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2014-09-16 08:20:56

Cars.com reports month's top new-car incentives, lease offers CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers will have their pick of generous new-car incentives this month, and some of the lowest lease deals seen in years. "September is typically one of the best times of the year to buy a car, and this year is no exception," said Jesse Toprak, chief analyst for Cars.com, the leading car shopping site and a comprehensive digital marketing resource for car dealerships and...

2014-09-15 08:20:55

WJTV News Channel 12 Joins Effort to Promote Defensive Driving Skills, Dangers of Distractions TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In less time than a trip to the movies, a Mississippi teen could learn life-saving driving skills. Toyota is bringing its free TeenDrive365 teen driver experience to Pearl, Mississippi on Sept. 27 and 28 at Bass Pro Shops (100 Bass Pro Drive). It is the first time Toyota has brought the program to Mississippi. Lending a local hand, WJTV's...

2014-09-12 08:20:21

Savings on midsize sedans increase due to rising inventory levels SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Toyota Camry SE, which is selling at an average of 15 percent off MSRP, tops September's list of best savings on new vehicles, according to TrueCar, the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform. Published monthly, the "TrueSavings" report analyzes recent transaction prices and identifies opportunities for consumer savings....

2014-09-12 04:20:04

Kelley Blue Book Ranks Month's Best Lease, Financing, Cash Back Deals IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The experts from Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, have assembled their list of the 10 best lease, financing and cash back deals available in September from a variety of auto manufacturers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121108/LA08161LOGO...

2014-09-11 20:20:25

DUBLIN, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/58npbm/automotive ) has announced the addition of the "Automotive Multi-Wheel Drive Systems Market by Vehicle Type, by System Type & by Geography - Global Trends and Forecast to 2019" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/58npbm/automotive ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) All-wheel drive...

2014-09-11 08:21:32

2015 Mazda 3 hits the lot at Bill Jacobs Mazda in Joliet, Ill. JOLIET, Ill, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers who want to get behind the wheel of a reinvigorated 2015 Mazda 3 will get their chance at Bill Jacobs Mazda in Joliet, Ill. The 2015 model Mazda 3 builds on the already impressive reputation of the Mazda 3 platform. With exceptional efficiency due to Mazda Skyactiv technology and the implementation of the innovative Mazda Connect infotainment interface, the 2015...

2014-09-11 08:21:21

2015 Kia Rio is a great fun-to-drive subcompact option at Bill Jacobs Kia JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Drivers in the Joliet, Ill. area will find exceptional value when they purchase a 2015 Kia Rio. Consumers looking for an affordable, subcompact model will find that the new Kia Rio brings much more to the table than just basic functional performance. Eye-catching style and exemplary fuel economy ratings are just two of the highlights of the 2015 Kia Rio as...

2014-09-10 12:20:36

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The stage is set for the 28(th) round of the Canadian Car of the Year (CCOTY) awards to take place this fall in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The annual event hosted by the Automobile Journalist Association of Canada sees the most important new vehicles each year brought together in a single venue to be tested, back to back against their competition, by a large panel of Canadian auto reviewers. The CCOTY program, which is open to new-this-year models, sees...

2014-09-10 04:20:11

MUNICH, September 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - 145,902 vehicles sold worldwide in August, up 4.5% - Year-to-date sales total 1,330,077, rise of 6.7% The BMW Group saw its most successful August ever, with 145,902 vehicles delivered to customers around the world (prev. yr. 139,650 / +4.5%). Sales for the first eight months of the year are also higher than in any previous year with a total of 1,330,077 BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce vehicles sold, an increase of 6,7% over...

2014-09-09 12:21:14

New sales figures show Californians buying 40 percent of nation's plug-in cars SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California sped past a major mile-marker this week - selling more than 100,000 plug-in cars since the market started in 2010, according to the California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative. Electric vehicle sales have risen steadily over the last several years - and this new milestone drives California closer to achieving Gov. Brown's goal of 1.5...


Latest Hatchbacks Reference Libraries

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...

Eagle Premier
2014-02-25 15:39:02

Eagle was a subsidiary of the Chrysler  Corporation formed after Chrysler purchased the American Motors Corporation (AMC) in 1987. Chrysler mostly re-branded the AMC vehicles instead of creating new models. The Eagle name was used from the AMC Eagle and sold along side Jeep at AMC dealers. The typical Chrysler logo was not used, instead an eagle head was featured on each Eagle vehicle. Two of the first models produced were the Eagle Premier and the Eagle Medallion. These were designed...

Saker GT
2014-02-01 08:44:08

Saker Sports Cars is an automobile manufacturer based in New Zealand, founded in 1989. The company’s name comes from a bird of prey that is found in the Middle East and Central Asia. The first Saker, the SV1, was designed and built by Bruce Turnbull. Saker vehicles are built as touring race cars, but can be made legal for the road in the UK, Japan and New Zealand. The SV1 was built in a limited number. It had a steel space-frame chassis, a fiberglass body, used a variety of V-6 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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