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European new-car sales rise 5% in October

Nov. 19, 2013 08:34 CET
European car registrations rose 5 percent in October, marking the first back-to-back gains in monthly sales in two years, as a government scrappage program helped push a delivery surge in Spain.... Read More »


German, Japanese carmakers drive Mexican auto-industry expansion

Oct. 21, 2013 13:36 CET
The Mexican auto industry is about to go on a $10 billion factory-building spree, spearheaded by German and Japanese automakers.... Read More »


GM chases big profits with full-sized SUVs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 16, 2013
GM's unveiling last week of the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe -- along with their platform siblings, the GMC Yukon and Yukon XL -- marked the first redesign of the body-on-frame trucks in eight years.... Read More »


EV fast charger installation to soar, study says

2:05 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 28, 2013
Rapid development of fast-charging technologies for electric vehicles will lead to the installation of 199,000 fast-charging stations worldwide by the end of the decade -- more than 100 times the number of the stations in 2012, a study by IHS Automotive says.... Read More »


GM stays bullish on Cadillac ELR pricing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
When General Motors executives unveiled the Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid in January, they telegraphed their plans for a lofty sticker price intended to convey exclusivity.... Read More »


IHS: R.L. Polk deal to boost 2013 revenue to about $1.8 billion

3:44 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2013
IHS increased its 2013 revenue forecast to account for its acquisition of RL Polk. IHS, a global information company with businesses that include defense industry publisher Jane's, energy research firm CERA and economics firm Global Insight, expects revenues in the range of $1.8 billion to $1.82 billion for the fiscal year ending Nov. 30.... Read More »


IHS closes deal to acquire R.L. Polk

10:11 am U.S. ET | July 16, 2013
The IHS acquisition of global automotive information provider RL Polk closed Monday, a little more than a month after the deal was announced, IHS said in a statement today.... Read More »


IHS expects to complete Polk acquisition in mid-July

4:18 pm U.S. ET | July 3, 2013
IHS said its purchase of R.L. Polk, which provides automotive data and marketing services, should be finalized the week of July 15.... Read More »


GM goes dark on output stats, causes stir

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 17, 2013
General Motors' decision to stop publicly disclosing monthly production numbers has touched off concern among industry analysts and economists, as well as suppliers that rely on the data for their production plans.... Read More »


With Polk deal, IHS expands auto data empire

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 17, 2013
One of the best-known and longstanding names in automotive data, R.L. Polk, is being absorbed into one of the fastest-growing research firms, IHS Automotive.... Read More »


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