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Ford European Sales Draw Even With Fiat Chrysler

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Thursday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) rose 5.6% in August compared with new registrations in August of 2016. New ...
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Hurricane Harvey and Irma Flooding May Be Huge for This Out-of-Favor Sector

Typically hurricane damage is the result of super-high winds and the resulting tornadoes that often spring up as part of the storm. Sure there is rain, and sometimes a storm ...
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Nissan Pickups Get Low Ratings in Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's car and light truck safety tests are the gold standard for the industry. The IIHS recently tested eight 2017 model small pickups. The only ...
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Toyota RAV4 Sales Surge as Crossover Sales Continue Strength

When automakers released U.S. new car sales for August on Friday, the numbers confirmed that buyers really like compact sport utility vehicles (SUVs) like the RAV4 from Toyota Motor Corp. ...
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Ford Handily Tops August Pickup Sales

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 77,007 F-Series pickups in August, topping sales of General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) Chevy Silverado by 22,559 units. Adding in sales of the GMC ...
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Hurricane Harvey to Hurt Car Sales, but Can’t Stop GM’s Progress

Analysts are almost universal in their opinion that Hurricane Harvey will cut into U.S. car sales in August. However, the forecast that General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) will have an ...
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Fiat and Dodge Rank Worst in New Car Survey, Lexus Takes Top Spot

Fiat Chrysler Automobile N.V.'s (NYSE: FCAU) Fiat division has been fading in the United States for a long time. This conclusion is based both on sales and its brand reputation. That ...
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Ford, Chrysler Expected to See Sales Fall Sharply in August

Automakers will be reporting U.S. August new car sales Thursday, August 31, and analysts are looking for sales to break out of a seven-month streak of lower year-over-year sales. The ...
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Are America’s Car Companies for Sale?

Little known but huge China truck maker Great Wall Motors may bid for Fiat Chrysler Automobile N.V.'s (NYSE: FCAU) Jeep brand. Since the price would be in the tens of ...
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Is Toyota Spending on NASCAR Paying Off?

When Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) fielded its first NASCAR racing team in 2007, there were plenty of upset fans. The following year, Joe Gibbs Racing, for years a Chevrolet-powered ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Several states are at work to land a new Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) and Mazda joint plant. According to the Wall Street Journal, these include Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

After many years of pressure from investors, Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) CEO Sheri McCoy will retire. Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) and Mazda will fund at $1.6 billion plant ...
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Volvo Sales Crater as US Effort Collapses

Volvo is supposed to be a potent luxury car rival in the United States to Mercedes, BMW and Lexus, which are the market leaders. Its July sales show it is ...
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Car Brands That Did the Worst in July

July was not kind to U.S. automakers, who saw sales fall year over year in the month by some serious numbers. Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) posted a drop of ...
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Ford Posts Top Unit Volume for a Weak July in Pickup Sales

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 69,467 F-Series pickups in July, topping sales of General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) Chevy Silverado by 23,501 units. Adding in sales of the GMC ...
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