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No Return: Man Takes Lemon Van On A Rampage, Trashes Six Cars

No Return: Man Takes Lemon Van On A Rampage, Trashes Six Cars

With anything involving car shopping and vehicles, if you're not on guard and a careful shopper, mistakes can be very expensive—and infuriating. So found a Salisbury, Massachusetts man earlier this week. His wife bought a van, then he took it to his mechanic, who found a host of... read more

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2011 Toyota Prius

Toyota To Offer AC Outlets On Prius, Starting In Japan

One lesson learned from the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan was this: hybrid or battery-powered vehicles can provide essential electricity in the event of a natural... read more July 20, 2011 by 1


 
2011 Scion iQ

2012 Scion iQ Gets Big Media Blitz

Scion’s soon-to-be-launched iQ minicar has the automaker branching into an entirely new segment of the of the automotive industry. Complicating things further, the... read more July 20, 2011 by 3


 
2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept

What Should The Next-Gen Corvette Be Like? #YouTellUs

The Chevrolet Corvette is an American icon, but it is finally ready for a refresh. Chevrolet has already told us that the next-generation Corvette (C7) is on the way soon... read more July 20, 2011 by 0


 
2009 Ford Ranger Sport

Ford Recalls Ranger, Excursion, E-Series, F-Series For Lighting Flaw

Ford Motor Company is issuing a recall for Ford Ranger trucks from the 2004 - 2011 model year. Also included in the recall are the 2002 - 2005 Ford Excursion and (so far as... read more July 20, 2011 by 1


 
2011 Volvo XC60

IIHS: Volvo's City Safety Cuts Low-Speed Car Accidents

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is giving praise to an anti-collision system developed by Volvo and used on their XC60 crossover. The IIHS found that... read more July 19, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Scion xB

All 2012 Scion Models To Get Bluetooth, HD Radio

Scion has the youngest buyer demographics of any brand. And for those younger drivers, the lack of Bluetooth in a new car is increasingly becoming a deal-breaker. So it... read more July 15, 2011 by 2


 
car2go Smart ForTwo Electric Drive at Pacific Beach

Car2go To Have North America’s First All-Electric Fleet In San Diego

San Diego residents and tourists looking for a quick trip to Pacific Beach, Balboa Park, Torrey Pines, the Gaslight District or other local attractions or destinations have a... read more July 15, 2011 by 0


 
Jeep JK-8 Independence pickup conversion package

You Still Can't Buy A Jeep Wrangler Pickup, But You Can Build One

If you were eyeing the Jeep JK-8 Pickup shown at this year’s Moab Jeep Safari with lust in your heart, we’ve got some good news for you. No, you can’t head... read more July 15, 2011 by 2


 
2011 Scion iQ

Is The iQ What Scion Needs? #YouTellUs

Cue up the Neil Diamond because the Scion iQ is finally coming to America. Arriving on the West Coast in October, the miniature Scion is set to do battle with the new Fiat... read more July 15, 2011 by 1


 
2011 Saab 9-4X

Sun For the Whole Family: Family Cars with Dual Sunroofs

Call them sunroofs or moonroofs, UltraView or Panorama, or even something else, when it comes to the best family cars with dual sunroofs, it’s not the name that matters... read more July 14, 2011 by 5


 
2011 Subaru Forester

Subaru’s Advice on Loading Your Car for Summer Road Trips

If the call of the open road is becoming a siren song in your brain, heading out on a summer road trip should get you to thinking: What’s the best way to load the... read more July 14, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

J.D. Power: Chinese Avoid Chinese Car Brands (But Love GM)

A couple of weeks ago, we mentioned a survey that showed Americans' growing dissatisfaction with domestic brands. On the other side of the Pacific, there's a similar story to... read more July 14, 2011 by 5


 
2012 Ford Focus Titanium hatchback, New York, July 2011

Is The Hatchback Suddenly Popular Again? #YouTellUs

When people think of family vehicles thoughts seem to turn to minivans and crossovers, but what about the hatchback? These versatile vehicles have more cargo room than sedans... read more July 13, 2011 by 1


 
2011 Ford Fiesta

Do Americans Want Hatchbacks Now? #YouTellUs

It wasn't long ago that Americans wanted nothing to do with hatchbacks. Now gas prices have spiked and Americans are starting to realize that hatchbacks have more versatility... read more July 13, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Ford Focus

Are Hatchbacks Making A Comeback? #YouTellUs

Just like station wagons, the hatchback seems to have a bad reputation in America. Carmakers have long thought the American car buyer doesn't like hatchbacks, but recent... read more July 13, 2011 by 3


 

 
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