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If you’re still driving that 2006 Ford Fusion you bought new, apparently you are not alone. Automotive data provider Polk says that the average new car buyer is now holding on to his vehicle for a whopping 71 months – almost six years. Used vehicles are being held for over




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Analysts had already expected a disappointing 4th quarter, but when GM announced the results of the October – December quarter today, the results were worse than feared. Net income attributable to common shareholders was $500 million, or 28 cents a share. Analysts had expected two cents more. Strong results in




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Tesla Motors is expected to release its quarterly results later today that should have a lot of financial analyzers taking shots at the Palo Alto, Cali. based electric-car maker. However, Tesla has a very strong answer for them. The company said that one day after it revealed its new Tesla




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Auto Parts






Federal prosecutors weren’t the only lawyers celebrating Monday’s announcement of a new round of guilty pleas in the Justice Department’s ongoing investigation of price-fixing and bid-rigging in the sale of automotive parts. Private plaintiffs’ lawyers who’ve filed 45 follow-on class actions in the last three months were also excited about




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Tesla is one of the ten highest rated car brands in America, says the Consumer Reports 2012 Car-Brand Perception Survey. Is that a good thing? Marketers are troubled by this development. The trouble is not that a newcomer like Tesla is rated so highly. Overall, the halos of the top




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Tech Tips






Driving in bad weather is something that each and every one of us has to do at one point and time in our lives. Yes, we can’t control the weather but in order to prevent accidents from happening there are simple things that we can do to ensure that we




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Auto Parts






Stuttgart – Dec 07, 2011. smart is turning the automotive world upside down once again and challenging ideas about what an urban pickup should look like. In a tongue-in-cheek manner the for-us signals that this is the right car for the young and young-at-heart with active lives who attach importance




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Tech Tips






“Tis the season to be jolly”, yes winters are surely one of the most anticipated seasons of the year. With them comes Christmas and New Years, times of joy and celebration. The winter season represents good times for us; unfortunately the same cannot be said for our car’s engine. The




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NEW YORK (AP) — General Motors will buy Chevrolet Volts back from any owner who is afraid the electric cars will catch fire, the company’s CEO said Thursday. In an exclusive interview with The Associated Press, CEO Dan Akerson insisted that the cars are safe, but said the company will




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Tech Tips






Whether taken with family or friends, road trips can be a lot of fun. However, this only happens if the fun continues and you don’t have to make any unscheduled stops on the way and that is why it’s necessary to check your vehicle before you put your foot to




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