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Automakers Beating Fuel Economy Expectations Despite An Upswing In Truck/SUV Sales

Automakers Beating Fuel Economy Expectations Despite An Upswing In Truck/SUV Sales
For 2016, the so-called CAFE standards (it stands for corporate average fuel economy) require automakers to obtain an average rating of 35.5 mpg across all of its light-duty vehicle lines in the U.S., or at least under the convoluted methods in which …
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Midsize Sales Growth Sparks Speculation on Next Nissan Frontier

Midsize Sales Growth Sparks Speculation on Next Nissan Frontier
Although the midsize pickup segment is not growing in nameplates (there are fewer than there were five years ago), it has been growing in sales, with 2015 sales up more than 35 percent from the year before. Given GM's announcement that it's increasing …
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Auto Industry Sales Explode in an Ever-Changing Market

Auto Industry Sales Explode in an Ever-Changing Market
Where once midsize sedans were the biggest-selling segment, those traditional cars have been replaced by so-called crossover models that marry the fuel economy and size of a passenger car with the interior space and utility of an S.U.V.. The research …
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Cheap gasoline hammers 2016 Honda Fit sales in U.S.

Cheap gasoline hammers 2016 Honda Fit sales in U.S.
By introducing a coupe-like subcompact crossover featuring 2-row near flat deck versatility, and an all-wheel-drive option, Honda captures sales from all demographics looking to move up into SUV-like utility, while preserving sub-compact fuel economy.
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VW sales advance in May, outpacing most automakers

VW sales advance in May, outpacing most automakers
The Touareg SUV, refreshed for 2015, recorded sales of 700 units, up 26.8 percent from a year ago. The smaller Tiguan SUV posted sales of 3,079 units, up 16.2 percent. But sales of the Chattanooga-made Passat midsize sedan came in at 8,180, down 8.7 …
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May car sales see big gains

May car sales see big gains
Historically, demand for SUVs came from large and expanding families. Now, customers come into the dealership knowing exactly what they want: an SUV … 25 percent increase in sales May 2014 to May 2015. Toyota nationally: 0.3 percent decrease in sales.
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US auto sales expected to beat forecasts in May thanks to strong Memorial Day

US auto sales expected to beat forecasts in May thanks to strong Memorial Day
Automakers release vehicle sales for May 2015 on Tuesday,… (Associated Press) … Sales of its best-seller, the Chevrolet Silverado pickup, rose 11 percent, and Buick's two small SUVs — the Encore and Enclave — both saw 20 percent gains. But car …
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