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One Week Later: Automakers Show Support For Oklahoma

One Week Later: Automakers Show Support For Oklahoma

On Monday, May 20, a tornado touched down in the town of Moore, a suburb of Oklahoma City. Tornadoes are a fact of life in the Midwest, but this one was far from ordinary -- a fact proven by the numbers we use to describe it: 200 mph winds, 1.3 miles wide, a path of destruction 17 miles long, 377... read more

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Hurricane Sandy Heightens Sales Divide Between Detroit & Foreign Automakers

Five weeks after Hurricane Sandy made landfall, life across much of the northeast has returned to normal (or a rough approximation thereof). But some automakers have followed... read more December 6, 2012 by  3


 
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Hurricane Sandy’s New And Used Car Toll: Up To 200,000 Vehicles Could Be Scrapped

The floodwaters may be receding and the massive cleanup in progress from the worst Atlantic storm ever recorded, but it’s just the beginning of getting back to normal... read more November 12, 2012 by 


 
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Should Gas Stations Have Backup Power For Pumps? Some Say No

In the areas of the U.S. affected by Hurricane Sandy, lines for gasoline have been long. The problem isn't really one of supply; rather, it seems to be one of electricity... read more November 9, 2012 by  5


 
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Used Car Prices Tick Up After Sandy, But Beware Of Flooded Finds [UPDATED]

UPDATE: See below The effects of Hurricane Sandy are far bigger than many imagined. The storm reshaped communities, and some will argue that it changed the outcome of... read more November 7, 2012 by  1


 
Damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast

The Auto Industry's Response To Hurricane Sandy

One week ago, after Hurricane Sandy's violent landfall, residents along America's eastern seaboard awoke to starkly different landscapes than they ones they'd known a few... read more November 6, 2012 by 


 
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The Top Car News Stories Of 2011

The year 2011 will not go down in history as the happiest year for the auto industry. From March's destructive earthquake and tsunami in Japan, to the year-long Saab saga... read more December 22, 2011 by  1


 
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Redesigned 2012 Honda CR-V To Launch On Schedule

Good news for family buyers waiting for the new 2012 Honda CR-V small crossover SUV: Honda plans to launch the redesigned CR-V on schedule. This comes just a week after Honda... read more November 9, 2011 by  1


 
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2012 Honda CR-V Will Arrive On Time, Despite Supply Shortages

Last week, Honda warned shoppers that the redesigned 2012 CR-V could be delayed due to severe flooding in Thailand. An article posted last night to Auto News, however... read more November 9, 2011 by  1


 
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As Car Sales Increase, Bargains Will Likely Be Harder To Find

Thanks in part to record incentives, car sales in the United States are up, but that brings with it both good news and bad news. First the good news: consumers don’t... read more November 2, 2011 by 


 
2012 Honda CR-V Concept

2012 Honda CR-V May Be Delayed Due To Thailand Floods

Flooding in Thailand has begun making serious waves in the U.S. According to a press release, the disaster will force Honda to scale back production at facilities across the... read more November 1, 2011 by 


 

Toyota Suspends U.S. Production Due To Floods In Thailand

The floods ravaging Thailand have been back-page news in much of the U.S., but as the water continues to rise, it may finally saturate the headlines. The latest news is that... read more October 27, 2011 by 


 
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Incentives Edge Higher, Sales Rate Hits A New Record

Incentive spending is up among many automakers, and when incentives rise, car sales often follow. In fact, new data suggests a Seasonally Adjusted Annualized Rate (SAAR) of... read more October 26, 2011 by 


 
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Flood Waters May Be Receding, But Flood-Damaged Car Scams Are On The Rise

One scam is on the rise and consumers are wise to be leery of used car deals that sound too good to be true. The old adage of “Buyer, beware” holds doubly true... read more September 26, 2011 by 


 
Hurricane Irene

Gas Prices Up Slightly Over Labor Day Weekend: Irene To Blame?

If you're packing the coolers, the picnic blankets, and the rooftop carrier—and heading out on the road over the Labor Day holiday weekend, be glad that you're not... read more August 31, 2011 by 


 
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Six Car Tips To Help You Wade Through Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene is poised to make landfall on the Eastern seaboard, then cruise up the coast, impacting up to 50 million drivers in cities from Washington, D.C., to Boston... read more August 26, 2011 by  1


 
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