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Volkswagen Turnaround Gets a Year Longer

Sometime around last month, the turnaround of Volkswagen's U.S. operations was supposed to start. Its 2015 Golf was named "Motor Trend Car of the Year," which has a value beyond what millions ...
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February New Car Sales Forecast: GM, VW Losing Market Share

February was a good month for new car sales in the United States. A total of around 1.29 million new cars were sold during the month, which pencils out to ...
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Volkswagen Takes 25% of Europe Car Market

Car sales, based on registrations, rose 6.7% in the European Union during January to 999,157. Volkswagen had an extraordinary 25% market share. Despite its size, VW sales rose at the ...
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GM’s Europe Sales Surge in January

After years of trouble in Europe, General Motors Co.'s (NYSE: GM) sales turned sharply higher in January, outpacing the region's overall performance. The results, driven by results of GM's Opel/Vauxhall ...
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Ballard Power Breathes Some Life Into Alt Energy Stocks

A contract worth about $80 million added about $140 million to the market cap of fuel cell technology company Ballard Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDP) Wednesday morning. Shares traded nearly ...
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European Car Industry Worries About 2015

After a year of strong recovery of car sales in Europe, executives and the auto manufacturer's association have turned anxious. Is it any wonder? The recovery in some countries in ...
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VW Tiguan 2014

Volkswagen Continues to Falter in US

While light vehicle sales in the United States during January rose 13.7% to 1,151,123, Volkswagen's sales results continued to falter. This year, which VW management hoped to be its turnaround ...
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January New Car Sales Forecast Highest Since 2006

Automakers will be announcing January U.S. new car and light truck sales on Tuesday morning and industry watchers are predicting sales at their highest levels since January 2006. Estimates range ...
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Audi, Porsche Issue Recall Notices in China

On Friday, Volkswagen's Porsche division said it would recall 13,500 vehicles globally, including more than 9,100 Cayenne and Panamera vehicles in China. The recall affects models built between March 2011 ...
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BMW and Volkswagen Electric Vehicle Plans Take Step Backward

BMW and Volkswagen said they would help build more electric vehicle charging stations to support the new wave of demand for these types of cars. The plan was announced with great ...
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GM, Ford Lose Share as Russian Vehicle Sales Plunge 10% in 2014

Sales of new cars and light commercial vehicles in Russia declined by nearly 300,000 units in 2014, compared with the prior year. Russian consumers purchased 2.49 million vehicles last year, ...
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GM Continues to Lose Market Share in Europe

The news about auto sales in Europe was good for December, but the General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) division there continued to lose ground as its attempt at a turnaround ...
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VW Tiguan 2014

VW Delivers 10 Million Vehicles, 3.7 Million in China

Volkswagen's parent has released its sales delivery figures for 2014, and it was all China. While the company delivered 10 million cars and light trucks, more than a third of ...
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Can New Car Sales Hit 17 Million in 2015?

The remarkable increase in new car sales will continue next year, according to research firm Kelly Blue Book (KBB). Demand for new vehicles should abate though, because more than 30 ...
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Will Subaru Outsell Volkswagen in the US in 2015?

Volkswagen was the eighth-largest auto seller in the United States in 2014, with total sales of 595,988 units. The total includes sales of both VW and Audi brands, and it ...
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