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    Report: 'Car Wars' says Ford, Honda to pick up share, Fiat-Chrysler ambitions downplayed
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    Don't look for a tremendous shifts in automotive market share over the next three years because it might not be coming. That's at least according to the annual Car Wars report by John Murphy, from Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research. In the report's analysis of automakers' market share ...

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    Report: Despite shuttering local assembly, Holden gunning for top spot in Oz by 2020
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    Little more than a month after leaving the top slot at Volkswagen of India to become managing director of Holden, Australian outlets are reporting that Gerry Dorizas said he wants Holden to be number one in Oz market share by 2020. Dorizas says he believes it can be done with better and more ...

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    Report: Despite strong profits, GM still fighting flat market share
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    Looking at the progress General Motors has made since it entered bankruptcy, it's easy to forget that the company still has a long way to go before it's the juggernaut it once was. A recent report from Reuters points out that, while GM is making money, it isn't making any gains in terms of US ...

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    Report: Despite premium carmakers going downmarket, luxury auto sales stick at 10-11%
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    According to research conducted by global information company IHS Automotive, the leporine birthing of new models by luxury manufacturers over the past six years hasn't increased their market share in the US. Even as car sales reached 15.6 million units, IHS says what's happened instead is that ...

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    Official: Opel Adam sales 'exceeded expectations' in 2013, helped Opel nudge market share
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    Sales funk? What sales funk? When we last touched on the Opel Adam, we noted that after strong early demand, sales were reportedly less than had been hoped for. However, Opel has stepped forward to counter that thought, noting that sales of the stylishly customizable minicar have reportedly ...

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    Report: Ford shares falling on news of lower-than-expected profits next year
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    Ford has released projections for its 2013 profits, along with predictions of its 2014 earnings, and the news has forced the company's stock to stumble, falling over seven percent as of this writing. The Blue Oval is expecting earnings of $8.34 billion for 2013, although the bulk of that is ...

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    Report: Subaru XV is currently the top-selling car... in Switzerland
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    Seems that the Swiss Family Robinson has stopped throwing its francs at the Volkswagen Golf, and is instead pelting the Subaru XV Crosstrek with its hard-earned geld. According to the Australian blog Best Selling Cars, the Volkswagen Golf has likely been the number one seller in Switzerland every ...

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    Report: Car Wars report predicts Hyundai, Kia will lose market share
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    The annual "Car Wars" report by Merrill Lynch analyst John Murphy predicts that, despite their seizing of U.S. market share over the last few tumultuous years, Korean brands Hyundai and Kia will give it all back and then some to companies like Ford, General Motors and Toyota by 2016. Murphy ...

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    Report: Wagons West: Domestics picked up market share in California last year
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    Most days, California must seem like Kazakhstan for the Big Three. Domestic products aren't so popular out West, where Toyota and Honda have long stood atop the sales charts. But not in 2011. According to a report in Automotive News, both General Motors and Ford managed to bump Honda from its ...

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    Report: Analysts: U.S. automakers will lose marketshare in 2012
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    Domestic automakers have much to be happy about, with Chrysler, Ford and General Motors all gaining market share last year for the first time since 1988. Yet according to Bloomberg, 2012 won't be as good to Detroit. Total sales are projected to grow from 12.8 million vehicles last year to 13.6 ...

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    Report: Ford tops in non-retail sales, 45% of Focus sold to fleets
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    Most everyone at Ford is grinning from ear-to-ear these days, as the company is enjoying profits as well as a vastly improved product portfolio and public image. Sales are up, the product pipeline is full, and market share grew last year. You can almost imagine Ford CEO Alan Mulally saying, ...

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    Study: U.S. diesel auto sales up 27% in 2011 while hybrid share shrinks
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    A plethora of new diesel offerings is driving sales, according to a new report from the Diesel Technology Forum. Sales of diesels rose 27.4 percent in 2011, according to numbers from HybridCars.com and market researchers Baum and Associates. The Diesel Technology Forum pegs the overall market ...

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    Report: Gap widens between average price of U.S. car and foreign-built auto
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    Automotive News reports that domestic automakers are gaining market share thanks in part to the weak dollar. Import vehicles are currently selling at the highest price premium in 12 years compared to their domestic counterparts. Whereas imports sold for an average of $31,636 in August, domestic ...

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    REPORT: Chevrolet to take larger role at GM, account for 70% of total volume
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    Forget about more cowbell, for GM it's all about more Chevy -- at least, that's the situation for Chevrolet's new VP Brent Dewar. So far this year the Bowtie has posted more than 60% of GM's North American volume, but Dewar wants that to get to 70%. "As Pontiac goes away, Saturn goes away," Dewar ...

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    Toyota reverses decision, chooses to again seek quality over market share
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    It was back in 2002 when Fujio Cho, then-President of Toyota Motor Corp., set the company's goal of achieving a 15 percent share of the global automotive market sometime after 2010. Seven years ago, it didn't seem much of a stretch as the automaker had already captured 10.7 percent, and the ...

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    REPORT: Ford poised to overtake GM as America's top-selling automaker
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    2010 Ford Mustang – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to Merrill Lynch's Car Wars study, Ford's improving lineup of cars will be responsible for hauling the company's market share to places it hasn't been in many decades – namely, ahead of General Motors and number one ...

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    Ford Fiesta winning hearts and minds - and wallets - in Europe
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    2009 Ford Fiesta - Click above for a high-res gallery
    The Ford Fiesta has already won us over -– twice – and we can't even buy the car yet. But European buyers are nabbing so many Fiestas that the Blue Oval is now enjoying a 10% market share in Europe based on the strength of the ...

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    How quickly we forget: Cheaper gas = higher pickup and SUV sales
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    Pickup and SUV sales plummeted when gas hit $4 per gallon, and many thought these gas-guzzling segments would never fully recover. That may be true, but for now Americans are once again getting more comfortable with trucks and SUVs. Truck sales fell below 10% of overall vehicle sales back in May ...

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    Asian brands beat Big 3 sales in May
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    Just less than a year ago, the Big 3 domestic automakers' combined market share dropped to less than 50-percent of the overall automobile market. That sobering statistic was made factual when the combined sales of vehicles from both Asian countries, such as Japan and Korea, were combined with sales ...

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    Jeep helping Chrysler retain market share
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    The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, Compass, and Patriot are helping Chrysler defend its market share in a declining sales environment. Between these new models and incentives on Dodge and Chrysler vehicles, Chrysler has managed to stay 0.1% ahead of the market's year-on-year drop in sales. The Wrangler ...

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