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19 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

Tornado victim sues car dealer

A Chowan County woman who lost her son and her home in a tornado earlier this year has sued an Elizabeth City car dealership, claiming the business exploited her tragedy for commercial purposes and fraudulently raised money in her name without giving her the donations. Dear Reader, This content is only available to subscribers of The Daily Advance print and/or e-edition.


Related Topix: Elizabeth City, NC

22 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

China regulator takes aim at Lexus parts pricing policies

China questions executives from Toyota about luxury brand's parts policies as foreign players are fined for anti-competitive behaviour China's regulator has summoned executives from Toyota Motor Corp over pricing policies and practices for spare and replacement parts at its luxury Lexus division, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. The questioning coincided with the first-ever punishments of foreign carmakers for price fixing this month, when fines were imposed on the Chinese venture of Volkswagen and the China sales unit of Fiat's Chrysler.


Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Automakers

23 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

2014 Phoenix flood provides unique opportunity for car dealerships

Bell Ford's website has been a huge source of information for area drivers looking for quick answers to oftentimes complex questions, especially with the recent weather. The dealership opened its doors to the community and has proven to be a one-stop source of information.


Related Topix: Coupe, Wagon, Hatchback, Ford Focus, Ford, Sedan, Weather

Yesterday | Tooele Transcript Bulletin

Performance Auto Mall Tooele enhances buying experience

The new owners of Tooele County's only new car dealership held a grand opening last week to show off their updated facilities. On Sept.


Related Topix: Tooele, UT, Tooele County, UT

Yesterday | Post and Courier

Real Estate Transactions for Sunday, September 14, 2014

The Ryland Group Inc. sold 1528 Oldenburg Dr., Pepper Plantation to Kent J. and Tania E. Toney Parker for $324,257. Frederick L. Willis III and Ann H. Willis sold 476 King St. to King Street Realty LLC for $2.1 million.


Related Topix: Retail, Ryland Group, Parker, SC, Construction, Horton D R, Daniel Island, SC

Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

Canadian factory shipments surge to record in July on auto sales

Canadian factory sales rose more than expected in July to a new record, led by a jump in auto shipments. Sales climbed 2.5 per cent to C$53.7-billion , surpassing the previous peak of C$53.2-billion set in July 2008 before the last recession, Statistics Canada said today in Ottawa.


Yesterday | Business Journal

Luxury, pre-owned vehicles drive gains in Tampa Bay auto sales

An economic rebound in Tampa Bay is boosting auto sales. Pre-owned vehicle sales are especially strong, and many buyers are attracted by entry-level pricing for luxury cars, according to leaders of four area dealerships.


Yesterday | Reuters

GM's Opel to scale back Russia operations as market falls

Opel said on Tuesday it would scale back operations at its plant in Saint Petersburg to a total of 16 days during the three-month period August to October. "Russia was our third-biggest market last year after the UK and Germany," Chief Executive Karl-Thomas Neumann said in a statement.


Yesterday | INAUTONEWS

US: overall production falls on lower auto output

August, typically a holiday month, has seen the first dip in US manufacturing output over the last seven months, also because of auto plants idled. Still, the outlook for the full-scale economy remains positive for 2014.


Mon Sep 15, 2014

Sunday Herald

Reid throws down gauntlet to 'dodgy car salesman' Salmond

The former Defence Secretary likened the First Minister to a dodgy used car salesman who failed to look a customer in the eye, as he campaigned in Glasgow. Addressing a group of supporters at Glasgow Harbour, across the river from BAE Systems' Govan yard, he said: "The First Minister has not come and looked the workers in the eye, despite repeated requests.


24 Hours

Port Metro Vancouver storage lot for vehicles.

Middle-aged used vehicle prices have gone nuts. are looking for middle-aged used vehicles, finding those middle-aged vehicles way overpriced, and the deals on new vehicles are excellent.


The Peninsula

Automobile dealers told to protect consumers' rights or face action

DOHA: The government has asked automobile agencies to comply with rules that guarantee the protection of consumer rights or face the music. Car agencies must provide spare parts for new vehicles for three years after their sale as per rules, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce has said.



Tesla Wins Direct Sales Fight In Massachusetts

As Tesla Motors continues its state-by-state fight for its right to sell cars direct to the consumer, it can mark off the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as another battleground settled in its favor. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today ruled in Tesla's favor in a lawsuit filed two years ago by the state's auto dealer association.


Related Topix: Autos

The Peninsula

Car sales shrink in Russia

Used cars for sale are on display at a market in the far eastern city of Vladivostok yesterday.


The Orlando Sentinel

AutoNation opens $21M dealership in South Orlando

AutoNation has opened a new $21 million Audi dealership in South Orlando, at 4725 Vineland Road, near the intersection with Conroy Road. The service area alone is 58,000 square feet, with 22 service bays.


Related Topix: Retail, Autonation, Audi Q3, SUV, Audi, Orlando, FL, Travel/Tourism


Penske Automotive To Expand Presence In Australia

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Related Topix: Retail, Penske Automotive Group, Penske, United Auto Group

Auto Dealers Unsuccessful in Suing Tesla for Setting Up in Natick Mall

The Massachusetts Association of Automobile Dealers, along with some individual dealers, were unsuccessful in its suit against Tesla, with the state's Supreme Judicial Court ruling that they "lacked standing" for suing over Tesla setting up a gallery of its electric cars in the Natick Mall, reported the Boston Business Journal.


Related Topix: Natick, MA

Hot Air

CNN poll shows dead heat in New Hampshire Senate race

With approval ratings for Congress falling somewhere below used-car salesmen and three-card monty dealers, it's not often one will see an incumbent underperforming their individual approval rating. Yet that's just what Jeanne Shaheen is doing in her Senate re-election bid in New Hampshire.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, 2012 Presidential Election, Scott Brown, Republican, Barack Obama


Why Electric Car Owners Don't Want Gasoline Loaners From Their Dealers

It's often said by electric-car owners and advocates that once you start driving electric, you never want to go back. Now it appears that at least a handful of car dealers are learning that the principle extends even to loaner cars from the dealership.


Related Topix: BMW 3 Series, BMW, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, BMW i3, Convertible, Hatchback, Sedan, Tesla Model S

Jewish World Review

How to Haggle With the Car Dealer

Everyone knows you shouldn't pay full sticker price for a new car, but few people savor the prospect of trying to whittle down the cost. What's more, most buyers are likely outmatched in the haggling game by salespeople with years of daily experience thrusting and parrying around the showroom floor.


Related Topix: Sales


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