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  • Car buyers think big in 1Q, boosting profit at GM

    Encouraged by lower gas prices, consumers in the U.S. spent big in the first quarter on vehicles that carry lots of passengers and cargo — and deliver hefty profit margins for General Motors. The shift to pickups and SUVs helped GM record $2.18...
  • GM CEO dismisses talk of merger with Fiat Chrysler

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra is dismissing any talk of a possible merger with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Barra tells analysts on a conference call that the company is focused on making its business more efficient and taking full advantage of its...
  • GM misses Street 1Q forecasts

    DETROIT (AP) _ General Motors Co. (GM) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $900 million. The Detroit-based company said it had profit of 56 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 86 cents per share. The results...
  • Toyota beats VW, GM for top place in global vehicle sales

    Toyota Motor Corp. is still at the top in global vehicle sales after the first quarter, selling 2.52 million vehicles around the world, outpacing rivals Volkswagen and General Motors even as weakness in Japan dragged on its growth. The Japanese automaker...
  • Ford unveils new Taurus influenced by China

    With its newest Taurus, Ford is joining the race to appeal to Chinese business buyers by offering bigger, more luxurious back seats. The Taurus, Ford Motor Co.'s first full-size sedan in China, is part of what CEO Mark Fields says is a multiyear effort...
  • VW edges GM in 1Q global sales to take at least No. 2 spot

    VW edges GM in 1Q global sales to take at least No. 2 spot
    Volkswagen Group edged out General Motors again to take at least second place in the race to be the world's top-selling automaker. The German automaker said it sold 2.49 million Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda and other brand vehicles from January through...
  • Global, Chinese automakers debut new car models

    Ford showed off its new Taurus and Nissan unveiled a midsize sedan designed for China on Monday at a Shanghai Auto Show that highlighted the commercial resurgence of lower-priced Chinese auto brands. Competition in China is intensifying as economic...
  • Investing: Buffett's best dividend stocks

    This year's annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on May 2 promises to be extra special as Berkshire celebrates its 50th anniversary. CEO Warren Buffett, who is 84 years old, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger, 91, are likely to address what's...
  • GM compensation finds 87 deaths tied to ignition defect

    DETROIT The compensation fund reviewing claims from victims of General Motors defective ignition switches has found 87 deaths tied to the defect and eligible for compensation, up three from the figure reported the week before, according to a weekly...
  • China auto brands enjoying rebound driven by new models

    Chinese auto brands, pressed by foreign competition, are enjoying a rebound as they head into next week's Shanghai auto show, their biggest marketing showcase of the year. For two years, new but ambitious automakers including Geely and Chery steadily...
  • GM shielded from many ignition-switch lawsuits, bankruptcy judge rules

    GM shielded from many ignition-switch lawsuits, bankruptcy judge rules
    General Motors is shielded from claims over deaths and other damages that occurred in crashes before the automaker’s 2009 restructuring in Bankruptcy Court, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, stopping more than 100 cases that center on faulty ignition...