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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...

2014-06-16 08:20:20

Ford Models Hold First, Second and Third Place DES PLAINES, Ill., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a new report that examines thefts of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) reported stolen between Jan. 1, 2010 and Dec. 31, 2013. The data was further refined with thefts of 2011, 2012 and 2013 model year vehicles only. Using those parameters, a total of 21,711 SUVs/CUVs were reported...

2014-05-03 20:20:23

SAN ANTONIO, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It happens every spring. About 50 auto journalists, including Linda Water Nelson, editor of INSIDEout: Cars & Trucks, and sports vehicle editor of Texas Fish & Game magazine, travel to the Texas Motor Speedway to evaluate a nearly equal number of vehicles to honor the best in Texas, as part of the Texas Auto Writers Association Spring Roundup. This year cars were driven 782 times - a first time for this statistic so we'll call it a...

2014-03-28 08:21:15

Higher Mix of Compact SUVs is Driving Up Average Transaction Prices WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether it's weather-related, the wide range of model options available or low gas prices--or a combination of all three--consumers are buying compact SUVs in increasing numbers, according to an analysis by J.D. Power. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130605/LA26502LOGO The compact SUV segment has been the most popular segment among U.S. new-vehicle...

2014-03-12 00:21:19

Mazda takes home the most awards of any brand; Honda Odyssey wins Best Minivan for Families for fourth consecutive year WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, today announced the 2014 Best Cars for Families awards on its popular Best Cars website, www.usnews.com/cars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100603/PH13717LOGO The 2014 Best Cars for Families awards highlight cars,...

2014-02-26 23:26:49

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professinal market research reports on "US Compact Cars and Crossovers Market 2014" Market Analysis and Overview. VIsit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/compact-cars-and-crossovers-us-february-2014. Albany, NY (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Compact cars and crossovers are getting unprecedented attention from desperate consumer groups who are looking for fuel-efficient vehicles that are easy to navigate in a dense urban...

2014-02-26 08:20:29

Chief Analyst Jesse Toprak Announces February Sales Projections, Discusses Continued Growth in Small SUV Segment CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the month comes to a close and automakers gear up to report February's sales on Monday, March 3, Jesse Toprak, chief analyst for Cars.com announces his predications. New-vehicle sales are expected to improve 1.1 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.2 million units and an estimated 15.4 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR). If...

2014-02-12 00:20:08

Toyota and Ford brands take home the most awards WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, today announced the 2014 Best Cars for the Money on its popular Best Cars website, www.usnews.com/cars. The awards highlight cars in 21 automotive categories - from subcompact cars to full size pickup trucks - that offer great value and receive critical acclaim. (Logo:...

2014-02-11 16:21:34

Prices set to begin seasonal rise after a moderate increase McLEAN, Va., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a slight 0.1% uptick in January, NADA's used vehicle price index remained unchanged at 124.6, tied with August 2013 and December 2013 as the third highest figure ever recorded. The index measures the change in used vehicle prices up to eight-years-old. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/DC41745LOGO) "The arctic weather that impacted large swaths of...


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