Month: June 2015

 0 Comment on Fiat Chrysler Product Delays Mount
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Fiat Chrysler Product Delays Mount

Product delays will keep several Jeep, Ram, Dodge and Chrysler products from reaching showrooms when originally planned. FCA is pouring…

 1 Comment on Lotus Announces New Models, Plans US Return
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Lotus Announces New Models, Plans US Return

Lotus Cars says that it is moving its US operation and is readying the Evora 400 for the US market….

 3 Comments on The Infiniti QX80 Goes to Washington
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The Infiniti QX80 Goes to Washington

When taking to the road, you need a reliable car. A meaningful bonus is any model that gets you there…

2016 Chevrolet Cruze
 1 Comment on Hatchback Chevrolet Cruze Set For US Introduction
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Hatchback Chevrolet Cruze Set For US Introduction

June 25, 2015: Corrected to include accurate details about the body styles the Cruze’s competitors offer in the US market….

 1 Comment on Yet More Jobs Follow Volkswagen to Tennessee
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Yet More Jobs Follow Volkswagen to Tennessee

University and industry researchers have examined the impact of Volkswagen’s operation on the Tennessee economy. They have concluded that the…

 3 Comments on Kia, Hyundai Star in 2015 J.D. Power Survey
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Kia, Hyundai Star in 2015 J.D. Power Survey

The Dodge Challenger is the top-ranked midsize sporty car. It wasn’t much more than a decade ago when Hyundai and…

 1 Comment on How to Transfer the Car Title of a Deceased Person
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How to Transfer the Car Title of a Deceased Person

Your Aunt Mabel has shuffled off the mortal coil and has gone on to her eternal reward. At the reading…

 1 Comment on Performance Beast: Range Rover Sport SUV
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Performance Beast: Range Rover Sport SUV

The second time around with any model often allows reviewers such as yours truly to savor a distinct perspective. That…

 1 Comment on Meticulous Product Changes Propel Honda
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Meticulous Product Changes Propel Honda

Help me Honda. For much of the first two decades of Honda’s US marketing thrust, the brand relied on just…

 1 Comment on Slot This Tiny Ford EcoSport SUV
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Slot This Tiny Ford EcoSport SUV

The Ford Escape is the smallest SUV sold in North America. In other markets, including India, the EcoSport serves the…

 2 Comments on Tiny Crossover Segment Poised to Explode
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Tiny Crossover Segment Poised to Explode

It wasn’t all that long ago when Nissan introduced its Juke crossover, what had some analysts scratching their heads in…

 2 Comments on Lincoln Continental: Standard Front-Wheel Drive
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Lincoln Continental: Standard Front-Wheel Drive

The 2017 Lincoln Continental will come with standard front-wheel drive. That fact was discovered by Auto Trends in May and…

 3 Comments on Chevrolet Silverado Z71: Top-End Pickup
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Chevrolet Silverado Z71: Top-End Pickup

Within the past year I’ve had the opportunity to drive six pickup trucks produced by General Motors: three Chevrolet models…

 1 Comment on Thin SUV Line is Hurting Hyundai
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Thin SUV Line is Hurting Hyundai

Hyundai’s weakest link is its line of utility vehicles. As other manufacturers have the right product in place, Hyundai finds…

 3 Comments on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: No Takers
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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: No Takers

The Fiat Chrysler merger drama continues. The current narrative has boss Sergio Marchionne asking activists to pressure GM to buy…

 1 Comment on GM Products Are Comprised of More American Parts Than Any Other Manufacturer
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GM Products Are Comprised of More American Parts Than Any Other Manufacturer

In the latest Kogod study, the Corvette Stringray slipped by several percentage points. The General Motors Company has taken its…

 3 Comments on Consumer Car Loans Reach Record Lengths
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Consumer Car Loans Reach Record Lengths

New car loan terms are longer than ever before. Earlier this month, Experian Automotive announced that the average length of…

 3 Comments on Buick Regal GS AWD: Accessible Opulence
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Buick Regal GS AWD: Accessible Opulence

The Buick brand is enjoying a not-so-quiet renaissance, one where its entire fleet has been overhauled in the space of…

 2 Comments on 7 Ways to Trim Car Insurance
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7 Ways to Trim Car Insurance

You may not have reviewed your car insurance until the day that you took delivery of a new car or…

 0 Comment on Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline Debuts
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Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline Debuts

Shell United States has developed a new premium fuel, claiming that it will extend engine life and increase efficiencies. The…

 7 Comments on Eight Key Facts About the 2016 Nissan Maxima
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Eight Key Facts About the 2016 Nissan Maxima

The full-size sedan segment is a modest one, but Nissan has committed the company to it as it introduces an…

 1 Comment on NADA Used Car Guide Heads to J.D. Power
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NADA Used Car Guide Heads to J.D. Power

A renowned publication is expected to move from NADA to J.D. Power early in the second half of 2015. The…