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Hyundai, Porsche top J.D. Power APEAL study

Filed under: Car Buying, Hyundai, Porsche Just as they did in the Initial Quality Study, Porsche and Hyundai have taken the premium and non-premium crown, respectively, for the 2014 J.D. Power APEAL study. This is the tenth consecutive year for that Porsche has been rated the best premium make in the APEAL study, which attempts [...]

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Convertible owners more educated, well to do

Filed under: Car Buying, Convertible A new study from Experian Automotive seeks to quantify the traits that identify the convertible-loving droptop driver. Of course, after reading through the findings, this just kind of confirms a lot of things that have been kind of obvious about convertible owners for kind of a long time. They’re educated, [...]

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How cars are being exported individually and why carmakers are upset about it

Filed under: Car Buying, China, Government/Legal Cars are expensive in China, especially if they happen to wear the badge of a prestigious manufacturer. As we’ve pointed out before, the price of a Range Rover over in the People’s Republic sits at the equivalent of about $450,000, despite its US starting price of $84,225. In addition [...]

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US diesel vehicle sales are up 25% this year

Filed under: Diesel, MPG, USA Going against popular perception, diesel vehicles are showing some pretty good pickup. The context, of course, is US sales of oil-burners. And those sales are on the rise as more Americans look to cut refueling costs via more fuel-efficient vehicles. US clean-diesel sales through June have jumped 25 percent from [...]

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Hyundai Azera fate in question for US

Filed under: Car Buying, Sedan, Hyundai, Luxury The Azera has been consistently outsold by its rivals. Through June, Hyundai has shifted just 4,191 units. Hyundai’s dealers call the Azera the “nicest car nobody knows about.” That’s according to Mike O’Brien, Hyundai Motor America’s vice president of corporate and product planning. Indeed, the fullsize sedan is [...]

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Singapore car salesman jailed for gambling away $280k Maserati deposit

Filed under: Car Buying, Performance, Etc., Government/Legal, Maserati, Luxury Kenny Rogers’ country classic The Gambler is right about two things: you gotta know when to hold’em and know when to fold’em. A former Maserati salesman in Singapore is learning that lesson about when to step away from the table, after being sentenced to 33 months [...]

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Pagani sends 40% of Huayras to US [w/video]

Filed under: Car Buying, Plants/Manufacturing, Videos, Supercars, MISC As big as the North American market is, it’s hard for a small-scale European automaker to make it over here. The cost of pursuing certification both in Europe and in the United States is just too high for a small outfit to absorb. That’s why Pagani, for [...]

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