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10 Most Eco-Friendly Cars for Earth Day 2017

On the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970, the average fuel economy of the cars and light trucks on U.S. roads and highways was less than 15 miles per gallon ...
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US Drivers Distracted by Their Phones on 88% of Trips

According to a new study released Monday, U.S. drivers used their smartphones on 88% of the 570 million trips they took between December and February. That works out to 5.6 ...
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California’s 30 Self-Driving Car Permits Include Apple, VW, BMW and Ford

The list of companies that have received permits to test "autonomous vehicles" in California has grown to 30, as experts expect a large portion of the auto industry to employ ...
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April’s 10 Best New Car Deals

After three months of slowing sales, carmakers are facing even more inventory pressure and they are taking advantage of the beginning of the spring buying season to try to relieve ...
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Ford’s China Sales Tank 21% in March

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) reported Thursday that sales in China fell by 21% year over year in March. First-quarter sales for the company and its joint ventures in China ...
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What Drives Americans’ Preferences for Pickups or Cars?

While U.S. vehicle fuel economy ratings for passenger cars has improved by 2.7 miles per gallon (mpg) since 1991, ratings for pickup trucks have grown by just 0.3 mpg in ...
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Tesla Posts Huge Short Interest, 27% of Float

Short interest in Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) for the period ending March 31 totaled 31.35 million shares, up 0.9% from the 31.07 million shares short reported in the prior period. ...
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Surge in Ford Short Interest, Up by a Third

As of the March 31 reporting date, short interest in Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) surged 32.7%, from 82.9 million shares to 109.98 million shares. That’s the highest level of ...
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Can Tesla Take a Run at VW’s $70 Billion Market Value?

In the past week, Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has passed both Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) to become the most valuable automaker in the ...
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Tesla’s Market Value Has to Triple to Catch Toyota

Tesla Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) market value has matched General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) at about $51 billion. The feat was extraordinary given that GM sold about 10 million cars last ...
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Subaru, Lexus Win Top Car Brand Awards

Kelley Blue Book has passed out awards for what it considers the best non-luxury car brands, best trucks and best luxury car brands. Subaru won in the first category, Ford Motor ...
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Tesla Passes GM as Most Valuable Car Company in America

Just days after Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) eclipsed Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) as the number two car company based on market capitalization, it has passed General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) ...
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GM China Sales Fall in Q1 as Overall Market Rises

Now that General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has agreed to sell its Opel Group to Peugeot, the U.S. company will compete in just two major markets — the United States ...
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US Auto Fuel Economy Rating Rises to 25.2 MPG in March

The average fuel-economy rating for new vehicles sold in the United States in March 2017 was 25.2 miles per gallon, up 0.1 mpg compared with the revised February average. For ...
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Nissan Rogue Sales Up 47%, Best Among Top 20 Selling Cars

Sales of Nissan's Rogue, its mid-sized crossover, rose 47% in the first quarter of the year. The improvement was the greatest among the country's 20 best-selling cars, and it put ...
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