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  • THURSDAY, 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 …

  • MONDAY, 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 …

  • WEDNESDAY, 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 …

  • WEDNESDAY, 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 …

  • SATURDAY, 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 …

  • SATURDAY, 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 …

  • FRIDAY, 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 …

  • TUESDAY, 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 …

  • SUNDAY, 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 …



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