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UAW strikes, ownership costs hit record highs, Mercedes makes the news: What's New @ The Car Connection

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class overview The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class coupe-like sedan is graceful and serene with impressive performance available. Car ownership costs hit record high Not only are new vehicle prices near record highs, but the cost to own a new car over time has hit a new record. Nissan Rogue investigated over sudden acceleration...

Car ownership costs hit record high

A Honda dealership in Erie, Penn. Not only are new vehicle prices near record highs, but the cost to own a new car over time has hit a new record, according to AAA. While most costs to own a vehicle have increased, financing costs in particular have spiked, causing the annual cost to own a vehicle in 2019 to $9,282, which is the highest on record since AAA began tracking ownership...

2020 Honda Accord sedan arrives with $150 price bump in most models over last year

2020 Honda AccordOn Monday, Honda detailed the 2020 Accord's price and trim levels, which should be familiar to mid-size sedan shoppers. For 2020, the Honda Accord will stand pat in LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring trim levels, with most models getting a $150 nudge up in price compared to 2019 versions. The 10th-generation Accord launched as new for model year...

UAW workers strike at GM plants over contract negotiations for pay, plant closures

2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plantTens of thousands of union auto workers at General Motors plants went on strike Monday, the latest salvo in ongoing negotiations between union officials and management for a new contract. At issue between the two sides are pay for workers, health-care costs, added jobs, and productivity. It's the first United Auto Workers strike at GM's plants...

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class

2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS ClassOthers have imitated the look (even some cars sitting across the same showroom) but the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class started the four-door “coupe” trend and it still wears it best. The 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is mostly unchanged from last year’s version, which was a ground-up redesign for the luxury mid-size sedan. This year...