Archive for February, 2009

If you’re in the market for a new car, you should check out this list just released by Consumer Reports. The magazine tested more than 300 vehicles at its Auto Test Center to come up with the top picks for 2009. Reliability is such a huge factor right now in car shoppers’ vehicle considerations, especially […]

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One way consumers can save money on auto maintenance costs is by comparison shopping and calling several dealerships and independent shops, according to a new analysis in Consumer Reports’ Annual Auto issue. “Consumers are feeling the pinch these days, but with a little detective work, they can save hundreds, while still taking proper care of […]

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Tuesday, March 3, Rick Treworgy’s Muscle Car City in Punta Gorda, Fla., will open to the public. The car museum will feature nearly 200 muscle cars like Chevelles, Camaros and Corvettes, USA Today reports.The owner, Rick Treworgy, owns 64 Chevy Corvettes and 12 Pontiac GTOs himself. Located next door to the muscle car museum is […]

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Hyundai’s new Assurance program is generating buzz among those in the auto industry. The concept of being able to return your car without penalty if you lose your income seems to be taking the fear out of taking out a car loan now. It’s been reported that consumers aren’t buying cars right now for fear […]

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  General Motors posted a $9.6 billion net loss in the fourth quarter of 2008, and burned through $6.2 billion in cash during the same period. GM ended the quarter with $14 billion in cash, reports CNN Money. The automaker received part of a bailout loan from the government at the end of last year […]

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  The Tata Nano will be launched March 23, according to its manufacturer, India’s Tata Motors Ltd. The Nano will be the cheapest car in the world when it’s launched. The micro-car will cost 100,000 rupee ($2,082 USD) and will be launched at an event in Mumbai and displayed at Tata Motors’ dealerships across the […]

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Sport tuner Prodrive is now opening up listings for its retired rally cars, according to a recent Autoweek article. Instead of sending its trusty dirt-blazing supercars to Subaru heaven, it may get you behind the wheel of one of these babies. Isn’t that nice of them? Image courtesy of Autoweek.com. Prodrive ranks among one of the […]

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On February 17, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The bill includes $111 billion for infrastructure projects. The president has used the proposal of these shovel-ready projects to help sell his economic stimulus package. While $111 billion can pave miles of roads and build numerous bridges, will this ensure you a smooth drive to work? Not so fast. […]

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Next time you make, oh, I don’t know, another $150,000, and want to really throw your middle finger up at high gas prices, put this Mercedes on your shopping list. This is the ultimate urban assault vehicle, a G-Class Benz tuned by Brabus, as reported on Autoweek.com. One of the few groups who think a […]

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After your loan officer looks at you like you’re crazy, you can say, “really, it’s my new AIRPod from MDI.”  The company plans on starting production on the AIRPod this spring.  AIRPods with CEO Guy Negre (courtesy of http://www.hybridcars.com/). The AIRPod by Moteur Development International can seat three adults, two facing forward and one facing the […]

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