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1 min ago | Express India

Maruti, Honda lead car sales surge in August

Country's largest car maker Maruti Suzuki India said its August domestic sales grew by 29.3 per cent to 98,304 units.

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Related Topix: Oldsmobile, Marketing

3 hrs ago | WMBF

How to snag the best Labor Day deals

Long lines at the store are joining our Labor Day traditions of cookouts and time with family.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Black Friday

7 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

Ex-car dealer finds success as homebuilder

Bo Trivett has successfully sold cars, mortgages and cellphones through a series of successful job changes and business ventures.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Cellphones, Bunnell, FL, Flagler County, FL

11 hrs ago | Reuters

Toyota says August China auto sales up 8.9 pct y/y

Toyota Motor Corp and its two Chinese joint ventures sold about 78,500 vehicles in China in August, up 8.9 percent from a year earlier, the Japanese automaker said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Automakers

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bloomberg

Japan Auto Sales Fall to Lowest in Three Years on Tax Increase

Japan's auto sales tumbled to a three-year low last month, the latest sign that consumer spending is slumping in the world's third-largest economy following a sales-tax increase.

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The Motley Fool

2014 Has Been Great for Luxury Auto Brands, but What Should We Expect From August?

Times seem to be good for luxury automakers in the U.S., with 12 of the top 15 brands posting year-to-date sales gains through July.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Cadillac ATS, Cadillac XTS, Cadillac CTS, Cadillac, Sedan

Forbes.com

How To Tell If A Car Needs Recall Work -- You Could Look It Up

I'm a freelance reporter with 25 years experience writing about, and working in, the auto industry.

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Related Topix: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The Motley Fool

Why Electric Vehicles Won't Dominate Gas Over the Next Decade

By all indications, Tesla has the pedal to the metal, and it's presumably leaving all traditional carmakers in its dust and nonexistent fumes.

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South Yorkshire Times

Doncaster car dealers take to two wheels for charity

An intrepid team of cyclists from JCT600 have successfully completed a 640-mile ride and raised almost 20,000 for the Association of Young People with ME - the motor retailer's charity this year.

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Seeking Alpha

America's Car-Mart: A Subprime Lender Masquerading As A Car Dealer

Shares of America's Car-Mart have been largely range bound for the past year during a tougher macro environment for car sellers.

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Related Topix: Retail, Americas CarMart

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Bangkok Post

Booming electric car sales under fire in Norway

Ministers in Norway -- a major and rich oil-producing country -- are under increasing public pressure to reduce perks and tax breaks for booming electric car sales.

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Star Tribune

Auto sales soar, but loans can last longer than the cars

That U.S. consumers are unleashing pent-up demand after holding off on buying new cars is good news.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

AutoNation COO Michael E. Maroone Sells 220,250 Shares

AutoNation COO Michael E. Maroone sold 220,250 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, August 28th.

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Related Topix: Autonation, Retail

Business Journal

Ford introduces Transit van to dealers, businesses in Phoenix

Local auto dealers and journalists get a view of the new Ford Transit at an event this week at Phoenix International Raceway.

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Related Topix: Wagon, Ford Transit, Ford, Ford Econoline, Chevrolet Express, Chevrolet

Iol.co.za

'R699' scam victims in bid to get even

Consumers who were taken for a ride in the now-defunct "Drive a new car for R699" scheme will visit banks countrywide on Saturday to hand over a memorandum demanding their original credit application forms.

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GlobeSt.com

BPY to Drive Off with Auto RE Firm for $4.3B

Also: mark your calendar for October 21-22 and be part of the action at CCIM THRIVE , a dynamic event and collaboration between GlobeSt.com and CCIM.

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Related Topix: McLean, VA, REIT, Personal Finance

Journal Gazette

Consumer spending drops as car sales stall

WASHINGTON U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cleveland.com

Collection Auto dealerships are on the rise in Brook Park

Collection Auto Group leaders are spending $9 million to build the 14,000-square-foot Mini, set to open Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Brook Park, OH, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, MINI Cooper, Mini, Cleveland, OH

Business Journal

Georgia dealers seek to slam brakes on Tesla Motors' Atlanta expansion

The Georgia Automobile Dealers Association filed a petition with the state Department of Revenue Friday arguing Tesla's direct sales model violates Georgia law.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Tesla Model X, SUV, Tesla Motors, Startups, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Silicon Alley Insider

U.S Auto Sales Seen Ending Summer Without A Sizzle

U.S. auto industry sales in August will be about even with a year ago, not quite ending the summer in a sizzling fashion but still warm enough to continue the recovery from a recession now five years in the rear-view mirror.

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Related Topix: Kelley Blue Book, Publishing, Media

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