Wednesday, August 12, 2020

All posts tagged "Autos"

  • Puerto Rico’s Auto Loans Portfolio Fell 2.6% to $6.5B Through Last September

    While Puerto Rico’s new-vehicle market fell 7.8% to 81,353 new units sold last year, the island’s auto loans portfolio dipped only 2.6% to $6.5 billion through September, the latest figures available, thanks to the financing of used...

    • Posted February 16, 2016
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  • Puerto Rico’s Auto Industry Concerned After Worst January On Record

    SAN JUAN — After closing 2015 with new-auto sales down 7.8%, marking the third straight year of negative sales, Puerto Rico’s auto distributors reported a mere 5,582 new units sold last month—their worst January on record. According...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Fiat Chrysler Bets on SUV Craze, Sees Jeep Sales Soaring

    DETROIT – Fiat Chrysler is betting the SUV craze is here to stay and drivers around the world will want even more Jeeps. The company predicts Jeep brand sales will nearly double to 2 million worldwide by...

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • EU Proposes Tougher Tests for Cars amid Emissions Scandal

    BRUSSELS – The European Union’s executive has proposed wholesale changes to tests for new car models to crack down on excessive emissions and avoid scandals like the one that hit Volkswagen and the automobile sector last year....

    • Posted January 27, 2016
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  • Lincoln Revives the Continental, with Eye on China

    DETROIT – The Lincoln Continental has a storied past. Now it has a future. The new Continental full-size sedan is set to debut Tuesday at the North American International Auto Show. It goes on sale this fall...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • First NYC Trial Underway in GM Ignition Switch Recall Case

    NEW YORK – Opening statements are ready to begin in the first trial to result from hundreds of federal lawsuits brought against General Motors after faulty ignition switches led to massive recalls. The attorney for an Oklahoma...

    • Posted January 12, 2016
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  • VW CEO Plans to Submit Emissions Fixes to EPA Chief

    DETROIT – Volkswagen’s new chief executive plans to present remedies for fixing diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests when he meets with the top U.S. environmental regulator this week. CEO Matthias Mueller said that as of...

    • Posted January 10, 2016
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  • Obama says he’ll Attend Detroit Auto Show Later this Month

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama plans to celebrate the resurgent U.S. auto industry by visiting the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this month. The industry was in danger of collapse when Obama took office in...

    • Posted January 9, 2016
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  • Feds: Non-Jeep Car Radios aren’t Vulnerable to Hacking

    DETROIT – U.S. safety regulators have determined that only Fiat Chrysler radios have a security flaw that allowed friendly hackers to take control of a Jeep last year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents...

    • Posted January 9, 2016
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  • From the High-Flying to the Practical: CES 2016 in Brief

    LAS VEGAS – This year’s CES gadget show, like ones before it, showed off a mix of the dreamy and the practical in technology. Gadget prototypes promised us fully autonomous vehicles carrying commuters on the streets and...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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