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Year Losing Streak For Domestic Brands

With InsideTrack, OpenCar builds and fosters a healthy mobile App development community. The automaker said in August its 3 Series and 7 Series plug-ins had sold out for 2016. The automaker hired Alan Mulally late last year to guide the automaker in the recovery process. And although that’s comparable with BMW and Audi, because much of Tesla’s share would derive from Model 3, it would be low-margin share. The recently debuted redesign of the Ford Fiesta has been a big hit for the company, with the automaker currently struggling to keep up with demand. The automaker is now busy promoting its new Super Duty, which is manufactured with brawny and sophisticated Ford truck body parts. Honda, Toyota and other automakers abroad have made more efficient well-made cars than the American automaker.

While Ford had some bright spots with its pricing and retail truck sales, it can’t offset the fact that …

Automotive Testing Show & Expo

Toyota sales fell by 0.8 percent worldwide last year, but the Japanese company still sold enough cars to retain its spot as the world’s top automaker. Prior to joining Automaker TV & Media Ltd, Sasha was an event manager running projects in Europe and in South America. As a result, the auto industry bailout was not critical to the U.S. economy, like the rescue of AIG or the banking system. Investors had been hoping for better from the influential automaker around the globe, which has a bunch of new vehicles on the market and has slashed billions in costs as part of its restructuring. In November 2008, the Big 3 automakers asked Congress for $50 billion to avoid bankruptcy and the loss of three million jobs.automaker

A Chrysler pare down had long been expected as the latest version of the automaker can no longer rely solely on Daimler backing (although …

Which Chevrolet Crossover Is The Automaker Testing?

Looks like the US Government is going to bail-out General Motors, but GM is surely not the only US Automaker hurting, as both Ford and Chrysler have seen better days. Buick not only posted a retail sales increase of 7% last month, its best October since 2003, but it was also the first American auto brand to crack the top three in Consumer Reports’ Car Reliability Survey rankings since the survey began in the early 1980s.

The company is betting its future on expanding sales of software products, including to automakers and other manufacturers, after largely ceding the smartphone market to rivals including Apple Inc (AAPL.), Alphabet’s (GOOGL.) Google and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ().automaker

The German automaker also has plans to launch commercial trucks that would rival concepts from Nikola Motors and other manufacturers beginning to announce plans for heavy-duty transport Mercedes would have a sub-brand devoted to these …

3 Ultimate Japanese Automakers

TORONTO/BOSTON BlackBerry Ltd ()(BBRY.) has signed a deal to work directly with Ford Motor Co (F.N) to expand the carmaker’s use of its QNX secure operating system, the Canadian technology company said on Monday, as Ford develops increasingly automated vehicles. But it isn’t just the American brands that have died or departed from the US market as several foreign brands have discovered that they, too, have a difficult time making it in the most lucrative, but competitive car market in the world. A longtime Big Three economist on why the automaker crisis would be funny if it weren’t so tragic. Suzuki’s sales are falling through the floor which suggests that the brand isn’t long for the US market. Union president Jerry Dias has said all the North American automakers have promised to pump more than $1.5 billion into their Canadian operations. Winning the battle of yearly sales is something neither …

Ford Workers Vote In Favour Of New Contract With Automaker

A strong relationship between automakers and their dealers is the core for success of any car brand in any market. Follow us as we celebrate (and skewer) the latest, greatest, quirkiest and freakiest commercials, promos, trailers, posters, billboards, logos and package designs around. You see, both Volkswagen and General Motors have had talks with the owners of Proton over the past few years, talks which have involved developing a business relationship or an acquisition of the Malaysian automaker. Last year, the automaker also benefited from the $395 million sale of its stake in Suzuki Motors. It doesn’t share its figures on them (though starting with model year 2011 vehicles, the EPA began including SUVs and vans—but not trucks—above the 8,500 pound limit in its passenger vehicle category). Rumor has it the American automaker has been planning for the new model and it’s one of the reasons why the new Equinox …