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Chevy Offers 0% Financing on Silverado

The full-sized pick-up market share wars continue to rage and General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) Chevy has become unusually aggressive in this battle to clear its lots of its 2015 ...
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BMW Defends Diesel Technology

While it is still too early to assess all the damage caused by the revelations of Volkswagen’s cheating on emissions testing of its diesel engines, no one doubts that the ...
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honda crv

Ford, Honda and Hyundai Expected to Top September Sales

In a month in which cars sales are expected to make a strong showing, the winners in terms of growth will be Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F), which owns luxury ...
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Ford Escape SUV

September New Car Sales Expected to Jump 12%

Carmakers will report September 2015 U.S. sales of new light vehicles next Friday, October 1, and analysts at Kelley Blue Book (KBB) are expecting monthly sales in the neighborhood of ...
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2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Will Emissions Scandal Spread to Ford, GM, Chrysler Diesels?

In short order we should begin to find out if Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal was a problem stemming from Volkswagen alone or a systemic problem from the stricter emissions rules ...
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Ford Increases Gamble on Aluminum Trucks

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) began its bet on pickups with partial aluminum bodies with its best-selling F-150. That gamble will extend to its Super Duty product, which is much ...
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What Does the Emissions Scandal Mean for the German Economy?

Is BMW involved in an emissions scandal of its own? One German newspaper claims yes, that emissions on BMW diesel cars are much higher than advertised, but BMW denies it. ...
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Volkswagen Diesel Woes Cast Doubts on Other Makers’ Claims

As events surrounding the undisputed charges that Volkswagen deliberately circumvented U.S. emissions control regulations on some of its diesel-powered vehicles, there appears to have been an opening for another diesel ...
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Volkswagen Scandal Has Affected Auto Component Suppliers: 3 to Buy Now

It never fails. When there is a big corporate misstep, the over-reaction crowd, which is often event-driven hedge funds selling short, takes over briefly. The Volkswagen emissions scandal is another ...
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Fiat 500L

How Fiat (and Jeep) Scores Handily From Pope Francis Visiting the US

It is not that frequent that a company can claim a direct benefit from religion. Still, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) has received more than a car-load of what may ...
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Volkswagen Golf 2015

VW CEO Winterkorn Resigns Amid Emissions Cheating Scandal

In a terse statement in which he says that he is “shocked by the events of the past few days,” Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned Wednesday. There were reports earlier ...
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VW Tiguan 2014

Does Volkswagen Become Takeover Target?

Perhaps the world's largest car company is on sale. With a market cap down to $50 billion, it would at least be possible. All a buyer has to do, other ...
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Bentley Bentayga 2015

How Bentley Could Shake Up the Luxury SUV Market

At this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, which opened to the public on Saturday, one of the big stories was the introduction of a super-luxury sport utility vehicle (SUV) from Bentley. ...
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Why CarMax’s Record Q2 Earnings Were Not Enough

CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX) reported its fiscal second-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Tuesday. The company had $0.82 in earnings per share (EPS) on $3.88 billion in revenue. ...
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Is the $7.3 Billion Volkswagen Cheating Fund Big Enough?

In a press announcement Tuesday morning, Volkswagen said that it plans to set aside some €6.5 billion (about $7.3 billion) to “cover the necessary service measures and other efforts to ...
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