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  • Trade to Upgrade

    With trade-in values peaking, now may be the time to trade up to a new model. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features A severely depleted inventory of used vehicles is boosting the values of late-model cars to record highs these days. While this means sky-high...
  • How Gas Could Hit $6 a Gallon

    Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says. "Only three percent of consumer budgets go to gasoline. That’s tiny,"...
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Car

    Best Place to Buy a Used Car
    1) Fairfield Automotive Services 2149 Post Rd. Fairfield (203) 259-6500 www.fairfieldauto.net   2) Mimi Dragone   3) Bruce Bennett Nissan   3) Guy's Automotive Specialties    
  • NY Auto Show Underway

    NY Auto Show Underway
    The New York International Autoshow is back for 2011 and the press preview was held this week. There was almost as many introductions as there are at freshman orientation. A couple highlights: Ford brought out its' flagship sedan with a new face, a new...
  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • Free tipsy tow service from AAA for New Year's Eve

    Free tipsy tow service from AAA for New Year's Eve
    If you ring in the New Year with too much cheer, don't get behind the wheel and drive drunk. Instead, arrive alive with a designated driver or a free tow home strting  through 6 a.m. Thursday with the American Automobile Association's Tow to Go program....
  • On a cruise, you can truly get away from it all

    On a cruise, you can truly get away from it all
    When it comes to cruise ship activities, I'm missing out. Instead of playing $1,500 Powerball Bingo, I watched my cabin steward make a frog out of a bath towel. Instead of attending the Sunglow Make-Up seminar, I sat on a balcony and stared down at...
  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • Factory orders up for third straight month as manufacturing rebounds

    New orders for goods from U.S. factories increased in April for the third consecutive month, signaling a rebound in the manufacturing sector after a weather-related winter slowdown. Factory orders rose 0.7% in April compared with March, the Commerce...
  • Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers

    Americans to travel for July 4th weekend in bigger numbers
    Expect more traffic on the road this Fourth of July weekend, as 41 million Americans travel for the Independence Day holiday, a 1.9% increase over last year. The forecast by AAA attributes the increase to a rise in consumer confidence, a greater...
  • As vinyl returns, they've got it covered

    As vinyl returns, they've got it covered
    Thousands of old-style cardboard sleeves for Jack White's album "Lazaretto" sit in tightly packed checkerboard rows at Stoughton Printing plant in the City of Industry, 12.3-inch squares waiting to be stuffed with 12-inch circles. Jack Stoughton Jr.,...