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Buyer's Remorse Plagues Car
Va., Feb. 16 / -- Car purchasers are an unhappy lot. A recent poll
of almost 49,000 car shoppers conducted by CarMax, Inc. shows that
78 percent of car purchasers have wished they could return a car
within the first few days of buying it.
Only 22 percent of respondents had never experienced buyer's
easy way to prevent buyer's remorse is to check the seller's policy
on returns or exchanges before purchase, much like you would if you
were buying merchandise from a big retailer. It pays to be fully
informed before signing a purchase contract.
AAA Minnesota/Iowa Supports
Stricter Drivers Licensing for Young Drivers
Minn., Feb. 16/ -- The NHTSA says motor vehicle crashes are the
leading cause of death for American teenagers. Sixty-five percent of
teen passenger deaths occur when another teenager is driving.
has activated a Graduated Drivers License (GDL) system, adding a
provisional license stage for young drivers, with a three phase
system – instruction permit to provisional license to full
license. There also are several conditions that must be met before a
driver can receive their license, including testing,
behind-the-wheel instruction and parent/guardian consent.
New Research Reveals Profiles
of Vehicle Shoppers
Calif., Feb. 17/ -- AutoVIBES, a monthly automotive study from
Harris Interactive(R) and Kelley Blue Book that tracks new vehicle
nameplates, now provides customized shopper profiles for vehicle and
vehicle segments before the first vehicle is ever sold.
tracks car shoppers' awareness, attribute ratings, favorability and
buying intentions of new vehicle nameplates before they hit the
demographic information is collected as part of the study allowing
Harris Interactive and Kelley Blue Book to identify profiles of
shoppers of each new vehicle. Additionally, data can be compiled and trended beginning
several months before a vehicle is sold.
Delphi to Provide Electrical
Support For Ford's Full-Size Luxury Cars
Ohio, Feb. 17/ -- Beginning in 2004, will provide the complete
electrical distribution system for Ford Motor Company's full-size
luxury cars - the Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and
Lincoln Town Car. The company will be playing
a major role in supporting the automaker's continued efforts to
refine what are already industry hallmarks of luxury and comfort.
Delphi has been included to
help bring comprehensive electrical architecture solutions and
expertise to Ford, on a passenger car platform that's been a
mainstay in its vehicle lineup for years, and one that gives the
manufacturer a distinct advantage in a unique vehicle segment.