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26,000 People Die in Traffic Accidents in First 9 Months of 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported Friday that an estimated 26,000 people were killed in vehicle crashes over the first nine months of 2015. That's up 9.3% from ...
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How a Michigan State License Would Help Tesla Recover From Lows

Things don’t look too good for Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) as new 52-week lows are setting in below the $170 threshold. This comes on the heels of some embarrassing ...
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Mercedes smart Brand May Follow Toyota’s Scion Death

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) killed off its Scion brand due to minuscule sales. The Mercedes smart brand may be next, at least in the United States. Toyota's description of ...
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Toyota Drops Scion Badge, Keeps Some Cars

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) said Wednesday morning that the company is dropping its Scion brand, introduced in 2003 to attract a younger buyer. The company will rebrand the vehicles ...
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Car Sales Numbers Indicate No Winners in the Auto Industry

With car sales for every major passenger car company now reported, investors are wondering who won, who lost and whether Winter Storm Jonas was responsible for dampening sales numbers with ...
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2016 Honda Civic

Honda Civic Sales Up 43% in January

Honda Motor Co. Ltd.'s (NYSE: HMC) American Honda Motor Co. did not have a very good January. Sales fell 1.7% year over year, and would have been much worse but ...
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Mercedes Sales Crush BMW

The race between Mercedes and BMW for U.S. monthly sales is usually close. Not so in January. Mercedes sold 26,563 cars and light trucks, up 1.7% year over year. BWM sales ...
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2016 Lincoln Navigator

Lincoln Sales Rise as Cadillac Craters

Sales of troubled luxury car brands Lincoln and Cadillac moved different directions in January. In January, Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Lincoln sales rose 8.4% to 7,177 year over year, ...
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Ferrari Berlinetta

Ferrari Punishes Early Investors With Earnings and Guidance

Ferrari N.V. (NYSE: RACE) was one of those interesting initial public offerings from 2015 that drew much attention from institutions and retail investors alike. The market turmoil and the bite ...
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Car Sales

Ford Leads in Pickup Sales Despite 5% Drop in January

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 50,540 F-Series pickups in the month of January, a decline of 5.2% year over year. Compared with December 2015 sales, that's a drop of ...
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2016 Chevrolet Cruze

GM January Sales Tick Higher

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total January U.S. sales of 203,745 vehicles, an increase of 0.5% compared with January 2015. Retail deliveries rose 9%, fleet deliveries slipped 6.2 points ...
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2016 Ford F-150

Ford Sales Down 3% in January, F-150 Sales Tumble 5.2%

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Tuesday reported a U.S. sales decrease of 3% year over year in January, to 173,723 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with January 2015 sales ...
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Analyst Steers Clear of Tesla Stock

With a consensus price target of $276.67 per share, the potential upside on shares of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) at Monday's closing price of $196.94 is just over 40%. ...
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Chrysler January Sales Rise 7% as Jeep Sales Remain Strong

Year over year, sales rose 7% at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) in January to 155,037 units, the company's best January sales level in nine years. The Jeep brand ...
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Ford F-150

Can Ford Sell 900,000 F-150 Pickups in 2016?

Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) F-150 pickup went through a major transformation last year. The manufacturer began sales of a part aluminum body product. Sales were hampered by production problems. ...
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