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Volkswagen AG sees profit up 18% in fourth quarter


The biggest European automaker, the VW Group has announced very good fourth quarter results, in which its spending for developing new models and production expansion has been more than balanced by the record sales of Audi and Porsche. According to Bloomberg analyst calculations, the group’s earnings before interest and taxes went up to 3.11 billion euros ($4.27 billion), improved from 2.64 ...
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Tesla sees good quarter sales, stock surges again
The electric carmaker rose the most in six weeks in New York trading after saying it delivered 6,900 Model S sedans in the fourth quarter, pushing full-year sales beyond the ...
PSA’s CFO predicts fourth-quarter market share gains
The French automaker, Europe’s second-biggest carmaker, after the VW Group, forecast a fourth-quarter market share increase on the continent because of increased demand for its new models. Peugeot, which saw a ...
Garmin forecasts sales of its navigation devices will fall by 20 percent in 2013
Garmin said it expects to sell fewer GPS navigation devices in 2013, with the company also forecasting full-year results below analysts' estimates. The announcement sent its shares down 12 percent to ...
GM Reports Fourth Quarter Profit Up 89%
GM reported fourth quarter profit up 89%, which would have been even higher hasn’t it been for the $700 million losses in Europe. During the fourth quarter GM earned a net ...
German Economy Dropped More than Predicted During Fourth Quarter
During the fourth quarter economy in Germany dropped lower than analysts’ forecast, as exports declined. During the fourth quarter, gross domestic product dropped 0.6% from the third quarter, when it saw ...
BMW X1 M35i xDrive going to the United States
The German based automaker BMW is planning to unveil the X1 M35i xDrive on the North American market later this year. Even if there is no official word from BMW on ...
Q3 imports in China exceeded 700,000 vehicles
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Ford:  $1.2 billion U.S. pension contribution in 2011’s first nine months
From July until September 2011, Ford Motor Co. contributed $200 million to its worldwide pension plans. The cumulative contribution for Jan – Sept period reaches $1 billion. That comes as ...
Ford’s global output in Q4 2011 is forecasted at 1,370,000 units
According to the most recent statements of Ford, North America is the only market that will allow sales increases for the remaining of 2011, while Europe and other regions register ...

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