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What a Tesla Collaboration with BMW Might Actually Mean

In an interview published Sunday in a German magazine, Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk said that he is talking with BMW about an alliance that would involve ...
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F-150 Mileage Ratings Good, Not Great

On Friday, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimated fuel economy ratings for its 2015 aluminum body F-150 pickup with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine. ...
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Volkswagen to Invest $108 Billion in Expansion

It is hard to believe that any company could invest over $100 billion in anything. It turns out that company is huge auto manufacturer Volkswagen. Its board announced the decision ...
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BMW i3 Electric Vehicle Named Green Car of the Year

At the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opened to the public on Friday, the BMW all-electric i3 was named the Green Car of the Year by Green Car Journal. The ...
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Can an Outsider Turn Hertz Around?

Rental car company Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) on Thursday named John Tague as president and chief executive, effective Friday. Tague replaces interim CEO Brian MacDonald, who took over ...
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Best Selling Cars in the World

Estimates for new car and light truck sales in 2014 vary in a range of around 85.5 million to about 87.0 million. Any number in the range will be a ...
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As Chrysler Sales Falter, It Launches New 300

Chrysler brand sales have been poor this year. Its parent, Chrysler Group, has shown sales improvement because of the success of Jeep and Ram. So, the Chrysler brand needs a ...
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Will Cheap Gas Derail the Toyota Fuel Cell Car Launch?

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) on Monday introduced its mid-sized, fuel-cell powered Mirai in Torrance, Calif., ahead of the public opening of the Los Angeles Auto Show, scheduled for Thursday, ...
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Tesla Downgrade Not Really a Downgrade, Maybe an Opportunity

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is trading lower on the heels of another cautious analyst note from Wall Street. Morgan Stanley's Adam Jonas has slashed his delivery expectations for the ...
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Could Takata Go Bankrupt?

Takata faces huge fines, and almost certainly lawsuits (which have already begun), over its defective airbags. Some experts believe that the Japanese company was not forthcoming about the technical failure ...
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Jaguar Launches New Car to Challenge Audi and Mercedes

Audi proved that luxury car buyers would gravitate toward all-wheel drive. The division of Volkswagen found that, very slowly, rivals BMW and Mercedes moved into the field with all-wheel drive ...
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GM Continues to Take a Beating in Europe Car Sales

Car sales in Europe have continued to grow as the European Union slowly emerges from its deep recession. General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) was the only major car company that ...
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Toyota Launches Hydrogen-Powered Car

Not to be bested by floods of new technology aimed at green car buyers and those who want the latest in engine technology, Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) has launched ...
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Auto Industry Sees 2015 Car Market Even Better Than 2014

The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) is calling for 2015 to be a slightly better car sales year than 2014. The news should be good, considering that many of the ...
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2015 Ford F-150

Ford F-150 Named 2015 Best Buy

Automobile valuation and information provider Kelley Blue Book (KBB) announced its selections for the 2015 Best Buy award in a dozen major vehicle categories. The all-new, aluminum body Ford F-150 ...
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