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Mercedes Holds Luxury Car Lead Over BMW

In the back and forth that is the luxury car sales lead in the United States, Mercedes was a narrow winner in August. It holds the same position for the ...
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VW Sales Struggle Again in August

Volkswagen had the good fortune of finishing near the top of the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for "Automobile and Light Vehicles." Unfortunately, the strong impression people have of ...
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2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

Ram Growth Tops F-150 and Silverado

If there’s anything dependable about the U.S. car market it’s that sales of pickup trucks is always strong for the country’s once-Big Three automakers. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) and ...
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Toyota and Chrysler Lead Automaker Sales in August

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) continues to sell more cars than any other maker, despite millions of recalls. GM sold more than 272,000 units in August, up from July sales ...
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Chevrolet Drags GM Sales to a Disappointing August

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total August sales of 272,423 vehicles, down 1.2% year-over-year. Retail sales slipped 3.8%. Total sales for the first eight months of 2014 totaled 1.98 ...
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2015 Ford F-150

Fusion Sales Lead Ford August Auto Sales

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) posted a U.S. sales rise of 0.4% year-over-year in August, to 222,174 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with August 2013 sales of 221,270. Sales of ...
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2014 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Causes Surge in Chrysler Sales

Chrysler Group’s year-over-year sales rose 20% again in August to 198,379 units, the company’s best August sales level since 2002. The Chrysler, Jeep and Ram Truck brands all posted year-over-year ...
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Tesla Model S

Why Analysts Keep Chasing Tesla Higher and Higher (and Higher …)

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has yet a new "street high" analyst price target. What is amazing here is that analysts keep chasing this stock ever higher, almost every week. ...
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Can Tesla Be More Valuable Than GM?

Tesla Motors Inc.'s (NASDAQ: TSLA) market capitalization is $35 billion. That of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is $55 billion. Can Tesla pass GM by this measure? It is not ...
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Google Driverless Car Proto

Google Self-Driving Car Has Problems With Snow and Parking

Google Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOG) self-driving car may drive itself, but the conditions in which it can operate effectively are very limited. These observations come from an article in the MIT ...
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2014 Cadillac ELR

Can Cadillac ELR Take On Tesla?

The Cadillac division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) would like luxury car shoppers to believe its new ELR electric car is a better vehicle than a Tesla Motors Inc. ...
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Chevy Offers $4,000 Incentives to Boost Silverado Sales

The Chevrolet division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) offers one of the top three selling pickups in America. However, sales growth of its Silverado has trailed that of its ...
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2014 Jeep Cherokee

Chrysler-Fiat Merger Dodges a Pothole, Paves the Way to IPO

The merger between Fiat and Chrysler has avoided its latest challenge and now appears on its way to an initial public offering (IPO) in New York as early as October. ...
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VW CrossBlue concept - 2014

Volkswagen Sales Expected to Fall 8%

Volkswagen got some good news this week. It finished near the top of the American Customer Satisfaction Index survey of cars sold in the United States. The effects of the ...
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Jeep Cherokee

Chrysler Sales Surge in August

Automakers will be reporting U.S. August new car sales next week, but an early estimate from Kelley Blue Book (KBB) has sales declining 0.7% year-over-year on an unadjusted basis and ...
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