VW Sales Expected To Crash In November

No one can make the case that VW US sales will improve in November.  However, the collapse may be more than modest. The diesel engine scandal will take a huge ...
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GM Sales Expected to Rise 2% in November

November car sales are expected to rise to near-record levels, continuing a run that is two years old. However, year-over-year sales will only rise .1% from a strong November last ...
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VW Offers $0 Down Payment, $0 Due at Signing

Customers can walk into a Volkswagen dealer and get a $0 down payment, $0 due at signing, $0 first's month payment, and $0 security deposit deal. The $0 program applies ...
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Hyundai Recalls 305,000 Cars to Fix Brake Problem

In a filing with the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA), Hyundai Motor America said it would notify owners of up to 304,900 model year 2011 and 2012 Sonata ...
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Tesla Launches Voluntary Recall of 90,000 Cars Over Seat Belt Issue

Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) notified customers of 90,000 Model S sedans that it wants them to bring their cars in for an inspection of a front ...
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Detroit Three Automakers to See Hike in Hourly Labor Costs

United Auto Workers union members approved a new labor contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) after rejecting it once. The union's membership at both Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: ...
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Microsoft and Volvo Offer Virtual Car Shopping

Use a hologram, open a car virtually, design it, customize it. These are all features of a new venture between Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) and Volvo. It remains to be ...
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Luxury Brands Lead Facebook Fan List

A study of which car brands have the most Facebook fans in America shows that most are brands that the majority of Americans cannot afford. The car brand fan process ...
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Best and Worst Car Insurance Deals

Among the many considerations new-car buyers take into account is how much they will have to pay to keep their new vehicle on the road. Included in that calculation ought to be ...
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Pickups Are Top 3 Selling Vehicles in US

Through the first 10 months of 2015, the three top-selling vehicles in the United States were pickup trucks. The leader, as it has been for years, is Ford Motor Co.'s ...
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BMW and Mercedes Sales Surge in Europe

Volkswagen sales in the European Union countries fell in October, as might be expected due to its emissions scandal. The two car brands that posted extraordinary sales for the period ...
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Should All Car Companies Encourage Whistleblowers?

Volkswagen will give whistleblowers amnesty. Workers aware of how the cover up of emissions cheating was done can provide information about how that cheating was engineered. No layoffs, no individually ...
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Truck Hero Gears Up for IPO With Pricing Terms

Truck Hero has registered an S-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for its initial public offering (IPO). The company expects to price roughly 11.11 million shares ...
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Can Volkswagen Buy Back Customers for $10,000 a Car?

There are news reports — or better to call them rumors — that Volkswagen will offer U.S. customers special incentives to get them to buy its cars. The incentives on diesel models ...
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Top 10 Green Cars

While most of us think of environmentally friendly cars purely in terms of tailpipe emissions, there are other considerations that influence a vehicle's "greenness." These include the type of fuel ...
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