2009 Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Show – 12 th. Anniversary
      March 26 – 29, 2009

The Auto Show is a four day automotive extravaganza featuring over 110,000 square feet of the best cars, trucks, SUVs and vans the world has to offer!

Show Hours: are Thursday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM and Sunday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Location: Stabler Arena, Rauch Fieldhouse & West Pavilion, Bethlehem, PA.
Tickets: $8 Adults, $5: Children over 5;
Senior Citizens (55 +) College Students (with ID)

FREE Fire Fighters, Police, & Active Military (with ID)
FREE Children under 5
FREE Parking
2009 – From a price perspective, this really is the best time to buy a car. Automobile Inventories will be down at year end , 2009 and the terrific deals on 2009 models will be over. The economy will turn around because all recessions end.
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Timing is everything and if you’re in the market for a new car, good timing can actually save you money. There are many times throughout the year when there are excellent deals on new cars. It seems, everywhere you turn, there are calendar year-end deals, model year-end deals, discounts, rebates, and other promotions.

So, when is the best time to buy and can consumers take advantage of these deals?

Now is the time to buy! 2009 – there will never be a better time to buy a car. There are big incentives out there and dealers are discounting like crazy as they try to get aging inventory off their lots.

Auto sales are forecast to stay low until at least the end of 2009.
You can even get a “FREE New Car Quote Online”

And while some think car prices will continue to drop, they probably won’t. Manufacturers have been drastically cutting production. That means that inventories will get lower, manufacturers will have less need to pile on incentives and dealers won’t be as worried about getting cars off their lots quickly.

2009 – from a price perspective, this really is the best time to buy.

==> NEW Car Quotes

I am in the market for a new car so I checked the rankings of some fuel efficient cars for 2008 based on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) miles-per-gallon ratings for city and highway travel. The EPA has a combined fuel economy formula of 55 percent of city mpg rating plus 45 percent of highway mpg rating. The rating for each vehicle is expressed in mpg as a city / highway ratio.

Rank
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Manufacturer / Model
Toyota Prius (hybrid-electric)
Honda Civic Hybrid
Nissan Altima Hybrid
Ford Escape Hybrid FWD
Mazda Tribute Hybrid 2WD
Mercury Mariner Hybrid FWD
Toyota Camry Hybrid 33 / 34 6
Toyota Yaris (manual) 29 / 36 7
Toyota Yaris (automatic)
Ford Escape Hybrid 4WD
Mercury Mariner Hybrid 4WD
Mazda Tribute Hybrid 4WD
Toyota Corolla (manual)
Honda Fit (manual) 28 / 34
MPG
48 / 45
40 / 45
35 / 33
34 / 30
34 / 30
34 / 30
33 / 34
29 / 36
29 / 35
29 / 27
29 / 27
29 / 27
28 / 37
28 / 34


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Every year around the end of May and beginning of June the Concours d’Elegance of the Eastern United States holds a classic automobile exposition benefiting the Burn Prevention Foundation. This year it ran from May 30 to June 1, 2008

The theme for 2008 was “A Century of Automotive Innovation” The automotive industry has provided a wealth of technology and innovation for well over 100 years. This show highlighted the pinnacles of engineering excellence, styling, and technology.