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2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Debut
2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Debut

Every few years, Volkswagen executes the necessary changes and hopeful improvements on its Jetta model to keep the name going for years to come. In 2011, Volkswagen's latest Jetta will be released and with this newest edition comes its best enhancements yet. One of the most important factors when...Read More»

Car crash
Car Insurance: It's Funnier Than You Think

Hey everybody! Let's play anger-inducing, blood pressure-spiking word association. So when I say the word "insurance" what do you think of? Corporate pimps who wear suits, shaking you down for a monthly premium that really is a ripoff when you actually have to make a claim? You think of serious...Read More»

2009 Toyota Corolla 4-door Sedan Auto S (Natl) Tail Light
Prevailing In A Real Life Car Repair Dispute

Patrick and Vanessa Ryan figuratively raised their window and yelled at their insurance company: “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take this anymore!” But from the description of the extended repair as related at nj.com, it took a lot of persistence and perseverance to overcome multiple...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen Polo Sedan unveiled in Russia
New Volkswagen Polo Sedan: Built In Russia, For Russians

Russia is hard on cars. The cold weather, the large amount of salt used as a result of cold weather, and variety of street conditions wage a constant assualt on passenger vehicles. Volkswagen has fired back a salvo with the launch of the 2011 Volkswagen Polo Sedan, a car designed specifically for...Read More»

2006 HUMMER H1 Alpha
Man Versus Hummer (And A Brief History)

In 1985, AM General began production on the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), or Humvee. After the vehicle received considerable positive attention during the media’s coverage of the Gulf War, AM decided to launch a civilian version of the truck in 1992. The original Hummer, or...Read More»

2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder
Porsche Boxster - Greatest Ad Ever? Maybe

I came across this older Porsche Boxster ad recently and thought to myself, this ad summarizes in under two minutes what makes Porsche cars some of the most desirable on the planet. It's about desire, passion and the perfect product. Watch this ad and tell me you weren't taken with the wonderful...Read More»

2009 BMW M3
Help! My Check Engine Light Is On

If you own a reasonably late model vehicle, at some point you are going to experience the little yellow "check engine" light illuminating in your gauge cluster. Just as the book A Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy notes: “Don't Panic.” While possible, it’s highly unlikely your car is going to...Read More»

2003 Chrysler PT Turbo
How To Sell Your Car Online

There are more websites specializing in selling your car online sprouting up each day. Many are free. Some charge a fee. If you need to sell your vehicle quickly, where do you begin? As an former Internet manager for a major car dealer, I learned that unless you’re in a hurry or don't have to...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Routan
The Six Raunchiest Car Commercials Of All Time

Advertisers figured out a long time ago that sex sells--and through the years the car manufacturers have used that information to make some very…interesting commercials. Sometimes they send a good message and sometimes they ought to be hidden away in that special section of the video store, but...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara V6 AWD
2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara Is All About Improved Value

Suzuki’s 2010 Grand Vitara compact SUV is in a very crowded marketplace and needs to stand out to make its mark. To that end, Suzuki has gone to lengths to differentiate its offerings from those of its competition and did a mild facelift on the Grand Vitara last year that gives this machine a...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Tucson FWD 4-door I4 Auto Limited PZEV Angular Front Exterior View
2010 Hyundai Tucson Improved To Near Perfection

The 2010 Hyundai Tucson GLS compact crossover is one handsome machine, especially dressed in cotton white paint that shows off the explicitly curvaceous lines of its exterior. This is a redesigned model for the 2010 selling season and it’s so much nicer than the previous generation Tucson that...Read More»

2010 Acura RDX AWD 4-door Tech Pkg Trunk
2010 Acura RDX Tech - the Right SUV for These Times

There are so many options in choosing a crossover or pure sport utility vehicle these days. How on earth does anyone make a choice? While some folks think larger is better, I have found some smaller SUVs that do the job of carrying people and their belongings just as well as larger machines –...Read More»

seatbelt wearer
Ten Reasons To Buckle Your Seat Belts

1. You are less likely to lose your life in a car accident if you wear a seatbelt.When death draws near, the lesson that most walk away with is the value of day-to-day life. Risking the value of life by not clicking a seatbelt that has no disadvantages is simply mind boggling.

 2. Pavement and...Read More»

2010 Mazda CX-7 s Grand Touring
2010 Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring AWD: fun, sporty, economical crossover

The Mazda CX-7 is a sporty five-passenger vehicle that will haul nearly as much stuff as it does people. The CX-7 has decent cargo space, a comprehensive set of safety features and distinctive looks. It is designed to compete in the Crossover market with the Honda CR-V and Toyota RAV-4.  ...Read More»

2010 Dodge Dakota 2WD Crew Cab ST Side Exterior View
2010 Dodge Dakota Laramie Crew Cab 4X2: Biggest, most powerful midsize pickup

The Dodge Dakota is the perfect size pickup for many buyers who are looking for both function and economy. The Dakota Crew Cab is big enough to haul 6 adults and their gear and can tow up to 7,250 lbs. And the Dakota has sharp exterior styling to go along with the ability to be a work horse. The...Read More»

2010 Suzuki Kizashi
2010 Suzuki Kizashi GTS Review

I’ve never really liked convertibles, and still don’t. It’s just something about the looks, and the fact that it almost always ruins a good coupe. I have had this dislike for a long time; Mustangs should be coupes. The Corvette should be a coupe. The 911 should most definitely be a coupe, and...Read More»

2003 Jaguar X-TYPE 4-door Sedan 2.5L Auto Angular Front Exterior View
How To Use The Web To Find Your New Car

It wasn’t that long ago that buying a new car involved flicking through the classified section in your local paper or picking up an Autotrader, before making countless phone calls to garages that had already sold the cars, wrong numbers and kids who didn’t know when daddy would be home, but did...Read More»

2009 Dodge Nitro SE
2010 Dodge Nitro: 100 Percent Attitude On Wheels

Dodge has long been known as the granddaddy of Get 'er Done trucks and tough-as-nails vehicles. Heck, even the Dodge Avenger, Caliber, Challenger and Charger are not just cars they are carefully contrived steel, chrome and 100 percent attitude on wheels. So, its no wonder that Dodge has done it...Read More»

2010 Volvo XC90
Volvo Sale To China Final

Its taken 18 months, but the deal is finally complete. Volvo, that august producer of safe square boxes, was sold to China carmaker Geely in a move that will save both Volvo and Ford. The sale, which cost $1.8 billion, will have a bevy of financiers including banks from China, the US and Europe...Read More»

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