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...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-
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
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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
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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
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...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
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
Chrysler is rolling out a revamped 200

...starting to shift away from midsize cars in favor of small and midsize crossover SUVs.Some analysts expect the midsize car market to shrink slightly this year.Stephanie Brinley, an auto analyst with the consulting company IHS, says the 200's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-13/chrysler-rolling-out-revam
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...Anybody who had a Studebaker wagon had a really good one. In 1956, Studebaker started getting more into the commercial car market, went in big on police and taxis. The body was built big, with big doors, big seats and a lot of room. They made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-04-03/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-