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2012 Mercedes-Benz C300 Luxury Sedan

Mercedes Tops List of Stolen Luxury Vehicles

You may not be the only one eyeing your neighbor’s Mercedes, as a new report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau indicates that car thieves ... read more »
Could Hackers Take Over Your Car?

Could Hackers Take Over Your Car?

Cars are offering more and more features to keep drivers and passengers connected while they're on the road. While most drivers appreciate being able ... read more »
High-Tech Car Seat Keeps Parents and Kids Connected

High-Tech Car Seat Keeps Parents and Kids Connected

Parents who worry about installing their child's car seat correctly, accidentally leaving their child in the car, or their child becoming unbuckled while the ... read more »
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2014 Corvette Stingray Makes Good First Impression

The first wave of critical reviews and instrumented tests of the completely redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray have just been completed, and reviewers find the ... read more »
2014 Mazda Mazda3

2014 Mazda3 Fuel Economy Expected to Top Compact Class

Mazda showed off its all-new 2014 Mazda3 hatchback almost a month ago, which was followed by the introduction of the sedan. Now the automaker says ... read more »
BMW i3 Concept

All-Electric BMW i3 Priced at $42,275

The BMW i3 will start at $42,275 (including a $925 destination charge) when it goes on sale in the second quarter of 2014. The ... read more »
Summer Heat Brings Risk to Kids in Cars

Summer Heat Brings Risk to Kids in Cars

It's a nightmare scenario for any parent: a child gets left in a car on a hot day. By the time someone notices, the ... read more »
Honda Fit

Honda Redesigns Fit, Adds Hybrid, Sedan Options

Honda has released images of the all-new Japanese model Fit and, according to Motor Trend, the pictures offer U.S. buyers a sneak peak of ... read more »
gas prices

Will Gas Prices Stop Climbing?

The national average price for a gallon of regular gasoline is $3.67, up from $3.55 just one week ago, according to the AAA ... read more »
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Ford to Offer Free MPG Boost to 2013 Hybrid Owners

Ford will begin offering a free software update in August to improve the fuel economy of the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid and ... read more »
broken down car

How to Keep your Car Cool in Summer Heat

We’re about halfway through summer, and many areas of the country are experiencing oppressive heat and humidity, with temperatures in the upper 90s and heat ... read more »
2013 Honda Accord sedan

Lower Monthly Payments Mean Leasing is on the Rise

Automakers have had strong new car sales so far this year, and an increasing number of leased 2013 vehicles may be part of the reason ... read more »
2013 Ram 1500

Chrysler Recalls More Than 50,000 Jeep and Ram Models

Chrysler Group is recalling 45,961 Ram 1500 trucks in the U.S. due to a software issue that can disable the Electronic Stability Control ... read more »
The 2013 Dodge Ram (Chrysler Group)

Ram 1500 Picks Up Top Rating from Consumer Reports

Chrysler Group has something to celebrate as Consumer Reports has named the 2013 Ram 1500 its top full-size pickup truck. Explaining the top rating, Consumer ... read more »
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV

GM Promises To Make More Vehicles That Get 40 MPG By 2017

Eight General Motors models will get 40 mpg or higher by 2017, according to a GM press release regarding the 2012 Sustainability Report. The company ... read more »
2013 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4 Fares Poorly in IIHS Small Overlap Crash Test

Even with extra time to prepare, the 2013 Toyota RAV4 didn't do well in the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s small overlap frontal crash ... read more »
2013 Honda Accord

The Best New Car Deals in July

Even though the big Fourth of July car sales events are over, there are still plenty of great car deals that can help you save ... read more »
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Officially Rated at 29 MPG Highway

The EPA has officially rated the redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray at 17/29 mpg city/highway, which works out to 21 mpg combined when ... read more »
The Ford F-250

Car Thieves Love the Ford F-250

If you own a Cadillac Escalade, you can breathe a little easier. After years of being the vehicle with the most insurance theft claims, the ... read more »
2003 Toyota Camry

Study: Women Are Better At Negotiating Auto Repair Costs Than Men

A study conducted by Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and, an auto repair website, shows women who don’t seem to know ... read more »
More Than 650,000 Chrysler Vehicles Recalled

More Than 650,000 Chrysler Vehicles Recalled

In two separate press releases on Wednesday, Chrysler Group announced that they will be recalling more than 650,000 vehicles in the U.S. Chrysler ... read more »
Volkswagen Golf TDI

Diesel Vehicles are Less Expensive to Own

Although they often cost more up front, a new study indicates that diesel-powered cars, trucks and SUVs have lower ownership costs in the long run ... read more »
The 2013 Honda CR-V

Best Fourth of July Car Deals 2013

Looking for 2015 deals? Check out the Best 4th of July Car Sales 2015. Holidays can be a great time to shop for a new car ... read more »
2014 Ram 1500

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Promises Best-in-Class Fuel Economy

Diesel engine options have long been a mainstay for heavy-duty pickup trucks, but until now, diesel power has never been offered in the half-ton truck ... read more »