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First Ferrari F12 Berlinetta delivered in the U.S.

First Ferrari F12 Berlinetta delivered in the U.S.

The very first Ferrari F12 Berlinetta to hit U.S. soil has been recently delivered to its customer, Larry Roth, who has won it at the Hurricane Sandy Auction back in late 2012. The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta is truly an impressive ride and the one pictured above is even more impressive […]

Hurricane Sandy damage toll reaches 250,000 vehicles

Hurricane Sandy damage toll reaches 250,000 vehicles

The total number of cars damaged in superstorm Sandy rose to 250,000, an insurance-industry group said. The state of New York had the highest number of damaged vehicles – 150,000. New Jersey followed with 60,000 damaged vehicles, with Connecticut coming in third with an estimated 8,000, the National Insurance Crime […]

15,000 cars damaged by Hurricane Sandy up for auction

15,000 cars damaged by Hurricane Sandy up for auction

Around 15,000 cars damaged by Hurricane Sandy have been parked on the runways of Calverton Executive Airpark in Riverhead, New York by Insurance Auto Auctions. The cars will be scrapped, used for parts or auctioned. For every acre taken up by the cars at the airpark the town of Riverhead […]

Hurricane Sandy Destroyed More Than 230,000 Vehicles

Hurricane Sandy Destroyed More Than 230,000 Vehicles

The National Insurance Crime Bureau of Des Plaines says that more than 230,000 vehicles in 15 states were damaged beyond repair by Hurricane Sandy. New York is on the first place with the most vehicles damaged by the storm, 130,000 units, followed by New Jersey with 60,000. The rest of […]

November auto sales expected to rise 12 percent in the U.S.

November auto sales expected to rise 12 percent in the U.S.

U.S. auto sales are recovering after the damage made by Hurricane Sandy in late October and early November. Auto analysts predict November should show a 12 percent increase from the same month last year. Auto sales this month have been rising each week, and there are signs that December will […]

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Hurricane Sandy damaged U.S. auto retail sales in October

Hurricane Sandy damaged U.S. auto retail sales in October

U.S. auto retail sales fell in October for the first time in three months as Hurricane Sandy prevented people from purchasing automobiles. According to the Commerce Department, sales fell 0.3 percent after a 1.3 percent increase in September. The decline partly reflected the impact from Hurricane Sandy, which hit the […]

Used Cars Prices Expected to Rise in the US

Used Cars Prices Expected to Rise in the US

Used car prices are expected to increase after Hurricane Sandy destroyed 250,000 used vehicles on the US East Coast. The National Automobile Dealers Assn estimates that the storm has destroyed more than 250,000 vehicles, which means that prices for used cars might increase up by 0.5% to 1.5% in December. […]

Hurricane Sandy damaged around 200,000 cars in the U.S.

Hurricane Sandy damaged around 200,000 cars in the U.S.

Toyota, Chrysler, Nissan and Honda plan to scrap about 15,000 vehicles damaged by Hurricane Sandy in the United States. Nissan alone estimates more than 6,000 of its cars and light trucks have become “un-saleable” because of the storm, according to company spokesman Travis Parman. If used autos and those of […]

Vehicles Destroyed by Sandy May Exceed Katrina

Vehicles Destroyed by Sandy May Exceed Katrina

New reports show that the number of vehicles destroyed by Hurricane Sandy might be larger than the 640,000 vehicles destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. If the reports are accurate, Hurricane Sandy would be the largest disaster to impact the US vehicles. Edmunds and Carfax warned used-car customers to be careful when […]

Three Toyota Prius Hybrids Caught Fire During Hurricane

Three Toyota Prius Hybrids Caught Fire During Hurricane

During Hurricane Sandy three Toyota Prius models caught fire in Port Newark. It seems that the 16 Fisker Karma hybrids that burned to the ground in Port Newark, New Jersey due to Hurricane Sandy weren’t the only ones. According to a source the hurricane’s water breached the port, submerging the […]