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40 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

Motor Trend

Car Salesman Confidential: Fear and Desire

I once worked for a man -- who was a very good manager -- who told me, "It's far easier to fire someone than it is to turn them into a success."

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Related Topix: Sales, London, CA, Autos

Business Journal

Top 5: Largest Pittsburgh-area automotive dealerships

This week, the Pittsburgh Business Times ranked the largest Pittsburgh-area automotive dealerships.

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Business Journal

Top 5: Largest Pittsburgh-area automotive dealerships

The complete list of the largest Pittsburgh-area automotive dealerships is available to subscribers via the digital edition or on Page 25 of this week's print edition of the Business Times.

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RV Business

Goshen, Ind., Car Dealer Will Start Selling RVs

The Elkhart Truth reported that Goshen Buick received permission from the Goshen Board of Zoning Appeals to allow an RV sales and display area just southeast of the dealership.

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Related Topix: Goshen, IN

Business Journal

Countdown: See which car brands are best for customer satisfaction

Though new car sales continue to climb - up 5 percent through July - customer satisfaction has dropped for a second straight year - down 1.2 percent - according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index.

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Reuters

Tesla Motors, China Unicom to build car charging outlets across China

The companies have signed a deal to build charging posts at 400 China Unicom stores in 120 cities, and will also set up super-charging outlets in 20 Chinese cities, Tesla's China spokeswoman Peggy Yang said.

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Related Topix: Telecom, China Unicom, Tesla Motors, Startups, Coupe, BMW i8, BMW i3, Hatchback, BMW, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

7 cool treats in historic St. Louis: Part 5

Once upon a time, St. Louis was as much associated with automobile manufacturing in the U.S. as Detroit; in fact, in 1912, there were more than 100 motor carriage businesses listed in the city directory.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

WJRT

Clearance Deals Could Push Auto Sales to Biggest August Since 2003, Says Edmunds.com

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Fox News

Auto Sales Fueled by ... Subprime Loans

Over the last few weeks there has been a shift in view to the downside for several industries, including agricultural equipment, housing and retail.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Manufacturing, Construction, Industrial Machines, John Deere , Agco, Housing, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Silicon Alley Insider

This Is An Actual Conversation With A Car Dealer - And It Shows How ...

Back in late June, Morgan Stanley auto industry analyst Adam Jonas highlighted that car dealers were stretching out the length of auto loans, allowing sales to strengthen as monthly auto payments decline.

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Related Topix: Canton, OH

GreenCarReports

BYD's Rising Electric-Car Sales Swamped By Falling Gas Models

Chinese automaker BYD was the first car company in the world to put a plug-in hybrid passenger car into production, a couple of years before the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car hit the road.

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Related Topix: Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Hatchback, Chevrolet

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