Month: September 2014

0 104  0 Comment on Branding: What’s In a Model Name?
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Branding: What’s In a Model Name?

Last week, GM announced the name for its long-expected, ultra-luxurious Cadillac sedan. Originally code-named LTS (or Omega), the new model…

0 219  4 Comments on Sweet Swede: 2015.5 Volvo XC60 T6 Drive-E
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Sweet Swede: 2015.5 Volvo XC60 T6 Drive-E

On the road with a Swedish wagon. You are to be forgiven if you have have some difficulty placing the…

0 179  7 Comments on Zoom-Zoom and a Mazda CX-5
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Zoom-Zoom and a Mazda CX-5

A sporty CUV with luxurious features. Mazda is one of the smaller of Japan’s six automakers that still maintain a…

0 98  4 Comments on How Are Insurance Scores Determined?
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How Are Insurance Scores Determined?

If you have not heard of your insurance score, you are not alone. An insurance score, like a credit score,…

0 87  1 Comment on Great Leap Forward: Cadillac to New York
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Great Leap Forward: Cadillac to New York

Big Apple relocation for Cadillac in the works. Fresh on the heels of its announcement that its upcoming full-bodied, top-of-the-range…

0 112  1 Comment on Will Fiat Chrysler Rescue Mitsubishi?
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Will Fiat Chrysler Rescue Mitsubishi?

Mitsubishi will supply pickup trucks to Fiat. Fiat and Mitsubishi signed a “memorandum of understanding” or MOU last week, whereby…

0 94  5 Comments on Grand Cadillac to be Built in Detroit
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Grand Cadillac to be Built in Detroit

New model will sit at the top of Cadillac’s model range. The worst kept secret in the automobile industry is…

0 119  8 Comments on Compact Luxury Value: 2015 Audi A3 Sedan 2.0T
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Compact Luxury Value: 2015 Audi A3 Sedan 2.0T

Second generation A3 meets an important price point. Take one look at the Audi pecking order and you’ll find a…

0 156  1 Comment on This Week: Fall 2014 Charlotte AutoFair
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This Week: Fall 2014 Charlotte AutoFair

It may not be known as the “greatest show on earth” but the Charlotte AutoFair has its own notoriety amongst…

0 132  6 Comments on About the 2015 Jeep Renegade
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About the 2015 Jeep Renegade

The Jeep brand continues to set sales records and shows no signs of losing ground. New or updated models have…

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0 317  5 Comments on The Average Cost of Hail Damage Repair
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The Average Cost of Hail Damage Repair

Hail Damage and Your Car: What is the Cost? A line of dark, foreboding clouds begins to appear on the…

0 202  12 Comments on Wouldn’t You Really Rather Have a Buick (LaCrosse)?
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Wouldn’t You Really Rather Have a Buick (LaCrosse)?

Buick’s flagship sedan now delivers Wi-Fi and more. Buick calls its LaCrosse a luxury, midsize sedan. Though there is little…

0 98  3 Comments on About the 2015 Lincoln Navigator
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About the 2015 Lincoln Navigator

Now that the Ford Motor Company has turned its attention to Lincoln, new and updated products are debuting with more…

0 87  0 Comment on Huge Tax Breaks Overshadow Tesla’s Gigafactory Deal
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Huge Tax Breaks Overshadow Tesla’s Gigafactory Deal

Tesla Motors announced late last week that it had chosen a location near Reno, Nevada, for its highly-anticipated gigafactory. The…

0 260  3 Comments on Wheels4Hope: Dependable Transportation For Low-Wage Earners
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Wheels4Hope: Dependable Transportation For Low-Wage Earners

Updated August 19, 2019, to reflect office changes. A North Carolina-based nonprofit is making a difference for thousands of residents….

0 180  10 Comments on Top-of-the-Range Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited Delivers
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Top-of-the-Range Subaru Legacy 3.6R Limited Delivers

Subaru continues to ride on a crest of month-over-month sales increases, based largely on its mix of utility vehicles. Not…

0 91  2 Comments on Sparkling New Mazda Miata Debuts
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Sparkling New Mazda Miata Debuts

World debut for an iconic roadster. Mazda holds a special place in the hearts and minds of certain car owners…

0 65  1 Comment on Highlights of August 2014 US Auto Sales
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Highlights of August 2014 US Auto Sales

Subaru, Chrysler and Nissan Headline Aug. 2014 US Auto Sales. US auto sales for August 2014 were robust with some…

0 105  1 Comment on Flummoxed by New Car Technology? You Are Not Alone.
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Flummoxed by New Car Technology? You Are Not Alone.

J.D. Power 2014 Multimedia Quality and Satisfaction Study reveals much. New car owners love their technologies, but only when they…

0 74  1 Comment on Subprime Auto Lending Bubble? Not So, Says Equifax
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Subprime Auto Lending Bubble? Not So, Says Equifax

Bad credit car loans: what is the risk? Within the next few days, you will learn that August 2014 auto…