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32 min ago | Automotive News

Sales climb 9 percent to 1.4M vehicles as SAAR hits 16.5M

Numbers in this table are calculated by Automotive News based on actual monthly sales reported by the manufacturers and may differ from numbers reported elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Chrysler Group, Jeep, Jeep Cherokee, SUV, Auto Dealers, Toyota Motor, Chrysler 200, Chrysler, Convertible, Sedan, Hybrid, Ford Escape, Ford

Fri Aug 01, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Auto sales in Canada hit record high for July

A 2014 Chevolet Silverado 2500 HD pickup truck is displayed during the press preview day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Detroit, MI, Ford Motor

MLive.com

Chrysler leads impressive sales gains for Detroit automakers in July

Chrysler led the way for the Detroit Three, with sales jumping 20 percent for the month , followed by Ford Motor Co.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Ford Motor, General Motors

The Car Connection

Yes, Shoppers Believe That GM Has Changed, But They're Still Unsure About Quality

General Motors ignition assembly parts, including the parts affected under the recalls, being inspected, packaged and shipped Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the GM Customer Care & Aftersales Plant in Burton, Michigan.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Burton, MI

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Harley-Davidson resumes production of touring bike

The company says it will start selling two Road Glide touring models on Aug. 26 when its full 2015 lineup is released.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley-Davidson Road Glide, Harley Davidson, Tulsa, OK

SooToday

GM Canada restores some retirement benefits

General Motors of Canada Ltd. has agreed to pay $9 million and restore most retirement benefits to nearly 3,300 salaried and executive retirees.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, General Motors of Canada

The Wichita Eagle

Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

This product image provided by Harley-Davidson shows a 2014 FXDL Dyna Low Rider motorcycle.

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Related Topix: Harley Davidson

Motorcycle Daily

American Honda Renews Contract With Trey Canard

TORRANCE, Calif. : American Honda Motor Co., Inc. announced today that it will extend the contract with factory supercross and motocross rider Trey Canard for an additional two years.

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Related Topix: Honda Motor Co, Torrance, CA, Motorcycles

Tri-cityherald.com

GM boosted June sales with discounts to dealers

In this May 13, 2014 file photo, an auto worker inspects finished SUVs coming off the assembly line at the General Motors auto plant in Arlington, Texas.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Arlington, TX, Auto Dealers, Retail, Autonation

Thu Jul 31, 2014

West Australian

Fiat investors vote on Chrysler merger to ease access to cash, U.S. investors

Fiat shareholders are expected to approve the Italian carmaker's merger with its U.S. unit Chrysler on Friday, a union aimed at boosting the world's seventh-largest auto group's appeal with foreign investors and paving the way for a U.S. share listing.

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Related Topix: Fiat Spa

Automotive News

Supplier exec pleads guilty to fixing Toyota parts prices

An executive from G.S. Electech Inc., a supplier to Toyota Motor Corp., pleaded guilty today to playing a role in an international conspiracy to rig bids and fix prices on auto parts, the U.S. Shingo Okuda, the former engineering and sales division manager for Japanese auto parts manufacturer G.S. Electech, took a plea deal, agreeing to cooperate ... (more)

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, World News, Japan, Prison

Reuters

UPDATE 1-BorgWarner forecasts 2014 earnings below expectations

Auto-parts maker BorgWarner Inc's full-year profit forecasts fell short of analyst expectations, sending its shares down 4 percent in early trading.

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Related Topix: Borgwagner, Manufacturing, Auburn Hills, MI

The Age

Lending outstrips deposits again

Australian banks have relied on wholesale finance to bridge a funding gap for the fourth month in a row, as an expansion in lending continues to outstrip deposit growth.

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Related Topix: Brilliance China Automotive Holdings, Banking, Financial Services, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Bellingham Herald

Volkswagen 2nd quarter profit up but revenue slips

Volkswagen AG said its profit in the April-June period was 3.25 billion euros , up from 2.85 billion a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Volkswagen AG

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Business Journal

Startup Milwaukee panel breaks down 'Internet of things'

The digital thermostat from Nest Labs Inc. is one example of the "Internet of things" in action.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Manufacturing, Johnson Controls, Textiles

Manufacturing.net

Superior Industries To Shutter Rogers Plant

A company that makes aluminum wheels for cars and other vehicles says it will shut down its manufacturing plant in Rogers, eliminating 500 jobs.

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Related Topix: Superior Industries International, Manufacturing

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

New lawsuit alleges more GM switch deathsNew lawsuit alleges more GM...

The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan in NYC names 29 people who were killed in crashes and 629 who were hurt.

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Related Topix: General Motors, Corpus Christi, TX

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Fiat 2Q profits drop by 55 percent

Fiat, whose shareholders vote Friday on the merger with Chrysler, said net profit was 197 million euros , compared with 435 million euros in the same period last year.

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Related Topix: Fiat Spa, Fiat SpA

Garden City Observer

Concours winners share their - and their cars' - stories

From a rare made-in-America 1925 Rolls-Royce to the Mercury convertible that started life in the 1964 World's Fair, each of the more than 250 vehicles on display at Sunday's Concours d'Elegance of America at the Inn at St. John's had a story behind it.

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Related Topix: Rolls-Royce, Rolls-Royce Ghost, Sedan, Ford Motor, us Travel, Travel, Springfield, MA

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Europe shares down ahead of data; Asia gains

European stocks were lower Wednesday ahead of U.S. economic data while cheery earnings from major Japanese companies such as Honda Motor Co.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Honda Motor Co

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