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GM Has Huge Supply of Unsold Cars

U.S. consumers want vehicles built on light truck bodies — pickups, sport utility vehicles and crossovers. U.S. carmakers have failed to switch production from passenger cars to light trucks fast enough ...
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Fuel Economy Rules Threaten Jobs, Vehicle Prices: Study

In 2012, the federal government and automakers agreed on a timeline to bring U.S. corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) ratings for new cars sold in the United States to an ...
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Why Cybersecurity Is the Next Frontier for the Auto Industry

Concerns over cybersecurity have been a long-standing issue in the United States as we become more advanced in the technology we use day to day. In the past, the concerns ...
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11 New Cars That Buyers Can’t Wait to Get Rid Of

On average, a new car buyer in the United States keeps the car for more than 11 years. It is rare for any buyer to turn around and sell that ...
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Fiat Chrysler CEO Leaves Door Open to Merger With GM or Volkswagen

At the Geneva Motor Show this week, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) CEO Sergio Marchionne reportedly said that he remains open to a potential merger. "I may shamelessly try ...
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US Drivers Remain Wary of Self-Driving Cars

While U.S. drivers remain overwhelmingly reluctant to ride in a self-driving (autonomous) car, more than half (59%) would welcome autonomous driving features in their next car. Americans want self-driving technology, but ...
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Fiat Chrysler Dealers Flunk Service Test

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Inc.'s (NASDAQ: FCAU) sales have faltered recently. Its rankings in auto quality surveys have as well. Now, a new study of dealer services puts FCA's brands at ...
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How Porsche Dealers Took #1 in Customer Satisfaction

Choosing the right car dealership is often one of the most important parts in the process of buying a car. Customers need to feel that they can trust the car ...
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Oil Industry Conference Begins Amid Changing Times

Representatives from OPEC, Russia and virtually every oil and gas producer in the world kick off a week-long conference in Houston Monday morning at a time when the industry is ...
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Ford Tests Stratasys 3D Printing for Prototyping, Customization

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced this morning that it is testing fabrication of some car parts using a large-scale 3D printer made by Stratasys Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSYS). Ford is looking ...
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GM Gives Up on World’s Third Largest Car Market, Sells Europe Unit to PSA Group

The global car markets include three huge regions or countries. These are the United States, China and the European Union. General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) decided to drop out of Europe, ...
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Why Takata Has the Worst Reputation

A company’s reputation can have a meaningful impact on its bottom line, and vice versa. Poor quality of products or services, specific events and even political convictions can contribute to ...
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Car Industry Faces Problem Due To China Air Pollution Regulations

China has decided to enforce air pollution regulations more aggressively. Among the tactics is will employee is restrictions to use of cars and light trucks in large cities during period ...
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Is Uber Still Worth $66 Billion?

Depending on the source, the value of Uber has been pegged as high as $66 billion. Recent battles with local governments, competition, new self-driving car companies, and controversies at Uber ...
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Chevy Now Offers Unlimited Data Plan for Its Connected Cars

The Chevrolet division of General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) announced on Thursday that U.S. Chevy owners with an in-vehicle OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot can now purchase an unlimited, prepaid ...
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