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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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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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July Car Sales to Be Flat, VW to Jump

Despite worries that strong car sales in the United States cannot continue, experts expect that July sales have been strong. Helping to lead the way, once embattled Volkswagen had a ...
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Ford, VW: Tying Two Rocks Together Does Not Make Them Float

When Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) and Volkswagen announced an alliance in January, investors were underwhelmed. Since that announcement, not much has happened. Until Friday morning. Ford and VW have ...
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Longest-Running Car Models

American, European, and Asian car makers have produced hundreds of car models since car manufacturing became a big business at the turn of the 19th century. Only 27 models, however, ...
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February European Auto Sales Drop for Sixth Consecutive Month

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) on Friday reported new vehicle registration totals in the European Union for the month of January. Sales declined by 1% year over year in ...
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Chinese Car Sales Drop 16%, Could Threaten Global Industry

Chinese car sales fell 16% in January, down to 2.37 million, according to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). China is the world's largest car market after it ...
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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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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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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Volkswagen may make more vehicles in the United States. According to Reuters: Volkswagen AG’s chief executive said on Tuesday after a meeting at the White House that the German automaker ...
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European Auto Sales Decline Continued in October

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) on Thursday reported new vehicle registration totals in the European Union for the month of October. Sales declined by 7.3% year over year in ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Volkswagen's profits fell. According to Reuters: Volkswagen reported an 18.6 percent drop in third-quarter adjusted operating profit, weighed down by weaker vehicle sales and headwinds tied to the introduction of ...
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September Car Sales Plunge in Europe

The European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) on Wednesday reported new vehicle registration totals in the European Union for the month of September. Sales tumbled by 23.5% year over year in ...
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New CEO Won’t Save Volkswagen in America

Volkswagen has a new CEO in America. He faces things he cannot overcome, including a limited lineup of models, too many cars in categories Americans no longer buy, as well ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Asia shares dropped to lows not seen in a year and a half. According to Reuters: Share markets in Asia plunged to a 19-month low on Thursday after Wall Street’s ...
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