Stories tagged: car buying
Thu., Nov. 8, 2012, 2:35 p.m.
Claims about flood-damaged cars aren’t true
DETROIT (AP) — In the days since Superstorm Sandy, an alarming prediction has flashed across the Internet: Hundreds of thousands of flood-damaged vehicles will inundate the nation’s used-car market, and …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2012, 11:46 a.m.
‘Little czar’ in Ohio school drug ring gets prison
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A teenager convicted of selling up to $20,000 worth of high-grade marijuana a month to high school students in southwestern Ohio was sentenced Monday to serve …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2012, 11:53 a.m.
Counterfeit air bags called ‘extreme safety risk’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of motorists may be driving cars and trucks installed with dangerous counterfeit bags and they should have them replaced at their own expense, the Obama administration …
Wed., Oct. 10, 2012, 4:13 a.m.
Gov’t warns motorists about counterfeit air bags
WASHINGTON (AP) — Car owners whose air bags have been replaced in the past three years may have had dangerous counterfeit bags installed, the Obama administration warned Wednesday. Only 0.1 …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2012, 3:59 a.m.
Calif. gas prices equal all-time high
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The price of gasoline equaled the all-time average high in California of $4.61 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market. Prices …
Sat., Oct. 6, 2012, 1:20 a.m.
Calif. gas prices will rise, then fall next week
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California gas prices will increase for several more days before leveling off after a temporary reduction in supply triggered a price spike that saw fuming motorists …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2012, 5:46 p.m.
Short supplies keep gas prices rising in Calif.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California gas prices continued surging Friday, adding another 17 cents per gallon on average, and the increases are expected to continue for at least several more …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2012, 2:29 p.m.
Auto sales, home prices help buoy weak US economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is looking more resilient, thanks in part to encouraging signs for the two most expensive purchases most Americans make: cars and homes. Cheap loans …
Sun., Sept. 25, 2011
Financing often becomes blind spot for car buyers
NEW YORK – Car buyers are getting smarter about negotiating prices. Securing cheap financing is another matter. It’s a common blind spot for consumers, who tend to fixate on the …