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AAA says New Cars Lose $3,000 Annually from this Single Expense

 

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AAAOrlando, FL – AAA’s 2018 Your Driving Costs study reveals the largest expense associated with purchasing a new car is something many drivers fail to consider – depreciation. In fact, it accounts for almost 40 percent of the cost of owning a new vehicle – more than $3,000 per year – and is influenced by a number of factors, including shifting consumer preferences.

AAA urges car buyers to think about both market trends and length of ownership when shopping for their next vehicle purchase. 

Drivers should keep resale value top of mind when buying a new vehicle. (AAA)

Drivers should keep resale value top of mind when buying a new vehicle. (AAA)

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Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Car Brand Report Cards: Lexus, Subaru and Mazda Earn Top Honors

 

Audi leads inconsistent European pack; Cadillac shines among struggling domestics

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – With a current crop of luxury models that are quiet, comfortable, fuel efficient, and among the most reliable, Lexus has earned the best overall score in Consumer Reports’ 2013 annual Car Brand Report Cards.

Lexus’ models are rarely sporty, but the brand’s overall score of 79 was earned on a foundation of plush and very reliable vehicles. Consumer Reports currently Recommends 100-percent of the Lexus vehicles it has tested.

Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Car Brand Report Cards

Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Car Brand Report Cards

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Final Fuel Economy Standards Will Help Consumers Save at the Pump

 

Consumers UnionWashington, D.C. – The Department of Transportation (DOT) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the final details of new fuel economy rules for Model Year 2017-2025 cars and light-duty trucks. The standards issued today require new vehicles to reach a combined fuel-economy of 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025.

The new rule builds upon current standards that call for automakers to raise fuel efficiency from 27 mpg today to 35.4 mpg by 2016. «Read the rest of this article»

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Harris One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning awarded Green Certification

 

Harris One Hour Heating and Air ConditioningClarksville, TN – Mike and Suzanne Harris have announced that One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning  has received their Green Certification from Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers, leading their industry in Clarksville with efforts to protect their environment.

Known for their “Always on time or you don’t pay a dime”. tagline, Harris One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning offers heating and air conditioning maintenance, installation and other services. Megan Vargas, daughter of owners Mike and Suzanne Harris, attended the CMC Green Certification Workshops and took the lead in the green initiatives.

Harris One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Harris One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning Green Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

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Car Shoppers Seeking Fuel Efficiency Facing More Choices This Holiday Season

 

But Consumers Are Still Window-shopping

The Alliance of Automobile ManufacturersWashington, D.C. – This holiday season, it’s never been easier to put a fuel-efficient auto on your shopping list. New government data released recently shows that automakers are offering more models that run on alternative fuels and use less gasoline.

“The good news for consumers is that competition among automakers is driving progress.  Auto manufacturers are racing each other to bring fuel-efficient autos to market,” said Dave McCurdy, President & CEO, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers.  “When it comes to determining the success of energy-efficient technologies, consumers are in the driver’s seat. As automakers, our job is to develop and introduce vehicles that run on alternative fuels or deploy energy saving technologies.”

Car shoppers seeking fuel efficiency are facing more choices than ever

Car shoppers seeking fuel efficiency are facing more choices than ever

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House GOP Review for 03/06/2008

 

The House GOP Review is a weekly feature that gives Tennesseans an in-depth look at what our Republican state legislators have been working on this week, and a glimpse into what’s planned for the coming week at our state house. 

The Tennessee Republican Party LogoA commonsense DUI measure appeared again this week before a House subcommittee after questions and concerns were raised two weeks ago. The “Pass the Bottle” legislation, which would ban open containers in vehicles, was one of several DUI bills rolled out by Republicans as a comprehensive effort to combat drunk driving. Currently, no driver may consume an alcoholic beverage or possess an open container of such while operating a motor vehicle, but passengers may consume alcohol. The bill sponsor, in his opening remarks, said this policy invites drivers to drink as long as there is a passenger to which they can “pass the bottle.”

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