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...Bill Harding said: "By the late '60s, muscle cars had gotten to be quite expensive, not only because of rising car prices but also the high costs to insure them. Plymouth already had its high-performance midsize GTX on the market, so to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-01-01/what-it
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...car was one we never see on the streets because so few were made and the ones that are left are sure to fetch show-car prices. It was a 1951 Nash-Healey ? America's first postwar sports car ? a roadster made for only a few years.The clue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-10-17/what-it
General Motors sales, used-car values remain strong despite bad publicity from recalls

...next headline that comes out," says Ricky Beggs, a senior vice president of Black Book, which also monitors used car prices.The GM headlines keep coming. On Monday, GM recalled older large cars for an ignition problem, although GM says...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-17/general-motors-sales-used-
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...Crestline Skyliner two-door hardtop, which had a front roof made of transparent plastic, was introduced in 1954. New car prices ranged from $1,548 to $ 2,415."Bill Harding wrote: "For the 1954 model year, Ford finally replaced its flathead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2013-12-12/what-it
Car prices hit record as buyers pile on options

Americans are paying record prices for new cars and trucks, and they have only themselves to blame. The sharp increase has been driven by consumers loading cars up with high-end options.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-06/car-prices-hit-record-buye
Unions flex muscles with government's help, and with alarming results

...the outcome, this will help discourage U.S. foreign car production, increase unemployment, aid the UAW and raise car prices.The use of bare-knuckle power is illustrated by a recent action of the now labor-dominated National Labor Relations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2011-07-24/unions-flex-musc
2012 expected to be a robust year for U.S. automakers

...the U.S. pushing a record 11 years, there is growing demand to replace old cars.Buyers are coming out even though car prices are relatively high. The average new vehicle cost $30,686 in December, up 5 percent from a year earlier, as automakers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-01-04/2012-expected-be-robust-ye
Dealers raising vehicle prices amid crisis in Japan

...States was destroyed in the tsunami. At least one hybrid battery maker is shut down, threatening supplies of hybrid cars."Prices have firmed up, and the tsunami is only going to help that," said John Hawkins, a Los Angeles-area dealer who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-17/dealers-raising-vehicle-pr
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High used-car prices make it ideal to sell now

...vehicles like the Jeep Grand Cherokee.The rise in used-car prices is a byproduct of the recession. The average car on...middle of 2007.There are already signs that used-car prices will come down. Leasing was 21 percent of U.S. sales...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-05-18/high-used-car-prices-make-
Economy 101: The post-Clunker rise in car prices

...lower than a year ago and the higher car prices accounted for 90 percent of the overall...the months ahead. Q: Why did new car prices spike when everything else was flat...car buying habits, said he expects car prices to remain high for the rest of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/22/bus_556388.shtml
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