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Archive: April 2010

2010 Honda Civic Hybrid 4-door Sedan L4 CVT Instrument Cluster

Road Test: 2010 Honda Civic Hybrid Is An Intelligent Hauler

The 2010 Honda Civic Hybrid is the gas/electric vehicle for people who don’t want to call attention to their eco-consciousness or desire to save money on gas. It is also for people who don’t necessarily revel in being able to sneak up on people in parking lots in silent electric mode all the...

April 30, 2010 by 
2010 Lincoln MKX

Frugal Shopper: Hot New-Car Deals Won't Go Out With April

It's the end of the month, and what does that mean? Well, it could mean it's time to close the deal on a new vehicle. Recently we reported that toward the end of the month... read more April 30, 2010 by  2

2010 Suzuki Kizashi

Suzuki Gives You Gas (In A Good Way)

Suzuki is in a pinch. Thanks to quirky (read: not so attractive) styling, iffy product quality, fuzzy brand image, and a small American network of dealerships, Suzuki hasn't... read more April 30, 2010 by  4

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

Your New Car May Soon Cost $9 More So NHTSA Can Do Its Job

Remember back to last fall, when the whole Toyota recall mess started to unfold? And do you recall that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration horrified many... read more April 30, 2010 by  9

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Revs Up The Social Web, But He Knows When To Hit The Brakes

There are a lot of misconceptions about social media. For example, we -- meaning a general We, the People -- often assume that everyone under 40 uses Facebook, and that they... read more April 30, 2010 by  0

2010 Mazda Mazda5

Best Five Vehicles With Third-Row Seating For Under $25k

Need a few more seating spaces but have some challenging budget constraints? Pick your vehicle carefully, and you won't have pay much more at all. For under $30k there are... read more April 30, 2010 by  5

2011 Ford Super Duty

More Good News For Ford

If you work for Ford, then you probably spend a lot of time smiling. In fact, some days you might seem absolutely giddy, especially since Ford recently posted a $2.1 billion... read more April 30, 2010 by  0

2010 Honda Accord Crosstour 2WD 5dr EX Engine

The Importance Of An Oil Change

It’s there dominating the “to do” list and procrastinating only makes it worse. It’s the car’s oil change. Was that reminder sticker on the windshield purposely put... read more April 29, 2010 by  0

2010 Ford F-150 2WD SuperCrew 145" XLT Front Seats

Georgia Pickup Drivers To Lose Seat Belt Exemption

Whatcha need that seat belt fer, anyway? Yer jus' drivin' over t'other field. That's the logic that has held Georgia's pickup truck seat belt law in a state of stagnation for... read more April 29, 2010 by  1

2010 Lexus GX 460

News: Sales of 2010 Lexus GX 460 Resume

A little more than a week after recalling 2010 Lexus GX 460 SUVs due to a rollover risked caused by a stability control system that appeared to be too slow to engage, Toyota... read more April 29, 2010 by  0

2010 Nissan Altima

Road Test: 2010 Nissan Altima Is Sexy, Frugal Family Transport

When you are out shopping for an inexpensive mainstream family sedan you sure have plenty of choices ranging from the Camry to the new Sonata to the Accord to the Fusion to... read more April 29, 2010 by  0

202 Chrysler Sebring Convertible

News: Chrysler Will Replace Sebring With Nassau

Chrysler's Sebring mid-size sedan has been the object of much derision by the automotive press over the past few years, and as the company reorganizes its product portfolio... read more April 29, 2010 by  0

Brilliance BS6 crash test, before modifications, 2007

BMW's Chinese Partner Isn't So Brilliant, Pulls Out Of Europe

Yes, China is on track to become the world's largest single car market. And yes, one or more native Chinese carmakers will likely become fully competitive in the global... read more April 29, 2010 by  1

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0

Backwards Day: Ford Uses Social Media To Get Viewers Excited About Trad Media

This is all we got: "Be one of the first to view the new 2011 Mustang commercials showing on American Idol tonight!" It came from the Ford Mustang... read more April 29, 2010 by  0

Volvo on pothole - flickr user comedy_nose

Money Pit: Potholes, Poor Roads Cost Motorists $335 Per Year

Think those deep potholes and frost heaves along the commute—and all the rattles and squeaks they elicit from your car—are costing you big in extra repairs and vehicle... read more April 29, 2010 by  2

2011 Jaguar XJ

2011 Jaguar XJ: TheCarConnection's Live Drive

The 2011 Jaguar XJ arrives at dealers in a few weeks--but today High Gear Media will be behind the wheel to drive the new luxury sedan, live from Hollywood. The basics on the... read more April 29, 2010 by  0



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