David Phillips

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GM, Nissan, Chrysler gains propel market to 9% increase
8:00 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1 | UPDATED: 10/2/14 9:01 am ET - adds Marchionne comment
U.S. light-vehicle sales -- paced by truck-fueled gains at GM, Chrysler Group and Nissan Group -- rose 9 percent in a September marked by sharp brand advances and a few s ...


Paris preview
9:11 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30

Media previews for the 2014 Paris auto show open Thursday and Daimler AG CEO Dieter Zetsche offered an early look at what's to come when he helped unveil the ...



Honda plans 'bold' styling, major upgrades to refreshed '15 CR-V
9:14 am U.S. ET | Sept. 22
The CR-V, the nation's top-selling crossover, is getting new, aggressive and bold styling that portends significant enhancements for 2015, the company said today. ...


Chrysler, Nissan, Toyota post big gains as August volume leaps 6%
8:15 am U.S. ET | Sept. 3 | UPDATED: 9/4/14 6:57 am ET - more details added
U.S. light-vehicle sales, led by double-digit increases at Chrysler Group and Nissan Motor, rose 6 percent in August, helped by generous Labor Day holiday deals and highe ...


GM, museum to restore 3 of 8 prized 'Vettes damaged by sinkhole
12:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 30
GM and the National Corvette Museum will restore three of eight prized Chevrolet Corvettes damaged in February when they tumbled into a giant sinkhole that developed bene ...


Ford, Chevy titans clash on incentives
12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18
Ford and Chevrolet — both looking to claw back market share they have relinquished this year — have touched off an earlier-than-usual round of late-summer inc ...


Ford, Chevy dangle new deals as U.S. sales, share lag
5:15 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 14
Ford and Chevrolet are getting a jump-start on summer clearance deals to spur sluggish U.S. sales and stem market-share losses. ...


Sales climb 9 percent to 1.4M vehicles as SAAR hits 16.5M
5:45 am U.S. ET | Aug. 1 | UPDATED: 8/1/14 9:23 pm ET
U.S. auto sales, led by Chrysler's 20 percent advance and solid gains of 10 percent or more at Toyota, Nissan, and Ford, rose 9 percent in July to 1.435 million. ...


Land Rover preps Discovery Sport with room for 7
10:33 pm U.S. ET | July 29
Land Rover confirmed plans Tuesday to offer a Discovery Sport model -- billed as a compact, family SUV -- that will be available with seating for seven passengers in a 5+ ...


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