Volkswagen

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Volkswagen Sales Expected to Fall 8%

Volkswagen got some good news this week. It finished near the top of the American Customer Satisfaction Index survey of cars sold in the United States. The effects of the ...
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Does Volkswagen Even Care About US Sales Any More?

For the first seven months of 2014, Volkswagen AG’s U.S. passenger car sales fell by 13.6% year-over-year. Globally, however, the company reported Tuesday morning that passenger car sales were up ...
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Volkswagen Issues Two Recalls for More Than 200,000 Vehicles

Volkswagen AG issued a recall notice on Saturday for more than 189,000 Tiguan compact SUVs sold in the U.S. and Canada to fix an engine stalling problem. The recall follows ...
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World Cup Advertising Drives Car Shoppers to Kia, Volkswagen

Automakers that advertised during the recent World Cup soccer tournament experienced twice the online consumer interest in their cars than did non-advertisers. The biggest surge came during the period when ...
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Booming July New Car Sales Pass Volkswagen By — Again

With one exception, automakers are expected to post year-over-year sales gains in July. That exception is Volkswagen, which is looking at a year-over-year decline of 4%. Automakers are getting set ...
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Will the Tesla Model 3 Be a Winner?

Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) has confirmed in a tweet that its next car will be named the Model 3. The company's current Model S sedan and coming Model X ...
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Fiat Has More Trouble Selling Cars

Fiat, the Italian part of the global Fiat-Chrysler alliance, is having more and more trouble selling its small, inexpensive cars in America. Most recent data on "days to turn," the ...
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Can Cadillac Catch BMW?

There is a point at which a company that has not overcome its difficulties runs out of chances. Cadillac has hired a new chief in the hope that what may ...
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Can Volkswagen Triple Its U.S. Sales?

Volkswagen management has admitted that its U.S. operations are troubled and that the market is essential to its progress to become the number one car company in the world. To ...
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BlackBerry Sells German R&D Assets to VW

UPDATE: BlackBerry shares popped 5% in early trading Monday following a weekend report that the smartphone maker will launch a health care software service in India. Smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: ...
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VW’s Sales Drop 22% as U.S. Troubles Cripple

Volkswagen's efforts to break into the world's second largest car market continue to fail. Its sales in the United States dropped 22% in June to 28,827. As its market share ...
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Audi Replaces BMW as World’s Top-Selling Premium Car

For the first time ever, Volkswagen's Audi division sold more cars worldwide in a month than did long-time premium brand leader BMW. Now if VW could only sort out its ...
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Volkswagen Sales to Plunge 16% in June

Volkswagen, already in deep trouble in the United States, is expected to have a drop in June sales of 15.8%, which is another sign that its recovery is improbable. According ...
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Ford, Toyota and Honda Top Best Global Green Brands

In a world in which consumers take ever greater interest in the environmental track records of the companies they do business with and brands they buy, several cars brands topped Interbrand's ...
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GM Europe Sales Fall Sharply

General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) trouble in the United States continues to be joined by its battle for vehicle sales in Europe. While recalls in America have topped 17 million, ...
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