Autos

Fiat Crashes to Bottom Spot in Consumer Reports Ranking

What brands make the best vehicles? Consumer Reports has released its annual list. Fiat, a perennial bottom dweller in auto quality surveys, took last place, as its sales in the United States ...
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Nissan Enters Global Self-Driving Taxi Business

Nissan is the latest company to enter the self-driving, ride-sharing car business. Every large car company in the world has a similar initiative. So do several tech companies, led by ...
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The Best and Worst Car Brands According to Consumer Reports

There are well over 50 automakers worldwide building cars and light vehicles. Some, like Rolls-Royce, build very few and others, like China's Geely, build vast numbers. Many automakers own several ...
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If You Invested $1000 in Ford at the Market Bottom It Would Now Be Worth $8100

One of the most difficult aspects of trading is timing the market. Odds are if you have been in the market over the past nine years, most likely you made ...
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Should You Sell Your Car and Use a Ride-Sharing Service?

Buying, owning and driving a car is not cheap. There's the monthly payment (usually), insurance, registration, fuel and on and on. It must cost less to use a ride-sharing service ...
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Costco Is One of America’s Largest Car Dealers

Where most new car dealers are limited in the number of brands they can sell, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) has no such limitation. The membership shopping club functions as ...
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Mercedes-Benz Maker May Have Cheated on Diesel Emissions Tests

Citing unnamed sources, German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported Sunday that Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler AG may have developed software for its diesel-powered vehicle that was intended for the sole purpose ...
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GM Sold Only 1,177 Bolt EV Models In January

GM's (NYSE: GM) Chevy Bold EV is supposed to be the Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) Model 3 killer. However, GM only sold 1,177 Bolt models in January, up from 1,162 in ...
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Chevy Tries to Boost Silverado Pickup Sales With $9000 in Incentives

The Chevy Silverado is the second best-selling vehicle in America. It cemented that position with sales of 40,716 in January, up 14.5% year over year. Nevertheless, in the ultra-competitive field of ...
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A New Forecast That Cars Are Going Away

With the dawn of the self-driving cars and ride-sharing services, many experts have said that sales of traditional sedans, coupes, crossovers, sport utility vehicles and pickups will plunge. This would ...
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European Auto Sales Rise 7.1% in January; Ford Pulling Even With FCA

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) reported Thursday that new vehicle registrations in the European Union (EU) jumped by 7.1% in January, compared with new registrations in January of 2017. ...
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Lexus, Porsche, Buick Most Dependable Brands in JD Power Study

Of the 31 automobile brands ranked in the 2018 U.S. vehicle dependability study conducted by J.D. Power, the Lexus brand from Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) topped the ranking for ...
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Fiat, Chrysler Fall at Bottom of New JD Power Dependability Study

J.D. Power has released its 2018 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) brands Fiat and Chrysler took two of the bottom three spots, joined by niche ...
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With New Competition, Ford Offers Incentives on New F-150 Pickup

Even with a new model of the country's best-selling vehicle, Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) is making some pretty tempting offers on its 2018 F-150 pickup. Is the company really ...
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How Long Can Tesla Struggle to Get a Deal Done in China?

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) may be the biggest-selling electric automaker in the United States, but it continues to struggle to expand its footprint in China, the world’s largest car market. ...
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