Cuánto pierde Cuba por la ineficiencia de su burocracia agraria, Cartas Desde Cuba por Fernando Ravsberg, de cuanto es la deuda externa de mexico 2015.

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De cuanto es la deuda externa de mexico 2015

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La comercialización de productos agropecuarios cubanos alcanza una cifra cercana a los $ 7000 millones (CUP) al año, es decir más de U$D 290 millones. La suma incluye a los Mercados Estatales, los de Oferta y Demanda, Puntos de Venta, Arrendados, Cooperativas y Carretilleros.

El aporte de los guajiros constituye una mínima parte de lo que el país necesita. Cuba compra en el extranjero el 75% de la comida y para ello gasta U$D 1900 millones al año. Las importaciones podrían ser menores pero la burocracia agraria pierde el 57% de las cosechas por ineficiencia.

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Fernando Funes salva más del 90% de lo que cosecha, no es un ser extraterrestre usando técnicas desconocidas, es un cubano trabajando la tierra en Cuba. Foto: Raquel Pérez Díaz

Si los productos que llegan al mercado o al Estado son solo el 43% de lo cosechado, las perdidas por la incapacidad de quienes dirigen la distribución tienen un valor aproximado de U$D 165 millones al año, U$D 14 millones al mes. ¡Casi medio millón de dólares diarios!

Con ese monto de dinero se podrían comprar unos 5 mil tractores al año o importar mas de 700 mil toneladas de fertilizantes. Con lo cual se aumentaría la producción de alimentos, reduciendo la importación, una de las principales metas del gobierno.

Si Cuba pudiera ahorrar esos recursos que se pudren junto a las cosechas y utilizarlos para adquirir leche, alcanzaría para unos 80 millones de kilogramos, suficiente para abastecer a cada cubano hasta la mayoría de edad.

Si se quisiera invertir en el trasporte de pasajeros lo que la burocracia agraria dilapida, sería posible adquirir anualmente unos 800 autobuses europeos nuevos, con lo cual en 10 años habría más buses en La Habana que antes de la crisis de los años 90.

Adelantándome a los que dirán que estos cálculos pueden ser exagerados, aceptaría dejarlos en la mitad y el resultado sería igual de escandaloso: perder U$D 400 mil diarios, el equivalente anual a 2500 tractores, 500 autobuses o 40 millones de kg de leche.

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Las importaciones de alimentos podrían reducirse en un tercio si la burocracia agraria no perdiera las cosechas. Foto: Raquel Pérez Díaz

Constantemente el gobierno habla de ahorrar pero protege a uno de los mayores despilfarradores del país, la burocracia agraria. El “mecanismo” utilizado para dirigir el trabajo del campo y distribuir las cosechas ha dado ya demasiadas muestras de incapacidad.

La prensa oficial intenta esconder, justificar o endulzar sus barrabasadas pero a veces las pérdidas son tan grandes -miles de toneladas de tomates o de mangos podridos que un periodista o un diputado rompen el “pacto de silencio” y se forma el escándalo.

El gobierno insiste en mantener ese “mecanismo” sin probar variantes, como un ministerio que se limite a apoyar al campesino o vender medios de transporte a los guajiros para que ellos mismos establezcan un sistema de distribución, sin intermediarios estatales ni privados.

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La burocracia agraria no solo deja de recoger cosechas, además tiene un sistema diabólico de distribución en el que los productos reciben 11 golpes, antes de llegar al consumidor.

El Ingeniero Agrónomo Fernando Funes es un ejemplo que pocos quieren ver, en sus tierras cultiva lo que el mercado le pide, tiene su propio sistema de distribución, logra salvar más del 90% de sus cosechas, paga mejores salarios y gana lo suficiente para vivir decorosamente.

No estamos hablando de un sistema de producción japonés sino de una pequeña finca ubicada en la salida de La Habana, de tierra pobre, llena de piedras y con poca agua. La burocracia agraria parece temer que el ejemplo de autonomía de Funes se extienda y les reste poder.

El Presidente Trump está cerrando el juego, volviendo a la vieja estrategia de generar miseria entre los cubanos, incluso podría llegar a ser más dura que antes de Obama porque ahora Washington cerró la válvula de la libre emigración a los EEUU.

En este contexto, dilapidar los recursos económicos que se dispone debería considerarse un delito contra la nación. Dejar pudrir los alimentos en los campos es además muy inhumano en un país en el que los ciudadanos de a pie tienen tantas dificultades para llevar la comida a su mesa.

Sin embargo, no se ha hecho público que se tomara ninguna medida con los dirigentes responsables de las pérdidas de las cosechas y los organismos de Estado encargados de la recogida y distribución siguen siendo los mismos que cada año sabotean la agricultura.

De poco servirán discursos y consignas pidiendo un mayor ahorro, aprovechar mejor los recursos, aumentar la producción o reducir las importaciones, mientras el gobierno no sea capaz de dar el ejemplo en un terreno tan sensible para la población como son los alimentos.

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Con el dinero que la burocracia agraria pierde se podría resolver el problema de la leche. Foto: Raquel Pérez Díaz


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All the best new car deals in the UK right now, with finance offers on the best new cars and the top offers available right now

New cars have never been cheaper in real terms. They’ve also never been faster, more comfortable, more reliable. more technologically advanced or more economical. The problem facing car buyers isn’t so much finding a great deal on a great new car, it’s deciding which of the excellent new car finance offers to go for.

That’s where we come in. Below you’ll find full details of the best car deals out there at the moment. We’ve scoured the market the best car finance deals including leasing and PCP packages many with 0% APR interest rates. There are also deposit contribution deals and some particularly attractive savings on the list price of some popular new cars

Obviously the car deals are constantly being up by the manufacturers and car brokers but the numbers below give a clear idea of what you can expect to pay for each model. The most important thing though is to remember to haggle. there’s always a little room for manoeuvre on the prices quoted.

Our selection isn’t just the best car deals, it’s the best deals on the best cars. We’ve focused on the models that performed best in our 2015 Driver Power survey giving you the top finance plans on small cars, large family cars and everything in between. If you can’t find the model or spec you want, don’t be afraid to ask – it’s a buyer’s market, and dealers are always after a sale.

Best car deals 2016: the deals

So here are the car finance deals on the top-rated cars from our Driver Power customer satisfaction survey – we’ve even grouped them into categories to help you find the types of car you might want, including city cars, superminis, family cars and SUVs. Scroll down to see the deals.  

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The Volkswagen up! revolutionised the city car sector when it went on sale, with clever packaging and plenty of refinement. It feels upmarket where rivals aren’t quite as plush – which is why this £95 a month offer for the well equipped Take up! model looks a great deal. The £1,891 deposit and £149 servicing package make it affordable, too.



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New car sales have fallen for the first time in three and a half years, although 2015 is still likely to beat 2014’s record-breaking figures. It was only a slight drop in sales though, as the best-selling cars still present attractive ownership prospects to potential buyers.

Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) let us see exactly how many cars were sold each month, and which models are selling particularly well. We’ve used them to put together this list with the full sales figures for the top 10 models for this year-to-date.

Many are attributing the drop in new car sales to the VW emissions scandal – which has certainly improved awareness of how much pollution diesel cars put out compared to official figures.

You’ll notice a lot of similarities in the top models: most new cars sold aren’t sports cars, large SUVs  or luxury saloons. Those models are produced in much smaller numbers than the compact family hatchbacks. superminis and crossovers that make up the bulk of car sales in Britain these days.

Scroll down this page to see the top 10 best-selling cars of 2015 so far, with full sales figures and some details on each model.

The top 10 best-selling cars in 2015

1. Ford Fiesta – 116,631 registrations in 2015

The Ford Fiesta has been topping the UK sales charts for a long time now – and it’s easy t see why. Whether you go for the entry-level model or the hot Fiesta ST model, it’s great fun to drive. It’s good value too, and is a practical and handsome supermini that will appeal to all sorts of buyers.

2. Vauxhall Corsa – 77,896 registrations in 2015

The new Vauxhall Corsa has started its life with very strong sales, thanks to low prices and a well-judged revamp. Despite looking similar to the old model, it’s better to drive and cheaper to run – buyers are clearly taking notice of the latest Vauxhall supermini.

3. Ford Focus – 73,966 registrations in 2015

With its fun handling, practical body style, efficient engines and revised looks, the new Ford Focus is a strong seller in the UK. It’s been a top model for Ford for many years and the new version looks set to continue that trend.

4. Volkswagen Golf – 64,257 registrations in 2015

The Volkswagen Golf  needs no introduction, really – it’s been around since the 1970s and the latest version is the best yet. It has an upmarket cabin and is comfortable on long journeys, with a huge range of petrol and diesel engines to choose from. It also has one of the most recognisable car names in the UK, which can’t hurt sales. What could, however, is the emissions scandal surrounding VW.

5. Nissan Qashqai – 54,259 registrations in 2015

The Nissan Qashqai is considered by many to be the first modern ‘crossover’, with SUV styling and hatchback running costs. It’s a great car for those needing a practical family runabout. The latest model launched in 2013, and it’s having a great year so far in 2015, making it into the top 10 best-selling cars this year-to-date.

6. Volkswagen Polo – 48,770 registrations in 2015

VW’s Polo  supermini is a more grown-up car than its main rival, the Ford Fiesta, offering better ride quality and refinement. It’s good on any type of journey and features a wide range of efficient engines, too.

7. Vauxhall Astra – 45,487 registrations in 2015

Vauxhall’s Ford Focus rival, the Astra. has been around for a while now – but that’s not hurting sales. It’s a handsome family hatchback, and with the low prices being offered by Vauxhall dealers the Astra has managed to make it into the top 10 best-selling cars 2015.

8. Audi A3 – 42,137 registrations in 2015

It might use many of the same parts as the VW Golf, being built on the same platform, but the Audi A3 features a few more upmarket options that bring the price up a bit. It’s a tactic that’s clearly working – buyers are flocking to the upmarket Audi and sending into the top 10 best-sellers.

9. MINI – 38,241 registrations in 2015

The MINI has clearly been a sales hit since it hit the roads last year. It’s now jumped into the top 10 and knocked the equally retro Fiat 500 out. It’s easy to see why it’s been so popular, too, with good looks, a great drive and an upmarket interior to match the badge.

10. Mercedes C-Class – 37,748 registrations in 2015

Have you ever owned one of the UK’s best-selling cars? Give us your view of it in the comments section below. Or take our Driver Power customer satisfaction survey.



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Research to find the best SUV prices, tech specs, rebates & incentives, safety ratings and pictures on all available 2015 SUV vehicles. If your looking for cheap new SUVs use categories at the bottom of the page to search for the best big and small SUVs by price range.

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“Never pay retail” echoes the mantra of smart shoppers everywhere—and that definitely applies to most of the new vehicle market.

If you’re shopping for new wheels, chances are the models you’re considering are subject to incentives, rebates, or special finance programs.

With deals in mind, you could dock nearly 30 percent from the list price of some models, or more than five percent off a wide range of models—even before you push the salesperson on price flexibility.

Once again Fiat Chrysler’s lineup is incentive-heavy, with several of its crossovers—some with the Jeep badge—are an especially strong deal this month. The Nissan Leaf electric car still offers some strong incentives—true whether you buy or lease—and if you’re a pony-car fan, the new 2015 Ford Mustang is already getting in on the rebate action.

These deals are some of the best that there are for April 2015, as provided by our pricing-intelligence partner site, CarsDirect. As they differ by region and are subject to change, we recommend to visit the CarsDirect New Car Deals page for all the latest incentives information.

SUVs and crossovers

  • If you can qualify for all the rebates that CarsDirect notes on the 2015 Jeep Patriot Sport. you could cut a whopping 22.5 percent ($4,000) off its MSRP.—meaning that this base model could be as little as $13,790, if you can find one with no options at the dealership. FCA has the deals, as there are even higher rebates on the 2015 Jeep Compass Sport and the 2015 Dodge Journey SXT.
  • As the all-new 2015 Ford Edge is now arriving, they’re clearing out 2014 Ford Edge models, with maximum rebates of $4,750 that can apply.
  • The 2015 Ford Focus SE model is the heart of the lineup, and probably the version we’d choose if looking for the best value. And this month, with up to $4,250 off the sub-$20k sticker price, it’s an especially strong deal.
  • The 2015 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has been carried over this year, while the rest of the 2015 Sonata lineup has been fully redesigned. That odd model-year cadence might work out in favor of deal-seekers, though, because you can now get a 2015 Sonata Hybrid Limited with a rebate of up to $5,000—which would knock the bottom line of this loaded hybrid to within a few hundred bucks of the base non-hybrid model.

Luxury sedans

  • While Buick might be considered a luxury (or premium) brand, it remains a bit conflicted in its identity here in the U.S. Case in point: There’s a rolling rebate on some of its models. For instance, you can get $2,750 off the $24,305 Buick Verano. making it no more than a comparably equipped version of the Chevy Cruze on which it’s based. Not all the 2014s have been cleared out, and there’s an even deeper discount there.
  • The Fiat 500 remains pretty heavily subsidized, and that could really work out in your favor if you’re eyeing this fashionable minicar. Up to $3,500 in rebates can apply to the 2015 Fiat 500 Pop is subject to up to $3,500 off.
  • Going electric might not cost nearly as much as you’d expected. The 2015 Nissan Leaf S has up to $8,750 in rebates if you’re buying one—and that’s not even counting the $7,500 federal tax credit that still applies. If you’re leasing one, by the way, Nissan is still offering a lease-cash deal that cuts your payment to $199 a month.

Pickup trucks

  • The 2015 Ram 1500 SLT 4×2 Regular Cab teases the best deal this month, as its total of $3,500 in rebates knocks more than eleven percent off the sticker price.
  • If you’re willing to climb up the Super Duty ladder, you can get some pretty great deals right now on 2015 Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks as well.


2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Reviews, Pictures and Prices #car #direct


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Auto writers say the redesigned 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class’ poised handling and opulent cabin make it a solid option among competitors.

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The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 sedan has a turbocharged four-cylinder engine that has ample power, reviewers agree, though they report that the twin-turbocharged V6 in the C400 sedan is noticeably more powerful. A seven-speed automatic transmission is standard, and critics think it shifts slowly. According to the EPA, the all-wheel drive 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic gets 24/31 mpg city/highway, which is better than what most comparably equipped rivals get. Though some reviewers note that its steering lacks feedback and its cornering isn t as sharp as that of some sport sedans, most report that the C-Class has composed handling and a comfortable ride.

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Because the C-Class has good safety and reliability ratings, as well as plenty of family-friendly features and space, it’s our 2015 Best Upscale Small Car for Families.

