Autos

Depreciation hits electric cars hard – USA TODAY

Last SlideNext Slide Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn shows how to charge the electric vehicle Leaf.(Photo: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO, AFP/Getty Images) Story Highlights Plug-in cars are projected to depreciate more off their list prices than conventional cars Kelley Blue Book projected residual values over five years Pure electric cars take a bigger hit than plug-in hybrids Plug-in electric cars may be cutting-edge technology, but an analysis suggests that most will depreciate more…

Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013

Volkswagen’s 2013 diesel-vehicle sales to top 100000: Why it matters – Los Angeles Times

Although diesel engines date back to the dawn of the automotive age, it’s a technology that American consumers have never taken to. Credit their memory of an older generation of smelly, smoky and hesitant diesel cars. But by building a generation of fuel-efficient, clean and quiet turbo diesels with lots of zip, and making a diesel an engine option in almost every vehicle VW and its luxury Audi brand…

Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013

Volkswagen likely to outsell GM in China – USA TODAY

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Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013

Five most fun cars of 2013 – Fox News

The automobile industry was firing on all cylinders in 2013, with a bumper crop of great vehicles luring customers into showrooms, where trucks and crossovers led the way in sales and even electric cars finally started getting a foothold in the market. But while most shoppers are looking for a car they need, its the one’s we want that get us excited about hitting the road, and here are five…

Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013