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Chrysler signals it won't follow GM on dealer reinstatement
Utah legislature OKs bill to reinstate Chrysler dealers
Like GM, Chrysler should reinstate rejected dealers, lawmaker says
GM discusses settlement offers with dealers
Toyota faced with 2 more cases of runaway Priuses
Toyota's recall costs could top $5 billion
Toyota expands Tundra recall to cover entire U.S.
Clunkers program didn't hurt future sales, study says
Saab starts shipping to U.S. dealers as it rolls back prices
Audi to make push to accelerate sales
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Top 10 Stories
Chrysler signals it won't follow GM on dealer reinstatement

WASHINGTON -- Chrysler Group, reacting to General Motors Co.'s plans to reinstate 661 rejected dealerships, is signaling that it will not follow suit while noting that the number of arbitration claims involving its former dealers has fallen 5 percent. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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Utah legislature OKs bill to reinstate Chrysler dealers

Ten Utah Chrysler dealers who lost their franchises as a result of the automaker's bankruptcy could have their businesses restored and be allowed to sue for damages under legislation headed to Gov. Gary Herbert's desk. (Read more)
Source: Salt Lake Tribune

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Like GM, Chrysler should reinstate rejected dealers, lawmaker says

WASHINGTON -- A senior U.S. lawmaker is calling on Chrysler Group to follow General Motors Co.'s lead and reinstate rejected dealerships. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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GM discusses settlement offers with dealers

General Motors Co. is contacting dealers slated to be dropped from its sales network to discuss settlement offers, an effort to avoid drawn-out arbitration with hundreds of franchise owners. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Toyota faced with 2 more cases of runaway Priuses

As Toyota sought to contain the fallout from a California sudden-acceleration case involving a Prius, another driver's out-of-control Prius slammed into a stone wall in New York on Tuesday. (Read more)
Source: USA TODAY

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Toyota's recall costs could top $5 billion

TOKYO -- The financial impact on Toyota Motor Corp. from its global recall could total more than $5 billion over the next year, due to increased incentive campaigns, litigation costs and marketing efforts by the embattled car maker, analysts say. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Toyota expands Tundra recall to cover entire U.S.

DETROIT -- Toyota said it would expand a November recall to fix all U.S, Tundra pickups for the 2000 to 2003 model years to address a risk that part of the truck's frame could corrode, causing spare tires or even the gas tank to drop to the road. (Read more)
Source: Reuters (Automotive News)

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Clunkers program didn't hurt future sales, study says

DETROIT -- Last year's cash-for-clunkers program increased U.S. sales without damaging the number of future automobile purchases, as previously feared by critics, according to a study by Maritz Automotive Research Group. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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Saab starts shipping to U.S. dealers as it rolls back prices

DETROIT -- Saab Cars North America, seeking sales momentum under new ownership, is lowering prices for its 2010 9-3s by 4 to 12 percent. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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Audi to make push to accelerate sales

INGOLSTADT, Germany -- Volkswagen AG's Audi AG unit Tuesday said net profit slumped 40% in 2009 as demand for luxury cars waned amid the economic downturn, but the premium brand is gearing up for a speedy recovery as it aims this year to sell more than a million cars. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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"There's no quicker or easier way to build this network than to reinstate its terminated car dealerships."

   
-- Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., calling on Chrysler Group to follow General Motors Co.'s lead and reinstate rejected dealerships, Automotive News, March 10


"We...plan to deliver over one million Audi vehicles to customers as early as this year..." 

    -- Audi Chief Financial Officer Axel Strotbek, The Wall Street Journal, March 10

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