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Kia Soul Named Best Car Deal Under $15,000

  http://www.kiamedia.com/us/en/media/pressreleases/5553/readers-digest-names-kia-soul-best-car-deal-under-15000     IRVINE, Calif., March 7, 2013 – Kia Motors America (KMA) has been one of the fastest-growing car companies in the United States over the last five years1, and its top-selling urban passenger vehicle, the Soul, adds another award to the collection after being named one of the “Best Car Deals Under $15,000” … Continue reading »

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Don’t Look Now: A Car That Tweets

By MIKE RAMSEY Undaunted by fear of safety regulations, auto makers are piling new technologies into their vehicles: everything from 17-inch dashboard screens to services that check Facebook and buy movie tickets. WSJ’s Joe White has details of new technologies being piled into vehicles, everything from 17-inch dashboard screens to abilities to check Facebook and purchase … Continue reading »

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Automakers gearing up for a Super Bowl spending spree

By Dan Carney There was angst in some quarters last weekend when the New York Giants defeated the Green Bay Packers, ensuring that the reigning Super Bowl champions won’t be returning this year. I don’t know what show Packers fans saw last year, but what most of us clearly remember is Volkswagen dealing its competitors … Continue reading »

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GM creates digital windows on the world

By Paul A. Eisenstein, The Detroit Bureau Game Boys and backseat monitors are “so five years ago,” suggests Tom Seder, a manager at the General Motors R&D labs. Working with the Future Lab, at Israel’s Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, GM researchers are exploring ways to turn a car’s rear windows into interactive devices … Continue reading »

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DealerRater Review: Dennis Obendorf

trvdealerrater 1/20/2012 12:48:27 PM Customer Service:  Quality of Work: N/A Friendliness:  Overall Experience:  Price:  Overall Score:    4.8   Reason for Visit: Sales (Used) I recommend this dealer: Yes Employee(s) Dealt With: Dennis Obendorf My Review of VanDevere Chevrolet: Dennis and the crew gave the extra effort to bring a vehicle in from another Vandevere store so that I could … Continue reading »

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2012 Detroit: Stuff Your Ballot Boxes for the Chevrolet Code 130R Concept

Written by: Todd Lassa on January 11 2012 7:10 AM UPDATE: Chevrolet public relations suggests you register your opinions of its two concepts at facebook.com/chevrolet or on Twitter @chevrolet   DETROIT — Call, write, email, tweet Chevrolet right now and tell them you want the Code 130R. The red one. GM’s advanced design chief, Clay Dean, says the vote … Continue reading »

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Automakers vying for top honors at Detroit auto show

By Paul A. Eisenstein, msnbc.com contributor It’s automotive award season, so expect to see a lot of commercials touting cars, trucks and crossovers that are “best” in one category or another. But few trophies carry the heft and credibility of the one that will be handed out following the opening ceremony of next week’s 2012 … Continue reading »

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Crash Test: 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air vs. 2009 Chevrolet Malibu

In the 50 years since US insurers organized the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, car crashworthiness has improved. Demonstrating this was a crash test conducted on Sept. 9 between a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air and a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu. In a real-world collision similar to this test, occupants of the new model would fare much … Continue reading »

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