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GM Sales in Europe Continue Free Fall

General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) efforts to turn around its European operations have suffered another blow. As sales of all cars of any brand in Europe moved higher by 1.4% ...
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Volkswagen to Invest $108 Billion in Expansion

It is hard to believe that any company could invest over $100 billion in anything. It turns out that company is huge auto manufacturer Volkswagen. Its board announced the decision ...
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Companies Spending the Most on R&D

For the third consecutive year, the company spending the most on research and development (R&D) was Germany’s Volkswagen. The automaker’s 2014 R&D spending will total $13.5 billion, just ahead of ...
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GM Continues to Take a Beating in Europe Car Sales

Car sales in Europe have continued to grow as the European Union slowly emerges from its deep recession. General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) was the only major car company that ...
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Volkswagen Sales Rebound — a Little

Volkswagen’s U.S. division reported October sales of 30,313 units, up 7.8% from the 28,129 units the company sold in October of 2013. For the year to date, sales remain down ...
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Ford, VW October Sales Down Again

Automakers will report October U.S. sales on Monday and industry analysts at Edmunds.com expect the seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) of sales to reach 16.3 million new cars and light ...
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Volkswagen Golf 2015

Volkswagen Earnings Rise on Audi, Volumes Rise in China

Volkswagen released its results for the first nine months of 2014 on Thursday, and passenger car sales rose 5.7% worldwide, with wide variations among the company’s various markets. Revenues rose ...
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Tesla Faces Challenges From Mercedes, Porsche and Audi

Germany’s three top automakers have not been asleep while upstart Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) proves that there is a market for a luxury version of an all-electric car. Daimler’s ...
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GM’s Europe Sales Continue to Drop

Car sales in Europe were decimated by the deep recession, which is not over in some countries, at least based on employment and gross domestic product. However, the very modest ...
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Chrysler Goes Public

A new car company is set to begin trading Monday on the New York Stock Exchange as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. under the ticker symbol FCA. There will be no ...
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Volkswagen Golf 2015

Has Volkswagen Given Up on Selling Cars in the Americas?

U.S. sales of Volkswagen vehicles have been steadily falling for more than a year. In the first nine months of 2013, the company sold 463,200 VWs and Audis in the ...
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Volkswagen Starts a Comeback

After years of struggles in the U.S. market, Volkswagen's September sales are a small beam of light. Up 3.9% from the same month last year, they will hit 50,000. The increase ...
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Chrysler Sales Surged, Ford’s Fell in September

The analysts at Kelley Blue Book (KBB) issued their forecast for new car sales in September on Thursday, and compared with booming sales in August the current month is something ...
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Collapsing Russian Car Sales Hit GM, Ford, Toyota, VW

The last time we looked at sales of cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia, the situation was bad and headed toward being worse. In the three months since our ...
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VW Sales Struggle Again in August

Volkswagen had the good fortune of finishing near the top of the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for "Automobile and Light Vehicles." Unfortunately, the strong impression people have of ...
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