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2014-08-15 12:21:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Each year Edmunds.com releases a "Best Used Cars" list. This list is compiled by taking into consideration the reliability, safety, value, and ability of a car. The list announces the best used cars for a number of categories including subcompact, compact sedan, midsize sedan, large sedan, coupe, convertible, etc. Soloautos is proud to guide customers to dealers who offer 2013's Best Compact Sedan, the 2006-2011 models of the Hyundai...

2014-08-14 08:21:21

Johnson Controls Garners Three Segment Awards for Seat Quality; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Automakers are responding to consumer demand for third-row seating, but in doing so are compromising quality and cargo space, according to the J.D. Power 2014 Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study(SM) released today. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO While overall the percentage of new vehicles that offer third-row seats remains stable, some segments...

2014-08-13 20:20:19

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compact sedans have never offered more for the money. Once purchased primarily for their low price, high fuel efficiency and ease of operation, compacts served to inexpensively transport an individual or small family from Point A to Point B. Economy usually took priority over excitement, and buyers' aspirations often took a back seat to budget realities. Thankfully, these days that's all changed....

2014-08-07 04:20:18

This Year's Top New Cars for Students Determined by Kelley Blue Book, All Priced Below $20,000 IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2014-2015 school year right around the corner, many students and parents of teens are considering their transportation needs to and from campus and activities. To help shoppers narrow down their choices, the editors at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and...

2014-07-23 12:21:16

Dodge and Porsche Each Receive Three Segment-Level Awards; Audi, Ford, Mercedes-Benz and Nissan Each Receive Two WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although manufacturers are putting more and more technologies and functionality in their new and redesigned models, satisfaction with these features is not significantly higher among owners of those models than among owners of carryover models, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution...

2014-07-21 12:20:47

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars has named the 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage the most affordable vehicle car shoppers can buy. Cars.com editors considered cars of all types and sizes. Minimum requirements included power windows and door locks as well as Bluetooth capability and USB port(s). In addition to the cost of each car plus destination fee, editors calculated five-year gas cost for each contender to...

2014-07-15 04:20:38

IRVINE, Calif., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The process of buying a new car can be quite an overwhelming task, even though the end result is exciting. A new car is one of the largest purchase decisions one makes in life, and shoppers want confidence that they are choosing not only the right vehicle segment for them, but also the specific model that best suits their needs, before shelling out their hard-earned money. But with so many great options to choose from, how is one to know which...

2014-06-18 12:21:36

Powerful and efficient compact car currently available at Bill Stasek Chevrolet in Wheeling WHEELING, Ill., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ever since its release back in 2008, the Chevy Cruze has gained popularity among consumers as it's able to deliver a triple threat of safety, space and efficiency. That's especially true for the 2014 Chevy Cruze, which is the first compact car in America to be offered with a diesel engine under the hood. Photo -...

2014-06-18 08:20:25

CHICAGO, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of naming the 2014 Nissan Altima the Most Affordable Midsize Sedan, Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars, has named the redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue the Most Affordable Compact SUV. Contenders had to be equipped with an automatic transmission, tilt/telescoping steering wheel, backup camera, USB and Bluetooth connectivity. "Often times the most affordable car in a segment means it's the...

2014-06-17 08:20:57

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda and Acura captured the top prizes in Edmunds.com's fourth annual Best Retained Value® Awards, which recognize the brands and 2014 models that have the highest projected residual values after five years based on their average "cash" True Market Value(®) (TMV(®)) price during their first five months in the market (or, for vehicles introduced in November or December of 2013, through March 2014). Honda won in the non-luxury...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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