Autos

Are Used Vehicle Sales in Trouble for 2019?

Analysts at J.D. Power Valuation Services noted that the used vehicle market continued its sluggish start to the new year in its latest Used Car and Light Truck Guidelines Industry ...
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Ford F-150, Nissan Titan, Ram 1500 Best on Crash Safety Test

Modern cars, light trucks and sport utility vehicles are all built with safety cages around the passenger compartment that are designed to minimize the effects of head-on collisions and crashes ...
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Used Car Market in 2019 Growing to Post-Recession High While New Car Sales Keep Slowing

While 2017 and 2018 were characteristic of a "peak auto" theme for carmakers, a growing issue that may be pressuring new car and vehicle sales is that persistent used vehicle ...
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Mercedes Unveils Redesigned GLC Crossover Coupe

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz division is prepping for next month's New York Auto Show with an announcement of a redesigned version of the company's luxury compact crossover coupe, the GLC. The company ...
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Why Mercedes-Benz Will Build Maybach SUV in Alabama

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz may be one of the best-known luxury brands on the planet. Less well-known, perhaps, is its ultra-luxury brand, Maybach. The 2018 Mercedes-Maybach sedan is available in two models, ...
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Auto, Tech Companies Spending Big on Driverless Cars Americans Are Afraid Of

The auto and tech industries are spending billions of dollars to develop autonomous (driverless) vehicles. But is that money well-spent, considering that nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) don't even want ...
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Ford CEO Made 276 Times Median Worker in 2018

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) filed its preliminary proxy statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Friday morning. The most engaging metric in the filing is the ratio ...
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Tesla Shows Off Model Y Crossover, Ford Mum on Electrified Mustang

At an event Thursday night at the company's design studio near Los Angeles, Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) unveiled its promised Model Y crossover SUV. The first version to debut will ...
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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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American Car Brands With Best and Worst Customer Service

Service is a critical issue for customer satisfaction, and new research released this week shows a very wide range of satisfaction for car brands. The research also shows how ...
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Auto, Tech Companies Spending Big on Driverless Cars Americans Are Afraid Of

The auto and tech industries are spending billions of dollars to develop autonomous (driverless) vehicles. But is that money well-spent, considering that nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) don't even want ...
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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 863,000 Cars, Minivans for High Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Wednesday morning that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (NYSE: FCAU) has agreed to a voluntary recall of 862,520 vehicles sold in the United States ...
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Auto Dealer Confidence Inches Higher in Q1

U.S. auto dealers are now slightly more optimistic about demand for new cars than they were in the fourth quarter of 2018, but the outlook for 2019 sales remains negative ...
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Tesla to Keep More Stores Open, Increase Prices on Some Cars

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) reversed course on its plan to close many of its stores. It also will modestly increase the prices of some of its models. The decisions are ...
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BMW Still Top Exporter of US-Made Vehicles, but Outlook Is Clouded by Tariff Threat

In 2018, 1.8 million passenger cars and light trucks built in the United States were exported. By dollar value, the exported vehicles accounted for $53.22 billion of U.S. international trade, ...
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