Toyota Extends Veteran Program and 4 Auto Stocks Making Headlines Now
Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): Current Price: $13.87
The company has stated that it plans to grow its dividend to be consistent with earnings and liquidity growth, bringing it to a level that is able to be sustained through all business cycles. The first quarter dividend will be payable on March 1 to shareholders of record on January 30.
General Motors Company (NYSE:GM): Current Price: $30.24
The company intends to hire approximately 1,000 high-tech workers to staff a new Information Technology Innovation Center near Atlanta. The company must hire software developers, project managers, database experts, business analysts, and other IT professionals for the third of four centers in the United States. Already, GM hired over 700 IT specialists to work at the Innovation Centers located in Austin, Texas., and Warren, Michigan.
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Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM): Current Price: $97.03
Veterans who hope to find jobs in the auto service industry have the opportunity to make a head start on the competition via Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A.’s “Giving Veterans a Lift” program, which was extended through December 2013. The Irvine-based company will provide two programs, and it will be a $200 discount on operator safety training and a service technician program.
Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC): Current Price: $38.09
According to Honda, it will start to assemble a new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid at a plant located in Marysville, Ohio, later in the year. Honda redesigned its 2013 Accord, and it will released a more complex plug-in hybrid to be sold later this year. It is assembled in Japan.
Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA): Current Price: $33.48
In Hong Kong, the company’s Model S has become available for in-person customer demonstrations and test drives. Model S is the first premium sedan that is built from the ground up as an electric vehicle and was engineered to elevate the public’s expectations of what a premium sedan can be. Hong Kong is the first location in Asia where customers are able to drive the Model S on public roads.
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