Month: April 2016

 1 Comment on The Rise and Fall of Mitsubishi
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The Rise and Fall of Mitsubishi

Partnerships, recalls, financial problems, and scandals…oh my! I wrote this article several days before leaving on a business trip, so…

 1 Comment on Ford Investment Gives Donald Trump Something to Crow About…or Not
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Ford Investment Gives Donald Trump Something to Crow About…or Not

Ford gears up to produce new 10-speed automatic transmissions. Earlier this week, the Ford Motor Company announced a $1.6 billion…

 4 Comments on The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze by the Numbers
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The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze by the Numbers

The second-generation Chevrolet Cruze is here. Hatchback and diesel variants soon follow. The Chevrolet Cruze is a compact car, released…

 1 Comment on New Lexus IS Makes Global Introduction at Beijing Motor Show
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New Lexus IS Makes Global Introduction at Beijing Motor Show

Refreshed Lexus IS debuts at Auto China 2016. Lexus’ entry in the compact luxury market is the IS, a vehicle…

 4 Comments on Right Now: Lease a Used Car
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Right Now: Lease a Used Car

Leasing deals on new cars can extend to used cars too. Soaring new car prices mean sticker shock is a…

 0 Comment on Honda Wins Earth Day Accolades for 3 New Green Models
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Honda Wins Earth Day Accolades for 3 New Green Models

Going green on Earth Day, Honda style. Automakers like to time important news with key events, including Earth Day which…

 1 Comment on Tesla Model X Quality Woes Amplified
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Tesla Model X Quality Woes Amplified

Tesla’s second full-production model encounters hiccups early in the rollout process. The sheen is off of the Tesla Model X….

 2 Comments on The 2017 Ford Escape by the Numbers
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The 2017 Ford Escape by the Numbers

Refreshed for 2017, the compact Ford Escape SUV remains a strong model in its segment. Mid-product cycle updates are supposed…

 3 Comments on Lexus: 1 Million Hybrid Vehicles Later
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Lexus: 1 Million Hybrid Vehicles Later

The Lexus brand is a hybrid leader, dominating the luxury segment and with plans to expand its offerings. Luxury manufacturers…

2017 Lincoln Continental.
 2 Comments on Lincoln Continental: Revived and Competitively Priced
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Lincoln Continental: Revived and Competitively Priced

Continental is back, the all-new flagship sedan for the Lincoln brand. The Ford Motor Company is sticking with its beleaguered…

Faraday Future
 2 Comments on Can You Dig It? Faraday Future Plots Course in Nevada
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Can You Dig It? Faraday Future Plots Course in Nevada

Upstart Chinese-backed electric vehicle maker breaks ground in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Faraday Future is an emerging US car manufacturing…

 2 Comments on How to Order a 2017 Ford GT Supercar
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How to Order a 2017 Ford GT Supercar

Ford GT ordering has begun and we’ll tell you how to snag one of these beauties! Ford’s all-new GT super…

 2 Comments on Buying a Car: Paperwork and Other Documentation
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Buying a Car: Paperwork and Other Documentation

When closing a deal on a new or used car, paperwork and other documentation must be submitted and completed before…

 0 Comment on It’s a Buyers Market for Small Car Shoppers
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It’s a Buyers Market for Small Car Shoppers

Some of the best deals are for small cars. You might have your eye on that small SUV, but if…

 1 Comment on Chevrolet Bolt Will Beat Tesla Model 3 to Market by at Least a Year
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Chevrolet Bolt Will Beat Tesla Model 3 to Market by at Least a Year

GM will have at least a year advantage to make a case for the Chevrolet Bolt. Will it be enough…

 2 Comments on Chrysler Pacifica Minivan Throws Down the Gauntlet
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Chrysler Pacifica Minivan Throws Down the Gauntlet

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica arrives this spring. If you thought the minivan segment was in its death throes, you…

 1 Comment on This Week: Spring 2016 Charlotte AutoFair
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This Week: Spring 2016 Charlotte AutoFair

The biannual Charlotte AutoFair returns this week, offering four jam-packed days of action for car lovers and thrill seekers alike….

 1 Comment on The Top 10 Fuel Efficient Cars of 2016
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The Top 10 Fuel Efficient Cars of 2016

What are the most fuel-efficient vehicles of 2016? Our list excludes electric and plug-in electric hybrid vehicles, and features 10…