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  • Subaru, Corvette are February sales winners; Ford, Mini the losers

    Subaru, Corvette are February sales winners; Ford, Mini the losers
    Automakers sold 1.2 million vehicles last month, about the same as February 2013. Frigid weather in much of the nation put a damper on the business.  With most of the car companies having now reported their results Monday, here are the winners and losers....
  • Winter storms put chill on car sales

     Winter storms put chill on car sales
    The winter chill on auto sales is melting into a buyers market. Dealer inventories have ballooned with the frigid weather across much of the nation in January and February. So automakers are turning to a tried-and-true method to move sheet metal —...
  • Chilly weather stalls February auto sales; GM, Ford report declines

    Chilly weather stalls February auto sales; GM, Ford report declines
    The big chill created a big stall in auto sales last month. Based on initial reports by General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co., Chrysler Group and the other car companies, auto sales looked like they were flat to just slightly higher in February compared to...
  • Apple says its CarPlay vehicle infotainment system will debut this week

    Apple says its CarPlay vehicle infotainment system will debut this week
    Apple on Monday announced that its automobile infotainment system, now called CarPlay, will make its debut this week in new vehicles from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo. The Cupertino tech company first unveiled plans for a car infotainment system...
  • Fiat's 500L falls flat while Kia's Soul soars

    Fiat's 500L falls flat while Kia's Soul soars
    Kia's redesigned Soul and Fiat's all-new 500L are the latest models in the quirky "toaster" class of sub-compact cars. Picture a square box riding on a car platform. The general idea is combine the comfort and efficiency of a small car with the...
  • Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry

    Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry
    Although Tesla Motors sold fewer than 23,000 cars last year, an almost immeasurable amount of the 15.6 million vehicles Americans purchased last year, the electric car company is pushing technological change throughout the auto industry, according to...
  • Winners' Circle

    Winners' Circle
    We can’t say goodbye to awards season without spotlighting the 15th annual IntelliChoice Certified Pre-Owed Car Awards, the premier event in the glamorous, head-spinning world of prestige CPO programs. OK, maybe the IntelliChoice CPO awards aren&...
  • An Electrifying Ride

    An Electrifying Ride
    Electric vehicles took another step toward the mainstream last year, when two automakers added these Earth-friendly rides to their certified pre-owned programs. Last March, high-end EV maker Tesla Motors announced that it would start selling CPO Roadster...
  • Money Matters

    Money Matters
    When you simply can't afford a new ride but you want more peace of mind than you’ll get with just any old used car, a certified pre-owned vehicle might be the ideal choice. CPO cars have gone through a thorough inspection process by an automaker-...
  • Electric cars can go only half as far in freezing weather, AAA finds

    Electric cars can go only half as far in freezing weather, AAA finds
    Testing by AAA has found that how far an electric vehicle can travel on one charge varies widely depending on the weather. Frigid temperatures can reduce that distance by 57%. The research is important to the Automobile Club of Southern California...
  • Tribune to launch app for audio streaming of news

    Tribune to launch app for audio streaming of news
    SAN FRANCISCO — Tribune Co., looking to bolster readership, is wading into growing competition for the time and attention of people who consume news on mobile devices. Tribune said it is rolling out a free mobile app Thursday that lets...