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Today's News: December 1, 2015

KBB in the News

New-car transaction price growth slows, up less than 1 percent in November 2015, according to Kelley Blue Book

USA TODAY: Emissions scandal crushes Volkswagen sales in November

USA TODAY: As auto sales sizzle, hot SUVs and pickups in short supply

Bloomberg: Toyota, Nissan lead U.S. sales boom as dealmaking stirs demand

FOX Business: Wall Street limits gains as U.S. factory activity contracts Auto sales figures expected to cheer automakers

TheStreet: Why this won’t be a December to remember for most car buyers

24/7 Wall St: Chrysler November sales rise 3% on Jeep strength

Automotive News: Acrimony lingers as Ford, Toyota go solo in race for hybrid pickups

Automotive News: What people are saying about Mazda’s revamped CX-9

The Detroit News: Fiat Chrysler, GM and Ford post Nov. sales gains

The Detroit Bureau: November truck sales set industry up for all-time record

WardsAuto: Generous incentives, sweet lease deals worry auto analysts

The Boston Globe: Mark Wahlberg’s sneaker collection worth $100,000

Daily Parent: 11 winter travel tips that could save your life

The Dollar Stretcher: Buy new wheels on the web Editorial

2016 BMW 3 Series: The 2016 BMW 3 Series boasts lively manners, enviable badge appeal and a wide lineup, but rivals are right on its tail or ahead of its nose

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque: From a major creator of the sport-utility vehicle, the 2016 Range Rover Evoque is unlike any SUV that’s gone before; no more box on wheels

2016 Toyota Yaris: The 2016 Toyota Yaris is the little subcompact with European styling and a choice of 3- or 5-door models


OEM/Vehicle News

Volkswagen, DOJ want diesel civil cases heard in Detroit

Overheard: November car sales

GM posts sales increase powered by crossovers

Ford trucks lead small sales gain in November

Ford’s manufacturing and labor chief to retire

Bugatti has already taken more than 100 orders on Chiron, its Veyron successor


Industry/Dealer News

Myth busting the car buyer of the future

Google hires Tesla’s Autopilot engineering manager

The high-stakes race to rid the world of human drivers

E.P.A. rule requires a big jump in biofuel use

Low gas, cheap financing drive America’s truck boom


International Automotive News

VW closes in on approval for fixes for diesels in Europe

Nissan denies plan to issue new shares to reduce Renault stake

German factories shrug off emerging markets slowdown in November - PMI

French car sales rise 11% in November

Volkswagen to recall 323,000 diesel cars in India – government official



Ad/Media/Marketing News

New Clarkson-less Top Gear will premiere on May 8th

Cyber Monday sales hit $3 billion; Target’s site overwhelmed

Apple Watch’s holiday sales spike opens door wider for developers

Marketing on Reddit is scary, but these success stories show big potential

Influencers for brands want creative freedom & respect


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