Taxation Kills Australia’s Auto Sector

Taxation Kills Australia’s Auto Sector Weak politicians and hideous taxation has killed yet another Australian business. Companies are taxed at a flat rate of 30%. It doesn’t stop there, Australian employers after getting whacked with hefty payroll tax must pay the superannuation guarantee, a minimum of 9.5 per cent of their employees’ earnings, into a […]

US Fuel Economy Standards Unrealistic

US Fuel Economy Standards Unrealistic

US Fuel Economy Standards Unrealistic $F, $GM, $TM, $FCAU, $VLKAY, $HMC The Trump administration is continuing its efforts to roll back Obama-Era regulations, and the Clean Power Plan may be next. The signature plan under former President Barack Hussein Obama was finalized in Y 2015 as part of ongoing efforts to fight climate change. The rule required […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “No plans to develop all-electric cars”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “No plans to develop all-electric cars”

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “No plans to develop all-electric cars” $RACE Frankfurt Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE), and Volkswagen’s (OTCMKT:VLKAY) Lamborghini are working on hybrid versions of their Supercars, but have no plans for now to develop wholly electric models, executives at the 2 companies said at the Frankfurt car show earlier this week. Michael Leiters, CTO (chief technology […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘Portofino’ Wows the Crowds at Frankfurt

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘Portofino’ Wows the Crowds at Frankfurt

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) ‘Portofino’ Wows the Crowds at Frankfurt $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) is wowing the crowds at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show with 2 versions of its California T replacement, the Portofino. 1 is painted in the new Rosso Portofino inspired by the lovely Italian village on the Italian Riviera from where the car received its name. The other […]

US Automakers Outsell June Estimates, End Anemic 1-H

US Automakers Outsell June Estimates, End Anemic 1-H

US Automakers Outsell June Estimates, End Anemic 1-H $F, $GM, $FCAU, $TM, $HMC, $VLKAY Demand for light trucks gave FoMoCo (NYSE:F). and top Japanese automakers better sales than analysts had estimated for June following a 5-month streak of industry declines. Toyota Motor Corp.’s (NYSE:TM) deliveries rose 2.1% June, while Honda Motor Co (NYSE:HMC) sales rose […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Burns Cash, Stock Drops, Rich Rivals Watch

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Burns Cash, Stock Drops, Rich Rivals Watch

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Burns Cash, Stock Drops, Rich Rivals Watch $TSLA, $AAPL, $GOOGL, $AMZN Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) lost a buy rating from its longtime Bull Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) as a firm analyst boosted projections for how much cash the fledgling, money losing EV carmaker will burn through as rich rivals bite on its business. Adam Jonas, […]

An LTN Favorite Stock: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Update

An LTN Favorite Stock: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Update

An LTN Favorite Stock: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Update $RACE The current market cap for the Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Sector: Auto Manufacturers Major is valued at 11596.65-B. The dominant statistics will authorize the investment community to govern the size of Ferrari compared to the sales or total assets figures. That being the case, investors will be able to […]

Auto Industry Will Push for Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations

Auto Industry Will Push for Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations

Auto Industry Will Push for Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations $F FoMoCo (NYSE:F) plans to push President Elect Donald Trump to soften US and state fuel-economy rules that hurt profits by forcing automakers to build more EV’s (electric cars) and hybrids than are warranted by customer demand. In Y 2008, there were 12 EVs offered […]

Sub-prime Car Loan Delinquency Augurs Trouble for Auto Industry

Sub-prime Car Loan Delinquency Augurs Trouble for Auto Industry

Sub-prime Car Loan Delinquency Augurs Trouble for Auto Industry $F, FCAU, GM The New York Fed warns that surging delinquency rates for subprime auto loans are a “significant concern” about the real health of the car industry. “The worsening in the delinquency rate of subprime auto loans is pronounced, with a notable increase during the […]

Classic Car Week Begins on the Monterey Peninsula

Classic Car Week Begins on the Monterey Peninsula

Classic Car Week Begins on the Monterey Peninsula Monterey Classic Car Week had its unofficial “kickoff” Friday night with classic race cars being exhibited on Alvarado Street in downtown Monterey. This weekend Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is hosting more than 300 race cars competing prior to next weekend’s Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. But then the […]

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate

China’s Investing in the United States Extends Beyond Real Estate The growing Chinese investment in the United States has extended beyond real estate, with more companies eyeing sectors closely related to Chinese domestic demand. In recent years, more Chinese companies have been investing in the United States irregardless of size, industry and ownership, Shau Zhang, a […]

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?”

People are Asking, “Are Electric Cars the Future of Motoring?” $GM, $TSLA, $DDAIF, $BMW:DE, $POAHY Not too long EV’s (electric vehicles) were a rarity on the road and the track, and dream of hardcore environmentalists. That seems to be changing now and consumers are to believe the media hyperbole and some industry experts, EV’s will […]