Reuters

US December auto sales seen up 10.4 percent: JD Power, LMC
Reuters
U.S. auto sales will hit 17 million in 2015 for the first time since 2001, the two consultancies also said. And they said this year's total U.S. auto sales will be 16.5 million, up 5.8 percent from 2013. For December, U.S. auto sales will reach 1,498 ...

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Carscoops (blog)

Volvo Plans To Sell More Cars Online, Cut Down On Auto Show Appearances
Carscoops (blog)
Perhaps boosted by the success of selling the first 1,927 of its new Volvo XC90 online, Volvo's sales chief says the company will offer all of its cars for sale online – and back away from most auto shows. In an interview with Reuters, Alan Visser said ...
Volvo wants online leads, not online sales, in U.S.Automotive News

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New York Times

US Declares Bank and Auto Bailouts Over, and Profitable
New York Times
WASHINGTON β€” Six years after President George W. Bush began the auto bailout, the Obama administration on Friday declared a profitable end to the sweeping federal interventions in Wall Street and Detroit, saying a final sale of stock from General ...

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USA TODAY

SUVs hot in best November auto sales since 2001
USA TODAY
Many shoppers apparently headed for car dealers rather than the malls over the Thanksgiving weekend, driving a big finish for already strong auto industry sales in November. Total industry sales for the month were up 4.6%, to slightly more than 1.3 ...
US November auto sales pace best since 2003Reuters
Ford Lags Competition As Big Three Report Mixed November Auto SalesForbes
Promotions, Gas Prices Boost US Auto SalesABC News
WINA AM 1070 (press release) -Nasdaq
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Reuters

The auto bailout is officially over
Washington Post
Congress begrudgingly agreed to open Treasury's $700 billion financial rescue program to the auto industry as a sharp decline in car sales crippled manufacturers and lenders. β€œThe Auto Industry Financing Program helped save the auto industry, more than ...
US to sell final $1.25 billion shares of Ally Financial from bailoutReuters
Obama hails end of six-year auto bailoutThe Detroit News
Ally Financial Gets Subpoena Related to Subprime Automotive FinanceWall Street Journal
Automotive News (blog)
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$20M in collector cars up for sale at huge auto auction
Kansas City Business Journal
The current auction, which runs through Saturday, involves about 700 vehicles, mainly American-made muscle cars from the 1960s and 1970s, but there are also trucks, antiques and a wide variety of other vehicles for sale. There are two main attractions ...

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Auto Sales Gain in November But Ford Slows as New F-150 Is Awaited
TheStreet.com
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Once again in November, U.S. auto sales were strong, underscoring the economy's continuing strength in a year when the S&P 500 has risen 12% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 8%. Auto sales growth and ...



AutoExpress

New Skoda Superb 2015: price, on sale date and exclusive pics
AutoExpress
Skoda is aiming for the big time with its third-generation Superb. On sale in the summer of 2015, the new Skoda Superb flagship will be the most upmarket car the brand has ever built – and our exclusive images, backed up by official sketches, show ...

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CNNMoney

US ends TARP with $15.3 billion profit
CNNMoney
While it was hurt by the plunge in car sales, its move into subprime mortgages did the most damage. Ally was bailed out as part of the auto industry bailout, since its failure would have left a significant portion of the nation's car dealers without ...



Business Insider

Chrysler Sales Surge
Business Insider
"Autos haven't typically been a focus of Black Friday, but last year the industry made a push to get in on the holiday sales frenzy to good results, and there's an effort underway again this year to get more people into dealerships after Thanksgiving ...

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