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Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc., (TM) Tuesday said its sales for Augusy dropped 8.8 percent to 224,381 units from 246,100 units last year. Toyota division sales decreased 10.5 percent to 190,894 units, while Lexus unit rose 2.1 percent to 33,487 units. "Consumer confidence is at its highest level...

Nissan Group (NSANF.PK, NSANY.PK) reported that total U.S. sales for the month of August 2015 declined 0.8% to 133,351 units, from 134,388 units in the same month last year. Total car sales for the month declined 6.3% to 76,653 units, while total truck sales rose 7.9 % to 56,698 units over a year...

Audi of America Inc., a unit of AUDI AG (AUDVF.PK), reported that its August 2015 sales increased 9.9% to 18,794 vehicles, a total that stands as the second-best monthly result ever in the U.S. market. Audi achieved its best-ever August sales in the U.S. to mark its 56th consecutive monthly sales...

Westport Innovations Inc. (WPRT, WPT.TO) and Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (FSYS) announced that they have entered into a merger agreement to create a premier alternative fuel vehicle and engine company. The transaction will result in a combined equity value of $351 million based on the closing trading...

Automaker General Motors Co. (GM) reported that total U.S. vehicle sales for the Month of August 2015 declined 0.7% to 270,480 units from 272,423 units in the prior year month. But, retail deliveries climbed 6 percent compared with a year ago, when results included the Labor Day holiday. Fleet sales...

Total S.A. (TTA.L, TOT) announced it has signed an agreement to sell its service station network and commercial sales, supply and logistics assets located in Turkey to Demirören for 325 million euros. Philippe Boisseau, Member of Total's Executive Committee, said: "After operating in Turkey for several...

PostRock Energy Corp. (PSTR) announced that Terry Carter has retired from his position as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer or CEO effective September 1, 2015. The Board has elected Clark Edwards, PostRock's current Vice President of Operations, as Interim President and Chief Executive...

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (REGN) and Sanofi announced that, in a new pooled analysis of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) patients included in the ODYSSEY clinical trial program, Praluent (alirocumab) significantly reduced bad cholesterol, known as low-density lipoprotein cholesterol...

Ford Motor Company (F) reported that the company has delivered its best August U.S. sales in nine years on strong demand for new cars, SUVs and trucks. Sales totaled 234,237 vehicles, a 5.4 percent increase. Mark LaNeve, Ford vice president, U.S. Marketing, Sales and Service, said: "Customer demand...

HP (HPQ) announced the expansion of its Instant Ink replacement service to its new HP ENVY, OfficeJet and DeskJet printers. The new printers come HP Instant Ink ready and offer a choice of monthly and yearly ink subscription plans starting at only $2.99 a month. The new fall line comes with smart cartridges...

Internap Corp. (INAP), a provider of information technology infrastructure services, said it is exploring strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value. The company's board of directors created a strategy committee of independent directors early this year. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Greenberg...

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. (ANCUF.PK, ATD-A.TO, ATD-B.TO) reported that its net earnings attributable to shareholders for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 increased to $303.8 million and $0.53 per share from $269.2 million and $0.47 per share in the same quarter last year. Results for the first...

Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) announced the company has received a $40 million cash payment, under a license agreement with AstraZeneca, from the first commercial sale of MOVENTIG (naloxegol) in Germany. MOVENTIG is the first once-daily, oral peripherally-acting mu-opioid receptor antagonist medication...

CGI (GIB, GIB-A.TO) Tuesday said it has won a five-year contract with the U.S. Army Sustainment Command for software development and support of the Integrated Materiel Management Operations Systems or IMMOS application suite. The contract has one base plus four option years. The base year has been...

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) Tuesday said ZECUITY, the first and only patch system designed to provide relief from migraine, is now available by prescription through specialty pharmacies. ZECUITY is a single-use, disposable patch system that delivers sumatriptan through the skin. The...

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