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Chrysler Group Will Retire Town & Country and Jeep Compass

Chrysler Group Will Retire Town & Country and Jeep Compass

Chrysler Group LLC will make some significant changes to its Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and FIAT model lines within the next few years. The Chrysler Town ... read more »
2013 Volkswagen CC R-Line Announced

2013 Volkswagen CC R-Line Announced

Volkswagen is set to reveal an R-Line version of the newly-redesigned 2013 CC June 1. “With interior and exterior enhancements, the R-Line upgrades make the ... read more »
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled for Airbag Issue

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled for Airbag Issue

General Motors is recalling 4,304 Chevrolet Malibus from the 2013 model year to reprogram a component of the car’s airbag system. Under hard braking ... read more »
Ford Now Accepting Orders for 2013 C-MAX Hybrid

Ford Now Accepting Orders for 2013 C-MAX Hybrid

Ford started taking customer orders for its upcoming 2013 C-MAX Hybrid last week. The C-MAX goes on sale this fall and is Ford’s first dedicated hybrid ... read more »
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Best Memorial Day Car Deals

This article may be out of date. To see the latest Memorial Day car deals, follow this link. Memorial Day weekend is one of the ... read more »
Mazda and FIAT Team Up to Build Next Generation Miata

Mazda and FIAT Team Up to Build Next Generation Miata

Mazda announced an alliance with FIAT Tuesday, which will result in the next-generation MX-5 Miata. In addition to a redesigned version of our 2012 Best ... read more »
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Jeep Wrangler Recalled for Fire Hazard

Jeep Wrangler Recalled for Fire Hazard

Chrysler Group is recalling Jeep Wrangler SUVs from the 2010 model year for a potential fire hazard. About 67,872 Jeep Wrangler models with an ... read more »
BMW 3-Series, Acura RDX Given IIHS Top Safety Pick Status

BMW 3-Series, Acura RDX Given IIHS Top Safety Pick Status

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has named the redesigned 2012 BMW 3-Series midsize sedan and 2013 Acura RDX crossover SUV Top Safety Picks. This ... read more »
Lexus Discontinues HS Hybrid

Lexus Discontinues HS Hybrid

Though the Lexus HS 250h has only been on the market for about three years, Lexus confirmed last week that it has stopped building and ... read more »
New Rear-Wheel Drive Chevrolet SS Performance Model in the Works

New Rear-Wheel Drive Chevrolet SS Performance Model in the Works

Though Chevrolet isn’t releasing many details, General Motors has confirmed that it will introduce a V8-powered, rear-wheel drive performance sedan for the 2014 model year ... read more »
53,000 Acura TL Sedans Recalled for Power Steering Problems

53,000 Acura TL Sedans Recalled for Power Steering Problems

Honda is recalling nearly 53,000 Acura TL cars for possible problems with their power steering systems. The recall affects TL sedans from model years ... read more »
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More Americans Will Hit the Road Memorial Day Weekend

If you’re driving to your vacation destination this Memorial Day, you’re not alone. AAA says that 1.2 percent more Americans will travel at least ... read more »
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Azera, Malibu Eco and Prius c Named IIHS Top Safety Picks

Azera, Malibu Eco and Prius c Named IIHS Top Safety Picks

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named three new Top Safety Picks Tuesday, which include the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, 2012 Hyundai Azera and 2012 ... read more »
BMW 3-Series Wagon to Hit US Dealerships Next Spring

BMW 3-Series Wagon to Hit US Dealerships Next Spring

BMW announced Saturday that it will bring the redesigned 3-Series Sports Wagon to U.S. dealerships in the spring of 2013. BMW says in a ... read more »
2013 Porsche Boxster Fuel Economy Rated by EPA

2013 Porsche Boxster Fuel Economy Rated by EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency has released fuel economy estimates for the base 2013 Porsche Boxster. The newly redesigned luxury sports car is fitted with an ... read more »
Ford Recalls F-150, Mustang, Windstar, Expedition and Lincoln Navigator

Ford Recalls F-150, Mustang, Windstar, Expedition and Lincoln Navigator

Ford has issued recalls on multiple vehicles to address potential safety concerns. The first recall involves about 10,500 vehicles, including certain 2011-2012 F-150 trucks ... read more »
New Teen Distracted Driving Survey's Findings Conflict with Other Studies

New Teen Distracted Driving Survey's Findings Conflict with Other Studies

A new Consumer Reports survey adds to the ongoing discussion on distracted driving among teens, but a few findings conflict with recent studies from Bridgestone ... read more »
2013 Cadillac XTS Priced at $44,995

2013 Cadillac XTS Priced at $44,995

When the 2013 Cadillac XTS goes on sale this summer, it will start at $44,995, including destination charges. That price makes the all-new large ... read more »
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2013 Hyundai Sonata Gets More Standard Features, Higher Base Price

2013 Hyundai Sonata Gets More Standard Features, Higher Base Price

Hyundai has made some changes to the 2013 Sonata, which is on sale now with some new standard equipment and a higher base price. “All ... read more »
BMW Recalls 2012 3-Series, Issues Stop Sale

BMW Recalls 2012 3-Series, Issues Stop Sale

BMW is recalling some 2012 3-Series models due to front-seat head restraints that fall short of federal safety standards. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ... read more »
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Deal or No Deal: The Best New Car Savings in May

Buying a new car isn’t a game show, but you can feel like you’re put on the spot. With so many sales and savings options ... read more »
Deal or No Deal - The Best New Car Savings in May

Deal or No Deal - The Best New Car Savings in May

GOOD DEAL: 2012 Mercedes-Benz C250 Sedan Lease: $369 a month for 33 months with $4,029 due at signing Estimated total cost of lease: $16,206 Lease ... read more »
Toyota RAV4 EV Will Start at $49,800

Toyota RAV4 EV Will Start at $49,800

Toyota unveiled an all-electric version of its RAV4 compact SUV Monday in Los Angeles at the International Electric Vehicle Symposium. The automaker says in a ... read more »
119,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 Models Recalled

119,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 Models Recalled

Chrysler Group announced that it’s recalling more than 119,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 cars from model years 2011 and 2012 for potential problems ... read more »
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Hyundai Makes Throttle Override Devices Standard on All Models

Hyundai Makes Throttle Override Devices Standard on All Models

Hyundai is now equipping all of its vehicles with a brake pedal electronic throttle override system. In a press release, the automaker says that any ... read more »
Best May Car Deals on Small Cars

Best May Car Deals on Small Cars

When analysts looked at vehicle sales for April 2012, they found that automakers sold 2 percent more vehicles than they did one year ago. Last ... read more »
2013 Ford Focus ST Priced at $24,495

2013 Ford Focus ST Priced at $24,495

Ford has announced specs and started taking orders for the 2013 Ford Focus ST, which will go on sale later this month for $24,495 ... read more »
Toyota RAV4 EV Will be Unveiled Next Week

Toyota RAV4 EV Will be Unveiled Next Week

Toyota will debut its all-electric RAV4 EV next week in Los Angeles at the International Electric Vehicle Symposium. In 2010, Toyota announced that the electric ... read more »