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Toyota raising prices on Yaris, Camry

May 8, 2008
Toyota reported a 28% drop in quarterly profit today. The Japanese car maker has steered clear of the auto industry's troubles so far. Now, Stacey Vanek-Smith reports, Toyota will hike the prices on some popular models.
Posted In: Auto, Economy

Ford shifts to fuel-saving transmissions

May 7, 2008
Ford Motor Co. is going to start installing a new kind of transmission in nearly all of its vehicles that it says will make them more fuel-efficient. Sam Eaton reports.
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Chrysler offers cheaper gas as incentive

May 6, 2008
Chrysler has announced that customers who buy or lease one of its selected new cars in the next few weeks can lock in lower gas prices for three years. What is it thinking? Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Auto, Economy

$2.99 a gallon for Chrysler customers

May 6, 2008
Remember back when you could get a gallon of gas for under $3? Chrysler is offering its customers a bit of a flashback. Through early June, customers who buy or lease a new Chrysler will get a price break on gas. Amy Scott reports.
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GM posts first quarter loss

Apr 30, 2008
GM lost more than $3 billion so far this year. But hey, that's nothing compared to the $38-billion the automaker lost last year. The company blames challenging market conditions and ongoing labor issues. Janet Babin reports.
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Ford's surprise: a quarterly profit

Apr 24, 2008
The automaker beat the odds today, posting a net income of $100 million. Strong sales in Europe and South America, and employee buyouts are cited as contributing factors. Jill Barshay reports on the turnaround.
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Ford posts a quarterly profit

Apr 24, 2008
The automaker bucked the odds today, posting a net income of $100 million. Strong sales in Europe and South America, and employee buyouts are cited as contributing factors. Marketplace's Jill Barshay reports on the surprising news.
Posted In: Auto

Ford to post quarterly earnings today

Apr 24, 2008
America's hunger for energy-efficiency cars isn't doing much for auto makers whose lineups favor pickup trucks and SUVs. One of those, the Ford Motor Company is expected to report a fourth-quarter loss today. Jill Barshay reports
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Do new mileage rules go far enough?

Apr 22, 2008
On a day when crude oil topped out just shy of $120 a barrel, the Transportation Department issued new fuel economy standards for cars and trucks -- the first major changes to automobile mileage rules in 30 years. Sam Eaton reports.
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New mpg standards proposed

Apr 22, 2008
The federal government releases proposed fuel efficiency standards for new cars and trucks today. If enacted, the new standards would be the first change to the vehicle mileage rules in 30 years. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Auto, Travel

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