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A different 'American made' index puts Toyota & Honda on top

A different 'American made' index puts Toyota & Honda on top

Last week, we wrote about the 2016 Made In America Auto Index, compiled by the Kogod School of Business at American University. Today, Cars.com published its 2016 American-Made Index, and though the name might sound similar, its rankings are very, very different. The Kogod School of Business takes... read more

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2011 Honda Fit Sport

Hondas To Be As 'American' As Detroit Cars By 2015?

A few weeks ago, we wondered whether U.S. consumers found it more important to buy a car that's "made in America" or one that's made by an American company. The post... read more August 17, 2012 by 14


 
American flag

Is 'Made In America' More Important Than 'Made By U.S. Company'?

When you're looking for a new ride, which is more important: the company that makes the car or the country where it's made? Once upon a time, that question would've seemed... read more July 5, 2012 by 23


 
Overweight driver buckling seatbelt

Obesity Costs America $4 Billion Per Year At The Pump

Now is the time when many Americans look up from their laptops and start thinking seriously about summer vacations. Now is also the time when many of us look down and realize... read more May 2, 2012 by 1


 
2011 BMW 3-Series Coupe

Searching For The Worst Stretch Of Road In America

Bedeviled by potholes the size of trashcans that somehow just haven’t been repaired along your daily drive? Who among us hasn’t cringed after hitting that dip or... read more May 2, 2011 by 0


 
2007 Saturn Relay 4-door Wagon Relay 1 Trunk

Why Choose a Saturn

If you’re currently thinking about buying a new car but aren’t sure which manufacturer to go with, you should know that Saturn is a great choice. This popular car... read more September 27, 2010 by 0


 
2010 Honda Accord Coupe

Aftermarket Parts: A Way To Deny New Car Warranties

Car dealers tend to be in the driver’s seat when the call has to be made on what is covered by your new car warranty. How can that be, you say, it’s all there in... read more September 11, 2010 by 1


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse First Drive

Why You Should Choose A Buick

If you’re thinking of purchasing a new or used car, you’ll definitely want to consider a Buick model as one of your top choices. There really is no better or more... read more August 31, 2010 by 0


 
2004 Pontiac Vibe

Toyota Recall Affects GM's Pontiac Vibe: Part I

Toyota recently announced a voluntary recall of 1.1 million Corolla and Matrix models. Model years affected were 2005 through 2008. 160 complaints relating stalling and rough... read more August 30, 2010 by 0


 
2010 Volkswagen GTI 2-door HB Man PZEV Angular Front Exterior View

VW Golf Ad Of The Week: Infidelity, Reliability, Jealousy

Many of my friends and acquaintances know of my ambivalence toward VW cars of all stripes. Their cars run the gamut from practical (Golf, Sharan, Touran, Polo) to very sporty... read more August 24, 2010 by 2


 
2010 Volkswagen Passat

Free Credit Report: Save Money On Your Car Loan By Managing Your Credit: Part II

Yesterday we discovered that managing your credit is crucial if you hope to get the best interest rate on your car loan. See Part I here. If you end up paying a few... read more August 23, 2010 by 0


 
2009 Mazda MAZDA5

Mazda’s Worldwide Recall: 215,000 Vehicles In The U.S.

Mazda has issued a recall notice that includes 215,000 vehicles in the United States, 100,000 in Canada and Mexico, and 11,000 in China. The company stated that it plans to... read more August 19, 2010 by 0


 
2010 Chrysler Town & Country

TARP Update Says Car Dealer Cuts Too Severe

Remember the hue and cry over all the car dealerships that were forced to close in the wake of the federal government’s involvement in the GM and Chrysler near failures... read more August 19, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T

Hyundai Trying Harder To Win Customer Approval: Part I

Hyundai continues to earn the approval of savvy car buyers with the roll out of another consumer-based program designed to A) educate Hyundai owners, and B) save them money... read more August 9, 2010 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Beware Car Dealers Price Gouging Chevrolet Volt

Car buyers have always had to watch out for car dealers who excessively mark-up the price of new models in the late summer/fall when a new model year rolls around. In this... read more August 5, 2010 by 1


 
2011 Toyota Sienna

Is It Cool To Own A Minivan?

Toyota is employing a brand new marketing campaign for the Toyota Sienna by coming up with a music video to show that it really is cool to own a minivan. Called the... read more August 5, 2010 by 2


 

 
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