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Despite Earnings Miss, Investors Still Positive on Tesla

Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) released its fourth quarter earnings report after the markets closed on Wednesday. The all-electric vehicle maker posted a net loss at -$0.87 per share on $1.75 billion ...
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Automakers Spent $90 Million on Super Bowl Ads

The auto industry spends a small fortune on advertising during the Super Bowl. Some industry folks even think of the game as the second-largest auto show in the United States. ...
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Ford F-150

How Analysts View Ford and GM After Earnings

U.S. new car sales in 2015 rose to a record total of some 17.5 million units sold. The surge was the result of low unemployment (5% in December), low interest ...
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Ferrari Berlinetta

How Analysts View Ferrari Now After Disappointing Earnings

When Ferrari N.V. (NYSE: RACE) came public in mid-October, the stock priced at the top of its expected range ($52) and opened at $60. After posting a first-day high of ...
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Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Launches 75th Anniversary Sale

The first 'General Purpose' (GP) light reconnaissance vehicle was designed, built, and delivered to the U.S. Army in 1940, and the ubiquitous MB model went into production in 1941. The ...
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Tesla’s Shares Hit 52-Week Low as Wall Street Abandons It

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares reached a 52-week low as investors fretted about late deliveries, production capacity and rising competition from some of the world's largest manufacturers. Tesla's stock ...
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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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2016 Scion iM

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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