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...almost universally referred to as a Lincoln Continental. Ford was shooting for the upper stratosphere of the luxury car market, with only hand-assembled, top quality components and pricing it at just under $10,000 when the next-highest-priced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-04-09/what-it
SUVs shrink to fit European market

...as small and midsize car sales show only stable sales, rising from 4.7 million units to 5.3 million.Europe's car market needs the boost as its economy slowly heals from a financial crisis.Car sales rose for the 17th straight month in January...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-03-05/suvs-shrink-
What Is It?

...from American Motors. AMC entered the sports/muscle car market with the AMX and Javelin in the late '60s. By '71...The AMX was American Motors' venture into the muscle car market. The AMX was raced not only on drag strips and sports...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-12-18/what-it
Chrysler, GM post US sales gains in November as Black Friday deals, low gas prices draw buyers

...Golf subcompact and Chrysler's 200 midsize sedan saw sales increases."You have to be new to make progress in the car market right now," said Michelle Krebs, a senior analyst with AutoTrader.com.The industry expects more of the same in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-02/chrysler-gm-post-us-sales-
What Is It?

...LOUISVILLE, GA.: Bob Holbert wrote: "I believe the car is a 1971 Olds 442, introduced as Olds' entry in the muscle car market in the mid-1960'. Its cousin was the Pontiac GTO, the original muscle car. The 442 came with a 454 V-8 developing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-19/what-it
Electric cars gain a toehold in Atlanta

...always subject to legislative review. Repealing the $5,000 credit would take a lot of the steam out of the electric-car market in the state.This past year, for example, Alpharetta Republican Chuck Martin, who chairs the House Budget and Fiscal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-07/electric-cars-gain-toehold
What Is It?

...in 1938, he tasked lead designer Bob Gregorie with designing a car that was 'strictly Continental' to regain luxury car market share that Cadillac had been usurping; hence, the name Lincoln Continental."Other readers identifying the vehicle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-10-09/what-it
General Motors sales, used-car values remain strong despite bad publicity from recalls

...return trip to testify on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.Even if consumers do become sensitive to the recalls, any new-car market share decline would be small, predicts Jesse Toprak, senior analyst with the Cars.com Web site."They can mitigate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-17/general-motors-sales-used-
What Is It?

...original T-Bird, Ford reset its sights on a market even it did not know existed at the time ? the personal luxury car market. I believe that Ford management at the time considered the Corvette to be a passing fad, not worthy of spending anymore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-10-30/what-it
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...Our photo last week showed a section of the 1967 Chevrolet Camaro, the first year for Chevy's response to the pony car market created by the Ford Mustang.Pontiac came out with the Camaro's twin, the Firebird, a couple of months later. Plymouth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-11-20/what-it