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Archive: October 2011

 
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New Type Of Car Loan Designed To Give Buyers Peace Of Mind

A car loan is a fairly straightforward financial transaction; to buy a new car, you agree to pay a lending institution a monthly amount to cover the principal and interest over a set period of time. What isn’t simple is that some cars depreciate faster than others, which potentially changes...

October 31, 2011 by  2
 
2011 Saab 9-5

Saab Saved, BMW Recall, Range Rover Plug-In Diesel Hybrid: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the Chinese finally saved Saab while Sebastian Vettel wins the Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix. We drive the 2012 Toyota Camry and spot a Range Rover... read more October 31, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Honda Civic Si Coupe

Honda Civic Will Get A Speedy Facelift After Bad Reviews

Over its nearly 40-year run, the Honda Civic has become synonymous with reliability, affordability, and value. In fact, the Civic is so ubiquitous on American streets that... read more October 31, 2011 by  9


 
2011 Saab 9-5

Saab Starts A New Chapter, But How Long Will It Be?

On Friday of last week, struggling Swedish automaker Saab signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese partners Pang Da and Youngman. The MOU essentially sells Saab to... read more October 31, 2011 by  1


 
2011 BMW 7-Series

2008-2011 BMW 5-Series, 7-Series, X5, And X6 Recalled For Fire Hazard

BMW has issued a recall for 5-Series, 7-Series, X5, and X6 vehicles from the 2008 - 2011 model years. Some of those vehicles may suffer from a faulty water pump circuit... read more October 31, 2011 by  1


 
2011 BMW 5-Series Gran Turismo M Sport Package

2008-2011 BMW 5-Series, 7-Series, X5 And X6: Recall Alert

BMW is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain model year 2008-2011 5-Series, 5-Series Gran Turismo, 7-Series, X5, and X6 vehicles equipped with eight- or... read more October 31, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Mazda MAZDA5

2012 Mazda5 Driven: As Thrifty And Fun As Three Rows Can Be

For most shoppers, the decision to get a third row of seats—to seat six or more when needed—is one that's going to involve some sacrifice, both in terms of the... read more October 28, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

2011-2012 Volvo S60, 2006-2012 Volvo C70: Recall Alert

Volvo is recalling certain 2011-2012 S60 sedan and 2006-2012 C70 convertible models due to a misprinted label that could lead to improper tire inflation on cars equipped with... read more October 28, 2011 by  0


 
1980 Comuta-Car. Photo by Chad Conway

2012 BMW 1-Series, Saab Saved, Bob Beaumont Dead: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Ford Fusion and BMW 1-Series. The creator of the 1970s CitiCar Electric Car passes away, and Porsche designs a BlackBerry. All... read more October 28, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Volvo S60 R-Design

Volvo Recalls 2006-2012 C70 And 2011-2012 S60

Volvo has issued a recall for C70 vehicles from the 2006 - 2012 model years, as well as S60s from 2011 and 2012. The problem: faulty information contained within the... read more October 28, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Saab 9-5

Saab Sold To Chinese Investors, But Will Beijing Approve?

The strange saga of Saab has taken another hairpin turn this morning: in a short post to its website, Saab says that Chinese firms Pang Da and Youngman will now purchase 100%... read more October 28, 2011 by  2


 
Ford MyKey Message Center-- System Active

Ford MyKey Now To Allow Parents To Block Teen Calls/Texts

This was more or less bound to happen, given all the high-profile awareness campaigns about distracted driving and teens being the riskiest group of drivers engaging in... read more October 27, 2011 by  1


 
2013 Audi A4 sedan

Toyota FT-86 Leaked, 2013 Audi A4, 2015 Tesla Roadster: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, the production Toyota FT-86 leaks out while Audi releases details surround the refreshed 2013 A4 lineup. Toyota sees production delays due to... read more October 27, 2011 by  1


 
Suzuki Swift Sport

Suzuki Bails On Major Auto Shows In Los Angeles & Detroit

Suzuki fans, we have bad news: if you were hoping to glimpse your favorite automaker's newest rides at the upcoming Los Angeles and Detroit auto shows, you're in for some... read more October 27, 2011 by  2


 

Toyota Suspends U.S. Production Due To Floods In Thailand

The floods ravaging Thailand have been back-page news in much of the U.S., but as the water continues to rise, it may finally saturate the headlines. The latest news is that... read more October 27, 2011 by  0


 
Ford MyKey Message Center-- System Active

Ford's MyKey To Feature Inbound Call And Text Blocking

If you’re the parent of a new driver, Ford’s MyKey lets you set up the family car to be more teen-driver friendly. MyKey lets you limit top speed, deactivate the... read more October 27, 2011 by  1


 
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