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World Cup Advertising Drives Car Shoppers to Kia, Volkswagen

Automakers that advertised during the recent World Cup soccer tournament experienced twice the online consumer interest in their cars than did non-advertisers. The biggest surge came during the period when the United States was contending for a spot in the knockout round and its final game against Germany. 240 more words


China and U.S. Boost Nissan

The most important statement from Nissan’s report on earnings for the period ending June 30:

The improvement reflected particularly strong unit sales growth in the key markets of the U.S.

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After switching out its U.S. management, Nissan is back

Japan’s Nissan Motor Co. is back with a bang in the U.S. market, as the efforts of a new management team start to show some results. 366 more words


Kuwait Autos Report Q3 2014

Kuwait Autos Report Q3 2014 is a new market research publication announced by Reportstack.

A total of 180,000 new vehicles were sold in Kuwait in 2013, according to information from the Focus2Move website. 173 more words

Toyota Century, 10 Coolest Second-hand cars you can afford #7

If you have read any of my previous Blogs on the ’10 Coolest cars you can afford’, you will know I have already had a number of Japanese cars included. 568 more words


The Future of Driving in Developing Countries

Rand Corp. / by Liisa Ecola, et al.

[From a Climate Wire article by Julia Pyper, sub. req'd]  According to a recent report by the RAND Corp., income alone does not determine the demand for personal vehicles in developing nations. 142 more words

Transportation And Urban Land

Booming July New Car Sales Pass Volkswagen By -- Again

With one exception, automakers are expected to post year-over-year sales gains in July. That exception is Volkswagen, which is looking at a year-over-year decline of 4%. 396 more words