Hybrids Still Preferred Over Plug-In Electric Vehicles

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While many consumers are worried about global warming (though many claim it doesn’t exist) and are looking to reduce their carbon footprint, the idea of a fully electric, plug-in vehicle still scares them a little. Mainly its because of the range, which on most electric vehicles is currently at aorund 100 miles per eight-hour charge. […]

Toyota Recalls Another Vehicle

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In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, we’ll quickly fill you in on what’s been going on with Toyota: first, several models were recalled because of sticky accelerators, which Toyota was quick to dismiss as the floor mats getting caught on top of the accelerators (which was bull). Then, they […]

Detroit Finally Back On Top

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Ever since the 1970’s Detroit auto makers have been falling behind in the quality department, thanks to innovations from Japanese companies like Toyota. Toyota has long been known for their quality products and has topped the quality lists for close to thirty years, but now, they’ve fallen behind Ford and GM in that regard. Mainly […]

GM Creates New S. American Sales Region

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General Motors has, since its inception, been a global company. And, for all those years, all its international sales has been handled by the GM International Operations division – until now. Ed Whitacre, the new CEO of General Motors, has seen the South American sales of GM vehicles skyrocket in recent years – in fact, […]

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Huge Improvement Over 2010 Model

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The 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee has finally hit the showroom floor, and its a huge improvement over the 2010 model. The 2011 model features a more powerful engine, a bigger frame, more space for passengers, more headroom, and a lower price than its 2010 predecessor, and Jeep is hopeful that this year’s model will sell […]

Leasing New Option for Less-Affluent Buyers

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Vehicle leasing has long been an option reserved only for the upper echelon of vehicle buyers, but that trend has finally gone down. Today, leasing is looking like a better and better option for less-than-qualified buyers, and auto dealers are looking for just about any way to make a buck and move their inventory in […]

Fleet Testing of New Super Duty Going Well

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Ford has been planning on releasing a new Super Duty for fleet owners, but it hasn’t quite gotten around to releasing it just yet; instead, since 2009, the new Super Duty fleet truck has been in testing. Companies such as Reynolds Asphalt and Construction and TexOp Construction, as well as Florida Power and Light, have […]

Consumer Reports Takes Volt for Test Drive

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And the results are in! General Motors provided the Consumers Reports staff with two of their new Chevy Volt full-electric vehicle, and editors at the magazine were impressed with the car based on its on-road performance, space, and comfort. The editors claimed that the vehicle had many nice touches, such as a built-in circuit tester […]

UK Ford Customers Can Now Buy Online

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Ford has recently launched a new website in the United Kingdom which will allow customers to buy both new and used vehicles online. Ford’s research has shown that many people find dealer visits stressful and more still don’t like the idea of haggling over prices, so Ford decided to just cut the middle man and […]

June Auto Sales Up and Down

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According to the Detroit Bureau, the auto industry has posted a 14.4% sales increase in the month of June, but that is actually down from the sales numbers posted in May, despite being up over the year before. This is puzzling to auto transport companies who moved roughly the same volume of cars in May […]

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