December 2013

New study says GM bailout spared 1.2 million jobs

(December 13, 2013) DETROIT — The U.S. government bailout of General Motors spared 1.2 million jobs in 2009 and preserved $39.4 billion in personal and social insurance tax collections in 2009 and 2010, according to a Center for Automotive Research study released earlier this week. announces nominees for 'best pickup' of 2014

(December 12, 2013) CHICAGO — announced today nominees for their all-new award, "Best Pickup Truck of the Year," powered by Nominees for the 2014 award include the Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Ford F-150, GMC Sierra 1500, Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, Ram 2500/3500 HD and Toyota Tundra. shares five tips to consider before donating your car

(December 12, 2013) SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Donating a car to charity can be a significant and selfless act, especially during the holiday season. But if you're looking to maximize the tax deduction for your charitable effort, there are a few specific points that you should consider, says announces its 'Best of 2014' award nominees

(December 10, 2013) CHICAGO — today announced nominees for the site's highest honor, the "Best of 2014" award.  Nominees for the annual award must achieve the highest in quality, innovation and value.

Toyota focuses on plants, people and the planet

(December 9, 2013) TORRANCE, Calif. — Looking for a new vehicle?  How about one that was assembled at a North American facility that helped save 61 million gallons of water last year?  And you can buy that vehicle at one of the most environmentally advanced dealerships in the country. 

New car transaction prices down first time in three years

(December 3, 2013) SANTA MONICA, Calif. — estimated today that the average transaction price for light vehicles in the U.S. was $30,634 in November, down $198 from November 2012; and down $164 from October 2013. November 2013's drop in average transaction prices was the first year-over-year drop since December 2010, when ATPs fell 1.8 percent.

50 years of Mustang captured on limited edition desktop clock thermometer

(December 2, 2013) TOLEDO, Ohio — During its first 49 years of production, the Ford Mustang has come to evoke a variety of emotions in its customers — freedom, optimism and being true to one self.  To commemorate becoming the newest member of an exclusive club — 50 years of continuous production in 2014 — Mark Feldstein & Associates, inc. (MFA) is introducing a limited edition 50 Years of Mustang Desktop Sound Clock Thermometer.

AAA names car features 'smart' for older drivers

(December 2, 2013) WASHINGTON — Seniors shopping for a new ride can find "smart" features in  today's cars that help alleviate a variety of age-related health conditions that typically challenge older drivers, according to AAA.