Automotive journalists praise the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan’s cabin, saying its luxurious materials and striking styling make it one of the most upscale cabins in the class. Reviewer report that the C-Class’ front seats are spacious and its back seat has adequate space. They criticize the new infotainment system’s touchpad for being perplexing to use. The C-Class’ trunk is somewhat small for the class. Standard features in the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C300 sedan include Bluetooth, two USB ports, push-button start, driver drowsiness monitoring and forward collision warning with automatic braking. Available features include leather upholstery, heated and ventilated front seats, satellite radio, a Burmester audio system, Mercedes’ COMAND infotainment system, navigation, a rearview camera, parallel parking assist, front and rear parking sensors, a head-up display, a Wi-Fi hot spot (requires subscription to Mercedes mbrace telematics service), pedestrian and cross traffic detection, a panoramic sunroof, adaptive cruise control, active lane keep assist, blind spot monitoring and a hands-free power trunk lid.

    “The 2015 C-Class has the right stuff in the right places. Class, meet your new leader.” — Motor Trend “The appeal of the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class comes from the way it balances all we want from a luxury sedan. It’s a stylish, comfortable, gadget-laden conveyance that also drives extremely well.” — Automobile Magazine “This is as close as Mercedes-Benz has come to delivering a downsized version of its S-Class flagship. The new C-Class is far more refined, comfortable and elegant-looking than its predecessors and gives up little to its competition when it comes to performance and features.” — Edmunds “It looks fantastic and has improved in every single noteworthy aspect over the previous generation, finally capturing its own character as a standout product. Unless you’re an enthusiast specifically looking to taste a bit of the famous BMW driving experience, there’s nothing the 2015 C-Class fails to deliver.” — MSN Autos

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Reviewers praise the Audi A4 for its beautiful interior, peppy engine and high fuel economy. The base A4 is less expensive than the C-Class, and it comes standard with some features that are optional in the C-Class, including leather upholstery and a sunroof.

Auto writers say the BMW 328i s sporty handling and lively turbocharged four-cylinder engine make it one of the most fun-to-drive cars in the class. They also praise its quick-shifting eight-speed automatic transmission and easy-to-use iDrive infotainment system.

Details: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class is available as a five-seat sedan or four-seat coupe. The sedan has been completely redesigned and comes in C300, C400 and C63 AMG trims. The coupe carries over mostly unchanged from 2014 and is available in C250, C350 and C63 AMG trims. The base C300 sedan comes standard with a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, a seven-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. All-wheel drive (4Matic) is available on both sedan and coupe models.

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An auto warranty is an agreement between the owner of the vehicle and a warranty company. The warranty company agrees to pay for repairs, identified in advance, during the specified warranty period. A warranty period is generally based on car mileage; anywhere from one thousand to several tens of thousands of miles. The longer the coverage, the higher the price of the auto warranty. Warranties are often purchased in lump sum amounts, but certain companies also offer monthly payment plans.

Auto warranties are generally considered a wise purchase, since the cost of car repairs can easily exceed thousands of dollars. However, that reasoning only holds true if the auto warranty covers the repairs needed. Auto warranty contracts have a lot of fine print. Understanding the scope of coverage is imperative to making a wise purchase. You also need to make sure the company offering the auto warranty is reputable – a warranty company that goes out of business will not be there to issue auto claim payments. Simply put, not every auto warranty is created equal.

Before agreeing to purchase an auto warranty. you need to be sure to consider the following items:

    Repair Coverage. Will the auto warranty plan cover the costly repairs that may be needed? Cost. How does the cost of one auto warranty company compare to the next? Are you getting what you’re paying for? Reputation. If and when you have an auto repair claim, will the auto warranty company stand behind you and your claim?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best auto warranty plans available today. We hope you find these reviews helpful in finding the best auto warranty that fits your needs!

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The best car insurance companies offer comprehensive coverage, superior customer service, financial strength, and painless shopping experiences to get a leg up on their competition. The barrage of TV ads underscores that there’s no shortage of competition in the industry, either. Whether you’re staring at Progressive’s Flo or Allstate’s Mayhem, it’s hard to escape any commercial break without hearing from an auto insurer.

Fortunately, that’s good news for you. Competition usually translates into lower rates and better perks as companies battle for your business. In fact, my husband and I recently switched insurers and cut our car insurance costs by about 35%, all without reducing our coverage levels. All it took was a little time, and now we have a few hundred dollars back in our pockets each year.

Whether you’re new to car insurance or are simply shopping around for a better deal, here are the best car insurance companies, according to my research:

Read on to discover why these companies stand out from the competition. Further down, I’ll explain how I made my picks and discuss the pros and cons of using insurance agents or skipping them entirely.

Once you’re ready to search for the best auto insurance companies, enter your ZIP code in the quote tool below to find the best deals in your area.

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2016 Honda Accord Engine, Release Date and Photos 2016 Honda Accord. Honda Accord is organizing effect on the US market in 2016 year. It may be developed primarily for the market, and we can expect exceptional sedan, further improved and redesigned. The previous version has become one of the best-selling vehicle in its class, so we can count on the final results of the 2016 Honda Accord. With more designs [ ]

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2015 Ford Bronco Review, Specs, Release Date And Price

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With many used cars now selling for less than 1000 dollars on the Internet, finding the best one can be an arduous task. Fortunately, it is not impossible. Instead of buying a friend’s old car or the first cheap one you find in an online car dealership store, here are the top 10 best cheap used cars selling for less than 1000 dollars:

10. 2009 Mercury Milan Premier

Are you a student or an on-the-road salesperson? Are you looking for an economical and low-maintenance 1000-dollar used car for commuting to work or school daily? This 2009 Mercury Milan Premier fits this profile well. Even though it is used, it is in pristine condition. Its engine and transmission system are in good working condition. Its electrical system is also in good working order, while its body lacks rust and or unsightly dings. No hefty repairs needed.

9. 1996 Honda Odyssey EX

For people with large families or those that like traveling with friends and relatives for adventures, this 1996 Honda Odyssey EX is a cheap four-door minivan, with a powerful 2.2-liter straight engine. It has a curb weight of 3483 pounds, runs on gasoline, and generates up to 130 horsepower while on the road. Its mechanical components are in perfect state. It interior is very comfortable, while its sturdy body and array of safety features make it an excellent everyday car.

8. 2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT

This 2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT is a 210 horsepower heavy-duty vehicle with an impressive towing capacity of approximately 5300 pounds. It has a 22.5-gallon tank, runs on E85 fuel type, and overall, looks and runs amazing. Its battery, suspension system, and drive-train are in excellent state. Its interior is comfortable (leather seats) and clean, while its body and wheels are well maintained. It has a sunroof and an original Rear TV Entertainment System.

7. 2007 Infiniti M Sport Sedan

With this 2007 Infiniti M Sport Sedan, the fact that you are paying less than 1000 dollars for a car does not mean that you sacrifice quality. This four-door vehicle is stylish and has a well-maintained 3.5-litre V-engine that generates up to 275 horsepower on the road. This is impressive, considering the paltry sum of money you pay to own it. It has a rust-free 20 gallon tank, comfortable leather upholstery, a high performance entertainment system (console mounted DVD player and MP3), a rear camera, heated and cooling front seats, GPS navigation, stability control, and power steering.

6. 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Hatchback

For those that love vintage cars, but do not have tens of thousands of dollars to spend on a classic restored model, this used 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Hatchback is not only cheap, but also offer value for money. Its stylish and streamlined body is in mint condition. Although not as economical and today’s contemporary vehicles, its 5.7-liter V8 TPI OHV engine is powerful, while its four-speed automatic transmission system shifts seamlessly. It has a Rear Wheel Drive drive-train and responsive safety features.

5. 2003 Honda Accord

If you have a 1000-dollar budget and want a fully loaded mid-size Sedan with an excellent reputation, this base model of the 2003 Honda Accord is ideal. Its well-maintained engine generates approximately 185 to 278 horsepower depending on the road and environment. Its mechanics (drive-train, transmission, suspension system, and wheels) and electrical (power steering, power locks and windows) are in excellent state. It is fuel-efficient, has a well-maintained body, and an immersive entertainment system.

4. 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

This used 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 offers superior performance at a reasonable price. In addition to its clean-finished ebony leather interior, key features that rank it among the best in top 10 cheap used cars under 1000 dollars reviews 2015 include: 1) Engine – the fitted 7.0-litre V8 engine with 6-speed transmission is in excellent state. It generates up to 505 horsepower. 2) Mechanics – its fitted mechanical components are high grade. For less than 100 dollars, you get chrome wheels, key-less button push start, a sturdy drive-train, and a dual performance exhaust.

3. 2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer

If you travel with family often and like SUVs, this used 2005 Ford Expedition Edie Bauer sets the benchmark for quality cheap used cars selling for less than 1000 dollars. It has a well-maintained body and a 5.4-litre Triton engine. Its spacious design accommodates seven passengers comfortably, while the programmable positions for the driver’s seat ensures that you are as comfortable as possible when driving long distances. Other interesting features that users find to be invaluable are its heated dual power folding mirrors, automatic controls, heavy-duty trailer tow, and HD cooling system.

2. 2001 Ford Escape

Because of its performance and fuel efficiency, 2001 Ford Escape Titanium is one of the best SUVs for everyday use. If you are among millions of its fans, but cannot afford a brand new one from the showroom, you can easily find a good used one for less than 1000 dollars. Its stylish design and gorgeous black leather interior is eye-catching. Its engine generates up to 321 horsepower, while its 6-speed automatic transmission system shifts perfectly.

1. 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

This 2001 edition of the renowned Chevrolet Tahoe LS brand is a flexible and highly reliable used car, with many innovative features. Its well-maintained body is aesthetic. Its engine and transmission system are reliable, while its interior is comfortable.



Top 10 Australian 7 seater Suv s and 7 seater cars of 2015 #automatic #cars


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Top 10 Australian 7 seater Suv s and 7 seater cars of 2015

Posted by AutoCarAustralia – September 10, 2014 – Comments Off

These days’ cars with larger capacities are becoming more and more popular. One of the prime reasons for this has been the availability of more space that actually counts for a lot. People who have large families find it a lot more comfortable to get into large SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and drive around for their transport purposes. So space and comfort are the new norms that people are looking for these days, and therefore an assessment of the current market throws out the top ten 7 seater Suvs of 2014. One must note that there may be other known vehicles of such types from other manufacturers, but these have been right up there in terms of a number of aspects and hence, this listing. One can also use these as a basic reference, if they are planning to get a 7 seater car soon.

Here’s the list of the top cars in the category of Australian family Suvs and cars

The Hyundai Santa Fe 2013 boasts of an incredible modern design and outlook. The price of this vehicle basically falls between $37,000 and $50,000. It comes with a turbo diesel engine, and has a towing capacity of 2500 kg. It also features a six speed manual and automatic transmission. The interiors of this SUV are functional and have a luxurious design and feel. Leather seats and dashboards are also present which only but add to the overall charm. This vehicle can be an excellent purchase, as it offers a customer great value for money.

The Audi Q7 is easily one of the best among the lot, if you are indeed looking for 7 seater car options. It fits the description as put forward by the manufacturer and is easily among the most elegant of the seven seater options that one can find in the market at present. Thus, it is largely classified as a luxury SUV. The price range of the Q7 falls in $80,000 to $92,500, which is obviously on the expensive side of things but that is just about right for a vehicle of this type. One can opt for several options in its choice of engines like that of diesel, petrol and even environment friendly choices that are available. Such options decrease nitrogen oxide emissions by a massive 70 percent, something that is really worth looking out for. The car features very well decorated interiors and there is also the Multi-Media interface, which adds better control ability to the car. For those who prefer a more sporty outlook and performance, the Q7 is also available in that domain.

The Kia Carnival is perhaps one the most popular cars among Australians and hence, in the overall Australian market. It is also a highly affordable model, and costs associated with the vehicles operation are low and affordable. Several surveys among customers indicate that this vehicle easily beats the whole lot of its other competitors in terms of expenditure. Besides, the car also offers spaciousness, reliability, comfort and easy driving. Another thing worthy of note is the fact that the Kia Carnival comes with 8 seats!

The new member of the Odyssey family recently replaced the earlier popular model. It is widely believed that this was done to basically challenge the Kia Carnival on a number of fronts, and mainly the market position.

The overall exterior look of the car has seen a complete remodeling, which gives it a more van like appearance. The interiors have also been highly improved to suit the changing taste and style of people. It comes equipped with a single tier media system and has seats that feature a reclining function. Pretty much like the car it is being poised to throw a challenge to, the Odyssey also offers eight seats.

The BMW X5 is easily the best selling luxury SUV in Australia, and that too obviously for certain good reasons. There is also a recent 2014 model that interested parties can look forward to. The price bracket for this elegant make from the house of one of the best car makers is around $100,000 and $148,000. The 2014 edition of the car is basically slightly wider and longer. It also offers three engine options for buyers. The turbocharged diesel engine can, in fact, get you from 0 to 100 km/h in a matter of just 6.9 seconds. Also, the vehicle offers a highly stable option and offers premium luxury features. It certainly deserves to be included in this list of the top ten 7 seater SUVs in Australia.

The Toyota Kluger is one for those who love something that comes at a higher price and yet offers very good value for it. This seven seat car model comes with V6 engine and offers a two wheel drive. It is capable of towing loads whenever necessary. The Hyundai Santa Fe is probably the next one on this list that offers very similar features like the Kluger. One thing to note about the Kluger, as well as the Santa Fe is that neither of them is actually pretty luxurious, but they have a nice sporty aura around them.

A lot of people might actually want to consider the Holden Captiva. Though it is actually a brisk seller in this category and comes with less power compared to the others, one always has that option to get an upgrade to a higher powered engine and other features. Besides, all that it actually has got is enough to satisfy most of what seeks in a SUV, without even making a hole in the pockets. However, there is one major drawback and that is not being very well known as a brand might give it a much lower resale value compared to the known brands out there.

The first thing that one notices about the Dualis is that it comes with 7 seats and that too under $30,000. The vehicle comes with CVT (continuously variable transmission), and therefore offers the best fuel efficiency. You can also look forward to lots of storage, spacious interiors and good overall handling features with the Dualis. It even has a chilled glove box. This comes in handy when you have a few juice boxes and want to keep them cool and also for cooling off your sunglasses from the extreme heat conditions when required.

The Ford Territory is probably the king of the lot for SUVs in the $40,000 range. It also comes from a notable maker, i.e. Ford, and offers all that you expect from a very good maker in the industry. It offers very good driving experience, along with a list of many other notable features.

