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2014-07-30 16:22:39

Lancer compact sports sedan joins the 5-passenger Outlander Sport and 7-passenger Outlander crossover/SUV as IIHS "Top Safety Picks" CYPRESS, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) announces its affordably-priced and fun-to-drive 2014 Lancer compact sports sedan (excludes Ralliart and Evolution models) has been named a "Top Safety Pick" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In its latest evaluation, the IIHS subjected a...

2014-07-30 12:21:55

Briggs Nissan showcases 2015 Nissan Altima and Leaf MANHATTAN, Kan., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For 2015, Nissan's best-selling model, the Altima settles comfortably into its cushy and unthreatened position in the midsize sedan segment. The 2015 Nissan Altima available in Manhattan Kansas has been molded and transformed throughout the past years to become a respectable family car that provides all of the necessary passenger and cargo space, yet isn't just another car on the...

2014-07-30 08:21:57

Newest take on the mid-size sedan currently available near Kansas City KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the Ford Fusion is fresh off a redesign from the 2013 model year, there aren't many changes for the newest 2015 model, which has already arrived at dealerships nationwide. That's not to say that the 2015 Ford Fusion is outdated, however. Despite having a design that has been completely carried over, the newest version of the mid-size sedan is extremely...

2014-07-30 08:21:35

Beach Mazda compares 2014 Mazda3 vs. 2014 Honda Civic MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Two of the most popular compact sedans in the United States are the 2014 Mazda3 and the 2014 Honda Civic. Both vehicles give drivers everything they look for when shopping for a new car, but one of them has more to offer than the other. A recent comparison between the 2014 Mazda3 vs. 2014 Honda Civic shows consumers which vehicle gives them more for their money. The...

2014-07-29 16:21:11

Second-generation Soul Scores Highest in Compact Multi-Purpose Segment and Posts Record-Setting Sales IRVINE, Calif., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off its best-ever first-half sales performance in company history, the fun and funky 2014 Soul has received the J.D. Power Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) award for the third straight year in the Compact Multi-Purpose Vehicle segment. All new for the 2014 model year, the Soul sold an individual nameplate...

2014-07-29 12:22:31

Ingram Park Nissan compares 2015 Nissan Versa Note, 2015 Honda Fit SAN ANTONIO, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Competition is close in the hatchback class, as Ingram Park Nissan compares its 2015 Nissan Versa Note to the 2015 Honda Fit. Each vehicle is committed to a drive that's both efficient and exciting, while also making space for passengers and all of their belongings. With their offerings incredibly close, the Versa Note and Fit require drivers to select the vehicle that...

2014-07-29 08:21:43

New hatchback information available through Chicago-area Nissan dealership COUNTRYSIDE, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Back for the 2015 model year, the hatchback that bears Nissan's Versa nameplate is a noteworthy entry in the subcompact category. Not only is Versa Note designed with modern aesthetic character, but the car's attractive appearance is part of a package that brings value to drivers in the Chicago area. That package includes fuel efficiency, economy of space...

2014-07-28 12:21:36

Kokomo Auto World announces deals as Toyota Annual Clearance Event kicks off KOKOMO, Ind., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The search for the best prices on new cars can be a challenge with month-by-month incentives and ever-changing deals. Prospective car buyers often feel that if they buy today, they'll miss out on a great deal tomorrow. Through the Toyota Annual Clearance Event at Kokomo Auto, beginning July 28, those concerns are alleviated as consumers can rest easy knowing...

2014-07-28 12:21:06

Lexus supports young creators by challenging two rising filmmakers to interpret "Life is Amazing" through short films. NEW YORK, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexus and The Weinstein Company have once again come together in the spirit of innovation to produce two new short films for their second annual "Life is Amazing" Lexus Short Films series. Two rising filmmakers (Jon Goldman, Satsuki Okawa with script writer Ken Ochiai) are being mentored by acclaimed members of the film...

2014-07-28 08:22:06

2015 Kia Forte will bring class-leading versatility and technology to Bill Jacobs JOLIET, Ill., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 2015 Kia Forte is coming soon to Bill Jacobs Kia and will bring versatility to consumers in the Joliet, Illinois area with several models. An enriched, comfortable interior fits drivers like a glove and tech-savvy features make the Kia Forte one of the most loaded midsize sedans in the class. For consumers who desire top-of-the-line technology, the...


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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