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A sign displays the price of gas at a metro Detroit gas station. (WWJ/Marisa Mohan)

As Cheap Gas Shifts Car Buyers’ Habits, Automakers Power On

The plummeting pump prices – now pegged by AAA at $2.13 per gallon on average – have had an “immediate impact on consumer psyche.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/13/2015

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10 Most Improved Cars Over Past 15 Years

“Some redesigns and new models replace a onetime star that lingered well past its freshness date, while others are the successor to a car that was doomed from the get-go.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2013

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Edmunds: The 17 Best Cars You Can Buy

Some cars offer great value while others excel in particular features such as cargo space or in-cabin technology. But which cars are quite simply the best?

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2013

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Ford: Ads For C-Max Hybrids Gain Traction with New Customers

Ford Motor Co. says its new C-Max hybrids are gaining momentum with new customers and are luring more Toyota hybrid owners out of their cars and into Ford’s new hybrids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013

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Toyota Prius Named Best New Car Value

Toyota Prius has been named by Consumer Reports as the best overall value for the automotive dollar in its annual Best New-Car Value analysis.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/01/2013

C-Max Energi cutaway (Ford photo)

Ford C-Max Is Fastest-Selling Hybrid Ever at Launch

Ford’s new C-Max has become the fastest-selling hybrid ever at launch, with 8,030 sales in its first two full months on the market in October and November. This significantly outpaces Toyota Camry Hybrid’s 7,300 sales in its first two full months in May and June 2006.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2012

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Toyota Recalls 670K Vehicles For Steering, Water Pump Defects

Toyota is recalling 670,000 of their popular Prius and Prius hybrid vehicles in the United States to correct two safety issues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/14/2012

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New Car Prices Drop As Inventories Return To Normal

New vehicle prices have dropped $500 in the past year, mainly because Japanese automakers have restocked dealers after car shortages in 2011.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

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Ford To Build Hybrid-only Minivan

Ford is making a minivan that will become its first U.S. vehicle sold only as a hybrid.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/09/2011

Toyota To Help Police Find Cause Of Fatal Weekend Crash

Toyota says it’s going to offer its assistance to Green Oak Township police investigators, who are trying to find out what caused a weekend crash, that killed five people.

10/12/2010

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