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Tariffs, wages make Mexico an auto mecca

...American investments are in the U.S., where spending "will continue at about the same sizeable level going forward."Car buyers should see benefits from lower costs in Mexico. U.S. government fuel-economy requirements call for raising mileage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/tariffs-wages-make-mexico-
On The Money: When new cars are unveiled, prices can fall on old models

...one-up the current model. Analysts say it's too early to tell if prices will drop on the current Civics and Malibus.Car buyers recognize the value when there's a major redesign if it's feature-rich, said Alec Gutierrez, senior analyst with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-10/money-when-new-cars-are-un
US auto sales tap the brakes in March, but outlook strong

DETROIT - U.S. car buyers stepped on the brakes in March, a sign of a long-expected slowdown in the blistering pace of sales.March sales were expected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-01/us-auto-sales-tap-brakes-m
Thousands of car buyers 'upside down' on car loans

NEW YORK - A growing number of new car buyers are finding they owe more on their existing car loans than the vehicles are worth as trade-ins. The phenomenon, known as being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/03/fin_449217.shtml
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SUVs shrink to fit European market

...headed for China only.Analyst Tim Urquhart at IHS Automotive say these new models are further evidence that European car buyers are shifting away from classic sedans and hatchbacks in favor of SUV body styles."It's signaling a bit of a sea...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2015-03-05/suvs-shrink-
Used-car buyers at risk of not knowing of recalls

...particular vehicle has been repaired.The study recommends the safety administration make its vehicle recall database searchable by VIN number and ask Congress to give it the authority to ensure car buyers are notified of recalls prior to sales.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2011-06-23/used-car-buyers-risk-not-know
Pickups, small cars drive US June auto sales

DETROIT - Three years ago, U.S. car buyers started trickling back into showrooms after largely sitting...Auto loan rates are pegged to short-term rates, so car buyers should enjoy low financing terms for a while longer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-02/pickups-small-cars-drive-u
Consumers, automakers adjusting to plummeting fuel prices

...here, automakers are showing off electric and other vehicles designed to cut our dependence on fossil fuels. Outside, car buyers are paying the lowest prices in years for carbon-based fuels.That dichotomy has the industry scrambling to sell alternative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-12/consumers-automakers-adjus
Despite nearly decade of showing in Detroit, prospect of Chinese cars in US still years away

...also must overcome big hurdles in convincing U.S. car buyers that Chinese cars have the quality they demand.Still...still generally lack the fit-and-finish that U.S. car buyers expect. And consumers' experience with the Chinese-made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-13/despite-nearly-decade-show
Web revving up car shopping

...and answer calls and e-mails from car buyers who simply don't want to haggle...With a few clicks of the mouse, car buyers can study all the features offered...way, but they also realize that car buyers still want to see and touch and drive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/03/bus_271284.shtml
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