Kevin Mazzucola

(Kids pick out a free winter coat donated by a local car dealers' association.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Area Car Dealers Distributing More Winter Coats To Needy Kids

Kids arrived today at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, ready to pick out their new, free coats.

10/02/2014

(File photo: final preparations were underway for the Philadelphia Auto Show the day before it opened to the public on Saturday, Feb. 8th, 2014.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Final Sunday of Phila. Auto Show Sets An All-Time Record

This year’s just-ended Philadelphia Auto Show was a record-setter despite suffering through some very difficult winter weather.

02/18/2014

(Mayor Nutter at City Hall on Wednesday, Sept. 11th., announcing formation of a school supplies donation fund.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Area Car Dealers Contribute To Nutter’s School Supplies Fund For Kids

The goal is $500,000, by October 15th, to buy paper, workbooks, and other school supplies for Philadelphia schoolkids.

10/02/2013

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Car Market Struggles To Pick Up Traction With Young Buyers

The percentage of new cars bought by 18 to 35 year olds has been rebounding after sputtering about the time the Great Recession hit.

08/26/2013

(CHECK THE SLEEVES.  A Philadelphia elementary school student gets a free coat provided by the group, "Caring For Kids."  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Philadelphia Area Car Dealers Distribute Another 5,800 Overcoats To Needy Kids

Students ranged from kindergartners to 4th graders. And after a brief fitting session, there were many happy customers.

10/10/2012

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During Back-To-School, Renewed Respect For Vocational Training

As school gets back in session, vocational education is getting new respect. With college tuition high and entry level jobs still scarce, students are looking at training-for-employment. Automotive technology is an area where employers say hiring will be robust.

09/04/2012

(File photo.  Credit: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Worst Day of the Year To Buy A Car? April 10th (Today)

A web site that gathers car-buying data for consumers says buyers will only get a little more than five percent off the sticker price now, compared with about nine percent they got in late December.

04/10/2012

Mayor Nutter addresses media ahead of the Philadelphia Auto Show (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Auto Show Boasts ‘Bigger, Bolder’ Experience Than Ever Before

The Philadelphia Auto Show will return to the Pennsylvania Convention Center beginning on Saturday.

01/26/2012

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center will once again host the Philadelphia Auto Show.  File photo)

Preparations Underway For Expanded Philly Auto Show, Opening Jan. 28th

This year’s show will take full advantage of the newly expanded Convention Center with more than one million square feet of space, plus an additional 500,000 square feet of related exhibit hall space, say organizers.

01/18/2012

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Watch For Empty Lots At Local Toyota Dealers This Summer

Toyota says its manufacturing operations won’t be back to normal until the end of this year, because of last month’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

04/22/2011

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