Liz Opsitnik

Chevrolet Spark only Minicar to Perform Well in Newer IIHS Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently put some of the smallest cars on the market through its crash... Read More »

2015 Chrysler 200 Aims to Take on Midsize Car Leaders

One of the most talked-about launches at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week is the... Read More »

January's Best Finance, Cash Back and Lease Deals

It’s a new year and if you have an old, unreliable car, a new car might be on your resolution list for 2014. We found... Read More »

FIAT to Purchase Remainder of Chrysler Group

Italian automaker FIAT announced Wednesday that it will have complete ownership of Auburn Hills, Mich.-based Chrysler... Read More »

Honda Receives Most Awards in New IIHS Safety Ratings

Honda and its luxury brand, Acura , took home the most 2014 Top Safety Pick Plus awards of any automaker from the... Read More »

New Honda Ridgeline in the Works

The Honda Ridgeline is getting a complete overhaul and will go on sale “in less than two years,” Honda announced this... Read More »

December's Best Car Deals and Incentives

If you’re hoping to score a good end-of-the-year car deal, you’re in luck. As 2013 draws to a close, carmakers and... Read More »

Kia Ventures Further into Luxury Territory with 2015 K900

The 2015 Kia K900, which debuted Wednesday at the Los Angeles Auto Show, will be Kia ’s first flagship sedan when it... Read More »

Lower Used Car Prices Mean Savings for Buyers

There’s good news for used car shoppers. After years of high prices, used car prices are now the lowest they’ve been in... Read More »

November's Best Car Deals and Incentives

The 2013 model year is coming to a close, so if you’re planning to buy a new vehicle this November, you have even more... Read More »

Halloween is Busiest Holiday for Car Thieves

It turns out there's more to fear on Halloween than the usual ghosts and goblins. According to the National Insurance... Read More »

Car Accessories: Do you Splurge on Extras for your Ride?

We all know people who absolutely love their vehicle. Maybe they’re die-hard loyalists to the brand or they just... Read More »

GM Exploring Mass-Market Appeal of New Fuels with 2015 Chevrolet Impala

A 2015 Chevrolet Impala that can run on either compressed natural gas (CNG) or gasoline will hit your local Chevrolet... Read More »

A Truck for Doomsday Preppers

The world is a pretty scary place right now. We’re faced with extreme weather events and our government is shut down... Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

Best Labor Day 2013 New Car Deals

Looking for 2014 Labor Day car deals? Click here for 2014 offers:  Best 2014 Labor Day Car Sales . Read More »

Tesla Model S 5.4-Star Safety Rating Claim Called into Question

Tesla released a statement Monday saying its all-electric Model S set a “new NHTSA vehicle safety score record.... Read More »

Honda Civic Aces Newer IIHS Front Crash Test

The  Insurance Institute for Highway Safety  evaluated  small cars  in its latest round of crash testing, and half of... Read More »

New-Car Sales Continue Strong Pace in July

On your way into work today, you may have seen more temporary tags on the cars around you than you normally do. That’s... Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

2014 Cadillac XTS to Get Twin-Turbo V6

If you have a lead foot and a need for speed, the 2014 Cadillac XTS Vsport has you covered with a new twin-turbo V... Read More »

GM Improves Rank in J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

If you’re in the market for a new Porsche , GMC , Lexus , Infiniti or Chevrolet vehicle, you should be happy... Read More »

Apple iOS 7 Drives Car Technology into the Future

Technophiles get excited every time Apple holds a press conference. Yesterday’s announcement of the new iOS... Read More »

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 »

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... Read More »

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 »

Chevrolet Spark EV Earns Better MPGe Rating than Honda Fit EV, Fiat 500e and Mitsubishi i-MiEV

The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV has earned a 119 mpg-equivalent combined city/highway fuel economy rating from the EPA,... Read More »

Will New Tesla Finance Incentive Electrify Sales?

Tesla introduced this week what it calls a “revolutionary automotive financing product that provides the best... Read More »

2014 Cadillac CTS is the "Total Package"

The redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan made its New York Auto Show debut Tuesday evening at the Frederick P. Rose... Read More »

Subaru Unveiling First Hybrid Vehicle and New High-Performance Concept at New York Auto Show

Subaru will introduce the XV Crosstrek Hybrid at the New York International Auto Show March 28. The XV Crosstrek... Read More »

New Volvo Safety Feature Steers Clear of Cyclists

If you live in a major city, you know that trying to avoid hitting pedestrians and bicyclists is tricky because in... Read More »

2014 Subaru Forester Named IIHS Top Safety Pick

The 2014 Subaru Forester has been named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety . This means... Read More »

CEO Says Bad Tesla Model S Review Cost Company $100 Million

Earlier this month, a New York Times review of the Tesla Model S claimed that the all-electric car ran out of battery... Read More »

Dodge Dart GT Headed for Detroit Auto Show

A more potent Dodge Dart will be introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit next week. The... Read More »

Buy Now, Save Big

It used be that waiting until the end of the year to buy a car made it easier to get a great deal. However, analysts... Read More »

Buy Now, Save Big

It used be that waiting until the end of the year to buy a car made it easier to get a great deal. However, analysts... Read More »

Drowsy Driving Plagues Young Drivers

A new AAA study finds that drivers age 16 to 24 are more likely to doze off while driving than older drivers. According... Read More »

Used Cars: Better Choice than New?

When shopping for a car, choosing between new or used means considering a lot of different factors. New cars are under... Read More »

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid Headed for U.S.

Mitsubishi will debut a plug-in hybrid version of its Outlander SUV at the Paris Motor Show later this month... Read More »

Nissan Debuts Redesigned 2013 Sentra

Nissan unveiled the redesigned 2013 Nissan Sentra Friday, which received a complete interior and exterior overhaul... Read More »

Best Labor Day 2012 Car Deals

Looking for 2014 Labor Day car deals? Click here for 2014 offers:  Best 2014 Labor Day Car Sales . Read More »

Best Labor Day Car Deals

The 2012 Toyota Prius is available with 0% financing in many areas this holiday weekend. Read More »

IIHS Announces More Stringent Front-Impact Vehicle Crash Test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety unveiled its new small overlap frontal crash test this morning, which is... Read More »

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