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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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Chrysler Posts $436M 2nd-Quarter Profit

Chrysler today reported a second-quarter net income of $436 million, a more than $800 million turnaround from a year ago, when the automaker paid off the last of its government bailout loans.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2012

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Car Sales Jump Double Digits; Toyota And Chrysler Lead The Way

All three domestic car companies posted double-digit sales increases in May. There are also signs that the Japanese carmakers are rebounding from last year’s earthquake and tsunami.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/01/2012

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Used Car Lot Overload Along 8 Mile

Have they got a car for you! There are at least 67 used car dealerships along the 8 Mile Road corridor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012

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GM Posts $1B Profit In First Quarter

General Motors improved its earnings in North America, making $1.7 billion in its home market.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/03/2012

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March Roars With Strong Car Sales

All three domestic car companies are reporting strong sales for March, as we could end up seeing the best sales month since August of 2007.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2012

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