Autos

Toyota Upset Trump Wants to Undermine Its US Sales

Anyone could have anticipated how Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE: TM) would respond after the White House announced it would protect the American car industry, its employee base and its ability ...
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A Self-Driving Taxi Fleet Won’t Make a Profit — and This Is Why

How do all the pixels burned in stories touting the benefits of fully autonomous (self-driving) vehicles stack up against the reality? Last month, for instance, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said ...
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Car Import Tariffs Delayed to See If US Can Strike a Deal With EU, Japan

One day before a decision was due on whether to impose tariffs on automobile imports, the Trump administration on Friday said it would delay a decision for up to six ...
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‘Tariff Man’ Gives Auto Import Tariffs a 6-Month Reprieve

One day before a decision was due on whether to impose tariffs on automobile imports, the Trump administration on Friday said it would delay a decision for up to six ...
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April European Auto Sales Slide for Eighth Consecutive Month

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) on Friday reported new vehicle registration totals in the European Union for the month of April. Sales declined by 0.4% year over year in ...
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Preliminary NTSB Report Discusses Tesla Autopilot in Fatal Accident From March

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is having another day where the Tesla Autopilot driver assistance system is being highlighted around a prior fatal car accident. There remain many questions around just ...
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Ford Recalls 300,000 Fusion, Ranger Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) announced Wednesday morning that it is recalling about 2,760 model year 2019 Ford Ranger pickups and about 270,000 model years 2013 through 2016 Fusions to ...
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Electric Cars, Buses Are Slowly Taking Over the Transportation Market

It may be difficult to visualize, but sales of passenger electric vehicles (EVs), like cars, sport utility vehicles and crossovers, have doubled in just two years. Between 2016 and 2017, ...
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These Cars Have the Highest Risk of Being Involved in a Fatal Crash

In 2017, more than 37,000 people were killed on U.S. roads and highways. As bad as that sounds, it was nearly 2% lower than the 2016 total. And based on ...
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China Starts to Export Used Cars

China's government says that there is a surplus of second-hand cars in the country. Its solution is to allow the export of some of these. What government controlled media does ...
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Battered Ford Offers Something Almost No Other Company Does — a 5.8% Yield

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has been in the stock market doghouse for a long time. Its share price is down 34% over the past five years, while the S&P ...
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Meet President Trump’s Favorite New Car Company, or Electric Truck Company, Up 200%

Presidential policies have helped certain companies and certain sectors almost every single presidential cycle in memory. Sometimes it's just being in the right sector based on policy changes and directives, ...
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GM’s Self-Driving Car Division Gets $1.15 Billion in Fresh Cash

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) paid $1 billion for self-driving vehicle startup Cruise Automation in 2016. Tuesday morning in a statement posted on Twitter, Cruise announced that it had received ...
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The Car You’re Buying Says a Lot About Your Credit Score

Most people don't pay cash for cars. They either lease them or finance them. The credit rating range among buyers of car brands varies widely. Luxury car buyers tend to ...
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Why US Auto Sales Tumbled in April

While analysts were expecting April light vehicle sales to post a seasonally adjusted average rate (SAAR) of 16.9 million units sold, U.S. consumers chose instead to sit on the wallets. ...
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