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Lexus Goes Off-Road Racing

Lexus Goes Off-Road Racing

  Lexus has certainly proven its racing prowess in the Grand Am Series powering Chip Ganassi’s team to victory in the 2011 24 Hours of Daytona in January. Now the auto manufacturer announced that it will be the primary sponsor for an off-road racing team that campaigns one of its LX 570... read more

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2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Honesty On The Road Comes With A Pricetag

I can’t figure it out. Is the story on Syracuse.com about the inefficiency of a government bureaucracy or about honesty going wrong – the no good deed goes... read more September 21, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0

Top Five Ford Mustang Commercials

Closing in on its fiftieth anniversary, the Ford Mustang has seen many improvements, including more power, better handling, advanced safety features and improved fuel... read more August 3, 2010 by  6


 
2002 Oldsmobile Intrigue GX

Should I Buy A Car From A Dead Brand?

Their names are the road kill of the recession--HUMMER, Pontiac, Saturn, Mercury and Oldsmobile. Does their purchase represent opportunity or pitfall? After all, they have... read more July 15, 2010 by  6


 
Wrecked Toyota Prius owned by Elizabeth James, photo by Ted James, from Houston Press

Drivers At Fault In So-Called Sudden Acceleration Toyotas, NHTSA Says

Despite ominous news reports of cars careening out of control, there's no substitute for data. And now it looks like many reported cases of so-called "sudden acceleration" in... read more July 13, 2010 by  10


 
Dealer

Help! Doug: Why Aren't "Too Good To Be True" Ads Illegal?

Q. The car dealer's TV ad promised $4,500 for anything I could "push, pull or drag" in. I made the trip, but it was "Too Good To Be True" and would've had to buy one of the... read more June 29, 2010 by  0


 
Consumer Reports rates the Subaru Legacy

Help! Doug: Why The Discrepancy Of Subaru Engine Ratings By Consumer Reports?

Question: The April 2010 Consumer Reports' "Annual Auto Issue" gives the 2004 Subaru Legacy's four-cylinder engines the worst possible rating. I read this, but still had a... read more May 25, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Shelby GT500

Ford Mustang Timeline: The Good, The Bad, and The Muscly

The Ford Mustang is one of a handful of cars rightfully called icons. Since its first spin on a car-show turntable at the World's Fair in 1964, it's been the auto industry's... read more March 10, 2010 by  4


 
2009 Saturn Aura

2005-2010 Saturn Models Added To GM Certified Used Roster

General Motors has just added Saturn models from the 2005 through 2010 model years to its Certified Used Vehicles program. Although the brand is no more, and most Saturn... read more February 16, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Infiniti G37 Sedan

Infiniti May Add Front-Wheel Drive To Its Lineup

People buy luxury cars for a variety of reasons -- notably, the status, style, and comfort they provide. Performance is also important to many upscale buyers, and... read more January 25, 2010 by  5


 
Scott Brown

MA Senate Race Result Boosts Consumer Interest in GMC Canyon

Well, it's no strange thing for politics and election results to affect economic conditions and commerce in one way or another. In Massachusetts, however, the recent... read more January 23, 2010 by  0


 
Airbags

NHTSA Investigates Ford F-150 Airbag Malfunction

Toyota is not the only truck maker with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) poking around in their business (see earlier post HERE on the recent Toyota... read more January 22, 2010 by  3


 

Did Scott Brown Ride Pickup to Victory in Massachusetts?

Close observers of the all-important race to replace the late Sen. Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts may have noticed that a pickup truck was prominently involved in the campaign... read more January 19, 2010 by  0


 
2008 Hyundai Santa Fe FWD 4-door Auto SE Angular Rear Exterior View

DR. Gizmo Part IV

"Dr. Gizmo" By Phil Arendt Mechanical Problem Raises Engine Idle Speed Question 1 My 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe with a 6-cylinder engine has a high idle and the check engine light... read more January 3, 2010 by  0


 
General Motors' OnStar

Tech At Work: OnStar Saves Senator's Daughter's Car

Successfully applying technology in a car is harder than it sounds. Just look at the flack BMW has caught for its difficult iDrive system, or the only-recent entry of Lexus... read more December 4, 2009 by  2


 
2005 Buick Century Custom

Buick Revisited: Sometimes Your First True Love Is a Car

What is the car that most people lust after more than any other? Lamborghini? Ferrari? Cobra or Corvette? Well, for most car fanatics, the make and model that brings the... read more November 18, 2009 by  0


 
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