Record Number of Americans Expected to Travel for Holidays

It’s tough to get 30 percent of the U.S. population to agree on anything, but there is something 30 percent of Americans will all be doing in the next two weeks: traveling for the holidays. According to AAA, 94.5 million Americans will be traveling at least 50 miles from home between now and the end of the year. That’s a new high, and AAA says it’s the fifth consecutive time the number of Americans traveling ... continue reading»

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2014 Infiniti Q50 Earns Five-Star Safety Rating

November sales for Infiniti, Nissan's luxury  brand, were up 10.5 percent compared to a year ago, and now the company has another reason to celebrate: The 2014 Infiniti Q50 and Q50 Hybrid midsize sedans have both earned five-star overall safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. In addition to the five-star overall score, which is the highest score possible, the Q50 and Q50 Hybrid earned four-star frontal crash test ratings and five-star ratings for side crash ... continue reading»

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November New Car Sales Are Strong

New car sales in November were extremely strong, with a 16.4 million vehicle sales rate, which is a 7.2 percent increase over the new car sales rate in November 2012. Chrysler Group saw a 16 percent increase in sales compared to November 2012, while General Motors saw a 19 percent sales increase. Ford sales were up 7 percent compared to November 2012. The automaker reported its best November sales since 2004. Reuters reports, “Major automakers reported their best ... continue reading»

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Black Friday Car Deals

Forget cutting your Thanksgiving dinner short to stand in line at a big box store. Sure, saving a couple hundred dollars on a TV or laptop sounds great – sounds great that is, until you think about saving thousands of dollars on a new car. Some car companies are getting in on Black Friday sales and deals. Brands like Ford, Toyota and Chevrolet are all offering Black Friday car deals. Ford is offering a pre-paid MasterCard of up to $1,000 ... continue reading»

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Government to Investigate Tesla Fires

The rollout of any new product is likely to hit some bumps in the road. For Tesla, the maker of the Tesla Model S electric car, hitting some bumps in the road has led to some highly-publicized fires, and now a federal investigation. One of the Model S fires occurred in Tennessee and the other in Washington state.  Both fires happened after the cars hit objects in the road, which pierced the cars’ battery compartments, sparking the fires. No injuries ... continue reading»

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