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C-Max Energi cutaway (Ford photo)

Ford Delivers Best Hybrid Sales Quarter Ever

Ford delivered its best hybrid sales quarter ever in the first quarter of 2013 with sales totaling 21,080 vehicles — marking the first time Ford has sold more than 20,000 hybrids in a quarter. Ford’s hybrid sales were up 324 percent nationally over 2012, achieving 16 percent share of the electrified vehicle market — up from 4 percent last year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

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Solid GM Earnings Lead To Large Profit Sharing Checks

General Motors made $4.9 billion in 2012, strong North America showing means $6750 profit sharing checks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

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Michigan Senate Votes To Cut Tax For Vehicle Sales

Michigan residents would pay a lower sales tax when they trade in cars under legislation overwhelming approved Wednesday by the state Senate as lawmakers seek to jumpstart car sales with a proposal that has stalled in recent years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

Car Sales Roar Into New Year

Ford sales jump 22 percent in January. Chrysler and GM post 16 percent sales gains.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2013

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Chrysler Sales Up 16 Percent In January

Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 16 percent last month for its best January in five years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/01/2013

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Why Car Sales Are Strong In The US

U.S. auto sales hit a five-year high in 2012, as low interest rates, improving consumer confidence and – most important – some great new cars drew buyers into dealerships.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/03/2013

C-Max Energi cutaway (Ford photo)

Ford C-Max Is Fastest-Selling Hybrid Ever at Launch

Ford’s new C-Max has become the fastest-selling hybrid ever at launch, with 8,030 sales in its first two full months on the market in October and November. This significantly outpaces Toyota Camry Hybrid’s 7,300 sales in its first two full months in May and June 2006.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2012

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Comerica Economic Update Finds Michigan Job Growth Slowing

A slowdown in job growth is seen in southeast Michigan by Comerica Bank as auto sales are leveling off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/05/2012

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October Car Sales Strong, Despite The Storm

Chrysler sales are up 10 percent; General Motors up 5 percent, and Ford sales are flat.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2012

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GM Posts $1.5B Profit In 2Q Despite Problems In Europe

Problems in Europe took a big bite out of GM’s second quarter earnings, but not quite as much as analysts expected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/02/2012

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