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Will Your Next Car Drive Itself?

Will Your Next Car Drive Itself?

Almost taking a page out of a sci-fi novel or cheesy ‘80s television show, it seems the era of the autonomous automobile is fast approaching ... read more »
Is Your Infotainment System's Font Distracting You?

Is Your Infotainment System's Font Distracting You?

A study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Age Lab, the New England University Transportation Center and Monotype Imaging, a provider of typefaces for consumer ... read more »
Save Money with These September Car Deals

Save Money with These September Car Deals

In some ways, September is all about transitions. Last week we officially moved from summer into fall, and a new school year is now under ... read more »
Haven't Bought a New Car in a While? The Market's Changed

Haven't Bought a New Car in a While? The Market's Changed

Americans are keeping their cars for an average of six years, according to data from R.L. Polk and Company. That's the longest ownership ... read more »
Recall: 426,000 GM Sedans Could Roll Away

Recall: 426,000 GM Sedans Could Roll Away

General Motors is recalling 426,240 of its sedans for transmission problems that could allow the car to roll away. The recall affects the four-speed ... read more »
Don't Buy... Yet. GM to Introduce 9 New or Updated Buick and GMC Models in the Next Year

Don't Buy... Yet. GM to Introduce 9 New or Updated Buick and GMC Models in the Next Year

If you’ve got a hankering for a new Buick or GMC, you may want to hold off, as General Motors announced that it will roll ... read more »
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Latest 2013 Models Shine in Safety Tests

Latest 2013 Models Shine in Safety Tests

Over 40 new and redesigned cars, trucks and SUVs are being introduced for the 2013 model year. That's more than 15 percent of the ... read more »
Mazda CX-9 Will Stop Smiling in 2013

Mazda CX-9 Will Stop Smiling in 2013

Mazda unveiled a refreshed 2013 CX-9 yesterday ahead of its official debut at the Australian Auto Show next month. One of the most obvious updates ... read more »
Midsize Madness: 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Gets Up to 47 MPG

Midsize Madness: 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Gets Up to 47 MPG

The 2013 model year is shaping up to be a big one in the midsize car class, with four of the top-selling cars in the ... read more »
2013 GMC Acadia Gets a Pricey Facelift

2013 GMC Acadia Gets a Pricey Facelift

For 2013, the GMC Acadia gets a more standard features and a hefty price increase. The base Acadia now starts at $34,040, a price ... read more »
Did the iPhone 5 Just Make Your Car Obsolete?

Did the iPhone 5 Just Make Your Car Obsolete?

With the introduction of the iPhone this week, your phone probably seems out-of-date, but does the iPhone 5 make your car totally obsolete as well ... read more »
Recall: A Hitch in the Honda Element

Recall: A Hitch in the Honda Element

Honda is recalling 5,216 Element SUVs from the 2007 to 2011 model years. In a press release, the automaker says that when a trailer ... read more »
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Outsmart High Gas Prices

Outsmart High Gas Prices

Once Labor Day has passed, gas prices tend to decrease. However, TIME reports that national gas prices are hovering around $3.84 a gallon in ... read more »
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Is 85 MPH Safe? New Texas Speed Limit Causes Controversy

Pretty soon, Texas will have the fastest road in the country, as The Associated Press reports that a new 41-mile toll road between Austin and ... read more »
Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Headed for U.S.

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Headed for U.S.

Mitsubishi will debut a plug-in hybrid version of its Outlander SUV at the Paris Motor Show later this month. Mitsubishi says in a statement that ... read more »
2013 Acura TL Pricing Announced

2013 Acura TL Pricing Announced

Acura announced last week that the 2013 Acura TL, the brand’s midsize sedan, starts at $35,905, not including an $895 destination fee. The most ... read more »
IIHS Announces Four New Top Safety Picks

IIHS Announces Four New Top Safety Picks

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced Thursday that the 2013 Ford Escape, Acura ILX, Subaru BRZ and Scion FR-S earned the organization’s Top Safety ... read more »
Redesigned 2013 Honda Accord Offers Updated Engines and More Features

Redesigned 2013 Honda Accord Offers Updated Engines and More Features

Specifics on the redesigned 2013 Honda Accord have trickled out slowly, but Wednesday, Honda released detailed features and powertrain information for its midsize car. The ... read more »
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Ford Recalls 2013 Escape for Potential Engine Coolant Leak

Ford Recalls 2013 Escape for Potential Engine Coolant Leak

Ford is recalling 6,146 Escape SUVs from the 2013 model year. The recall applies to models with 1.6-liter four-cylinder engines that could have ... read more »
Redesigned 2014 Volkswagen Golf Revealed

Redesigned 2014 Volkswagen Golf Revealed

Volkswagen released the first images of the redesigned 2014 Golf Tuesday. The automaker says in a press release that the upcoming affordable small car has ... read more »
Nissan Debuts Redesigned 2013 Sentra

Nissan Debuts Redesigned 2013 Sentra

Nissan unveiled the redesigned 2013 Nissan Sentra Friday, which received a complete interior and exterior overhaul, as well as a new engine. Nissan says in ... read more »