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The Real Cost of Leasing Versus Buying a Car

A glance at the newspaper or a quick click to a local car dealer's website reveals a dizzying array of promotions and offers designed to entice consumers onto the dealer's ...
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GM and Tesla Win Top Auto Awards

In a new owner satisfaction ranking of 2016 model year vehicles announced Thursday, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) placed seven vehicles at the top of their respective segments, more than ...
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Could This GM Earnings Report Be the Turning Point?

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has been one of the greater American auto manufacturers for a while, but quite a few investors have lost faith in the company after it ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About GM Ahead of Earnings

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. Although 2016 has been a rough year for one of the ...
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Could Fiat Chrysler Become the Valeant of the Auto Industry?

Reports are now emerging that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) is being investigated by both the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Department of Justice. The former ...
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Ford and Tequila Maker Jose Cuervo Team Up to Help Environment

Fueling your car with tequila would probably improve its performance (at least it wouldn't refuse to start on a cold morning), but even using cheaper stuff would probably cost about ...
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New Volkswagen CEO Matthias Müller Could Lose Job as Scandal Grows

As the Volkswagen diesel scandal grew, it cost long-time CEO Martin Winterkorn his job. VW's board assumed that the head of its Porsche division, Matthias Müller, could replace Winterkorn and ...
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Why GM and Ford Could See 2 Very Different Paths With Earnings

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) could have two very different reactions for earnings season. That is the opinion of Merrill Lynch's John Murphy and ...
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Fiat Chrysler Sales Reporting Target of FBI, SEC Investigations

Details are scarce, but Automotive News reported early Monday afternoon that FBI and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigators have visited U.S. employees of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: ...
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Ford F-150 Gets 0% for 60 Months Financing

Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F)  F-150 is the top-selling vehicle in the United States. For some reason, the number two car company in America has started to offer 0% APR for ...
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Chrysler Should Dump Fiat in US

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) has had an extraordinary run in the United States, particularly because of Jeep sales. The one embarrassment the company continues to face is sales ...
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GM Counters Ford With Huge Discounts on Pickups

Now might be a really good time to shop for a full-size pickup truck. Early this month, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) offered a $1,000 bonus cash incentive on some ...
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Ford and GM Sales Stumble in Europe

Car sales in the European Union were strong in the first half, up 9.4% to 7,842,965 according to the ACEA (Europe Automobile Manufacturers Association). Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) did ...
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Tesla Should Call Its Feature ‘Crash Warning System’

Consumer Reports magazine took Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) to the woodshed Thursday morning for what the magazine called Tesla's "aggressive roll-out of self-driving technology — in what [Tesla] calls a ...
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As Consumer Reports Hits Tesla, Could Google Be Next?

Last August Consumer Reports magazine gave the Model S P85D from Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) a better than perfect score after testing the vehicle. Included in that score was ...
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