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    Study: EVs lose value faster than traditional new vehicles

    When it comes to new cars, more green now means less green later. The UK-based CAP Automotive, which regularly publishes auto-depreciation reports, recently released a study that found that electric vehicles lose their value substantially faster than their gas-powered counterparts. Specifically, ...

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    Official: Tesla lowers Model S financing costs, guarantees highest resale value of any luxury sedan

    "We decided we were wrong and other people were right and we decided to fix it." A month ago, Tesla Motors announced what it called a "revolutionary" financing option, and waved some magic pixie dust around to come up with a monthly cost of like $500. Today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced a ...

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    Confirmed: KBB, ALG awards recognize hybrids with best resale value

    For car shoppers doing their math on lifecycle ownership costs, hybrid electric vehicles always present the challenge of being more expensive – maybe $5,000 more – than comparable non-hybrid models. High gasoline prices can help tip the scale in favor of gas-electrics, as do great ...

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    Report: Nissan Leaf holds value better than Chevy Volt, Toyota Prius

    If you drive a Nissan Leaf and aren't completely satisfied with it, now'd be a pretty good time to sell. That's the conclusion of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), whose most recent guide indicated that the battery-electric Leaf holds 95 percent of its value after a year, ...

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    Los Angeles: KBB's 2012 Best Resale Value awards go to Chevy Volt, Honda Civic Hybrid

    Which electric car will have the best resale value? According to Kelley Blue Book, that'd be the Chevy Volt. During an event in Los Angeles last night, KBB announced its best level guesses as to which 2012 models will be most appealing to used car buyers on some dusty lot in the future. Aside ...

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    KBB sets Chevy Volt resale value at $17,000 after 36 months

    How much is that old Volt in the window? According to Kelley Blue Book, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will have a resale value a tick over $17,000 after 36 months, the length of an average lease. That's just 42 percent of the plug-in hybrid's $41,000 MSRP. For what it's worth, KBB's projection assumes ...

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    Study: Diesels, hybrids retain more value than gasoline-fueled vehicles

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    Which type of vehicle retains the highest resale value? Well, according to a study released by Carnegie Mellon University, it's most likley to be one with a non-gasoline-fueled powertrain. CMU found that ...

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    No surprise: high-MPG vehicles expected to retain more value

    Both lease finance companies and owners trying to sell gas-guzzling trucks have been taking a bath on re-sale values of those vehicles. With so many trucks and SUVs suddenly showing up on auction lots and used car lots, the value of these vehicles has simply tanked as supply far exceeds demand. ...

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    Will nickel-based batteries harm hybrid resale prices?

    In pretty much all of the past markets where nickel-based batteries were replaced by lithium-based batteries, the resale value of the nickel-based models takes a sharp nosedive when the lithium models hit the market. Will this same thing happen with hybrid automobiles equipped with the older ...


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