Month: March 2013

 1 Comment on Auto Trends, Five Years Later
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Auto Trends, Five Years Later

April marks an important milestone for this publication as it was on April 1, 2008, or there about that Auto…

 1 Comment on About Your New Car Extended Warranty Plan
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About Your New Car Extended Warranty Plan

You have just concluded a deal to buy a new vehicle when the salesman’s talk turns to something you had…

 3 Comments on Seeing is Believing: 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage
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Seeing is Believing: 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage

Something odd has happened along Mitsubishis supposed exit from the US new car market: it has updated its Outlander crossover…

 0 Comment on Red Hot Coupe: 2014 Scion tC
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Red Hot Coupe: 2014 Scion tC

Scion tC breaks cover in Manhattan. The Scion brand is now in its second decade of existence, a Toyota marque…

 1 Comment on Flagship Hyundai Equus Refreshed For 2014
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Flagship Hyundai Equus Refreshed For 2014

The Hyundai Equus battles it out with Europe’s thoroughbreds. At the 2013 New York International Auto Show, a refreshed 2014…

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 0 Comment on Shock Reveal: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28
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Shock Reveal: 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

Media folk had been expecting Chevrolet to roll out an updated Camaro at the New York International Auto Show. That…

 2 Comments on New York: 2014 Acura MDX Crossover Debuts
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New York: 2014 Acura MDX Crossover Debuts

Stiff competition in the midsize luxury SUV segment notwithstanding, the Acura MDX has managed to carve out a healthy chunk…

 2 Comments on All-New Lexus IS Steps It Up
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All-New Lexus IS Steps It Up

The third generation Lexus IS has broken cover, a sport sedan that steps up its game with improved rear suspension,…

 2 Comments on Happy Hamsters: 2014 Kia Soul
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Happy Hamsters: 2014 Kia Soul

Kia has used hamsters to market its Soul utility vehicle, but the quirkish people mover has done quite well without…

 1 Comment on Larger, More Luxurious 2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan Debuts
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Larger, More Luxurious 2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan Debuts

On the eve of the New York International Auto Show media days, GM used Manhattans Lincoln Center as the stage…

 3 Comments on All-New 2014 Toyota Highlander Takes a Bow
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All-New 2014 Toyota Highlander Takes a Bow

The third generation Toyota Highlander has made its debut, taking a bow at the 2013 New York International Auto Show….

 4 Comments on Hail Damage and Your Car Insurance
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Hail Damage and Your Car Insurance

Violent winds rip through your area, snapping branches and uprooting trees. Luckily, your home was not damaged, but your car…

 5 Comments on Smart Car Leasing Options For Savvy Consumers
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Smart Car Leasing Options For Savvy Consumers

A light blue Volkswagen Beetle cabriolet is in your future or at least you hope it is if you can…

 0 Comment on Your Rental Car Insurance Options
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Your Rental Car Insurance Options

It is a plan: you will fly with your family across the country, pick up a rental car and make…

 0 Comment on Charity: How to Donate a Car
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Charity: How to Donate a Car

Your donated used car can help a charity help individuals. You are getting ready to buy a new car and…

 0 Comment on Louisiana, Maine Offer the Highs and Lows of Car Insurance
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Louisiana, Maine Offer the Highs and Lows of Car Insurance

If you are looking for cheap car insurance, that quest will be easier to accomplish in some states than in…

 2 Comments on Infotainment: Will Dashboard Internet Access Be Too Distracting?
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Infotainment: Will Dashboard Internet Access Be Too Distracting?

Access to the Internet is more widely available than ever before and the inside of your vehicle is no exception….

 2 Comments on What Would Happen If We All Started Driving Electric Cars?
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What Would Happen If We All Started Driving Electric Cars?

Electric Cars Governments around the world are continuing to incentivise the adoption of electric cars as a means of reducing…

 1 Comment on Entirely Morbid: The CDC Distracted Driving Study
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Entirely Morbid: The CDC Distracted Driving Study

Distracted Driving Distracted driving remains a significant problem, one that accounted for an estimated 3,311 of the 32,367 traffic fatalities…

 4 Comments on 7 Types of Car Warranties
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7 Types of Car Warranties

Car warranties…do you have them? Buy a new car from a dealer and you will be presented with several car…

 2 Comments on Used Rental Vehicle Buying Tips
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Used Rental Vehicle Buying Tips

The days of finding a cheap used car are over. Tighter inventories, high prices for new cars and consumers keeping…

 0 Comment on Record Global Vehicle Sales Reached in 2012
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Record Global Vehicle Sales Reached in 2012

Global vehicle sales broke a record in 2012 with more than 82 million units sold. That figure represents an increase…

 6 Comments on Summer Tires for the Ultimate in Driving Performance
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Summer Tires for the Ultimate in Driving Performance

You probably have heard about them, have seen them and, heck yeah, you may have even driven a car equipped…

 2 Comments on About the 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid
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About the 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid

The Kia Optima Hybrid is a midsize sedan with room for five. While some car manufacturers are already introducing 2014…

 3 Comments on Natural Gas Vehicles and a National Energy Policy
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Natural Gas Vehicles and a National Energy Policy

GM Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson spoke at the IHS CERAWeek 2013 energy conference this month, where he called upon…

 1 Comment on In Canada, Chrysler Is First
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In Canada, Chrysler Is First

Our Canadian readers know full well the impact that the auto industry has on their country. General Motors, the Ford…

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 2 Comments on About Car Insurance Classifications
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About Car Insurance Classifications

Besides home insurance, car insurance is another expense that most consumers face each year. But unlike home insurance which is…

 1 Comment on How to Share the Road With 18-Wheelers
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How to Share the Road With 18-Wheelers

Light-duty vehicles including passenger cars have been sharing the road with trucking rigs for decades. Usually, that relationship is a…

 2 Comments on Qoros, A Name To Remember
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Qoros, A Name To Remember

Did you catch the LaFerrari model unveiled at the 2013 Geneva International Motor Show this month? LaFerrari is a cant…

 2 Comments on Charlotte Food Lion AutoFair Returns This April
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Charlotte Food Lion AutoFair Returns This April

The Charlotte Motor Speedway gets all the attention for hosting the Coca-Cola 600 and the Bank of America 500 motor…