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Ford F-150 Gaining Traction in Pickup Sales

Pickup truck sales in the United States rose year over year for all three big U.S. automakers, but the big news appears to be coming from the long-time leader in ...
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GM August Sales Slide as Cadillac, Chevy Brands Falter

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) posted total August U.S. sales of 270,480 vehicles, a decline of 0.7% compared with August 2014. Retail deliveries rose 5.9%, fleet deliveries fell 5.2% and ...
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Cadillac, Lincoln Still Have Trouble Selling Cars

"Days to turn" remains one of the car industry's better measures of demand. Low days to turn means car makes shipped from manufacturers spent little time on dealer lots before ...
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Autoworkers Union Passes Strike Authorization Measure

In a procedural vote completed last week, workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) voted heavily in favor of going on strike against the company if the United Autoworkers ...
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America’s Best and Worst Car Brands

 Auto companies often make use of awards and quality ratings -- when they’re good at least -- to attract car buyers. The most important brand quality surveys are performed by ...
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Low Exposure in China Makes Chrysler a Winner

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) have built infrastructure and marketing machines in China, presuming the world's most populous nation represents the future of car ...
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3 Chrysler Brands Rank Last in Customer Satisfaction

For the third consecutive year, customer satisfaction with new cars has fallen off, and the average score for all vehicles has dropped to its lowest level since 2004. The drop ...
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Slumping Car Sales in China Contribute to GM 52-Week Low

When the U.S. markets opened for trading Monday morning, the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded down more than 900 points, about 5.6%, while the S&P 500 was off about 3.4% ...
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The Most Dangerous Cars in America

 Today, buyers of a new car can easily compare between vehicles' safety ratings. And consumers increasingly demand safer vehicles and want cars that can meet the highest safety standards. Still, ...
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Are Ford and GM the New Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac?

We have seen this movie before, except this time it is slightly different. Subprime loan liabilities in mortgages were hidden from bank balance sheets when they bundled the mortgages into ...
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Key Changes in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings

Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) have released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway as of June 30, 2015. It has been the case for years now ...
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Best New Car Deals for August

The editors at Kelley Blue Book (KBB) have put together a list of the best lease, financing and cash-back deals available for the final two weeks of August. There are ...
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Where Automaker Stocks Are Headed After Earnings

A wide look at the auto industry after recent earnings reveals a diverse picture of foreign currency chaos, unsustainable debt, loose credit, a mixture of inflation and deflation, and some ...
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Battered Flint Michigan Gets GM Plant, but Not Jobs

Flint, Mich., was as badly hurt by the downturn in the auto industry as any other city. Unemployment has remained high, along with poverty and crime. Its population reached 196,000 ...
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Lincoln Sales Rise, as Mercedes and BMW Flatten and Cadillac’s Crash

Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) Lincoln, which has been the whipping boy of the luxury car makers, made impressive gains in U.S. sales during July. Sales of market leaders Mercedes ...
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