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2011-06-09 14:03:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasting, today provided actual fuel economy numbers from May light vehicle auto sales that TrueMPG(TM) will increase to 21.9. MPG in May 2011 compared to 21.6 MPG in May 2010 but decreases from April 2011 at 22.2 MPG. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/LA75616LOGO) "As gas prices declined in May, we observed consumer preferences changing in favor of relatively...

2011-05-03 07:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasting, today forecasted that TrueMPG(TM)( )for vehicles sold for the industry will increase to an estimated 22.2 MPG in April 2011 compared to 22.0 MPG in April 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/LA75616LOGO) "Consumers are making a more conscious effort to purchase vehicles fuel-efficient vehicles, which resulted in the monthly average fuel economy...

2011-04-01 08:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasting, today forecasted that TrueMPG(TM) for vehicles sold for the industry will increase to an estimated 22.0 MPG in March 2011 compared to 21.2 MPG in March 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110401/LA75616LOGO) "Gas prices had a significant impact on consumer's buying behavior in March as shoppers continue to choose vehicles that provide better fuel...

2011-02-28 12:14:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasting, today introduces an easy-to-understand and objective way to comprehend monthly fuel economy averages by brand, manufacturer, origin and vehicle segments using Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ratings based on estimated and/or actual monthly automotive sales-weighted data. TrueCar is seeking to provide transparency and truth in average fuel economy, providing an...

2011-02-02 07:50:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumer vehicle buying habits vary depending on where you reside in the United States according to 2010 sales data by TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, trends and forecasts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/LA31413LOGO) In 2010, eight of the top 10 vehicles sold on the east and west coast were foreign vehicles. The only two domestic models that made the top 10 were the Ford F-Series and Chevrolet Silverado...

2010-12-20 08:31:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Small cars and fuel efficiency were all the rage at the first major auto show of the season in Los Angeles in November, but shoppers are still attracted to larger vehicles, according to the AutoTrader.com November Trend Engine report, covering searches and site activity on AutoTrader.com for November 2010. The November report also includes the top-searched new, used and certified pre-owned (CPO) vehicles for the year. "While there is a greater focus...

2010-10-26 13:00:00

European reliability rally stalls: Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz among the worst YONKERS, N.Y., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- General Motors has improved considerably, though Honda and Toyota still dominate in the latest predicted-reliability Ratings of new cars, according to Consumer Reports' 2010 Annual Auto Survey. Eighty-three percent of Chevrolets, GM's major brand, now have average or better scores in predicted reliability, up from 50 percent last year. The results were...

2010-10-18 07:50:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford leads the industry in discounts* for 2010 models from their Manufactured Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) with an average discount of nearly 15 percent according to the latest TrueTrends(TM) Report from TrueCar.com, the authority in new car pricing, trends and forecasting. The report shows that Ford (14.7 percent), Lincoln (12.3 percent) and Mercury (11.5 percent) are the top three makes for 2010 discounts and Ford Focus and Ford Ranger are...

2010-06-30 07:50:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority in new car pricing and automotive trends, has put together a definitive list of best deals to help Independence Day car shoppers over the holiday weekend. Covering topics as diverse as the biggest discounts on red, white and blue cars and buying American versus British, the list showcases the most comprehensive automotive pricing data in the industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100414/LA86246LOGO)...

2010-06-24 07:50:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- TrueCar.com, the authority on new car pricing, forecasted today that June 2010 light vehicle sales (including fleet) in the U.S. is expected to be 985,266 units, an increase of 14.8% from this time last year but a drop of 10.5% from May 2010 (on an unadjusted basis). June's forecast translates into a SAAR level of 11.1 million new car sales. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100414/LA86246LOGO) (Logo:...