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Consumer Reports Releases Car Reliability Survey
2012-10-30 04:58:50

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The most reliable cars in the U.S. auto market are made by Toyota Motor Corp., according to the annual Consumer Reports´ auto-reliability survey released on Monday. The top seven spots in the magazine´s predicted reliability report are all held by Japanese brands, with three Toyota Motor Corp.´s brands holding the top spots, followed by Mazda Motor Corp.´s Mazda, Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.´s Subaru, Honda...

2012-10-24 04:00:28

Partnership of Phoenix-based companies proves to be a win-win between one of the leading vehicle wrap companies in Phoenix, 1st Impressions Truck Lerttering and GarageFly, who's fleet of pickup truck are moving billboards on the metro Phoenix roads Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) October 23, 2012 PHOENIX, Arizona–October 10, 2012–GarageFly.com, an online resource that helps Arizona consumers make automotive service and auto body repair decisions, has selected Phoenix-based vehicle wrapping...

2012-10-21 23:20:41

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chrysler has, for the second time in three years, proven that it may have the potential to be a giant killer in the truck market. More than 50 automotive journalists - members of the Texas Auto Writers Association - have named the Ram 1500 pickup truck as the Truck of Texas, and, in what was seen as something of an upset, named the Ram lineup (1500, 2500, 3500) as the Truck Line of Texas. The Jeep Grand Cherokee was again the Sport Utility Vehicle...

2012-10-03 06:20:43

TORRANCE, Calif., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After receiving an extensive mid-cycle refresh for 2012, including a new high-value Sport trim level, new front styling and improved fuel efficiency, the Honda Ridgeline returns for 2013 with a rearview camera now standard on all trim levels. The 2013 Honda Ridgeline represents an exclusive and innovative approach in the half-ton pickup truck segment, prioritizing its construction and features based on the capabilities that recreational truck...

2012-10-02 06:21:35

TRACY, Calif., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A truck assembly company in Tracy, Calif., has expanded its payroll by 50 employees thanks to business from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), including a project to assemble the utility's next generation of gas maintenance and construction trucks. This morning, not far from the assembly plant, PG&E presented the first of the new trucks to an excited and eager crew of gas workers in Stockton, Calif. Designed with input from hundreds...

2012-10-02 06:20:32

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford small car sales totaled 24,628 vehicles in September - the company's best U.S. small car sales since 2002 and a 73 percent increase year-over-year Escape compact utility sales increased 14 percent for the month; 23,148 Escape sales mark best-ever September sales F-Series produces its 14(th) consecutive year-over-year sales increase in September, reaching its best September since 2007; total sales were 55,077 pickups - a 1 percent increase...

2012-08-23 06:20:15

MEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In time for travel during the upcoming Labor Day weekend and the winter driving season, Mitsubishi Motors North America has introduced its new roadside assistance app to provide Mitsubishi owners with extended access and accelerated response should they ever encounter a mobile emergency or need trip information. The new app, available for iPhone-compatible devices and included among the free benefits Mitusbishi dealers provide to new vehicle...

2012-08-20 22:20:11

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2012 Ram 1500 pickup truck is this year's No. 1 Tailgating Car according to Kelley Blue Book, the leading provider of new car and used car information. For this year's list, published by KBB.com, the expert editors rank their top choices for the 10 Best Tailgating Cars (http://www.kbb.com/car-reviews-and-news/top-10/best-tailgating-vehicles-2012/), offering vehicles to fit every budget from the student section to the luxury boxes. (Logo:...

2012-07-21 23:01:57

Interide Transport, an asset-based provider of transportation services, invests for growth with acquisition of new trucks. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 21, 2012 Interide Transport, an asset-based provider of transportation services and a subsidiary of Interide Holdings, has grown their truck fleet to over 75 trucks by adding 12 new Freightliner Cascadia´s to the company´s fleet of refrigerated trucks and trailers. Steven Gadd, Senior Vice President of Interide Transport said...

2012-06-25 22:20:08

IRVINE, Calif., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New-vehicle sales are projected to hit 13.9 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR) in June 2012, slightly improved from the 13.8 million unit pace posted in May 2012, according to Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111102/AQ99077LOGO) Kelley Blue Book's prediction for June SAAR is well below the 14.5 million unit average pace for the first...