Daily Archives: April 29, 2015

Lower-Than-Expected Volume Sales To Weigh On Volkswagen's Financials In Q1

Lower-Than-Expected Volume Sales To Weigh On Volkswagen's Financials In Q1
Part of the problem for the Volkswagen-branded vehicles in the U.S. has been a weak SUV/crossover lineup, a segment which grew by 11.8% to 5.38 million units last year, forming approximately one-third of the net light-duty vehicle sales in the country.
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Hybrid, Electric Car Sales Crumble as Gasoline Prices Remain Low

Hybrid, Electric Car Sales Crumble as Gasoline Prices Remain Low
Wednesday might be the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, but the first three months of 2015 are no cause for celebration among hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric carmakers. For the first quarter of 2015, sales of hybrids like the Prius from Toyota …
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American Axel And Manufacturing Will Benefit From New CAFE Standards (AXL)

American Axel And Manufacturing Will Benefit From New CAFE Standards (AXL)
In 2015, we think the transition becomes more apparent with the company signing new brands while growing their backlog in Asia and Europe. We think Europe will be a huge opportunity for them amid the recent acquisition by ZF Friedrichshafen AG of TRW …
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