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2013 Ford Flex And Unnamed Lincolns To Offer Rear Inflatable Seat Belts

2013 Ford Flex And Unnamed Lincolns To Offer Rear Inflatable Seat Belts

Buoyed by the number of 2011 Ford Explorer buyers ordering rear inflatable seat belts, the automaker no doubt sees a marketing opportunity ahead – especially with families. Ford will offer rear inflatable seat belts on the 2013 Ford Flex and on some yet-to-be-named Lincoln vehicles arriving... read more

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2012 MINI John Cooper Works Coupe

2012 MINI Coupe, Focus Doug, Brooklyn's 'Gran Torino' Shooter: Today's Car News

The 2012 MINI Coupe is finally official, and comes with a $22,000 base price. [MotorAuthority] The numbers behind Ford's Focus Doug social media campaign have finally hit the... read more June 21, 2011 by  1


 
Toyota Prius Plug-In

What's The Best High-Gas-Mileage Car? #YouTellUs

Would you drive a Toyota Prius? What about a Ford Fiesta? Both cars are known for high gas mileage, and yet not every consumer wants one. Everyone has different needs when it... read more June 21, 2011 by 


 
Flat tire, by Flickr user Lissalou66

Spare Me Not: Some New Cars Leave You To Fix Your Own Flat

In recent years, run-flat tires have become increasingly common as standard equipment in new vehicles. In theory, they provide the security of letting you limp to a safe... read more June 20, 2011 by  1


 
Focus Doug

Focus Doug: Has The Campaign Been Successful? By The Numbers

It's been three months since we told you about Ford's Focus Doug social media campaign. We even got to use the term amazeballs in the post. Now that the campaign has had some... read more June 20, 2011 by 


 
Ryan Dunn

Jackass Star Ryan Dunn, Hybrid Popemobile, John McGee: Today's Car News

Jackass star Ryan Dunn died last night when his Porsche crashed. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. [MotorAuthority] John McGee, state senator for Idaho, has been... read more June 20, 2011 by  3


 
Chevy, Buick, and GMC 'Main Street in Motion' drive event, CitiField, NYC, June 2011

Chevy, Buick, GMC Get 'Butts In Seats' Via Stadium Drive Days

Let's say you're the largest U.S. automaker, and you have a little problem. You're building cars that get good reviews for features, fit, finish, and fuel economy, but half... read more June 20, 2011 by  7


 
McLaren F1

How Much Are You Willing To Pay For 200 MPH? #YouTellUs

The classic line from Ricky Bobby in the movie Talladega Nights is, "I wanna go fast!" That line embodies how many guys feel at an early age. But just much how does it cost... read more June 20, 2011 by 


 
2011 Ram 1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT Angular Front Exterior View

Pickup Vs SUV: Which Is The Safer Choice?

Recently we reported on a new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study that compares the relative safety of SUVs and passenger cars—and finds that SUVs are... read more June 19, 2011 by 


 
2011 Porsche 911 Black Edition

Can't-Miss, Last-Minute Father's Day Gift Ideas

Looking for a last-minute Father’s Day gift idea for a dad who may or may not love to drive? Do you have a dad who’s hard to shop for? While a 2011 Porsche 911... read more June 18, 2011 by 


 
Million Mile Joe and his 1990 Honda Accord. Image: Honda

Million Milers: Which New Car Would You Want For The Long Haul? #YouTellUs

Most people would never consider keeping their cars past 200,000 miles. After about 100,000 miles cars start needing work. Whether it is timing belts and water pumps, or... read more June 17, 2011 by 


 
2010 Dodge Caliber R/T

Dodge To Show Caliber Successor At 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Dodge hasn’t had a small car offering in their lineup since discontinuing Caliber production in 2010. There are plenty of 2011 Calibers leftover on dealer lots, but the... read more June 17, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Dodge Journey R/T

2011 Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler Vehicles Recalled For Steering Issue

Chrysler is recalling over 11,000 vehicles, from more than ten model lines, for a suspected safety flaw related to the steering. According to documents filed with the... read more June 16, 2011 by 


 
2011 Ford Mustang V-6. Photo: Anne Proffitt.

2012 Ford Mustang Sales Hampered By V-6 Availability

Ford could sell more 2012 Mustangs, if only they could produce more 3.7-liter V-6 engines. The Mustang is yielding sales ground to the new Camaro on a monthly basis, thanks... read more June 16, 2011 by 


 
2011 Chrysler 200 S

Recall Alert: 2011 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Vehicles

Chrysler is recalling some 11,351 model year 2011 vehicles to inspect and potentially repair a steering column pivot rivet. An incorrectly installed or missing rivet could... read more June 16, 2011 by  1


 
2010 Saab 9-5

2011 Saab 9-5: Top Safety Pick, Class-Leading Roof Rating

The 2011 Saab 9-5 might be relatively rare on U.S. highways, as it's been plagued by production issues related to Saab's financial difficulties and change of ownership. But... read more June 16, 2011 by  1


 
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