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Top 10 Stories
Chrysler's Marchionne to keynote Automotive Forum in NYC on March 30
Compromise would shield some lenders
Whitacre: GM is on track for pre-June loan repayment
Toyota troubles put spotlight on US safety agency
Toyota sales rebounding
Forget Toyota. Chrysler's got the most problems.
VW, BMW forecast sales growth as German carmakers lead recovery
Chevy getting a marketing reboot
BMW's 2009 profit slides 36%
Can the Toyota way survive Toyota's ways?
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Top 10 Stories
Chrysler's Marchionne to keynote Automotive Forum in NYC on March 30

Register today for the NADA/IHS Global Insight forum bringing 26 leaders together to discuss the economy and future of auto industry
NEW YORK -- Chrysler Group chief executive Sergio Marchionne is scheduled to kick off a day-long automotive forum with a keynote address at the New York Marriott Marquis in Manhattan on March 30.  (Read more)
Source: NADAFrontPage.com

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Compromise would shield some lenders

Payday lenders, pawnbrokers, car dealers and other companies that make loans but do not hold bank charters would be shielded from the scrutiny of a proposed federal consumer protection regulator under the terms of a tentative compromise between senators who are attempting to craft a bipartisan bill. "Creating new regulatory mandates on top of the numerous federal and state requirements that already govern auto financing will only drive up costs, limit vehicle financing options and, for many consumers, effectively eliminate their ability to obtain financing to meet their vehicle needs," (NADA Chairman Ed) Tonkin said. (Read more)
Source: The Washington Post

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Whitacre: GM is on track for pre-June loan repayment

CEO says GM U.S. share stabilizing, wants to see growth
SAN ANTONIO -- General Motors Co. will pay back roughly $8 billion in debt to the United States and Canada before June, CEO Ed Whitacre said (Wednesday). (Read more)
Source: Reuters (Automotive News)

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Toyota troubles put spotlight on US safety agency

WASHINGTON -- Toyota's massive recalls are prompting Congress to reconsider whether the nation's auto safety agency has lived up to its mission of protecting motorists. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Toyota sales rebounding

Zero percent financing, free maintenance, other incentives are drawing buyers in, dealers say
Toyota Motor Corp.'s sales are picking up after the Japanese automaker boosted incentives to contain the damage from two big recalls and continuous reports of Toyota vehicles with problems. (Read more)
Source: The Detroit News

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Forget Toyota. Chrysler's got the most problems.

NEW YORK -- The car company that is off to the worst start of 2010 isn't Toyota. It's Chrysler Group. (Read more)
Source: CNNMoney.com

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VW, BMW forecast sales growth as German carmakers lead recovery

Volkswagen AG plans a second consecutive record year for deliveries and BMW, helped by the new 5-Series sedan, aims for an increase in sales as China, Brazil and the U.S. propel a recovery in the global car market. (Read more)
Source: Bloomberg

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Chevy getting a marketing reboot

A Chevrolet marketing revamp is well under way, a top executive at the automaker indicated Wednesday. (Read more)
Source: Detroit Free Press

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BMW's 2009 profit slides 36%

FRANKFURT -- BMW AG reported a 36% slump in 2009 net profit in a year that saw a steep downturn for luxury car makers, but said Thursday it is cautiously optimistic for 2010. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Can the Toyota way survive Toyota's ways?

NEW YORK -- In the 1950s, a Toyota engineer named Taiichi Ohno, just back from visiting the United States, where he was wowed by its supermarkets, began to think about how he could use what he saw as a way to run a factory. (Read more)
Source: Fortune

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Quotable
 
"The forum is a rare opportunity for automakers, dealers and suppliers to come together in one location and share insights on where the auto industry is headed after nearly two years of turmoil."

   
-- NADA Chairman Ed Tonkin, who will join 25 other leaders from all sectors of the auto industry at Automotive Forum 2010, sponsored by NADA and IHS Global Insight and hosted by the New York International Auto Show, on March 30 in NYC, NADAFrontPage.com, March 10

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Profile: New NADA Chairman Ed Tonkin


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