Archive for November 2nd, 2012

Digital Air Strike Study Finds Car Buyers Increasingly Rely on Social Networks … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com


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Digital Air Strike Study Finds Car Buyers Increasingly Rely on Social Networks
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A study of more than 1,600 car buyers and 600 automotive dealerships found that nearly 70 percent of recent car buyers said review sites influenced where they shopped. Many buyers were also willing to drive long distances to purchase vehicles from

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Auto Sales Rising – Fox Business

Auto Sales Rising
Fox Business
October auto sales were on the rise but one big US automaker fell flat joining me today is I HS automotive director of strategic review Rebecca limb — with more on the sales numbers. And — his succession plan announcement Rebecca thanks for joining

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The Daily Docket: Fisker Balks at A123?s Bid to Scrap Contract – Wall Street Journal (blog)

The Daily Docket: Fisker Balks at A123?s Bid to Scrap Contract
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Electric car maker Fisker Automotive Inc. says recently bankrupt battery maker A123 Systems Inc.'s bid to scrap their contract will “severely harm” its business. Read the Daily Bankruptcy Review article here. (Daily Bankruptcy Review and DBR Small Cap

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Feature Flick: The Tesla Model S is 2013 Automobile of the Year – Automobile Magazine


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Feature Flick: The Tesla Model S is 2013 Automobile of the Year
Automobile Magazine
We know we've already announced it, but it bears repeating: the Tesla Model S is the 2013 Automobile Magazine Automobile of the Year. The car's blend of electric-car smoothness and efficiency, gas-powered car range and power/torque, and sleek interior

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2013 Automobile of the Year: Tesla Model S – Automobile Magazine

2013 Automobile of the Year: Tesla Model S
Automobile Magazine
Last summer, Automobile Magazine editors had the opportunity to interview Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, as the company launched its all-new electric sedan. A well-known industry insider warned us not to fall for Musk's smooth talk. "Don't bring any cash

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Early Post-Hurricane Scan: New Car Sales May Get a Bump, Inventories Not … – Car and Driver (blog)


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Early Post-Hurricane Scan: New Car Sales May Get a Bump, Inventories Not
Car and Driver (blog)
With it being the beginning of November, you'll soon be seeing stories about how October auto sales dropped off a cliff starting about a week ago, when east-coast car dealers started hunkering down to survive a murderous weather pattern ominously named

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US auto sales rise despite Sandy – San Francisco Chronicle


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US auto sales rise despite Sandy
San Francisco Chronicle
U.S. sales of new cars and trucks rose 7 percent from a year earlier to 1.1 million, and most major carmakers reported gains. October sales ran at an annual rate of 14.3 million, according to Autodata Corp., which would be a strong improvement from the
Infiniti US Sales Up 27.6 Percent In OctoberAutochannel (press release)

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Mahindra Bucks Slowing Car Sales With New SUVs, Holidays – Businessweek

Mahindra Bucks Slowing Car Sales With New SUVs, Holidays
Businessweek
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (MM), India's largest maker of sport-utility vehicles, is betting on new models and giveaways such as holidays to maintain its market position and buck a slowdown in car sales. Industrywide SUV sales growth in India may

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Saudi Arabia: Explosion topples building, burns cars (+video) – Christian Science Monitor


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Saudi Arabia: Explosion topples building, burns cars (+video)
Christian Science Monitor
An hour after the explosion, fires still raged in cars and trucks nearby and a column of black smoke billowed over the area. By Thursday evening state television was still showing a large emergency operation at the site as workers picked through the

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Most car sales up despite storm – Monterey County Herald


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Most car sales up despite storm
Monterey County Herald
DETROIT — Most major automakers reported sales increases in October despite losing at least three days of business to the punishing rain and wind from Superstorm Sandy. Toyota said its sales rose almost 16 percent for the month, while Volkswagen
Ford: Small cars, pickups help October sales remain flatMLive.com
Auto sales: GM up 5%, gain beats Ford, not ChryslerUSA TODAY
Chrysler Sales Grow 10 Percent in October, Which Cars Helped The Most?MotorTrend Magazine
AOL Autos –Newsday –The Providence Journal (blog)
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