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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 201... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jul. 15, 2013

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

A study conducted by Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and AutoMD.com , an auto repair website... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jul. 8, 2013

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... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jul. 5, 2013

Ford F-150 is Most American-Made Vehicle

The Ford F-150 took the top spot away from the four-year champ, the Toyota Camry , on Cars.com’s 2013 American-Made... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jun. 25, 2013

Federal Government Delays Rule for Mandatory Back-Up Camera in New Vehicles

A possible requirement for automakers to put standard back-up cameras in all their new vehicles has been delayed again... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jun. 24, 2013

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Expected to Get 47 Combined MPG

Honda released initial fuel economy estimates for its all-new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Wednesday. The EPA hasn’t... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jun. 21, 2013

General Motors Entices Car Shoppers with Free Maintenance Program

General Motors announced a free maintenance program for certain 2014 Chevrolet , Buick and GMC vehicles. Free routine... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jun. 10, 2013

Will the Redesigned 2014 Toyota Corolla Bring Happiness?

This evening, Toyota revealed the all-new 2014 Toyota Corolla. Leading up to tonight, Toyota has been using social... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jun. 6, 2013

Studies Say Car Buyers Want to Stay Connected

Two new studies by Cisco and J.D. Power and Associates show what car buyers want from their next vehicle. Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jun. 6, 2013

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Owners Could Pay Additional Taxes

If you live in a state that charges gasoline tax and you drive an electric or hybrid vehicle, you may have to start... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Jun. 3, 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

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

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

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

Luxury Car Market Hits Six-Year High

Almost 400,000 new luxury vehicles were sold during the first quarter of 2013. This is the highest sales volume of... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Apr. 30, 2013

2014 Corvette Stingray Pricing Undercuts Porsche Cayman, Ford Mustang Shelby GT500

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe, which goes on sale in the third quarter of this year, will have a starting... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Apr. 29, 2013

Cell Phone Use While Driving Could Cost You

Depending on the state you’re driving in, you could pay up to a $10,000 fine and spend a year in prison if caught using... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Apr. 22, 2013

Ford Introduces 'Video Snacks' to Ford Owners to Help Them Learn New Features

Does complex in-car technology make your head spin? Ford Motor Company thinks they have found a way for you to master... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Apr. 18, 2013

Car Shoppers Prefer Outgoing Model Deals Over Redesigns

According to an online survey that autotrader.com released last week, 79 percent of car shoppers would rather get a... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Apr. 15, 2013

Better Fuel Economy Could Mean Worse Tires

A study released by J.D. Power and Associates last Thursday shows that car buyers are not happy with the run-flat and... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Apr. 5, 2013

Hybrid SUV Competition Heats Up with Debut of 2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid

Last Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Nissan announced their first hybrid SUV , the 201... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Apr. 1, 2013

Affordable Small Cars Attract Young Buyers

Edmunds and R.L. Polk released a study on Wednesday that found the percentage of 18-34 year olds purchasing South... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Mar. 25, 2013

Do New TV Commercials Help Buick Target Younger Audience?

In an effort to promote the Buick brand to younger car shoppers, Buick debuted a new commercial featuring its new 201... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Mar. 18, 2013

Buying "American" Could Mean Buying Foreign

In a new survey conducted by Harris Interactive , 75 percent of those surveyed considered a product American if it was... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Mar. 13, 2013

New Infiniti Hybrid Set to Debut at New York Auto Show

Infiniti announced Friday that the all-new 2014 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid will debut March 27 at the New York International... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Mar. 11, 2013

More Subprime Car Buyers Approved for Auto Loans

Experian Automotive released its State of the Automotive Finance Market report Tuesday, which shows that more subprime... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Mar. 6, 2013

March Car Buyers Should Expect Good Deals

Vehicle manufacturers sold 1.19 million vehicles in the U.S. in February, which is an increase of 4 percent over the... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Mar. 4, 2013

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... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Feb. 25, 2013

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 201... Read More »

Jenny Strieter Feb. 11, 2013

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