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Ford Motor Gained Market Share in August, Fields Says
Toyota Recalls 1.33 Million Corollas, Matrixes
Mahindra Says it Has Dropped Global Vehicles as U.S. Importer
Geely's Volvo Plans Take Shape
Saab Owner Spyker Posts H1 Loss as Sales Slump
NADAguides.com Lists the Vehicles With the Best Cost of Ownership
Mercedes-Benz to Produce 500 E-Cell A-Class Electric Cars
2011 Dodge Charger Designed for Police Chases
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Ford Motor Gained Market Share in August, Fields Says

Ford Motor Co. gained U.S. market share in August, and its new Fiesta small car is being shipped to customers after a quality issue with some parts was fixed, said Mark Fields, the carmaker’s president for the Americas. (Read more)
Source: Bloomberg

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Toyota Recalls 1.33 Million Corollas, Matrixes

NEW YORK – Toyota recalled 1.33 million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks in the U.S. and Canada Thursday because their engines may stall, the latest in a string of quality problems at the Japanese automaker. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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Mahindra Says it Has Dropped Global Vehicles as U.S. Importer

Distributor disputes claim, intends to fill dealer orders

India's Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said it has terminated a four-year agreement with its independent U.S. importer, Global Vehicles U.S.A. Inc., just days after receiving a key U.S. government approval to sell its small-engine diesel pickups in the United States. (Read more)
Source: Automotive News

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Geely's Volvo Plans Take Shape

BEIJING — Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. is considering partly repurposing a nearly completed Geely plant in southwestern China to make Volvo cars—part of a turnaround strategy for the Swedish brand that its new owner hopes will kick-start sales in the world's biggest auto market. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Saab Owner Spyker Posts H1 Loss as Sales Slump

AMSTERDAM — Spyker Cars NV, the owner of Saab Automobile AB, reported a hefty loss Friday for the first half of 2010, as the tiny company absorbed the impact of purchasing the much larger Saab when it was on the verge of liquidation. (Read more)
Source: The Associated Press

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NADAguides.com Lists the Vehicles With the Best Cost of Ownership

Most consumers begin the car shopping process by setting a monthly or overall budget. However, the overall or monthly budget for a new car purchase isn't the only cost that should be considered when researching cars. To assist consumers with this process, the analysts at NADAguides have used its Cost of Ownership tool to present the top vehicles with the best cost of ownership. (Read more)
Source: PR Newswire

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Mercedes-Benz to Produce 500 E-Cell A-Class Electric Cars

Mercedes-Benz, as part of its collaboration with Tesla Motors, will produce 500 battery-powered “E-Cell” versions of its small A-Class, introducing the car at the Paris auto show in October. (Read more)
Source: The New York Times

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2011 Dodge Charger Designed for Police Chases

Chrysler’s Dodge division is rolling out a version of its coming 2011 Charger called the Pursuit that has a suspension set up for better handling and an electronic stability control system specially calibrated to keep the car under control during chases. (Read more)
Source: The Wall Street Journal

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Quotable
 

"Far too many consumers get into a vehicle that is beyond their means. Not because they are unable to afford the monthly payments, but because they are unable to financially keep up with the ongoing costs associated with a vehicle – insurance, repairs, oil changes, etc."

    — Don Christy, Jr., president of NADAguides, which used its Cost of Ownership tool to present the top vehicles with the best cost of ownership, PR Newswire, Aug. 26

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Experient, Inc. is the NADA Convention’s Official Housing Bureau; Beware of Imitators

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Save with HP’s Trade-in Program

It pays to trade – any product, any brand. Purchase a new HP product and get cash back – up to $100! NADA members can also save $76 on the HP Compaq 6005 Pro Ultra-Slim Desktop with additional memory. This desktop comes with a three-year warranty on parts, labor, and on-site service. To learn more about this offer and other discounted HP products go to NADA's PC Purchase Program site (member log in required).


Lenovo Offers August Specials


NADA members and their staff can now save an additional 5% off the sale price of ThinkPad T510, ThinkPad L512 and ThinkPad Edge 15 and 10% off the sale price of the ThinkPad W510. Use eCoupon USXBACK2SCHOOL at checkout. This offer expires August 31. To see this promotion and all discounted products from Lenovo, visit NADA's PC Purchase Program site (member log in required).


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