Archive for February 14th, 2014

Car review: Maruti Suzuki Celerio – Daily News & Analysis

Car review: Maruti Suzuki Celerio
Daily News & Analysis
It is a strange thing this, Maruti-Suzuki the most grounded of Indian car makers flying high – in spirit – with its wild naming spree of its most recent new car models. Take its Sting Ray moniker, this was way too extreme especially for its blunt nosed

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Americans Reporting More Problems With Automobiles – wreg.com

Americans Reporting More Problems With Automobiles
wreg.com
(Westlake Village, CA) Americans are reporting more problems with their automobiles this year than last. A new survey finds engines were the biggest source of trouble in 3-year-old cars. The Mini, Dodge and Land Rover had the most complaints. J.D

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BRIEF-Fiat chrysler Automobiles CEO says not close to resolution of Windsor … – Reuters

BRIEF-Fiat chrysler Automobiles CEO says not close to resolution of Windsor
Reuters
Related Topics. Stocks » · Markets ». TORONTO Feb 13 (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles : * Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO marchionne says not close to resolution of Windsor plant investment. FILED UNDER: Stocks · Markets 

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Hobby race car driver receives new car, fire suit after surviving fiery crash – KCCI Des Moines

Hobby race car driver receives new car, fire suit after surviving fiery crash
KCCI Des Moines
Watson's friend, Garry Logan, made some calls and was able to get Watson a new car and a fire suit, most of it paid for by donations from local businesses. Logan said the car will be among the safest on the track. The steering wheel is easy to pop off

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New study on car reliability says Lexus tops the list – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)


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New study on car reliability says Lexus tops the list
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
Some cars have more problems than others, but the bottom line, according to a new car reliability study published today (Feb. 12, 2014), is that owners are reporting more problems with their cars this year than they did last year. The study was
JD Power study sees new car dependability problems increase for first time Autoblog (blog)
Study: Car reliability slipsazcentral
Here's which car brands topped new dependability listKCCI Des Moines
Los Angeles Times
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2015 Nissan Micra is your cheapest new car, Canada – Autoblog (blog)


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2015 Nissan Micra is your cheapest new car, Canada
Autoblog (blog)
Canadians looking for a brand-new car on the cheap, take note. This is the 2015 Nissan Micra, and it will arrive at dealerships this spring boasting a starting price of $9,998 Canadian dollars (circa $9,100 US), well under the $11,898 asked for a 2014
New $9998 Nissan Micra gets lowest price in Canadadriving.ca
Starting at just $9998, 2015 Nissan Micra Marks New Era of Unbeatable Value in Canada NewsWire (press release)

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Does each carsharing vehicle really prevent 32 car sales? [UPDATE] – Autoblog (blog)

Does each carsharing vehicle really prevent 32 car sales? [UPDATE]
Autoblog (blog)
A new study by AlixPartners says that each carsharing vehicle will "avoid" 32 personal vehicle purchases in "bellwether markets" and that a total of 1.2 million vehicles will not be sold in the US through 2020. Roughly 16 million new cars will be sold

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3.7 million Graco car seats recalled due to buckle issue – CNN


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3.7 million Graco car seats recalled due to buckle issue
CNN
In a statement, Graco said the voluntary recall affects "harness buckles used on all toddler convertible car seats and harnessed booster seats manufactured from 2009 to July 2013." "This is not a new issue for us," Graco spokeswoman Ashley Mowrey said, 
Graco Recalls Car Seats Over Faulty BuckleNew York Times
Graco recalls nearly 3.8 million car seatsWRAL.com
Graco car safety seats recalledmyfoxny.com
CBS Local
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California new car sales topped 1.7 million in 2013 – Sacramento Bee

California new car sales topped 1.7 million in 2013
Sacramento Bee
New car sales topped 1.71 million in California last year, a number last seen in pre-recession days and representing about one of every 10 new vehicles sold in the United States in 2013. The newly released report by the Sacramento-based California New 
County car sales jump 10% in 2013San Diego Source (subscription)
California's new car sales raced ahead in 2013Central Valley Business Times

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Automotive Suppliers To Benefit From New Car Demand – NASDAQ

Automotive Suppliers To Benefit From New Car Demand
NASDAQ
With automobile sales returning to pre-recession levels in the US and showing signs of a turnaround in Europe, shares of automotive suppliers may benefit. Despite disappointing January sales figures from Ford (F) and General Motors (GM), both companies 

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