Autos

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GM Car Sales Surge in Europe

Whatever recall and sales growth problems General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) may have in the United States, its money-losing European operations have finally started to turn around. Red ink in ...
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Tesla Shares Down 17% in Past Month

Maybe it is the competition from several electric cars launched or announced in the past few months, or maybe it is a valuation that is a remarkably large multiple of earnings ...
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Are Rising Car Prices a Good Thing for the Economy?

Despite the highly promotional theme that seems to always be present in the car sales market, it turns out that new vehicle prices have been rising steadily over the past ...
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GM Management Shake-Up Continues

The people in charge of human resources and public relations at General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) last week are no longer in the driver's seat. Both have left the company ...
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Subaru: America’s Hottest Selling Car

Subaru sales rose 21.2% in March to 44,479. And its share of U.S. car sales surged to 2.9%. However, the best measure of its sales superiority is how hard it ...
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Could Recalls Hurt All Car Sales?

The working theory among auto industry experts is that recalls by several large manufacturers could hurt their sales and undermine their market shares. Another possibility is that buyer swill worry ...
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How Much Trouble Is GM Really In?

Last December, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) stock posted its 52-week high price of $41.85. On Friday, the stock fell below its IPO price of $33 for the first time ...
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S&P Upgrades of GM in Danger

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said in a credit FAQ late Thursday that while the 6 million vehicles recalled this year by General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will have no ...
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BMW Recalls 500,000 Cars Worldwide

German automaker BMW is recalling about 500,000 cars from model years 2010 to 2011 to fix a problem with the bolts that attach a car's engine-control system housing. The bolts ...
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VW March Sales Rise 7.6%

Between falling sales and recent quality problems with its cars, Volkswagen continues to do poorly in the United States. This has not kept it from posting impressive March sales numbers. ...
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GM Recall Charges Now Up to $1.3 Billion

In yet another blow to the company’s image and profit, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today added the ignition lock cylinder to its recall of 2.2 million older model U.S. ...
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VW Stop-Sale Order — Almost a Month’s Worth of Sales

Volkswagen of America has issued a mandatory stop-sale order on four of its 2014 cars built just this past February. The order applies to Jettas, Beetles, Beetle Convertibles and Passats ...
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Connected Cars: Just Smartphones on Wheels?

At last month's Geneva Motor Show, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced partnerships with several carmakers for the CarPlay version of the company's iOS mobile operating system. CarPlay lets drivers access ...
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Ford Focus Top-Selling Car Worldwide in 2013

According to new data from the Polk division of IHS Automotive, Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Focus was the number one selling car worldwide in 2013, based on new car registrations. Registrations ...
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Toyota Recalls 6.4 Million Cars — Details

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) has recalled 6.4 million cars, the latest in a series of industry setbacks, led by massive recalls by General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), which have ...
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