Autos

Ford Exits Detroit Car Show in More Trouble Than When It Went In

The North American International Auto Show in Detroit is one of the world's largest venues for manufacturers to launch new cars and for industry CEOs to explain their visions for ...
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Tesla to Cut Workforce by 7%

Elon Musk, the CEO and founder of Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), said he could cut his workforce 7%, even though the company needs to increase production of its inexpensive Model ...
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Do Carmakers’ Promises Match Up With What They Deliver?

Every automaker sells two things: vehicles and dreams. Customers looking for an inexpensive car want to be dazzled in the same way that buyers of luxury cars do. In real ...
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The Mess That Is Ford

On Tuesday, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced an alliance with Volkswagen that may be the very definition of a non-event. Investors certainly weren't impressed. The automaker's share price dropped ...
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2018 European Auto Sales Fizzle

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) on Wednesday reported new vehicle registration totals in the European Union (EU) for December and for all of 2018. Sales declined by 8.4% year ...
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Wall Street Still Doesn’t Believe in Ford

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has announced a broad-ranging alliance with Volkswagen. Ford's stock fell despite tremendous press coverage of the announcement. Ford continues to be the weakest of the ...
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Ford’s China Sales Tumble 37% Year Over Year

Sales of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) vehicles in China closed out 2018 down nearly 37% compared to full-year 2017 sales. On a cheerier note, December sales were up 9.1% ...
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General Motors Has Big Plans for 2019 and the Numbers to Match

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) shares jumped on Friday after the company provided guidance for its 2019 full year. The automaker also updated investors on its strategic plan for growing ...
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How Ford Is Looking to Trim the Fat in 2019

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has been facing a lot of pressure recently, especially considering its stock is down about 33% in the past 52 weeks. As a result, the ...
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How Bad Is Ford’s European Business?

In an announcement from Cologne, Germany, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) said it is beginning talks with trade unions and other European parties as the company begins to earn some ...
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The 15 Cars Most Likely to Last 15 Years

Americans are keeping their cars and light trucks longer than ever before. The primary reasons for that are that today's light vehicles are safer and more reliable than ever. New ...
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The 10 Best-Selling Electric Cars of 2018

Now that U.S. automakers have reported their final sales numbers for 2018, it's time to take a look at how sales of electric vehicles closed the year. Overall, 360,273 electrified ...
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Fiat Sales Drop Below 1000 in December

The Fiat brand of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) sold fewer than 1,000 cars in December, begging the question whether it can ever be a success in the United ...
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US Consumers Bought Lots of Cars in 2018 but May Hit the Brakes in 2019

All told, U.S. consumers bought 1.64 million new cars and light trucks in December, making the month the second-best for sales for the entire year. The seasonally adjusted annual rate ...
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Ford F-Series Dominates 2018 Pickup Market, Ram Outsells Silverado

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) sold 87,772 F-Series pickups in December, topping sales of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) Ram pickups of 60,155 units. General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM), ...
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