Car buying

December 04, 2018 - 11:53 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China has issued an upbeat but vague promise to carry out a tariff cease-fire with Washington but gave no details that might help dispel confusion about what Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump agreed to in Argentina. China has yet to confirm Trump's claim Beijing promised to cut...
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CORRECTS MODEL YEAR FROM 2019 TO 2020- A 2020 Jeep Gladiator is shown during the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
November 28, 2018 - 6:56 pm
As buyers flock to SUVs and pickup trucks instead of sedans, automakers are revealing their latest offerings for the growing market at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Companies that have specialized in making smaller SUVs are now making roomier models and competing on technology features that enhance...
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A man walks past the logo of Nissan Motor Co. at Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarters in Yokohama near Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. France's Renault says it has decided to keep its CEO Carlos Ghosn on despite his arrest in Japan on allegations that he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. and misreported his income. Renault's board of directors announced late Tuesday that the No. 2 at the company, Chief Operating Officer Thierry Bollore, would temporarily fill in for Ghosn. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 21, 2018 - 3:59 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn will be detained for another 10 days following his arrest on suspicion of falsifying income reports by millions of dollars and misusing company assets for personal gain, Japanese media reported Wednesday. The board of Nissan Motor Co. is set to...
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The Mercedes Vision EQ Silver Arrow is displayed at the Paris Auto show, France, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 2018. The one-seater vehicle is an homage to the record-breaking W 125 car from 1937. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
October 02, 2018 - 7:04 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the Paris auto show (all times local): 1:25 p.m. BMW says its Mini and Rolls Royce factories in the U.K. will halt production for maintenance during the Brexit period next year to avoid any supply repercussions from the country's withdrawal from the European Union. There...
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Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG, Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, speaks at a media preview at the Auto show in Paris, France, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
October 02, 2018 - 5:43 am
PARIS (AP) — All-electric vehicles with zero local emissions are among the stars of the Paris auto show, rubbing shoulders with the fossil-fuel burning SUVs that many car buyers love. Volkswagen's Audi and Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz both on Tuesday showed off battery-powered SUVs for affluent...
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July 20, 2018 - 10:40 pm
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking $70,000 from a Georgia sheriff who spent the money on a muscle car. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Thursday that the agency said this month it wants to be reimbursed for Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway's purchase of...
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July 20, 2018 - 7:11 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mark Wahlberg wants you to see the U.S.A. in a Chevrolet. The 47-year-old actor, producer, businessman and former rapper on Thursday announced he's launching his first car dealership, Mark Wahlberg Chevrolet in Columbus, Ohio. Wahlberg is partnering with businessman Jay...
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In this Sunday, May 27, 2018, photo a pair of 2018 Model 3's sit at a Tesla dealership in Littleton, Colo. A wireless update of antilock braking software improved the stopping distance of Tesla's electric Model 3, prompting Consumer Reports to reverse course and give the car its "Recommended Buy" rating. The magazine said Wednesday, May 30, that the update cut 19 feet off the car's stopping distance from 60 miles per hour. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 30, 2018 - 2:04 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A wireless update of antilock braking software improved the stopping distance of Tesla's electric Model 3, prompting Consumer Reports to reverse course and give the car its "Recommended Buy" rating. The magazine said Wednesday that the update cut 19 feet off the car's stopping...
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FILE - This Feb. 16, 2017 file photo shows newborn babies in the nursery of a postpartum recovery center in upstate New York. Women in the United States gave birth last year at the lowest rate in three decades, a trend that could weigh on economic growth in future decades. The number of babies born in the U.S. has fallen for three straight years, and as births decline and the population ages, fewer Americans are available to work or start businesses, thereby slowing the economy. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 17, 2018 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Women in the United States gave birth last year at the lowest rate in 30 years, a trend that could weigh on economic growth in the coming decades. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics said Thursday that the number of U.S. babies...
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In this Wednesday, April 25, 2018, photo, auto technician Anthony Sterns, right, works to replace the coolant expansion tank on a 2011 BMW at the Fat City German Car service shop in Seattle. At first, dumping your old car might seem like a no-brainer, and you can't help picturing how good you would look in that new car. But automotive experts say you'll almost always come out ahead, at least financially, by fixing old faithful. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 26, 2018 - 10:06 am
You're looking at a $1,200 repair estimate for your ailing car when an ad catches your eye: a brand new set of wheels for a mere $450 a month. At first, dumping your old car might seem like a no-brainer — and you can't help picturing how good you would look in that new car. But automotive experts...
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