehicles in the state ...
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Is Harley-Davidson a Dying Brand?

Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG) has reported a 40% drop in its quarterly profits on Tuesday morning. With its global motorcycle sales continuing to slide and with younger buyers not seeking ...
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Sporty Cars, SUVs Top List of New Cars Owners Keep the Longest

Sporty cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) populate the list of new cars that owners keep the longest before selling, according to a new study by iSeeCars.com. Toyota models occupy ...
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Mercedes Goes Way Downmarket With $299 Lease

Luxury car companies want to capture young and barely affluent buyers to diversify away from the much smaller number of old, rich people. As part of its effort, Mercedes offers ...
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Exploding Sunroofs Cause Dangers, Particularly in Hyundai, Ford and Nissan Vehicles

The sunroof in a car can explode. Consumer Reports experts say that this poses a danger to vehicle occupants. The problem is particularly acute in some cars produced by Hyundai, ...
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How Long Will a New Electric Car Last?

In 2016, the average age of a light vehicle (car, sport utility vehicle or pickup) in the U.S. fleet of about 264 million light vehicles reached an all-time high of ...
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Tesla Had Some Inadequate Employees, So It Fired Them

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has been cited as one of the best places to work in the United States, particularly for employees interested in high tech. However, it is also ...
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Tesla’s Imperfections Start to Grow

Tesla Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares have raced higher over that past several years, giving the car company a market cap above that of many huge manufacturers, such as Ford, even ...
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Move to Mexico Possible If GM Canada Strike Continues

The head of Canada's striking autoworkers' union, Unifor, said Thursday morning that General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is ramping Mexican production of the company's popular Chevy Equinox compact sport utility ...
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GM to Close Plant for 6 Weeks, Lay Off 1,500 Workers

Citing unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal reported this morning that General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will temporarily close its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant for the final six weeks of the ...
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Why Short Interest in Ford Plummeted

In the two-week reporting period that ended September 29, short interest in Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) tumbled by 11.9% from 122.83 million shares to 108.21 million shares. About 2.8% ...
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From Porsche, a Chance to Try New Cars Over and Over for Just $3,000 a Month

A monthly car payment of $3,000 applies to vehicles that cost well over $150,000. Porsche will let customers drive most of its vehicles, and replace them regularly, as part of ...
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From Hyundai, a New Shopping Plan May Be Sign of Things to Come in Car Industry

In the brutal competition among car manufacturers to take market share from one another in the stagnant U.S. market, South Korea's Hyundai has stepped up its game. If its new ...
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