In its price range perhaps another Suv capable of providing some stiff competition would be the Toyota Prado. It manages to match the Territory on a number of features and aspects. It even boasts of a five door model, which makes accessing back seats easy.

If looks happen to be what is your prime concern, rather than space, the Audi A7 is the one to consider. However, in case you are looking for a more spacious option, the Q7 is probably the right one to go for.

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Tesla Model S P85D (2015) review by CAR Magazine #best #car #deals


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Tesla Model S P85D (2015) review

Us motoring writers sometimes overdo our descriptions of the physiological effects of acceleration in an attempt to make a fast car sound more dramatic. ‘Raises your pulse-rate to machine-gun speeds’ – that kind of thing. But the twin-engined, 691bhp Tesla Model S P85D. which now claims to be the world’s fastest-accelerating four-door, is one of the very few cars to have a distinct and not entirely pleasant effect on your anatomy.

Tesla Model S P85D: the electric car that feels faster than a Veyron

I’ve driven it, but I felt the effect most strongly as a passenger. The same thing happened when I first drove the Bugatti Veyron. They gave me a passenger ride first, so the shock wouldn’t cause an expensive panic attack when I tried to launch it myself. The combination of experiencing it for the first time and not being in control makes the sensation of really freakish acceleration even weirder.

The P85D feels way faster than the McLaren F1. whose 0-60mph time it matches, because you don’t have to do anything. The Macca is all screaming V12 and banged-home changes. The Model S doesn’t even change gear for you, because it only has one. The only thing you need to do is actually kick the throttle open – ie, have your foot already moving as it contacts the pedal – so you open its potentiometer all the faster. There is so little latency in the twin electric motors, and so much traction, that this makes a difference. Are you on any kind of medication? Maybe just rest your foot on the throttle like normal.

The ‘D’ stands for dual motor: this Tesla is four-wheel drive

Tesla’s Elon Musk is on a mission to prove that electric vehicles can do pretty much everything better. An all-wheel-drive Model S was in the product plan from the start. There has always been an obvious gap between the front wheels in the huge ‘frunk’, or front trunk; Tesla is only just filling it for the same project-management reasons that conventional car makers don’t offer a new model with every engine option from the start.

But the Model X SUV, now delayed until the second half of next year, needs four-wheel drive, so the shared drivetrain has now been engineered and appears here first. Rear drive will continue to be available in the S, but Musk expects it to account for less than 30% of demand.

Apart from the pace, Musk claims that this is the best four-wheel-drive system in the world, able to alter the front-rear torque split ‘at the millisecond level’, and thus respond faster and more accurately to a loss of traction. The P85D’s traction off the line is certainly eerie.

The standard 85D version gets a pair of 188bhp motors, and despite the extra 90kg claims an extra 10 miles of range because the two motors’ power-efficiency curves can be better balanced. The terrific ride and handling balance is unchanged. The P85D gets the 470bhp motor from the now-defunct P85+ range-topper, and a 221bhp front motor for a system total of 691bhp.

Musk once owned a McLaren F1, and thought it would be fun to make an electric saloon that matched its famous 0-60 time. He has probably over-achieved. Independently tested in America by the only other magazine to drive it, a P85D actually clocked a 3.1sec run on standard rubber.

What else is new for the Tesla Model S?

The P85D comes at the same time as a very mild refresh for the Model S. The top model gets sportier, better-bolstered seating, but the big news is that all cars now leaving the San Francisco factory come with the hardware required for Tesla’s Autopilot system, which goes further than other autonomous-driving systems by offering lane-changing with just the flick of an indicator, and the ability to read and obey speed-limit signs.

I didn’t try it: it will be switched on with an ‘over-the-air’ software update, possibly by the time you read this. Any concerns about a car this fast with the brains to drive itself won’t be eased by Musk’s insistence that the P85D’s vast central touchscreen offers three driving modes: Normal, Sport, and Insane.

Click here to read CAR’s review of the plain old single-motor Tesla Model S.



New Maruti Suzuki Cars Prices in India 2015 #bad #credit #car #loan


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New Maruti Suzuki Cars in India

Maruti Suzuki is the largest manufacturer of automobiles in South Asia. This was the foremost company that mass produced and sold over million Maruti cars and has stirred an automobile revolution.

It was renamed as Maruti Suzuki India Limited from Maruti Udyog Limited. Maruti cars in India is the pioneer in the car segment in respect to selling cars and earning revenue.

New Maruti Suzuki cars included Maruti Alto 800, Maruti Suzuki Alto and Maruti Suzuki Swift. Maruti 800 saw the greatest sales till 2004 right from its launching in 1983 such that over million units have been sold.

Maruti Suzuki Alto also has a record of top sales and Maruti Suzuki Swift bags the largest selling in the segment of A2. The other new Maruti Suzuki cars in India includes Wagon R, Ritz, Estilo, Omni, Gypsy, Eeco, Swift DZire and many more.

All the models of Maruti Suzuki Cars are manufactured in the Gurgaon plant of Maruti Suzuki, except for the Grand Vitara that is completely imported from Japan.

Maruti cars technical superiority has assisted in boosting the sales and the performance of this compact as well as lightweight engine that is also fuel efficient has enhanced more people in owning it.

All Maruti Suzuki car models are preferred instantly as they are low cost and are best in fuel efficiency. The minimal fuel consumption in association with high efficiency has lured the Indian buyers till date.

Buy New Maruti Suzuki cars models which are designed to offer absolute comfort to the driver and the passengers. They look appealing and are equipped with striking indicators and multi-reflector headlights.

The latest variant is offered with trendy steering wheel, and reclining seats, cabin light in 3 places, laminated windshield, and more.

Maruti Suzuki cars in India are appropriate for all Indian roads, narrow lanes, busy streets and highways. The lean body and compact size allows a hassle free handling and maintenance that it proves worthy enough for every penny spent owing to its mileage and minimal maintenance cost. Collapse



Kelley Blue Book s Best Resale Value Cars – Jan. 23, 2015 #car #sales


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Kelley Blue Book’s Best Resale Value Cars

Depreciation: It’s the biggest cost of owning an automobile. Some vehicles just hold their value better than others when you sell or trade them in. Those that don’t just plain cost you more.

First of all, SUVs and trucks hold their value very well.

Of the 10 vehicles expected to have the best resale value after five years every one of them is an SUV or pickup. General Motors ( GM ) makes four of them: The Chevrolet Colorado and Silverado and the GMC Canyon and Sierra pick-ups. Toyota has three vehicles on the list: The Toyota ( TM ) Tacoma and Tundra pick-ups and the 4Runner SUV. Then there are the Ford ( F ) F-150 pick-up. Jeep Wrangler SUV and the Honda CR-V crossover SUV.

These vehicles hold their value well in large part because SUVs and trucks are hot right now. They’re are selling well, in general, and that’s not expected to change anytime soon, said Eric Ibara, director of residual value consulting at Kelley Blue Book, even if gas prices edge back up.

Porsche Cayenne S E-hybrid

That’s why KBB’s experts expect that, among plug-in vehicles, the one that’s expected to hold its value best over five years isn’t the Chevrolet Volt or Nissan ( NSANF ) Leaf. It’s the Porsche ( POAHF ) Cayenne S E-Hybrid. (Keep in mind, of course, that the Cayenne just plain costs more than either of those vehicles. Prices start at about $76,000 before tax incentives compared to about $34,000 for the Volt.)

A number of domestic vehicles topped their respective market segments, according to KBB. Among high-performance cars, General Motors’ Chevrolet Corvette holds its value best and the Camaro V6 is best among Sports Cars.

Chevrolet Corette Stingray

Among full-sized cars, the Toyota Avalon has been the resale value leader in past years but, this year, the Dodge Charger pulled out ahead.

Dodge Charger

Overall, Asian automaker do very well in KBB’s analysis, though, ranking at the top in 12 of 22 categories. Of those, seven are Toyota products including three from Toyota’s Lexus luxury division. Subaru has three vehicles topping their respective market categories: The Impreza, WRX, and Legacy. The Honda Fit ranks as the best subcompact car in resale value.

CNNMoney (New York) January 23, 2015: 7:20 AM ET



2015 Scion tC Reviews, Pictures and Prices #rent #car #cheap


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  • Not as engaging to drive as some rivals
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Scion tC Review

The 2015 Scion tC impresses reviewers with its spacious interior and low starting price, but they note it can’t match some rival coupes’ performance.

The 2015 Scion tC is ranked:

Some auto writers report that the 2015 Scion tC’s standard four-cylinder engine generates sufficient power for driving in the city, while others think it delivers sluggish acceleration and feels less powerful than its competitors. Critics say the standard six-speed manual transmission shifts seamlessly. They also praise the optional six-speed automatic transmission for its rapid shifts and rev-matching feature that increases engine speed while downshifting for a more athletic ride. The 2015 tC earns an EPA-estimated 23/31 mpg city/highway with either transmission, which is low for the class. Critics write that the tC handles confidently, but some say that rival coupes are more agile. Additionally, reviewers note that the tC rides harshly over imperfect roads.

There are seats for five in the 2015 Scion tC, and critics give its rear seat rare praise for a coupe, saying it has enough room for adults and is easy to climb into and out of. The front seats are comfortable and easy to adjust, they add. Reviewers say the cabin looks low-end with too much plastic trim and too little padding. The base Scion tC comes standard with Bluetooth, auxiliary and USB ports and an eight-speaker Pioneer audio system with a 6.1-inch touch screen. A BeSpoke audio system is available as a dealer-installed option, which includes navigation and smartphone app integration. Auto writers find that the tC s controls are clear and easy to use, and they like that the available BeSpoke system offers navigation and smartphone integration.

    “While the 2015 Scion tC isn’t as quick as its sporty styling suggests, it still holds appeal for buyers who want an affordable, good-looking and fun-to-drive coupe.” — Kelley Blue Book “The Scion tC is a compact coupe that belies its sporty looks with a comfortable ride and predictable but uninspired handling. A corner carver it is not, yet for buyers seeking a stylish and practical machine for a relatively low purchase price, the tC will likely fit the bill.” — Left Lane News “The 2015 Scion tC is an appealing entry-level coupe, thanks to a roomy cabin, generous features list and snappy performance.” — Edmunds

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Other Cars to Consider

Critics say the Mini Hardtop is one of the most fun-to-drive hatchbacks in the class, with sharp handling and peppy turbocharged engine options. They also add that the Mini Hardtop has an upscale interior with quality materials and soft surfaces.

The Honda Civic offers a continuously variable transmission that reviewers say is very smooth and uses the engine s power efficiently. The Civic also gets better fuel economy than the tC, and reviewers appreciate its attractive, high-quality interior.

Details: 2015 Scion tC

The Scion tC is a two-door hatchback that seats five and has front-wheel drive. It is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, and comes with a standard six-speed manual transmission or an available six-speed automatic. The tC was redesigned for the 2011 model year, and sees no major changes for 2015. As a result, this overview uses applicable research and reviews from the 2011 to 2015 model years.



2015 Chevrolet SS review notes #one #day #car #insurance


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2015 Chevrolet SS review notes

Chevy delivers major improvements to SS for 2015

ROAD TEST EDITOR JONATHAN WONG: Is the 2015 Chevrolet SS a Christmas miracle? To car enthusiasts, it just may be. It s got a manual transmission available now, and the adaptive Magnetic Ride Control damping system has been added as standard equipment for the 2015 model year. Last year I hustled around in a 2014 SS for a weekend with a six-speed automatic and enjoyed it, but I wasn t thrilled with it. It was also a stiffly sprung car that made for rough going on the crumbing roads around these parts. At that time, I knew the SS could be better with a stick and an adaptive suspension. Did I think it was going to happen? Not really. But Chevy delivered.

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What makes the SS so much fun is its neutral handling behavior. With the center mode select knob, I punched up performance mode; two taps of the traction control button turns off traction, but keeps stability in competitive mode. Throw it into a corner and oversteer is easily controlled by the throttle. And there is a fair amount of slip angle given before the computer cuts in and straightens things out. Holding down the traction control button turns traction and stability off, leaving everything up to the driver — which is lovely with the lively rear end.

The weighty steering feel is great through the flat-bottom steering wheel with quick turn in response. There are Brembo front and rear brakes now, which were plenty powerful for the driving I was doing. The brake pedal begins to bite at the top of the pedal stroke, but I would be interested in seeing how the system holds up when subjected to track work.

No surprises with the LS3 V8 that has good grunt everywhere in the rev range, quick throttle response and makes great V8 rumbly noises. The six-speed shifter is notchier than I would like and I did get hung up between second-to-third gear shifts a few times, but I m guessing more seat time would ultimately remedy things. The clutch pedal isn t overly light or heavy, and grabs in the middle of the pedal stroke and the pedals are spaced well for my tastes.

Besides the manual raising the SS performance game, the magnetic suspension helps make it a more user-friendly vehicle. You now have the best of both worlds with the ability to firm things up when you want and to soften the suspension when you re commuting around normally. Even with things in sport mode, the ride is livable, but it s real comfy in the tour setting.

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2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat first drive

If Dodge had its way, there d be a 2015 Charger in every garage. The fresh-out-of-college kid commuting to his first big job would drive the 31-mpg, $28,990 Charger SE. His 38-year-old.

There s just something so right about an American rear-wheel drive sedan. I know, this SS is built in Australia and all that good jazz, but it s wearing a Chevy bowtie on the grille, so it s American in my book. With V8 power under the hood, an available manual transmission and a very well-sorted chassis, it s difficult to find something to really be disappointed about in the SS now. Even the as-tested price of $46,865 doesn t seem absurd considering the clean sheetmetal styling and amount of performance you get.

You can call the SS a budget BMW M3 of sorts. The M3 starts at $62,950 with 425 hp and 406 lb-ft of torque from its twin-turbocharged I6, which matches up fairly closely with the SS 415 hp and 415 lb-ft of torque from its V8. No, the SS doesn t have a fancy carbon fiber driveshaft and roof panel. Without weight-saving efforts like that, the Chevy is quite a bit heavier than the M3 (3,940 pounds vs. 3,540 pounds), but it doesn t feel overweight or lumbering on the streets. Maybe those extra pounds would get real annoying on a track, but I can t speak to that just yet. Hopefully I can in the future. But there s wholesomeness to the SS that the BMW doesn t have. It s a simple vehicle with a big motor and rear-wheel drive that you get into and want to drive hard.

