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Ferrari’s sales slow down, but profits accelerate


In a stark contrast to the general automakers rush to become the No.1 in worldwide sales, high-end luxury companies like Ferrari, Bentley or Rolls-Royce fight to balance sales with earnings margins. And when such companies boast that reaching record sales is not their highest priority, we can only imagine the other one is – as in the high stratosphere of the ...
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Tesla first quarter results miss expectations
Tesla Motors, the Californian automaker that produces only one electric car – the Model S – managed to post better than forecast first-quarter operating profit but disappointed with second quarter ...
BMW manages a successful first quarter
According to the German automaker, which is the biggest globally in the luxury segment, its first quarter profit went up by 2.6% thanks to rising demand for its SUV models, ...
Ford Q1 profit misses estimates
While the No.2 US automaker did register a profit, it’s first quarter financial tally missed analysts estimates as warranty costs and the weather dented North America’s gains. As the carmaker reported ...
Renault sales strong, but Q1 revenue still slips
The French company, which is currently Europe’s third largest automaker, has reported its first quarter revenue went down 0.1% as bigger car sales were beaten by the euro’s gain on ...
GM’s first quarter profit goes down, but is higher than expected
Because of the cost of the recall of the 2.6 million cars equipped with the defective ignition switch, General Motors posted a profit decrease of 88% from the first quarter ...
First quarter sees Toyota on top
We’re actually getting used to it now – Toyota has again managed to outsell General Motors and Volkswagen this past quarter. The Japanese company managed to beat both – while in ...
China: Ford on its way to pass Nissan and Hyundai
Although a late comer in the world’s largest auto market, the No.2 US automaker has been making a dent there – and with a sales jump of no less than ...
BMW gets back to No.1 after March growth
While in January and February its Audi rival managed to snatch first place by an incredibly small margin, March put the record straight, with BMW increasing sales to a comfortable ...
After Mercedes, Audi also hits record sales in Q1
It looks like the premium battle is hotter than ever, with third-place holder Mercedes-Benz increasing to record deliveries and now second-place holder Audi also reaching all-time high figures. While the No.1 ...

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