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“The Buick Verano had one of the largest week-over-week increases in new-car searches on,” said Arthur Henry, senior manager of Kelley Blue Book Market Intelligence. There are several topics that are grabbing the attention of shoppers, benefitting the Verano.  One happens to be the ongoing list of recalls that has been associated with General Motors and another revolves around a rumored upcoming convertible.  Lastly, shoppers are drawn by the publicized performance of the Verano’s turbo-charged engine.

The Volkswagen GTI and Golf recently have been noticed by more shoppers.  This is a credit to the improvements of the latest generation Golf in an atmosphere where shoppers have been moving away from small cars in favor for small SUVs. The latest offering from Volkswagen still provides the fun to drive, zippy subcompact while finding additional interior capacity to accommodate four adults.”


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Top News


Cadillac considers moving some staff functions to Manhattan


Cadillac considers leaving Detroit for Manhattan


Ford tells U.S. dealers to stop selling some C-Max, Focus models



OEM/Vehicle News


Tesla opens showroom right underneath Audi’s ad agency


U.S. probes GM lawyers’ role on vehicle recalls, reports say


Ford to unveil new hybrid cars in 2018


Shock(ing) defect leads to Jeep, Ram, Chrysler recall


Chevy hopes buyers will rally around new Silverado Rally editions


Nissan’s Infiniti seeks U.S. trademark for Formula 1 bend


Report: Gas mileage falls for new, heavier 2015 Mustang


Why your data-devouring kids will beg you to buy a Chevy



Industry/Dealer News

Barra's career path shows how a woman becomes CEO, but can more follow?


Car sales still hot, even as summer cools down



International Automotive News


GM cuts Russia car production amid shrinking auto market


Why private automakers lead in China's growing green market



Ad/Media/Marketing News


Kia hamsters return… as sexist techno creeps?


Acura TLX's new assembly line is on Twitter


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