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Gas Prices Continue to Decline

Gas Prices Continue to Decline

Though gas prices are still fairly high, analysts say that most locations in the U.S. are likely to see lower gas prices for the ... read more »
Audi Q5 Will Receive Updates, New Engines for 2013

Audi Q5 Will Receive Updates, New Engines for 2013

The Audi Q5 will receive a host of updates for 2013, with a range of new engines that Audi says will make the Q5 more ... read more »
EPA Rates Fuel Economy of 2013 Ford Escape, Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ

EPA Rates Fuel Economy of 2013 Ford Escape, Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ

The EPA has released fuel economy figures for three all-new or redesigned vehicles that go on sale later this year: the 2013 Ford Escape, Scion ... read more »
Teens in Denial About Safe Driving Habits

Teens in Denial About Safe Driving Habits

Distracted driving is a growing concern on our roadways, and a new survey finds that teens are in denial when it comes to safe driving ... read more »
Drivers Look to New Cars to Save Fuel

Drivers Look to New Cars to Save Fuel

Last week, we told you that diesel cars have become more popular in the U.S. in light of rising gas prices. Now, a new ... read more »
Scion Will Reportedly Axe xB, xD

Scion Will Reportedly Axe xB, xD

The Scion xB and xD will reportedly be discontinued when their current generations end, according to WardsAuto, though Scion has not officially confirmed the termination ... read more »
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Redesigned 2013 Nissan Sentra Teased

Redesigned 2013 Nissan Sentra Teased

The 2013 Nissan Sentra is getting a complete overhaul, and the automaker has released a teaser video to show shoppers what they can expect from ... read more »
Pricing Announced for 2013 Acura ILX

Pricing Announced for 2013 Acura ILX

Acura has announced that the 2013 Acura ILX will start at $25,900, not including an $895 destination fee. Based on the Honda Civic, this ... read more »
Chevrolet Volt May Get New Battery Conservation Mode For 2013

Chevrolet Volt May Get New Battery Conservation Mode For 2013

The Chevrolet Volt is expected to receive a few updates for the 2013 model year, including a function that aims to optimize the extended-range electric ... read more »
Americans Buy More Diesel Cars

Americans Buy More Diesel Cars

Clean diesel automobile sales in the United States increased 35 percent in the first quarter of 2012 compared with the same time one year ago ... read more »
Mazda May Drop V6 in Mazda6, CX-9

Mazda May Drop V6 in Mazda6, CX-9

Recently, we’ve seen automakers like BMW replace six-cylinder engines with smaller, turbocharged four-cylinder mills in cars like the 2012 328i, 528i and the upcoming 2013 ... read more »
2013 Dodge Dart Priced Less Than Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus

2013 Dodge Dart Priced Less Than Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Focus

The 2013 Dodge Dart will start at $15,995, not including a $795 destination fee, when it goes on sale in June. This price slots ... read more »
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2013 Ford Escape Pricing Announced

2013 Ford Escape Pricing Announced

The redesigned 2013 Ford Escape will start at $22,470, which is about $1,000 more than the outgoing model, according to Ford’s website. Though ... read more »
Chevrolet Avalanche Discontinued After 2013

Chevrolet Avalanche Discontinued After 2013

General Motors announced last week that it will discontinue the Chevrolet Avalanche pickup truck after the 2013 model year. The fate of the Avalanche’s corporate ... read more »
Many Vehicles Make Installing Child Safety Seats Difficult

Many Vehicles Make Installing Child Safety Seats Difficult

Keeping kids safe in the car means having them seated in a properly sized and properly-installed child safety seat. Lower anchors and tethers for children ... read more »
GM Recalls 50,000 Crossover SUVs

GM Recalls 50,000 Crossover SUVs

General Motors is recalling about 50,000 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia and Buick Enclave SUVs from 2011 and 2012 model years to fix potentially defective ... read more »
Pricing Released for 2013 Chevrolet Spark

Pricing Released for 2013 Chevrolet Spark

Chevrolet says that when the 2013 Chevrolet Spark goes on sale later this year, it will start at $12,995, including destination charges. A starting ... read more »
Grim Forecast for High Summer Gas Prices May Come to Pass

Grim Forecast for High Summer Gas Prices May Come to Pass

In February, we reported that gas prices could reach $4 per gallon this summer, and that those living in metropolitan areas could see gas prices ... read more »
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Nissan Teases Five Redesigned Models

