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Carsharing matches unused cars with people who need them

Jul 4, 2011
Need a set of wheels, but don't want to commit to car payments? A couple of new Bay Area companies are connecting non-car owners with vehicles that are sitting unused in someone else's garage.
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Saab's days may be numbered

Jun 23, 2011
The Swedish carmaker has said it can no longer pay its employees because it hasn't secured short-term funding for its business. Jay Nagley, managing director of the consultant firm Redspy Automotive, says the company may not be around much longer.
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Some high-tech cars frustrate consumers

Jun 23, 2011
Car technologies that are designed to woo customers may actually turn out to annoy them.
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Chrysler misses opportunities in smaller cars

Jun 21, 2011
Consumer Reports has released its newest reviews of Chrysler this morning. While the automaker gets mostly praise in the report, car sales numbers show that Chrysler still has room to grow in the small car market.
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Ford plans to invest $1 billion to revamp Lincoln

Jun 20, 2011
Ford Motor Co. is developing seven all-new or significantly upgraded vehicles for its struggling Lincoln brand. But will dealers stick around long enough to see them?
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U.S. sale gives Fiat control of Chrysler

Jun 3, 2011
The Treasury has agreed to sell its stake in Chrysler, giving Fiat majority control. Will Chrysler's second European marriage succeed?
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Fiat to buy U.S. Treasury's sake in Chrysler

Jun 3, 2011
The Italian automaker will pay $500 million for the U.S. government's remaining 6 percent in Chrysler -- allowing Fiat to gain the majority stake in the American automaker.
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Mixed sales numbers for GM as auto industry prepares to hire

Jun 1, 2011
General Motors announced today that auto sales slipped in May. Kristen Dziczek, labor specialist at the Center for Automotive Research, explains today's numbers from GM, and how they will impact future hiring.
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Weak U.S. growth tied to Japan

May 31, 2011
Rod Smyth, chief investment strategist at Riverfront Investment Group, explains how the anemic economic growth in the U.S. is connected to the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
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Supply chain disruptions affect car industries more than tech sector

May 31, 2011
Since the natural disasters in Japan, many global markets have been hit by shortages in the supply chain, particularly companies with factories in Japan. But some industries have been hit harder than others.
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