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

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 power faster than ... read more »
2015 GM Vehicles Will Get Wi-Fi Internet Access

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 broadband connection. GM says that the ... read more »
Gas Prices Spiking Early

Gas Prices Spiking Early

If you've bought gas recently, this may be old news to you: Gas prices are on the rise. MSN Autos writes, "Gas prices have ... read more »
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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 release Thursday, which now goes beyond 250 ... read more »
More Diesels Coming Stateside to Help Meet CAFE Standards

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 2025, diesel engines are becoming ... read more »
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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,” then you ... read more »
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2014 Land Rover Range Rover Gains Supercharged V6

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 better gas mileage without much ... read more »
The 2013 Best Cars for the Money

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 tax return. Maybe you ... read more »
Great Off-Road SUVs

Great Off-Road SUVs

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. Either ... read more »
Best Cars for the Money 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 too much ... read more »
Volvo Updates its Lineup for Geneva Motor Show

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, which will debut ... read more »
BMW Recalls More Than 500,000 Cars

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 2012 model years. BMW ... read more »
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Chrysler Recalls 278,222 Trucks and SUVs

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 axle to lock up. In ... read more »
J.D. Power: Vehicle Dependability Improving

J.D. Power: Vehicle Dependability Improving

The 2013 J.D. Power & Associates Vehicle Dependability Study shows vehicle dependability is improving, with owners reporting the lowest number of vehicle problems since ... read more »
Chevrolet Wants More Web Traffic, Cuts Price on 2013 Malibu

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, the automaker said ... read more »
Tesla CEO Charged Up Over New York Times Model S Review

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 will run out ... read more »
Hatchback Competition Heats Up with All-New 2014 Kia Forte 5-Door

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 2014 Forte sedan that debuted at ... read more »
Chevy Set To Debut SS Performance Sedan, Corvette Stingray Convertible

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. On February 16, Chevy will unveil its ... read more »
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What to Expect at the Chicago Auto Show

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 like the Chevrolet Cruze ... read more »
Small Turbocharged Engines Fall Short of Consumer Reports' Expectations

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 Chevrolet Cruze and Ford Fusion, a ... read more »
Ram's Super Bowl Ad Gets Attention for Wrong Brand

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 ... read more »
Toyota, Ford, Honda are Consumers' Favorite Auto Brands

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 highest among consumers when it comes to ... read more »
Government Touts Electric Vehicles at Washington Auto Show

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 costs for consumers at the Washington ... read more »