Automaker Stocks In News: Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM)

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers recently filed a petition with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for permission to replace side mirrors with cameras, a dumb idea for those of us living above 40 degrees north latitude, stretching from New Jersey to northern California. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock performance was -0.50% in last session and finished the day at $198.12. Traded volume was 5.93million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 9.31million shares. The beta of the stock remained 0.37. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) insider ownership is 0.20%.

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) must remove nearly all of the toxic paint sludge trucked from its former Mahwah plant-one the largest auto plant in the world-and dumped in Rockland County, reported Saturday. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) dropped -0.44 percent to $16.00 Thursday on volume of 17.66million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $15.99 to $16.10. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has a market capitalization of $63.74billion.

Volkswagen AG signaled the German automaker will outsell General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) and all other foreign carmakers in the world’s biggest auto market for a second- straight year. VW expects China deliveries to rise at least 10 per cent from last year’s record, pushing deliveries above 3.5 million vehicles, Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn said in the run-up to the Beijing auto show, which opens to public on this week. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM)’s stock on Apr 17, 2014 reported a increase of 0.03% to the closing price of $33.98. Its fifty two weeks range is $28.75 -$41.85. The total market capitalization recorded $54.02billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 12.35million shares. In its share capital, GM has 1.59billion outstanding shares.

Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp (ADR) (NYSE:TM) said Sunday that it plans to launch more than 15 new models in China by the end of 2017 and also strengthen its production operations in the world’s largest auto market. On Thursday, shares of Toyota Motor Corp (ADR) (NYSE:TM) dropped -0.41% to close the day at $108.02. Company return on investment (ROI) is 2.90% and its monthly performance is recorded as -0.61%. Toyota Motor Corp (ADR) (NYSE:TM) quarterly revenue growth is -9.86%.