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First Month Of Driving Riskiest For Teens, AAA Says

First Month Of Driving Riskiest For Teens, AAA Says

Highlighting the importance of continuing parental involvement in teens’ transition to solo driving, a new study from the AAA Traffic Safety Foundation finds that teens are 50 percent more likely to crash during their first month of unsupervised driving than after a year’s worth of... read more

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2012 Chrysler 300

False Advertising From Ford And Chrysler? Or Much Ado About Nothing?

It could be a tempest in a teapot or just the latest in the slings and arrows tossed about by this group or that, but Made in the USA Foundation, a California-based advocacy... read more October 11, 2011 by  0


 
The 2012 Nissan Maxima. Image: Nissan

Nissan Vows To Restore Consumer Confidence In Its Product Quality

Feeling the sting from low quality scores in recent J.D. Power and Associates surveys, Nissan Motor Co. is amping up plans to do something to restore consumer confidence in... read more October 10, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler’s New Product Plans: Reduce Duplication Among Brands

Streamlining product lines is nothing new among automakers, but Chrysler’s plans for future products may catch some consumers by surprise. The idea is to reduce... read more October 10, 2011 by  2


 
2013 Lexus GS 350

2012-2013 Family Cars With The Best Sound Systems

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could take our awesome home theater-surround sound system with us on the road, especially if we’re frequently traveling or carry the... read more October 9, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Volvo XC90

2012 Seven-Passenger Family Vehicles

Families with a need to carry seven passengers all at one time have several vehicle types to choose from: SUVs, crossovers and minivans. But just because you need a vehicle... read more October 8, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Hyundai Genesis Prada

2014 Hyundai Genesis, Equus To Get Ten-Speed Automatic?

It was pretty much destined to happen. With luxury automakers climbing on the increased gear ratio bandwagon, giving us seven-, eight- and nine-speed transmissions, Hyundai... read more October 7, 2011 by  0


 
2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer EXT

GM To Help With Gas Gauge Repair Cost On 2005-2007 SUVs

Owners of model year 2005-2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer, Buick Rainier, GMC Envoy and Saab 9-7 SUVs who have faulty gas gauges will get some help from General Motors to pay for... read more October 7, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Toyota Avalon

Car Buying Tips For Savvy Older Drivers

No disrespect here, but older drivers can sometimes use a little help in figuring out the whole car-buying process, and being happy with the results. With that in mind, we... read more October 7, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving

Driver Reaction Time Doubles With Texting: Study

Most of us probably already recognize that texting while driving is a dangerous behavior. Still, many drivers continue to do so, despite safety warnings about distracted... read more October 6, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Chevrolet Equinox

2014 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain Getting Eco eAssist Hybrid System?

Families looking for a high-mileage compact crossover from Chevy or GMC may be in luck if reports prove true that the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain will receive the... read more October 6, 2011 by  1


 
2010 Audi A3 TDI

2010-2012 Audi A3 TDI: Recall Alert

Audi is conducting a voluntary recall on certain model 2010-2012 A3 TDI models over concerns about a potential fuel leak from the number two injector. This is the same issue... read more October 6, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Volkswagen Jetta Sportwagen TDI

2009-2012 Volkswagen Jetta TDI, 2010-2012 Golf TDI: Recall Alert

Volkswagen is conducting a voluntary recall on certain model year 2009-2012 Jetta and Jetta SportWagen and 2010-2012 Golf models equipped with the 2.0 TDI diesel engine over... read more October 6, 2011 by  0


 
RelayRides and OnStar

GM Allows OnStar Owners To Rent Out Their Cars Using RelayRides

Car-sharing is all in the news today with the announcement from General Motors that it will allow OnStar owners to loan out their vehicles using OnStar hardware. This comes... read more October 5, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Ford Vertrek Concept

2013 Ford Escape: Three Four-Cylinders, No V-6, No Hybrid

To whet the appetite of consumers for next month’s reveal of the 2013 Ford Escape crossover at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford is providing details of its powerplants... read more October 5, 2011 by  0


 
Zipcar will add the 2012 Ford Focus to its college car-sharing locations

Ford Ponies Up For Free Zipcars For Students

Going to college is tough on the wallet, no doubt about that. Getting around campus and environs with a Zipcar can be an economical alternative to owning your son or daughter... read more October 4, 2011 by  0


 
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