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Lose Your Car Keys? Just Pull Out Your Smartphone

Misplace your car keys? Hyundai may have a solution that puts an end to this problem. Earlier this month, near its... Read More »

Ajan Brown Dec. 31, 2012

2014 Mazda6 Price Undercuts Rivals

Mazda has released an approximate price of its fully redesigned 2014 Mazda6 . According to Mazda’s website , the... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Dec. 28, 2012

Toyota Prius Named Consumer Reports Best Car Value

Want the most bang for your buck in your next new car? Then you should probably buy a Toyota Prius . Consumer Reports... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Dec. 27, 2012

Holiday Travelers Receive an Early Gift: Cheap Gas

If you’re planning on packing up your car for holiday travel, there’s good news; gas prices are at their lowest point... Read More »

Ajan Brown Dec. 24, 2012

Colorado, Canyon and Veloster Recalled

While most people are recalling fond holiday memories, car companies are recalling cars and trucks. General Motors is... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Dec. 21, 2012

18 Affordable Midsize Sedans Undergo New IIHS Frontal Tests

In August, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released a new front-impact crash test for midsize luxury and... Read More »

Rachel Smith Dec. 20, 2012

NHTSA Fines Toyota a Record $17.35 Million

In June, Toyota recalled the 2010 Lexus RX 350 and 450h SUVs because the floor mat could get caught under the... Read More »

Rachel Smith Dec. 19, 2012

Infiniti to Take Its Cues from the Past

If you're a big fan of the Infiniti G, JX, M, FX or EX, prepare yourself for a change. Infiniti announced that starting... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Dec. 18, 2012

Best December Midsize Car Deals

If you’re looking to save money this holiday season, there are excellent purchase and lease deals on popular affordable... Read More »

Ajan Brown Dec. 17, 2012

Buy Now, Save Big

It used be that waiting until the end of the year to buy a car made it easier to get a great deal. However, analysts... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Dec. 17, 2012

Buy Now, Save Big

It used be that waiting until the end of the year to buy a car made it easier to get a great deal. However, analysts... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Dec. 14, 2012

2014 Silverado and Sierra 1500 Revealed

General Motors unveiled its fully redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 on Thursday. The two... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Dec. 14, 2012

10 Best Cars to Give and Get

A luxurious interior and an improved powertrain make the Mercedes-Benz E-Class a top choice among luxury sedans. Read More »

Dec. 14, 2012

About 807,000 Honda and Acura Models Could Roll Away

Honda is recalling about 807,000 Honda Odyssey , Honda Pilot and Acura MDX models with automatic transmissions because... Read More »

Rachel Smith Dec. 13, 2012

North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced

Finalists for the North American Car and Truck of the Year awards have been announced. For North American Car of the... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Dec. 13, 2012

Do New Cars Save Lives?

A new study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration indicates that our highways are safer than they’ve... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Dec. 12, 2012

Deep Discounts Make it Cheaper to Pick Up a New Truck

If you've been meaning to buy a new car or truck from General Motors, your procrastination may pay off – big time. Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Dec. 11, 2012

Ford Recalls 2013 Fusion for Second Time in a Week

Faulty headlights are the latest setback for the redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion . Ford is recalling about 19,000 Fusions... Read More »

Ajan Brown Dec. 10, 2012

13 Best Cars for the Apocalypse

December 21, 2012 is thought by some to signify the end of the world because that's the date when the Mayan calendar... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Dec. 9, 2012

Ford Hybrids Don't Live Up to MPG Claims in Consumer Reports Testing

Excellent fuel economy is the main reason most people buy a hybrid. Now, Consumer Reports says that the 2013 Ford C-Max... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Dec. 7, 2012

The 12 Deals of Christmas

December is one of the best times of the year to buy a car. Not only do car makers roll out year-end promotions and... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Dec. 6, 2012

13 Best Cars for the Mayan Apocalypse

December 21, 2012 is thought by some to signify the end of the world because that's the date when the Mayan calendar... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Dec. 6, 2012

Goodbye BMW 3-Series Coupe, Hello BMW 4-Series

If you’ve been waiting for BMW to unveil the new 3-Series coupe to complete the redesigned 3-Series lineup, your wait... Read More »

Rachel Smith Dec. 6, 2012

2013 Ford Escape, Fusion Recalled for Engine Fires

The risk of engine fires has prompted Ford to recall 2013 Escape and Fusion models equipped with its 1.6-liter EcoBoost... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Dec. 5, 2012