Nissan Teases Five Redesigned Models

Nissan had some big news last week. The automaker revealed the upcoming 2013 Altima at the New York International Auto Show, but Nissan also plans ... read more »
Lexus Announces Pricing for 2013 RX 350 F Sport, GS 450h and 2012 IS

Lexus Announces Pricing for 2013 RX 350 F Sport, GS 450h and 2012 IS

Lexus unveiled pricing information for three model-year 2013 vehicles and one 2012 vehicle last week. The all-new 2013 Lexus RX 350 F Sport SUV, which ... read more »
2013 Dodge Dart to Debut Wireless Charging Mat

2013 Dodge Dart to Debut Wireless Charging Mat

Chrysler Group announced Monday that it will offer a wireless charging mat in the 2013 Dodge Dart, which goes on sale in the second quarter ... read more »
Most Hybrid Owners Switch Back to Conventional Cars

Most Hybrid Owners Switch Back to Conventional Cars

Most people who own a hybrid car or SUV switch back to gas-only vehicles when it’s time to buy a new vehicle, according to a ... read more »
Ford Recalls 140,000 Focus Models

Ford Recalls 140,000 Focus Models

Ford is recalling more than 140,300 Focus sedans and hatchbacks from the 2012 model year for a faulty windshield wiper system. According to the ... read more »
2013 BMW X1 to Start at $31,545

2013 BMW X1 to Start at $31,545

The 2013 BMW X1 made its U.S. debut at the New York International Auto Show on Wednesday. Last week, we told you about the new compact crossover ... read more »
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Redesigned 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Debuts at New York Auto Show

Redesigned 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Debuts at New York Auto Show

Hyundai rolled out its redesigned 2013 Santa Fe Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show. The new Santa Fe is the latest model to receive Hyundai’s “fluidic ... read more »
Redesigned 2013 Nissan Altima Hits Dealerships in June

Redesigned 2013 Nissan Altima Hits Dealerships in June

Nissan unveiled the 2013 Altima Wednesday at the New York Auto Show. The Altima received an exterior overhaul and it gets a new continuously variable ... read more »
Acura Releases RLX Concept

Acura Releases RLX Concept

Acura revealed its Acura RLX concept at the New York International Auto Show Wednesday. “Per Honda/Acura practice, the RLX is only a concept because ... read more »
Best April Car Deals on Cars and SUVs

Best April Car Deals on Cars and SUVs

When analysts looked at vehicle sales for February 2012, they found that an increase in car sales was largely driven my small, fuel-efficient vehicles. That ... read more »
2013 Lexus GS Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

2013 Lexus GS Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The redesigned 2013 Lexus GS recently earned top scores from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Because the 2013 Lexus GS received the highest score ... read more »
Chevrolet Debuts All-New Impala at the New York Auto Show

Chevrolet Debuts All-New Impala at the New York Auto Show

Chevrolet unveiled the redesigned 2014 Impala at the New York Auto Show today. When compared with the 2012 model, the new Impala makes significant changes ... read more »
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Porsche Cayenne Diesel Debuts at the New York Auto Show

Porsche Cayenne Diesel Debuts at the New York Auto Show

When you think of Porsche, a diesel engine may not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, luxury midsize SUV shoppers will have ... read more »
Toyota Increases Prices on Six Vehicles

Toyota Increases Prices on Six Vehicles

Toyota announced last week that it is raising prices on five model-year 2012 Toyota vehicles and one 2013 Scion vehicle. The MSRP increase ranges from ... read more »
Chevrolet Cruze, Jeep Wrangler Investigated for Engine Fires

Chevrolet Cruze, Jeep Wrangler Investigated for Engine Fires

The federal government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating certain Chevrolet Cruze and Jeep Wrangler vehicles due to owner complaints of engine fires. NHTSA’s ... read more »
2013 Cadillac Models Will Receive New Safety Technology

2013 Cadillac Models Will Receive New Safety Technology

Cadillac is developing new safety technology that will debut in its two new sedans, the 2013 ATS and XTS, which will both go on sale ... read more »
Honda Voluntarily Recalls CR-V, Pilot for Faulty Headlight Wiring

Honda Voluntarily Recalls CR-V, Pilot for Faulty Headlight Wiring

Honda is voluntarily recalling CR-V crossovers from model years 2002 through 2004 and model-year 2003 Pilot SUVs over a potential defect in the headlight wiring ... read more »