The weather is beginning to break and warm air is sneaking in. With a change in temperature comes a need for routine vehicle maintenance and preparation. While a lot of focus is put onto winterizing your car, summer doesn’t always get the same treatment
Low interest rates, great models and credit availability promise to make 2014 one of the best years ever for car sales.
All economic forecasts show 2014 as another bright spot in the Automotive Industry. Competitive pricing, credit availability, low interest rates, supply and demand and a great new model lineup will all contribute to positives for the consumers. It may be the best time ever to buy or lease a new car.
Credit bureau TransUnion tells Automotive News that Auto Finance Trends will remain positive in 2014. They predict easier access to credit for consumers, more leasing and bigger loans.
For a first-time car buyer it can be a difficult process picking just the right car. To make things easier Autotrader has compiled a list of the ‘Best New Cars for First-Time Buyers: 2014 Edition’. They have chosen several of our favorites from Hyundai, Nissan, Honda, Ford, and Kia. They’ve taken into account value, efficiency, versatility, and performance performance.
The Honda Accord already has an impressive lineup, including the four-cylinder and V6 powered Accord sedan, the Accord coupe, and the advanced Accord Plug-in. Honda will soon be adding the Accord Hybrid to the sophisticated yet sporty lineup.
The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is anticipated to achieve a class-leading 49 mpg in the city and 45 on the highway for a combined fuel economy of 47 mpg.
This Accord will be the first Hybrid assembled in Marysville, Ohio, and will go on sale nationwide in October 2013.
Each year since 1964 the Automotive Executive of the Year “celebrates individuals who demonstrate great leadership and tireless dedication to the innovation and creative thinking needed to succeed in this industry.”
The award was given to the Hyundai CEO because he “reshaped the way Hyundai approaches the market with consumer focus, compelling design, and enduring value”, says Robert Djurovic, executive director of the Automotive Executive of the Year Award program.