December 30th, 2005 by admin
Should you have the right to have your vehicle repaired where you want?
Dealers hope you aren’t concerned enough to complain about their computer overrides, disallowing independent repair shops from repairing vehicles.
Now, two or three times per month, his computerized diagnostic equipment shows unknown codes when hooked up to an auto with a problem.
"The scanner gets […]
December 28th, 2005 by admin
Car Buyers Won’t Purchase From a Shaky Company
When Daewoo folded years ago, many customers were left with cars they were still financing that could not be fixed when they stalled because parts were not available. Warranty’s purchased from the manufacturer were voided and the buyers were left to bear the burden of a car that […]
December 26th, 2005 by admin
A Year In Review
Detriot’s news of late has been doom and gloom. With strikes, low sales, and dismal growth, the auto industry doesn’t have much to celebrate.
General Motors Corp. Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner sent a memo to workers in November assuring them bankruptcy isn’t an option for the world’s largest automaker, but concerns about […]
December 24th, 2005 by admin
Best Cars, Trucks, Vans and SUVs of 2005
Sometimes the most fun about a new year is reading the predictions, year-in-reviews and top ten lists that all the experts release this time of year. MarketWatch has released their Top 10 Autos of 2005:
All of these cars share a common trait — they were all fun to […]
December 22nd, 2005 by admin
SUV Comes With Distinct Styling
If you’re looking for a stylish SUV that won’t break the bank, the Suzuki Grand Vitara may fit the bill. From the base price, at just under $20K to the luxury model at around $25K this car is affordable for most people and the gas mileage is affordable as well. And, […]
December 19th, 2005 by admin
2007 Model Launches in New York
Look for a media blitz on the "New Tahoe" from Chevy. They’re launching the redesigned SUV in New York City with a performance by Mary J. Blige on a Chevy-branded stage.
The show will be part of Carson Daly’s New Year’s Special on NBC.
Chevy messaging will be on the […]
December 18th, 2005 by admin
Geely Will Display at Detroit Auto Show
While the American auto industry continues to show trouble, Chinese automaker, Geely, is taking this opportunity to show their 5-passenger sedan, the 7151CK at the Detroit Auto Show.
"We are absolutely determined to produce a high-quality vehicle that can be marketed to the American consumer for under $10,000,” said Harmer, […]
December 16th, 2005 by admin
CorvetteBlog.com has chosen the Corvette Z06 as this year’s car of the year.
Corvette Z06 is this year’s car of the year according to CorvetteBlog.com
"We considered several cars for this award and actually narrowed our search to three vehicles," said Keith Cornett, Senior Editor of CorvetteBlogger.com. "The Corvette Coupe and the Corvette Convertible models were considered, […]
December 14th, 2005 by admin
North America International Auto Show 2005
Looking at two, very opposite, popular market trends, the next few years’ car models seem to be offering either alternative fuel technology or massive horsepower.
This article, from Auto Reviews Online, looks at the North America International Auto Show this year and offers some fascinating highlights from the models showcased:
Mitsubishi showed […]
December 9th, 2005 by admin
Will he lose his seat?
The Chairman of the Volkswagon group, Bernd Pischetsrieder, may be in danger of losing his job.
European sales are higher, and a restructured VW Group has gained 0.8 percentage point of market share, the largest increase of all manufacturers in Europe this year. In addition, profits are up and VW has made […]