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GM Enhances Pontiac G6 for 2009

GM Enhances Pontiac G6 for 2009

GM makes significant tweaks to its mid-size G6 lineup going into a rather bleak 2009 model year. Actually, GM says these changes are for the "2009.5" Pontiac G6, set to arrive at dealerships in January. Visual and powertrain enhancements are meant to bring the G6 more solidly into Pontiac's... read more

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2009 Toyota Highlander

2009 Toyota Highlander Gets 2.7-Liter Four, 20/27 EPA Ratings

Toyota will be fitting its new four-cylinder--also the base engine in the new 2009 Toyota Venza--to its slightly larger 2009 Toyota Highlander SUV. The engine displaces 2.7... read more November 4, 2008 by  0

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VW and Barneys New York Present "Peace and Love: Have a Hippie Holiday"

Put a little love in your heart. Make love, not war. And peace out, man! VW, sitting pretty from its perch of record profits, wants to wish you all some tranquility this... read more November 3, 2008 by  3

2009 Dodge Grand Caravan C/V

A Bright Reminiscence for a Rainy Day: The Chrysler Minivan

Some decades ago, things were just as bleak for Chrysler as they are now. It had an obsolete, aging lineup that Americans weren't buying (basically a host of full-frame... read more November 3, 2008 by  3

2009 Audi A4

Taxpayers Help Automakers: Whom Would You Bet Your Money On?

In the December issue of Automobile Magazine, editor Jamie Kitman excoriates American auto manufacturers. He claims they should've seen the handwriting on the wall with the... read more November 3, 2008 by  5

2009 Nissan Versa S

2009 Nissan Versa 1.6 Sedan - $9,990 MSRP, 34 mpg

Today Nissan announces a new entry-level 2009 Versa Sedan that's more affordable to both purchase and own. This vehicle rings in at a shocking $9,990 and achieves an EPA... read more October 31, 2008 by  12

2009 Honda Civic

Honda Shuffles Civic, CR-V Production

While other automakers are shutting down plants in record numbers, leaner manufacturers like Honda are shifting production and altering output of various manufacturing... read more October 29, 2008 by  0

2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid

What Would Charles Barkley Drive (WWCBD)?

What would you ask an NBA standout and future Alabama governor if you ran into him at a local bagelry? Probably WWCBD, right? (Translation: What Would Charles Barkley Drive?)... read more October 28, 2008 by  1

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Oil Prices Drop Ever Further

According to Reuters, reporting from Vienna, an emergency OPEC meeting today concluded with a quick decision to cut oil production by 1.5 million barrels per day in an... read more October 24, 2008 by  1


Car Shoppers Using Internet More as Market Shifts

J.D. Power and Associates today released their 2008 New Study, which indicates an increasing number of shoppers turning to the Internet to research vehicles... read more October 15, 2008 by  0

Hummer Dealership

GMAC Forced to Tighten Lending Requirements

Even if you are among the shrinking number of Americans who want to snag a screaming deal on a new GM vehicle, better make sure you have cash on hand or that your credit... read more October 14, 2008 by  0

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That Sucking Sound? It's Car Sales for a While, J.D. Power Says

Twitching in sympathetic agony with the Dow Jones Industrial, auto sales estimates for the remainder of 2008 and 2009 just keep getting uglier. J.D. Power and Associates... read more October 9, 2008 by  0

2009 Dodge Journey

J.D. Power Study Points at Dealerships as Cause for 'Escaped Shoppers'

According to a new study by J.D. Power and Associates, shoppers reject most vehicles simply due to their experience while visiting a dealership. In its 2008 Escaped Shopper... read more September 24, 2008 by  1

2005 Toyota Camry 4-door Sedan XLE Auto (Natl) Open Doors

CR: Used Cars Can Save You Plenty

Consumer Reports' latest issue dispenses some wisdom that penny-pinching fathers have been harping on since the dawn of time: It's nearly always cheaper to buy a used car... read more September 3, 2008 by  1

Car Dealer

Are Dealers Doing a Better Job Satisfying Customers?

That's the question posed by researchers wondering whether dealers are doing a better job than conventional wisdom would suggest. We've all heard the horror stories, of... read more June 30, 2008 by  1

Old Gas Pumps

Pumping Gas: Your Chain E-Mail Is Wrong

You already know that gas prices hurt, and maybe you also know a way to find the best price in your area. When it comes to getting the most out of the pump, though, some... read more June 9, 2008 by  2


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