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Back to the future for car names

Oct 31, 2012
If you’re looking to buy a car anytime soon, you may get a case of déjà vu: Carmakers keep recycling old names.
Posted In: branding, cars, Chevy

Tough Choices: How the poor spend money

Oct 5, 2012
Three families living around the poverty line in San Diego tell Marketplace Money what it means to spend money when you don't have a whole lot of it.
Posted In: child poverty, Personal Finance, San Diego, Housing, cars, wealth gap, economic mobility, tough choices, poverty

A car can transport people out of poverty

Oct 5, 2012
When you're poor, car trouble can spiral out of control -- but for those without access to public transportation, a car is essential.
Posted In: poverty, mobility, Transportation, financial literacy, cars, homeless, San Diego, tough choices

What a $3,000 car looks, feels and drives like

Oct 2, 2012
The new Datsun will be sold in emerging countries like India, where it will be the first car for many buyers. It will not be as safe or as environmentally clean as cars in the U.S.
Posted In: Nissan, cars

New from Detroit: A designer Chrysler

Sep 12, 2012
Car makers have produced special edition models before. Now Chrysler and fashion designer John Varvato team up to add some extra attitude to a model that already has street cred.
Posted In: cars, fashion

No time like the present to buy a car

Sep 7, 2012
Americans are buying more cars this year due to incentives like zero money down, zero percent financing for five or even six years. Learn tips on how to buy your dream car for less.
Posted In: cars, Auto, negotiations

More sharing for greater efficiency

Jun 29, 2012
Social media and smartphones are fueling a "sharing economy," where freedom from possession trumps ownership.
Posted In: Sharing, cars, efficiency

Volkswagen sets out to double U.S. sales

Jun 19, 2012
Volkswagen wants to sell 800,000 cars and trucks a year in the U.S. by 2018. That's an ambitious goal: it's more than twice what German automaker sells here today.
Posted In: Volkswagen, cars, ceo

Should we give money to drivers who reduce traffic?

Jun 12, 2012
How would you like to skip traffic on your way to work, and also be paid for it? A new project out of Stanford and backed by the U.S. Department of Transportation is experimenting with just that in an effort to reduce city congestion.
Posted In: Traffic, cars, urban planning

Cars in Singapore match cost of average U.S. home

Jun 5, 2012
Due to rising demand and strict government controls, the price for a permit to buy a car in Singapore has risen to almost $67,000 dollars.
Posted In: singapore, cars

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