Obviously, there is a tradeoff of fuel economy when you re operating a vehicle with a V8. The best I could muster on a fill-up was an average of 16.4 mpg, which isn t great. Though gas prices have been falling lately

Our test 2015 Chevrolet SS was equipped with the now optional six-speed manual gearbox, and for no extra coin we might add. Photo by Jonathan Wong

ASSOCIATE EDITOR JAKE LINGEMAN: This is a great car to drive, a great car to look at — though there s a little too much chrome for me — and a surprisingly great car to listen to, if you keep the radio off. I hope Chevy sells a ton of these, but I doubt it.

I m worried that big sedan buyers, probably your average 35-54-year-old demographic, would either step up to a BMW 5-series or stick with the FWD Chevy Malibu. But, if you re looking for a RWD American sedan, this Chevrolet SS should be high on your shopping list.

The 6.2-liter V8 provides a ton of power. I even started in third gear by accident, but got going very quickly and didn t bog out at all. Oh yeah, and hooray for a manual transmission! Please, please people, buy this configuration, or we ll never see them again.

Like our long-term Jaguar F-Type R. but to a lesser extent, if you leave it in gear a little long, or abruptly come off the throttle, you get a nice pop from the muffler. I d like a little more exhaust volume, maybe with a button to turn it on and off. The actual gearbox is pretty easy to use, though it did get hung up a few times on the 2-3 and 4-5 shift, and in the morning it felt a little notchy.

It ll burn up the tires, and the winter tires were even less likely to stick. It goes sideways with a little stab of the gas pedal, but slips slowly and predictably. It was fun in the slippery 2 inches of snow we had for a day.

We hit up all the big box stores over the weekend, but never had to go into the trunk. Those backseats will fit day s worth of Christmas shopping.

I like the look and shape and size, but like I said, that chrome is a little too much. Make the wheels, accents and grille points brushed aluminum or body color. On the other hand, Americans do like it loud, visually.

Unfortunately, if you re spending $50K, and aren t set on American, there are a bunch of RWD sedans to choose from. I hope everyone gives this a shot before they go across the pond.

We like the look and side of the 2015 Chevrolet SS, but the chrome is a bit too much for our liking. Photo by Jonathan Wong



2015 Ford Mustang potentially leaked by Car and Driver #mercedes #used #cars


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2015 Ford Mustang potentially ‘leaked’ by Car and Driver

Few upcoming debuts have been as eagerly anticipated as the all-new Ford Mustang that’s expected to debut shortly as the Mustang’s 50th anniversary year approaches. Well, Car and Driver magazine would have us wait no longer as it claims to be leaking Ford’s new global pony car early.

Of course what you’re looking at is just as likely to be a composite rendering based on what C/D projects the new Mustang to look like, but to our eyes it looks spot on. Combining design traits from the Evos Concept with classic Mustang signatures and Ford’s Aston-inspired grille treatment, C/D’ s images including a complete 360-degree digital navigator show a Mustang not only for the modern era, but also for global distribution, taking a quintessentially American car to markets its predecessors were never designed for.

Those global considerations are expected to spell the demise of the outgoing Mustang’s holdout live rear axle in favor of an independent suspension, and a slight constricting of the exterior dimensions. And thanks to a separate leak, coming from a digital survey, we have apparent confirmation of what will power the new pony car. While the existing 3.7-liter V6 and 5.0-liter V8 engines will apparently carry over with only slight adjustments in output, the survey confirms a new 2.4-liter turbo four will be positioned in between them, offering slightly more power than the V6 but markedly improved fuel economy for a manageable $560 premium over base.

Car and Driver reports that Ford could replace the base V6 with the 3.5-liter EcoBoost from the Taurus SHO. slot the current supercharged 5.8 into the new GT500 and an all-new twin-turbo V8 into a new GT350. The successor to the Boss 302. however, could go with the new engine or stick with the previous one. We’ll have to wait a little longer, but hopefully not much, to see how this all plays out. In the meantime you can head over to C/D to delve into their project details and play around with the virtual navigator.



Best New Car Lease Deals: August 2015 #design #a #car


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Best Lease Deals: August 2015

If you’re in the market for a new car, chances are, you’re wondering if you should lease or buy. In order to help make your decision a little easier, we’ve assembled a list of the best lease deals available for the month of August, 2015.

The information here comes from TrueCar. is provided for illustrative purposes only, and is not an offer to lend. Results may vary depending on your individual circumstances, including credit approval by dealer/manufacturer. Deals are subject to change and are limited to inventory on hand. See your dealer/manufacturer for details, including actual offers available in your region.

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2015 Kia Soul

Sticker Price: $15,190 – $20,790

Fuel Economy: 24 mpg City, 30 mpg Highway

Lease Deal: $229/month for 36 months, $0 down, 12,000 miles/year, no security deposit is required, Exp: 9/8/15

The Kia Soul is a trendy five-door urban crossover vehicle based on the Kia Rio. The styling, standard equipment, value price, and overall usefulness, all contribute to make the Soul very appealing, especially to the youth market.

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2015 Honda CR-V

Sticker Price: $23,445 – $32,895

Fuel Economy: 27 mpg City, 34 mpg Highway

Lease Deal: $209/month for 36 months with $1,999 down, 12,000 miles/year, no security deposit is required, Exp: 9/7/15



Best Cars for Families Awards 2015 #imperial #cars


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2015 Best Cars for Families

JAMIE PAGE DEATON | MARCH 11, 2015

Family life is all about balance: balancing work with home life, chores with playtime, screen time with outdoor time, and a healthy diet with demands for ice cream. The 2015 Best Cars for Families awards showcase cars, SUVs and minivans that have perfected the art of balance. The winners have the space, safety and reliability that families need, as well as the features, comfort and performance they want.

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The Best Cars for Families don t feel like compromises. The 2015 Honda Odyssey is the Best Minivan for Families, and it offers features like a cooler, rear-seat entertainment and a built-in vacuum, as well as handling that car reviewers describe as nimble and athletic. The 2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport, the Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for Families, not only has seating for up to seven, but also off-road ability and luxury that s almost unparalleled. The 2015 Hyundai Sonata, the Best Midsize Car for Families, has heated rear seats, plenty of room for car seats, infotainment options to lessen the daily grind of commuting and innovative high-tech features to help parents keep an eye on teen drivers. No matter the stage of family life you re in, there s a Best Cars for Families award winner that will work for you.

To determine the award winners, we considered 259 new vehicles currently on the market in the United States. The award methodology combines professional automotive reviews, safety and reliability ratings, seating and cargo volume and the availability of family-friendly features. Within each of the 19 automotive categories, the vehicle with the highest composite score is named the Best Car for Families in that category.

See photos of the 2015 Best Cars for Families and also check out the U.S. News Best Car Rankings for a complete list of the best cars on the market. When you’re ready to buy, you can get a great deal with guaranteed savings off MSRP using the U.S. News Best Price Program .



2015 Toyota Auris #car #rental #italy


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Introduced in 2006 to the global market, the Auris quickly made a name for itself as a roomier version of the Corolla. Soon Toyota added a hybrid version for the 2010 model year and sales jumped even more. The 2012 model year saw a vast improvement in design, both inside and out, along with a list of powertrain improvements on the existing gasoline and available diesel engines. The Auris became the only car to offer three powertrain choices in the compact family segment.

Now for 2015, the Auris moves into its third generation and gets a welcomed makeover from the ground up. Toyota says it responded to customer feedback and improved the car in the five key areas of design, sensory quality, the hybrid model, safety, and powertrains.

It’s also interesting to note that since its 2010 introduction, the hybrid version has risen to account for more than half of all Auris sales in western Europe – a figure that surpasses 200,000, more than any other hybrid on the market.

Continue reading to learn more about the 2015 Toyota Auris.



2015 Honda CR-V Reviews, Pictures and Prices #car #facts


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Honda CR-V Review

The 2015 Honda CR-V earns reviewers’ praise for its spacious interior, many standard tech features and great fuel economy.

The 2015 Honda CR-V is ranked:

With the best combination of positive reviews and long-term ownership costs in its class, the Honda CR-V is our 2015 Best Compact SUV for the Money. The CR-V isn’t just a great value, however. Its safety and reliability ratings, interior space and available family-friendly features make it our 2015 Best Compact SUV for Families.

A four-cylinder engine powers the 2015 CR-V and most test drivers say it delivers adequate power, though some note that a few competitors feel stronger. The new-for-2015 automatic transmission is responsive and smooth, critics write. At an EPA-estimated 27/34 mpg city/highway, the CR-V uses less fuel than many SUVs in the class. The CR-V gets updated suspension and steering systems for 2015, and most critics agree that these revisions result in secure handling and responsive steering. However, some also write that compact SUVs like the Mazda CX-5 are more athletic when the road gets twisty.

Honda refreshed the CR-V’s cabin for 2015, and auto journalists report that it features higher-quality materials than the 2014 model. The front seats are roomy, according to reviewers, and the rear seats offer more space than many competitors. The CR-V’s cargo hold offers up to 70.9 cubic feet of space, which is more space than you’ll get in most competitors. Some critics are also impressed that the CR-V comes with more standard features than many competing compact SUVs. The base CR-V comes with a rearview camera, Bluetooth, hands-free text messaging, a USB port and Pandora integration. A power moonroof, navigation, leather upholstery, heated front seats, a power-adjustable driver’s seat, a 7-inch touch-screen display, a seven-speaker stereo system, satellite radio, dual-zone automatic climate control, forward collision warning with automatic braking, lane keeping assist, a passenger-side blind spot camera, push-button start and adaptive cruise control are available.

    “Back on top Honda’s numerous upgrades to the popular CR-V have resulted in a compact crossover that’s better positioned than ever to do battle in this competitive segment. The refreshed 2015 Honda CR-V checks all the boxes for compact-crossover shoppers, and no other competitor offers such a well-rounded package as this more efficient, more refined, and better-equipped CR-V does.” — Automobile Magazine “Honda’s CR-V is already known for its efficiency and utility and the 2015 CR-V enhances those qualities. The refreshed 2015 Honda CR-V gets a new engine and transmission aimed at further improving efficiency plus new safety, comfort and convenience features. If you’re shopping for a top-shelf compact SUV, the CR-V remains one of your best bets.” — Edmunds “Even though the Honda CR-V lacks seductive lines and even nuances of excitement, it’s one of my favorite crossover SUVs. Sure, it lacks the agility of the CX-5, or cabin refinement of a Ford Escape; but the engine, chassis and suspension are dialed in to velvet-smooth satisfaction. Top that with everyday practicality, and it’s one of the highlights of Honda’s lineup.” — Yahoo Autos “The competition will find it difficult to match the new CR-V in looks, fuel economy, feature content and safety, but where it really stands out is value for the money.” — Kelley Blue Book

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Other SUVs to Consider

Reviewers agree that the Mazda CX-5 s sporty handling makes it one of the most fun-to-drive SUVs in the class. The CX-5 also earns good fuel economy estimates for the class, and test drivers praise its straightforward cabin design and high-quality interior materials.

If you like the CR-V s roomy rear seats, consider the GMC Terrain. which reviewers say has plenty of back-seat space for adults. The Terrain also earns praise for its first-rate cabin materials, and test drivers like the strong power output and quick acceleration of the Terrain s available V6 engine.

Details: 2015 Honda CR-V

The 2015 Honda CR-V seats five and has standard front-wheel drive and a 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine. All-wheel drive is available. A new CVT is standard in all models. The 2015 Honda CR-V comes in four trims: LX, EX and EX-L and Touring. The CR-V receives a number of updates for the 2015 model year. However, since it was last redesigned in 2012, this overview uses applicable research and reviews from the 2012 through 2015 model years.



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Extended Auto Warranty

#1 CARCHEX

CARCHEX Review

CARCHEX provides their customers with coverage options ranging from major auto repairs to bumper-to-bumper warranties. CARCHEX has had a satisfied customer base for over 12 years and maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau. Their easy online process helps consumers compare quotes from multiple providers that CARCHEX partners with, so you are sure to find the coverage options that best meet your needs. When we spoke with the reps at CARCHEX they were extremely friendly and helpful. They walked us through all of the coverage options available and took their time explaining the differences between each plan.

CARCHEX is our number one rated extended auto warranty company for their outstanding service along with their affordable plans.

What Customers Liked

  • Helpful customer service representatives
  • Easy to compare multiple coverage options
  • Quick response to get a quote
  • Multiple payment options
  • 30-day money back guarantee


Car Reviews of 2014 – 2015 at Review Centre #auto #auction


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Introduction

When the time comes to buy a new or used car, either as your first car or as a replacement for your current one, the choice can be difficult. With a huge range of cars available to motorists, deciding whether you should buy a large family car, small people carrier or an estate car can be a daunting task.

With the need to save money increasing daily, many motorists need to look into whether they are prepared to pay for a new car, or settle for a used car. And of course there’s the question of arranging a car loan and finding good car insurance.

Fortunately, Review Centre is on hand to help. Our car review pages are dedicated to a huge range of makes and models, ranging from new car reviews for vehicles like the latest BMW X6, as well as second hand car reviews for almost anything from Audi to Vauxhall. So if you are still trying to decide which car to test drive, or what car to hire, then our consumer written car reviews will help you make that all-important decision a little bit easier.

Finally, if you are thinking about buying a new or used car, then we suggest taking a look at our buying a car FAQ page.



Extended Car Warranty – Best Used Car Warranty in 2015 #cars #ireland


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Extended Car Warranty

Extended Warranty for Cars

We reviewed 9 extended car warranty companies based on business ratings, coverage options, claims, repair centers and cost. CARCHEX scored a perfect 10 across all categories and is this year s winner for the best car warranty company.

Top Ranked Companies

Below you will find the results of our exhaustive research to find the best extended auto warranty company. We compared over 35 different metrics and performed in-depth analysis on 9 companies. View our comprehensive comparison chart that compares each company s business ratings, coverage options and much more.

1st Place CARCHEX

  • A+ BBB Rating
  • BBB Accreditation
  • Available in 50 States
  • Choose Your Own Repair Facility
  • 30-Day Money Back Guarantee
  • Affordable Plans

2nd Place AutoPOM!

3rd Place Endurance



New 2015 Hot Wheels List Release, Reviews and Models on #jaguar #car


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New Models 2015 Hot Wheels List with full information about 2015 Hot Wheels List pictures, reviews, price and release date for US, Australia, UK and Canada. List of 2015 hot wheels – hot wheels wiki – wikia, The 2015 mainline offerings consist of 75 hw city, 50 hw off-road, 60 hw race and 65 hw. Hot wheels | ebay, Find great deals on ebay for hot wheels hot wheels lot. shop with confidence. 2015 treasure hunts series – hot wheels wiki – wikia, 2015 secret treasure hunts. as from 2013, mattel doesn’t release a specific list of treasure hunts. instead, they are mixed with the different series.

