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Strong auto sales without big cash rebates

Jun 2, 2015
That means consumers are shopping for quality, analyst says.
Posted In: car sales, auto industry, auto market
Ian Robertson, chief of sales and marketing at the BMW Group, debuts the BMW X6M on Nov. 19 at the Los Angeles Auto Show's press and trade day.

What's driving an increase in auto sales?

Dec 2, 2014
Analysts expect the holidays to come early for automakers.
Posted In: auto sales, car sales, auto market

Why Americans are less satisfied with their cars

Aug 26, 2014
Though car sales are up, people's satisfaction with their cars is at a low.
Posted In: auto industry, auto market

New York Auto Show opens on industry high note

Mar 29, 2013
Automobile Magazine's New York editor Jamie Kitman joins Marketplace from the floor of the New York Auto Show to discuss the car market and how relaxed credit terms have customers buying again.
Posted In: Auto, auto industry, auto market, New York

Podcast Extra: Ohio goes blue for auto bailout

Nov 7, 2012
What does Obama's victory mean for the economy, monetary policy, and the fiscal cliff? Exit polls showed a majority of Ohioans favored the auto industry bailout which may have put Obama over the edge in the swing state.
Posted In: 2012 election, auto market, bailout, Ohio, Michigan

UPDATE: Ford to transfer UK plant to Turkey

Oct 25, 2012
Ford has announced the closure of its last vehicle manufacturing plant in the UK. The company is reportedly shutting down a van factory and shifting production to Turkey.
Posted In: Ford, auto market, UK, Europe debt crisis

Japan carmakers to cut China production

Oct 8, 2012
Japan's carmakers are reporting a huge drop in sales in China, and it's not about China's slowing growth. Anti-Japan protests in China are such an issue, Toyota and Nissan have both cut back on Chinese production.
Posted In: China, auto market, Japan

Why is Russia the place to be right now for carmakers?

Aug 30, 2012
Of all the European markets, Russia is the fastest growing. But why?
Posted In: Russia, auto market, manufacturing

Weekly unemployment dip due to auto industry

Jul 12, 2012
This morning the Labor Department reported the number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell by 26,000 last week to 350,000, the best number since March of 2008. Analysts point to the auto industry's seasonal production schedule as the source of the weekly dip.
Posted In: housing market, Unemployment, auto market

Saab in talks with Chinese-Japanese auto buyer

Jun 13, 2012
Bankrupt Swedish carmaker Saab may have found a buyer. There are reports National Electric Vehicles Sweden, a company backed by investors in Japan and Hong Kong, may close a deal.
Posted In: Saab, GM, auto market

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