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US auto sales solid in May

US auto sales continued to grow at a solid pace in May with low fuel prices boosting demand for trucks and sport utility vehicles, industry data showed on Tuesday.

US auto sales pick up in April

US car and truck sales picked up strength in April in a sign that the auto market remains firm after the winter economic downturn, the top three automakers reported on Friday.

Toyota dreams of green car future, but tied to gas-guzzler present

Light trucks, a category that includes SUVs, accounted for around 42 percent of Toyota`s total US sales in January-June, which were up 5 percent from a year earlier.

US must shift cars, trucks off oil: Obama

"The only way to really break this cycle of spiking gas prices, the only way to break that cycle for good is to shift our cars and trucks entirely off oil," Obama said on Friday in his remarks on energy after visiting the Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois.

US issues fuel efficiency standards for cars, trucks

Under the new standards, fuel efficiency will increase to 23.17 km per litre. The new standards apply to cars and light- duty trucks for Model Years 2017 to 2025, the White House said in a statement.

Small cars the way forward for General Motors in India

Aiming for a double digit market share in India, the US auto major General Motors is turning to small cars to shore up volumes in future.

Americans say no to cars from India, China: Study

A wave of new Indian and Chinese automobiles are poised to make their debut in the US market in coming months, but a new study has found that most Americans are not open to the idea of buying a car from companies like Tata, Mahindra and BYD.