Month: November 2014

0 53  1 Comment on Poor Minivan Crash Test Results for Three Models
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Poor Minivan Crash Test Results for Three Models

IIHS assigns poor ratings to Nissan, Chrysler and Dodge models. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) recently put four…

0 44  0 Comment on NHTSA Tells Takata to Order a National Recall
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NHTSA Tells Takata to Order a National Recall

Airbag supplier Takata, a Japanese company, has been ordered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to expand its…

Like all gasoline-powered Jaguars, this one requires premium grade gasoline.
0 50  4 Comments on Gasoline Fuel Choices for Today’s Cars
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Gasoline Fuel Choices for Today’s Cars

Buy a new car, especially one that requires gasoline, and you may soon find that the grade of gasoline you…

0 116  9 Comments on Delivered: 2015 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4×4
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Delivered: 2015 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4×4

Sometimes the second time around is simply better. For instance, when you revisit what had been previously experienced the chances…

0 52  0 Comment on Mitsubishi Shows Radical Concept, Insists That They’ll Stay in the US
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Mitsubishi Shows Radical Concept, Insists That They’ll Stay in the US

Smallest Japanese manufacturer makes plans for the future. This just in: Mitsubishi says that it plans to stay in the…

0 61  4 Comments on Fiat 500X Marks the Spot
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Fiat 500X Marks the Spot

Third Fiat model arrives stateside next year. The Fiat brand is slowly taking hold in the US with two 500…

0 40  2 Comments on Jaguar F-TYPE: AWD and a Manual Transmission
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Jaguar F-TYPE: AWD and a Manual Transmission

Jag sports car receives important enhancements. If you want to be taken seriously as a high-performance sports car there are…

0 37  3 Comments on Volvo Intends to Stay, Thrive in the US
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Volvo Intends to Stay, Thrive in the US

At the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Routinely, automotive journalists and analysts look at the industry’s smaller players and posit…

0 47  3 Comments on Juked: 2016 Mazda CX-3
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Juked: 2016 Mazda CX-3

Finally, the Nissan Juke has some competition. Nissan Juke alternative: 2016 Mazda CX-3 The compact utility vehicle segment will soon…

0 32  3 Comments on Toyota Mirai: Fuel Cell Future Realized
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Toyota Mirai: Fuel Cell Future Realized

Toyota turns a new chapter in green driving. The 2016 Toyota Mirai is making its global debut at the Los…

0 142  5 Comments on Honda Debuts FCV Concept Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle
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Honda Debuts FCV Concept Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

Honda’s newest green car will debut in 2016. Honda’s next generation fuel cell electric vehicle. Just as Toyota revealed its…

0 51  2 Comments on Track Star: Cadillac ATS-V.R Race Car
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Track Star: Cadillac ATS-V.R Race Car

Cadillac Racing releases its latest model. Last week, in advance of the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show, General Motors released…

0 44  2 Comments on Audi A6, A7 Revealed Ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show
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Audi A6, A7 Revealed Ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show

First look at two refreshed Audi models. There once was a time that car manufacturers would keep new product tightly…

0 65  2 Comments on The Highly Unlikely Acura Minivan
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The Highly Unlikely Acura Minivan

No boxy people mover for Acura. An Acura minivan? Really?! It seems that prior to any major auto show —…

0 40  3 Comments on Auto Trends: Kia GT4 Stinger
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Auto Trends: Kia GT4 Stinger

Korea’s No. 2 car manufacturer asserts itself. That Kia lives in Hyundai’s shadow is understood. Kia is the other part…

0 76  0 Comment on Mitsubishi Draws Closer to the Renault-Nissan Alliance
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Mitsubishi Draws Closer to the Renault-Nissan Alliance

Lancer replacement likely coming from the alliance. Mitsubishi is discontinuing its Lancer as well as its heralded Lancer Evolution models,…

0 39  2 Comments on How to Scrap Your Rustbucket
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How to Scrap Your Rustbucket

Updated April 19, 2017. Remember the Cash for Clunkers program? Officially known as the Car Allowance Rebate System or CARS,…

0 61  2 Comments on 5 Reasons Why Volkswagen Fiat Chrysler Makes Sense
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5 Reasons Why Volkswagen Fiat Chrysler Makes Sense

Imagining Fiat Chrysler as part of the Volkswagen Collective. Speculation about a possible blockbuster Volkswagen Fiat Chrysler merger has come…

0 57  3 Comments on The Second Chance Chevrolet Volt
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The Second Chance Chevrolet Volt

Slow selling models rarely are given a second chance. When an automotive manufacturer has a dud on its hands, it…

0 43  1 Comment on Auto Trends: Cadillac XT5 (SRX)
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Auto Trends: Cadillac XT5 (SRX)

You heard that Cadillac’s naming convention is set to change again, right? Well, it will and the first model to…

0 38  1 Comment on Rocking October 2014 Auto Sales Lift Industry
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Rocking October 2014 Auto Sales Lift Industry

October 2014 sales remain in positive territory. The US auto industry continues to record strong sales even as the overall…

Ram 700 Pickup Truck
0 118  2 Comments on Not US Bound: Ram 700 Pickup Truck
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Not US Bound: Ram 700 Pickup Truck

Diminutive truck enhances Ram’s Mexican product line. Considering that car manufacturers may push for product unity across different markets, the…