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...The rear engine, air-cooled GM entry into the small car market. It was a fun car to drive, but Ralph Nader's book...Introduced for 1960 as a compact car to compete in the economy car market. It was unconventional in that it had a rear-mounted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-06-25/what-it
What Is It?

...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?

...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
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
Life & style
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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