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15 min ago | The Globe and Mail

Top links: Lengthy loans cannibalize auto sector's future

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading this morning on the World Wide Web.

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4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Policy Delay Has Japanese Carmakers Reviewing Philippines Expansion Plans

Top Japanese automakers in the Philippines are threatening to shift production to cheaper Southeast Asian countries as the government drags its feet on a plan to rebuild its shrinking car manufacturing industry.

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Related Topix: Toyota Motor, Automakers

6 hrs ago | WJRT

New Jersey Auto Retailers Have Already Raised Over $500,000 for the Valerie Fund

Website visitors also have the opportunity to offer their own support by purchasing chances in the sweepstakes or making a donation directly to The Valerie Fund.

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Related Topix: Marketing

10 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

NADA Statement on New NHTSA Search Tool for Vehicle Recalls

It will also help dealerships to determine whether used vehicles in inventory are under recall and to provide used-car shoppers with useful safety recall information.

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13 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

10 Ugliest Cars of 2014

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreet, Coupe, Cadillac, Cadillac DeVille, Sedan, Business News

13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Jay Penske picks up fashion bible WWD

Jay Penske, founder of Penske Media, will be the new owner of Women's Wear Daily and other titles and events that are part of Fairchild Fashion Media.

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Related Topix: Retail, Penske, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Interactive Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, Music

14 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Street art, not beaches, in Honolulu's Kakaako

Honolulu is famous for golden sand beaches and big waves. But the city's warehouse district, called Kakaako, is famous for a different sort of attraction.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings, Travel

17 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Buyer beware: Flooded cars hitting market

Buyers beware - if you're in the market for a used car, you could end up spending good money on one that was flooded two weeks ago in Collier County, and not even know it.

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17 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Canada: longer-term loans buoy car sales

The North American country is still battling debt issues, but car buyers are increasingly choosing to stretch their loan in order to lower their monthly payments.

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Related Topix: Marketing

19 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Volvo Car Swings to Profit

Swedish auto maker Volvo Car Corp. said Wednesday it swung to a net profit during the first half of the year as car sales increased 9.5% on strong demand in China, Sweden and Western Europe.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Automotive News

Honda's Mendel says U.S. sales 'near top,' warns market may suffer from 'stupid things'

Honda's John Mendel on extended loans and similar incentives: "You're probably pulling people out of used cars into a new car that maybe they can't afford."

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Related Topix: Honda CR-V, Honda, SUV, Coupe, Honda Accord, Wagon, Hybrid, Hatchback, Sedan, Honda Fit, Honda Civic, Acura, Acura TLX

The Auto Channel

2015 Subaru Legacy And Outback Vehicles Earn 2014 Iihs Top Safety Pick+ Awards

Aug. 19, 2014: Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety has recognized the all-new 2015 Subaru Legacy and Subaru Outback as a 2014 TOP SAFETY PICK+.

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Related Topix: Subaru of America, Retail

Jalopnik

The Good Used Car Salesman

People rip on me for always telling stories where used car sellers do bad things.

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Related Topix: Autos

97.1 ZHT

Confessions in professions - Car salesman

My father in law is a salesman. He will go into the SUVs and take naps almost every afternoon doc fees at dealership are not mandated by state.

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Forbes.com

S&P 500 Analyst Moves: KMX

The latest tally of analyst opinions from the major brokerage houses shows that among the components of the S&P 500 index, Carmax is now the #109 analyst pick, moving up by 6 spots.

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Related Topix: Retail, CarMax Group, Financial Markets

The Washington Post

Moody's says lenders are backing off subprime auto loans

Lenders are pulling back on extending car loans to consumers with very poor credit histories, reversing a trend that had sparked fears of new financial bubble , according to a report released Tuesday by Moody's Investors Service.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home, Business News

Rediff.com

Tata Zest is a better car than Maruti Dzire

The Tata Zest packs in a serious amount of equipment compared to the Maruti DZire, it's cheaper too, writes Faisal Ali Khan of MotorBeam.com ata Motors' domestic car sales have been falling in the past few months as the automaker had nothing new to offer customers.

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Related Topix: Automakers, Tata Motors

Times Herald-Record

Ulster County car dealer to refund $17,000, pay fine for overcharging customers

A Toyota dealer that tacked on a bogus $650 "processing fee" at the end of customer's car leases has agreed to pay about $27,000 in a settlement with the state Attorney General's Office.

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Related Topix: Ulster County, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

INAUTONEWS

US: used car prices going down

The latest great recession also took used car prices to record new heights, as buyers found a shortage of "nearly new" vehicles on the market, while many potential customers of new cars were relegated to keeping their older autos.

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Examiner.com

Auto Dealers should abandon social??? What the....?

The Quote from Chicago Sun Tribune: " Auto Trader found that only one percent of car buyers used social media sites to shop for a vehicle.

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