Month: June 2013

2014 Mazda3 Packs In The Zoom-Zoom

Mazda took advantage of a slow early summer news cycle to unveil the next generation of its popular Mazda3 compact….

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Infiniti Q50 Is Priced Lower Than The Departing Model

Infiniti’s new naming convention is rolling in with the 2014 Infiniti Q50 replacing the 2013 Infiniti G37. The new model…

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The Big Ascent: 2013 Nissan Juke NISMO

There is nothing ordinary about the Nissan Juke NISMO. Take one part SUV and another part rally car and what…

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Expanding Buick by Revisiting Opel

The Buick brand is 110-years-old. Does Riviera have a future in Buick? Until GM killed off Saturn, Opel was the…

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Honda Accord Hybrid Aims for 49 MPG Rating

Honda is about to have its second go around with the Honda Accord Hybrid, but this time it has aimed…

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Reviewed: 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited

Hyundai has successfully made the transition from a substandard purveyor of rehashed automotive products to a world-class car manufacturer. Yes,…

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GM Scores Big in Latest J.D. Power Initial Quality Study

The results of the J.D. Power 2013 Initial Quality StudySM (IQS) are in and the General Motors Company has received…

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Nearly 40 Years and 30 Million Volkswagen Golfs Later

Four Decades of the Volkswagen Golf The first Volkswagen Golf was introduced in early 1974, a replacement model for the…

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Cadillac CTS Pricing: Going Up

The General Motors Company has been repetitively telling us that the third generation Cadillac CTS would cost more as the…

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Ford’s Risky Reductive Lincoln Approach

The Ford brand is sailing smoothly, bolstered by hot-selling and exciting products ranging from its burly F-Series pickup truck line…

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Going Blue With the 2014 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Premium

Fourth-generation Subaru Forester debuts. Subaru has the midas touch as everything it makes seems to turn to gold. This Japanese…

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Apollo Tyres to Acquire Cooper Tires

Please note that Cooper Tire canceled the acquisition in Dec. 2013. Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, based in Findlay, Ohio,…

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On Sale Now: Chevrolet Volt

Electric vehicles are a tough sale as high prices keep customers away. The Chevrolet Volt is a plug-in hybrid electric…

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Polk, Owner of Carfax, Acquired by IHS

Business information service IHS announced this week that it has agreed to acquire R.L. Polk & Co., an automotive analytics…

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Are Driverless Cars Really That Far-Fetched?

In 1939, American theatrical designer Normal Bel Geddes put together his vision of the future at the New York World’s…

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Now Introducing the 2014 Toyota Corolla

The 2014 Toyota Corolla has been introduced, the latest iteration of the world’s best-selling model. The five-passenger front-wheel drive Corolla…

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Fighting Back: Chrysler v. NHTSA

Forget the rest of the automotive news you have been hearing this week. Chrysler’s rejection of the NHTSA’s request to…

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Ford Announces EcoBoost Marketing Initiative

EcoBoost is Ford’s proprietary engine line, gasoline-turbo direct fuel-injected motors that are big on power, small on footprint and efficient…

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2014 Chevrolet Impala: Decidedly Unboring

The latest iteration on the Chevrolet Impala theme. What were GM designers thinking when they crafted the 2014 Chevrolet Impala?…

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Quick Work: 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

The current generation Chevrolet Malibu made its debut early in the 2013 model year, but was immediately panned for its…

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