2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

GM Recalls 2011 Chevrolet Cruze For Steering, Shifter Issues
GM Recalls 2011 Chevrolet Cruze For Steering, Shifter Issues

General Motors [NYSE: GM] is recalling nearly all of its 2011 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan models built to date for two potential issues both related to vehicle assembly. According to the automaker, in about 154,000 Cruze models, the intermediate steering shaft covers need to be inspected for...Read More»

2012 Kia Soul
Great Family Cars With Great Gas Mileage--For Under $25,000

With gas prices hovering in the mid- to high-$4-per-gallon territory in many parts of the country, consumers looking for more fuel-efficient cars for family members that don’t break the bank have some excellent choices. These eight fuel-sipping new cars all check in with a base price of less...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
Cruze-ing To Vegas: Unique Chevy Twist In Connection With Billboard’s Battle Of The Bands

Recognize names like Grynch, Traphik, Butcher Bear and Charlie, Lightning Love, Decoder and The Cinnamon Fuzz? They’re just six of 18 unsigned bands selected by Billboard to compete for the final six spots in the 2011 Battle of the Bands. Chevrolet, long associated with Billboard, in the...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze
U.S. Driver Training Schools – Are They Really That Bad?

When I spotted the press release from Mercedes-Benz about them launching a teen driving academy in the U.S. later this year – and then read Marty Padgett’s blog about it in FamilyCarGuide, I reminisced about my own experiences (way back when) taking driver’s training in high...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco Quick Drive and Live Photos
Finding The Right Car For Your Teen Driver

Everyone has to start driving sometime, and when it’s your teen that’s begging for wheels you need to be prepared with a solid strategy for finding the right car for your new driver. Okay, so some teens have been driving safely for a while and now you’ve determined that it makes...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Ten Gas-Saving Tips For Road Warriors (And Family Trips)

If concerns about rising fuel prices are getting you down, you’re not alone. Driving in America is all about personal freedom, and we’re not likely to give that up anytime soon. But higher prices at the pump are causing many to re-think how, when, and where they drive. On the other...Read More»

2011 Ford Fiesta
Best 2011 Affordable Small Cars for Six Footers

Six-foot drivers looking for an affordable small car that is also comfortable enough to accommodate their needs for head room and leg room have several good choices in these 2011 – and one 2012 -- models. And, should your passengers also be on the tallish side, some of these picks are equally...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze (Courtesy: GM)
GM Sales Up 70 Percent in February – Led by Cruze, Regal, Silverado HD, CTS

First out of the gate to report February sales, automaker General Motors said its year-over-year (February 2011 versus February 2010) retail sales are up 70 percent. That’s the company’s highest year-over-year gain ever. For those who are trying to figure out how long that is, the...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus Sedan and Hatchback
2012 Ford Focus: Looking Fab At 40 (MPG)

Photos and information on the redesigned 2012 Ford Focus aren’t news, but certification by the EPA of 40 mpg highway is. Specifically, Ford confirms EPA certification of the 2012 Ford Focus SE with SFE (Super Fuel Economy) package and six-speed automatic transmission at an estimated 28 mpg...Read More»

2010 Honda Civic GX natural-gas vehicle
2011 Greenest Vehicles List: A Baker’s Dozen of Diverse Cars

Think you know the greenest cars motoring down the road for 2011? You may be right in some of your picks, but a few others may surprise you. In its 14th annual environmental ratings, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) list of 2011 Greenest Vehicles is a mixed bag of...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze preview
Preview Drive: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Just a quick preview first drive of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze was enough to confirm that GM’s biggest challenge won’t be meeting or exceeding the competition, but sweeping away all those past perceptions of GM small cars. Among GM’s homegrown compacts, the Cavalier was always a step behind the...Read More»

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