Archive for November, 2009

It turns out that Twitter is useful for something besides exposing idiotic celebrities and disseminating information about a potential revolution in progress. There’s a practical consumer use for the 140 character or less social blogging site too. Pontiac used twitter to let everyone know its nationwide inventory was almost gone on Wednesday, according to Jalopnik. […]

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Buying a used car can be a scary decision. It’s hard to know what kind of life a car had before it went up for sale. Buying a car online is even scarier than usual, because it’s usually not possible to see every car in person, so an unscrupulous seller could sell a lemon and […]

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Renault-Nissan’s CEO Carlos Ghosn announced that the company plans to build the world’s cheapest car. Renault-Nissan plans to build a car that will sell for less than the Tata Nano’s $2,500 MSRP. The car will be built for Nissan-Renault by Indian scooter and rickshaw maker Bajaj, according to Autoblog. Neither company has ever built a […]

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General Motors will be bringing the electric Cadillac Converj to market, according to the Detroit News.  The Converj was first seen as a concept car in 2009 and received a lot of attention from the media and consumers.  The Converj will be based on the Chevy Volt electric car, which will go into production this […]

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Ford has introduced the first ever seat belts that include an inflatable airbag to help prevent head and neck injuries in a car crash. The seat belt airbags are designed only for rear seats and will debut in the next generation Ford Explorer. The seat belt airbags spread the force of a collision over five […]

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Is Hummer Going Green?

The Hummer brand of off-road trucks has become a poster child for anti-environmentalism over the past decade, but that could change under the new owners. The company has announced that the 2010 Hummer H3 will be available with a flex-fuel engine that can run on E85 fuel, according to Autoblog. With Hummer becoming a standalone […]

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For the month of November, European carmakers are offering some great deals on their newly introduced 2010 models. Only VW is advertising incentives on 09 models, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t consider shopping for a leftover if you’re looking for a higher end car. You could save a ton if you’re willing to put […]

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In November, buyers can take advantage of an increase in leasing incentives from the foreign automakers. Most of the lease specials are on the new 2010 models. Manufacturers are also offering big savings on 2009 models, as they try to clear them off dealers’ lots. Honda – Honda is offering only one auto loan incentive […]

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The best new car rebates and incentives for this month are on leftover 2009 models. Because of slower than expected sales over the past year, dealers are stuck with large stocks of unsold cars and truck from last year. Manufacturers are more desperate than ever to unload the remaining inventory of 2009 cars and trucks […]

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October auto sales numbers are in and Ford is wowing everyone by announcing its $1 billion third quarter profit Monday. Not only that, Ford saw a 3.1% increase compared to October of last year. “Consumer demand for our new high-quality, fuel-efficient products is driving Ford’s market share gains,” said Ken Czubay, Ford vice president, U.S. […]

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