Month: February 2015

Efficient Turbo: 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco

Hyundai continues to expand its Sonata line. For 2015, six editions are available, including an all-new Eco model. The Sonata…

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Volkswagen Eos Finale Set

After a nine-year model run, Volkswagen has set an end date for its Eos hard-top convertible. Yet another convertible model…

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2015 Consumer Reports Annual Car Brand Report Cards

For three years running, Consumer Reports has issued its Annual Car Brand Report Cards. This publication reviewed 28 car brands…

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NHTSA Recall Action Targets Rental Car Companies and Used Car Dealers

Renting or buying a used car should mean that only safe and reliable vehicles are transacted. As the law currently…

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AutoPacific Forecasts Positive Auto Trends

US auto sales continue to grow and have started the year off strong. Across the board, analysts have been predicting…

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Journalist Survey: Social Media Participation

The methods journalists use to share content has changed remarkably, especially since the advent of social media. No longer can…

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Refreshed Toyota Avalon Set for 2016

The segment for traditional, large sedans is a small one, yet important to manufacturers nonetheless. For Toyota, the Avalon has…

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Multimatic to Build the Ford GT

The upcoming Ford GT super car was a closely guarded secret until its stunning reveal at an auto show in…

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Midlife Crisis or a Buying Opportunity?

What some men and women encounter as they approach the midpoint of their lives. For some, car buying satisfies their…

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Kia Trail’ster Concept Teases Chicago

The Kia Trail’ster Concept is for the hip hamster crowd and their human friends. This Kia Trail’ster is all set…

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Contractor Special: 2015 Ram ProMaster City

Over the past few years, the van market has been getting a much-needed makeover. You have seen the Mercedes-Benz (formerly…

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Will the New V-Series Change Perceptions About Cadillac?

Cadillac has an incessant image problem, one that has not been resolved by introducing a bevy of new models. Indeed,…

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On Sale Now: 2016 Acura ILX

New 2016 model year vehicles are beginning to trickle out and the Acura ILX is among them. This entry-level premium…

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Chevrolet Bolt Concept to Production Reality?

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this past Jan., General Motors took the wraps off of a…

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Hyundai Kia to Launch a Performance Line?

High profile BMW engineer beats feet to South Korea. Imagine a performance-spec Hyundai Genesis. If you mentioned 10 years ago…

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Turbo CUV: 2015 Audi Q5 TDI Quattro

Medium range crossover combines performance with efficiency. The recent arrival of an Audi Q5 TDI Quattro in my drive marked…

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Mitsubishi Cancels Galant Replacement Model

Will FCA come to the rescue? Pity Mitsubishi. The smallest of the six remaining Japanese car manufacturers has been dealt…

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Buick Avenir Teasing Continues

Avenir is French for “future,” what Buick fans hope is near. One of the stars of last month’s North American…

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Turbo Crossover: 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.0T Ultimate

Hyundai’s approach to the automotive market is an unusual one, as this Korean automaker serves a passel of mainstream and…

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Automotive Jobs: These Companies Are Hiring

One of my great pleasures as an automotive journalist is to point out the strength of the US auto industry….

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