Nov
30

Used car prices hit lowest in four years

Used car prices hit lowest in four years
“Used car prices will likely continue to decline in the coming months simply because there will be more of these vehicles sitting on dealer lots.” That's the case in Northeast Florida, according to Bill Lynch, 2013 president of the Jacksonville …
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Remote-controlled helicopter smuggled goods into prison
Calhoun County Sheriff Josh Hilton said two men from Gwinnett County and two other people from DeKalb County traveled to a prison in southwest Georgia and used a remote-controlled helicopter to sneak tobacco to prisoners. A lieutenant from … "After …
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Nov
18

Renowned Used Car Buyer Cash for Cars Quick Releases New Sell My Junk

Renowned Used Car Buyer Cash for Cars Quick Releases New Sell My Junk
America's favorite used car disposal service, Cash for Cars Quick comes forward with a new “sell my junk car San Diego” ad campaign to assist residents in selling their junk cars and trucks. The new ad displays how the local auto buyer purchases used …
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Cash for Cars Quick Service Launches Sell My Car in San Antonio Ad Campaign
The top automotive buying service, Cash for Cars Quick, recently released a new “sell my car in San Antonio” ad campaign in the city to facilitate vehicle owners in the process of selling used or junk cars and trucks. The marketing campaign hits …
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Jul
21

Used car prices are dropping

Used car prices are dropping
Used-car dealers get many of their cars from auctions run by companies like Manheim, a division of Cox Enterprises of Atlanta. The average price for a used car at auction was $ 11,031 in June, down 6 percent from its peak in May 2011, Manheim reported …
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Cars Are Getting Cleaner, Could Greener Roads Be Next?
No, not by reducing congestion (though that would be nice), but by swallowing up the pollutants pumped out by cars. … Potentially, other chemically-engineered surfaces could be used to remove other pollutants from the air, particularly around major …
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Police arrest ASO pianist and music teacher on 3 counts of child porn
Todd Skrabanek. slideshow. A Marietta man who plays piano with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus and two churches was arrested Wednesday on charges of possessing child pornography and distributing it over the Internet. J. Todd Skrabanek, 46 …
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Travel briefs: SkyView Atlanta, help for backpackers and historic shipwrecks
Using conservancy funds, Great Smoky National Park staffers and interns have repaired cables used to hoist food out of bears' reach at the trail shelters at Mollies Ridge and Cosby Knob. The repairs should help increase safety for both backpackers and …
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Jul
20

NJ car dealerships settle Consumer Fraud Act violations?

NJ car dealerships settle Consumer Fraud Act violations?
The settlement stems from a lawsuit filed by the state March 13, 2006, that alleged violations of the Used Lemon Law, Used Car Lemon Law Regulations, Motor Vehicle Advertising Regulations and the Consumer Fraud Act as well as a prior Assurance of …
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Hits and Misses: Trenton Half Marathon discount; More trouble for Trenton hotel
HIT: The Trenton Half Marathon will offer a discount to runners who donate new or gently used clothing or sneakers to the Rescue Mission of Trenton Mission Store, 100 Carroll St. Donations are accepted 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday. The race is Nov …
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Lady Gaga, Rihanna million concert scam involves Readington Township
Meanwhile, Carroll and McEaddy allegedly used large portions of the money for payments to a car dealer and jeweler and to cover dental and hotel bills. Two years later, Carroll promised a Mexican party organizer he could book Lady Gaga for a private …
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.3M 'Magnificent' Victorian-Style Home For Sale
Also, check out this "spectacular" Moorestown townhome with beautiful water views, private courtyard, detached two-car garage and more. Posted by …. The second bedroom is currently being used as an office, and is bright and cheerful with new carpeting.
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Jul
03

