April 04, 2013

Prestige Mini to be first Mini Dealership nationwide to launch eContracting

Mini Financial Services, a division of BMW Group Financial Services, is launching its newest expansion of eContracting to its Mini stores, beginning with Prestige Mini in Ramsey, NJ. This most recent roll-out of the industry-leading platform continues BMW

Working Mother names GM 'Best for Hourly Workers'

Working Mother magazine named General Motors one of the dozen 'Best Companies for Hourly Workers' for 2013, its annual recognition of employers that have the best policies and programs for promoting women and a dynamic work life culture.

"General Motors sets

April 03, 2013

Volvo Car Group launches external, car-enveloping airbag technology

Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) is known all around the world as the undisputed car industry leader in terms of automobile safety. The company unveils another world premiere with the External Vehicle Protection (EnVeloP) system. The announcement comes

Toyota Motor Sales reports 4.8 per cent increase in March sales

Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A., Inc., reported March 2013 sales results of 205,342 units, an increase of 4.8 per cent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis. Unadjusted for 27 selling days in March 2013 versus 28 in March 2012, TMS sales were up one per cent over the

Mini celebrates 500,000 vehicles sold in the USA

"This milestone is an incredible achievement for Mini, and we're proud to have so many Motorers as part of the Mini family," said Jim McDowell, Vice-President - Mini USA. "11 years ago, doubters said a small car could not succeed here, but Mini proved that small could be

Ford expands environment-friendly 3-Wet paint capacity by 50 per cent globally in 2013

Ford Motor Company is expanding its industry-leading 3-Wet paint capacity by 50 per cent this year, adding the environment-friendly process to four more plants on three continents. The actions will reduce CO2 emissions by an estimated 15-25

Mercedes-Benz India registers 5.3 per cent sales growth in the first quarter of 2013

Mercedes-Benz India announced their first quarter sales result of 2009 units for January to March 2013. The company has recorded a growth of 5.3 per cent over the corresponding period of 2012 (total 1908 units were sold by Mercedes-Benz in the period January till March 2012).

Volvo Cars of North America reports 19.8 per cent decrease in March sales

Volvo Cars of North America, LLC, (VCNA) reported US sales of 5,365 units, a 19.8 per cent decrease from March 2012. Year-to-date sales are down 8 per cent over the first three months of 2012.

The S60 sports sedan was the top seller for the month with 1,957

Ford India sells over 7,400 cars in March

Ford India sold more than 7,400 vehicles in combined wholesales and exports in March 2013 as macroeconomic factors, including high inflation and high interest rates, continued to dampen consumer sentiment and contribute to an industry slowdown.

Chrysler Group LLC reports 5 per cent increase in March 2013 US sales

Chrysler Group LLC reported US sales of 171,606 units, a 5 per cent increase compared with sales in March 2012 (163,381 units), and the group's best monthly sales since December 2007.

The Dodge, Ram Truck and Fiat brands each posted year-over-year sales

General Motors reports best March sales in five years

General Motors Co. sold 245,950 vehicles in the United States in March, up 6 per cent compared with a year ago. Retail sales increased 4 per cent, fleet sales were up 12 per cent and the fleet mix was 27 per cent of total sales.

"GM delivered its best March sales in five

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