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  • Toyota Scion iQ – The Smallest And Most Fuel Economic Car On The Line

    Toyota Scion iQ – The Smallest And Most Fuel Economic Car On The Line

    It may not look like this tiny car packs a lot of power, but the 2012 Toyota Scion iQ comes with an electric engine and a lithium ion battery. The car has already been released in Japan, which slightly differs from the model that is...

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  • Auto Start-up Buys Old GM Plant In Delaware

    Auto Start-up Buys Old GM Plant In Delaware

    After GM Motors closed its Delaware plants, nearly 10,000 workers were laid off. Nearly three years later and a new automotive player is in the game. Fisker Automotive, which is based out of California, purchased the 142 acre site for just under $20 million. The...

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  • Mitt Romney Questions The Effectiveness Of The Automotive Bailout

    Mitt Romney Questions The Effectiveness Of The Automotive Bailout

    Its been more than two years since the federal government, and to most it is clear that the effort was a success. However, presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a different opinion. Although Ford is now the second most popular car manufacturer in the United States...

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  • Toyota Issues Yet Another Vehicle Recall

    Toyota Issues Yet Another Vehicle Recall

    Over the last few years, car manufacturer Toyota has gone from having one of the best reputations amongst consumers to being avoided because of ongoing recall issues. The Toyota Prius, which has been in production since the year 2000, was recalled by Toyota because of...

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  • Why Used Cars Are A Major Asset

    Why Used Cars Are A Major Asset

    Although most consumers thoroughly enjoy the prospect of owning a new vehicle, the fact of the matter is that purchasing a used car is often the best course of action. Unfortunately, many consumers have preconceived notions about used cars in general. When due diligence is...

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  • GM To Bring Back Last Of Its Laid Off Factory Workers

    GM To Bring Back Last Of Its Laid Off Factory Workers

    From 2008 until late 2009, every major North American auto maker laid off a huge portion of its staff. Since the automotive industry has slowly rebounded, companies such as Ford and General Motors have been rehiring previous laid off workers in order to boost production...

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  • Nissan Having A Difficult Time Keeping Up With Leaf Orders

    Nissan Having A Difficult Time Keeping Up With Leaf Orders

    It appears that all of Nissan’s marketing for its newest all electric car has paid off. More than 27,000 customers have pre-ordered the Nissan Leaf but the auto maker has barely delivered over 1,200 models so far. The Japanese market has responded to the smart...

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  • Nissan Proves That The Leaf Is A Force To Be Reckoned With

    Nissan Proves That The Leaf Is A Force To Be Reckoned With

    One of the major concerns of new car shoppers is finding a car that is exciting to drive. In other words, consumers want to get a deal but they also want their vehicles to pack a mean punch. After the first hybrids became available, the...

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  • Antique Pickup Trucks Are A Big Hit With Classic Car Collectors

    Antique Pickup Trucks Are A Big Hit With Classic Car Collectors

    It is not uncommon to see fleets of classic cars being driven to classic auto shows on any given day in the US. From restoration to auctions, classic cars are a big business. Collectors have always held well maintained classic cars in high esteem, but...

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  • Auto Manufacturers Looking To Put ‘Apps’ Into New Cars

    Auto Manufacturers Looking To Put ‘Apps’ Into New Cars

    While smart phones have become increasingly popular, automotive makers have been struggling to get new car shoppers to buy. For just a few hundred dollars, consumers can purchase a state of the art smart phone that will allow them to be connected with their friends,...

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