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GM Lab Explosion, Lexus Supercar, Lambda Recall: Today's Car News

GM Lab Explosion, Lexus Supercar, Lambda Recall: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Lotus posted a rant on Facebook and we learned the cause of the explosion in GM's battery laboratory. We spied the 2014 Maserati Quattroporte and GM recalled the Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car... read more

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2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 Volkswagen Passat, Routan: Recall Alert

Volkswagen is conducting two voluntary safety recalls involving small numbers of the 2012 Volkswagen Passat mid-size sedan and the Routan minivan. 2012 Volkswagen Passat... read more April 11, 2012 by 0


 
Ford Driving Skills For Life

Ford’s Driving Skills For Life Trains Teens To Become Safer Drivers

With high school proms and graduation coming up, parents are likely to relax the rules and give their teens more latitude and driving privileges. Yet the fact is that a... read more April 10, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Toyota Prius V

Study: Only About 1 In 3 Hybrid Owners Wants Another Hybrid

With gas prices hovering just under $4 a gallon and fuel-efficient cars selling as fast as Suzanne Collins novels, you'd think that demand for hybrids would be through the... read more April 10, 2012 by 2


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 Volkswagen Passat & Routan Recalled

Volkswagen fans, we have good news and bad news. The bad news is that Volkswagen has issued a recall for two of its 2012 models -- the Passat and the Routan. The good news is... read more April 10, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

Six-Month Road Test Hyundai Veloster: The First Cut Is The Deepest

It's something every new car owner hates: the first scratch. Whether it be on the paint, wheels, glass, or interior, it doesn't matter. The moment your new baby is no longer... read more April 9, 2012 by 8


 
2012 Ford Focus Five-Door

2012 Ford Focus Recalled For Windshield Wiper Problem

Ford is recalling over 140,000 Focus vehicles from the 2012 model year. The recall stems from a problem that could affect the functionality of one of the car's windshield... read more April 9, 2012 by 1


 
2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus: Recall Alert

Ford is recalling certain 2012 model year Ford Focus compact cars over potentially faulty windshield wipers. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... read more April 8, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Chrysler Town & Country

2012 Chrysler Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan: Recall Alert

Chrysler is recalling certain 2012 model year Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans over concerns about a defect that may cause the right rear wheels... read more April 7, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Ford Explorer

Ford Wins Most Family-Friendly Brand In 2012 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards

The headline is a dead giveaway, but for Ford, winning the top honors as the Most Family-Friendly brand in the 2012 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Awards is a pretty big deal... read more April 7, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Jeep Compass

2012 Jeep Compass, Patriot: Recall Alert

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs over concerns about potentially faulty fuel tank valves. A notice on... read more April 6, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster: Six-Month Road Test

2012 Hyundai Veloster: TheCarConnection's Six-Month Road Test

Truth be told, we already like the 2012 Hyundai Veloster—so much that when our High Gear Media editorial team decided to start doing long-term vehicle tests, the... read more April 6, 2012 by 6


 
2012 Jeep Patriot

2012 Jeep Compass, Patriot Recalled For Fuel Tank Flaw

Chrysler has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot. The issue? A flaw in the fuel tank, which could be serious trouble in the event of an... read more April 6, 2012 by 0


 
Ford's Drive One 4 UR School program

Ford & Its Dealers Aim To Raise $1 Million For High Schools

Automotive advertising is big business -- in fact, no one burns through quite as many marketing dollars as car companies do. Add on the amounts spent by individual... read more April 5, 2012 by 0


 
2012 Chevrolet Sonic

Car Sales Surge: Who's Buying & What Are They Getting?

Yesterday, we reported that sales for most automakers hit record levels in March. (Honda was the notable exception, its slipping figures due in part to the underwhelming 2012... read more April 4, 2012 by 1


 
Garmin's first in-car infotainment system comes to Suzuki vehicles

Could The Suzuki & Garmin Marriage Save Them Both?

Garmin has announced an intriguing partnership with Suzuki that will put Garmin infotainment systems in the dashboards of most 2013 Suzuki models. But will that be enough to... read more April 3, 2012 by 1


 

 
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