2011 Nissan Cube

2012 Honda Civic Rated “Least Toxic” Vehicle In New Study
2012 Honda Civic Rated “Least Toxic” Vehicle In New Study

There’s nothing like the smell of a brand-new car, right? Actually, that the “new car smell” is bad for your health and that of children and pets, as it is composed of chemicals coming off the steering wheel, seats, armrests and dashboard. A new study of toxic chemicals in new...Read More»

VW Bulli Concept from Volkswagen Group of America
Volkswagen Bulli Concept Headed For Production?

Rumors often have some basis of truth to them, so it’s probably fair to say that reports that Volkswagen will build the Bulli Concept in Mexico in 2013 as a 2014 model may be pretty close to home. Home being Germany, that is, where the automaker is headquartered. Across the channel, Autocar...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
Are Americans Too Fat Because We Eat And Drive?

In the realm of the only-partially ridiculous, FamilyCarGuide came across a story in Fast Company to the effect that we can blame driving for why we’re fat in America. Really? You mean I – along with mega-millions of other drivers on the road – have to curtail our Starbucks lattes...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 Nissan Cube
Video: How Nissan Checks Japanese-Made Cars For Radiation

The ongoing crisis in Japan has some consumers wondering if it’s still safe to purchase vehicles built in Japan. Nissan wants you to know the answer is a resounding “yes”, and has even posted a video to YouTube demonstrating the procedure for testing automobiles prior to shipment...Read More»

VW Bulli Concept, from Volkswagen AG
Volkswagen's U.S. CEO Pushes For Bulli Concept Production

Jonathan Browning, president and CEO of Volkswagen of America, has the Bulli microbus concept at the very top of his “unfunded projects he’d like to see in production” list. Shown at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, VW’s Bulli combines styling elements from the 1950s VW...Read More»

Vintage Valentine
For Valentine's Day: 5 Cars That Say 'I Love You', 5 That Say 'I Love You Not'

When a Roman priest was beheaded some 1741 years ago, no one could've predicted that his life would eventually be celebrated with mass-produced greeting cards and Whitman's Samplers -- and yet, here we are. Like Mother's Day and Father's Day, Valentine's Day has become another occasion to spend...Read More»

2011 Nissan Cube
2011 Nissan Cube Starts From $14,290

The Cube, no longer the quirkiest vehicle in Nissan's lineup thanks to the arrival of the Juke, gets a minor tech update and a similarly-sized price bump for the 2011 model year. Along with the changes comes a revision to the combined EPA fuel economy rating, raising it from 28 to 29 mpg for...Read More»

2009 Nissan Cube 5dr Wagon CVT S Angular Front Exterior View
Nissan Cube Recalled For Lack Of 'Fuel System Integrity'

Nissan is recalling approximately 46,000 Nissan Cubes from the 2009 and 2010 model years. According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles suffer from a fuel system flaw that could result in increased chance of fire during a collision. Specifically, the...Read More»

Nissan NV200 Van
Nissan NV200 7-Passenger Van For Geneva Debut

Nissan wants you to know it's prepped for a global launch of its NV200 van (though no North American plans at present). It's a versatile little van that can be configured to deliver masses of fish to the market or carry up to seven passengers, and it makes its debut at the Geneva Motor Show on...Read More»

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