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Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Washington DC August 12, 2016; The AIADA online newsletter reported that according to the website Priceonomics the Toyota brand and its gas-electric hybrid Prius are the winners in keeping maintenance costs low in the long run and luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz are on the high end of maintenance costs. Over t ... Continue reading

Alfa Says Giulia's Driving Dynamics Better Than Competitor's

Alfa Says Giulia's Driving Dynamics Better Than Competitor's

Turin IT July 8, 2016; The Alfa Romeo Giulia has better driving dynamics than rivals such as the BMW 3 series because the standard models were derived from the car's Quadrifoglio performance version rather than the other way around, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Chief Technology Officer Harald Wester said."All our competit ... Continue reading

2017 North American Car Of The Year Final Nominees

2017 North American Car Of The Year Final Nominees

2017 North American Car Of The Year Final Nominees ... Continue reading

Alfa Romeo Giulia Continental Brake System MK C1 World Premiere

Alfa Romeo Giulia Continental Brake System MK C1 World Premiere

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 27, 2016 -- The international automotive supplier Continental supplies Alfa Romeo with its MK C1 for the Integrated Brake System (IBS) of the new Giulia. This marks the first time that the MK C1 electronic brake system enters series production worldwide. The new integrated system is more dynam ... Continue reading

2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2016 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Spider by Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_3852) When the opportunity comes along to drive a performance car the usual scenario is that I have to feel it out on public roads. That needs to be done, of course, safely and without risk to anyone. Not to mention, the ... Continue reading

Oh MAMA - Topless in Wisconsin By Larry Nutson

Oh MAMA - Topless in Wisconsin By Larry Nutson

FIND YOUR: Perfect New Convertible Match Topless in Wisconsin By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_5551) Did that title get your attention? Well, this story is about cars. Convertible cars. Drop tops. Soft tops. Rag tops. ... Continue reading

International Automakers in America: Building More Than Cars

International Automakers in America: Building More Than Cars

Washington DC May 12, 2016; The growth of international automakers and dealers in the U.S. is an American success story. It's a story about American jobs and the profound economic impact of a $73 billion investment in the U.S. economy. It's also about providing American consumers with an abundance of vehicle choices th ... Continue reading

Ken Garff Automotive Group Brings Alfa Romeo Back to Utah

Ken Garff Automotive Group Brings Alfa Romeo Back to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, May 10, 2016 -- Ken Garff Automotive Group recently opened the doors of its latest dealership, Ken Garff Alfa Romeo, located in downtown Salt Lake City. The dealership is the only Alfa Romeo dealership in Utah and offers the latest models in the luxury sports car line, like the acclaimed Alfa 4C and Giu ... Continue reading

Tra La La - Official Google FCA Partnership Announcement

Tra La La - Official Google FCA Partnership Announcement

Google Self-Driving Car Project and FCA Announce First-of-its-kind Collaboration May 3, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Google Self-Driving Car Project and FCA announced today, in a first-of-its-kind collaboration, that they will integrate Google’s self-driving technology into all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybri ... Continue reading

FCA April 2016 U.S. Sales; Best April Sales Since 2005

FCA April 2016 U.S. Sales; Best April Sales Since 2005

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 3, 2016 -- Jeep® brand sales up 17 percent; best April sales ever Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass each record best monthly sales ever Ram pickup truck, Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City each record their best April sales ever Deliveries of the 2017 all-new Chrysler Pacifica minivan begin arr ... Continue reading

March 2016 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sales in Europe

March 2016 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sales in Europe

LONDON, April 15, 2016 -- In March, FCA posted a 13.3% year-over-year increase in European sales, significantly outperforming the industry average of 5.7%. Market share was 40 basis points higher at 6.3%. All FCA brands registered increases, with Lancia up 16.8%, Jeep up 14.5%, Fiat up 14.0% and Alfa Romeo up 0.8%. The ... Continue reading

First-ever IIHS New Car Headlight Ratings - Most Need Improvement

First-ever IIHS New Car Headlight Ratings - Most Need Improvement

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Toyota Prius v is the only midsize car out of 31 evaluated to earn a good rating in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's first-ever headlight ratings.The best available headlights on 11 cars earn an acceptable rating, while nine only reach a marginal rating. Ten of the vehicles can't b ... Continue reading

New-Car Sales To Jump 8 Percent In March 2016

New-Car Sales To Jump 8 Percent In March 2016

IRVINE, Calif., March 28, 2016 -- New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 8 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.66 million units in March 2016, resulting in an estimated 17.2 million seasonally adjusted annual rate (SAAR), according to Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the vehicle valuation and information source tru ... Continue reading

Most And Least Expensive Places In USA To Own a Car

Most And Least Expensive Places In USA To Own a Car

LOS ANGELES, March 21, 2016 -- There's a $7,216 cost difference between owning a car in Michigan and New Hampshire, finds a new study from personal finance website GOBankingRates.com. The study considered the costs of six key factors affecting the expenses of owning a vehicle in all 50 U.S. states and the District of C ... Continue reading

Alfa Romeo Debuts the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Lineup at the New York International Auto Show +VIDEO

Alfa Romeo Debuts the 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia Lineup at the New York International Auto Show +VIDEO

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 17, 2016 -- Rebirth of the brand – the all-new 2017 Giulia is the first of eight all-new Alfa Romeos debuting through 2020, and embodies the brand's La meccanica delle emozioni (the mechanics of emotion) spirit Giulia nameplate reflects a 55-year heritage of Alfa Romeo's lightweight, per ... Continue reading

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