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    Report: Car companies may need to start curbing model proliferation
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    Looking at the current automotive landscape, especially from German makers, you quickly get the impression that less definitely isn't more. BMW alone offers its 3 Series platform in practically every segment possible, including the regular sedan and 4 Series Gran Coupe, which would seem to be ...

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    Official: Ford sells 7-millionth Explorer in America
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    Say what you will about the evolution of the Ford Explorer, from roofed Ranger to body-on-frame sport utility vehicle to unibody crossover – the bottom line is that it's been a tremendously successful model for Ford. In fact, the Blue Oval automaker has sold seven million Explorer models in ...

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    Official: Hyundai sells its 10,000,000th Elantra
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    There aren't many nameplates that have sold over 10 million units in the history of the automotive industry. In fact there have only been ten, and now Hyundai has joined the list for the first time with the Elantra. Launched 24 years ago, the Elantra has far and away been Hyundai's top selling ...

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    Report: Acura TLX's early sales results look promising
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    Acura made a bold move earlier this year when it decided to axe two fairly popular models in the TL and TSX and replaced them with a single sedan: the TLX. After all, how often have you seen modern automakers consolidating vehicles in the lineup? But early indications have shown that the gamble ...

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    Report: Price cut boosts Dodge Viper sales dramatically
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    It may go without saying that slashing the price on a new car – especially one this enticing – would only serve to boost sales. But in case you needed hard evidence, look no further than the Dodge Viper. Last month Chrysler announced it was chopping a solid $15k off the price of a ...

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    Report: Rolls-Royce to reach 4,000 units this year
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    Rolls-Royce is, by nature, an exclusive auto marque, but it has been steadily increasing its sales to the point that it could be looking at 4,000 units by the end of this year, setting a new record for the German-owned British automaker. You don't even need to go back a decade to find ...

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    Report: Sales incentive growth clustered around brands with few CUVs, trucks [UPDATE]
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    While it's arguably been around the longest, the dominance of the four-door sedan has been under threat for many years. As a further sign of the hurtin' that SUVs and crossovers have put on today's four-doors, a new report from Automotive News points to the increasing use of incentives by brands ...

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    Report: Porsche prioritizes 200,000-unit sales target over exclusivity [w/poll]
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    Would a Porsche still be a Porsche if it weren't as exclusive? That's the question which industry pundits are asking – and customers may soon as well – as the German automaker emerges from the fringe in pursuit of larger volumes. A dozen years ago Porsche was barely selling over ...

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    Report: GM drops to No. 4 in revenue, No. 3 in sales
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    It doesn't seem that long ago that General Motors was far and away the largest automaker in the world. In fact it was for the better part of a century. But that was before Toyota started to encroach and a series of damning events began to unfold to drive GM into bankruptcy. Now it's slid down to ...

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    ETC: Acura claims MDX is best-selling luxury 3-row ever
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    Business for Acura has been in a weird place, recently, and the company's latest car launches have been especially rocky. For example, the ILX Hybrid was recently discontinued after just two model years with only about 2,660 sold in that time. The company also delayed the launch of its new TLX by ...

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    Report: Ford opens 88 new dealerships in China in a single day
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    "Ford opened 88 dealerships in China last year." "Ford opened 88 dealerships in China during the first half of 2014." "Ford opened 88 dealerships in China last month." None of those statements – even the last one – would seem unbelievable. Saying "Ford opened up 88 dealerships in ...

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    Report: Maserati ramping up production of Ghibli, Quattroporte
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    While Porsche may be relatively new to the four-door game, Maserati has been building the Quattroporte with few interruptions since 1963. But like its rival from Stuttgart, the Trident marque is rapidly shifting from a sports car company primarily to a manufacturer of high-end family ...

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    Report: Lexus back in luxury sales race after three-year absence
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    Think the only challengers for the title of best-selling luxury brand hail from der Vaterland? Wrong. Lexus outsold the likes of Mercedes-Benz for the second time in 2014 last month. In fact, the Japanese luxury marque's total sales this year are a mere 12,000 units behind BMW. Lexus was able to ...

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    Study: Americans hate car shopping so much they'd rather give up sex and do taxes
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    Okay America, this has gotten silly. A new study by Edmunds has revealed what we've always kind of known – people don't like going car shopping. What we didn't realize, though, is why, and what they'd rather do (or not do) to avoid a trip to the dealer. Really, it comes down to the haggle. ...

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    Report: Foreign car sales on the rise in Japan
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    Historically, the Japanese auto market has been a tough nut to crack for foreign automakers. The country's buyers have a reputation of preferring driving vehicles from domestic companies. However, the last fiscal year that ended in March indicated that things don't have to be so insular. As ...

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    Report: Did Ram outsell Chevy Silverado for first time in history last month?
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    Recently released automotive March sales figures point to a major shakeup in the pickup world. Last month, Ram's trucks overtook the Chevrolet Silverado to become the second-best selling vehicle in the segment for the first time ever. The Ram pickups outsold the Silverado by 285 units in March. ...

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    Report: European car sales up 8% in February
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    Three weeks ago an analyst increased projections for European car sales this year, expecting them to climb three percent compared to last year instead of 2.7 percent. That number is a postive sign after years of hard times but it turns out February was especially good, overall European sales ...

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    Report: Mazda3 sales off to rocky start despite massive critical acclaim [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: We've updated this post to include quotes and information from Eric Booth, Senior Manager of Public Relations at Mazda USA. Like just about every other auto publication we've seen, we loved the way the Mazda3 drove when we reviewed it a few months ago, but those glowing reviews ...

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    Report: VW targeting 10M sales in 2014
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    Volkswagen Group believes it can sell over 10 million vehicles in 2014, with hopes of overtaking Toyota as the world's largest automaker in the process. If VW can do it, it would meet that goal four years earlier than planned. Of course, Toyota isn't sitting still – it also hopes to top the ...

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    Study: Small crossover sales explode; in other news, water wet, sun hot
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    The compact crossover has officially become the modern station wagon. For families that need a practical vehicle that combines reasonable fuel economy and utility, they have become a natural choice. A new study by IHS Automotive published by Polk confirms this, with the relatively young market ...

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