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Will India and China Wound the Car Industry?

Not every car sold in India is made by one of the huge manufacturers in Europe, Japan or the United States. The sales these manufacturers have in China are greater. ...
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Automakers Spent $90 Million on Super Bowl Ads

The auto industry spends a small fortune on advertising during the Super Bowl. Some industry folks even think of the game as the second-largest auto show in the United States. ...
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Mercedes smart Brand May Follow Toyota’s Scion Death

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) killed off its Scion brand due to minuscule sales. The Mercedes smart brand may be next, at least in the United States. Toyota's description of ...
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Toyota Drops Scion Badge, Keeps Some Cars

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) said Wednesday morning that the company is dropping its Scion brand, introduced in 2003 to attract a younger buyer. The company will rebrand the vehicles ...
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Car Sales Numbers Indicate No Winners in the Auto Industry

With car sales for every major passenger car company now reported, investors are wondering who won, who lost and whether Winter Storm Jonas was responsible for dampening sales numbers with ...
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2016 Honda Civic

Honda Civic Sales Up 43% in January

Honda Motor Co. Ltd.'s (NYSE: HMC) American Honda Motor Co. did not have a very good January. Sales fell 1.7% year over year, and would have been much worse but ...
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Ford Leads in Pickup Sales Despite 5% Drop in January

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 50,540 F-Series pickups in the month of January, a decline of 5.2% year over year. Compared with December 2015 sales, that's a drop of ...
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2016 Chevrolet Cruze

Costco Sold 58,000 GM Cars During Holiday Promotion

Beginning October 2 and ending January 4, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sponsored a promotion for Costco members who wanted to purchase a new ...
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2016 Toyota Camry

Automobiles: US vs Japan, and Everything in Between

Car sales are one of the first things to dip in a recession, and they are among the first to benefit during a recovery. Yet, despite a doubling of auto ...
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Blizzard Hurt January Car Sales, but Fiat Chrysler Thrives

The blizzard that shut down parts of the states from Kentucky to Rhode Island affected cars sales, according to Kelley Blue Book (KBB). The event barely hurt Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. ...
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2016 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Sales Drop 11%

The Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) Prius has posted global sales of over 8 million since it was introduced in 1997. Sales rose each year through 2014. That has changed. ...
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Ford, Chrysler European Sales Rose Sharply in 2015

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported that new vehicle registrations in the European Union rose 9.3% in 2015 and were up 16.6% year over year in December. For the ...
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2016 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry Is Best-Selling Car of 2015

Toyota Motor Corp.'s (NYSE: TM) Camry was the best-selling car in America in 2015, a year in which the Japanese company sold 429,355, according to an analysis of car sales by ...
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The 10 Best-Selling Cars of 2015

Car and light truck sales in the United States during 2015 reached 17.47 million, up 5.7%. A few cars and pickups dominated sales, with each of the top 10 hitting ...
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2016 Ford F-150

Ford Expands Lead in Pickup Sales

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 85,211 F-Series pickups in the month of December, the first time in 10 years that a single month's sales have topped 85,000, to extend ...
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