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Car Buying Tips, News, and Features - 2013/May

2014 Corvette Stings with 460 Horsepower

Lead-footed drivers have yet another car to add to their wish list. On Tuesday, Chevrolet announced the official power... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth May. 31, 2013

QR Codes on Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Can Help Save Crash Victims

Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz , announced that it will be putting two QR codes on new Mercedes-Benz... Read More »

Jenny Strieter May. 30, 2013

Are Mitsubishi and Volvo on the Way Out?

A new report predicts that Mitsubishi and Volvo are among 10 brands that will disappear from the U.S. marketplace... Read More »

Jim Sharifi May. 29, 2013

Diesels Save Fuel, But Do they Save Money?

Diesel-powered cars have a reputation for being loud, smelly and slow, but they also get very good highway fuel... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton May. 28, 2013

Volkswagen Will Alter Diesel Models to Avoid Misfueling

Volkswagen is retrofitting about 260,000 diesel models in North America with a special fuel filler neck cap to help... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth May. 24, 2013

Wheels Could Fall off Some Cadillac SRX SUVs

“Drive it until the wheels fall off.” This is probably not what General Motors had in mind for its Cadillac SRX SUV... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 23, 2013

It's on a Boat: The Refreshed 2014 Hyundai Equus

Sixty-one heavily refreshed 2014 Hyundai Equus sedans are currently en-route to the U.S., but Hyundai Motor America... Read More »

Jim Sharifi May. 22, 2013

Automobile Magazine Releases 2013 All-Stars

Automobile Magazine released its 2013 All-Stars list today. The magazine calls the 11 cars on the list "the Best Cars... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton May. 21, 2013

Production of 2014 Jeep Cherokee Delayed

Chrysler Group confirmed with the Detroit Free Press on Thursday that the launch of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee has been... Read More »

Jenny Strieter May. 20, 2013

Redesigned 2014 Mercedes S-Class Revealed

Mercedes-Benz unveiled the redesigned 2014 S-Class sedan Wednesday at a press event in Hamburg, Germany... Read More »

Jim Sharifi May. 17, 2013

Only Two Compact SUVs Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Designation

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety evaluated compact SUVs in its latest round of crash testing, and only two of... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 16, 2013

2014 Acura ILX Gets More Standard Features, Higher Price

The Acura ILX , which was all-new for 2013, is getting more standard features, improved interior materials and a $1,000... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth May. 15, 2013

NEMPA/MIT Conference Looks at Fuel Economy and Vehicle Weight

The challenge of balancing vehicle weight with fuel economy was the central topic at a New England Motor Press... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton May. 14, 2013

Chrysler Recalls More Than 300,000 Jeep and Ram Vehicles in U.S.

Chrysler is recalling about 295,000 Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees in the United States for software issues that... Read More »

Jenny Strieter May. 13, 2013

Technology Boosting Both Fuel Economy and Horsepower

With concerns about greenhouse gases, importing foreign oil and the government’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth May. 10, 2013

Teen Traffic Deaths Rose in 2012

The Governors Highway Safety Association , a nonprofit that represents state and local road safety offices in all 50... Read More »

Jamie Page Deaton May. 9, 2013

BMW, General Motors and Toyota Issue Recalls

BMW is recalling 42,080 3-Series models for a potential issue with the front airbag on the passenger side. The recall... Read More »

Jim Sharifi May. 8, 2013

The Best New Car Deals in May

If you plan on buying or leasing a new vehicle this month, we’ve tracked down lots of great car deals that can help you... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 7, 2013

Could Ford Overtake Toyota in Total Hybrid Sales?

Since the early 2000s, Toyota has dominated the hybrid vehicle market, with a 71 percent market share last year... Read More »

Jenny Strieter May. 6, 2013

Are Car Radios on the Way Out?

If you remember when cars came with eight-track or cassette players, you know that technology has had an impact on how... Read More »

Colin Aylesworth May. 3, 2013

Nissan Drops Prices to Boost Web Searches

Nissan has lowered the price on seven models in its U.S. lineup to increase sales, despite reporting a double-digit... Read More »

Liz Opsitnik May. 2, 2013

2013 Toyota RAV4 Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named the redesigned 2013 Toyota RAV4 a Top Safety Pick Tuesday. The 201... Read More »

Jim Sharifi May. 1, 2013

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