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Emission Probe in Europe: German Automakers in Focus

2018-09-20 zacks
Almost after a year of conducting raids on German automakers, regulators of European Union have initiated an in-depth probe to determine whether a possible collusion between the top automakers has taken place to delay the development of vehicle emission technologies. Five German automakers facing investigation are Daimler AG (DDAIF - Free Report) , BMW AG (BAMXF - Free Report) and Volkswagen AG (VLKAY - Free Report) as well as its two brands i.
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Auto Stock Roundup: German Automakers Under EU Radar, GM Recalls, Thor to Buy EHG

2018-09-20 zacks
Last week witnessed the troubled German automakers facing regulatory probe. European Union regulators opened an in-depth investigation to find out whether there was a possible collusion between top automakers to impede the development of emission technologies. It will be investigated whether the companies decided not to compete with each other by developing catalytic reduction systems to curb pollution from gasoline or diesel-engine passenger cars.
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Volkswagen Intends to Build 10M Electric Cars in MEB Platform

2018-09-18 zacks
Volkswagen AG (VLKAY - Free Report) intends to manufacture 10 million electric cars (e-cars) by utilizing its new modular MEB platform, per Reuters. This is in sync with this German auto giant’s target of starting the global mass production of e-cars toward the end of 2022. Per the news, this auto giant will build vehicles of 27 models, using the MEB — or modular electrification kit — at its plant in Zwickau, Germany, late 2019.
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Tesla's Brand Strength: Beyond The Smoke And Noise

2018-09-14 seekingalpha - 1
The volume of commentary is actually a prime indicator of Tesla's growing mindshare and brand value.
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Automakers Battle China Woes: F, GM and Others in Focus

2018-09-12 zacks
Automobile sales in China, the biggest global auto market, have been declining in recent times. Vehicle sales in Chinese mainland declined for the second straight month in August due to economic malaise and the ongoing trade spat with Washington. According to data provided by China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM), in August, auto sales in China fell 3.8% year over year to 2.1 million.
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Daimler AG: Huge Margin Of Safety At 6.5x Earnings And A 20% FCF Yield

2018-09-11 seekingalpha - 2
Daimler stock has dropped almost 30% in the past few months on tariff concerns and global growth worries.
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Auto Recall Blues Continue: Toyota, Ford & Others in Focus

2018-09-10 zacks
Recalls are rampant in the auto industry across the globe, with a steep rise noticed in recent years. A recall is issued when a vehicle or its parts do not comply with the stipulated safety standards or poses safety risks to passengers. In the event of a recall, manufacturers are required to sort out the problem through repair, replacement and refund or in extreme cases repurchase of the faulty vehicle.
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Passenger Car Sales Hit Low: Will Others Follow Ford's Suit?

2018-09-07 zacks - 1
A thriving economy and favorable job market are boosting consumers’ confidence in buying vehicles from a diverse range available in the market. With steady sales, the auto industry is witnessing a preference shift from passenger cars to sports utility vehicles (SUVs), pickup trucks and crossovers. Spacious vehicles like SUVs are a more striking option for consumers, thus, leading to a plunging demand for passenger cars.
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Why I Hate This 5.8% Yielding Stock But Still Love The Company

2018-09-06 seekingalpha
Stocks from German car manufacturers continue to perform badly in 2018 on omnipresent tariff fears and the dawn of a new automobile era.
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Mercedes Launches 279 Mile Range All-Electric SUV To Do Battle With Tesla, Jaguar And Audi

2018-09-05 seekingalpha
Four years after the go-ahead, the all-electric Mercedes SUV has finally been unveiled. Production begins in 2019 and will include deliveries to Germany, Europe and China.
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Foreign Autos Stock Outlook: Near-Term Bumps on Growth Track

2018-09-04 zacks
The global automotive market continues to grow but demand in key markets is easing. A modest global economic outlook for 2018 and 2019 along with robust demand in some emerging markets in Asia has kept hopes alive for the industry amid growing trade tensions. Foreign automakers play a key role in the U.S. auto space. In fact, vehicles that are imported and those built by foreign manufacturers in the United States have a huge impact on the automotive industry.
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Swedish Car Market Falls 32% After Imposing California-Style Emissions Taxation

2018-09-04 seekingalpha
California and several other U.S. states are imposing new emissions laws and de-facto taxation to reduce gasoline/diesel car sales, while increasing electric car sales.
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EV Company News For The Month Of August 2018

2018-09-02 seekingalpha - 1
Global electric car sales - US electric car market share hits a record 2.2% in July. Q2, 2018 EV sales up 77% YoY. Tesla moves to be number 1 globally.
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Stocks To Watch: Time To Talk Valuation

2018-09-01 seekingalpha - 8
Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning.
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