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CEO Says Bad Tesla Model S Review Cost Company $100 Million

Earlier this month, a New York Times review of the Tesla Model S claimed that the all-electric car ran out of battery... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik Feb. 28, 2013

2015 GM Vehicles Will Get Wi-Fi Internet Access

General Motors announced that 2015 Buick , Cadillac , Chevrolet and GMC vehicles will be available with a 4G LTE mobile... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Feb. 27, 2013

Gas Prices Spiking Early

If you've bought gas recently, this may be old news to you: Gas prices are on the rise. Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Feb. 26, 2013

Cars Damaged in Hurricane Sandy Top 250,000

The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) announced updated estimates of cars damaged by Hurricane Sandy in a press... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Feb. 25, 2013

More Diesels Coming Stateside to Help Meet CAFE Standards

As automakers search for new ways to meet the government’s 54.5 mpg Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard by... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Feb. 22, 2013

Great Cars for Outrunning Zombies

If you’ve watched even a few minutes of “I Am Legend,” “Dawn of the Dead,” “28 Days Later” or AMC’s “The Walking Dead,... Read More »

Feb. 21, 2013

2014 Land Rover Range Rover Gains Supercharged V6

Many automakers are swapping out V6 and V8 engines for smaller, turbo- or supercharged engines because they tend to get... Read More »

Rachel Smith Feb. 21, 2013

The 2013 Best Cars for the Money

By now, you've received (and hopefully paid) your credit card bills from the holidays. Maybe you've already filed your... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Feb. 21, 2013

Great Off-Road SUVs

Maybe you need an SUV for tackling winter weather, or maybe you're just looking to keep going when the road ends... Read More »

Feb. 21, 2013

2013 Best Cars for the Money

The battle between the car you want and the car that fits your budget usually ends with you feeling like you gave up... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Feb. 21, 2013

Volvo Updates its Lineup for Geneva Motor Show

Volvo has released the first glimpse of the updated 2014 S60 and S80 sedans, as well as its XC60 and XC70 crossovers... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Feb. 20, 2013

BMW Recalls More Than 500,000 Cars

BMW has issued a voluntary recall of more than a half million 1-Series, 3-Series and Z4 models from the 2007 to 201... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Feb. 19, 2013

Chrysler Recalls 278,222 Trucks and SUVs

Chrysler Group is recalling 278,222 vehicles over concern that a rear axle pinion nut could loosen, causing the rear... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Feb. 15, 2013

J.D. Power: Vehicle Dependability Improving

The 2013 J.D. Power & Associates Vehicle Dependability Study shows vehicle dependability is improving, with owners... Read More »

Rachel Smith Feb. 14, 2013

Chevrolet Wants More Web Traffic, Cuts Price on 2013 Malibu

Next time you hit Google, Chevrolet would appreciate it if you looked up the 2013 Malibu instead of your ex. Last week... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Feb. 13, 2013

Tesla CEO Charged Up Over New York Times Model S Review

One of the biggest hurdles for electric cars in the American market is range anxiety: the fear that the car's batteries... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Feb. 12, 2013

Hatchback Competition Heats Up with All-New 2014 Kia Forte 5-Door

Kia debuted the all-new 2014 Forte 5-door at the Chicago Auto Show Thursday. The Forte 5-door joins the redesigned 201... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Feb. 11, 2013

Chevy Set To Debut SS Performance Sedan, Corvette Stingray Convertible

Now that the wraps have come off the C7 Stingray , Chevrolet is further expanding its rear-wheel drive portfolio. Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Feb. 8, 2013

What to Expect at the Chicago Auto Show

The Chicago Auto Show opened for the media Thursday, and the press gets the first peak at all-new or redesigned models... Read More »

Rachel Smith Feb. 7, 2013

Small Turbocharged Engines Fall Short of Consumer Reports' Expectations

While some automakers have made a move toward smaller, turbocharged engines to improve fuel economy in cars like the... Read More »

Jim Sharifi Feb. 6, 2013

Ram's Super Bowl Ad Gets Attention for Wrong Brand

It's been rated as one of the best commercials of this year's Super Bowl: the Ram Truck "So God Made a Farmer" ad. But... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton Feb. 5, 2013

Toyota, Ford, Honda are Consumers' Favorite Auto Brands

In the 2013 Consumer Reports Car Brand Perception Survey released last week, Toyota , Ford , Honda and Chevrolet scored... Read More »

Ajan Brown Feb. 4, 2013

Government Touts Electric Vehicles at Washington Auto Show

The U.S. Department of Energy outlined ambitious goals to increase the use of electric vehicles and reduce battery... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth Feb. 1, 2013

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