Archive for September 11th, 2012

Navigating Around New-Car Fees – Smartmoney.com


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Navigating Around NewCar Fees
Smartmoney.com
Just how much will that new car really cost? The short answer: The car may cost more than you anticipated. And even more than you negotiated. Way more. View Interactive. The average price of a new automobile has risen to $30,369 in 2012 from $29,882 in
What is the Real Price of a New Car?Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Russian new car sales up 15pct in August-AEB – Reuters

Russian new car sales up 15pct in August-AEB
Reuters
MOSCOW, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Sales of new cars in Russia grew 15 percent in August and strong sales are expected for the rest of the year, the Association of European Businesses said. Russia is one of Europe's few growing car markets, as a growing

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GM calls report of money-losing Volt sales ‘grossly wrong’ – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
GM calls report of money-losing Volt sales 'grossly wrong'
Los Angeles Times
The car, which travels about 35 miles on electric power before a gasoline engine kicks in and extends the range an additional 300 miles, has become a political football and favorite target of "GM haters" who are angry over the federal bailout, said
Producing Cars (And Losses) Nobody WantsFox Business
Reuters Uses Fuzzy Math to Report on Chevy Volt ProfitabilityPluginCars.com
GM denies report of Chevy Volts rolling away with $49000 loss on eachYahoo! News Blogs (blog)
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The Most Anticipated Cars of 2013 – Forbes

The Most Anticipated Cars of 2013
Forbes
Fall is always an exciting time to shop for a new car. It marks the start of the new model year, when the latest cars and trucks begin rolling out of factories and on to dealer lots. But the 2013 model year is shaping up to be better than most, with

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Race cars make downtown appeal for Super DIRT Week – Syracuse.com (blog)


Syracuse.com (blog)
Race cars make downtown appeal for Super DIRT Week
Syracuse.com (blog)
Sandwiched front and back by a siren-blaring police escort, three 850-horsepower race cars looped around downtown Syracuse at lunch hour, turning heads with their colorful decals and thunderous engines that roared even while idling. From the drivers'

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Electric car charging: Good luck with that – CNNMoney


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Electric car charging: Good luck with that
CNNMoney
The second was a Mitsubishi (MMTOF) i-MiEv, an all-electric car with a roughly 60 mile range. In that case, the headaches started with the car itself. Sorry, Mitsubishi but the i-MiEV is awful. It's ugly, uncomfortable, and it performs like a dog sled
Fisker Sets the Record Books Ablaze by Scorching Two Electric Vehicle World Top Speed
Fisker Sets EV Charging Record In NetherlandsHybrid Cars News

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Higher Gasoline Prices Drive Sales of More Efficient Cars – Wall Street Journal (blog)


Wall Street Journal (blog)
Higher Gasoline Prices Drive Sales of More Efficient Cars
Wall Street Journal (blog)
A bump in gasoline prices in many parts of the country during the past month nudged consumers toward more fuel efficient cars, according to a new survey by auto shopping information site Truecar.com. The average fuel efficiency of vehicles sold in
Search local inventory, coupons and moreThe Herald | HeraldOnline.com
A look at how cars are squeezing more miles from gasPhiladelphia Inquirer

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Zac Efron Races Cars, Gangsters Wear Bikinis: Film Review – Businessweek

Zac Efron Races Cars, Gangsters Wear Bikinis: Film Review
Businessweek
Along comes a silver-toothed Scarface wannabe in dreadlocks (Franco). He bails them out of jail, and invites them into his world: a world of drugs, fast cars, big guns and big money. The girls soon become his remorseless sidekicks, sporting shocking

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Maruti trouble, high rates and inflation drag car, bike sales in Aug – Firstpost


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Maruti trouble, high rates and inflation drag car, bike sales in Aug
Firstpost
The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) is now asking for excise duty relief on automobiles to lift the fortunes of a sagging industry but will a small change in duties be enough? Excise duties were raised by 2 percent for small cars to
August car sales drop 19%, biggest in 10 monthsZee News
Foreign car makers to enter pre-owned car business in IndiaGlobal Times
Car sales fall 19% in Aug, first in 10 monthsBusiness Standard Motoring

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2012 Car Show introducing stylish new lines – Bennington Banner

2012 Car Show introducing stylish new lines
Bennington Banner
BENNINGTON — There are a few notable changes coming for the 46th annual Bennington Car Show, including a more concise title in the official 2012 program. An addition last year — 1988 and newer modified cars, trucks, and replicas — reappear in

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