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10 Best AWD Sedans 2015 #best #cars #2010


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10 Best AWD Sedans 2015

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The best all-wheel drive sedans combine the best of both worlds: the comfort and nimble handling of a four-door automobile with the sure-footed four-wheel grip of an SUV. For anyone who doesn’t need the mammoth cargo space offered by a sport-utility vehicle but who lives in an area where snowy, slippery roads are a yearly menace, an AWD sedan is often an appealing prospect.

4) 2015 Lexus IS 350 AWD

5) 2015 Infiniti Q50 3.7 AWD

10) 2015 Ford Taurus SHO

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15 New Electric Cars On The Market In 2015 (List) #cheap #car #insurance #for #young #drivers


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15 Electric Cars Hitting The Market In 2015

December 30th, 2014 by Zach

The new year is upon us, and it s time to run down another list of the new electric vehicles that should be arriving in the US and Europe in the coming 365 days. Without much knowledge of the EV markets outside of North America and Europe, I m sorry to say that this list of new electric cars is limited to those two continents*. In no particular order (other than the order my memory and Google skills have chosen), here are the new electric cars, SUVs, and crossovers that should be available to consumers in 2015.

Tesla Model X

BMW X5 eDrive

VW Passat GTE Plug-in

Audi A3 e-Tron

Rimac Concept_One

2016 Chevy Volt

An updated version of the popular Chevy Volt is supposed to be sportier and should benefit from advancements in battery technology. Reportedly taking design cues from the C7 Corvette Stingray  and adding a fifth seat, my guess is that an even broader portion of the market will find this version of the Volt fits their needs and desires. With the tremendous satisfaction of first-generation Volt buyers, the 2016 Chevy Volt (Volt 2.0, as many are calling it) could see great sales. I hope so!

Volvo XC90 T8

The Volvo XC90 T8  is yet another plug-in hybrid electric SUV expected to hit the market in 2015. (Are you noticing a trend?) As we reported previously. Volvo claims that the new T8 Twin Engine setup is good for 25 miles of pure electric driving, and delivers a total output of 400 HP with more than 470 lb-ft of torque while producing just 60 g/km of C02, and Volvo claims that the 2015 Volvo XC90 T8 will offer the best performance and fuel economy in its class.

Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Plug-in, Mercedes-Benz E-Class Plug-in,  Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-in

It s expected that a plug-in hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class SUV (formerly called the Mercedes-Benz M-Class or ML-Class) will hit European and US showrooms in 2015. Not much is known about the vehicle so far, but it has been spied lapping the Nurburgring.

Word on the street is that Mercedes will also be releasing an E-Class plug-in hybrid and a C-Class plug-in hybrid. The E-Class plug-in was recently spied in snowy weather. and the C-Class plug-in was spotted earlier this year in Germany. Clearly, not a lot is known about these vehicles yet, but keep an eye on our Mercedes category  for all of the latest Mercedes plug-in car news (we re going to be obsessive this coming year).

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in

The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in has been on the market in Japan (its birthplace) and Europe for a couple of years now. However, it should finally (after a couple of delays ) come to the US in the second half of 2015. Furthermore, it is supposed to come with some notable changes. so it won t really be the same vehicle as is found (and very, very popular ) in Europe and Japan. If the price is right, this electric SUV/crossover could certainly steal buyers away from the Model X, BMW X5 eDrive, and plenty of other electric vehicles.

BYD Tang

*OK, I lied: this one is just going to be available in China, but it s such an attractive and promising plug-in that I thought it had to be mentioned. BYD was an unchallenged leader in the plug-in car market when it brought the e6 to town. After unveiling the BYD Qin plug-in hybrid about a year ago, that vehicle has really taken Chinese EV sales to another level. The Tang looks even more attractive and I think will help to mainstream electric vehicles in China. It is another plug-in hybrid, and accelerates to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. BYD is hoping to sell thousands of Tangs a month, a feat few electric vehicles have reached.

As a fun side note: The Qin beat 19 other cars in a race when it was launched, including the Porsche 911 and Golf GTI. The Tang will be launched in a similar fashion, and BYD writes: If any challenger of any standard-stock luxury class Car beats Tang, BYD will provide a reward of 10,000 RMB per challenger.

Volvo S60 Plug-In

A diesel-electric plug-in hybrid version of the Volvo S60 has been on the market in Europe for awhile, but the US and China don t really do diesel, so it has been off limits in the world s biggest auto markets. Volvo is reportedly working on a gasoline-electric plug-in version of the S60, which is aimed at China but could very well end up in the US we hope!

BMW 3 Series Plug-in

Note that I just updated my full list of electric cars on the US EU markets. and will do so throughout the year as more information is made available.



Top 10 Cheap, Fast Cars for 2015 #general #car #insurance


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The old saying used to be cheap, fast, reliable pick two. Nowadays, however, automakers have stepped up to the plate and offer an impressive list of inexpensive, fun-to-drive vehicles that provide respectable performance for not much money. They also come with full warranty protection and great dependability. Everyone has their own definition, of course, of what defines cheap. For our purposes, we ve chosen the $30,000 MSRP as our cutoff mark. Once you move above this price point, you start to come across luxury and premium vehicles that don t exactly fit into the inexpensive category. The sweet spot between $20,000 and $30,000 offers some interesting takes on the compact performance formula, as well as a few surprise entries to keep things interesting from a variety perspective.

1) 2015 Ford Mustang

2) 2015 Mazda MX-5 Miata

3) 2015 Subaru WRX

4) 2015 Dodge Challenger R/T

5) 2015 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart

6) 2015 MINI Cooper S

7) 2015 Ford Fiesta ST

8) 2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 3.8 R-Spec

9) 2015 Volkswagen GTI

10) 2015 Honda Civic Si

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The Least Expensive New Cars of 2015 #car #tracker


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Nissan Versa 1.6 S

By Aaron Gold. Cars Expert

Aaron Gold, About.com s Cars Expert, has been an automotive journalist for a decade and a half and has been writing for About.com since 2004. He contributes to several automotive publications and is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year jury.

Looking for inexpensive wheels? Here are the least expensive cars on sale in America. We ve driven all of them, and we ll tell you which cheap cars are the real deals — and which ones are the real duds.

1. Nissan Versa 1.6 S: $12,815 (including destination charge)

The least-expensive new car you can buy also happens to be one of my favorite cars on this list. The Versa isn t some undersized econobox; instead it s a surprisingly roomy four-door sedan that offers nearly as much interior space as a mid-size car like the Toyota Camry — and for a little more than half the price.

The styling is a bit homely and creature comforts are few and far between, but the Versa does come with air conditioning, Bluetooth phone connectivity, and a CD stereo as standard. That said, it lacks power windows or locks, the latter virtually a must-have if you re hauling kids, and if you want an automatic transmission, the price rises rather steeply to $14.315. But the rest of the options are reasonably priced; a top-of-the-line Versa SL with power windows and locks, a fuel-efficient CVT automatic transmission, alloy wheels, Bluetooth, and navigation — navigation, for cryin out loud! — costs less than a basic two-door Honda Civic. Not only is the Versa America s cheapest car, it s also America s best family-car value.



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Safest cars

The safety of the car you drive is always going to be important, and for many people, especially those with children, it’s a key consideration when looking at a new car. If you want to know about the safest cars currently available, then take a look our top 10 list to see the best the market has to offer.

We’ve ranked cars in order of the scores they received from the independent body Euro NCAP after they had been crash tested.

Euro NCAP assesses cars in four categories: adult occupant protection, child occupant protection, pedestrian protection and safety assistance systems. The tests regularly get more stringent as safety standards get higher thanks to improvements in safety technology and construction techniques.

The first three categories assess the car’s structure combined with safety equipment such as airbags to see how much protection is offered to occupants and pedestrians in the event of a crash.

The safety assistance category looks at the level and efficiency of safety technology that’s fitted to the car to help prevent a crash from happening in the first place. This includes electronic stability control, lane-departure warning systems and systems that can automatically apply the brakes if they sense you’re going to hit a car in front. For more information on the tests, check out Carbuyer’s Euro NCAP: How safe is my car? article.

Every car that’s tested is given a percentage for each category and then an overall star rating out of five. All the cars on our list achieved a five-star rating in the last two years, apart from the Volvo V40. which scored a never-beaten set of scores back in 2012.



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Electric Cars For Sale In 2015

Are electric cars your thing? Good, this is a page packed full of electric car facts, including electric cars for sale in 2015 in the US and their prices. Electric car answers for any question you have should be on this page. If not, drop us a note so that we can add them. If you have some important electric car answers or facts to add, also drop a note in the comments below! This page will be continually updated.

Basic Electric Car Answers

  • Electric vehicles (EVs) run on electricity.
  • Some EVs run 100% on electricity, while others (hybrid electric vehicles) run partly on electricity and partly on some other fuel (e.g. gas or diesel). Vehicles that can at times run solely on electricity, and can be plugged in to charge their batteries, are called plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs).
  • 100% electric vehicles and PHEVs are clearly much better for the environment (and, thus, humans) than their gasoline-powered cousins. Their fuel (electricity) is also much cheaper.

Currently Available Electric Cars

The following are electric cars that are for sale today  in the US or are supposed to be for sale at some point in 2015 .

The first prices listed are base prices before the federal tax credit, and in parenthesis are prices after the federal tax credit (normally $7,500, but often less than that if the cars aren t 100% electric cars). Other tax credits and rebates potentially available in your city or state (such as the $2,500 California EV rebate or $5,000 Georgia EV tax credit) are not included.

Links on the car names are mostly to our story archives for these cars. Links on the prices are to the car companies pages for the cars.

Range and MPGe/MPG data come from the EPA.

Check these electric cars out and go test drive some this weekend!



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Вся представленная на сайте информация носит информационный характер и не является публичной офертой, определяемой Статьей 437 Гражданского кодекса Российской Федерации.
Производитель оставляет за собой право изменять спецификации и цены в любое время без предварительного уведомления.

1 Максимальная выгода достигается при приобретении автомобиля Jeep Grand Cherokee Srt, Jeep Cherokee и Jeep Renegade с условием участия в программе «Компенсация за трейд-ин» 2. Предложение действует с 01 мая 2017 по 31 июля 2017 и распространяется на ограниченную партию автомобилей, находящихся на складе АО «ЭфСиЭй РУС» и складах официальных дилеров Jeep . Подробности по наличию автомобилей и конкретным размерам преимущества в отношении той или иной модели автомобиля, участвующего в данной акции, уточняйте в салонах официальных дилеров Jeep.

2 Выгода при покупке автомобилей по программе “Компенсация за Trade-in”, реализуемой дистрибьютором, совместно с официальными дилерами. Указанная программа позволяет получить выгоду 50 000 руб. на Jeep Renegade, Cherokee и 75 000 руб. на Jeep Grand Cherokee, при сдаче дилеру автомобиля по системе Трейд – ин (обмен подержанных автомобилей на новые). Предложение ограничено и действует до 31 июля 2017 года. Подробности у официальных дилеров Jeep.

3 При покупке автомобилей в кредит: СЖ – тариф со страхованием жизни. Обязательно оформление полиса КАСКО. Минимально возможная сумма кредита 50000руб, максимальная сумма кредита 6,5 млн. руб. В случае несвоевременной уплаты процентов и возврата кредита с заемщика взимается штраф 0,1% от суммы неуплаченных в срок процентов и части непогашенной ссудной задолженности за каждый день просрочки. Кредиты по программам Chrysler Finance/Jeep предоставляются ООО “Русфинанс Банк”, Генеральная лицензия Центрального Банка Российской Федерации № 1792 от 13.02.2013 г. При погашении кредита через иные кредитные организации, платежные системы, Почту России взимается дополнительная комиссия за перевод средств.

4 Цена Jeep Grand Cherokee указана для автомобиля в комплектации Laredo (Ларедо), с бензиновым двигателем 3.0L, 2016 модельного года. Цена Jeep Cherokee указана для автомобиля в комплектации Longitude (Лонгитьюд), с бензиновым двигателем 2.4L, 2015 модельного года.



Chapman University – Film Ranking 2015 #chapman #university, #film, #ranking, #rankings, #ratings, #2015


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Chapman University
Film Ranking 2015

in the USA Chapman University is a small not-for-profit college offering a number of disciplines along with film majors and located in Orange. California. This college is operating since 1861 and is presently offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees in 4 film programs.

Chapman University is very expensive; depending on the program, tuition price is about $45,000 per year. Recent data analysis showed that Chapman University area is relatively dangerous; the college is reported to have a poor rating for on-campus crime.

Chapman University film program ranks The Third Best in the United States and The Second Best in California. Major competitors for this college are University of Southern California in Los Angeles and California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. See the details about all twelve competitors and offered film majors below.

Film programs ratings 2014-2015:

Overall school rankings 2015:

The Second Best Film School in California
The Second Best Film School in The West
The Third Best Film School in USA

Programs rankings 2015:

State of California Ranking

The Second Best Cinematography & Production School
The Second Best Screenwriting & Playwriting School
The Third Best Film Acting School
Ranked #10 Film & Cinema Studies School
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The West Regional Ranking

The Second Best Cinematography & Production School
The Second Best Screenwriting & Playwriting School
The Third Best Film Acting School
Ranked #11 Film & Cinema Studies School
View The West Regional Ranking

USA National Ranking

The Second Best Screenwriting & Playwriting School
The Third Best Cinematography & Production School
Ranked #5 Film Acting School
Ranked #14 Film & Cinema Studies School
View USA National Ranking

More program rankings:

You might be interested in alternative options to get accepted at Chapman University:

Also, check how Chapman University is ranking among graduate schools in California.

Contact information:

Chapman University
One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866
Phone: (714) 997-6815

Film majors offered:

Bachelor’s degree



2015 Nissan Leaf Reviews, Pictures and Prices #car #finder #philippines


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Nissan Leaf Review

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Critics think the all-electric 2015 Nissan Leaf has composed handling and a spacious interior, but they say it could use more power for passing on the highway.

The 2015 Nissan Leaf is ranked:

The 2015 Nissan Leaf is powered by an electric motor, and many test drivers say it delivers good acceleration from a stop. However, some reviewers report that the Leaf can struggle to overtake other cars at highway speeds. Test drivers like that, at speed, the Leaf is especially smooth and practically silent. The EPA reports that the Leaf gets 126/101 mpg-equivalent city/highway, which is good for an electric car. The Leaf can travel 84 miles on a fully charged battery, and some critics note that the Leaf s driving range may limit its appeal to some shoppers. Reviewers report that the Leaf has an agile ride, communicative steering and feels stable while cornering. Critics add that the Leaf s firm brake pedal provides excellent feedback.

