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S&P Upgrades of GM in Danger

Ratings agency Standard & Poor’s said in a credit FAQ late Thursday that while the 6 million vehicles recalled this year by General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will have no ...
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BMW Recalls 500,000 Cars Worldwide

German automaker BMW is recalling about 500,000 cars from model years 2010 to 2011 to fix a problem with the bolts that attach a car's engine-control system housing. The bolts ...
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VW March Sales Rise 7.6%

Between falling sales and recent quality problems with its cars, Volkswagen continues to do poorly in the United States. This has not kept it from posting impressive March sales numbers. ...
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GM Ignition Switch

GM Recall Charges Now Up to $1.3 Billion

In yet another blow to the company’s image and profit, General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) today added the ignition lock cylinder to its recall of 2.2 million older model U.S. ...
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VW Stop-Sale Order — Almost a Month’s Worth of Sales

Volkswagen of America has issued a mandatory stop-sale order on four of its 2014 cars built just this past February. The order applies to Jettas, Beetles, Beetle Convertibles and Passats ...
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Ford DriverLess Car - 2014

Connected Cars: Just Smartphones on Wheels?

At last month's Geneva Motor Show, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) announced partnerships with several carmakers for the CarPlay version of the company's iOS mobile operating system. CarPlay lets drivers access ...
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Ford Focus (China)

Ford Focus Top-Selling Car Worldwide in 2013

According to new data from the Polk division of IHS Automotive, Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Focus was the number one selling car worldwide in 2013, based on new car registrations. Registrations ...
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Toyota RAV4 2013

Toyota Recalls 6.4 Million Cars — Details

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) has recalled 6.4 million cars, the latest in a series of industry setbacks, led by massive recalls by General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), which have ...
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Toyota (TM) Recalls 6.4 Million Cars

Toyota (NYSE: TM) has recalled 6.4 million cars. These have been sold around the world. Its shares are off 5% on the news. The announcement comes just weeks after huge ...
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Tesla to Finance Leases for Business Owners

On the company's corporate blog Tuesday, Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) announced a new leasing program for small and medium-sized businesses that the company said is a result of requests ...
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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 Escape SUV

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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Car Wreck

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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