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Generation Y's Auto Aversion, By The Numbers: Can It Be Fixed?

Generation Y's Auto Aversion, By The Numbers: Can It Be Fixed?

We've spilled a lot of ink on Millennials and their aversion to buying cars. Some data indicates that folks born between 1981 and 2001 are so un- and under-employed that their parents are the only ones who can afford to shop the showrooms. Other studies suggest that Gen Y finds driving to be a... read more

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2013 Chevrolet Spark minicar

Car Sales May Jump 18.7% Due To Demand For Fuel Efficiency

New car sales have been breaking records in 2012, and there's little sign of that changing in August. In fact, analysts at Kelley Blue Book expect that this month's figures... read more August 24, 2012 by  1

2013 Ford F-150

July 2012 Car Sales: The Best-Selling (And Worst-Selling) Vehicles

July, it seems, was an odd month for car sales. While some manufacturers (like Chrysler) posted serious gains over last July, other automakers (like GM and, surprisingly... read more August 3, 2012 by  0

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Good Deals Hard To Find, Thanks To Strong Sales, Easy Credit

Summers are usually slow at auto dealerships, but this year has been an exception. That's great news for folks working the sales floors, but not so good for shoppers hoping... read more August 3, 2012 by  2

2013 Ford Explorer Sport

July 2012 Car Sales: Summer Heat Brings Surprising Numbers

Even as the global economy continues to flounder amid debt crises and high unemployment, car sales in the U.S. ride the tide of an aging fleet that needs replacing and rising... read more August 1, 2012 by  0

2012 Lexus LFA right-hand drive model

Toyota Regains Title Of World's Best-Selling Automaker

Last year was rough for Toyota. Like businesses and individuals across Japan, the company suffered devastating setbacks following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Later... read more July 26, 2012 by  3

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Average Fuel Economy Of New Cars Slips In June

Back in March, the average fuel economy of new cars sold in America hit an all-time high of 24.1 mpg -- the first time that figure had ever crossed the 24 mpg mark. Since... read more July 6, 2012 by  1

2013 Ford F-150

June 2012 Car Sales: The Best-Selling (And Worst-Selling) Vehicles

History, it’s said, is doomed to repeat itself. Nowhere is this more evident than in June's new car sales, particularly the monthly list of best (and worst) selling... read more July 5, 2012 by  6

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

June 2012 Car Sales: Fireworks Or Sparklers This July 4th?

Car sales were stronger at the major automakers in June, but the pre-July 4th fireworks could fizzle later this year. Economic indicators are mixed, and analysts worry that... read more July 3, 2012 by  0

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June Auto Sales May Have Hit A Record High

There's good news and bad news for folks in the automotive sector. GOOD NEWS We'll start with the good news (because it's Monday, and kicking off with the bad stuff seems... read more July 2, 2012 by  0

2012 Chevrolet Equinox LTZ

J.D. Power: June Car Sales Will Grow By Double Digits

J.D. Power pointed out the impressive gains in initial vehicle quality yesterday, and today it's calling at least a ground-rule double for June sales--even though the month... read more June 21, 2012 by  0

2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Roadster

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Preview, Mercedes SLS AMG GT Revealed: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we previewed the 2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek and Mazda is going racing with its new diesel engine. McLaren revealed a power upgrade to the MP4-12C and... read more June 5, 2012 by  0

2013 Ford F-150 Lariat

May 2012 Car Sales: The Best-Selling (And Worst-Selling) Vehicles

May’s overall vehicle sales are perhaps best summed up by author Charles Dickens, who once penned, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”... read more June 4, 2012 by  2

2012 Subaru Impreza

May 2012 Car Sales: The Ohana Edition

Disney fans know the Hawai'ian word ohana can mean family, or, "no one gets left behind." Apparently, car buyers haven't forgotten the meaning: they returned to showrooms for... read more June 3, 2012 by  0 sales projections for May 2012

Zoom-Zoom: Analysts Predict 32% Growth In New Car Sales

Looking for a bit of good news to send you off on your long, holiday weekend?* According to, May's new vehicle sales should come in 32% above May 2011. As... read more May 25, 2012 by  5

2012 Volkswagen Golf R

Total Car Score’s Top Cars For College Grads

Celebrating graduation from college may also be an occasion to venture into the new car market. With about-to-be college grads, and perhaps some of their parents, looking for... read more May 11, 2012 by  2


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