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China’s strong data sparks major stock rally with economic stimulus ‘bearing fruit’

Global stock markets were broadly higher Wednesday after China released positive GDP, industrial, retail and investment data.

Cars are driving us into recession

In the US, 7 million Americans have gone into "serious delinquency" on their car loans. And in Europe, many people have simply stopped buying cars.
The SUV boom has left US car companies on the back foot.

America’s love for SUVs caught US carmakers off guard. Now, overcapacity is looking eerily similar to the era before the auto bailout

Overcapacity is crippling the US automotive industry during what should be a boom time for carmakers.

Critics are once again predicting the US auto industry will tank, but they should be careful of what they wish for

For 2018, automakers again posted near-record US sales. The news was greeted by a round of doomsaying about the 2019 market.
Boring Company founder Elon Musk.

Tesla is sliding after its sales in China crashed 70% in October amid Trump’s trade war

Tesla slid as much as 2.27% early Tuesday after a report said its sales in China crashed 70% in October because of President Donald Trump's trade war.
A Ford sedan on the verge of a sinkhole in China in 2014.

Ford’s sales in China collapsed 43% in September amid Trump’s trade war and an economic slowdown

Ford's sales in China dropped by 43% in September compared with the same month in 2017. The drop was attributed to a combination of Ford's restructuring, a slowing Chinese economy, and the growing US-China trade war.

Ford’s decision to eliminate passenger cars and concentrate on pickups and SUVs is paying off

Ford posted US sales gains in August even as the overall market has flattened. Pickup trucks and SUVs drove the gains. Ford made a strategic decision to all but eliminate passenger cars from its portfolio in coming years.
The new Nissan Altima.

Nissan’s big sales dip in April shouldn’t have surprised anybody

Nissan-Renault-Mitsubishi's strategy is global, and that led it to win the worldwide sales crown in 2017. But in the US, Nissan has a classic product problem. It's cars and trucks are good enough to convince buyers to take a look but Nissan has to discount to make sales.
The new Jaguar I-PACE.

Automakers are facing an unprecedented shift in the industry — and it’s great news for consumers

It's a fortunate historical anomaly for the car business: an extended sales cycle, cheap credit, affordable gas, and a boom in profitable vehicles.