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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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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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Toyota and Chrysler Lead Automaker Sales in August

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) continues to sell more cars than any other maker, despite millions of recalls. GM sold more than 272,000 units in August, up from July sales ...
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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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