Archive for December 22nd, 2013

Week In Review: Hyundai, Tesla, Nissan Reach New Heights – automotive.com (blog)

Week In Review: Hyundai, Tesla, Nissan Reach New Heights
automotive.com (blog)
The new model is set to debut at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, and already we can see some changes. The new Chrysler 200 is noticeably larger and sleeker, which will help it attract new customers as it tries to move upmarket.

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Toyota Prius: best new-car value, Consumer Reports says – Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor
Toyota Prius: best newcar value, Consumer Reports says
Christian Science Monitor
It's December, and by now, nearly every automaker has rolled out its 2014 models, giving newcar shoppers lots to look at. And right on cue, Consumer Reports has just named its best and worst newcar picks. Skip to next paragraph. The Car Connection.
Toyota Prius: Ranked “Best New Car Value” AgainWebProNews
Toyota Prius named Best-Value New CarUrban Oahu
Toyota Prius & Hybrid Car Review: Consumer Reports Rate Best Valued Cars Latin Post
Auto World News –The Inquisitr
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How Ford Hid the New Mustang From Car Spies – Wired


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How Ford Hid the New Mustang From Car Spies
Wired
Automakers go to great lengths to keep new models from prying eyes, and the stylists responsible for a car's design work with engineers and the vehicle test crew to keep photographers with long lenses and fanbois with camera phones from getting clear 
How Ford's camouflage team hid new Mustangs during public road testsLos Angeles Times
Ford to auction off first 2015 MustangLeftLane News
Keeping the new Mustang away from the paparazziSports Car Illustrated
SpeedLux
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Old Bridge car dealership operator charged with using false vehicle titles to … – MyCentralJersey.com


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Old Bridge car dealership operator charged with using false vehicle titles to
MyCentralJersey.com
TRENTON — The operator of a used car dealership in Middlesex County was charged Friday with using fraudulent vehicle titles to sell cars damaged in superstorm Sandy to unsuspecting customers, state acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said in a 
State: Suspects schemed to sell Sandy-damaged cars to unsuspecting buyers in The Star-Ledger – NJ.com
NJ dealer charged with selling storm-damaged carsNewsworks.org
dealer charged with selling Sandy damaged cars6abc.com
Asbury Park Press
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Cuba Loosens Restrictions On Buying New Cars – NPR

Cuba Loosens Restrictions On Buying New Cars
NPR
Automotive News reports the state altered regulations, first in 2011, and now a second time, making it simpler for Cubans to buy or sell new cars. Cubans, too, now have the freedom to ask: "What do I have to do to get you in this new car today

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Car dealer charged after selling Sandy-damaged vehicles – 7Online.com

Car dealer charged after selling Sandy-damaged vehicles
7Online.com
Investigators say the owners exploited Superstorm Sandy victims and duped customers, selling them storm damaged cars. The cars were meant to be salvaged, not sold. "Capitalizing on Sandy is about as low as you can get," said Elie Honig, of the New 

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The safest cars on the road – CBS News

The safest cars on the road
CBS News
To achieve the organization's new Top Safety Pick Plus rating, a 2014 model car had to have good ratings in its crash tests. That includes the institute's tough new "small overlap" test, which simulates hitting a tree or light pole with one corner of

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Where To Find The Best (And Worst) Used-Car Deals – Forbes

Where To Find The Best (And Worst) Used-Car Deals
Forbes
As it is in the real estate market, the value of a used car is almost always affected by its location, though perhaps not as markedly so. Still, a recent study determined that sometimes the differences between the selling price of a given pre-owned

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Holiday sales blitz may be bonanza for car buyers – USA TODAY

Holiday sales blitz may be bonanza for car buyers
USA TODAY
Auto dealers are looking to ring up a few more new-car sales by the end of the month to cap a banner year, and to meet any monthly and yearly incentive goals. That means customers could benefit. Some experts say these last days of 2013 may be the best 

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