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Chevrolet Aveo The Most Toxic New Car?
Chevrolet Aveo The Most Toxic New Car?

Do you avoid drinking out of clear plastic water bottles, using antiperspirants with aluminum, or cooking in non-stick pans? Use a water purifier and ionizer everywhere you go, always buy organic, mind your cold-water fish list, and have your tap water checked yearly? If so, we've found either a...Read More»

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Cash-For-Clunkers Reveals Weakness Among Detroit Brands

It's obvious from the comments on this site and others in the High Gear Media family that Cash-for-Clunkers remains a hot-button issue, and new data about the program is likely to fuel the fire: according to stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, most car buyers used...Read More»

2009 Toyota Corolla
The 2010 VW GTI Will Get You to Work on Time and In a Very Good Mood

Price: Starting at $25,000 Mileage: 24 city/31 highway The average person spends 9.2 days a year commuting to and from work. Take a moment to absorb that number and remember that this doesn't even take into account the poor souls we all hear about who spend something ridiculous like four hours a...Read More»

2009 Toyota Corolla
The Best Selling Cars of All Time

This is the defining list in automotive engineering history. It is a testament to what vehicle designs have worked over the years and which cars have remained the peoples choices over the decades. The fact that these automobiles make up this list should not really surprise anybody who has ever...Read More»

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Toyota To Wrap Up NUMMI Production By March 2010

Ever since General Motors announced plans to pull out of the NUMMI plant in Fremont, California, its partner in that venture -- Toyota -- has been evaluating what to do with its own operations there. There's been much speculation as to whether Toyota would continue production on a limited basis...Read More»

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12 Born-In-The-U.S.A. Fuel Sippers

Want American-made and fuel-efficient? A small car, too? You don't have many choices. Shoppers are valuing fuel efficiency more than before, especially now that they might be able to take advantage of a $4,500 Cash-for-Clunkers incentive. While there are plenty of stars-and-stripes-waving larger...Read More»

NUMMI plant in Fremont, California
NUMMI Heading To Orphanage After Toyota/GM Breakup

Just three days after we reported that Toyota Motor America chairman Yoshimi Inaba was exploring a variety of cost-saving measures for the company's U.S. unit comes word that Toyota's important NUMMI plant is likely set for closure. The factory (full name: "New United Motor Manufacturing Inc.") is...Read More»

2009 Hyundai Genesis
2009 Hyundai Genesis Drives To The Top Of J.D. Power's Heap

The good times for Hyundai keep on rolling: J.D. Power and Associates has given top marks in its Vehicle Launch Index to the 2009 Hyundai Genesis. The Index "quantifies how well new vehicle models -- including new entries to the market and all new redesigned models -- perform during the first eight...Read More»

2009 Toyota Corolla XRS
2010 Toyota Corolla And Matrix Get Standard Traction Control, VSC

Either the automotive calendar year has shrunk even further, or the folks at Toyota are overly eager for you to add to their bottom line by purchasing a 2010 Toyota Corolla or 2010 Toyota Matrix, both available starting late February. Regardless, you'll soon be able get newly standard traction...Read More»

2009 Toyota Corolla
America's New Darling: Toyota Corolla

Yesterday, when even the radical weenies over at HuffPo were making hay about auto sales in June, the big obvious story was a step beyond the "death of GM, Ford and Chrysler" crapfest. Yes, truck sales took another swan dive last month. HUMMER down nearly 60 percent? Check. The big story is the...Read More»

Toyota Recalls Half a Million Cars

Pay attention, Toyota drivers: a safety recall has been launched involving approximately 539,000 Corolla and Matrix vehicles in America. The recall applies to ’03 and ’04 Corolla and Matrix models with power windows (manual window model owners are safe). Toyota says the driver and front...Read More»

Second Opinion: Toyota Corolla XRS

Trust me, I've heard all the complaints. "It feels like an appliance," the enthusiast magazines chime. "It's only a Toyota," a friend says. So what? After a week in the new Toyota Corolla XRS, I'm pretty convinced that folks who commute for a daily living don't need anything more than this...Read More»

GM Leads January Sales With Rise

General Motors posted a sales increase for January, showing some newfound muscle and picking up nearly two points of market share despite an industry-wide drop in sales. GM’s rivals, including Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, Nissan, Honda, Subaru, Hyundai, Kia and Volkswagen, all reported lower sales...Read More»

Beware the Chinese Dragon

As the North American International Auto Show closes in Detroit, conventional wisdom has it that the five Chinese makers who displayed are years away from being a real threat: The cars and light trucks displayed are too crude in design and assembly, their technology is copied too badly from...Read More»

Toyota, In Pricing Spree, Tags FJ, Corolla and Matrix

Toyota’s set the prices of three of its new models before they go on sale in February. First up is the new Corolla sedan, which we said “for someone moving out of an older Corolla or almost any other small car, these much-improved new ones should be highly satisfying,” the new base...Read More»

2007 Toyota Tundra CrewMax
Toyota Could Be Number One in Sales

General Motors’ 76-year reign as the world's largest automaker could come to end this week as the final numbers for 2007 are tallied up around the world.By the time all the sales are totaled, Toyota Motor estimates it will have sold 9.36 million vehicles worldwide during 2007. Meanwhile, GM’s...Read More»

2006 Ford Iosis X Concept, Paris Auto Show
2006 Paris Auto Show, Part II

    2006 Paris Auto Show Index by TCC Team (9/25/2006) Ford Mondeo The latest Mondeo lineup of mid-size vehicles emerged at the 2006 Paris auto show, in the guise of a new wagon that Ford execs says stakes out new styling ground. The shape owes its inspiration to the Iosis concept shown last year...Read More»

2003 Toyota Corolla LE
2003 SEMA Show Highlights

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) holds its annual trade show in Las Vegas every November. And every November the convention center there -- the entire convention center -- overflows with cars and stuff that can bolted, welded, glued, or spit-wadded onto them. Take the seven deadly...Read More»

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2002 Detroit Show, Part II

2002 Detroit Auto Show by TCC Team (1/7/2002) sponsored by Toyota VW SEEKING THE FUTUREVolkswagen’s fortunes aren’t only looking rosy in the U.S. Though the company enjoyed record sales of 355,648 vehicles in the States in 2001, it also set records to the north and south. VW board member Dr...Read More»

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