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Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain Take Top Safety Award

Only two mid-sized SUVs did well enough to take the top honor in a new safety rating by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety tests: General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) ...
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Ford Takes Its Turn as 434,000 Cars and SUVs Recalled

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) issued two recall notices Monday morning on some of its best-selling cars. The total number of vehicles involved is more than 434,000. More than 385,000 ...
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Former Transportation Secretary Blames GM for Hiding Ignition Switch Issue

One possible explanation for how General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) was able to hide the problem of its defective ignition switches for more than a decade is that following the ...
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GM to Add 1,400 Workers

Label General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) comeback from Chapter 11 as complete despite the massive recalls it faces along with related costs to replace parts and possible liability settlements. The ...
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Tesla Faces Threat as California Rebates for Electric Cars Run Out

The state of California's fund to provide $2,500 rebates to state residents who purchase an all-electric vehicle has run out of money. Expectations are high that funding will be restored ...
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Top 10 IPO of 2014: TrueCar Now Coming Public

One of the big initial public offerings (IPOs) we identified for 2014 was online auto seller TrueCar. On Thursday the company filed its preliminary Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities ...
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Will GM Have to Give Away 2 Million Cars?

The congressional attack on General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has reached the point where some officials want the nation's largest car company to pull 2.5 million recalled models off the ...
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GM Sharply Increases Pickup Incentives

General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) Chevy has entered the pickup incentive awards in earnest. The three top-selling vehicles in the United States are pickups, led by Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: ...
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Mercedes Sets All-Time Sales Record

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) may have become the hot luxury car of choice in some nations, and Audi with its all-wheel drive technology may have gained on the global ...
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New Vehicle Fuel Economy at Record High

New vehicles sold in the month of March averaged 25.4 miles per gallon, the highest fuel-economy rating ever for new cars. Compared with October 2007, fuel-economy ratings on new cars ...
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Best-Selling Car in Norway: Tesla Model S

The second-largest market for the Model S from Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is Norway. And in the first quarter of 2014, the Model S is the best-selling car in ...
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VW Sales Trouble Grows

Volkswagen's attempt to become the world's number one car company by unit sales runs through the United States. And the American market has not been kind to it. For the ...
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March Car Sales Better Than Expected, Chrysler Leads

Automakers reported March U.S. sales throughout the morning Tuesday, and contrary to all predictions, sales rose across the board for all but one of the major carmakers. Apparently even the ...
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How Much Market Share Will GM Recalls Cost?

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) delayed its report on March sales due out Tuesday morning until sometime in the afternoon. The company blamed a computer snafu. But that is not ...
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Another GM Recall — Total Now Exceeds 5 Million Vehicles

When it rains, sometimes it pours, and it is pouring on General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) right now. Since February the company has issued recall notices for some 5.5 million ...
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