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SHANGHAI/ BEIJING, April 20- Global automakers are scrambling to meet the demands of China's young urban professionals, who want a car that makes them stand out, yet don't always have the money to splurge on a top-end model.
BEIJING— Ford Motor Co. on Sunday unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show that highlighted the growing influence of Chinese tastes on the industry. The Escort goes on sale in China this year, expanding later to other markets, said CEO Alan Mulally.
South Korea's Hyundai Motor on Sunday unveiled its small sport utility vehicle (SUV) concept targeted at the Chinese market.
BEIJING, April 20- China is set to surpass the United States to become Volvo Car Group's biggest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars in the world's largest auto market.
Brands from General Motors Co. to Chinese SUV maker Great Wall Motors are unveiling new and restyled sedans, sport utility vehicles and other models at Auto China 2014 this week. China is the world's biggest auto market, with 17.9 million vehicles sold last year. Nissan Motor Co., looking to China to help drive its global turnaround, will debut a concept sedan.
Mustang, Challenger, Charger - and some high-powered imports - rule the 2014 NY Auto Show
NEW YORK— A federal judge on Thursday declined to toss out decade-old lawsuits that accuse IBM Corp. and Ford Motor Co. of supporting apartheid by letting their subsidiaries sell computers and cars to the South African government.
NEW YORK, April 17- Ford Motor Co and IBM Corp will again have to face a U.S. lawsuit claiming they encouraged race-based human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, despite a series of recent court decisions limiting the right to pursue such cases.
BEIJING, April 17- Ford Motor Co's premium brand Lincoln may be late to China's luxury boom, but its top executives say the upscale car market still has plenty of steam left for growth to make its debut later this year worthwhile.
BEIJING, April 17- Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it plans to launch its premium Lincoln brand in China in October, when it will open eight stores in seven Chinese cities.
BEIJING— Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it will sell high-end Lincoln cars in China for the first time later this year when it opens eight dealerships in seven cities. Lincoln is a late comer to China's luxury car market, but Robert Parker, president of Lincoln China, said the brand is being introduced here after much deliberation and research.
BEIJING— China's automakers are the underdogs heading into next week's Beijing auto show, where foreign and domestic brands will jostle for attention in a market that is increasingly difficult for homegrown models.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 23 or 1.5 percent, to $16.07. General Motors Co. rose$. 61 or 1.8 percent, to $33.97. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 48 or 1.4 percent, to $34.56.
TOYOTA CITY, Japan/ IRVINE, Calif., April 17- In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the revolutionary Prius, the first commercially successful gasoline-electric hybrid car. Toyota Motor Corp will next year launch a hydrogen-powered car in the United States, Japan and Europe.
From practical production models to crazy concepts, a look at some of the freshest, coolest cars debuting at the New York International Auto Show.
Ford Motor Co. rose$. 15 or. 9 percent, to $15.99. General Motors Co. rose$. 33 or 1.0 percent, to $33.69. Honda Motor Co. rose$. 49 or 1.4 percent, to $34.57.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose 1.2 percent to $36.10 with 23,832,000 shares traded. Alcoa Inc. rose 2.8 percent to $13.42 with 36,770,000 shares traded.
The Mustang has stood the test of time, as only a handful of nameplates have been around for 50 years.
Ford Chief Operating Officer Mark Fields explains to CNBC's Phil LeBeau how Ford rebuilt a 50th Anniversary Ford Mustang on top of the Empire State Building.
The lowest starting price for a 2014 Beetle with an automatic transmission is $22,215, or $1,100 more, and this is with the 170- horse five cylinder.