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Ford Sales Expected to Dive 7% in August

In August, new car sales are expect to slip 2.1% from the same month last year to 1,540,000. Those of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) are expected to nosedive by comparison, down ...
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The Mercedes G550 Anti-Tesla

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) brings out more versions of its cars and demonstrates that it can built fast cars that get 100 miles per gallon, at least the way the government ...
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US Dealers, Volkswagen Agree on Compensation Deal

Volkswagen and several dealers that filed suit against the company in April of this year have reportedly reached an "agreement in principle" that would settle the lawsuit. The federal district ...
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Ford Short Interest Jumps by 13 Million

Bets against Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) jumped by 13.3 million shares in the period that ended August 15. Year to date, its stock is off 12.7%, while the S&P 500 ...
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Lincoln Ranks First in New Car Survey, Acura Last

In the widely respected ACSI annual Auto Industry Customer Satisfaction Survey, Ford Motor Company's (NYSE: F) small Lincoln division ranked first and Acura last. According to the firm: The report ...
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Should Ford Dump Lincoln?

For some odd reason, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) created the Lincoln Motor Company during December of 2012. Ford had owned the brand since 1922. Whatever the reason, the experiment ...
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The 10 Most Searched Cars in America

KBB.com supplies a list of the most searched cars year to date at its site. Some of them are not among the best-selling cars, an odd disconnect. Kelley Blue Book ...
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Amazon’s Alexa Hits the Road With Hyundai

Hyundai's luxury car division, Genesis, said Thursday that its currently available G80 and soon-to-be-available G90 will be the first cars to allow owners to control a number of the car's ...
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Volvo, Uber Team Up for Driverless Fleet by End of 2016

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) made a lot of noise earlier this week with its announcement that it would have fully autonomous (i.e., driverless) cars on the road by 2021. ...
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Are Higher Auto Loan Defaults and Weaker Credit Metrics Reason to Worry Yet?

It was not that long ago that some cracks started to appear in the foundation of the endlessly growing U.S. auto market. On top of some trends showing peak-auto earlier ...
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Need a Tesla Service Center? Don’t Live in 19 States (and Parts of Others)

(Note: This post was updated to indicate the number of states with no Tesla service centers.) Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) offers several levels of service plans. However, it does ...
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Fiat Is America’s Slowest Selling Car

The troubled Fiat brand from Fiat Chrysler Automoblies Inc. (NYSE: FCAU), plagued by slow sales and poor quality reviews, is also America's slowest selling car by one measure. Auto research firm Edmunds tracks ...
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Volkswagen Gets Approval to Repair Another 460,000

Still suffering from a diesel engine scandal that cost the CEO of Volkswagen his job, and may cost the German company $20 billion, Germany has given Volkswagen permission to repair 460,000 ...
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BMW’s Tesla Killers: i3 and i8

As Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) struggles with production and with concerns about how quickly it can fulfill orders for its Model 3, BMW has become among the leaders to press Tesla's ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Car Companies, Led by Tesla

No matter how much investors are concerned about Tesla Motors Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) production slowdown and its chances to reach 500,000 in sales by 2020, it was the fastest growing ...
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