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Toyota Sienna

Toyota Recalls 615,000 Sienna Minivans

Toyota is recalling approximately 615,000 Sienna minivans in the United States to fix an issue with the gearshift selector that could allow the vehicle ... read more »
IIHS Adds Tests of Crash Prevention Systems

IIHS Adds Tests of Crash Prevention Systems

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is adding an evaluation of automatic crash prevention systems to its criteria for a Top Safety Pick+ award. In ... read more »
2013 GMC Acadia rearview camera

Backup Camera Recommendation Causes Uproar Among Consumer Groups

For five years, safety advocates have been asking the federal government to make backup cameras mandatory on new vehicles. These safety groups were expecting a ... read more »
2014 BMW M3 Testing at Nuerburgring

2014 BMW M3 and M4 Get Twin-Turbo Power

BMW has released more information on its upcoming 2014 M3 sedan and M4 coupe, which will debut in January at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show ... read more »
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Pricing and Shipping Date Announced

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Pricing and Shipping Date Announced

Honda announced that its Honda Accord Hybrid will start shipping this Halloween, with a starting price of $29,155 (plus a $790 destination charge). In ... read more »
2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Chevrolet Starts Delivering 2014 Corvette

Chevrolet began shipping the 2014 Corvette Stingray coupe to dealers last week. According to General Motors, Chevy has produced about 1,000 Corvettes so far ... read more »
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Honda Recalls 2003 Acura MDX, 2003-04 Honda Odyssey

Honda Recalls 2003 Acura MDX, 2003-04 Honda Odyssey

Honda has announced that it will recall 56,000 Acura MDX SUVs and 318,000 Honda Odyssey minivans in the U.S. because an electrical ... read more »
Suzuki Recalling 193,936 Vehicles

Suzuki Recalling 193,936 Vehicles

Suzuki is recalling 193,936 vehicles in the United States over concerns that the front passenger seat air bag sensor mat may malfunction. The recall ... read more »
Still Plenty of Time to Take Advantage of September Car Deals

Still Plenty of Time to Take Advantage of September Car Deals

September may be more than halfway over, but if you’re in the market for a new car, there are still plenty of September car deals ... read more »
2014 Chevrolet Silverado Tops Consumer Reports Ratings

2014 Chevrolet Silverado Tops Consumer Reports Ratings

Consumer Reports has rated the Chevrolet Silverado as the best full-size pickup truck on the market. The publication rated the Ram 1500 second and the ... read more »
2014 Mazda Mazda6

Diesel Mazda6 Won't Come to U.S. Until Next Year

Mazda’s diesel Mazda6 sedan, which the company originally planned to introduce to the American market this year, won’t be coming to the U.S. until ... read more »
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe

GM Unveils 2015 Tahoe, Suburban and Yukon

General Motors pulled the wraps off of the redesigned 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban as well as the GMC Yukon and Yukon XL yesterday. In ... read more »
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2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec

2014 Mercedes-Benz Diesel E250 Rated at 45 MPG Highway

Mercedes-Benz is giving some of its competitors a run for their money with the announcement of the new 2014 diesel E-Class’ fuel economy estimates. The EPA says the ... read more »
2014 Nissan Rogue

Redesigned 2014 Nissan Rogue Gains an Optional Third Row

If you’re shopping for an affordable compact SUV with three rows of seats, the Dodge Journey is currently the only option in the class. However ... read more »
Porsche 918 Spyder Sets New Production Car Record

Porsche 918 Spyder Sets New Production Car Record

The Porsche 918 Spyder not only had its official debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week, but Porsche announced that the 887-horsepower hybrid car ... read more »
Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Cars Getting Cheaper to Buy

Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Cars Getting Cheaper to Buy

If you’ve been thinking about buying an electric or plug-in hybrid car but have delayed the purchase because of the high list price of these ... read more »
Are You Devaluing Your Car?

Are You Devaluing Your Car?

Our colleagues at U.S. News Money have looked into ways new car owners ruin the value of their cars. Chances are that if you ... read more »
Toyota Issues Voluntary Recall

Toyota Issues Voluntary Recall

Toyota is issuing two voluntary recalls on roughly 235,000 Lexus and Toyota models in the United States. The first recall pertains to about 133 ... read more »
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2013 Toyota RAV4

August Car Sales End Summer on a Hot Streak

New car sales continued their strong pace in August, with many automakers experiencing their best month in years. General Motors saw a 22-percent increase compared ... read more »
2014 Subaru Forester

Chevrolet, Lexus, Subaru and Toyota Score Five-Star Safety Ratings

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently awarded its top rating of five stars to a number of new Chevrolet, Lexus, Subaru and Toyota vehicles ... read more »
Ford Recalls Large Ford, Lincoln and Mercury Sedans

Ford Recalls Large Ford, Lincoln and Mercury Sedans

Ford Motor Company is recalling 370,000 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury large sedans because of a potential steering issue. The New York Times reports, “The ... read more »