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2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible

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 figures for the 2014 Corvette Stingray ... read more »
Mercedes-Benz

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 vehicles. The QR codes will be there ... read more »
2013 Volvo S60

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 before 2014. “Car sales are ... read more »
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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 economy. However, just because diesels save ... read more »
2012 Volkswagen Golf TDI

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 keep owners of diesel-powered models ... read more »
2013 Cadillac SRX

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. The automaker ... read more »
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2014 Hyundai Equus and John Krafcik

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 President and CEO John Krafcik says that ... read more »
The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is an Aut

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 in America." According to Automobile ... read more »
2014 Jeep Cherokee

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 pushed back a month. However ... read more »
2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Redesigned 2014 Mercedes S-Class Revealed

Mercedes-Benz unveiled the redesigned 2014 S-Class sedan Wednesday at a press event in Hamburg, Germany. “Stylistically, the S-class is more evolutionary than revolutionary,” writes ... read more »
2014 Subaru Forester IIHS crash test

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 the 13 models tested were named Top ... read more »
2014 Acura ILX

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 price bump for the 2014 ... read more »
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The Cadillac ATS uses aluminum to safe

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 Association and Massachusetts Institute of Technology ... read more »
2010 Jeep Commander

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 affect the transmission, as well as ... read more »
Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

Technology Boosting Both Fuel Economy and Horsepower

With concerns about greenhouse gases, importing foreign oil and the government’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy requirement of 54.5 mpg looming, fuel economy is getting ... read more »
Teen Traffic Deaths Rose in 2012

Teen Traffic Deaths Rose in 2012

The Governors Highway Safety Association, a nonprofit that represents state and local road safety offices in all 50 states, reports that deaths of 16- and ... read more »
BMW 3-Series E46

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 affects 2002-03 3-Series convertibles ... read more »
2013 Volkswagen Passat

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 save ... read more »
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Ford C-Max Hybrid

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, according to The Detroit News. However ... read more »
IntelliLink infotainment system

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 you listen to music ... read more »
2013 Nissan Murano

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 sales gain last month. “Nissan ... read more »
2013 Toyota RAV4

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 2013 RAV4 joins the ranks of other ... read more »