Month: May 2014

Hauled It: 2014 Nissan NV200 Cargo Van

Driving the little van that could. Cars, trucks, utility vehicles and vans have come and gone, but there has been…

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Ford to Share Inflatable Safety Belt Love

Innovative seat belts provide enhanced crash protection. Nearly five years have passed since Auto Trends first shared news about Ford’s…

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Brembo Expands Michigan Plant, Seeks North American Leadership

Brembo seeks a boost in market share. If you are an automotive enthusiast, then you are familiar with the Brembo…

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Delayed: 2015 Honda Fit

The battlefield for small cars is an intense one with numerous compact and other small models available to entice first-time…

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Dangerous by Design: A Look at Pedestrian Fatalities

Pedestrian safety report points out problems, outlines solutions. As a driver, you are very much aware of what other drivers…

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Midsize Maven: 2014 Hyundai Sonata Limited

The Hyundai Sonata is not the best selling vehicle in the midsize segment. That honor belongs to the Toyota Camry….

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Happy Memorial Day! Except for the Stop-Sale Orders.

Stop Sale: No 2015 Cadillac Escalades can be sold until further notice. The Memorial Day weekend is fast approaching. It…

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Elio Motors: Production Delayed Until Late 2015

Lack of capitalization delays the Elio dream. Paul Elio has been busy lately promoting Elio Motors, a company he founded…

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Arrived: 2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell

Consumers interested in green vehicles will soon have access to yet another technology: fuel cell vehicles. Though the technology is…

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3 All-New Models for the Big Three in 2015

New 2015 models on the way. The Big Three automakers continue to fight back in a wide open US market….

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MRY Study Reveals That We Still Love Our Cars

And don’t touch our smartphones! American consumers are not about to give up their cars despite the rise in popularity…

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Trekking With a 2014 Audi Q7 TDI Quattro

Audi offers five crossover/wagon models and will soon add a sixth when the Q3 joins the line up later this…

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NHTSA Launches TireWise Safety Campaign

Tire safety and your car. Tire-related crashes contribute to more than 11,000 accidents and kill at least 200 people each…

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Swan Song: 2015 Cadillac CTS Coupe V-Series

Chiseled sport luxury coupe gets a proper send off. End of a production run: 2015 Cadillac CTS Coupe V-Series. Say…

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All Set: 2015 Volkswagen Golf Pricing

The Volkswagen Golf may not be the most profitable model in the VW arsenal, but it is the most popular…

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Let’s Build 100 Million Cars Per Year!

Ambitious automotive sales forecast: will it hold up?Following the Great Recession, global auto sales have rebounded and are in record…

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Behind the Wheel of a 2014 Infiniti QX60 AWD

Infiniti has changed its model naming convention by assigning a “Q” or a “QX” to precede the two-digit name for…

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California Hydrogen Refueling Network Receives Backing From Toyota

Hydrogen-powered cars are not some futuristic concept. Prototypes of these vehicles have been on the road for many years particularly…

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What You Need to Know About the Chevrolet Impala CNG

For the 2015 model year, the Chevrolet Impala will get a new model. No, it will not be a coupe…

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Fiat Chrysler Outlines Five-Year Strategy

Sweeping revamp and expansion of several product lines announced. Nearly five years have passed since Chrysler went bankrupt, restructured, and…

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