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Lincoln SUVs Slammed for Poor Headlights

The new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study of headlight safety among sport utility vehicles was disappointing for manufacturers. Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Lincoln division should be particularly ...
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What Do Short Sellers Know About Ford’s Dwindling Future?

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) saw an incredible surge in its short interest for the most recent period. This comes on the heels of Ford ousting its chief executive and ...
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Chevy Offers 17% On Troubled Silverado Pickup

GM's (NYSE: GM) Chevy has struggled to sell its Silverado pick up this year. One of its solutions is massive discounts. A current one offers 17% off on one of ...
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GM Cars Top Annual Rankings as the Most American

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) remains atop the list of an annual study ranking of which vehicles are most American, at a time when where cars are made has become ...
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Why One of the Most Expensive Mercedes Cars Gets Poor Ratings

Mercedes' hulking sport utility vehicle (SUV), the G63 AMG, looks like a massive box on wheels. With the set of upgrades Mercedes offers, its price tops $150,000. One of the ...
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Analysts Lower 2017 Car Sales Estimates, Posing Implications for Economy

After years of growth, auto sales are decelerating, posing a challenge to future momentum for the economy. Wall Street has taken notice as well, with more than half of the ...
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Who Likes Cheap New Cars? Phoenix Does, Detroit Doesn’t

When you think of Phoenix, Arizona, you think of stands of cactus, rattlesnakes and unrelenting heat that can fry an egg on the hood of a vehicle. Now there’s another ...
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Volkswagen Slashes 9,300 Workers

Volkswagen has become the latest big car manufacturer to downsize in the face of stagnant global car sales and a push to have its plants be more efficient. In the ...
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How Carvana Won Big in Its First Post-IPO Earnings

When Carvana Co. (NYSE: CVNA) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday, it was the first public earnings report since the company came public in ...
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Electric Car Sales Surged in 2016, Fueled by China Market, Says IEA Report

The number of electric vehicles on the road worldwide doubled to 2 million in 2016, fueling a boom in a market that barely existed 10 years ago, according to a ...
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US Auto Fuel Economy Rating at 25.3 MPG in May

The average fuel-economy rating for new vehicles sold in the United States in May 2017 was 25.3 miles per gallon, unchanged from the April average. For all of 2016, the ...
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Analyst Makes Even Greater Bullish Case for Tesla, With Some Risks

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) stock has been on fire in 2017. It has risen over 62% since the end of 2016, ahead of the Model 3 launch due this summer. ...
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AAA Touts Benefits of Synthetic Oil

Americans are wary of claims from automakers and mechanics regarding the kind of motor oil to use in their vehicles. Some two-thirds do not trust repair facilities, fearing that recommended ...
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Tesla Makes Biggest Jump Among Top 10 Carmakers in Survey; Toyota Tops List

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), an electric car maker founded a century after Ford started putting Model Ts on America’s roads, rose the most in brand value in BrandZ’s 2017 Car ...
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US Diesel Fleet Up by 280,000 in 2016

There were about 8 million diesel-powered passenger vehicles on U.S. roads at the end of 2016, and more than 280,000 of those were new registrations during the year. The total ...
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