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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
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Ford Focus the Best-Selling Passenger Vehicle in the World in 2012
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