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Nissan Versa, Cube, Juke Recalled For Sticky Start/Stop Button
Nissan Versa, Cube, Juke Recalled For Sticky Start/Stop Button

Nissan North America is recalling nearly 15,000 late-model Nissan vehicles to repair a faulty start/stop switch. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects select 2014 Nissan Versa Sedans, 2013-2014 Nissan Cubes, and 2013-2014 Nissan Jukes...Read More»

2012 Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet
Nissan Kills Cube, Murano CrossCabriolet. Will Anyone Mourn Their Deaths?

The American consumer has spoken, and Nissan has listened: according to Auto News, the quirky Cube and the ungainly Murano CrossCabriolet won't be coming back for 2015. Or ever, for that matter. CHECK OUT: What Car Should You Really Drive? The CrossCabriolet's demise we can understand. When it was...Read More»

2005 Honda CR-V SE
Honda, Mazda, Nissan Add Nearly 3 Million Vehicles To Massive Takata Airbag Recall [UPDATED]

UPDATED: See below Earlier this month, we told you about a massive recall of 844,277 Toyota, Lexus, and Pontiac vehicles from model years 2002-2004. Today, Honda, Mazda, and Nissan are recalling nearly three million vehicles for the same problem. All of those recalls stem from faulty airbag systems...Read More»

2012 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Preview
MyFord Touch Revamped, 2013 Ford Mustang Spied: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Nissan Cube and drive the 2011 Kia Forte SX five-door hatchback. Jay Leno may have bought a barn find, and two Porsches collide. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We reviewed the 2012 Nissan Cube and find it to be...Read More»

VW Bulli Concept from Volkswagen Group of America
Volkswagen Bulli Concept Headed For Production?

Rumors often have some basis of truth to them, so it’s probably fair to say that reports that Volkswagen will build the Bulli Concept in Mexico in 2013 as a 2014 model may be pretty close to home. Home being Germany, that is, where the automaker is headquartered. Across the channel, Autocar...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
Are Americans Too Fat Because We Eat And Drive?

In the realm of the only-partially ridiculous, FamilyCarGuide came across a story in Fast Company to the effect that we can blame driving for why we’re fat in America. Really? You mean I – along with mega-millions of other drivers on the road – have to curtail our Starbucks lattes...Read More»

2012 Kia Soul
Great Family Cars With Great Gas Mileage--For Under $25,000

With gas prices hovering in the mid- to high-$4-per-gallon territory in many parts of the country, consumers looking for more fuel-efficient cars for family members that don’t break the bank have some excellent choices. These eight fuel-sipping new cars all check in with a base price of less...Read More»

2011 Nissan Cube
Video: How Nissan Checks Japanese-Made Cars For Radiation

The ongoing crisis in Japan has some consumers wondering if it’s still safe to purchase vehicles built in Japan. Nissan wants you to know the answer is a resounding “yes”, and has even posted a video to YouTube demonstrating the procedure for testing automobiles prior to shipment...Read More»

VW Bulli Concept, from Volkswagen AG
Volkswagen's U.S. CEO Pushes For Bulli Concept Production

Jonathan Browning, president and CEO of Volkswagen of America, has the Bulli microbus concept at the very top of his “unfunded projects he’d like to see in production” list. Shown at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, VW’s Bulli combines styling elements from the 1950s VW...Read More»

Vintage Valentine
For Valentine's Day: 5 Cars That Say 'I Love You', 5 That Say 'I Love You Not'

When a Roman priest was beheaded some 1741 years ago, no one could've predicted that his life would eventually be celebrated with mass-produced greeting cards and Whitman's Samplers -- and yet, here we are. Like Mother's Day and Father's Day, Valentine's Day has become another occasion to spend...Read More»

2011 Nissan Cube
2011 Nissan Cube Starts From $14,290

The Cube, no longer the quirkiest vehicle in Nissan's lineup thanks to the arrival of the Juke, gets a minor tech update and a similarly-sized price bump for the 2011 model year. Along with the changes comes a revision to the combined EPA fuel economy rating, raising it from 28 to 29 mpg for...Read More»

2011 Nissan Juke
Pricing Announced For 2011 Nissan Juke

Nissan's upcoming Juke compact crossover will be going on sale in October, and Nissan has released official pricing information today. The Juke will start at $18,960 (not including destination fee) for a base Juke S with a continuously-variable automatic transmission (CVT) and front-wheel drive...Read More»

2009 Nissan Cube 5dr Wagon CVT S Angular Front Exterior View
Nissan Cube Recalled For Lack Of 'Fuel System Integrity'

Nissan is recalling approximately 46,000 Nissan Cubes from the 2009 and 2010 model years. According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicles suffer from a fuel system flaw that could result in increased chance of fire during a collision. Specifically, the...Read More»

European ad for the Nissan Cube 'Symmetry Sucks' campaign
Nissan Says, 'Symmetry Sucks'

Last year, the Nissan Cube shoehorned itself into what's become a very crowded field. Technically, that field is known as that of the "mini multi-purpose vehicle" (aka, the mini MPV), but given the youth-oriented styling and social-networking features of the Cube and its competitors, we sometimes...Read More»

2010 Nissan Cube 5dr Wagon I4 CVT 1.8 S Angular Front Exterior View
The 2010 Nissan Cube is the Perfect Car for Really Tall Families

The 2010 Nissan Cube is that rare sort of car that has styling so unique it practically forces you to do a double take the first time you see one. Its tall, square greenhouse mixes with asymmetrical detailing to create a vehicle that wouldn’t look out of place in Toontown from the movie “Who...Read More»

2009 GMC Envoy 2WD 4-door Denali Front Exterior View
GMC To Show Off New Model at the Detroit Show

    When GM previewed what models it plans to show at the Detroit Show to the press, a new GMC model was previewed. However, this new model is nothing like what GMC has ever produced. Continuing GMC's wonder into the car based section, this new model will be rather compact.     Sources say...Read More»

Limited-edition Kia Soul 'Ignition'
Limited-Edition 2010 Kia 'Ignition' Soul Rolls Into Showrooms

Here at TCC, we've done a good bit of fawning over the 2010 Kia Soul, and in his expert review, Marty Padgett gave it an impressive 8.2 rating. Like most vehicles in its category, the boxy five-door hatch -- which competes directly with models like the Scion xB and the Nissan Cube --offers a wide...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Aveo5
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»

2009 Volkswagen New Beetle
Ugliest Cars Of The Past 50 Years? You Might Be Surprised.

Think that the design of the Volkswagen New Beetle is more hideous than iconic? Apparently you're not alone. Business Week has posted its "Fifty Ugliest Cars of the Past 50 Years," including a number of models present and past, and the New Beetle is just one of the newer and still-produced models...Read More»

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