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2012-11-12 12:20:31

Educational Coalition AWARE Shares Ways Deployment Can Affect Vehicle Shopping WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The men and women of our armed forces face special considerations when buying or leasing a vehicle due to frequent change in duty stations and deployments, which often include a tour of duty overseas. This Veterans Day, AWARE (Americans Well-informed on Automobile Retailing Economics) highlights some military-specific considerations to help service members...

2012-09-05 06:20:19

MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Automobile Dealers Association Used Car Guide is now providing manufacturer-certified pre-owned (CPO) values for every qualified vehicle in its printed and electronic editions. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/DC41745LOGO) "We recognize the tremendous effort that manufacturers and new-car dealers have put into developing and raising consumer awareness of CPO programs," said Mike Stanton, vice president and...

2012-04-20 10:21:12

CHICAGO, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Family Credit Management will host various free financial related workshops throughout the State of Illinois to help consumers learn to manage money wisely. These events are part of more than 1,000 free classes, seminars and activities promoting financial education that will be offered April 21st-28th. Coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and its Money Smart partners, Money Smart Week is designed to educate consumers about...

2012-04-01 22:20:07

BEIJING, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Bitauto Holdings Limited (NYSE: BITA) ("Bitauto" or the "Company"), a leading provider of Internet content and marketing services for China's fast-growing automotive industry, today announced that it has revamped the Company's website for used automobiles under a new uniformed resource locator ("URL"), taoche.com, with enhanced features. On April 1, 2012, the Company's website for used cars was re-launched under the URL taoche.com....

2012-03-16 08:50:41

CLEARWATER, Fla., March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To further educate and offer affordable and helpful resources for non-prime consumers, the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) and Clarity for Consumers have positioned their efforts to provide free identity theft mitigation and credit report services for free or for minimal costs. The Identity Theft Resource Center is a nationally recognized non-profit organization which provides toll-free no-cost services to consumers and identity...

2012-02-21 11:25:00

New Car Care Council Video a Must-See for Every Vehicle Owner BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new video from the non-profit Car Care Council entitled "Auto Service and Repair: What to Expect," takes the guesswork out of auto service by giving consumers a behind-the-scenes look at the repair shop experience. "For many consumers, taking their vehicle in for service or repair can cause anxiety and lead them to postpone necessary maintenance and...

2012-02-20 14:00:00

CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarity for Consumers announces the launch of its new website, clarityforconsumers.com, that provides consumer access to the Clarity Credit Report, learning resources, and the ability to locate service providers serving the thin-file and under banked market. "We know this is a game-changer for our industry," says Alice Vassel, executive director of Clarity for Consumers. "This is the first time, outside of a possible adverse action notice,...

2012-02-16 08:58:00

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Car Care Council has launched its new website, www.carcare.org, featuring expanded consumer information and unique functionality to allow visitors to customize their vehicle service schedules. "Our new website is designed to fuel confidence in vehicle owners by providing them with a 'go to' place for auto maintenance and repair information," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. "By personalizing...

2012-02-13 12:05:00

NAPA, Calif., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AUL Corp., America's largest national provider of used car service contracts announces an expansion of the service contract relationship with Ace Motor Acceptance Company (AMAC). AMAC of Charlotte, a sub-prime lender, and Napa-based AUL VSC's, have been working together to provide automotive dealers traditional financing and service contract options since 2007. In 2009, AMAC rolled out a secondary financing program designed for Buy Here Pay Here...

2012-02-09 11:30:00

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chesapeake Automotive Business Association (CABA) of Maryland has announced its support of the passage of the Motor Vehicle Owners' Right to Repair Act (HR 1449). "Our members are in full support of the Right to Repair Act and think it is imperative that Congress pass this important pro-consumer, pro-small business piece of legislation," said James Donohue, executive director of CABA. "HR 1449 does not use tax payers' money...