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    Report: New car sales on the rise in Latin America

    According to the Los Angeles Times, new car sales in South America are skyrocketing, thanks to wage hikes, more jobs and easy credit terms. Last year, there were 3.5 million new car and light truck purchases in Brazil alone, representing an 86-percent increase over 2006. While Brazil leads the ...

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    Consumer Reports: Most car buyers not looking to downsize

    Back in 2008, gas prices soared past $4 per gallon and car buyers clamored for more efficient forms of transportation. But once fuel became affordable again, we're guessing there were quite a few Honda Civic and Chevy Cobalt owners who longed for their old SUVs. The price of gas is skyrocketing ...

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    Study: More new car shoppers avoiding Toyota, but brand still near top of consideration lists

    According to Automotive News, new car shoppers are beginning to shy away from Toyota thanks to the company's less-than spotless quality and safety reputation as of late. A new study by J.D. Power and Associates has revealed that around 19 percent of new car buyers surveyed said that they had ...

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    Survey outlines which qualities motivate new car buyers

    So, you've found a car that catches your eye. It's attractive, has the features you want and is priced within your budget. Slam dunk, right? Perhaps, but a recent telephone survey administered by Consumer Reports proves that a number of additional factors can affect the decision to purchase a new ...

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    POLL: 54% of Americans against Cash for Clunkers, 59% expect GM quality to dip under gov't. ownership

    America's "Cash for Clunkers" bill is on the cusp of being signed by President Obama, but according to a new survey by Rasmussen Reports, a majority of U.S. citizens aren't in favor of the plan. According to the telephone survey, fully 54% of those queried are against the measure, while 35% are in ...

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    Cost of owning a car crests $1/mile on some models

    We've all seen the ads in the newspaper or in commercials that say you can get a new car with zero money down and only $299 per month. Quick math tells you that even after taxes and destination, you're only paying about $4,400 the first year to own a brand new car. A recent study by consulting ...


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