Archive for October 26th, 2011

Consumer Reports Review Shows Ford And GM Slip – ThirdAge


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Consumer Reports Review Shows Ford And GM Slip
ThirdAge
“We have often found that new or revamped models have more problems in their first year than in subsequent model years,” said David Champion, senior director for Consumer Report's automotive test center. "Ford's problems illustrate why we recommend to
Ford, GM slip in Consumer Reports reviewUPI.com

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Lexus Ranked Best Luxury Auto Brand While Porsche Plunges: Cars – San Francisco Chronicle


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Lexus Ranked Best Luxury Auto Brand While Porsche Plunges: Cars
San Francisco Chronicle
Winning the luxury crown as well as the top spot among all brands with its youth-oriented Scion line may help Toyota restore confidence among consumers following two years of falling US sales, recalls, unflattering reviews and production lost because
Consumer Reports Ranks Lexus Best Luxury AutoBloomberg

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CARE Requests FTC to Strengthen "Magnuson-Moss Act" to Protect Motoring … – Sacramento Bee

CARE Requests FTC to Strengthen "Magnuson-Moss Act" to Protect Motoring
Sacramento Bee
car company-labeled parts, the pro-consumer Magnuson-Moss Act, passed in the mid-1970s, is currently being reviewed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The Magnuson-Moss Act prohibits auto repairs from being tied to auto warranties.

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Automobiles: Time for a reality check in world’s largest car market – Financial Times

Automobiles: Time for a reality check in world's largest car market
Financial Times
The China Association of Automobile Manufacturers this month downgraded its forecast for 2011 vehicle sales to below 5 per cent – the slowest rate of growth in more than a decade. At about the same time as the carmakers were deflating sales

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Saab terminates contract with Chinese Investors. Youngman and Pangda willing … – Rush Lane


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Saab terminates contract with Chinese Investors. Youngman and Pangda willing
Rush Lane
Unreasonable demands regarding 100% control of Saab Automobiles were unacceptable. Pangda and Youngman, Saab's potential Chinese counterparts are now out of the deal. Saab has court protection from creditors but this will soon change.
Saab chooses to cancel $340mil investment deal with Chinese firmsTorque News

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Automakers Launch New Website and Resource Guide for Repair Community – MarketWatch (press release)

Automakers Launch New Website and Resource Guide for Repair Community
MarketWatch (press release)
As today's automobiles and light duty trucks become more efficient, more computerized, and with more life-saving technologies, repairers have had to adapt and invest in the proper tools and resources in order to service and repair them accurately.

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Chinese automobile exports in 2011 may exceed 800000 – Gasgoo automotive news

Chinese automobile exports in 2011 may exceed 800000
Gasgoo automotive news
comOctober 26, 2011 Gasgoo.com (Shanghai October 26) – With the domestic market on the downturn, automobile exports have been important in keeping the Chinese industry afloat. According to official statistics, China's automobile exports look to exceed

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Drive a Million Miles, Get a New Car – ABC News (blog)


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Drive a Million Miles, Get a New Car
ABC News (blog)
How can you get a new free car? It's easy. Just drive 1 million miles on your old car. At least that's what Joe LoCicero did, and was awarded a brand new Honda Accord for his efforts. LoCicero, a damage claims inspector based in Maine,
Honda Surprises Million Mile Accord Owner with Parade, New CarAutomobile Magazine
New car gift as old one goes a million milesStuff.co.nz
Ohio built car reaches million mile marknorthwestohio.com
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New car charging stations unveiled – ABC NEWS 4

New car charging stations unveiled
ABC NEWS 4
"Each step we take to create less emissions and lower noise, we create a more sustainable and livable city for our residents," said Mayor Riley. "We are pleased to be able to provide electric car owners a way to charge up when they come downtown.
Car-charging stations unveiledCharleston Post Courier

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Morgan to Debut New Car in Vegas, but He’ll be Driving His Old One – WhoWon.com


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Morgan to Debut New Car in Vegas, but He'll be Driving His Old One
WhoWon.com
Morgan hopes to unveil a new Ford Mustang at this weekend's Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. But Morgan won't be driving it. Instead, young gun Buddy Perkinson will be breaking in the new car for Morgan.
Perkinson to Debut NHRA Pro Stock MustangMuscle Mustangs and Fast Fords Magazine (blog)

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