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Are long-term auto loans a bad deal?

Apr 12, 2013
Marketplace Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell explains why long-term auto loans, which are boosting car sales, could be a bad deal for borrowers.

As year closes, incentives abound on car sales

Dec 6, 2012
With dealers eager to clear their previous model-year inventory, buyers can get decent discounts on prices and interest rates.

Hybrid car buyers aren't the most loyal

Apr 10, 2012
Turns out, many Americans who purchase a hybrid car end up going back to a non-hybrid the next time they hit the car lot.

Some carmakers have best sales in years

Apr 3, 2012
Auto sales for the month of March are trickling out this month and so far the numbers look pretty good. Chrysler said it had its best month in four years with sales up 34 percent. Ford also had its best month in years with sales up 5 percent.

Shiny outlook for U.S. car sales in 2012

Jan 4, 2012
As automakers report December sales, several industry analysts predict sales growth of one million new cars this year, to nearly 14 million.

Cadillac optimistic for 2012, Lincoln still struggling

Jan 3, 2012
Next week, carmakers will unveil their new models at the North American International Auto Show. Cadillac hopes to make a strong showing in the luxury category, but it's a different story for Ford's struggling Lincoln brand.

Google searches for 'car dealers' points to continued economic slump

Aug 2, 2010
An online service from Google that measures the popularity of search terms may reveal a coming double-dip recession, or at least a slump in car s...

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