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Monday, July 15, 2024

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Why You Should Seriously Consider the 2013 Ford Fusion for Your Next Car

The outgoing model of the Ford Fusion had a lot going for it: spacious, dependable, comfortable, and fuel efficient. The 2013 Ford Fusion is highly anticipated because it is an all new model. There was nothing wrong with the outgoing Ford Fusion, but a lot of consumers wanted a sleeker silhouette to go with the […]

2010 Lexus GX460 – A Safety Risk?

This Tuesday Consumer Reports urged new car buyers not to purchase the 2010 Lexus GX460. Stating that the Toyota Motor Corporation SUV is a "safety risk" due to it's likelihood to roll over. The nonprofit consumer guide gave the vehicle a "not acceptable" rating, due to sliding when driven in sweeping turns. The sliding could […]

Can Hybrid Cars Really Save You Money?

Low emissions are great, but many new hybrids are so pricey it will take years for you to break even at the pump. A recent San Francisco Chronicle article reviews seven hybrid vehicles to see which will pay for itself in fuel savings the soonest. The results are surprising. Hybrid electric technology is rapidly advancing. […]

Ford’s “Swap Your Ride” Sales Event is Back

This month Ford is bringing back the "Swap Your Ride" campaign and sales event, which it last ran in 2007. The promotion will run from now until the end of May. Customers can trade in any other manufacturer's vehicle. In return they'll get 0% APR financing plus $1,000 cash back. The campaign aims to demonstrate […]

Hummer Clearance Sale – Your Last Chance to Buy?

According to GM Dealers Hummer is shutting down for good. Only 2,200 new Hummers are left in stock throughout the US. To clear-out these last few vehicles Hummer will run an incentive program through the end of April.Buyers can choose between 0% financing for 72 months or cash. $4,000 Off 2010 Hummer H3 & H3T […]

35.5 MPG by 2016 – 6 Cars Already Ahead of the Game

This week the Obama administration unveiled tighter new fuel efficiency rules. By 2016 all vehicles in the US must average 35.5 MPG or better. According to the government this will cut fuel consumption by 40% and generate up to $130 billion in benefits.As we've seen in the past few years, some automakers are already working […]