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7 Worst Cars To Gift Anyone, For Any Reason

7 Worst Cars To Gift Anyone, For Any Reason

We are finally at the season of giving once again. A time to reflect on the things we wish we had, then again, it can also be a time for thinking about the things you are thankful you don't have. Funny thing about gifts, most are given with good intentions. Sadly, not all gifts can be a blessing... read more

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2009 Kia Borrego LX

Hyundai-Kia Shares G20 Spotlight

While world leaders at the G20 summit are discussing the value of Chinese currency and other wide-ranging global banking issues, somewhere in Seoul, South Korea, there will... read more November 11, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford Fiesta IIHS crash tests

IIHS: Some Replacement Bumpers Protect Like Originals, Others Don't

Aftermarket repair parts are almost always much cheaper than original-equipment (OEM) parts, so if you're in a minor fender-bender, going with a budget replacement... read more November 3, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Chevrolet Impala

2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala in Recall

The 2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala is being recalled for an issue with seat belts. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has posted the recall on its Web... read more October 15, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Avalon

Toyota Acceleration Claims Down, But Allstate Launches Suit

Toyota earlier this week provided an update on progress regarding its accelerator-related recalls, and it's now more confidently pushing back on assertions that the... read more October 5, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Mind Tricks, Reality Distortion, and Other Car Sales Tactics

My son's totally-optioned-out 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI was declared a total loss by State Farm. A "Total Loss Specialist" called me and said, if we'd sign this and that... read more September 19, 2010 by  0


 
Screencap from GMC's 'Never Say Never' contest

Contest: GMC Wants To Send You To Super Bowl XLV -- In A 2011 GMC Sierra Denali

Football fans: GMC has your number. The roughest and ruggedest member of the General Motors family recently launched a new contest that will give 17 folks a trip to Super... read more September 14, 2010 by  11


 
2009 Pontiac Vibe 4-door HB GT FWD Angular Front Exterior View

Toyota Recall Affects GM's Pontiac Vibe: Part II

Yesterday we learned that a recent recall of 1.1 million Toyota Matrix and Corolla models will also affect 160,000 Pontiac Vibes. The recall is related to stalling and rough... read more August 30, 2010 by  0


 
2004 Pontiac Vibe

Toyota Recall Affects GM's Pontiac Vibe: Part I

Toyota recently announced a voluntary recall of 1.1 million Corolla and Matrix models. Model years affected were 2005 through 2008. 160 complaints relating stalling and rough... read more August 30, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Volkswagen Jetta TDI: Feds Look Into Potential Stalling Issue

Experienced any unexpected stalling in a late-model Jetta TDI? You might have information that's useful to Volkswagen, or to the federal government's National Highway Traffic... read more August 30, 2010 by  2


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan S

Today in Car News: Economics 101, Stalling Jettas, and Diesels

Auto sales may have helped consumer spending in July, but were a small bright spot in some pretty dim economic news. [Detroit Free Press] What car would you lose your job... read more August 30, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Toyota Corolla

Today at High Gear Media: Recalls, Drunk Driving, and Charger

Toyota's latest recall involves more than a million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks. It's been long in the works--and Toyota says it's a "voluntary service action."... read more August 26, 2010 by  0


 
2009 Pontiac Vibe

Review: the 2010 Pontiac Vibe

Besides the more angled windshield and the beefier wheel arches the Pontiac Vibe hasn't changed from the previous model.  There really isn't anything that stands out on... read more August 18, 2010 by  0


 
2009 MAZDA3

Mazda Recalls 2007-2009 Mazda 3 And 5 Models

Mazda has announced a recall of almost 200,000 cars due to a problem with the steering. A defect in the power-steering systems of 2007-2009 Mazda 3 and Mazda 5 models could... read more August 18, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Chevrolet Traverse

Recall Alert: GM Recalls Nearly 250K Crossover SUVs

There's more recall news afoot, and this time it's General Motors in the news. The company has recalled 243,043 of its Lambda crossovers--Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse... read more August 17, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Chevrolet Traverse

Seatbelt Issue Prompts Recall Of GM Crossovers

General Motors is recalling several of its popular crossover utility vehicle models for a seatbelt issue. In short, it might result in a seatbelt that looks buckled sliding... read more August 17, 2010 by  9


 
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