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Used Car of the Day: 2013 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

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Today we return to New Jersey to bring you this 2013 Volkswagen Jetta GLI. This one has 94,000 miles and some mods. Those include a clutch kit, shift kit, ECU tune, and air-intake upgrade. It appears pretty clean and it's an Autobahn with a stick. The kind of car many of us pine for -- a sporty compact with three pedals.

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Used Car of the Day: 2013 Honda Fit

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Today it's a 2013 Honda Fit in a eye-scorching blue/green color combo. We're going a bit more mainstream than usual today with our UCOTD pick. This one has 119,000 miles on the odometer and a five-speed manual transmission. It appears to be well-maintained, with everything working and only normal wear and tear for the most part.

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USTMA report finds that recycling of end-of-life tires dropped from 96% in 2013 to 76% in 2019

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This is down from 96% in 2013, when scrap tire recycling peaked. Three decades after we successfully eliminated 94% of the over 1 billion scrap tires stockpiled around the country, this report reveals that efforts to find and develop new uses for scrap tires have stalled.

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Nissan cuts entry-level MSRP for 2013 LEAF by 18% to $28,800

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Nissan announced that US pricing for the updated 2013 Nissan LEAF electric vehicle ( earlier post ) will start at an MSRP of $28,800 for the newly-added entry-level S grade—an 18% reduction from the $35,200 MSRP of the 2012 LEAF entry model, the SV. MSRPs of 2012 LEAF and 2013 LEAF. MY 2013 MSRP. MY 2012 MSRP.

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Hybrids take 7% of California market in 1H 2013; PHEVs 0.7%; EVs 1.1%

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Hybrid vehicle market share (excluding plug-in hybrids) in California increased to 7% in the first half of 2013, up from 6.2% in 2012, according to the California Auto Outlook for the second quarter of 2013. percentage point dip, Toyota remained the dominant brand in the California market during the first half of 2013, with 18.5%

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Used Car of the Day: 2013 Smart ForTwo Brabus Cocoa Edition

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Today we're sending you a 2013 Smart ForTwo Brabus Cocoa Edition -- because who doesn't like weird-looking Smart ForTwos? For $9K, you can get this North Carolina-based car, which has a louder muffler and two small dings but is otherwise pretty much as it came from the factory.

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Used Car of the Day: 2013 BMW 335i M-Sport Sedan

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It also warms our enthusiast hearts that this 2013 BMW 335i M-Sport has a six-speed manual transmission. Today we feature a Bimmer of recent vintage that appears to be in good shape. This Virginia-based, Alpine White 3-Series has apparently never had any serious damage and it's all stock.

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