Once Struggling U.s. Auto Market Now Industry Bedrock


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  • Ford shareholders reject stock proposal
    Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
  • For some Detroit services, call the D.I.Y. Dept.
    Detroit may be broke but it will soon have a first-rate motor pool, featuring 23 new ambulances and a fleet of 100 new police cars. Some city parks also are getting tender loving care. New fruit trees and shrubs have been planted, and mowing crews are beginning to make the rounds to keep the green spaces tidy. More
  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • Porn and movies, not tech secrets, found on Chinese spy suspect's NASA laptop
    The Chinese national taken into custody on an airplane waiting to take off for home had pornography and illegally downloaded movies on his NASA computer, not government secrets, reports say. He is now set to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge of violating NASA computer rules. More
  • In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion
    Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
  • Don't Be Fooled -- Falling Oil Prices Are Good For Stocks - Motley Fool
    ... that's already struggling ... Another industry poised to ... provided a lift to auto sales ... believe that makes us better ... Market ...
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  • Xmas: Going… Going… Going… - Daily Sun
    ... grip against the US dollar ... struggling under a heavy ... A visit to Alaba Rago Market in ... dealers at Berger Auto Mart ... that the ...
    12/19/2014 - 7:54 am | View Link
  • on the table - Autoextremist.com
    ... on in the U.S. market is well ... several auto-industry ... Canadian auto workers, would be crucial. "It is clear to us ... after years of ...
    12/18/2014 - 3:11 pm | View Link
  • Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Dow Chemical, Sherwin-Williams, ... - Channel 8 Eyewitness News
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  • Watch: PetSmart Gobbled Up in $8.3 Billion Deal - ABC News
    More ABC US news | ABC World ... Of gates global and auto parts ... acquiring struggling ... pets mart has lost market share ... to these ...
    12/15/2014 - 10:50 am | View Link
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  • Exclusive: Struggling in India, Toyota Asks Daihatsu Minicar Unit to Help
    Toyota is struggling to crack the affordable end of India's car market ... The auto maker has benefited hugely from a deteriorating yen since Toyota produces almost 50% of its vehicles in Japan. Toyota Recalls 247,000 Vehicles In U.S. Over Takata Air ...
    12/17/2014 - 8:33 pm | View Link
  • A Struggling Automotive Market Harm Many Other Companies in 2014
    The impact of that unpredictability, especially relating to the auto sector, could be felt all the way down to the struggling mining and material's industry. Here's why ... At least in the U.S., demand for aluminum in vehicles, especially from companies ...
    01/19/2014 - 6:10 am | View Link
  • Minivan sales struggling amid auto industry recovery
    Despite a drop in U.S. sales last month, the North American auto ... the industry’s overall growth, say analysts. The minivan segment has been shrinking throughout the year, and September was no exception. Last month, the U.S. minivan market was down ...
    10/1/2013 - 3:00 am | View Link
  • China's struggling automakers look to SUV boom to drive sales
    The fatter profit margins for SUVs are a financial lifeline to a Chinese industry that ... managing director of Auto Foresight, a research firm in Shanghai. That would be double the size of SUVs' 12.5 per cent share of the U.S. market last year.
    05/7/2013 - 1:15 am | View Link
  • Why the new U.S. battery industry is still struggling
    Battery ... market, with five of its factories in Asia. This is all just another way of saying that there's still a chicken-and-egg problem, as Grunwald pointed out in his book. As long as electric vehicle sales remain in a torpor, the U.S. battery ...
    10/3/2012 - 3:17 am | View Link
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    Statewide home sales remain subdued in November as year ends. Low housing affordability and short home supply remain hurdles for home buyers.
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    12/21/2014 - 8:21 am | View Website
  • U.S. Government Vehicle Sales
    Government vehicle auction information including sales schedule, geographical and model search.
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  • WardsAuto | Automotive Industry News, Data and Statistics
    WardsAuto.com covers the latest news, data and analysis for today's auto industry provided by the trusted and experienced editors of Ward's Automotive Reports, Ward's ...
    12/21/2014 - 7:09 am | View Website
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