Month: January 2013

0 76  2 Comments on Fuel Efficient Vehicles and Federal Tax Incentives
Posted in Ownership Experience

Fuel Efficient Vehicles and Federal Tax Incentives

If you are confused by the various federal tax incentives available on fuel efficient vehicles, you are not alone. There…

0 64  1 Comment on Policy Makers, Industry Leaders Weigh In at National Journal Summit
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Policy Makers, Industry Leaders Weigh In at National Journal Summit

The National Journal and the Washington Area New Auto Dealers Association co-hosted a policy summit today to kick off the…

0 70  1 Comment on Daimler, Nissan and Ford Tie One On
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Daimler, Nissan and Ford Tie One On

Fuel cell partnership to yield vehicles from each company. The move to deeper and more significant collaboration between global automakers…

0 94  0 Comment on Off to the Washington Auto Show
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Off to the Washington Auto Show

So, what do you think about the Washington Auto Show, I inquired. Is it something that I should plan to…

0 72  2 Comments on California Tax Breaks for Fuel Efficient Vehicles
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California Tax Breaks for Fuel Efficient Vehicles

The state of California continues to demonstrate leadership in advancing a sustainable energy policy with its Clean Vehicle Rebate Project…

0 70  1 Comment on GM, PSA Peugeot Citroën Hash Out Strategic Alliance
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GM, PSA Peugeot Citroën Hash Out Strategic Alliance

Last year, the General Motors Company and PSA Peugeot Citroën announced a global strategic alliance, but the details of that…

0 79  2 Comments on What You Need to Know About Winter Driving
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What You Need to Know About Winter Driving

Just as parts of the Northern Hemisphere enters a deep freeze, our friends in the Southern Hemisphere are enduring record…

0 128  0 Comment on Toyota, Ford Pace 2012 Manufacturer Recalls
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Toyota, Ford Pace 2012 Manufacturer Recalls

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing and the Ford Motor Company both had the dubious distinction of leading all car manufacturers…

0 97  1 Comment on About the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid
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About the 2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid

The Honda Accord Hybrid is back and this time it comes in both plug-in and standard hybrid configurations. The standard…

0 75  0 Comment on Sweetwater Energy, Front Range Energy Ink $100MM Deal
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Sweetwater Energy, Front Range Energy Ink $100MM Deal

Second blockbuster deal of the month for NY-based Sweetwater Energy. Americas dependency on foreign sources of oil will be broken…

0 72  1 Comment on PSA Peugeot Citroën Promises Hybrid Air Technology by 2016
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PSA Peugeot Citroën Promises Hybrid Air Technology by 2016

Innovative hybrid system uses gasoline and compressed air. French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroën no longer sells its cars in the…

0 192  2 Comments on Specifications of a 2013 Buick Encore
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Specifications of a 2013 Buick Encore

Newest and smallest Buick is available for sale. Following a December 2012 dealer preview, the all-new 2013 Buick Encore is…

0 71  1 Comment on Ford Recruiters on Hand at Detroit Auto Show
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Ford Recruiters on Hand at Detroit Auto Show

Automaker is recruiting from the auto show floor. If you have still haven’t visited the 2013 North American International Auto…

0 66  0 Comment on KPMG Survey: Automotive Executives and Electric Vehicles
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KPMG Survey: Automotive Executives and Electric Vehicles

Widespread EV adoption not expected before 2025. Automotive executives are pouring tens of billions of dollars into vehicle electrification, but…

0 217  0 Comment on Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis Concept Points to Possible Third Luxury Model
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Hyundai HCD-14 Genesis Concept Points to Possible Third Luxury Model

When Hyundai made it known in 2008 that it had no plans to launch a separate luxury brand to market…

0 100  3 Comments on Diesel Hybrid: Volkswagen CrossBlue SUV Concept
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Diesel Hybrid: Volkswagen CrossBlue SUV Concept

First ever diesel hybrid showcased by VW. Since the late 1990s, we have seen a slew of hybrid vehicles enter…

0 62  0 Comment on Award Winner: Nissan Resonance Concept Crossover
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Award Winner: Nissan Resonance Concept Crossover

Although it has been said that most concept vehicles are never built, there is a very good chance that the…

0 75  3 Comments on New Opel Diesel Engine Reduces Fuel Consumption by 10 Percent
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New Opel Diesel Engine Reduces Fuel Consumption by 10 Percent

Latest Opel powertrain is Euro 6 compliant. The General Motors Company has a jewel in Opel, a costly one at…

0 92  1 Comment on Flagship Pricing: 2014 Acura RLX
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Flagship Pricing: 2014 Acura RLX

The 2014 Acura RLX will make its debut on March 15, 2013, following an announcement Acura made at this years…

0 75  0 Comment on Ford Repeats as Polk Automotive Loyalty Award Winner
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Ford Repeats as Polk Automotive Loyalty Award Winner

When it comes to owner loyalty, the Ford Motor Company boasts the highest customer retention rate among car shoppers. When…

0 115  4 Comments on Luxury Electric: 2014 Cadillac ELR
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Luxury Electric: 2014 Cadillac ELR

It will have taken nearly five years for the Cadillac Converj go from concept to reality, but the wait may…

0 75  1 Comment on Ford Finishes First in Experian Automotive Brand Loyalty Report
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Ford Finishes First in Experian Automotive Brand Loyalty Report

Brand loyalty and new car purchases. The Ford Motor Company enjoys the highest brand loyalty among automotive brands according to…

0 164  5 Comments on Ford Atlas Hints at Pickup Truck Future
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Ford Atlas Hints at Pickup Truck Future

The future of the pickup truck is likely to face a big challenge in coming years as federal fuel economy…

0 60  0 Comment on Price Drop: 2013 Nissan LEAF Now $28,800
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Price Drop: 2013 Nissan LEAF Now $28,800

Electric vehicle affordability has been a major sticking point for new car shoppers. These cars are routinely priced at twice…

0 80  2 Comments on Unveiled: All-New 2014 Infiniti Q50 Sedan
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Unveiled: All-New 2014 Infiniti Q50 Sedan

Infiniti is in the midst of a transformation, one that has this Japanese luxury brand modifying its naming convention, by…

0 171  0 Comment on Revealed: C7 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
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Revealed: C7 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

The Chevrolet Corvette is a powerfully emotive vehicle, one with a loyal following of enthusiasts, representing the perfect halo model…

0 85  4 Comments on Lincoln MKC Concept: When Reality Happens
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Lincoln MKC Concept: When Reality Happens

Car manufacturers routinely introduce concept vehicles at popular auto shows to gauge customer and media feedback. Though most concepts are…

0 343  1 Comment on List of Best Minivans for 2012
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List of Best Minivans for 2012

The modern minivan segment was launched nearly 30 years ago when the Dodge Caravan and Plymouth Voyager were introduced to…

0 300  1 Comment on List of Best Compact Crossover SUVs for 2012
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List of Best Compact Crossover SUVs for 2012

Small or compact crossover sport utility vehicles are popular models with vehicles such as the Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV-4 and…

0 102  1 Comment on Ford Announces Plans to Hire 2,200 Salaried Employees
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Ford Announces Plans to Hire 2,200 Salaried Employees

The U.S. auto industry has been in a hiring mood of late with job announcements made from Honda, Nissan, General…