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Every day TheStreet Ratings produces a list of the top rated stocks, by industry. The following auto stocks are rated highest by our value-focused model. This list will be updated as upgrades and downgrades occur.

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Certified pre-owned vehicles introduced inspections and warranties to used-car sales, but they don't help buyers who can't afford them or won't read the fine print.
11/30/16 12:25PM
Unless you hate paying for maintenance, selling a car or riding around in something less than new for too long, just buy the car already.
9/22/16 10:19AM
A car's sticker price doesn't tell the whole story, especially when financing costs alone can tack on thousands to a vehicle's costs over the years.
9/6/16 9:16AM
Volkswagen and the U.S. government are hammering out a plan to reimburse drivers for diesel vehicles with faulty emissions, but the drama has already depreciated their value.
8/2/16 5:29PM
Laden with student loan debt, unsure of the cost of vehicle ownership and drawn to cities with public transit, college graduates aren't looking for the sweetest ride they can buy.
5/15/16 1:40PM
Volkswagen owners who were lied to about the mileage of their diesel-powered vehicles don't have to ditch VW altogether, but there are better options than what they were driving.
5/1/16 9:09AM
While luxury cars have been in a slump since gas prices slid, the new crop of vehicles is ready for the next price hike.
4/30/16 8:27AM
With gas below $2 a gallon and the U.S. rekindling its romance with the SUV, car buyers may as well look at some of the least-efficient vehicles around.
3/27/16 1:30PM
The NCAA men's basketball tournament gives everyone from insurers to wing joints a shot at a young demographic in financial flux.
3/26/16 8:41PM
With March Madness offering as much or more exposure than professional sports playoffs, the tournament's top ad spender blows a half-decade Super Bowl budget in one year.
3/16/16 9:33AM
Ford, GM, Chrysler and Toyota shares all show double-digit losses so far this year, but a veteran auto analyst sees benefits from rising truck sales.
2/24/16 7:05AM
The new Prius may be the standard hybrid's last hurrah, but it also indicates how much competitors have caught up in recent years.
2/20/16 2:00PM
February is the most miserable retail month of them all, which means huge deals for shoppers who know where to look for them.
2/17/16 11:12AM
Hyundai is the NFL's official auto sponsor, but that isn't going to stop Mini from paying millions to try to get people to stop labeling it a small car company.
2/7/16 1:00PM
From bailed-out automakers to out-of-vogue beverage companies, there is no shortage of brands willing to spend millions on a Super Bowl makeover.
2/7/16 11:40AM

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Just as with Brexit and the Clinton presidential campaign, pundits and analysts misjudged U.S. car buyers.
The automaker may be struggling in North America, but its third-quarter report confirmed a turnaround in Europe.
Ford, GM Fare Well in November While Fiat Falls Short
The big three automakers released their November sales results Thursday with Ford and GM faring well while Fiat Chrysler struggled due to troubles at its Jeep brand.
Donald Trump scored a victory with Carrier this week, but the president-elect's Whack-a-Mole approach to corporate America may not be sustainable or wise once he's in the White House.