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Study shows some dealers lag in describing teen safety features to new-car shoppers

Teen Driver safety feature debuting on 2016 Chevrolet MalibuThree out of four new-car dealers could accurately identify critical safety features aimed at making new cars safer for teen drivers, but only after most were prompted by shoppers to identify those features — and most of their information was vague. That's according to a study released last week by the IIHS that followed a similar study last...

2021 Hyundai Veloster

2021 Hyundai VelosterThe 2021 Hyundai Veloster hatchback is the right friend, at the right time, for the right price. Its expressive shapes, quirky demeanor, and punchy powertrain stare us in the face to ask: Why so serious, bro? The Veloster is all about fun, but its 6.7 TCC Rating is seriously good. Not much is new this year aside from an 8-speed dual-clutch...

The best new-car warranties for 2020 come with free maintenance

Volvo Tow For Life servicePeace of mind doesn’t come easy or cheap. Yet some automakers offer peace of mind through long-term warranties to lure shoppers into showrooms. A good warranty can go a long way. Hyundai in 2000 offered a 10-year/100,000-mile warranty that revolutionized the way people looked at that brand. Its South Korean counterpart, Kia, followed. It...

Best Memorial Day car sales, Mazda RX-Vision races virtually, Sono Sion solar EV preview: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 dieselThe best 2020 Memorial Day new car sales include low-interest loans, money back Memorial Day weekend historically comes with some of the best new car deals, and 2020 is shaping up to be an even better deal for consumers. The best new-car warranties for 2020 come with free maintenance The best automotive warranties include basic, powertrain, and...

The best 2020 Memorial Day new car sales include low-interest loans, money back

2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt finished in Kona BlueMemorial Day weekend historically comes with some of the best new car deals, and 2020 is shaping up to be an even better deal for consumers. As dealers try to dump inventory piled up from the coronavirus pandemic and automakers usher in 2021 models to kick off the summer sales season, there are plenty of tempting new car deals. While automakers...
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