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The letters deceived owners of cars without a recall out for them

The letters deceived owners of cars without a recall out for them.

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The warranty transfers to new owners

The warranty transfers to new owners.

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Know what this term means when you're researching cars

Know what this term means when you're researching cars.

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Here's a guide to help you understand leasing

Here's a guide to help you understand leasing.

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Water-damaged cars pop up on the market all too often

Water-damaged cars pop up on the market all too often.

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Order-only retail model could help make the car profitable

Order-only retail model could help make the car profitable.

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7 steps to exploring a new-car purchase

7 steps to a great dealership visit.

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Franchisees want to ensure they're not cut out of the revenue stream

Franchisees want to ensure they're not cut out of the revenue stream.

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Pricing starts at $56,195 for rear-wheel-drive models

Pricing starts at $56,195 for rear-wheel-drive models.

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New towers in Orlando and D.C. bring the company’s total to 11

New towers in Orlando and suburban D.C. bring the company's total to 11.

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The facts behind the delivery fee, and why it might not matter

Timing is everything so, when it comes to car buying, dealership document fees are like the late party-guest who suddenly arrives while you're saying final goodbyes and putting leftovers in the fridge. To put it mildly, they're an annoying but common part of most car transactions. For car buyers who don't expect them, however, they can seem like a blatant rip-off.

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In a reversal, it’ll let all Hyundai dealers apply for franchise licenses

Genesis will apparently open the doors to its nascent dealership network to all existing Hyundai dealers, reversing its earlier plan to launch a separate, much more limited retail network as a way to distinguish the brand.

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Senators voted 51 to 47 to disapprove the guidance

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday invalidated Obama-era guidance aimed at preventing auto lenders from charging borrowers higher rates based on factors such as race or national origin. The Senate voted 51 to 47 to disapprove the guidance, which was issued in 2013 by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and regarded by critics as an overstep of the agency's powers.

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They'll facilitate long-distance travel for Mission E

When we talked with folks at Porsche about introducing the Mission E here in the U.S., they acknowledged that charging infrastructure was a challenge the company must face head-on. "We have to work on our charging infrastructure [across] the nation, so that range anxiety — despite the fact that we have a bigger range than 300 miles — is not a barrier," Porsche Cars North America President and CEO Klaus Zellmer told us. Now we know a little more about that plan, as Zellmer told Automo

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Pilot begins in June in partnership with dealers in both markets

Here comes Mercedes-Benz jumping into the monthly subscription-service craze, launching its pilot program in Nashville and Philadelphia. It'll be called the Mercedes-Benz Collection.

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It'll let you do almost everything before setting foot in a dealership

Ford is launching a new online car-shopping service that will allow users to do things like view local pricing and incentives, apply for financing and schedule test drives all before setting foot inside a showroom. It's the latest tool to help people spend less time at dealerships.

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Car buyers make these mistakes all the time.

Car dealers want to make money – who can blame them? But if you understand how the process works, you can avoid making an expensive mistake.

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Being familiar with the lingo could help get you a better deal.

Incentives are more common during seasonal sales or are offered on slower-selling models. They encourage the dealer to make room for new inventory.

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