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2014-07-01 08:20:48

Average Incentive Spending Around $2,735 Per Vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, Inc. the negotiation-free car buying platform, estimated today that the average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $30,575 in June 2014, down $245 (-0.8 percent) from June 2013 and down $689 (-2.2 percent) from May 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO "We're encouraged to see continued strength in retail sales while...

2014-06-23 12:31:19

MINNEAPOLIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill is introducing a soybean oil made from identity-preserved (IdP), conventionally-bred (non-GM) soybeans for customers interested in exploring a non-GMO claim on their product label. The oil is refined in Cargill's Des Moines, Iowa, plant in a process certified by SGS, a global inspection, verification, testing and certification company. "Despite the many merits of biotechnology, consumer interest in food and beverage products made...

2014-06-18 20:20:27

Firm is Representing More than 1,200 GM Recall Injury and Death Victims CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Henry, the nation's top GM recall attorney, met with Congressional leaders this morning and held a press conference to address GM victim concerns in anticipation of the Congressional testimony of GM CEO Mary Barra and GM internal investigator Anton Valukas. Last Thursday, former U.S. Attorney Anton Valukas released the findings of his internal...

2014-06-05 23:10:38

Market Size - $45.61 bn in 2013, Market Growth - CAGR of 6.8%, Market Trends – Increasing adoption of GM seeds. View Full Report With TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/commercial-seeds-market. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The global market for commercial seeds is expected to reach USD 72.09 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing population coupled with reduction in arable land is expected to boost the...

2014-06-03 20:20:11

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the public awaits answers promised in GM's "independent" internal investigation into the fatal ignition switch recall, attorneys handling injury and death cases related to the defective vehicles claim that the report by Anton Valukas will be perverted by Valukas' deep ties to the company and should be dismissed as a self-serving investigation by GM's own lawyer. "This is a case of the fox guarding the hen house," lead attorney...

2014-06-03 08:20:41

Average Incentive Spending Around $2,677 Per Vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying platform, estimated today that the average transaction price (ATP) for light vehicles in the U.S. was $30,646 in May 2014, down $149 (-0.5 percent) from May 2013 and down $1,174 (-3.7 percent) from April 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110118/LA31413LOGO "Industrywide we saw average transaction prices contract slightly in...

2014-05-29 20:20:26

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to published reports, the number of deaths linked to GM's ignition switch recall is likely to rise once the company counts every individual killed in a crash with one of the recalled vehicles(1). Currently, GM has only admitted responsibility for deaths to front seat passengers. While the company has publicly linked the recalled vehicles to only 13 deaths(2), reports indicate that once the company takes into account...

2014-05-28 08:20:51

GM market share dips through recall as Chrysler sees impressive 15% YoY increase in sales CHICAGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com forecasts total May sales will hit 1,541,462 units, up 6.9 percent year-over-year and up 11 percent from April. A SAAR of 16.1 million new-car sales is expected for May, an increase of 4.1 percent from this time last year and an increase of 0.4 percent month-over-month. This would mark the highest May SAAR since 2007. "Retail sales were very...

2014-05-23 16:20:22

Estimated incentive spending at $2,677 per vehicle SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar, the negotiation-free car-buying platform, today released its May 2014 sales and incentives forecast, which shows the following: -- New light vehicle sales in the U.S. (including fleet) are expected to reach 1,521,000 units, up 5.5 percent from May 2013 and up 9.5 percent from April 2014. -- Seasonally Adjusted Annualized Rate ("SAAR") of 16.1 million new...

2014-05-02 20:20:26

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys met with Kenneth Feinberg in Washington, D.C. this morning to discuss a potential resolution for clients injured and families of those killed in accidents involving GM vehicles recalled for defective ignitions. Feinberg was hired by GM to advise the company on how to respond to victims, and families of victims, who were injured or killed in accidents involving recalled GM vehicles. Feinberg is best...


Latest GM Reference Libraries

Oakland 1917
2014-02-25 10:56:53

The Oakland Motor Car Company manufactured the Oakland brand vehicle between 1907 and 1909 in Pontiac, Michigan. The founder of Oakland was Edward M. Murphy who sold half of the company to GM in January 1909. During the summer of 1909, Murphy died and GM acquired the remain rights to the Oakland brand. Originally the Oakland vehicles used a vertical two-cylinder engine but was replaced with the four-cylinder and sales increased to around 5,000 units per year. In 1916, the V-8 engine was...

Genetically Modified Wheat
2013-10-02 07:20:35

Genetically Modified Wheat is wheat that has been genetically engineered by the direct manipulation of its genome utilizing biotechnology. It has also been termed GMO wheat, GMO standing for genetically modified organism. As of the year 2013, no GM wheat is grown commercially, but many field tests have been performed. Wheat is an important domesticated grass that is used around the world for food, and its evolution has been influenced by human intervention since the dawn of agriculture....

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