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Why Ford’s Dividend Still Looks Safe After Moody’s Downgrade to Junk

Receiving a key credit rating downgrade can be a painful experience for many companies. When a company with an investment grade credit rating is downgraded to "junk bond" status, investors ...
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Ford Reveals Big European Electric Vehicle Plans

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) on Tuesday announced the European lineup of 17 electrified vehicles (EVs) the company expects to introduce by 2024. Seven of those vehicles have been or ...
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Is Ford Junk?

There are many reasons to doubt the turnaround plans of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) CEO Jim Hackett. Ford U.S. sales have stagnated. Sales in China, the world's largest car ...
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Ford Credit Rating Downgraded From Investment Grade to Junk Bond

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) was just given an unfortunate verdict on how the financial markets will treat the company when it needs to raise capital. Moody's Investors Service has ...
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Fiat Chrysler Pulls 2 Models From US Market

U.S. sales of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) Fiat badged cars has been dismal for a long time. In the first half of this year, sales of the 500, ...
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Global Electric Vehicle Sales Declined in July

For the first time since Tesla sold its first plug-in electric vehicle (EV) in 2008, worldwide sales of EVs fell in July. Compared with July of last year, sales declined ...
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How Tesla Is Skirting the China Trade War

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares made a handy gain on Friday after it was announced that the electric vehicle firm would be exempt from China’s 10% purchase tax on auto ...
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Will 12-Year-Old Cars Cripple the Auto Industry?

The U.S. auto industry has started to show cracks in what has been five years of sales of over 17 million cars and light trucks annually. It is an extraordinary ...
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Tesla Gambles on Offering Discounted Car Insurance on Its Vehicles

One issue in calculating the cost over any automobile's life is the car insurance rates. The cost to buy a car, to keep it fueled (or charged) up and the ...
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These Are the 10 Best Back to School Cars

Some college students need cars to get around campuses. Others are fortunate to get a car from their parents just for fun. The challenge for many parents is cost. Marry ...
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Tesla’s Move Into Europe May Not Be Through Volkswagen

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares made a handy gain early on Thursday after mixed reports surfaced as to whether German auto manufacturer Volkswagen would be looking to take a stake ...
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European Electric Vehicle Sales Jump by 34% in First Half of 2019

European sales of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) totaled 259,000 in the first six months of 2019, up 34% compared with the same period in ...
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US Car Buyers Are Paying More for Less

The auto industry's salad days may be over. After five years of selling more than 17 million new cars annually to American drivers, the industry is on track to sell ...
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Electric Vehicles Are Coming, but Are Drivers Following?

Most Americans believe there will be 70% more electric vehicles (EVs) on U.S. streets and highways in the next five years. Most Americans also believe someone else will be driving ...
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Ford Recalls 108,000 2015 Ford and Lincoln Vehicles to Fix Seat Belts

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) said Wednesday that it is recalling 108,399 model year 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles delivered to U.S., Canadian and Mexican customers to repair ...
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