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 |  Dec 04 2013, 10:45 AM

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November saw the highest automotive sales in almost seven years with the seasonally-adjusted annual rate reaching 16.4 million.

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 |  Dec 03 2013, 11:32 AM

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Jaws hit desks when Cadillac announced that the upcoming ELR would cost almost $76,000 but according to company representatives, dealers and industry analysts that’s not likely to matter.

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 |  Dec 02 2013, 8:32 AM

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You probably already know that Ford’s F-150 pickup truck is the best-selling vehicle in the U.S.

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 |  Nov 13 2013, 12:45 PM

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The plug-in hybrid British supercar that captivated attention at several international auto shows has officially been sold out.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 9:03 AM

Ford-Plug-In-Sales-Main-ArtWhen it comes to electrified cars Toyota is the undisputed champion with its popular lineup of Prius models, but Ford is hard at work building brand recognition for its lineup of battery-powered vehicles. Things must be working out well because the Blue Oval is crowing about sales of its plug-in hybrids.

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 |  Nov 04 2013, 11:40 AM

Akio-ToyodaScion’s sales have been sagging but dealers involved with the youth-oriented Toyota brand will have to solider on for a few more years before fresh product arrives.

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 |  Nov 04 2013, 9:02 AM

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Fiat dealers were left fuming after an Alfa Romeo executive suggested the forthcoming 4c sports car would be sold through Maserati stores in the U.S., but the fight over who sells what is far from settled.

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 |  Oct 22 2013, 1:31 PM

Mazda-10-Million-US-Sales-Main-ArtMazda just marked an important milestone, announcing that is has sold its 10 millionth vehicle in the United States since operations started in 1970.

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 |  Oct 21 2013, 3:45 PM

BMW-Mercedes-Benz-Sales-Race-Main-ArtLike elementary-school children Mercedes-Benz and their cross-country rival BMW are bickering about who will be number one. The two German luxury automakers both want to be tops in the United States.

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 |  Oct 11 2013, 4:31 PM

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Things might go from bad to worse for Toyota’s young-minded Scion sub-brand in the next two years.

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 |  Oct 09 2013, 8:02 AM

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This shouldn’t come as a surprise, but Mercedes-Benz is expecting to sell quite a few of its new entry-level CLA-Class sedans to U.S. buyers.

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 |  Oct 04 2013, 9:36 AM

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An agreement reached late last week between the Virginia DMV, Tesla and the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association could allow the automaker to sell its cars there soon.

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 |  Oct 02 2013, 9:32 AM

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Most automakers posted a sales decrease last month – something the industry blames on a glitch that left September with only 23 selling days over last September’s 25.

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 |  Sep 20 2013, 11:15 AM

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Labor Day is full of wonderful stuff: inflatable gorillas, free hot dogs and enough sheet metal on sale to drown a city in consumer debt several times over.

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 |  Sep 06 2013, 9:07 AM

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August new-vehicle sales in the U.S. were up an impressive 17 percent compared to the same month last year, with almost every automaker posting solid gains. But perhaps a bigger surprise has to do with how well plug-in and electric vehicles performed on the market.

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 |  Sep 04 2013, 5:47 PM

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Both General Motors and Subaru posted banner sales last month but the industry as a whole did very well in August. Across the board deliveries were up 17 percent in the U.S.

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 |  Sep 04 2013, 1:25 PM

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GM’s August sales were the best they’ve been in the better part of a decade and this strong showroom performance seems to indicate an economic recovery is in fact underway.

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 |  Sep 04 2013, 12:37 PM

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Could the devastating “Great Recession” finally be fading in the rear-view mirror? GM’s August sales performance seems to indicate yes.

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 |  Aug 23 2013, 8:02 PM

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Nissan released the top 15 markets where its Leaf electric car sells best today.

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 |  Aug 13 2013, 12:32 PM

2013 Ford Focus

Global sales of the Ford Focus stayed strong through the first quarter of the year, bolstered by strong demand in China and Brazil. 

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 |  Aug 12 2013, 2:02 PM

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There’s a big reason to keep an eye on Monterey, Calif. this weekend: the classic car auction is expected to clear the $325 million mark.

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 |  Aug 02 2013, 2:32 PM

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Hyundai marked the sale of its millionth Santa Fe crossover yesterday.

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 |  Aug 02 2013, 9:15 AM

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Toyota released its first quarter results today, revealing a 93 percent increase in income over the same period last year.

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 |  Aug 01 2013, 8:14 PM

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In a month where not a single automaker saw a decline in sales, General Motors, Toyota, and Ford were the leaders.

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