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FCA cuts Alfa Romeo, Maserati output after China sales blow

FCA has cut production at Italian factories building the Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV and Giulia sedan and the Maserati Levante SUV after new Chinese import rules hit sales, according to union sources.


Compacts outselling midsize cars in 2017

Compact cars are outselling midsize cars this year because five compacts are actually doing well.

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NISSAN: Sentra strategy pays off

Nissan's strategy to pull back from the midsize-car competition in favor of compacts paid off in September, with bigger Sentra sales helping to lift the brand 9.3 percent.

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