Autos - Page 2

2016 Toyota Prius

Hybrid Car Sales Top 30,000 in July

Total car and light truck sales reached 1,522,144 in July. By contrast, hybrid sales were less than modest at 32,633. Of those, 9,930 were the base version of the Toyota ...
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Should You Consider a 7- and 8-Year Auto Loan?

Next to a house, a new car is probably the most expensive item an average American will purchase in a lifetime. For some, it may be the most expensive item. ...
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US Auto Fuel Economy Rating Rises in July

The average fuel-economy rating for new vehicles sold in the United States in July 2016 was 25.4 miles per gallon (mpg), up 0.1 mpg compared with the June average. For ...
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BMW SUV

Can BMW Crush Tesla?

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) did not do very well last quarter, and certainly less well than Wall Street expected. Tesla's electric car business may become endangered as much larger ...
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Why Tesla’s Loss Doesn’t Really Matter

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) reported second quarter 2016 earnings after markets closed on Wednesday. For the quarter, the electric car maker posted an adjusted diluted loss per share loss ...
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BMW Sport Utility Vehicle

Mercedes Tops BMW in Car Sales

In July, Mercedes sold 31,796 cars and light trucks in the United States, up 7.1%. BMW sold 25,777, down 4.4%. The two companies say profitability is more important than unit ...
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Tesla factory

Tesla’s 5 Largest Shareholders

More than 50% of Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares outstanding are held by 13 individuals and three investment firms. Of the 13 individuals, CEO Elon Musk owns 26.5% of the ...
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The Most (and Least) Ticketed Cars

Maybe you're a better driver than the number of traffic tickets you've amassed would lead someone (or your insurance company) to believe. It could be down to the car you ...
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2016 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT

GM Incentives Take July Pickup Market Share From Ford

After a rather dismal month of May, pickup truck sales improved somewhat in June, and the leading full-size pickup opened up a wider lead on its competitors. After a disappointing ...
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Cadillac

July Sales Slip Nearly 2% at GM

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total July U.S. sales of 267,258 vehicles, a decrease of 1.9% compared with July 2015. Retail deliveries rose 5%, fleet deliveries slipped 4.7 points ...
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2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler Reports Small Sales Increase in July, Jeep Sales Rise 5%

Year over year, sales rose 0.3% at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) in July to 180,727 units. The Jeep brand posted a sales gain of 5% year over year. ...
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Tesla factory

Merrill Lynch Outlines 7 Risks for Tesla After SolarCity

If there is one firm that has been among the most pessimistic in ratings and valuation for Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) it would be Merrill Lynch. This firm has ...
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Ford F-150

Ford July Sales Sink 3%, Pickup Sales Slip 1%

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Tuesday reported a U.S. sales decrease of 3% in July to 216,479 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, compared with July 2015 sales of 222,731. Truck ...
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Tesla’s Deal for SolarCity Doesn’t Get Any Better

When electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced in late June its offer to acquire SolarCity Corp. (NASDAQ: SCTY) in an all-stock transaction, the range given for the ...
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Ford F-150

Best-Selling Cars Have Big Discounts as August Starts

Car and light truck sales should reach 1.5 million in July, about the same as in July a year ago. The momentum should continue in August, particularly due to large ...
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