Element's PHH Arval Acquisition Boosts Quarterly Revenue

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Nov 18, 2014
<p><strong><em>Photo of 2015 Sonata courtesy of Hyundai.</em></strong></p> Cars.com Ranks 10 Mid-Size Sedans

Cars.com has ranked the best-selling mid-size sedans costing less than $27,000 at a time with plenty of movement in the category, which has seen at least four major redesigns for the 2015 model year.

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Element's PHH Arval Acquisition Boosts Quarterly Revenue

Element Financial boosted revenue in the quarter ending Sept. 30 by 120 percent largely due to its acquisition of PHH Arval from PHH Corp. in July, the company has announced.

<p><em><strong>Photo via Wikipedia.</strong></em></p> Gasoline Falls to $2.89 Per Gallon

The national average price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline fell 4.7 cents to $2.894 for the week ending Nov. 17. The latest price decline continues a trend of falling fuel prices that began in late June.

Video Van Profile: Chevrolet Express

For this entry of our video series on commercial vans, we profile the 2015 Chevrolet Express cargo van. The Express and GMC Savana are built on General Motors' "G Van" platform. View a photo gallery of the vans here.

<p>2014 5.3L V-8 EcoTec3 AFM VVT DI (L83) for Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. (PHOTO: General Motors)</p> 2015 Silverado Offers Trio of EcoTec3 Engines

The 2015 Chevrolet Silverado offers three EcoTec3 engines with advanced fuel-saving technologies that enable fleets to choose the performance and fuel efficiency that best meets their needs.

<p><em><strong>Photo: Honda</strong></em></p> Honda Delays Fuel Cell Vehicle Until 2016

Honda plans to sell its production hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in 2016 rather than 2015 as it had planned, the automaker announced Monday.

Operating Costs Flat for Second Consecutive Year

Gasoline and diesel prices, on average, in 2014 are virtually the same as in 2013, with some variances depending on region. Similarly, PM costs are flat and stable commodity prices have contributed to less volatility in tire prices.


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Driving Notes
2014 Chevrolet Silverado High Country Pickup

While the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado Silverado High Country will definitely appeal to the horse trailering equestrian enthusiast, the truck also has a place in the commercial fleet market, especially for tradesmen, contractors, and foremen, whose vehicles are their mobile offices used in non-severe duty applications.

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Nobody Asked Me, But...
Depreciation Returns to the Used-Vehicle Market

The latest auction figures point out a few important trends: First, the market for certain types of vehicles is definitely getting softer. Second, there really isn't one "used-vehicle market" anymore.

The 1991 Explorer featured a 4.0-liter V-6 engine and got 15 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway.
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