Archive for February, 2008

Massive Ford Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released the following recall for many Ford cars concerning cruise control switches:  Thursday, February 28, 2008 Contact: Karen Aldana Telephone: (202) 366-9550 Consumer Advisory: NHTSA Warns Ford, Lincoln and Mercury Owners of Fire Hazards Involving Faulty Cruise Control Switches in Recalled Vehicles That Have Not Been Repaired Owners of Recalled […]

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THE NEW MERCEDES-BENZ C63 AMG MAKES U.S. DRIVING DEBUT New Model Priced At $54,625 PARADISE VALLEY, AZ  – The 2008 Mercedes-AMG C63 AMG is making its on-road debut in the U.S. this week as U.S. journalists test-drive the new car on a wide range of roads through Arizona’s mountain and desert terrain.  The 2008 C63 […]

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Imagine flying down a narrow, tree-lined, dirt road at over 100mph in a stiff little hatchback with mondo power. You have no idea where you’re going, which is why there is a co-pilot sitting next to you reading off the upcoming corners as you approach them at insane speeds. “Sharp Left Now!”… “Right Over Bridge!”…. […]

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Nissan of America announced that they are recalling 16,365 2008 Infiniti EX35 and 2009 Nissan Murano vehicles. The vehicles are being recalled to correct software in the passenger airbag control unit, which on some cars has failed or gone faulty. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stated: “Due to incorrect software programming, the airbag control […]

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Ford Invests Even More In China

Asia is the fastest growing market for automobile makers. Ford wants to dominate by setting up show early. The blue oval folks are again investing heavy dollars in China. This will start with a $58 million dollar investment from Ford and it’s local partners. The goal here is to create a joint venture that would […]

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Porsche is notorious for being stubborn. The folks at Porsche just don’t think they do anything wrong. They have good reason too, they make more money per car sold than any other car maker. Porsche is also known for their engineering prowess. Who do you think designed Harley’s V-Rod motorcycle engine? Yup, the boys from […]

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Volvo has officially served it’s version of the small luxury SUV. Pictures leaked onto the net recently and the company’s now named XC60. The new model was suppose to be officially unveiled at the 2008 Geneva Auto Show. The company is obviously playing it of as nothing has happened and are ready and set for […]

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Capitalizing on the success of their recently released new M3, BMW is launching an all new four-door sedan version. This is the second time in history that BMW’s famed sports coupe has come in sedan form. The last and only other time was with the E36 body style car, available from 1992-1999. This new four-door […]

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If you are considering leasing, there are several things to keep in mind. The monthly payments on a lease are usually lower than monthly finance payments on the same vehicle because you are paying for the vehicle’s expected depreciation during the lease term, plus a rent charge, taxes, and fees. But at the end of […]

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Understanding Vehicle Financing

Understanding Vehicle Financing With prices averaging more than $20,000 for a new vehicle and $9,500 for a four-year-old vehicle, most consumers need financing or leasing to acquire a vehicle. In some cases, buyers use “direct lending:” they obtain a loan directly from a finance company, bank or credit union. In direct lending, a buyer agrees […]

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