Daily Archives: January 17, 2014

Feature Flick: 2014 Detroit Auto Show Hits and Misses

Feature Flick: 2014 Detroit Auto Show Hits and Misses
Then, Kacher predicts what is to come from Volkswagen, including the CrossBlue SUV which will either be produced in the company's Chattanooga, Tennessee plant or in the new VW plant in Mexico. Also in the cards for one of these two plants, according to …
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Younger cars pushed average values up in December

Younger cars pushed average values up in December
"Demand for 4×4 and crossover SUV product is likely to remain strong during the month as a result of adverse weather conditions. What is already clear is that buyers are now in the market replacing vehicles damaged by flooding and this will help ensure …
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SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing in Canada Industry Market Research Report

SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing in Canada Industry Market Research Report
Rising regulatory standards and increasing gasoline prices are anticipated to hamper growth for the SUV and Light Truck Manufacturing industry, resulting in industry operators increasing their emphasis on producing more fuel-efficient compact vehicles …
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Despite premium carmakers going downmarket, luxury auto sales stick at 10-11%

Despite premium carmakers going downmarket, luxury auto sales stick at 10-11%
Their rise, though, is concomitant with the decline of four other segments: compact and midsize cars and fullsize cars and SUVs. We think the next few years that will tell if the small-car expansion can overcome the large-car retraction, with a phalanx …
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