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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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JAPAN TSUNAMI
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Several car manufacturers have suspended production in their Japanese plants following the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan recently.  The list includes Toyota Motor Corp, Honda Motor Corp, Nissan Motor Corp and Subaru.  Meanwhile, employees of foreign car companies in Japan like BMW are also being temporarily sent




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2002 Prius
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Afraid that your electric or hybrid car will die within a few years because of the battery holding power?  Not to worry.  Consumer Reports re-tested a 2002 Prius with 206,000 miles on it and it  delivered 46.3mpg, as opposed to 48.6mpg in the original test with a new car. Although




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