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Ford September European Sales Regains Lead Over Fiat Chrysler

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Tuesday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) fell 2% in September compared with new registrations in September of 2016. New ...
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European Sales of Electric Cars Rises by 32% in First Half of 2017

European sales of battery electric vehicles (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) totaled 135,100 in the first half of this year, up 32% compared with sales in the first ...
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How Genuine Parts Is Breaking Into Europe

Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC) shares made a solid gain to kick off the week, pushing back to even on the year. What spurred this turnaround? Genuine Parts is buying ...
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UK Suffers Credit Downgrade

The confounding effects of the Brexit have caught up with the United Kingdom. As the country tries to untangle itself from most of its decades-long relationship with the European Union, ...
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10 Credit Suisse Top European Stock Picks for US Investors

The U.S. stock market is currently sitting at all-time highs, and investors have to keep in mind that this bull market is now nearly nine years old. For about five ...
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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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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The European Union will tighten the screening process for foreign takeovers of companies, according to the Financial Times. Among the reasons may be a surge in China's mergers and acquisitions, ...
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France Wants to Close Tax Loopholes US Tech Firms Love

Five of the largest U.S. tech firms held $594 billion in cash in offshore accounts at the end of 2016, nearly a third of the total $1.84 trillion all U.S. ...
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Fiat Chrysler Continues to Beat Ford in EU Sales, Market Share

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Friday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) rose 2.1% in June compared with new registrations in June of 2016. New ...
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Fiat Chrysler Slams Ford in May EU Sales

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Friday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union rose 7.6% in May compared with new registrations in May of 2016. New registrations ...
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OECD Forecasts Quickening Global Growth

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) offered its global outlook on the economy, both worldwide and in major regions. It expects solid growth in most areas and improvement ...
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Fiat Chrysler Hammers Ford in April EU Sales

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Tuesday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) tumbled 6.6% in April, compared with new registrations in April of 2016. New ...
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Why France’s Economy Matters So Much: France by the Numbers

Western financial markets got a major boost on Monday morning. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures were up over 1% (200+ points), the CAC 40 in France was up 4.5% (230 points), ...
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Ford, FCA Boost EU Market Share in March; GM Slides Ahead of Opel Sale

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Wednesday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union rose 11.2% in March compared with new registrations in March of 2016. New registrations ...
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European Car Sales Flatten as VW Holds Nearly 25% of Market, Shows Peugeot Need for Opel

Cars sales within the European Union rose only 2.2% in February, a shift downward in the rate of expansion compared to most of the past year. One thing has not changed ...
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