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Chevrolet Betting Big on Mainstream Cars

the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Call 2015 the year of the big car reveal for Chevrolet. Though Chevrolet has had no problems selling its trucks, large SUVs and performance cars, sales of Chevrolet passenger cars have been lagging. In March, Chevrolet sold 16,552 Malibu midsize cars. While that’s an increase over February Malibu sales, Toyota sold 40,800 of its Camry midsize cars in March, and Honda sold 26,018 Accord models. Alan Batey, president, GM North America and Global Chevrolet, says that ... continue reading»

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Will Low Lease Deals Get Shoppers to Give Electric Cars a Try?

2015 Chevrolet Spark EV You've probably been behind one at a red light, wondering where the exhaust pipe is, and you've likely seen a commercial for one on TV. Though many consumers are somewhat familiar with electric cars, U.S. car buyers have been slow to embrace these vehicles. Fortune reports that in 2014, U.S. consumers bought 119,710 electric cars and plug-in hybrids, representing less than 1 percent of the 16.5 million vehicles that were sold in the U ... continue reading»

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As Prices Drop, Holidays are the Best Time to Buy a Used Car

Used Car Dealership If you’ve been thinking about buying a used or certified pre-owned car, now could be a great time to buy. CarGurus reports that used car prices have dropped 5.4 percent on average since May, and prices could fall an additional 2 percent by the end of January. [Read: How to Buy a Car] “For used car shoppers, it really is the most wonderful time of the year to find a great deal,” says Dave Galvin, director of data ... continue reading»

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How Big Brother Gets in Your Car

By now, most of us realize that when we go online, we give up some privacy. Anyone who’s browsed for something on Amazon.com only to have related ads pop up on other sites knows that. However, offline, you might not have as much privacy as you think you do, and some of that lack of privacy can come in what is a fairly private space: your car. Here are four groups that are inviting Big Brother to ride ... continue reading»

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Small Cars that Get 40 MPG Highway

2015 Honda Fit One of the advantages of buying a small car is that they are often among the most fuel-efficient vehicles on the market and are relatively inexpensive. Automakers are engineering new cars to meet increasingly stringent fuel economy standards, but some models are thriftier on fuel than others. We've rounded up some of the highest-ranking affordable small cars and hatchbacks that get an EPA fuel economy estimate of 40 mpg or more on the highway. We've also included information ... continue reading»

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