Ask a bunch of New Yorkers where they spend their money: apartments, cars, vacation lodgings, maybe designer handbags. In the new American “sharing economy,” these can all be enjoyed at a fraction of their normal cost. Just not if you’re a New Yorker.
Honda Motor Co. said U.S. government tests of its electric Fit hatchback show the car’s battery range exceeds that of competing rechargeable models including Nissan Motor Co.’s Leaf and Ford Motor Co.’s electric Focus small car.
Who said modesty and fun can’t go hand in hand? Mazda’s latest 3 sedan and hatchback start at a humble price of around $17,700, and top out at less than $30,000 with all the options. (Those $100 all-weather floor mats? Bring ‘em on.)
Mike Sussman is one of the buyers helping General Motors Co. come back in the small-car business. The 45-year-old systems analyst just traded in a Toyota Prius for a Chevrolet Cruze, seeking both high mileage and more pep.