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  • The Hottest Selling Cars In America
    The Hottest Selling Cars In America

    A big chunk of overall auto sales came from 15 different cars and trucks. These are the best selling cars in America....

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  • Auto Loan Defaults Higher During Recovery Than Recession
    Auto Loan Defaults Higher During Recovery Than Recession

    Could the next sub-prime crisis come from auto loans?More subprime borrowers defaulted on their car loans in the years following the Great Recession than during or before the crash. It seems automakers' financial arms and other lending inst......

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  • Recalls Don't Dent General Motors' Sales Figures
    Recalls Don't Dent General Motors' Sales Figures

    At least in theory, the past four months should have been trying ones for General Motors.The company admitted it knew key details about a deadly defect in its cars for more than a decade, and that flaw was responsible for killing at least 1......

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  • GM Profit Sinks; CEO Sees No Recall Hit To Sales
    GM Profit Sinks; CEO Sees No Recall Hit To Sales

    The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales.GM on Thursday reported its worst financial results in more ......

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  • Honda's U.S. Plants Build Ten Million Accords, 20 Million Total Vehicles
    Honda's U.S. Plants Build Ten Million Accords, 20 Million Total Vehicles

    The ten millionth American-built Honda Accord rolled off the assembly line Friday at the Japanese automaker's plant in Marysville, Ohio, according to Autoblog. Honda is celebrating not only the Accord, which is the seventh best selling name......

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  • New Jersey Becomes Third State To Ban Tesla Sales
    New Jersey Becomes Third State To Ban Tesla Sales

    State motor vehicle officials have approved a regulation that would require all new car dealers to obtain franchise agreements to receive state licenses, a move critics say will hurt the electric-car industry's attempts to expand.The regula......

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  • Toyota Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Six Models
    Toyota Tells Dealers To Stop Selling Six Models

    Toyota has told North American dealers to stop selling six popular models with heated seats because the fabric doesn't meet flammability standards.One soft material beneath the seat covers does not comply with U.S. safety standards, company......

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  • Most And Least Popular Car Segments By Region
    Most And Least Popular Car Segments By Region

    Head through for a closer look at the data and see why American car markets are shaped the way they are....

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  • The Most Preferred Car Brands By Region
    The Most Preferred Car Brands By Region

    Head through to see the brands more popular in certain regions than others. You may be surprised at what you find....

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  • Auto Sales Tail Off In September But Outlook Still Good
    Auto Sales Tail Off In September But Outlook Still Good

    Auto sales, a key driver of the U.S. economy this year, fell off in September by 4 percent to the lowest rate since April. But there is still plenty of good news in the numbers.While overall sales were down 4.2 percent in the month, it is a......

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  • History's 10 Best Selling Cars Of All Time
    History's 10 Best Selling Cars Of All Time

    Neither exotic or rare, this list of the best selling cars of all time won't get any car enthusiast's heart pumping....

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  • Tesla Outsells Ten Major Car Companies In California
    Tesla Outsells Ten Major Car Companies In California

    In California, Tesla Motor Co. sold more Tesla Model S's in June than ten major auto manufacturers sold from their whole lineups.Tesla Motors has been making headlines recently, and there is still more good news for the electric car manufac......

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  • American Cars Older On Average Than Ever Before
    American Cars Older On Average Than Ever Before

    Americans are keeping their cars and trucks longer than ever, and even with newcar sales increasing, the average age will continue to rise, an industry research firm says.The average age of the 247 million cars and trucks on U.S. roads hit ......

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  • Across The Board, Auto Industry Enjoyed July Surge
    Across The Board, Auto Industry Enjoyed July Surge

    Pickup trucks led the charge in July, but strong sales of small cars show that demand for new vehicles is broad - and not slowing down.Car sales on the whole grew in the first six months of this year, but not at the blistering pace of truck......

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  • Five Worst Cars Ever Made
    Five Worst Cars Ever Made

    Determining the top five worst cars ever made could take into account a number of factors, but worst sales ever is a pretty good place to start. These failed car models never took off because their strange styling and bizarrely engineered f......

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  • Used Car Prices Fall For The First Time In Years
    Used Car Prices Fall For The First Time In Years

    Used cars have been remarkably valuable in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, but prices are now starting to fall. That's good news for used-car buyers, who will pay less for a new (used) set of wheels.Used car resale values first shot ......

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  • Carmakers Skimp On Safety In Brazil, Leading To High Fatalities
    Carmakers Skimp On Safety In Brazil, Leading To High Fatalities

    The cars roll endlessly off the local assembly lines of the industry's biggest automakers, more than 10,000 a day, into the eager hands of Brazil's new middle class. The shiny new Fords, Fiats, and Chevrolets tell the tale of an economy in ......

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  • GM Shares Move Up On Better Than Expected Q1 Performance
    GM Shares Move Up On Better Than Expected Q1 Performance

    General Motors' net income fell 14-percent in the first quarter, weighed down by losses in Europe and weaker earnings in North America. But its performance was better than many analysts expected, so shares were trading higher on Thursday. G......

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  • April Auto Sales Best Since 2007
    April Auto Sales Best Since 2007

    Automakers posted their strongest April sales since 2007, before the recent recession started and the economic meltdown that drove General Motors and Chrysler into bankruptcy took place, as consumers feel more confident about their incomes ......

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  • Nissan Drops Price On 7 U.S. Models
    Nissan Drops Price On 7 U.S. Models

    Nissan is cutting prices on seven of its 18 models in the U.S., hoping its cars and trucks will show up in more Internet searches by shoppers.The price cuts vary with the amount of equipment on each model. They run from 2.7 percent, or $580......

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