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Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F):  Current price $13.0344

Amazon Cloud Player is now available in Ford’s Sync AppLink-equipped vehicles. This allows owners to wirelessly connect the Amazon MP3 app on their Android smartphone to the Sync connectivity system so that they can access their music library in their car using voice commands or audio controls.


General Motors Company (NYSE:GM): Current price $28.60

General Motors is expected to report their fourth quarter earnings on Thursday, February 14 before the market opens with a conference call scheduled for 10:00 am ET. Analysts are looking for earnings per share of 51c on revenue of $39.14 billion, according to First Call.

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Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE:TM):  Current price $104.31

Lexus, Porsche, Toyota Motor Corporation, and Lincoln had the best records in the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates vehicle dependability study.


Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC):  Current price $38.05

Honda Motor Co. gave Abraham Lincoln and George Washington the Auto-Tune treatment in a thoroughly anachronistic slow-jam ad for their Presidents’ Day sale.


Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA): Current price $38.35

One of the long-standing knocks against electric cars is that it can be hard for the machines to hold a charge in cold weather. That’s exactly what New York Times reporter John Broder said he found when he took a Tesla Model S on a road trip from Washington, D.C. to Connecticut. When Broder’s tale of woe appeared in the Times, Tesla’s Elon Musk lost it. ”If I was Elon Musk, I certainly wouldn’t get into a pissing contest with The New York Times,” said Theodore O’Neill, a high-tech analyst who’s covered Tesla for years. “It just seems like the wrong way to go about it. This a public relations … disaster.”


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