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Toyota revamps Prius hybrid amid low gas prices

...Brightly lit displays on a Las Vegas Strip rooftop-turned-nightclub reminded the gathered crowd of executives, car dealers and automotive journalists on Tuesday night that the Prius could be modern, sleek and edgy."We've got the whole...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-09-10/toyota-revamps-prius-hybrid-a
New facility, owner for Augusta Infiniti dealership

...from a 7.3-acre parcel at 3069 Washington Road, which has housed several auto franchises and was purchased by local car dealer Jeff Richards in 2011. The property will remain vacant for at least the near future."Although there has been some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-08-26/new-facilit
Congress weighs giveaways to auto, trucking industries, snubs changes sought by safety groups

...advocates to require that rental car agencies and used car dealers repair recalled vehicles before renting or selling them...July would require rental car agencies, but not used car dealers, to make the repairs.There was a record 63.7 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-21/congress-weighs-giveaways-
Georgia military members get consumer help

...potential pitfalls in their off-duty activities as consumers dealing with payday lenders, loan sharks, pawnshops, car dealers and businesses of other types, said Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens.Of course, most businesses aren't crooked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-30/georgia-military-members-g
Augusta Chevy dealership changes name, ownership

...was in a little smaller market."Cunningham said he likes the Augusta market because it is not oversaturated with car dealers."If I do what I did in Atlanta, which was provide great customer service, I think we'll be successful here...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-01/augusta-chevy-dealership-c
Epic snows have meant economic woes across all industries

...reported sales dropped an average of 24 percent and payroll dropped about 7 percent among their small businesses members.Car dealers and real estate agents complained the poorly timed storms ? many of which hit on or around weekends ? were disastrous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-08/epic-snows-have-meant-econ
Used cars often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls

...without the necessary repairs," Rosekind says.Used-car dealers fought past legislation because they didn't have access...Automobile Dealers Association, which represents new-car dealers that sell used cars, hasn't taken a position. It...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-28/used-cars-often-sold-unfix
US to fine Japanese air bag maker Takata $14,000 per day for failing to cooperate in probe

...to stop sales of defective autos that are an "imminent hazard."Also in the bill are provisions requiring used-car dealers and rental-car companies to get recall repairs made before they can rent or sell cars.The NHTSA is continuing to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-20/us-fine-japanese-air-bag-m
Many Triple Crown bids have left lasting memories

...Victory Gallop wins by a nose. BIRDSTONE, BY ONE LENGTH (2004)Smarty Jones is the people's choice. His owner is a car dealer from Pennsylvania, he's recovered from fracturing his skull, and he wins a $5 million bonus by capturing the Rebel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-23/many-triple-crown-bi
Thieves steal tires from car lot

A Gordon Highway car dealer told police that thieves stole tires from three vehicles on the lot.An employee at Auto Liquidators, 1546 Gordon Highway, noticed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-21/thieves-steal-tires-ca