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4th generation takes over South Carolina car dealership

Sep. 27, 2021 00:05 AM EDT

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — The Fairey family name and cars are synonymous. Fairey Chevrolet Cadillac had its beginning near the birth of the American automotive industry and now, almost 100 years later, the Orangeburg dealership is embarking on the next step in a historic...

Edmunds: 2022 Honda Civic versus 2022 Toyota Corolla

Sep. 22, 2021 07:25 AM EDT

The fully redesigned 2022 Honda Civic, which is now at dealerships, will certainly be of interest for many small-sedan shoppers. After all, the Civic has been one of the most popular cars sold in America for decades. The most noteworthy change is the Civic’s more conventional styling. You...

Toyota scraps V8 in Tundra redesign, adds hybrid powertrain

Sep. 21, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is dumping the big V8 engine in the latest redesign of its Tundra full-size pickup truck, a bold move in a market that likes big, powerful engines. The 381 horsepower, 5.7-liter V8 will be replaced by a base 389 horsepower 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6...

Registry of Motor Vehicles resumes some service options

Sep. 20, 2021 17:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles on Monday resumed offering some services that had been put on hold during the coronavirus pandemic. Twenty-one locations statewide will offer appointments for in-person vehicle and driver services, walk-in...

Official: Airport TSA snag for new Nevada DMV cards fixed

Sep. 15, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles says newly designed state driver’s licenses should no longer cause security snags at airports in most of the U.S. The state's DMV license redesign contractor assured officials Tuesday that Transportation...

Edmunds compares Volkswagen Golf GTI and Hyundai Veloster N

Sep. 15, 2021 07:44 AM EDT

Volkswagen’s redesigned 2022 Golf GTI will be arriving at dealerships this fall. It’s the latest generation of the car that pioneered the hot hatch segment when it launched in the U.S. for the 1983 model year. Nearly four decades later, the GTI still stands as a benchmark for sporty...

Liz Weston: How to negotiate your way to a richer life

Sep. 13, 2021 08:19 AM EDT

Negotiating is an important personal finance skill that can help you earn more and pay less. Whether you’re discussing a job offer, dickering at a car dealership or just trying to work out a budget with your significant other, the ability to bargain effectively can have a huge impact. ...

Man restores 1941 Chevrolet sedan, just like his dad’s

Sep. 11, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

ELLETTSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Art Stevens grew up on the farm south of Bowling Green where he was born in 1948. He learned to drive behind the wheel of his dad’s 1941 Chevrolet sedan. That was the mid-1960s, and Art’s father, Leroy Stevens, had moved on to a more modern...

Edmunds separates fact from fiction about green cars

Sep. 08, 2021 07:34 AM EDT

With all the developments in the auto industry you may think your next car will be electric, including a new federal target that would mean half of all new vehicles sold within a decade will have zero emissions. This will be a dramatic shift for car shoppers, and perhaps an unsettling one....

Protests disrupt autobahn traffic before German auto show

Sep. 07, 2021 07:43 AM EDT

Environmental activists protesting car culture disrupted traffic on several highways around Munich before the opening Tuesday of a leading auto show in the German city. Demonstrators unfurled banners with slogans such as “Block IAA,” in some cases abseiling from...