Archive for April 13th, 2012

zAutos Reviews the 2012 Hyundai Veloster – MarketWatch (press release)

zAutos Reviews the 2012 Hyundai Veloster
MarketWatch (press release)
Be sure to check out zAutos.com for a full review of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster. On the site, viewers will have access to over 80 images of the car, video, fuel and safety information, performance data, and a complete list of standard and optional

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Review of the 2012 Toyota Yaris SE – Automotive Discovery


Automotive Discovery
Review of the 2012 Toyota Yaris SE
Automotive Discovery
But the average car buyer is still drawn to the brand, with enthusiasts keeping an eye on the badges that come forward. Among them has been the Yaris, although it may have been for all the wrong reasons. The Yaris was never really popular in the US

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Cars.com Reviews the 2012 Jaguar XF – Chicago Tribune

Cars.com Reviews the 2012 Jaguar XF
Chicago Tribune
A V-8 that's still standard and relatively affordable base prices continue make this car appealing. Inconsistent interior materials quality and a tight second row, along with poor reliability ratings should give shoppers pause, however.

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Test drive an electric car – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Test drive an electric car
Las Vegas Review-Journal
By STAN HANEL April 2012 marks my third full year writing this "Plugged In" column each month for the Drive automotive section of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Thank you for reading it. The primary theme of this column has been to explore the

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Those fabulous Hudson automobiles – Towanda Daily Review


Towanda Daily Review
Those fabulous Hudson automobiles
Towanda Daily Review
Q: Hello Greg and thanks for all the fun columns on the old cars. My dad drove Hudsons his whole life, and I fondly remember many of his cars, especially the 'grand daddy" of them all, his 1953 Super Wasp four door sedan. How about a few words on these

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A Proposed Rule Seeks to Stop Runaway Cars – New York Times


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A Proposed Rule Seeks to Stop Runaway Cars
New York Times
DETROIT — Federal safety regulators plan to require all new cars and trucks to have a brake-throttle override system, giving drivers the ability to step on the brake to stop the car if the accelerator pedal sticks or malfunctions.
Feds tell automakers to add override systems to new cars89.3 KPCC
Federal regulators propose requiring override systems in cars to prevent Washington Post
Override Systems Proposed for Stuck Gas PedalsABC News

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Economy Drives New-Car Shoppers’ Interest in and Sales of CPO Vehicles – MarketWatch (press release)

Economy Drives NewCar Shoppers' Interest in and Sales of CPO Vehicles
MarketWatch (press release)
Shopper Insights from the AutoTrader.com Trend Engine show that 60 percent of newcar shoppers are more likely to consider CPO vehicles due to the economy; 29 percent are considering CPO for the first time. ATLANTA, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire via

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Outrageous New-Car Buying Scams To Avoid – Forbes

Outrageous NewCar Buying Scams To Avoid
Forbes
Now we're far from suggesting that the industry is rife with rip-off artists, but the typical newcar transaction contains many avenues for manipulation – if not outright fraud – that can easily be leveraged to an unsuspecting buyer's disadvantage.

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New car average fuel economy sets record – Digitaltrends.com


Automobile Magazine (blog)
New car average fuel economy sets record
Digitaltrends.com
New car average fuel economy for March 2012 was 24.1 mpg. That's an all-time high, according to the University of Michigan. New cars are more fuel-efficient than in any period of recorded history but, according to a new study, the auto industry has
US new car gas mileage up 20 percent since 2007: studyReuters
New car fuel economy rises 20% in five yearsAZ Central.com
New Car Average Fuel Economy Sets Record in March at 24.1 MPGAutomobile Magazine (blog)
MSN Autos (blog)
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Obama Fuel Economy Standards Could Price Almost 7 Million Drivers out of New … – Global Warming (blog)


Global Warming (blog)
Obama Fuel Economy Standards Could Price Almost 7 Million Drivers out of New
Global Warming (blog)
Lower-income households typically cannot purchase a new vehicle without a loan. To qualify for a loan, borrowers must meet minimal lending standards. The most important consideration is the household's debt service to income (DTI) ratio.
Study: Proposed Fuel Economy Rules Cut 7 Million Car Buyers Out of NewVehicle MarketWatch (press release)
Obama regs to cut 7 mil car buyers out of marketNewsOK.com
Cars.com News Briefs: April 11, 2012Chicago Tribune

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