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Low-rent plastics line the 2015 Nissan Leaf’s interior, auto journalists write, but they like the cabin’s contemporary styling. Critics say the Leaf feels roomy on the inside and offers exceptional outward visibility. They add that the front seats are spacious, and a few find the rear seats roomier than those found in many compact cars. The Leaf s cargo space is good for an electric car. Standard features on the 2015 Nissan Leaf include Bluetooth, automatic climate control, satellite radio, a USB port and a rearview camera. Optional features include navigation, a seven-speaker Bose audio system and Nissan s Around View Monitor, which uses multiple cameras to give a 360-degree view around the vehicle when parking.

    “The 2015 Nissan Leaf possesses everything necessary to placate environmentalists, technophiles and any forward-thinking consumers looking to cut back on high fuel bills.” — AutoTrader “Overall, we think the pioneering Leaf continues to be a great choice and a good value for an EV.” — Edmunds “While it has a limited driving range, in most other respects the Leaf is quite similar to a conventional gas-powered compact hatchback, offering a comfortable interior and surprisingly snappy acceleration (albeit with zero emissions).” — Left Lane News “If you have an unpredictable driving schedule, travel more than 100 miles per day or live in a residence without 220-volt power support, better options are the Chevrolet Volt, Toyota Prius Plug-in or Ford C-Max Energi. These plug-in hybrids can travel hundreds of miles thanks to their onboard gasoline engines.” — Kelley Blue Book (2014)

Other Cars to Consider

The Chevrolet Spark EV has a slightly lower base price than the Leaf, and it gets a marginally better mpg-e rating. Critics agree that the Spark EV feels powerful and responsive off the line, and many appreciate its nimble handling and excellent maneuverability.

The Toyota Prius Plug-in can t travel as far on a charge, but its hybrid powertrain means that you don t have to worry about running out of battery power. The Prius Plug-in also offers terrific fuel economy for a hybrid car, and reviewers like its spacious cargo hold.

Details: 2015 Nissan Leaf

The 2015 Nissan Leaf is a five-seat, front-wheel drive hatchback that is powered by an electric motor. It comes in S, SV and SL trims. The Leaf hasn t been fully redesigned since its debut in the 2011 model year. As a result, this overview uses applicable research and reviews from the 2011 through 2015 model years.



2015 Scion tC Reviews, Pictures and Prices #family #cars


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The 2015 Scion tC impresses reviewers with its spacious interior and low starting price, but they note it can’t match some rival coupes’ performance.

The 2015 Scion tC is ranked:

Some auto writers report that the 2015 Scion tC’s standard four-cylinder engine generates sufficient power for driving in the city, while others think it delivers sluggish acceleration and feels less powerful than its competitors. Critics say the standard six-speed manual transmission shifts seamlessly. They also praise the optional six-speed automatic transmission for its rapid shifts and rev-matching feature that increases engine speed while downshifting for a more athletic ride. The 2015 tC earns an EPA-estimated 23/31 mpg city/highway with either transmission, which is low for the class. Critics write that the tC handles confidently, but some say that rival coupes are more agile. Additionally, reviewers note that the tC rides harshly over imperfect roads.

There are seats for five in the 2015 Scion tC, and critics give its rear seat rare praise for a coupe, saying it has enough room for adults and is easy to climb into and out of. The front seats are comfortable and easy to adjust, they add. Reviewers say the cabin looks low-end with too much plastic trim and too little padding. The base Scion tC comes standard with Bluetooth, auxiliary and USB ports and an eight-speaker Pioneer audio system with a 6.1-inch touch screen. A BeSpoke audio system is available as a dealer-installed option, which includes navigation and smartphone app integration. Auto writers find that the tC s controls are clear and easy to use, and they like that the available BeSpoke system offers navigation and smartphone integration.

    “While the 2015 Scion tC isn’t as quick as its sporty styling suggests, it still holds appeal for buyers who want an affordable, good-looking and fun-to-drive coupe.” — Kelley Blue Book “The Scion tC is a compact coupe that belies its sporty looks with a comfortable ride and predictable but uninspired handling. A corner carver it is not, yet for buyers seeking a stylish and practical machine for a relatively low purchase price, the tC will likely fit the bill.” — Left Lane News “The 2015 Scion tC is an appealing entry-level coupe, thanks to a roomy cabin, generous features list and snappy performance.” — Edmunds

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Critics say the Mini Hardtop is one of the most fun-to-drive hatchbacks in the class, with sharp handling and peppy turbocharged engine options. They also add that the Mini Hardtop has an upscale interior with quality materials and soft surfaces.

The Honda Civic offers a continuously variable transmission that reviewers say is very smooth and uses the engine s power efficiently. The Civic also gets better fuel economy than the tC, and reviewers appreciate its attractive, high-quality interior.

Details: 2015 Scion tC

The Scion tC is a two-door hatchback that seats five and has front-wheel drive. It is powered by a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, and comes with a standard six-speed manual transmission or an available six-speed automatic. The tC was redesigned for the 2011 model year, and sees no major changes for 2015. As a result, this overview uses applicable research and reviews from the 2011 to 2015 model years.



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Auto journalists report that the 2015 Nissan Altima’s nimble handling makes it a more engaging car to drive than most affordable midsize cars, and they note it is very fuel efficient.

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The 2015 Nissan Altima’s standard four-cylinder engine generates ample power for passing or merging onto the highway. They add that the optional V6 engine delivers peppy acceleration. An automatic transmission comes with both engines. Most critics report it is smooth and responsive, but some say it makes the engine whirr loudly. The four-cylinder 2015 Nissan Altima gets an EPA-estimated 27/38 mpg city/highway, which is outstanding for an affordable midsize car. Most automotive experts say the Altima has a comfortable ride, though a few think it s too stiff on rough roads. However, critics agree that curvy roads are easily conquered in the 2015 Altima thanks to its nimble handling. Some reviewers write that the Altima s steering is accurate, while others report that could provide more road feel.

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Test drivers think the 2015 Altima has one of the nicest cabins in the class, with a handsome, contemporary style and top-notch materials. They note that the Altima has several standout features, such as the Zero Gravity front seats, that make it an appealing option. Automotive writers find the Altima’s rear seats have liberal legroom, although headroom is less generous for taller passengers. Trunk size is on par for the class. Standard features include Bluetooth and push-button start. Available features include a USB/iPod input, satellite radio, hands-free text messaging, leather upholstery, proximity key, a rearview camera, lane departure warning, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic detection and a 7-inch touch-screen navigation system with NissanConnect smartphone app integration. Automotive experts note that the navigation system has a bright screen and straightforward system menus, and they like how it responds quickly to user inputs.

    “The 2015 Nissan Altima continues to be a top choice among family sedans, delivering excellent fuel economy and a rare blend of comfort and agility.” — Edmunds “With its Maxima-like good looks, and unique features such as its NASA-inspired zero-gravity seats, the Altima really does give shoppers a viable alternative to the Camry and Accord.” — AutoTrader “The 2015 Nissan Altima offers all the best-of benefits of a Toyota Camry or Honda Accord, but without the midsize-sedan me-too factor that inevitably comes with buying one of those cars. The fact that it delivers excellent fuel economy and subtly cool styling is icing on the cake.” — Kelley Blue Book “The new Altima remains one of the most engaging family sedans, and now its fuel economy approaches 40 mpg on the highway. At that level, Nissan should have no problem attracting the most frugal family-sedan buyers. If you can get hybrid fuel economy without the cost of the battery packs and electric motors, why pay for them?” — Popular Mechanics (2013)

Other Cars to Consider

Like the Altima, the Mazda6 gets great fuel economy and, according to test drivers, is one of the best-handling affordable midsize cars available. Reviewers also report that the Mazda6 has more rear-seat head- and legroom than many of its rivals.

The Ford Fusion also earns praise for its athletic handling and spacious back seat. The Fusion has a larger trunk than the Altima, and is available with all-wheel drive, which is unusual in this class.

Details: 2015 Nissan Altima

The 2015 Nissan Altima sedan seats five and comes in seven trims, ranging from the base 2.5 to the top-of-the-line 3.5 SL. The Altima comes standard with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, a continuously variable transmission and front-wheel drive. A 3.5-liter V6 engine is available. The Nissan Altima sees few changes since its redesign for the 2013 model year, so this overview uses applicable research and reviews from 2013 through 2015 model years.

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2015 Nationwide Review #certified #used #cars


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With excellent coverage options, exceptional policy management tools, and great claims support, it’s easy to see why Nationwide auto insurance ranks among the best auto insurance companies in the market. Though its mobile app is a bit behind the curve and it misses on several common discounts, there’s a whole lot to like about what Nationwide offers.

The Good

Great coverage for mechanical problems

Easy to file a claim

Live chat support

Most people probably have a basic understanding of how auto insurance works, but when it comes to navigating an auto insurance policy, it’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed. In addition to getting your questions answered by phone and email, Liberty Mutual also offers a live chat option. Similar to most other top auto insurance companies, the live chat option is only available during the quote process, but it is still a great resource that can help you have more confidence in your auto insurance purchase.

Access to GAP insurance

If you have a large car loan, GAP insurance is an important coverage option to have access to. Though not all major auto insurers provide GAP policies, Nationwide auto insurance does. With Nationwide GAP insurance, you can trust that your loan will be paid in full in the event that your car is damaged beyond repair or if it’s stolen and unrecovered, even if your loan balance exceeds the car’s fair market value. This option offers great peace of mind, especially in the early years of car ownership when the market value of your car falls far faster than your loan balance.

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Vanishing Deductible

Nationwide’s Vanishing Deductible program is a pretty cool option to take advantage of. Essentially, the program credits you $100 per year just for driving safely. These credits will accumulate in your account to a maximum balance of $500. If you do get into an accident, your credit balance is automatically applied toward your policy deductible. So, for example, if you have a $500 deductible and your Vanishing Deductible program credit stands at $400, you will only have to pay $100 out of pocket for your accident repairs. It’s pretty tough to complain about that kind of deal. If you do need to use your credit, your Vanishing Deductible will start back at $100 rather than zero.

The Bad

Missing some common discounts



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Published: 2015.07.29 03:04 AM

They re not stars yet. But they are on the verge, scooting their way to center stage, attempting to unseat the icons of their respective industries.

Now in its seventh year, Colorado Companies to Watch, presented by UMB Bank, highlights 50 second-stage companies that are discovering and devising valuable products and services, creating quality jobs, elevating communities, and redefining the marketplace.

We have companies across a variety of industries, started in garages and out of personal savings accounts that have transformed into established scale-ups that are creating new employment in Colorado and beyond, says Sam Bailey, Colorado Office of Economic Development industry development manager.

Not to be overlooked is that these companies proudly call Colorado home.

However, brilliant ideas, strong teams and a stunning backdrop to frame the star-studded scene do not mean these organizations are without hardships. Challenges include remaining nimble as organizations scale up, access to capital, the lightning speed and expected integration of technology, and recruiting top talent, regardless of industry.

Looking into the future, as Companies to Watch suggests, means the opportunity to problem-solve and strategically reinvent.

These winners, these risk-takers are moving Colorado s economy forward by creating new jobs, disrupting industry norms and solidifying Colorado as a growth-oriented state, says Dave Tolson, Chair and Platinum Sponsor, Colorado Companies to Watch. This year s winners truly exemplify the spirit of Colorado s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

2015 By the Numbers

50 winners from 1,024 nominees and applicants

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  • 21 by personal savings and credit
  • 4 by angel investors
  • 6 by private investors
  • 3 by venture capital
  • 3 by organic growth and sales from Day 1

Companies were started as far back as 1978 and up to 2013

  • 18 LLCs
  • 11 C Corps
  • 21 S Corps
  • 11 are diversity owned
  • 115 number of locations the 50 winners do business: 63 in-state, 52 out of state
  • 43 of the 50 winners are profitable

2014 50 winners generated a combined $503 million in revenue and are projected to do $578 million in combined revenue in 2015

In 2014, the 50 winners employed 2,019 FTEs and are projected to employ 2,456 in 2015.

Here s the list of finalists:

1908 Brands Inc.
3d Lacrosse LLC
Aleph Objects Inc.
ALIO Industries
Allison Medical Inc.
Alpen High Performance Products
Anthem Branding
APEX Movement
AppThis
BackJoy
Bamboobies
Barber-Nichols
Blackhawk Equipment Company
Blue Moose of Boulder
BWBacon Group
Cactus
Cloud 9 Living Inc.
COLDQUANTA
Colorado Engineering Inc.
Colorado Professional Resources LLC
Commerce Kitchen
Conspire
Crazy Mountain Brewing Company
Czero Inc.
DevelopIntelligence
Dynamic Solutions International
E Source
Elevation Beer Company
EMPSi
Engrain
ESCO Construction Co.
Eventus Solutions Group
Faction
Faustson Corp
FHE USA LLC
FluentStream Technologies
Flylow Gear
Galvanize Inc.
Global Communications Group Inc.
Grateful Bread Company
Greystone Technology Group Inc.
Haugen Consulting Group
High Plains Computing Inc.
Horizon Glass
Infinity Systems Engineering
ISSAC
JMark Services Inc.
JumpNrope
Kapost
Lark IT
Levels Beyond
Lewis Fowler
MainNerve
Mobile Accord
Mobile Solutions Services Inc.
NinjaTrader Group LLC
Oakman Aerospace Inc.
Odell Brewing Co
Ozo Coffee Company
Parallel Path
Pharmatech Inc.
Pie Consulting Engineering
PivotDesk
Platte River Networks
Premium Panels Inc.
Qualtek Manufacturing Inc
Quinn Popcorn
Rubadue Wire Co. Inc
Sanity Solutions Inc.
SeedPaths
Seth Ellis Chocolatier LLC
SGM
Silvergate Pharmaceuticals
Simple Energy
Skoop
Skratch Labs LLC
Slackline Industries
Slice of Lime
Sphero
Standard Alcohol
Support Inc.
Sweet Action Ice Cream
The CE Shop
The Fatbike Company
The Harloff Company
The Infinite Monkey Theorem
Think Network Technologies LLC
ThinkTank
Volume NIne
VOORMI
Wallaroo Hat Company
Wayin
Wowza Media Systems LLC
Your Green Contractor Inc.

Source: Colorado Companies to Watch



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A closer look at the UK s best-selling new cars in 2015 so far

New car sales have fallen for the first time in three and a half years, although 2015 is still likely to beat 2014’s record-breaking figures. It was only a slight drop in sales though, as the best-selling cars still present attractive ownership prospects to potential buyers.

Figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) let us see exactly how many cars were sold each month, and which models are selling particularly well. We’ve used them to put together this list with the full sales figures for the top 10 models for this year-to-date.

Many are attributing the drop in new car sales to the VW emissions scandal – which has certainly improved awareness of how much pollution diesel cars put out compared to official figures.

You’ll notice a lot of similarities in the top models: most new cars sold aren’t sports cars, large SUVs  or luxury saloons. Those models are produced in much smaller numbers than the compact family hatchbacks. superminis and crossovers that make up the bulk of car sales in Britain these days.

Scroll down this page to see the top 10 best-selling cars of 2015 so far, with full sales figures and some details on each model.

The top 10 best-selling cars in 2015

1. Ford Fiesta – 116,631 registrations in 2015

The Ford Fiesta has been topping the UK sales charts for a long time now – and it’s easy t see why. Whether you go for the entry-level model or the hot Fiesta ST model, it’s great fun to drive. It’s good value too, and is a practical and handsome supermini that will appeal to all sorts of buyers.

2. Vauxhall Corsa – 77,896 registrations in 2015

The new Vauxhall Corsa has started its life with very strong sales, thanks to low prices and a well-judged revamp. Despite looking similar to the old model, it’s better to drive and cheaper to run – buyers are clearly taking notice of the latest Vauxhall supermini.

3. Ford Focus – 73,966 registrations in 2015

With its fun handling, practical body style, efficient engines and revised looks, the new Ford Focus is a strong seller in the UK. It’s been a top model for Ford for many years and the new version looks set to continue that trend.

4. Volkswagen Golf – 64,257 registrations in 2015

The Volkswagen Golf  needs no introduction, really – it’s been around since the 1970s and the latest version is the best yet. It has an upmarket cabin and is comfortable on long journeys, with a huge range of petrol and diesel engines to choose from. It also has one of the most recognisable car names in the UK, which can’t hurt sales. What could, however, is the emissions scandal surrounding VW.

5. Nissan Qashqai – 54,259 registrations in 2015

The Nissan Qashqai is considered by many to be the first modern ‘crossover’, with SUV styling and hatchback running costs. It’s a great car for those needing a practical family runabout. The latest model launched in 2013, and it’s having a great year so far in 2015, making it into the top 10 best-selling cars this year-to-date.

6. Volkswagen Polo – 48,770 registrations in 2015

VW’s Polo  supermini is a more grown-up car than its main rival, the Ford Fiesta, offering better ride quality and refinement. It’s good on any type of journey and features a wide range of efficient engines, too.

7. Vauxhall Astra – 45,487 registrations in 2015

Vauxhall’s Ford Focus rival, the Astra. has been around for a while now – but that’s not hurting sales. It’s a handsome family hatchback, and with the low prices being offered by Vauxhall dealers the Astra has managed to make it into the top 10 best-selling cars 2015.

8. Audi A3 – 42,137 registrations in 2015

It might use many of the same parts as the VW Golf, being built on the same platform, but the Audi A3 features a few more upmarket options that bring the price up a bit. It’s a tactic that’s clearly working – buyers are flocking to the upmarket Audi and sending into the top 10 best-sellers.

9. MINI – 38,241 registrations in 2015

The MINI has clearly been a sales hit since it hit the roads last year. It’s now jumped into the top 10 and knocked the equally retro Fiat 500 out. It’s easy to see why it’s been so popular, too, with good looks, a great drive and an upmarket interior to match the badge.

10. Mercedes C-Class – 37,748 registrations in 2015

Have you ever owned one of the UK’s best-selling cars? Give us your view of it in the comments section below. Or take our Driver Power customer satisfaction survey.



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With Black Friday just around the corner and clearance events under way in November, we re approaching the last chance to score the best deals of the year on many outgoing 2015 models. Expect dealers with leftover 2015 stock to be especially motivated to clear their lots to make way for 2016 inventory.

We looked at this month s offers to uncover the largest discounts off MSRP on crossovers SUVs, sedans, hatchbacks, trucks, minivans and coupes. Looking to save even more? Be sure to ask about extra discounts for financing through the manufacturer or if you re coming from the same brand or even a competitor. Just click the links to the right to jump to the vehicle segment of your choice.

Best Crossover SUV Deals This Month

If you re looking for a big discount on a crossover, Jeep has you covered with deals as good as 14% off MSRP on models like the 2015 Jeep Patriot. However, supplies are starting to run low since 2016 models have been replacing them quickly on dealer lots. Prefer an SUV with a third row? Be sure to take a look at the 2015 Mazda CX-9 – the slower-selling model has a giant $4,000 rebate that amounts to a steep 13% discount.



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What It Is: The first super-premium crossover, positioned and priced well above the Porsche Cayenne and the Land Rover Range Rover. Like other Bentleys, the CUV will offer extensive customization options.

Why It Matters: It will probably only matter to the one-percenters who need a CUV to haul the kids to Aspen for a weekend of fun in the white stuff. And skiing.

Platform: The Bentley will ride on a stretched and modified version of the next VW Touareg and Porsche Cayenne platform.

Powertrain: Engines will be shared with the Continental GT, so bank on a twin-turbo W-12 and a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8. An eight-speed dual-clutch automatic will connect to an all-wheel-drive system.

Competition: None, unless you count a sedan chair.

What Might Go Wrong: A European financial crisis, a slumping U.S. economy, political unrest in the Middle East, and possible Chinese restrictions on large sport-utilities may keep the Bentley CUV from flying off of showroom floors.

Estimated Arrival and Price: Expect to see it in late 2014 as a 2015 model, at a price of about $200,000.



Used car loan – Interest Rates, Eligibility Dec 2015 – Deal4loans #car #posters


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Used car loan Interest Rates, Eligibility Dec 2015

Apply online for used car loan in India at lowest interest rates. Check EMI Eligibility Offers from State Bank of India ✓ HDFC Ltd ✓ Axis Bank ✓ Bank of Baroda ✓ Union Bank ✓ Canara Bank ✓ Uco Bank ✓ DHFL ✓ LIC Housing ✓ PNB Housing ✓ PNB ✓ Dena Bank ✓ Kotak Bank ✓ Bank Of India ✓ United Bank of India ✓ Bajaj Finserv ✓ Indiabulls ✓ Vijaya Bank and More.

When people think about driving first car, most of them go for the used car or second-hand vehicles . It is considered as less risky than driving a new vehicle when you obtain license. Many people prefer that owning a used car and practice on it before managing a new vehicle. Buying a second-hand vehicle is not a problem now. Many financial institutions and banks offer used car loans. However, it is important to check the availability and precautions to be taken while applying for a car loan.

What is Used Car Loan?

It can be defined as the mortgage or money obtained by an authorized lender or private sources to buy a second-hand vehicle or used car, as it is famously known. Used car loans usually cover 75% amount of the total expense for the car. Some financial organizations also give up to 90% of the value of the car.



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By Jessica L. Anderson | From Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, November 2014

You’ll find the biggest bargains on cars that buyers are steering clear of. That includes compact and midsize sedans.

This fall should be a very good time to buy a 2015 car or truck. Vehicle sales have heated up over the past few years, fueled by a healthier economy and low interest rates. Now automakers are fighting tooth and nail for market share. Look for cash incentives in addition to low-rate financing on more vehicles. Carmakers will also dole out dealer cash—which dealers can pass on to you.

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For an even sweeter deal, shop for a 2014 model. As the new models stream into showrooms, dealers will be anxious to clear their lots. Look for average discounts to approach 10% off sticker prices by year-end. You’ll find the biggest bargains on cars that buyers are steering clear of. That includes compact and midsize sedans, thanks to gas prices that were recently at their lowest levels in four years. (Buyers have been migrating to crossovers.) Lease deals are also abundant on the 2014s. For $200 or less a month, you could recently lease a Honda Accord, Hyundai Elantra, Nissan Altima or Mazda3.

A leaner, greener 2015. Among the more than 50 brand-new and redesigned models for 2015, the small-crossover segment is seeing the most action. Small crossovers meet the Goldilocks test. They’re big enough to carry your family and cargo, but small enough that you won’t pay an arm and a leg for gas or feel as if you’re driving a truck.

And some crossovers are getting even smaller. Carmakers have been introducing subcompact crossovers, which are just a bit smaller than compacts, have lower prices and get better fuel economy. The Chevrolet Trax, Jeep Renegade and Honda HR-V—all starting at about $20,000—are among the entries for 2015 from mainstream brands. German luxury brands are also launching subcompacts—the Audi Q3 (starting at $33,425) and Mercedes-Benz GLA ($32,225)—and others are coming out with new compacts, including the Lexus NX (about $35,000), Lincoln MKC ($33,995) and Porsche Macan ($50,895).

Luxury makes are also tweaking their entry-level sedans to tempt you to make the switch from mainstream brands. For example, Audi has reconfigured its A3, formerly available only as a hatch, as a sedan ($30,795) and Mercedes revamped the compact C-Class ($39,325). See our 8 Best Values in Luxury Cars

Two midsize sedan stalwarts, the Hyundai Sonata and Toyota Camry, are redesigned for 2015, as are the Chrysler 200 and Subaru Legacy. All of these models boast enhanced suspensions for better handling, as well as better interior materials.

Have a big brood to haul? The Kia Sedona minivan gets a redesign for 2015, with “First Class” lounge seating in the second row, a 360-degree-view monitor for parking and a refrigerated glove box for cooling drinks. General Motors is overhauling its lineup of big SUVs to provide more power and 10% better fuel economy. Plus, GM has boosted legroom and enhanced ease of use of the cargo area of the Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban and the GMC Yukon/Yukon XL.

As the industry strives to meet strict average-fuel-economy regulations that demand 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025, you’ll find improved mileage, whether you’re considering a vehicle with a traditional engine or an alternative powertrain. More transmissions will sport seven to nine speeds, and you’ll see more turbocharging, direct injection and auto stop/start in internal combustion engines.

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Sales of electric vehicles and hybrids have plateaued for now, but you’ll still see more EVs in 2015: the Kia Soul EV, Volks­wagen e-Golf and long-awaited Tesla Model X crossover. Volkswagen, one of the biggest sellers of diesel vehicles, is adding a new TDI engine to its Beetle, Golf, Jetta and Passat lineups, improving both power and fuel economy.



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Ghana has invited Indian power companies to invest in setting up thermal and renewable power projects towards becoming power surplus in the next five years. A high-powered delegation led by Kwame Ampofo, chairman, Energy Commission of Ghana met the power industry leaders here today (Thursday) at the global launch of Powerelec Ghana 2016, an Indo-Ghanian platform created by Fairact Exhibitions and Events, Orange, Ghana and Verifair, Dubai, which will be hosted at Accra, Ghana in May 2016, said a release by the platform s organisers. Ghana has announced an ambitious programme of adding new power generation capacity of 3,665 MW over the next five years, thereby more than doubling the amount of existing capacity, the statement said. Source: IANS

Ratan Tata invests in Ola

July 02, 2015 10:50 AM

App-based transportation aggregator Ola on Wednesday said Tata Sons chairman emeritus Ratan Tata has invested in the company in his personal capacity. It is our honour to have Ratan Tata onboard as an investor. This is a huge endorsement from one of the most respected business leaders of our times. We look forward to learning from Tata s experience, the company s CEO and founder Bhavish Aggarwal said in a statement. Ola said Tata s strong inclination towards transportation as a segment and the philosophy of creating widespread social impact through business creates a strong connection to this investment. Source: IANS

Bengal introduces single-window clearance for 38 industries

June 01, 2015 05:49 PM

Stating her government is absolutely against any strikes and shutdowns, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday that 38 industrial sectors, inclusive of MSMEs, will get single-window clearance facility for setting up new plants or investing in the state. We are against any shutdowns (bandhs) and strikes which affects the normal functioning of the state, she told investors here at an interactive seminar, Business Made Easy – The Next Level. Banerjee said her government is trying hard to attract investment in the state and has quickened the process of obtaining clearance certificates from various departments. During 2011, West Bengal was ranked at 17th position in terms of ease of doing business. We have taken stock of the situation and have introduced single-window clearance for 38 subjects (sectors), she said. Source: IANS

The scenario of India Company has incalculably improved in the last few decades. The number of Indian companies has increased at a very striking rate. It has been observed that more and more international companies are willing to have their place of business in India.

It is either individually that these foreign companies are entering India or through a partnership or with building up a subsidiary of such companies.

With more liberalized norms and rules by the Government, more and more companies saw the business scenario getting better.

These have in a way made a positive impact on the India company scenario and augmented the credibility of the India corporate sector. The future of India Company really looks very promising indeed.

Scenario of Indian Companies

1. India has 52 billionaires in 2009 as the Forbes report. This is with all courtesy to the improvement in the India company situation.

2. India has been stated as the world’s fastest growing wealth creator, all thanks to a vibrant stock market and higher earnings from the strata of Indian companies.

3. The number of top companies in India has outshone their performances in terms of net profit in just six months of the start of the fiscal year. This depicts a fast growth in corporate earnings.

Amongst all the developments in India, the major one has been in the IT sector. The Indian IT company scenario has witnessed a fast growth pace and it has in its basket a lot of job opportunities. That is why the IT sector has been considered a prime career option. As a matter of fact, this sector happens to be the fastest growing sectors in the India Company premise.

List of Indian Conpanies

Information and list of Indian company with alphabetical orgder. Get an information about these companies including their addresses, contact details, history and structure of the company.

Indian companies in Forbes Global 2000 list 2015

There are 56 top Indian companies that have been listed in the Forbes Global 2000 ranking for 2008. The leading Indian companies from different sectors are:



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Fuel cell cars

Similar to a battery-electric car, a fuel cell car dispenses with the internal combustion engine altogether. Fuel cells are electro-chemical devices that convert the energy stored in chemical form directly into electrical energy, water and heat.

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How do fuel cell cars work?

The fundamental principle of a fuel cell is that an electro-chemical reaction is used to produce electricity. As is the case for an electric cell, fuel cells are not limited by the laws of thermodynamics. This means that they are able to achieve higher conversion efficiencies than conventional engines that only make use of 20%-25% of the fuel’s energy fuel cells can achieve up to 60%. However, unlike a battery the reactants (fuel and oxygen) have to be continually supplied for an electric current to be produced.

The fuel cell with the greatest potential for automotive applications is the Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC). The principal advantage of the PEMFC is its ability to operate at relatively low temperatures (which reduces start-up times). The cell’s conducting electrodes are made of graphite, which are grooved to allow easy passage of the reactants while maintaining electrical contact with the electrolyte. At the anode, hydrogen is catalytically disassociated to leave hydrogen ions. An external circuit conducts electrons while the positive ions migrate through the electrolytic membrane to the cathode. There they combine with oxygen and electrons from the external circuit to form water.

