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2012 Lincoln Navigator Luxury Family SUV Reportedly To Get EcoBoost V-6 Engine
2012 Lincoln Navigator Luxury Family SUV Reportedly To Get EcoBoost V-6 Engine

Although the expected redesign of the Lincoln Navigator and Ford Expedition for the 2012 model year has been pushed off for a bit, there’s still good news for the seven-passenger Navigator luxury family SUV for 2012. Along with a mild refresh, or facelift, as it’s often called, the...Read More»

2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Get A Boost: Family Sedans With Turbo Engines

Before it was V-6 engines with the performance of a V-8 that automakers were touting, but today the big news, especially in family sedans, is turbocharged four-cylinders that are more powerful and more fuel-efficient than their V-6 brethren. Here we take a look at four 2012 and one 2013 family...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Car
Top 25 Speed Trap Cities In U.S. and Canada

Anyone who’s ever gotten caught in what is commonly referred to as a “speed trap” knows a thing or two about bad luck. Maybe it’s our own inattention to posted speed limits or deliberate violation of the law, but when we get that ticket, we feel the pain. Now, just in time...Read More»

Old Driver
Seniors: Is An Online Driver’s Course In Your Future?

Everybody loves to save money, and when you’ve reached a certain age and have more than a few gray hairs not covered with hair coloring, you’re even more likely to want a good deal. While a number of car insurance companies have offered seniors discounts on premiums for completing a...Read More»

2012 Honda Accord
2012 Family Cars With NHTSA Five-Star Ratings

Families looking for 2012 model year cars, minivans, SUVs and crossovers awarded the five-star overall ratings by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have a number of different choices. Granted, the list doesn’t include some popular vehicles from many manufacturers, at...Read More»

2012 Ford Explorer
2012 Ford Explorer, Edge EcoBoost: Right For Family Buyers?

Wringing the most fuel economy out of its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder EcoBoost engine is paying off for Ford as customers are flocking to EcoBoost-powered vehicles. The automaker aims to make EcoBoost available in 90 percent of its lineup by 2013, largely to meet tougher fuel economy...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry XLE
2012 Toyota Camry Aiming For Top Safety Marks

Toyota’s mid-size five-passenger Camry has been the best-selling car in America for nine consecutive years. With the redesigned 2012 Camry due in showrooms in October, the Japanese automaker is looking to bolster its family-favorite status by securing top safety marks. In order to do so, the...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry XLE
2012 Toyota Camry: Most American Car?

With all the news about the “reinvented” 2012 Toyota Camry that the automaker just introduced with great fanfare, one item that may resonate for many consumers is a statement by several Toyota officials that Camry is the “most American made.” In the global reveal of the...Read More»

2009 Cadillac Escalade
Cadillac Escalade Once Again The Darling Of Thieves

Families appreciating the luxury appointments and roominess of the Cadillac Escalade also know that their insurance premiums are rather costly compared to other large SUVs and family sedans. It’s not hard to figure out why, since it's been thieves’ top target for the past several years...Read More»

2011 Chrysler Town & Country
Americans To Drive More, Fly Less This Labor Day Weekend

The last gasp of summer is quickly approaching and families across America are making plans to do something to celebrate Labor Day weekend. According to a forecast from AAA, that means some 31.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home over the holiday weekend. That's a drop of 2.4...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid: 43 MPG Tops Fusion Hybrid, Sonata Hybrid

In the mid-size family sedan segment, competition is intense. To be a sales success, products have to deliver on multiple fronts: safety, features, convenience, passenger and cargo space, technology and fuel economy. For 2012, the redesigned Toyota Camry Hybrid has upped the ante by achieving a...Read More»

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Seven-Seat SUV In Volkswagen’s Future?

Family buyers looking for an alternative seven-seat SUV to what’s currently in the market may have another choice in the near future if German automaker Volkswagen’s possible plans to get into the segment come to fruition. Why bother? The automaker already has the compact Tiguan and...Read More»

2012 Buick Verano
2012 Buick Verano: The Sounds Of Silence

Think about the concept for a moment: A family car that promises – and delivers – the sounds of silence. Now think about the typical stresses and noise that go along with everyday family life. Wouldn't it be nice to get in a family car that gives you that precious quiet time? The...Read More»

2012 Ford Taurus
2012 Family Cars With Blind-Spot Monitors

With safety technology such an important family car consideration, finding the right vehicle that meets all your requirements and offers advanced safety features that aren’t cost-prohibitive is often a difficult task. One safety technology that’s probably worth the cost is the...Read More»

2011 Lexus RX 350
2012 Lexus RX 350 Preview

Sometimes it pays to leave a good thing well enough alone. At least, that’s what comes to mind when looking at the 2012 Lexus RX 350 five-passenger family luxury crossover SUV. According to the automaker, changes to the 2012 RX 350 are “minimal.” There is an exterior paint color...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350
2013 Lexus GS 350 Preview

Using the spectacular setting of the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance to show off the 2013 Lexus GS 350 mid-size luxury family sedan, Lexus got what it intended: an audience primed to be impressed. They weren’t disappointed. The five-passenger 2013 Lexus GS 350, just by looks...Read More»

2013 Infiniti JX Concept
2013 Infiniti JX Concept: Global Reveal From Pebble Beach

As promised, following seven weeks of teaser shots, Infiniti took the wraps off the 2013 Infiniti JX Concept at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance August 18. By all accounts, the JX Concept is a fairly accurate representation of the actual production version of the 2013 Infiniti JX luxury...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza Pricing A Nice Surprise: Same As Last Year

With an all-new design, new engine and transmission, it would be fair to expect that the 2012 Subaru Impreza compact would sport a price increase. So it’s a pleasant surprise that the automaker has kept the pricing the same as last year. First, the goodies: The 2012 Impreza features a total...Read More»

Drive sober or get pulled over - campaign
“Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over” National Campaign Aug.19-Sept.5

With Labor Day fast approaching, the high-intensity nationwide crackdown on drunk driving is in full mobilization with the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which runs from August 19 through September. 5. Broadcast and cable television, radio, online and social media spots with...Read More»

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