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Will GM or Ford buy Elon Musk’s Tesla in 2014? – USA TODAY

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Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013

Will aluminum Ford F-150 be a rolling beer can? – USA TODAY

Last SlideNext Slide Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford, right, CEO Alan Mulally stand next to the Ford Atlas concept pickup after its unveil at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last January(Photo: Carlos Osorio AP) Tags Alan R. Mulally Detroit Auto Show Get ready for Ford’s aluminum pickup truck, likely either to be hailed as a breakthrough product or one that draws scads of comparisons to…

Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013

Indianapolis Auto Show celebrates 100th year – WRTV Indianapolis

Doors to the Indianapolis Auto Show opened Thursday as event organizers celebrated the exhibit’s 100th year. More than 400 cars were on display at the Indiana Convention Center and dozens of car experts were on hand to help window-shoppers. Although cars on display at the show aren’t for purchase, many patrons who were in the market for a new vehicle said they enjoyed getting a glimpse of their dream on…

Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013

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

Shoppers flock to auto dealerships for year-end sales – USA TODAY

A decorated showroom advertising a year-end Toyotathon in Southfield, Mich.(Photo: Andre J. Jackson, Detroit Free Press) Story Highlights Automakers add incentives to end year on high note For the past four years, automakers have sold more vehicles in December than any other month of the year TrueCar.com, an automotive pricing website, predicts December sales will top 1.4 million new vehicles DETROIT — For both auto dealerships and car shoppers, December…

Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013

New Audi bought with own money: Aston Martin mishap complainant – Times of India

MUMBAI: Phorum Ruparel, the complainant in the Pedder Road accident case involving an Aston Martin earlier this month, denied receiving any compensation as she replaced her damaged Audi 4 with the latest model, the Audi 6, worth at least Rs 40 lakh. The licence plate of the new car sporting a fancy number (MH03 BJ 6666) triggered a controversy with the RTO saying it was “illegal” as it had not…

Posted: Friday, December 27, 2013

Volkswagen likely to outsell GM in China – USA TODAY

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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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New Honda Vezel will compete with Subaru Crosstrek, Nissan Juke – Newsday

Tweet Google Pin It Originally published: December 26, 2013 11:36 AM Updated: December 26, 2013 11:42 AM By JOE WIESENFELDER  Cars.com Photo credit: Cars.com | Honda will bring a version of its Vezel, a subcompact crossover, to the U.S. in the second half of 2014. Galleries …

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