Car buying

The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado High Country pickup is unveiled, Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Detroit. The Silverado is the second-best selling vehicle in the U.S. and is outsold only by Ford's F-Series pickups. Big pickup truck sales rose nearly 6 percent last year to almost 2.4 million, even though total U.S. auto sales dropped 2 percent. One in every seven vehicles sold last year was a full-size pickup. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
January 17, 2018 - 12:02 am
DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show in Detroit opened to the press this week with one big question hanging in the air: How will autonomous vehicles change the industry? The answer is still unclear. In the meantime, automakers continue to put out new vehicles of all shapes and...
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The new Volkswagen Jetta is presented at the North American International Auto Show, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
January 16, 2018 - 2:56 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Among the many shiny models vying for attention at Detroit's North American International Auto Show are the revamped Volkswagen Jetta, Hyundai Veloster and Kia Forte. But cars — particularly small ones — are having a tough time getting buyers to look their way as SUVs grow in...
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December 27, 2017 - 8:39 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars is buying a stake in truck manufacturer AB Volvo, expanding a portfolio of vehicle brands that includes shares in Malaysia's Proton and Britain's Lotus. Geely Holding Group said Wednesday the acquisition of shares from Cevian Capital, a fund...
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December 04, 2017 - 3:57 am
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a 23-year-old woman has been found dead in a car at a North Carolina shopping center. News outlets report Mooresville police say officers responding to a report of an unconscious person inside a car at the Brawley Commons shopping center found Alexandria...
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October 19, 2017 - 4:32 pm
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (AP) — A sheriff's department in North Carolina has arrested a man who they say tried to buy a $90,000 car with a stolen identity. The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office said in a news release on Thursday that a car dealership called to say a person using the identity of a Naples,...
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In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo, cars are lined up in the lot of a Chevrolet dealership in Richmond, Va. The buyout option at the end of a car lease can be an attractive opportunity or a tool for damage control. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 24, 2017 - 10:38 am
The buyout option at the end of a car lease can be an attractive opportunity or a tool for damage control. The buyout price is set by the leasing company at the beginning of your contract. If you're anticipating extra fees and penalties, buying the car can cut your losses. Or, if market conditions...
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August 22, 2017 - 5:14 am
LONDON (AP) — Ford is offering car buyers in Britain a 2,000-pound ($2,570) incentive to trade in older vehicles for newer, less polluting models. The offer announced Tuesday is available to new car buyers who trade in vehicles registered before Dec. 31, 2009. The cars will then be taken off the...
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In this photo provided by Nils Henningstad, Henningstad poses next to his Tesla Model X while charging the electric car at a public charging station, Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Lillestrom, just outside Oslo, Norway. Electric cars are seeing growing support around the world. France and the United Kingdom want to ban sales of gas and diesel cars by 2040. But there’s a problem: There aren’t enough places to plug those cars in. (Lene Marie Brynildsen/Courtesy of Nils Henningstad via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 3:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Around the world, support is growing for electric cars. Automakers are delivering more electric models with longer range and lower prices, such as the Chevrolet Bolt and the Tesla Model 3. China has set aggressive targets for electric vehicle sales to curb pollution; some European...
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Chief Competitive Officer of Groupe Renault Thierry Bolloré, left, Chairman of Industrial Development and Renovation Oraganization of Iran, IDRO, Mansour Moazami, center, and Negin Group CEO Kourosh Morshed Solouk join hands after signing a deal in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Iran signed the country's biggest-ever car deal with French multinational automobile manufacturer Groupe Renault on Monday to produce 150,000 cars, beginning in 2018. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
August 07, 2017 - 9:25 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran signed the country's biggest-ever car deal on Monday to build tens of thousands of cars annually under a joint venture with French automobile manufacturer Groupe Renault, buoying its manufacturing industry in defiance of the Trump administration's moves to isolate the...
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Chief Competitive Officer of Groupe Renault Thierry Bolloré, left, Chairman of Industrial Development and Renovation Oraganization of Iran, IDRO, Mansour Moazami, center, and Negin Group CEO Kourosh Morshed Solouk join hands after signing a deal in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. Iran signed the country's biggest-ever car deal with French multinational automobile manufacturer Groupe Renault on Monday to produce 150,000 cars, beginning in 2018. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
August 07, 2017 - 7:28 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran signed the country's biggest-ever car deal worth several hundred million dollars with French manufacturer Groupe Renault on Monday to produce 150,000 cars a year, the latest advance by a European company into Iran's sizeable consumer market. The €660 million — or $778...
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