Eighteen months ago, customers at Jim Snell's Land Rover dealerships
sometimes bought new SUVs that looked just like their old ones.
It's basic economics: High gas prices plus parts shortages out of
earthquake-damaged Japan equals car shortages and higher prices.
Fiat and Chrysler may be growing closer in the boardroom, but the
companies are showing different convertibles at
the NY Auto Show.
Most cars and trucks get recalled at some point. Recalls address safety problems, even if they are minor.
Hyundai Motor Co. said it will guarantee the trade-in price of new cars sold in the U.S. starting May 1.
With shoppers flocking back to showrooms, auto dealers are making money
again and have begun sprucing up reception areas and hiring back
New-car buyers won't like the sound of this, but the days of bargaining may be coming to an end.
Pressing his energy policy goals, President Obama on Friday
prodded large companies to modernize their shipping fleets w/ fuel efficient vehicles.
For her last spring break next week, Morgan State University senior
Tenisha Duke planned a road trip to Florida with friends, the eight of
them packed in two cars. That way, they could split the cost of gas.
After crunching the numbers, some consumers are opting not to buy more fuel-efficient vehicles.