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Record number of Americans leasing autos

Record number of Americans leasing autos

October 26, 2016 @ 9:15 am by Phil LeBeau

With new vehicle prices climbing to all-time highs, a record number of Americans are turning to leases in a bid to keep monthly payments as low as possible.   "The difference between a monthly payment for those leasing a new vehicle versus those who buy new is almost $100," said Melinda Zabritski, senior director of Experian Automotive. Officially, the latest report on automotive lending by Experian Automotive found the average…

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Leasing vs. buying a car: Comparing the two major finance choices in car buying

Leasing vs. buying a car: Comparing the two major finance choices in car buying

October 25, 2016 @ 9:20 am by Consumer Reports

If you are deciding whether to pay for a new car or just get a loaner, check out some of the major differences between buying and leasing.  To decide whether or not to lease your new car, it’s important to understand how the financial mechanics of leasing compare with a loan. In some ways, leasing is just like taking out a loan. When you lease, you borrow the entire value…

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2017 RANGE ROVER CONVERTIBLE EVOQUE: ARE THESE UPGRADES ENOUGH? [VIDEO]

2017 RANGE ROVER CONVERTIBLE EVOQUE: ARE THESE UPGRADES ENOUGH? [VIDEO]

October 23, 2016 @ 12:00 pm by Emmanuelle Day

The Range Rover release is set this fall. It is perhaps the most suited car for this season. Nissan discontinued its rival, the Murano. A least likely rival will be the BMW 4 Series and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet. The Maserati GranCabrio is a contender as well   What is the 2017 Range Rover Convertible Evoque Price? It starts from $50,000 up to $58,000. The price is a bit hefty…

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Volvo to Test Driverless Cars in London

Volvo to Test Driverless Cars in London

April 27, 2016 @ 10:50 am

Described as "UK's most ambitious autonomous driving trial," the Drive Me scheme will kick off with a limited number of semi-automatic cars taking to the streets of the capital early next year.   The plan will then be extended in 2018 to up to 100 vehicles.  The Swedish company says the introduction of automatic driving cars will "revolutionise Britain's roads in four main areas — safety, congestion, pollution and time saving,"…

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New Proposed Ban on DIY Racecars

New Proposed Ban on DIY Racecars

April 18, 2016 @ 10:15 am by Stephen Elmer

  The EPA was going to prohibit the removal of certain emissions equipment from all road-going cars, though now the agency says that if your car will exclusively be used on the track, these modifications are allowed. A statement from the EPA says that the organization “supports motorsports and its contributions to the American economy and communities all across the country,” though the agency will still target those who illegally modify vehicles…

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