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VW Golf TDI engine

US Diesel Fleet Up by 330,000 in 2015

There were 7.7 million diesel-powered passenger vehicles on U.S. roads at the end of 2015, and nearly 330,000 of those were new registrations during the year. The total includes cars, ...
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2016 Ford Edge

Ford’s China Sales Slip 2.5% in May

Sales of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) vehicles in China totaled 88,248 units, according to a company announcement made early Wednesday morning. That represents a drop of 2.5% year over ...
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VW Golf TDI engine

Germany Approves Fix for 1.1 Million Volkswagen Vehicles

Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) has approved a plan by Volkswagen Group to modify the software in 1.1 million VW vehicles with the EA 189 two-liter TDI engines. These ...
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Volkswagen Jetta

Why Volkswagen Financing Has Hit 0% for 72 Months

The car industry has offered loans with increasing numbers of monthly of payments. At the higher end of that, some manufacturers have "special deals" for 72 months (six years) for 0% ...
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2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT

GM Launches $8,250 Promo Savings on Silverado Pickups

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) had a rotten sales month in May. Volume tumbled 18% on all its vehicles and by nearly 13% on its top-selling Silverado full-size pickups. The ...
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car dealership

US Auto Fuel Economy Rating Rises in May

The average fuel-economy rating for new vehicles sold in the United States in May 2016 was 25.4 miles per gallon, up 0.2 mpg compared with the April average. For all of ...
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Tiguan GTE

Volkswagen’s May Sales Collapse 17%

Volkswagen's problems in America are hardly over. It faces fines and legal challenges, as well as a brand the value of which has eroded at an unprecedented rate. VW sales in ...
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2016 Cadillac ATS sedan

Cadillac Sales Plunge as Lincoln Gains

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) continues to face the fact that its luxury car division is among the least successful brands in the industry, particularly because of the mighty effort from ...
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Car crash

Summer Driving Season ‘100 Deadliest Days’ for Teens

More than 1,000 teenagers have been killed in auto crashes in each of the past five summers, according to a report from AAA published on Wednesday. The association calls the ...
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Ford F-150

Ford F-Series Claims 40% of May Pickup Sales

So far in 2016, April has not been the cruelest month. That distinction belongs to May. Only one of the Detroit Three managed to post a year-over-year sales gain in ...
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Cadillac

Sales Dive 18% for GM in May

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total May U.S. sales of 240,450 vehicles, a decrease of 18% compared with May 2015. Retail deliveries fell 13.4%, fleet deliveries slipped 4.1 points ...
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2016 Ford Edge

F-Series Sales Can’t Prop Up Ford May Sales

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Wednesday reported a U.S. sales decrease of 6% in May to 235,997 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with May 2015 sales of 250,813. Truck ...
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Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Sales Rise 14% in May Leading Chrysler to 1% Increase

Year over year, sales rose 1% at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) in May to 204,452 units, the company's best May sales level in 11 years. The Jeep brand ...
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Volkswagen Group Gets Profit Boost, but VW Car Profits Plunge 86%

Following a dismal 2015, Volkswagen reported Tuesday morning that the company posted an adjusted operating profit of €3.4 billion on global sales of €51 billion in the first quarter of ...
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2016 Passat

Volkswagen Expected to Have 13% Drop in May Sales

Among the expectations about U.S. cars sales in May is that overall the industry will suffer a drop off of 6.2% to 1,530,000, compared to the same month last year. Also, ...
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