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US car sales hit five-year high

US car sales rise 13.4% in 2012, making it the best year for the industry since 2007, industry data shows.


Volkswagen sales rise 11.9 percent in July

German carmaker Volkswagen AG says sales rose 11.9 percent in July as demand in Asia and the United States outweighed slacker sales in crisis-hit western Europe.


Chevy Offers Money-Back Guarantee On New Cars

Chevrolet is trying to pull more customers into its dealerships this summer by offering a money-back guarantee on new cars and trucks. The General Motors brand said Tuesday that buyers can get refunds if they return their 2012 or 2013 vehicles for any reason. The guarantee lasts for up to 60 days from the date of purchase, and the offer ends Sept. 4. Chevy Marketing Chief Chris Perry says research shows that customers like it when companies show confidence in their cars and trucks.


February retail sales rise, highest in five months

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Retail sales recorded their largest gain in five months in February as Americans snapped up motor vehicles and bought a range of goods even as they paid more for gasoline, government data showed on Tuesday.


GM says US sales rise 18 percent in August

General Motors says its U.S. sales rose 18 percent in August as fuel-efficient vehicles helped offset economic uncertainty and bad weather. Other automakers may not fare as well.


Car Sales Show Restrained Growth

General Motors said its sales increased 7.6 percent from a year ago. Ford’s were up 6.1 percent and Chrysler’s rose 20.1 percent.


Stocks shake off 2-week slump on retail sales news

Stocks shake off 2-week slump on retail sales news

Stocks are shaking off a two-week slump after a report on retail sales wasn't as bad as economists had predicted... The government said Tuesday that retail sales edged down 0.2 percent last month, the first decline in nearly a year. That was slightly better than analysts were expecting. Americans bought fewer cars during the month, but the decline reflected temporary supply chain disruptions caused by the earthquake and tsunami disaster in Japan. Excluding weak car sales, retail sales rose 0.3 percent.


GM Triples Earnings, May Retake Pole Position From Toyota

GM Triples Earnings, May Retake Pole Position From Toyota

Automaker's profit surges on rising sales, could be world's biggest carmaker again before the year is out.


GM sales jump 27% on small car sales gains

General Motors' U.S. sales of cars and truck jumped 27 percent in April as the economy continued to improve and $4 a gallon gasoline pushed buyers into more efficient vehicles.


GM January sales up 22 percent

GM January sales up 22 percent

General Motors Co posted a 22 percent rise in sales for January, outperforming expectations for the market as a whole on gains in demand for its pickup trucks.


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