Archive for November 9th, 2012

Auto Review: The Dart returns, and aims to please – Reminder Newspapers


Reminder Newspapers
Auto Review: The Dart returns, and aims to please
Reminder Newspapers
The name Dart was a very successful nameplate for Dodge and Chrysler, and yet it disappeared from the automotive marketplace back in 1976. The company has decided to bring it back, though, to launch an all-new compact sedan; a car the aims to be both

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All wet? Flood’s effect on used cars overstated, review finds – Cherry Hill Courier Post

All wet? Flood's effect on used cars overstated, review finds
Cherry Hill Courier Post
Cars are submerged last month at the entrance to a parking garage in New York's Financial District in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Alarming claims that hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged cars from Sandy will inundate the used car market come

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BBB Alerts Consumers To Phony Review Site Used To Market Auto Service … – Better Business Bureau (blog)


Better Business Bureau (blog)
BBB Alerts Consumers To Phony Review Site Used To Market Auto Service
Better Business Bureau (blog)
Consumers love to read reviews before they buy products and services, but they need to be skeptical at some review sites. The BBB has uncovered one phony site that is being used to market auto service contracts. The review site, CarProtectionReviews
BBB Warning: Vehicle Service Contract Firm Uses Phony Review Site To Lure STLtoday.com

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Three November Festivals Promise Airplanes and Automobiles and Beer – Jaunted


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Three November Festivals Promise Airplanes and Automobiles and Beer
Jaunted
You know we love us a good beer festival, but sometimes we could use a little more entertainment than just the ales and lagers. Thatís why we were excited to hear about some of these more unique options going down this month, so letís raise our glasses

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Automakers lost more than 15000 new vehicles during Hurricane Sandy – eGMCarTech


eGMCarTech
Automakers lost more than 15000 new vehicles during Hurricane Sandy
eGMCarTech
Including new and used automobiles, more than 200,000 light vehicles have to be replaced said Larry Dixon, senior analyst for the National Automobile Dealers Association. “Total vehicles affected may be about one-third of what we saw with Hurricane

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Automaker’s bankruptcy stuns city Suzuki dealership – Daily Mail – Charleston


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Automaker's bankruptcy stuns city Suzuki dealership
Daily Mail – Charleston
Ruth Lemmon, president of the West Virginia Automobile and Truck Dealers Association, said six dealerships sell Suzuki automobiles in West Virginia: Charleston Suzuki of St. Albans, Thornhill Suzuki of Chapmanville, Lewis Suzuki of Beckley, Pantili
'Business as usual' in Canada despite restructuring in US: Suzuki CanadaBrandon Sun

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Aging drivers present new transportation challenge – San Francisco Chronicle


San Francisco Chronicle
Aging drivers present new transportation challenge
San Francisco Chronicle
As age erodes their driving skills, will there be a greater demand for more public transportation, new business models that cater to the home-bound or automated cars that drive themselves? It was the boomers who made "his" and "hers" cars the norm when

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Defunct West Haven board OK’d new car for fire chief – New Haven Register

Defunct West Haven board OK'd new car for fire chief
New Haven Register
And in the interim, that old commission approved buying the new car for Chief Peter V. Masssaro, since an older vehicle no longer worked, according to Krzeminski and Deputy Chief Christopher Reed. Emails from August show commissioners agreeing the

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Claims about flood-damaged cars aren’t true – The Associated Press


The Associated Press
Claims about flood-damaged cars aren't true
The Associated Press
They claim the number of cars damaged by Sandy could be larger than when Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005 and marred more than 600,000 vehicles. But an AP analysis of claims data supplied by major insurance companies shows the number
7 tips for spotting a flood-damaged carThe Olympian
How to avoid buying a flood-damaged carNew York Daily News
Cars damaged by Superstorm Sandy may end up in Seattle car lotsQ13 FOX

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Argentine Protectionism Sees Cars Swapped for Rice, Olives, Wine – Businessweek

Argentine Protectionism Sees Cars Swapped for Rice, Olives, Wine
Businessweek
But in March 2011, Argentina's government decided that car importers would have to match their imports with exports of equal value. As Echeagaray tried to figure out a way to comply, vehicles piled up in customs like undocumented aliens. Echeagaray

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