Lincoln Brand Relaunches with Malice Toward None, High-End Gifts for All MKZ Buyers

It's a storied American automotive brand, but in recent years, Lincoln , the luxury arm of the Ford Motor Company, has... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Dec. 4, 2012

2014 SUVs Take Center Stage at LA Auto Show

Although various small and midsize cars made a splash at last week’s 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, several SUVs were also... Read More »

Ajan Brown Dec. 3, 2012

Betting Big on Small Cars

This week at the Los Angeles Auto Show, several automakers rolled out new or updated small cars, a segment that has... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Nov. 30, 2012

2013 Toyota RAV4 Gets Practical Updates

Toyota’s redesigned 2013 RAV4 SUV goes on sale early next year, following the release of redesigned or all-new... Read More »

Rachel Smith Nov. 29, 2012

Audi and Mazda Get Diesel

A number of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are set to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show , but some automakers... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Nov. 28, 2012

LA Auto Show Press Preview Kicks Off Tomorrow

The Los Angeles Auto Show press preview days start tomorrow, so expect the new car debuts to start coming out faster... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Nov. 27, 2012

Auto Thieves Hate the Toyota Prius

Worried about your car being stolen? Buy a Toyota Prius . The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a report... Read More »

Ajan Brown Nov. 26, 2012

Hitting the Road for Thanksgiving? Don't Surf and Drive

If you’re driving over the holiday, put your smartphone down, as a new survey indicates that mobile web use is... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Nov. 21, 2012

EV Owners are Smarter and Richer Than the Rest of Us

Want to look smarter and richer? Buy an electric vehicle. A new survey says that electric car owners tend to be... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Nov. 20, 2012

2013 Toyota RAV4 Teased Ahead of L.A. Auto Show

Toyota announced it will unveil the redesigned 2013 Toyota RAV4 at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show next Wednesday. Read More »

Ajan Brown Nov. 19, 2012

Thanksgiving Car Deals

Thanksgiving is quickly becoming a prologue to the holiday shopping season. Stores start putting up greenery and Santas... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Nov. 16, 2012

Chevy Spark EV Amped for LA Debut

An all-electric version of the new Chevrolet Spark will debut later this month at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Chevrolet... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Nov. 16, 2012

Toyota Issues Its Second Largest Recall This Year

In October, Toyota recalled 2.5 million vehicles in the United States , affecting 12 models ranging from one of its... Read More »

Rachel Smith Nov. 15, 2012

5 Car Deals to be Thankful For

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with friends and family, reflect on our blessings and go off our diets. While... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Nov. 13, 2012

Drowsy Driving Plagues Young Drivers

A new AAA study finds that drivers age 16 to 24 are more likely to doze off while driving than older drivers. According... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Nov. 13, 2012

Nearly 745,000 Grand Cherokee, Liberty SUVs Recalled for Defective Airbags

Last Week, Chrysler Group announced that it will recall about 745,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs because of... Read More »

Ajan Brown Nov. 12, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Drives Used Car Prices Up

Hurricane Sandy’s trail of destruction hasn’t left used car shoppers unscathed. The National Automobile Dealers... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Nov. 9, 2012

Toyota Issues First Scion iQ Recall

Toyota is voluntarily recalling 11,200 Scion iQ models because the electrical wires connected to the airbags and seat... Read More »

Rachel Smith Nov. 8, 2012

Best Car Deals for Plowing Through Snow

With temperatures falling and a Nor'Easter taking aim at the east coast, now is a good time to find a good purchase or... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Nov. 7, 2012

So Long, Suzuki

Suzuki Motor Corp. announced that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, and as part of its restructuring... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Nov. 6, 2012

Hyundai, Kia to Reimburse Owners for Inaccurate MPG Estimates

After an investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency about overstated fuel economy ratings, Hyundai and Kia... Read More »

Ajan Brown Nov. 5, 2012

Is Your Car's Interior a Bacteria Breeding Ground?

Ford partnered with researchers at the University of Michigan to analyze bacteria-breeding hotspots in company- and... Read More »

Rachel Smith Nov. 1, 2012

Ford Plunges and Toyota Soars in Consumer Reports' Reliability Survey

Toyota is selling the most reliable cars on the market – at least according to Consumer Reports' 2012 Annual Auto... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Oct. 31, 2012

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