If a fuel cell could state a preference for its favourite fuel it would be hydrogen due to the ease with which the element can form ions. The gas is highly combustible and has a high energy-content. However, hydrogen’s low density has presented a technological challenge to the design of on-board hydrogen storage systems. At room temperature and pressure, to store an equivalent amount of energy as contained in a typical petrol tank would require a hydrogen tank with around 800 times the volume. However, three main solutions to hydrogen storage have been devised: Compression the gas being stored in cylinders at up to 7000 times atmospheric pressure; Cryogenic systems these retain the low temperature required for hydrogen liquefaction (-253degC); and Metal-hydrides special metal alloys absorb hydrogen when under pressure.

One approach that avoids the problems of on-board hydrogen storage is to reform a hydrogen-rich fuel on-board the car, so generating gas on-demand. As reformers need to have fast response times, fuels that can be processed at relatively low temperatures are preferred. Of the liquid fuels, methanol is unique in that it can be reformed at 260degC, as compared to 600-900degC for petrol, ethanol, natural gas, and propane. Therefore methanol is considered to be the prime candidate for on-board fuel reforming.

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How do I refuel a fuel cell car?

The method of refuelling a fuel cell car depends on the type of fuel used. As discussed above, a number of on-board fuels are possible including hydrogen, methanol and petrol. As the latter two are liquids, using these would be like filling a conventional car.

However, if hydrogen is widely adopted, refuelling becomes a very different process. Although hydrogen gas refuelling is still being developed, they all involve the use of a flexible connection between the dispenser and the car that creates a sealed system.

Given the novelty of hydrogen cars, there are still relatively few hydrogen-refuelling stations worldwide. However, the number of stations is increasing with the advent of fuel cell vehicle demonstration programmes in the USA, Europe and the Far East. As a result, more and more hydrogen stations (some of which are publicly accessible) are being built in cities throughout Europe, already including Amsterdam, Barcelona, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Porto, Reykjavik, Stockholm and Stuttgart.

Visit h2stations.org for a list of hydrogen filling stations worldwide.

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Are fuel cell cars better for the environment?

If non-renewable energy is used, the impact on emissions is difficult to quantify, depending on the method of on-board fuel storage and fuel production. However, considering the main options, and accounting for carbon dioxide and methane emissions, fuel cell cars are predicted to show a significant reduction in life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of up to 55% as compared to petrol.

Estimates based on modelling suggest very low lifecycle regulated emissions associated with fuel cell car use. Regulated emissions from UK hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are predicted to be significantly lower than petrol cars with NOx emissions being cut by over 70%. As is the case with greenhouse gas emissions, if renewable energy is used to manufacture hydrogen fuel, then regulated emissions are again virtually zero.

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What are the costs of owning a fuel cell car?

As fuel cell vehicles have yet to go into commercial production, no one can predict with certainty how much a fuel cell car will cost to own, but it is likely that they will cost significantly more than petrol or diesel equivalents (by up to 100%). However, the price will fall if sufficient numbers of fuel cell cars are produced.

One way fuel cell cars are likely to reduce running costs is if used within urban areas in which a Congestion Charge applies. As is the case with battery-electric cars, fuel cell cars are likely to receive a 100% discount on the London Congestion Charge (although owners will need to register with Transport for London and pay an annual 10 fee). With a 8 payable daily charge, this could provide a potential annual saving of up to 2000.

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Where can I buy a fuel cell car?

At present, no vehicles powered by fuel cells have come to the UK market. However, the situation is likely to change dramatically over the coming years. Already demonstration fuel cell vehicles are in use on UK roads and include fuel cell black cabs and Citaro fuel cell buses in London. The buses were used as part of the Cleaner Urban Transport for Europe (CUTE) programme, which ran from 2003 until 2007 and successfully demonstrated the potential of hydrogen with 30 fuel cell buses across Europe.

In the UK, the London Hydrogen Partnership is coordinating activities to explore some of the barriers associated with hydrogen vehicle adoption. The Partnership is researching conditions required for a hydrogen refuelling infrastructure in London, as well as investigating costs and timescales for implementation of fuel cell vehicles in the capital.



Used police p71 crown victoria police interceptor for sale – January 2015 #truck #for #sale


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We specialize in the Ford CVPI Police Interceptors. Crown Victoria earned NHTSAs highest crash test safety rating (5 Stars) for the driver and front passenger for 14 years in a row!

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We can outfit your CVPI with LED lights, Siren, Headlight Flasher, Console & Graphics. All our used police cars have 70,000 to 71,000 miles & can be shipped anywhere in the US.

If your Police or Sheriff Department has lost a car in a accident or is feeling the crunch from tighter budgets, we can supply you with a replacement vehicle completely equipped, ready for patrol for thousands less that the cost of a new car & equipment.

These moderately priced, well maintained, heavy-duty fleet police cars are perfect for taxi service. Used police cars also make excellent work cars and personal cars. SWPS brings in used police cars from one of the largest Police Departments in the Southwest. We have a large selection of quality, pre-owned, police cars available for immediate delivery anywhere in the United States. Please take a moment to review the vehicles currently offered. Our inventory of used police cars changes rapidly and this site is updated often. If you find a vehicle you like, please contact us for more information on the police car you are interested in.

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Top 10 Cheap Used Cars under 1000 Dollars Reviews 2015 #car #insurance #comparison


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Top 10 Cheap Used Cars under 1000 Dollars Reviews 2015

With many used cars now selling for less than 1000 dollars on the Internet, finding the best one can be an arduous task. Fortunately, it is not impossible. Instead of buying a friend’s old car or the first cheap one you find in an online car dealership store, here are the top 10 best cheap used cars selling for less than 1000 dollars:

10. 2009 Mercury Milan Premier

Are you a student or an on-the-road salesperson? Are you looking for an economical and low-maintenance 1000-dollar used car for commuting to work or school daily? This 2009 Mercury Milan Premier fits this profile well. Even though it is used, it is in pristine condition. Its engine and transmission system are in good working condition. Its electrical system is also in good working order, while its body lacks rust and or unsightly dings. No hefty repairs needed.

9. 1996 Honda Odyssey EX

For people with large families or those that like traveling with friends and relatives for adventures, this 1996 Honda Odyssey EX is a cheap four-door minivan, with a powerful 2.2-liter straight engine. It has a curb weight of 3483 pounds, runs on gasoline, and generates up to 130 horsepower while on the road. Its mechanical components are in perfect state. It interior is very comfortable, while its sturdy body and array of safety features make it an excellent everyday car.

8. 2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT

This 2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac XLT is a 210 horsepower heavy-duty vehicle with an impressive towing capacity of approximately 5300 pounds. It has a 22.5-gallon tank, runs on E85 fuel type, and overall, looks and runs amazing. Its battery, suspension system, and drive-train are in excellent state. Its interior is comfortable (leather seats) and clean, while its body and wheels are well maintained. It has a sunroof and an original Rear TV Entertainment System.

7. 2007 Infiniti M Sport Sedan

With this 2007 Infiniti M Sport Sedan, the fact that you are paying less than 1000 dollars for a car does not mean that you sacrifice quality. This four-door vehicle is stylish and has a well-maintained 3.5-litre V-engine that generates up to 275 horsepower on the road. This is impressive, considering the paltry sum of money you pay to own it. It has a rust-free 20 gallon tank, comfortable leather upholstery, a high performance entertainment system (console mounted DVD player and MP3), a rear camera, heated and cooling front seats, GPS navigation, stability control, and power steering.

6. 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Hatchback

For those that love vintage cars, but do not have tens of thousands of dollars to spend on a classic restored model, this used 1986 Chevrolet Corvette Hatchback is not only cheap, but also offer value for money. Its stylish and streamlined body is in mint condition. Although not as economical and today’s contemporary vehicles, its 5.7-liter V8 TPI OHV engine is powerful, while its four-speed automatic transmission system shifts seamlessly. It has a Rear Wheel Drive drive-train and responsive safety features.

5. 2003 Honda Accord

If you have a 1000-dollar budget and want a fully loaded mid-size Sedan with an excellent reputation, this base model of the 2003 Honda Accord is ideal. Its well-maintained engine generates approximately 185 to 278 horsepower depending on the road and environment. Its mechanics (drive-train, transmission, suspension system, and wheels) and electrical (power steering, power locks and windows) are in excellent state. It is fuel-efficient, has a well-maintained body, and an immersive entertainment system.

4. 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

This used 2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 offers superior performance at a reasonable price. In addition to its clean-finished ebony leather interior, key features that rank it among the best in top 10 cheap used cars under 1000 dollars reviews 2015 include: 1) Engine – the fitted 7.0-litre V8 engine with 6-speed transmission is in excellent state. It generates up to 505 horsepower. 2) Mechanics – its fitted mechanical components are high grade. For less than 100 dollars, you get chrome wheels, key-less button push start, a sturdy drive-train, and a dual performance exhaust.

3. 2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer

If you travel with family often and like SUVs, this used 2005 Ford Expedition Edie Bauer sets the benchmark for quality cheap used cars selling for less than 1000 dollars. It has a well-maintained body and a 5.4-litre Triton engine. Its spacious design accommodates seven passengers comfortably, while the programmable positions for the driver’s seat ensures that you are as comfortable as possible when driving long distances. Other interesting features that users find to be invaluable are its heated dual power folding mirrors, automatic controls, heavy-duty trailer tow, and HD cooling system.

2. 2001 Ford Escape

Because of its performance and fuel efficiency, 2001 Ford Escape Titanium is one of the best SUVs for everyday use. If you are among millions of its fans, but cannot afford a brand new one from the showroom, you can easily find a good used one for less than 1000 dollars. Its stylish design and gorgeous black leather interior is eye-catching. Its engine generates up to 321 horsepower, while its 6-speed automatic transmission system shifts perfectly.

1. 2001 Chevrolet Tahoe LS

This 2001 edition of the renowned Chevrolet Tahoe LS brand is a flexible and highly reliable used car, with many innovative features. Its well-maintained body is aesthetic. Its engine and transmission system are reliable, while its interior is comfortable.



The Least Expensive New Cars of 2015 #car #parts #warehouse


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Nissan Versa 1.6 S

By Aaron Gold. Cars Expert

Aaron Gold, About.com s Cars Expert, has been an automotive journalist for a decade and a half and has been writing for About.com since 2004. He contributes to several automotive publications and is a member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year jury.

Looking for inexpensive wheels? Here are the least expensive cars on sale in America. We ve driven all of them, and we ll tell you which cheap cars are the real deals — and which ones are the real duds.

1. Nissan Versa 1.6 S: $12,815 (including destination charge)

The least-expensive new car you can buy also happens to be one of my favorite cars on this list. The Versa isn t some undersized econobox; instead it s a surprisingly roomy four-door sedan that offers nearly as much interior space as a mid-size car like the Toyota Camry — and for a little more than half the price.

The styling is a bit homely and creature comforts are few and far between, but the Versa does come with air conditioning, Bluetooth phone connectivity, and a CD stereo as standard. That said, it lacks power windows or locks, the latter virtually a must-have if you re hauling kids, and if you want an automatic transmission, the price rises rather steeply to $14.315. But the rest of the options are reasonably priced; a top-of-the-line Versa SL with power windows and locks, a fuel-efficient CVT automatic transmission, alloy wheels, Bluetooth, and navigation — navigation, for cryin out loud! — costs less than a basic two-door Honda Civic. Not only is the Versa America s cheapest car, it s also America s best family-car value.



New Car Deals: May 2015 #used #car #for #sale


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New Car Deals: May 2015

If you’re interested in buying or leasing a new car, you might want to consider manufacturer deals and incentives before making a purchase. To help you find some great new car deals, we’ve listed our favorite incentives and special offers available this month on a wide variety of new models. Best of all, our list includes lease deals, financing offers and cash-back specials to ensure that there’s something for everyone.

The newly released Acura TLX sedan combines available all-wheel drive, frugal 4-cylinder or V6 power, and a lot of the latest luxury and high-tech features. In May, the TLX also offers some excellent incentives for qualified shoppers interested in a new car. The best deal is for drivers looking to finance, as Acura is offering 1.9 percent interest on all TLX models for up to 36 months. For shoppers who would rather lease, Acura has two deals available: a 39-month term with payments from $299 per month after $2,899 down on a TLX 4-cylinder, or a 38-month term with payments from $360 per month and nothing down.

The sporty BMW 3 Series combines excellent performance with luxurious appointments, and has a great chassis that’s typical of BMW sedans. In May, the 2015 3 Series is offered with two incentives for qualified shoppers. While leasing is usually our favorite deal when it comes to BMWs, this month is different, as BMW is touting a rare 1.9 percent interest rate for up to 36 months. For drivers who would rather lease, BMW does have some good deals available, such as a 36-month term with payments from $269 per month after $4,000 down on the 320i, or the same term and same down payment on the 328i with payments from $329 per month.

The Buick Regal is an entry-level luxury sedan that offers excellent gas mileage, a well-appointed interior and a stylish exterior design. This month, the 2015 Regal also offers special incentives for qualified shoppers looking to finance, lease or pay cash for a new model. The best deal is for drivers looking to finance, as Buick is touting 0 percent interest for up to 60 months on all Regal models. For shoppers who would rather take advantage of a cash-back deal, Buick is touting up to $1,000 back on the Regal. Finally, shoppers looking to lease can get a 2015 Regal Premium I with payments from $259 per month for 39 months after $2,689 down at lease signing.

The handsome Kia Optima is a popular midsize sedan that’s headed for replacement, and that means there are good deals available on the 2015 model as Kia readies its dealers for an all-new 2016 version. The best deal is for qualified shoppers looking to finance, as Kia is touting 0 percent interest for up to 66 months on all 2015 Optima models. Meanwhile, drivers looking to pay with cash can get up to $1,500 back. Finally, shoppers interested in leasing can get a 2015 Optima LX with payments starting at $182 per month for 24 months after $1,999 down at lease signing.

Although Mercedes calls it a coupe, the new CLA is actually a dressed-up luxury sedan — one we happen to like for its bold styling, agile handling and reasonable pricing. That pricing is even more reasonable this month, as Mercedes is offering several excellent incentives on the 2015 CLA250 through the end of May. The best deal is for qualified shoppers looking to finance, as Mercedes is offering 2.99 percent interest for 36 months or 3.99 percent for up to 60 months. But shoppers looking to lease can also get a good deal, as Mercedes is offering a 36-month term with payments from $329 per month after $3,600 down at signing — a figure that jumps to $349 per month if you want all-wheel drive .