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Volkswagen Tops Total Quality Study

A recent study conducted by Strategic Vision concludes that Volkswagen Group of America is the top automaker when it... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 31, 2012

EPA Rates 2013 BMX X1 at 34 MPG Highway

According to the EPA , the all-new 2013 BMW X1 averages up to 24/34 mpg city/highway. Read More »

Rachel Smith Aug. 30, 2012

2013 Buick Encore Rated at 33 MPG Highway

General Motors reports that the EPA has rated the all-new 2013 Buick Encore at 25/33 mpg city/highway. GM points out in... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Aug. 29, 2012

Best Labor Day 2012 Car Deals

Looking for 2014 Labor Day car deals? Click here for 2014 offers: Best 2014 Labor Day Car Sales . Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Aug. 28, 2012

Best Labor Day Car Deals

The 2012 Toyota Prius is available with 0% financing in many areas this holiday weekend. Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Aug. 28, 2012

Honda Accord Tops List of Most Stolen Vehicles

The National Insurance Crime Bureau released its list of the most stolen vehicles in 2011 last week. The 1994 Honda... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Aug. 27, 2012

Ford Announces Pricing for 2013 Fusion

The completely redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion will start at $22,495, including destination charges, when it goes on sale... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 24, 2012

2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS Pricing Released

General Motors has announced that the 2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS hatchback, which has a more powerful engine than the base... Read More »

Rachel Smith Aug. 23, 2012

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek Priced at $21,995

Subaru announced pricing for its newest affordable compact SUV , the 2013 XV Crosstrek , on its website . With a base... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Aug. 22, 2012

5 Things Smart Used Car Shoppers Look For

It’s estimated that more than 14 million new cars will be sold in the U.S. this year. If you think that’s a lot, then... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Aug. 21, 2012

5 Things Smart Used Car Shoppers Look For

It’s estimated that more than 14 million new cars will be sold in the U.S. this year. If you think that’s a lot, then... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Aug. 21, 2012

GM Recalls 250,000 SUVs for Fire Risk

General Motors has announced a recall of 249,260 SUVs because a faulty electrical system in the driver’s door could... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Aug. 20, 2012

Land Rover Unveils 2013 Range Rover

Land Rover revealed the completely redesigned 2013 Land Rover Range Rover Tuesday. In addition to new sheet metal, new... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 17, 2012

Hyundai Revises 2013 Genesis' Engine Lineup, Tech Features

Although Hyundai refreshed its Genesis sedan for the 2012 model year, the 2013 Genesis receives some important changes... Read More »

Rachel Smith Aug. 16, 2012

2013 Mercedes E-Class Hybrid Priced at $55,800

Mercedes-Benz announced pricing on the all-new 2013 E400 Hybrid last week. The new luxury hybrid car will start at... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Aug. 15, 2012

IIHS Announces More Stringent Front-Impact Vehicle Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety unveiled its new small overlap frontal crash test this morning, which is... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Aug. 14, 2012

Mercedes-Benz M-Class Recalled for Possible Sticking Gas Pedal

Mercedes-Benz is recalling about 8,675 M-Class SUVs from model years 2012 and 2013 due to an all-season floor mat that... Read More »

Katie LaBarre Aug. 13, 2012

Buick Reveals 2013 Verano Turbo Pricing

Buick announced Wednesday that the 2013 Buick Verano Turbo will start at $29,990, including destination, when it hits... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 10, 2012

Honda Releases Images of Redesigned 2013 Accord

Honda unveiled photos of its redesigned 2013 Accord sedan and coupe, which are slated to go on sale this fall. In... Read More »

Rachel Smith Aug. 9, 2012

EPA Rates 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid at 47 MPG

Ford announced official fuel economy ratings for the 2013 C-Max Hybrid Tuesday, noting that the new hybrid car uses... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Aug. 8, 2012

2013 Ram 1500, SRT Viper to Have Built-in Cellular Connection

Chrysler Group is offering a new infotainment feature in its 2013 Ram 1500 and 2013 SRT Viper models that essentially... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Aug. 7, 2012

Toyota Voluntarily Recalls RAV4, Lexus HS 250h

Toyota is issuing a voluntarily recall of about 760,000 RAV4 models and about 18,000 Lexus HS 250h models over a... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Aug. 3, 2012

Hyundai and Mazda Issue Recalls for Santa Fe, Sonata and Tribute

Hyundai and Mazda have issued separate recalls for the Santa Fe , Sonata and Tribute for separate problems related to... Read More »

Rachel Smith Aug. 2, 2012

U.S. News Launches Used Car Rankings

We’re pleased to launch our Used Car Rankings , especially since so many users have asked for them. We hope that they... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Aug. 2, 2012

2013 Buick Lineup Gets Standard IntelliLink Infotainment System

General Motors announced that the entire 2013 Buick lineup will come with Buick’s IntelliLink infotainment system as... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Aug. 1, 2012

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