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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-
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
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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
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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...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
Feds investigate Ford police car steering problem

...Ford Motor Co. stopped making it at the end of 2011. The Dearborn, Mich. company controlled 70 percent of the police car market and averaged sales of 50,000 per year. The company stopped production of the Crown Victoria late last year at its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-09-15/feds-investigate-ford-poli
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...wrote: "It could be any year in the 1960s since there were few changes to them. It was VW's entry in the sports car market designed by an Italian design group who, I believe, designed Alfa Romeos, hence the somewhat lookalike Ghia."MARTINEZ...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2012-10-03/what-it
Claims about flood-damaged cars after Sandy aren't true

...has flashed across the Internet: Hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged vehicles will inundate the nation's used-car market, and buyers might not be told which cars have been marred.Not true, according to insurance-claims data reviewed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-11-08/claims-about-flood-damaged
Midsize sedans encroaching on Camry, Accord

DETROIT - For nearly two decades, the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord have ruled the midsize car market.Nobody considered them stylish or fast. But the cars rarely broke down, and they held their value better than competitors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-04-04/midsize-sedans-encroaching-ca
Alternative Fueled Vehicle Roadshow stops in Augusta

...the sales manager for Efacec USA, which markets the newest generation of "fast chargers" for the electric and hybrid car market.In addition to providing clean transportation without exhaust emissions, such vehicles are easy to maintain, Anderson...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-14/alternative-fueled-vehicle-ro