Vehicle Sales Updates, Safety Rating, Conference Call Schedule, and Acquisition Agreement - Research Report on GM, Ford, Tesla, Lear, and BorgWarner

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Jan 08, 2014, 08:00 ET from Analysts' Corner

NEW YORK, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting General Motors Company (NYSE: GM), Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F), Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), and BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

General Motors Company Research Report

On January 3, 2014, General Motors Company (GM) reported that its dealers delivered 2.8 million vehicles in the US in 2013. The Company informed that its retail sales increased 11% YoY and total sales were up 7% YoY in 2013. In December 2013, GM's dealers delivered 230,157 vehicles, down 6% YoY, while the Company's Retail sales and fleet sales were down 6% YoY and 9% YoY, respectively. "2013 was the year that GM and the auto industry put the last traces of the recession in the rearview mirror, so now we can devote our full attention to the things that matter most to customers: compelling design, world-class quality and delivering the best ownership experience in the business," said Kurt McNeil, Vice President of US Sales Operations at GM. "GM has laid a strong foundation to pursue all of these goals. We have announced more than $10 billion in capital investments in the United States since 2009 and plowed billions more into R&D to refresh our product portfolio at twice the rate of the last few years." The Full Research Report on General Motors Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Ford Motor Company Research Report

On January 3, 2014, Ford Motor Company (Ford) reported that it has emerged as America's best-selling vehicle brand in 2013 for a fourth consecutive year, with annual sales records set for Ford Fiesta, Fusion and Escape, and F-Series continuing as the country's best-selling truck and vehicle for 2013. Ford informed that in 2013, the Company's US sales totaled 2.5 million vehicles, while total vehicle sales in December 2013 came in at 218,058. "December was a strong close to an even better year for Ford Motor Company," said John Felice, Vice President of US Marketing, Sales, and Service at Ford. "We saw strong growth across the entire Ford lineup and made significant gains in the import-dominated coastal markets. Strong demand for our new cars, utilities, hybrids and trucks provided Ford with the largest share point gain of any full-line automaker in 2013." The Full Research Report on Ford Motor Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Tesla Motors, Inc. Research Report

On December 23, 2013, Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) reported that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reaffirmed the 5-star safety rating of the Tesla Model S overall and in all subcategories for Model Year 2014, confirming the highest safety rating in America. The Company also informed that a Tesla vehicle is over five times less likely to experience a fire than the average gasoline car and that there have been zero serious injuries or deaths for any reason ever, fire or otherwise, in a Model S. According to the Company, over the course of more than 100 million miles driven in almost every possible terrain, weather and crash conditions, the Tesla Model S has consistently protected its driver and passengers, achieving the best safety track record of any car on the road. The Full Research Report on Tesla Motors, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

Lear Corporation Research Report

On December 12, 2013, Lear Corporation (Lear) announced that it will host a conference call on January 31, 2014 to review the Company's Q4 2013 and full-year 2013 financial results, as well as related matters. According to the Company, the conference call will start on the aforesaid date at 9:00 a.m. EST. The Full Research Report on Lear Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

BorgWarner Inc. Research Report

On December 17, 2013, BorgWarner Inc. (BorgWarner) announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire all shares in Gustav Wahler GmbH u. Co. KG and its general partner (Wahler), a producer of exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valves, EGR tubes and thermostats. BorgWarner informed that it expects to close the deal in Q1 2014, subject to standard regulatory approvals. "From both a technology and geography standpoint, this acquisition is an excellent strategic fit," said James Verrier, President and CEO of BorgWarner. "The acquisition strengthens BorgWarner's strategic position as a producer of complete EGR systems and creates additional market opportunities in both passenger and commercial vehicle applications." The Full Research Report on BorgWarner Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:


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