Car buying

The Jaguar I-Pace vehicle is introduced Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in New York. Self-driving car pioneer Waymo will buy up to 20,000 of the electric vehicles from Jaguar Land Rover to help realize its vision for a robotic ride-hailing service. The commitment announced Tuesday marks another step in Waymo's evolution from a secret project started in Google nine years ago to a spin-off that's gearing up for an audacious attempt to reshape the transportation business. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 27, 2018 - 6:00 pm
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Self-driving car spinoff Waymo will buy up to 20,000 electric vehicles from Jaguar Land Rover to help realize its vision for a robotic ride-hailing service. The commitment, announced Tuesday during a New York event that was also webcast, marks another step in Waymo's...
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March 01, 2018 - 7:37 am
MIAMI (AP) — Police say a 1-year-old boy died after being found inside a car parked at a shopping plaza where witnesses said his mother works at a beauty salon. Miami-Dade police tell news outlets that the child was taken to a hospital on Wednesday afternoon, where he later died. Officials said...
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In this Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, a long line of unsold 2018 Sonatas sits outside a Hyundai dealership in the south Denver suburb of Littleton, Colo. Even car buyers who hate to haggle can get a good deal on their next car with the help of online shopping tools and non-confrontational negotiating tactics. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
February 15, 2018 - 10:47 am
A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage. Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, Jesus Reyes pushes a television down an aisle as he shops at a Black Friday sale at a Best Buy store in Overland Park, Kan. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for January. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
February 14, 2018 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans cut back on purchases of cars, furniture and a variety of other products in January, pushing retail sales down by 0.3 percent, the biggest decline in 11 months. The January decline, following no change in December, was the largest setback since a 0.5 percent fall in...
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February 11, 2018 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo has made missteps in its efforts to make amends to customers who were forced to buy unneeded auto insurance. Bank spokeswoman Catherine Pulley said 38,000 customers received a letter they did not need and that contained no refund. She said the error was due to a coding...
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January 26, 2018 - 9:22 am
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia church administrator says Tyler Perry bought the church a new van to replace their stolen one. WSB-TV reports members of the Lighthouse Community Church in Stockbridge said they showed up for service and that their 15-seat van was gone, leaving only a pile of...
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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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