New Safety Probe of GM’s Chevy Impala

Adding to the woes at General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has begun an investigation of a number of Chevy Impala models. Up to 60,000 of ...
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Toyota Tops GM as No. 1 Global Car Company

The first quarter was too early for General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) huge recalls to impact its sales. Nevertheless, its cars were outsold by Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) worldwide in ...
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2014 F-150

Fitch’s More Favorable Rating Outlook on Ford

Fitch Ratings has keyed in on the Issuer Default Ratings for Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F). The ratings cover the automaker's underlying credit ratings and that of Ford Motor Credit ...
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Ford Escape SUV

Ford’s Hero Mulally to Depart

Mark Fields was anointed to be the next CEO at Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) back in September 2012, when he was named the company’s COO. The only thing missing ...
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Top Ten Green Cars

When the editors at Kelley Blue Book (KBB) made their list of the top green cars last year, the 2014 winner was not even available. There is a novelty factor ...
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Jeep to Lure Chinese Drivers With Models Made in China

The soon-to-be Fiat Chrysler Automobiles company announced on Saturday that it will begin producing three new Jeep models in China by the end of next year. China is the world’s ...
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GM Delivers 2.4 Million Vehicles In First Quarter

Whatever affect the millions of recalls General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has announced will have on sales, it will not be felt until the second quarter. During the first quarter, GM ...
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Chevy Continues to Offer Huge Discounts on Pickups

The nation's second-best selling vehicle is on sale for an extraordinary $8,162 below its sticker price. The discount shows just how desperate General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has become in ...
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GM Car Sales Surge in Europe

Whatever recall and sales growth problems General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) may have in the United States, its money-losing European operations have finally started to turn around. Red ink in ...
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Tesla Shares Down 17% in Past Month

Maybe it is the competition from several electric cars launched or announced in the past few months, or maybe it is a valuation that is a remarkably large multiple of earnings ...
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Ford DriverLess Car - 2014

Are Rising Car Prices a Good Thing for the Economy?

Despite the highly promotional theme that seems to always be present in the car sales market, it turns out that new vehicle prices have been rising steadily over the past ...
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GM Management Shake-Up Continues

The people in charge of human resources and public relations at General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) last week are no longer in the driver's seat. Both have left the company ...
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Subaru: America’s Hottest Selling Car

Subaru sales rose 21.2% in March to 44,479. And its share of U.S. car sales surged to 2.9%. However, the best measure of its sales superiority is how hard it ...
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Could Recalls Hurt All Car Sales?

The working theory among auto industry experts is that recalls by several large manufacturers could hurt their sales and undermine their market shares. Another possibility is that buyer swill worry ...
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How Much Trouble Is GM Really In?

Last December, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) stock posted its 52-week high price of $41.85. On Friday, the stock fell below its IPO price of $33 for the first time ...
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