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  • Season of luxury autos, numbers don't lie Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 8:39 AM ET
    A gold Ferrari drives through the Knightsbridge section of London, Aug. 8, 2014.

    Turns out, a lot of people are lining up for luxury car models in December, Experian says.

  • BEIJING, Dec 8- Passenger car sales in China are expected to grow 10 percent in 2016, roughly equivalent to this year's rate, the China Passenger Car Association said on Tuesday. Passenger car sales- narrowly defined as the sales of sedans, multi-purpose vehicles and sports utility vehicles- in China have grown 9.7 percent in the first 11 months of the year...

  • More people are surfing the Web behind the wheel Tuesday, 8 Dec 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    Texting and driving remains the biggest culprit for distracted driving from cell phones, according to State Farm.

  • Volkswagen's UK car sales tumble in November - SMMT Friday, 4 Dec 2015 | 4:20 AM ET

    LONDON, Dec 4- Volkswagen sales in Britain tumbled in November with new car registrations of VW-branded models falling 20 percent year-on-year in the wake of the diesel emissions rigging scandal, industry figures showed on Friday. Overall new car registrations grew 3.8 percent year-on-year in November to 178,876, Britain's Society of Motor Manufacturers...

  • Figures may be revised on Wednesday when Daimler AG issues Mercedes-Benz results, Autodata said. "Black Friday has become a much bigger part of the auto industry over the last several years," said Nissan's U.S. sales chief, Dan Mohnke. Jeff Schuster, forecaster for LMC Automotive, said promotions drew customers even if incentives did not rise sharply.

  • Shares of Ford were up 1.3 percent at $14.51, though General Motors' shares were down slightly. Amazon was up 2.1 percent at $678.96. Katrina Lam, head of investment strategy and research at MV Financial in Bethesda, Maryland, said the focus is on consumer and retail, which have been giving mixed signals to investors.

  • DETROIT, Dec 1- U.S. auto sales were on a path to posting their strongest November ever, helped by marketing promotions and strength in sport utility vehicles, according to monthly sales figures released by automakers on Tuesday. Nissan's U.S. sales chief, Dan Mohnke, added: "Black Friday has become a much bigger part of the auto industry over the last several years.

  • What's driving America's truck boom Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    A customer looks at a Ford F-150 pickup truck in Brandywine, Maryland.

    Car buyers in November cashed in on the powerful combination of low gas prices and cheap financing.

  • DETROIT, Dec 1- U.S. auto sales rose in November on strength in sport utility vehicles and marketing promotions while industry sales were forecast rising above 18 million vehicles on an annualized basis. General Motors Co said on Tuesday the U.S. auto industry will sell 18.2 million vehicles for the month at an annualized rate. Still, it looks like consumers took...

  • Bugatti sells 100 Chiron models at $2.4 million each Tuesday, 1 Dec 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Bugatti sells 100 Chiron models at $2.4 million each

    The hyper car sells before being revealed to the public.

  • BERLIN, Dec 1- Germany's auto market will shake off Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal to grow 4 percent this year and will expand slightly further in 2016, the VDA industry association said on Tuesday. New car registrations in Europe's biggest auto market are expected to increase this year to 3.17 million, VDA said. "The headwinds will become stronger and...

  • BERLIN, Dec 1- Germany's auto market will shake off Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal to grow 4 percent this year and will expand slightly further in 2016, the VDA industry association said on Tuesday. New car registrations in Europe's biggest auto market are expected to increase this year to 3.17 million and to around 3.2 million in 2016 if market...

  • Black Friday wish list: Toys, TVs...and trucks? Friday, 27 Nov 2015 | 2:05 PM ET
    2015 Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks for sale in Frankfort, Ill.

    This is the year of the truck and SUV when it comes to Black Friday sales, which will cap what's expected to be a big month for bigger vehicles.

  • TOKYO, Nov 27- Toyota Motor Corp outsold Volkswagen AG for the fourth straight month in October to remain the world's top-selling automaker so far this year, after sales at the German carmaker suffered following the diesel emissions scandal. Toyota said on Friday its group vehicle sales totalled 8.35 million in the January-October period, more than the 8.26...

  • With automakers and dealers pushing year-end deals, the pace of vehicle sales in November has hit the highest level of the year.

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 21- Volkswagen denied a report on Saturday that its sales have slumped since this month's admission that it had understated the level of carbon dioxide emissions for some cars. "The feedback we are receiving from discussions with representatives of various dealerships across the country, as well as the numbers we have, paint a different picture...

  • Microsoft and Volvo strike a deal Friday, 20 Nov 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Microsoft and Volvo strike a deal

    Volvo is set to use Microsoft's Hololens virtual reality headset to modernize shopping for cars by place potential buyers in a virtual version.

  • Nov 18- Volkswagen of America said on Wednesday that 120,000 owners of diesel cars that have violated U.S. emission standards will receive $500 gift cards and $500 toward vehicle repairs. Last week, Volkswagen said it was offering a $500 prepaid Visa gift card, a separate card good for $500 toward services at a VW dealerships and free 24- hour roadside assistance...

  • Nov 18- Volkswagen of America said on Wednesday that 120,000 owners of diesel cars that have violated U.S. emission standards will receive $500 gift cards and $500 toward vehicle repairs. Last week, Volkswagen said it was offering a $500 prepaid Visa gift card, a separate card good for $500 toward services at a VW dealerships and free 24- hour roadside assistance...

  • Lamborghini's cheaper Huracan supercar Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Lamborghini's cheaper Huracan supercar

    The Huracan LP 580-2 lets drivers perform power slides, drifts and other rubber-burning tricks for a smaller price tag.