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Auto Sales Growth Rates to Slow

Advances in technology, tougher legislation, shorter product cycles and increased launches will create a challenging, yet opportunistic environment in the years ahead for original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and suppliers, according to IHS Automotive. Continue reading

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Cheap Oil Good for Automakers?

Spurred by reduced pump prices, U.S. consumer confidence is expected to continue to rise, resulting in a potential shift to larger, more profitable vehicles in the U.S. and Canada since these vehicles will be more affordable to own and the value of fuel economy becomes less important to consumers. Continue reading

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SUVs, Crossovers Most Popular Styles in US for First Time

The claim, part of a long-running trend, comes from an analysis of registration data for the first five months of 2014. Continue reading

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Japan Earthquake Causes Loss of 320,000 Vehicles. More Plant Shutdowns on Way and the Worst is yet to Come

“The Japan disaster has had a profound effect on the automotive industry,” said IHS Automotive Director Michael Robinet, noting that 13% of the global automotive industry is shut down and companies have lost 320,000 units of production since the earthquake, tsunami and power disruptions. Continue reading

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