Burglar Uses Bible To Set Car Ablaze

Burglar Uses Bible To Set Car Ablaze
Crime Coverage. WEST KENDALL (CBS4) – Surveillance cameras captured a burglar using a bible to set a car on fire in West Kendall. “I have nightmares about all this and thinking that it could have been worse,” said the owner of the car Maria Rodriguez.
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Krauthammer: Obama 'bystander' policy on Egypt 'a shocking position'
On Monday's “Special Report” on Fox News Channel, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer railed against President Barack Obama, who earlier in the day in Tanzania downplayed the United States' role in the Egypt where massive protests are …
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More Car News and Features
The City of Cambridge has lost its court battle to overturn the state's ruling allowing car service Uber to continue operating despite complaints from traditional taxi companies. Suit: Uber discriminates against cancer patients, avoids bad …
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May
26

Is it Time to Buy a New Car That Gets Better MPG?

Is it Time to Buy a New Car That Gets Better MPG?
By the time your current transportation finally dies you will have a significant amount saved towards buying a new car or a three year old used car. The three year old used car generally has taken the biggest hit on depreciation but yet has a long and …
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Experts urge buyers to take precautions when buying used cars and trucks
So she was stunned when she got a panicked phone call three years ago from a friend saying the Jeep Ms. Ono bought a month earlier was being towed away by a bailiff. In hindsight, Ms. Ono says she had been suspicious of the tall, charming stranger who …
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Mar
29

Your New House is a Car

Your New House is a Car
car house Not so long ago, a car was regarded as the worst investment a person could make. It would lose about a third of its value as soon as you'd bought it. It was out of the question as an investment; you could only hope the manufacturer's warranty …
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Plane completely solar powered ready to fly coast-to-coast then around the world
It has the wing span of a commercial airplane but the weight of the average family car. « 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; » … That's not far from Roosevelt Field on Long Island where Charles Lindbergh took off in 1927 on aviation's first trans-Atlantic solo flight …
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Crisis offers opportunity to heal Cyprus division
But like many other Turkish Cypriots, Mr Asik now wonders whether the crisis in the Republic of Cyprus could – in time – produce an opportunity to end the division of the island. "The Greek Cypriots may want a solution more than they used to," he …
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Feb
18

Why Sell Your Used Car Rather Than Trade It?

Why Sell Your Used Car Rather Than Trade It?
The Toyota Camry is used in this example because it has been the top-selling passenger car for many years, so it's owned by a lot of people and desired by many as well. That car would be worth $ 6,788 in a private sale versus $ 5,880 in a trade-in on …
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5 Cars to Make You Feel Presidential: New and Used Auto Sales Around
For sale by Passport Nissan of Alexandria. Here's the listing on Craigslist. 3. 2005 Cadillac CTS – Used – $ 8,000. Arlington. Here's what the private owner selling this car says: "I have a Cadillac CTS in silver for sale. It has only 106k and has …
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Dec
17

OC car dealer is added to delinquent tax list

OC car dealer is added to delinquent tax list
Cancun Enterprise, a Fullerton used-car dealer, is one of 24 taxpayers that the State Board of Equalization recently added to the online list of "top 500 sales and use tax delinquencies in California." Cancun Enterprise owes $ 599,000 in unpaid sales …
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FTC wants dealers to provide more details on used cars
Currently, used car dealers need to include "buyers guide" stickers in the windows. Now, the Federal Trade Commission wants more information displayed on them. Some of that information includes warranty details and what airbags come with the car.
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Dec
01

CarMax poised to reshape St. Louis used car market

CarMax poised to reshape St. Louis used car market
“With CarMax, it will help the customer understand the value of a car,” Riggio said. “You don't go into a Best Buy and see a TV priced at $ 599 and ask 'what price can you give me?'” REBOUNDING SALES. Used-car sales nationally are rebounding from a …
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Southwest Florida used car market poised to heat up
Auto Sales on Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers. “We haven't had any problems in getting good cars, but you just have to work a little harder to get the same deals.” DiLeonardo said he plans to increase his inventory from about 70 cars to about 100 cars …
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