Chrysler adds 84-month financing, as other automakers tread carefully

Published: November 26, 2014

According to Experian Automotive, this year the length of the average automotive loan reached 66 months for the first time, and loans in the 73-to-84-month category already made up nearly 25 percent of the auto-loan market as of the first quarter of this year.

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More EPA gas-mileage rating 'adjustments' to come in new year? - Published: November 26, 2014

Earlier this month, the EPA said it would audit the ratings submitted by carmakers more closely, and tighten the rules for that testing.

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Cadillac chief hints at diesels, V-Series SUV and new sports car - Published: November 26, 2014

Since taking up the reins at Cadillac, long-time Audi exec and former boss of Infiniti Johan de Nysschen has been dropping plenty of hints about the American luxury brand’s future.

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Study: To cut teen car crashes, start school later in the day - Published: November 25, 2014

The New York Times reports that a key factor contributing to the rate of teenage auto accidents may be the time that the school day begins.

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Stunt driver sets new world record for tightest parallel park [Video] - Published: November 25, 2014

Chinese stunt driver Han Yue broke the record in a MINI Cooper S during the recent China Drift Championship event at Chongqing Olympic Park, sliding into a space about 3.1 inches longer than the car.

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Tesla, BMW chat over possible partnership, Elon Musk says - Published: November 25, 2014

The collaboration could potentially involve battery technology, charging stations and lightweight components

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The 5 most fuel-efficient diesel vehicles - Published: November 24, 2014

But diesel fuel is more expensive, you might say. Why would I want to buy one? Well, one of the big reasons is the cost savings over time.

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GM ignition switch compensation chief pushes back deadline to file claims to Jan. 31, 2015 - Published: November 24, 2014

The extension largely stems from the age of GM vehicles affected by the ignition switch problem.

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Lexus cancels RC convertible, focuses on new crossover based on next-gen LS platform [Report] - Published: November 24, 2014

Lexus’ LF-C2 concept, essentially a convertible version of the RC coupe, turned out to be one of the star attractions of last week’s 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show but sadly it appears there are no plans to put the stunning concept into production.

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2016 Toyota Mirai power-out jack could run your home in emergencies - Published: November 24, 2014

Toyota executives say they haven't decided whether to offer the power-out capability on the 200 Mirais that will be sold in the U.S. next year.

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Recalls recap: Manufacturers on this week’s list include Land Rover, Mini and Volkswagen - Published: November 21, 2014

In case you missed it: Recalls on vehicles from Nov. 15 through Nov. 21, 2014. Materials for this recap are copied directly from the www.nhtsa.gov website.

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