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GM Reclaims Crown as No.1 Global Car Company

Filed under: Toyota, General Motors, AutosToyota (TM) took the spot as the world’s No.1 car company in 2009, replacing GM (GM) which held the honor for decades. Now, GM has taken the position back based on its data from the first half and numbers from …

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Why Wall Street Is Betting Against GM

Filed under: Company News, Honda Motor Co, Toyota, General Motors, AutosShort sellers have significantly increased their bet that GM (GM) shares are going to drop: Short interest in the No.1 U.S. car company jumped 26.5% to 41.5 million shares in the t…

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Car Prices Quietly Spike As Japanese Model Shortages Grow

Filed under: Economy, Honda Motor Co, Toyota, General Motors, AutosCar prices have risen quickly and quietly in the last few weeks, and it’s not just due to increases announced by auto manufacturers to offset higher material costs. According to auto in…

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Wall Street Ups Bet Against Ford’s Stock

Filed under: Company News, Investing, Ford Motor Co, Toyota, Stocks in the News, Market NewsThe short interest in Ford (F) rose 12% in the period which ended April 29, to almost 177 million share. That was after the No. 2 U.S. car maker reported a shar…

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Automakers’ Next Big Worry: A Sales Slowdown in China

The major players in the auto industry have had it rough in the past few years, first with the massive sales declines caused by the recession, and more recently, with the disaster in Japan. But the next challenge they face is al…

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