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US: best models on resale value


We all know it – after we buy a new car, its value over the years dramatically drops – but there are models that manage to retain more of their resale value than others. According to a recent study made in the US by auto website CarGurus.com, when it comes to buying premium autos the customer should expect a huge loss ...
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US EPA sees cars reaching record fuel economy
According to a report released by the Environmental Protection Agency, in 2012 vehicles sold in the U.S. were on average the most fuel efficient they’ve ever been, with 23.6 miles ...
US road deaths up 3.3% in 2012; government speeds research on car safety systems
In the first increase since 2005, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday road deaths increased 3.3 % to 33,561 in 2012. In light of this recent news, the government ...
Toyota Got the Most Patents Issued in 2012 in the US
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Test Drive – Nissan Navara 3.0 AT, the rugged off-roader
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Test Drive – Nissan Pathfinder 3.0 AT
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Ford Focus the Best-Selling Passenger Vehicle in the World in 2012
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Honda CR-V Leader of SUV Sales in 2012
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