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Today's News: July 9, 2014

KBB in the News

 

USA Today: Newest VW lacks USB, only iPhones welcome

 

CBS MoneyWatch: Smaller SUVs to add more choices for buyers

 

MediaPost.com: VW unwraps dashing 8th-gen Passat for Europe

 

The Detroit News: Mazda to unveil 4th-generation MX-5 Miata

 

San Francisco Chronicle: A little Tesla magic

 

TorqueNews.com: Controversial redesign pushes 2014 Civic sales to 10 year high

 

 

KBB.com Editorial

 

European 2015 Volkswagen Passat hints at next-gen U.S. model

 

2016 Smart Fortwo and Forfour teased

 

2015 Ford Explorer: The Ford Explorer is still a tough act to follow.

 

2015 Chrysler 200C Quick Take

 

 

Top News

 

Senate to grill GM's Barra, also switch maker's CEO

 

6 recalls announced by Ford

 

Ford recalls 100K cars in North America

 

Ford adds Flex, Taurus, Lincolns and police cars to recall wave

 

Ford, Hyundai add more vehicles to 2014 recall parade

 

 

OEM/Vehicle News

 

Mercedes takes rare backseat to Audi in race for U.S. youth

 

Tesla trying to recover wrecked Model S

 

GM won't recall 1.8M trucks for corroding brake lines

 

Honda expands recall by up to 1 million cars

 

Honda adds another 1 mil vehicle to airbag recall

 

Subaru recalls cars with Takata airbag inflators in U.S.

 

BMW has best-ever first half with more than a million sales

 

Jeep rolls out Renegade, jerry can not included

 

Bahrain fund open to McLaren stake sale


Volvo claims next XC90 will be “world’s most powerful and cleanest SUV”

 


Industry/Dealer News

 

Top factor driving Q2 auction price spike

 

Used cars fetch 17% more money in June

 

U.S. auto recalls smash single-year record with 6 months to go

 

Small SUVs claiming a larger slice of market

 

Millennials give finance companies new challenges
 

Bill Ford predicts 'radical transformation' of auto industry

 

Bay Area governments make big electric-vehicle buy

 

 

International Automotive News

 

Ford on track to record 2015 Europe profit as sales rise

 

China auto sales cool in June

 

New Volkswagen Passat Will Be Big In China As It Slides In Europe

 

Mexico projected to surpass Brazil as top Latin American vehicle producer

 

 

Ad/Media/Marketing News

 

BMW goes for a spin on the world’s most insane racetrack: an aircraft carrier

 

Nissan enlists T.J. Smith for Sentra sing-along

 

The FIAT brand and Funny or Die create web series “Neighbors”

 

Mobile engagement is automakers' best weapon to combat ad fraud

 

Smirnoff sponsors Formula One team in drive to make racing less elitist

 

 


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