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2012 Tesla Model S Deliveries, 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Priced: Car News Headlines
2012 Tesla Model S Deliveries, 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Priced: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Tesla is going to deliver the first 2012 Model S sedan today and E15 gasoline has been approved. We compared the Nissan Altima against the Volkswagen Passat while Chevrolet priced the 2013 Malibu. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima 2.5SL
2013 Nissan Altima: First Drive

It's been twenty years since Nissan decided the old Stanza nameplate had had enough, and brought out the Altima as its new standard-bearer in the mid-size family-sedan segment. What a difference those decades make: not only has the Altima swelled in size along with the other four-doors in its...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Sedan: $21,500, Available For Pre-Order Now

The new 2013 Nissan Altima made its debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show, but it won't arrive at dealerships until July. If you'd rather get your Altima ready for delivery now, however, you can, with Nissan's Altima pre-order site. Starting at $21,500, the 2013 Altima comes in four basic trim lines...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima: Walkaround Video

When the final tally was counted for 2011, the Toyota Camry still held on to the title of best-selling passenger car. In a surprising second place? Not the perennial number-two Honda Accord--but instead, in its place, the Nissan Altima. The Altima's been selling exceptionally well in this...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Preview: 2012 New York Auto Show

Having whet consumer appetite with a series of teaser videos, Nissan showed off the real deal today when it unveiled the all-new, fifth-generation 2013 Altima mid-size family sedan at the 2012 New York Auto Show. Our sister publication MotorAuthority has complete details, but here we’ll point...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima
2013 Nissan Altima Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

The 2013 Nissan Altima lands in showrooms later this year, preceding a handful of other new Nissans--five in all due in the next 15 months--and landing in the thick of a sales surge that's put it second only to the Toyota Camry among mid-size sedans. Carefully revised but not radically different...Read More»

2012 Nissan Altima
2012 Nissan Altima, Versa: Recall Alert

Nissan is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2012 model year Altima mid-size sedans and Versa subcompact cars over concerns about a side curtain airbag defect. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potentially affected units at...Read More»

Xtronic CVT, 6th generation  -  for 2013 Nissan Altima
First Drive: New CVT For 2013 Nissan Altima

For most new-car shoppers, continuously variable automatic transmissions (CVTs) make a lot of sense. They’re smooth and fuel-efficient; they help get the most acceleration out of engines; and they allow low-rpm cruising. Compared to conventional automatics, they’re also less expensive...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Car
Today In Distracted Driving: Man Shoots Self In Both Legs

Whether you’re in favor of gun control or opposed to it, we can probably agree on one point: keeping a loaded and unsecured handgun in your car is a less-than-good idea. A 23-year-old Tennessee man found this out the hard way, when he shot himself though both legs with a revolver kept under...Read More»

2011 Nissan Altima sedan
2011-2012 Nissan Altima: Recall Alert

Nissan is recalling some 2011-2012 Altima sedans over concerns that a front suspension bolt may have been improperly tightened. According to the Detroit News, the recall involves some 20,000 Altimas. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Web site says the recall...Read More»

2007 Nissan Altima
NHTSA Investigates Nissan Altima Brake System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into reports that master cylinder assemblies on some 2007 and 2008 Altima models may leak brake fluid, prompting a dashboard warning light and an eventual reduction in braking ability. The investigation stems from 20 consumer complaints...Read More»

2007 Nissan Altima
2007 - 2008 Nissan Altima In Airbag Safety Probe

The 2007-2008 Nissan Altima sedan is the subject of a safety probe at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The federal agency is investigating whether a braking problem can lead to a loss of all braking ability in the popular family sedan. The NHTSA is studying some 440,000...Read More»

2010 Nissan Altima
Would You Buy A Previous Rental Car?

As a car salesman in a former life, a third of my pre-owned customers refused to consider a car that had been a rental in a former life. They envisioned drivers abusing the car in ways I couldn’t even imagine. What they failed to realize is many rental cars are driven by busy executives...Read More»

2008 Nissan Altima 4-door Sedan I4 CVT S Side Exterior View
Police Trace Airbag Theft With DNA

Besides edgy styling and performance, the Nissan brand is known for something else--vulnerability to airbag theft. So much so, that the aftermarket is retailing Nissan airbag anti-theft bolts similar to those used on custom wheels. AAA Mid-Atlantic called the theft of airbags the third most common...Read More»

2011 Nissan Altima sedan
Consumer Reports’ 2011 Top Picks: Good Value In Affordable Style

It’s always fun to see top 10 lists, including the annual one from Consumer Reports ranking the best vehicles in 10 categories. This year, Consumer Reports’ 2011 Top Picks demonstrate one point very clearly: there’s plenty of good value, affordable vehicles available with plenty...Read More»

2011 Honda Accord Sedan 4-door I4 Auto LX Angular Front Exterior View
2011 Honda Accord LX Versus Nissan Altima S: Safety Features

Let’s compare a few basics before we get to the safety features of these highly-rate sedans. Even though the Honda Accord is larger than the Nissan Altima, the Accord gets slightly better gas mileage on the highway: 34 mpg compared to the Altima’s 32 mpg. They have the same EPA rating...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z 3dr CVT EX w/Navi Side Exterior View
The EPA's Top 10 Fuel-Efficient Cars (And Some for the Family)

Sometimes, you need to replace the family car. Saving money on gas is certainly one consideration that comes into play. There's more advice available to you now, as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its list of the most fuel-efficient cars. It's always a good idea to save money...Read More»

Nissan Fuga Hybrid
Nissan Launches New Fuga Hybrid Sedan in Japan

Nissan is introducing a new hybrid sedan for sale in Japan. The Nissan Fuga Hybrid is a full-size luxury sedan, not a mid-size, mid-price like the Nissan Altima Hybrid. The Fuga Hybrid goes on sale in Japan in November 2010, and is due to arrive arrive in North America in 2011 as a 2012 model...Read More»

2009 MINI Cooper
Best 2011 Sporty Cars Under $25,000 - Part One

If you can’t afford a high-performance sports car – or don’t want to lay out all the bucks – but still want a daily driver that affords maximum sporty driving dynamics, don’t fret. There are a number of sporty cars available for the 2011 model year that are not only...Read More»

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