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2014-07-10 08:20:53

Changes to Mitsubishi lineup could cause loss in sales EDMONTON, Alberta, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Although Mitsubishi's popularity is rising quite drastically among Edmonton drivers and drivers all around North America, the automobile manufacturer is saying sayonara to the popular Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution model after the 2015 model year. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/125812 The Mitsubishi Lancer has been popular among drivers for years because...

2014-07-03 12:20:57

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hyundai Elantra returns for the 2015 model year with new features and packaging updates to give shoppers even more value and style. The award-winning compact continues its high value proposition as a strong choice in this highly-competitive segment, validated by several coveted accolades over the model's lifecycle, including ranking the highest in its segment for initial quality in the influential J.D. Power 2014 U.S. Initial Quality...

2014-07-02 08:20:33

Kia Soul and Optima Score Highest in Their Segments and Enhance Overall Brand Strength IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America's (KMA) two most popular vehicles, the 2014 Optima and 2014 Soul, were ranked at the top of their respective segments in Strategic Vision's Total Quality Index Study. Kia's youthful, stylish and well-built vehicles earned the brand the highest Total Quality score of all mainstream brands in this year's annual study. The Soul...

2014-07-01 16:21:12

Camry and Corolla lead their segments in first six months of 2014; Lexus up over 10 percent in June TORRANCE, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toyota, Scion and Lexus today reported total June 2014 sales results of 201,714 units, an increase of 11.9 percent from June 2013 on a daily selling rate (DSR). On a raw-volume basis, unadjusted for 24 selling days in June 2014 versus 26 selling days in June 2013, sales increased 3.3 percent from year-ago month....

2014-07-01 12:22:04

Madza continues driving towards better safety standards as it receives high marks from the NHTSA MIAMI, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- After Mazda released the new Mazda3 and its latest redesign in 2014, the first thing they did for the 2015 Mazda3 in Miami, Fla. is have it inspected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Coming out of the inspection, the Mazda3 earned a five-star overall crash rating, an achievement Mazda never attempted with the models...

2014-07-01 12:21:25

Fantastic time for consumers to find great deals on a new vehicle purchase MCLEAN, Va., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers shopping for a new car or truck can save hundreds, if not thousands, of additional dollars in rebates and incentives over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85974 "Manufacturers heavily promote new car deals before holidays in part because consumers have more time to dedicate to shopping," said Mike...

2014-07-01 08:21:47

Verano has edge at almost every turn SAN ANTONIO, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Newly introduced vehicles like the 2014 Buick Verano at Cavender Buick GMC West are just a small part of the ongoing movement to get people to view Buick through a new lens. Like many cars aimed at a younger, more tech-savvy crowd, the 2014 Verano has a full array of tech options to make the ownership experience one of the best on the market. This level of excellence is always going to bring the...

2014-06-30 12:23:20

Truro Toyota offers 2014 Toyota Prius, anticipates 2015 Toyota Camry TRURO, Nova Scotia, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Summer is a season of change, which is appropriate for Truro Toyota, a trusted Toyota dealership in Truro, Nova Scotia. The dealership has its inventory stocked with new Toyota models including the 2014 Toyota Prius, and is looking forward to adding the 2015 Toyota Camry to its legendary model lineup. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140629/122904...

2014-06-30 12:22:30

Briggs Auto prepares for Fourth of July sales TOPEKA, Kan., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July just a week away, Briggs Auto Group is gearing up for its huge summer savings event called It's a Promo Summer. Car browsers and buyers throughout Kansas will want to take advantage of the generous sales offered by Briggs Nissan in Manhattan while they last! Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140628/122831 Those who stop in on...

2014-06-30 12:21:46

Bill Jacobs Auto brings affordable style to the forefront of its Joliet showroom JOLIET, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The notion that cool cars require a budget beginning at $30,000 can be frustrating for drivers looking to stand out. While luxury cars are undoubtedly among the most stylish cars on the road, more distinct, personality-driven cars exist for under $18,000. Thanks to a "Coolest Cars Under $18,000" list released by KBB.com, Chicagoland drivers looking to...


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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