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GM’s 2012 Performance Slips Amid European Woes and Lower Market Share

Filed under: Company News, Earnings, General Motors, Automotive Industry

General Motors’ (GM) earnings and market share were down in 2012 despite a better year for car sales in the U.S., a combination that soured Wall Street on the automaker’s fourt…

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Ford Earnings: F-Series Pickups Drive Profits for the Blue Oval

Filed under: Earnings, Automotive Industry, FordFord (F) reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 earnings on Tuesday, and the overall numbers were good ones — in fact, they were the best fourth-quarter results for the company in more than a dec…

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Ford Resurrects Lincoln: What This Luxury Relaunch Really Means

Filed under: Company News, Ford Motor Co, Toyota, General Motors, AutosFord (F) unveiled a surprise this week: It’s relaunching the Lincoln brand. The company is committing more than $1 billion for a slew of new Lincoln models, a robust promotional cam…

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Hurricane Sandy Boosts Car Sales in November

Filed under: AutosThe auto industry wins the silver lining award from the affects of Hurricane Sandy: November car sales jumped 15 percent on strong demand from people replacing cars destroyed by the storm, Americans feeling more confident in the econo…

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Couple Convicted of Stealing Hybrid Car Trade Secrets from GM for China

Filed under: General Motors, Autos, CrimeBy Eddie Allen

DETROIT — A former General Motors engineer and her husband were found guilty on Friday of conspiring to steal the automaker’s trade secrets.

Shanshan Du, 53, the former GM employee, was ruled g…

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