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Ford Slides, As Jeep Gains Traction As Most Reliable Domestic Brand
Ford Slides, As Jeep Gains Traction As Most Reliable Domestic Brand

Ford has taken a significant tumble in reliability due to some of its latest vehicle technologies, while Jeep is now the most reliable domestic brand, according to the latest annual-survey data from Consumer Reports. Both of those pieces of news might come as a bit of a surprise. Consumers have...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango
2011 Dodge Durango Grabs 'Top Safety Pick' Award From IIHS

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has completed crash testing on the 2011 Dodge Durango, and the mid-size SUV has walked away with Top Safety Pick honors. In individual tests, the newly redesigned Durango scored a “good” rating in frontal crash, rear crash, side-impact and roof...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango Crew
2011 Dodge Durango Earns IIHS' Top Safety Pick Award

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just named the new-for-2011 Dodge Durango mid-size SUV a Top Safety Pick. The Durango, a three-row, seven-passenger SUV, earned its status as a result of good performance in all four of the IIHS’s safety evaluations (front, side, rollover...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer
July 2011 Car Sales: It's The Economy, Stupid

Car sales reports are rolling in today from auto manufacturers, even as the nation's leaders struggle with a compromise to keep America's economy from falling into default. As expected, sales aren't quite up to the levels seen earlier this year, which is fueling concerns that the economy that had...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Tahoe
Family Car Advice: The Best SUVs For Towing

Families that tow and haul need the right vehicle for the weekend, and some of the full-size SUVs on sale now could be just the right solution. Aside from the usual full-size pickup trucks, some of the best vehicles for towing are these family-oriented SUVs: Chevrolet Tahoe With seating for up to...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango
Which Crossover: 2011 Dodge Durango or 2011 Ford Explorer? #YouTellUs

Both the 2011 Dodge Durango and the 2011 Ford Explorer were redone for 2011 to match consumer lifestyles, but has one given up too much or did the other retain more than it needed? Is towing capability a must-have feature on your next crossover? What about technology? These are two main...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer
Which 3-Row Crossover Is Best: 2011 Dodge Durango Vs. 2011 Ford Explorer #YouTellUs

Today it's the clash of the three-row CUV titans, the 2011 Dodge Durango versus the 2011 Ford Explorer. Both of these family-friendly vehicles offer lots of space and technology, but only one can win. When looking at the numbers, the new Ford Explorer has the Dodge Durango beat in nearly all...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango Citadel Black & Tan
Which Crossover Is Better: 2011 Dodge Durango or 2011 Ford Explorer? #YouTellUs

With the 2011 Dodge Durango spending the last week in the TCC garage, we can't think of a better #YouTellUs question than pitting the new three-row CUV from Dodge against the completely redesigned 2011 Ford Explorer. Both the Durango and Explorer were aging, and not gracefully, but now each...Read More»

2012 Dodge Avenger R/T live photos
Wading Through Dodge’s Changing Trim Names for 2012

Dodge is making changes to some trim names on the bulk of its product lineup for 2012. Trouble is -- you may need a roadmap to figure out what’s what. Why automakers drop certain trim names is usually for simplification. Maybe one name plays better than another. Who knows what the reason is...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant
Trending In Social Media This Week: Chevrolet Volt Hits The Street, Chrysler And Volkswagen

Social Car News has partnered with real-time online buzz tracker OneRiot to bring you a weekly report on what's trending in the automotive social media world. Each week we monitor discussions across all platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Digg, MySpace, and blogs, to bring...Read More»

2003 Nissan Sentra SE-R
Life At The Dealership: A Moral Sales Dilemma

When I was Internet Manager for a major car dealer, I was helping a young family of four buy a used car. Their budget was limited, along with their down payment. They also needed a fuel efficient car and one that was inexpensive to maintain. The final requirement was a safe vehicle. After all, they...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango R/T
2011 Dodge Durango R/T: First Drive

If the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a distant cousin to the Mercedes ML--and a proud one at that--does that make this 2011 Dodge Durango kin to the Benz GL? And does that make its $30,000 base price even more of a screaming bargain? Chrysler set the Grand Cherokee free earlier this year, in a...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango
Video: 2011 Dodge Durango Makes Its Debut At Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon

Last week the new 2011 Dodge Durango made its online debut with pictures and some, but not all, specifications. The media sated, Dodge has moved on to consumers. This past weekend some of the general public had the opportunity to see the new Durango in person, and to learn more about the upcoming...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango
Today at High Gear Media: 2011 Dodge Durango, Sorento SX and Civic

Dodge calls its 2011 Durango a "performance SUV." Does that mean an SRT8 suffix is a-comin'? [MotorAuthority] We've driven the 2011 Kia Sorento SX--the one with the turbo--and it's a big step up. If you're short. It's an SUV, after all. [MotorAuthority] Meanwhile, Kia's recalling the Sorento and...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango prototype, spy photo by Steve Wild
Exclusive Spy Photographs: 2011 Dodge Durango Test Vehicle!

Mobile phones must make test engineers crazy. Here, we give you a couple of exclusive spy shots of the new 2011 Dodge Durango seven-seat crossover. Chrysler hasn't yet officially revealed the 2011 Durango, although it did put up a Durango teaser site that shows specific details of the styling...Read More»

2011 Dodge Durango teaser
2011 Dodge Durango, Or Should It Be the ‘Canyonero’?

Having just read an unappetizing article on how people can go green in death, I thought what an absurd world we live in, and more importantly, why haven’t the writers of Robot Chicken or The Simpsons lampooned this topic in a vicious manner? These animated creators have often influenced my...Read More»

Chrysler EV, Jeep EV and Dodge EV
Chrysler's Plan for the Future: More Government Loans

Chrysler's Congressionally mandated plan for its turnaround has hit the Web--and new vehicles are a part of the plan, so long as Chrysler gets another $2 billion in federal cash. In the plan -- pasted in below here for you to digest, since you're now a stakeholder -- Chrysler is asking for another...Read More»

2009 Chrysler Aspen Hybrid
Hasta La Vista Aspen, Durango?

Chrysler announced today that it will be closing its Newark, N.J., assembly plant that builds the slow-selling 2009 Dodge Durango and 2009 Chrysler Aspen large SUVs. Originally set to close at the end of 2009 as part of cost-cutting moves announced in early '07, market woes, a credit crunch, and...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Malibu
Automakers Making Big Strides in Quality, Says J.D. Power

The quality of the typical car, truck, and crossover has reached record levels, according to a new study by J.D. Power and Associates. The annual Initial Quality Study finds “substantial gains” by nearly three-fourths of the 36 ranked nameplates sold in the U.S. The improvements can be found...Read More»

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