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2014-10-22 12:21:39

Detailed comparisons now available on dealership website HUMBLE, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the competition heats up between many of the just-released 2015 models, one Houston-area dealership has taken the matter into its own hands with a series of competitor comparisons. Robbins Nissan, located north of the metro area in Humble, Texas, is now hosting a series of comparison pages pitting its vehicles against those from Hyundai, regularly seen as one of Nissan's...

2014-10-22 12:20:40

Model page, vehicle comparison part of initiative EMMAUS, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As one of the most widely purchased vehicles in history, the Honda Civic is very well known. That is not stopping one dealership in eastern Pennsylvania from publicizing the release of the new 2015 version of the compact car. Lehigh Valley Honda has launched a series of Web pages dedicated to the latest model of the Civic to help highlight the strengths of the Honda fixture. Photo...

2014-10-22 12:20:38

Fuel efficiency and spirited performance continue to define compact sedan RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As automakers have reaffirmed their commitment to offering upscale features in compact packages, it's been apparent that the small family sedan is undergoing something of a renaissance. For a clear indication of this innovation in practice, one needs look no further than the 2015 Chevy Cruze, which arrives at Sir Walter Chevrolet with compelling powertrain...

2014-10-22 08:22:01

Providence-area Volkswagen dealership welcomes latest Jetta, Passat and Tiguan models WAKEFIELD, R.I., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While springtime is more generally associated with rebirth and renewal, this is famously not the case with the auto industry. Rather, it's the fall season that sees the arrival of most new models, a yearly event now being celebrated at Speedcraft VW in the Providence area. The dealership is now in the process of welcoming the updated 2015 models...

2014-10-21 12:20:48

Nissan of Auburn offers helpful comparisons for consumers AUBURN, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With vehicle manufacturers aggressively going after what is often the same consumer base, the competition can get fierce. While the result is quality vehicles from a variety of brands, it is often difficult for people to sift through the options to make the best choice for themselves. This is why dealerships are often taking matters into their own hands with head-to-head...

2014-10-21 08:23:47

Green Car Journal to Reveal Winner of 10th Annual Award at LA Auto Show® Press Day & Trade Days, November 20 LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Car Journal has announced its five finalists for the magazine's high-profile 2015 Green Car of the Year(®) program. The 2015 models include the Audi A3 TDI, BMW i3, Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel, Honda Fit, and VW Golf. The Green Car of the Year® award, an honor widely recognized as the auto industry's most important environmental...

2014-10-20 12:21:15

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago-based agency LimeGreen, LLC has been retained by Kia Motors America (KMA) to support its corporate diversity initiatives as a result of continued growth and influence of multicultural consumers in the United States. Initially targeting the African American market, LimeGreen's responsibilities are expected to expand to include other multicultural consumers. KMA's selection of LimeGreen will enable new diversity initiatives intended...

2014-10-20 08:20:40

Kia and B.R.A.K.E.S. Gear Up for National Teen Driver Safety Week (Oct. 19-25) to Raise Awareness for Free, Hands-On, Behind-the-Wheel Education IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA) has furthered its commitment to keeping young drivers safe on the road by expanding the company's partnership with the B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) Teen Pro-Active Driving School to help the 501(c)(3) charity offer additional classes across the country,...

2014-10-16 12:22:04

The newest version of the recently-redesigned compact car is now available at Fox Lake Toyota FOX LAKE, Ill., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The vehicles that compose the compact car segment continue to gain a great deal of popularity, especially in the Northern Illinois area. As the smaller size of the vehicles allows them to achieve some of the highest fuel economy ratings on the market, one vehicle in particular that continues to be a hit among residents throughout Illinois...

2014-10-16 08:21:24

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the green carpet, automotive history will be made. Toyota and Lexus are again presenting sponsors at the 24th annual Environmental Media Awards on Oct. 18, at which one bidder will win the Toyota Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV). Toyota is the first major auto manufacturer to give away a fuel cell vehicle to an individual owner. Hosted by the Environmental Media Association (EMA), the awards honor individuals within the entertainment industry...


Latest Compact cars Reference Libraries

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM)
2014-06-23 06:39:08

Vehículos Automotores Mexicanos (VAM) was founded in 1946 under the Willys Mexicana SA name and manufactured automobiles in Mexico until 1989. It originally produced vehicles licensed under Willys-Overland and American Motors Corporation (AMC). In 1963 the company became government controlled so VAM became its own company, transforming from Willys Mexicana through an agreement with AMC and the government. In late 1980 Renault assumed the majority of AMC ownership in VAM and the last...

The Monarch
2014-06-18 07:02:30

The Monarch was a vehicle built by the Monarch Motor Car Company from 1913 to 1917 in Detroit, Michigan. Joseph Bloom founded the company in 1913 and the car was designed by Robert C. Hupp, Bloom’s brother-in-law. Production began and by the spring of 1914, 150 vehicles had been built. There were several models and two body styles eventually built, a four-door sedan and a two-door coupe. The first models were powered by a four-cylinder and sold for around $1,000. A smaller car powered...

Geo Tracker
2014-04-13 08:16:40

Geo was a brand of small cars produced by General Motors as a subdivision of Chevrolet from 1989 to 1997. The company was formed by GM to compete in the small import market of the mid 1980s. After the 1997 model year the remaining Geo models were given the Chevrolet name. Fading sales during the 1990s resulted in the last vehicle of the former Geo line, the Tracker, to be discontinued in 2004. Geo models were manufactured by GM but in partnership with three Japanese automakers. The Prizm...

Electric Car
2014-04-10 00:00:00

The electric vehicle (EV) uses one or more electric motors to move. There are three different types of EVs. One that is powered externally by a power station, one that uses stored energy received from an external power source and one that uses an on board power source (hybrid electric vehicle). Different types of EVs include, plug-in electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, hydrogen vehicles, electric trains, electric trolleys, electric boats, electric two-wheeled vehicles, and...

Pars Khodro
2014-01-08 09:44:42

Pars Khodro was the first producer of SUVs in Iran and began its operation in the mid-1960s. It is an Iranian automobile manufacturer that has been licensed under different companies to build vehicles as well as producing its own line. Originally, Pars Khodro built products for Rambler and General Motors, with its own vehicles -- the Aria and the Shahin, based on the 1966 Rambler -- produced from 1967-1974. During the same period it also built Jeep vehicles under a company called...

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