Month: April 2014

0 62  2 Comments on IIHS Top Safety Pick+ — The Current Qualifiers
Posted in Automotive News

IIHS Top Safety Pick+ — The Current Qualifiers

— This list is current as of May 7, 2014 — Crash test performance is important to consumers, providing a…

0 24  0 Comment on Toyota to Consolidate its Headquarters to Texas
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Toyota to Consolidate its Headquarters to Texas

Toyota moves deep into the heart of Texas. Toyota: From California to Texas Toyota already has a strong presence in…

0 71  5 Comments on 2014 Audi A6 TDI Quattro: Diesel Does It!
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2014 Audi A6 TDI Quattro: Diesel Does It!

Audi diesel delivers excellent fuel economy and performance. My first and only diesel vehicle was a used 1978 Volkswagen Rabbit,…

0 57  2 Comments on Lincoln Bets That China Investment Will Pay Off
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Lincoln Bets That China Investment Will Pay Off

Is China Lincoln’s promise land? The Lincoln Motor Company is back. Well, at least the Lincoln brand has some life…

0 43  3 Comments on Fiat Chrysler Not Giving Up On the Dodge Brand
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Fiat Chrysler Not Giving Up On the Dodge Brand

Refreshed Charger and Challenger models may lift brand sales. Dodge’s compact Dart has been a sales disappointment. As of April…

0 54  2 Comments on Chevrolet Trax Makes Five Chevy Utility Vehicles
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Chevrolet Trax Makes Five Chevy Utility Vehicles

A familiar silhouette receives Chevy garnishment. And then there were five. With the introduction of the Chevrolet Trax at the…

0 35  1 Comment on Amazing! Monster Jam 2014
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Amazing! Monster Jam 2014

If spiffed up trucks are your thing, then the traveling Monster Jam event is certainly not to be missed. Monster…

0 40  1 Comment on New York: 2015 Hyundai Sonata on Display
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New York: 2015 Hyundai Sonata on Display

A midsize sedan with a large interior. The New York Auto Show is all about technology so it seemed fitting…

0 33  5 Comments on 2015 Toyota Camry Overhaul Breaks Cover
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2015 Toyota Camry Overhaul Breaks Cover

Best selling sedan receives a makeover. The current generation Toyota Camry rolled out for the 2012 model year, as mild…

0 70  3 Comments on Infiniti Q70: Refreshed and Extended
Posted in Auto Shows

Infiniti Q70: Refreshed and Extended

Available extended wheelbase model debuts. The Infiniti Q70 is the flagship sedan for Nissans luxury brand, a model that has…

2015 Nissan Versa Sedan
0 68  3 Comments on 7 Facts About the 2015 Nissan Versa Sedan
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7 Facts About the 2015 Nissan Versa Sedan

Smallest Nissan model gets a big makeover. The subcompact segment is where many young, first-time car buyers look when considering…

0 40  2 Comments on Lexus NX Crossover Features Brand’s First Turbo
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Lexus NX Crossover Features Brand’s First Turbo

Lexus needs no introduction, but as Toyota’s luxury brand it has lacked a pair of engine choices that some of…

0 35  2 Comments on GM Provides $449 Million for Next Chevrolet Volt
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GM Provides $449 Million for Next Chevrolet Volt

The second-generation Chevrolet Volt to debut for 2016 model year. Sales of the Chevrolet Volt fell by 1.6 percent in…

0 39  2 Comments on University of Michigan: Connected Vehicle Favorability Confirmed
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University of Michigan: Connected Vehicle Favorability Confirmed

A survey of public opinion about connected vehicles was recently conducted by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)….

0 37  1 Comment on Redemption: Lincoln MKZ is a Hit
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Redemption: Lincoln MKZ is a Hit

Whether you love it or hate, the Lincoln MKZ is a sales hit for Ford’s luxury brand. One of five…

0 43  0 Comment on About the 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan
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About the 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan

Second generation sedan receives available all-wheel drive. The 2015 Hyundai Genesis made its debut at the 2014 North American International…

0 30  0 Comment on Life in the Fast Lane: Tales of an Auto Guy
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Life in the Fast Lane: Tales of an Auto Guy

Im an auto guy. Yep, that is the truth. Except if you inspected my hands you’d see that they’re on…

0 40  0 Comment on Cloud-Based Safety Systems and Your Car
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Cloud-Based Safety Systems and Your Car

At some point in the not too distant future, your car may be controlled by the cloud. No, not the…

0 31  0 Comment on No Fooling: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo is Toast
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No Fooling: Mitsubishi Lancer Evo is Toast

Mitsubishi Lancer Evo: another one bites the dust. Yesterday, Automotive News reported that the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution (Evo) will be…