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...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-
Baby boomers drive resurgence of classic car market

...from age 40 to 58 are driving a surge in the classic car market, buying the cars they couldn't purchase when they...property," said Keith Martin, publisher of Sports Car Market Magazine. "Old cars are not good for daily transport...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/27/bus_429635.shtml
Business
Chevrolet uses auto show to spotlight three minicars

NEW YORK - Hoping to boost its presence in the ultra-small car market, General Motors Corp. on Wednesday unveiled a trio of new Chevrolet minicar concept vehicles designed to grab the attention of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/13/liv_124423.shtml
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New-car incentives lower prices on used vehicles

DETROIT - All those dealer incentives to buy a new car are affecting the used-car market. Prices for late-model used vehicles are at their lowest levels in years, driven down in part by "zero-percent financing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/28/bus_361006.shtml
Business
Toyota is poised to become top car seller in U.S.

...United States, look no further than the traditional car market. If sales trends don't change dramatically, Toyota...recent years, say they're unwilling to concede the car market to Toyota or anyone else. Chrysler has said 14 of 21...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/30/bus_386833.shtml
Business
GM offers trunk escape handle

...trapped in the extreme heat of automobile trunks in the summer months. GM and Ford combined control more than half the car market, and GM said it would share its trunk handle with other automakers. Nineteen children have died in the past decade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/17/bus_247653.shtml
Business
Automakers making more guarantees to entice used-car buyers

...roadside assistance and other perks that automakers are using to entice more buyers in the booming $310 billion used-car market. Mrs. Polk, her husband Jim and 2-year-old son Truman drove home Tuesday in a 1995 Pontiac Transport minivan they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/07/17/biz_211455.shtml
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...Plymouth's Barracuda was no contender in the pony car market until the '67s were released. By then, they had to...Mustang by two weeks but never competed well in the pony car market. The distinctive feature of the fastback model pictured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-12-05/what-it
Trying to shed its vanilla reputation, Toyota gives the Camry a top-to-bottom makeover

...reputation was hurt by a series of recalls in 2010. The Camry has never regained the 15 percent share of the midsize car market it held before the recalls. It controlled 13 percent of that market in 2013, with total sales of 408,484, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-16/trying-shed-its-vanilla-re