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Analysts: October Auto Sales Picked Up Speed
Hyundai, Kia Post Record Monthly Sales in Oct
Ford Sees Sales of 13 Million
For GM IPO, the Government is Back-Seat Driver
Opinion: Obama's Electric-Car Cult
Pontiac, Maker of Muscle Cars, Ends After 84 Years
N.H. Auto Dealers Partner with (Department of Environmental Services)
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Analysts: October Auto Sales Picked Up Speed

U.S. auto sales appear to have gathered pace in October, buoyed by a rise in the availability of car loans. Auto analysts say the selling rate may have risen to its highest level this year. (Read more)
Source: The Detroit News

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Hyundai, Kia Post Record Monthly Sales in Oct

SEOUL — South Korea's Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia Motors posted record-monthly car sales, thanks to strong overseas sales fueled by their new models. (Read more)
Source: Reuters

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Ford Sees Sales of 13 Million

Mulally promises Lincoln dealers top-flight cars

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. expects U.S. annual light-vehicle sales to reach close to 13 million in 2011, as the economy rebounds. In other news, (CEO Alan) Mulally said Lincoln dealers should trust that the automaker will develop top-flight luxury vehicles for them to sell. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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For GM IPO, the Government is Back-Seat Driver

Steve Girsky remembers sitting at his kitchen table in New York on the eve of President Barack Obama's election when he realized that General Motors was going to run out of cash. Two years after Girsky's kitchen table reckoning, the agenda for GM remains dominated by the U.S. election cycle as the automaker reaches the final stage of preparation for an initial public offering to pay some of the roughly $40 billion it owes American taxpayers. (Read more)
Source: Reuters

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Opinion: Obama's Electric-Car Cult
By Charles Lane

In short, the Obama administration's commitment of $5 billion in loans and grants for electric cars is the biggest taxpayer rip-off since corn-based ethanol. (Read more)
Source: The Washington Post 

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Pontiac, Maker of Muscle Cars, Ends After 84 Years

DETROIT — Pontiac, whose muscle cars drag-raced down boulevards, parked at drive-ins and roared across movie screens, (went) out of business on Sunday. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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N.H. Auto Dealers Partner with (Department of Environmental Services)

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and New Hampshire Automobile Dealers Association have signed a partnership agreement to recognize their common goals of enhancing environmental regulatory awareness in the motor vehicle industry and improving environmental protection. (Read more)
Source: Portsmouth Herald (Portsmouth, N.H.)

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Quotable
 
" ... the Obama administration's commitment of $5 billion in loans and grants for electric cars is the biggest taxpayer rip-off since corn-based ethanol."

    -- Charles Lane, a member of The Washington Post's editorial page staff, The Washington Post, Oct. 30

Video Highlights
 

NADA Chairman Ed Tonkin Speaks to the Automotive Press


NADA Convention Chairman Jack Caldwell: Registration Numbers Ahead of Last Year


 
UPCOMING SEMINARS

Webinar: The New Risk-Based Pricing Rule (Nov. 3)

NADA's 'Dealer Day' Conference at 2010 SEMA Show in Las Vegas (Nov. 3)

MarketINSIGHT Webinar on Social Media ROI (Nov. 16)

To register for NADA U training, sign in to NADA U, then go to the NADA U Store, select “Webinars & Seminars” under “Products,” and follow the ordering instructions.


NADA Convention

‘Aftermarket Zone’ at the NADA Convention Sells Out

The “Aftermarket Zone” at the 2011 NADA Convention & Expo in San Francisco has sold out. The “Aftermarket Zone,” which has doubled in size since debuting at the 2010 convention, will showcase 15 companies in more than 8,000 square feet of booth space. For more information, click here.


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Lenovo's PC Discounts

NADA members and their staff can save an additional 10 percent off the sale price of all ThinkPad T series and ThinkPad X series PCs by using eCoupon USX10TX1104 at checkout. This offer expires Nov. 30. To learn more about this offer and other discounted Lenovo products go to NADA's PC Purchase Program site (member log in required)

 
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