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Twelve Hot Convertibles For Summer

Twelve Hot Convertibles For Summer

Forget about the iffy weather plaguing the country now. Sure, it may be snowing in the northeast and flooding in the Rockies, but spring is already here and summer’s on the way. Maybe it’s time to think about open-air driving -- if a convertible is in the cards for an extra family... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco Quick Drive and Live Photos

Finding The Right Car For Your Teen Driver

Everyone has to start driving sometime, and when it’s your teen that’s begging for wheels you need to be prepared with a solid strategy for finding the right car... read more March 23, 2011 by  0


 
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Tip: Yes, You Can Use Less Fuel Without Vehicle Downsizing

For those who drive a lot, or have a relatively thirsty vehicle, and tend to live paycheck to paycheck, the 40-cent jump in gas prices over the past month could be a pretty... read more March 18, 2011 by  16


 
gas pump

Gas Prices Fueling Price Spike On High-Mileage Hybrids, Small Cars

Gasoline prices are on the rise. And as surely as we can say that more Americans will start putting half-tanks into their cars and complaining loudly about the extra $20 or... read more March 16, 2011 by  8


 
2011 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Takes A Strong Lead In Sales-Weighted Fuel Economy

The 2011 Toyota Prius remains the highest-mileage gasoline non-plug-in vehicle on the U.S. market, at an EPA-rated 51 mpg city, 48 highway, but when you look at... read more March 1, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Ford Mustang

2011 Ford Mustang V-6: 30 MPG Isn't A Stretch

There's no question that the Mustang's new standard engine, a 305-hp, 3.7-liter V-6, is no longer a token price leader, or just a rental or a secretary's car, as the former... read more January 4, 2011 by  0


 
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Good News: 7 Auto Trends And Headlines We Were Glad To See In 2010

It's the end of another year—in this case, a year when we've slogged through countless recall updates, worrisome issues like driver distraction in the spotlight, and... read more December 30, 2010 by  1


 
Porsche 911 Sport Exhaust

Researchers: Heat From Exhaust Could Be Harnessed For Improved MPG

If you've ever crept along in gridlock and noticed the floor of your car getting a little warm, or 'seen' all the heat energy escaping from a hot exhaust pipe on a cold day... read more December 29, 2010 by  2


 
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today at High Gear Media: Forte, Grand Cherokee, and "MPG"

It's missed a spot on some well-known best-of lists, but the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee's giving us a gleam in our eye. [TheCarConnection] That 2011 Kia Forte five-door you've... read more November 23, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco: Best Highway MPG Of Any Non-Hybrid

GM just dropped a very pleasant surprise for green-minded shoppers this morning. Up till now we've been anticipating that the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco will return a very... read more November 11, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Prius Is Dirtier To Build Than Corolla...But Greener Than A Hummer

Which is greener: a Toyota Prius or a Toyota Corolla? They're both roughly the same size, and when you think quick, it seems that the Prius would be the no-brainer choice for... read more October 22, 2010 by  10


 
2012 Ford Focus, at 2010 Detroit Auto Show

2012 Ford Focus: 40 MPG Expected From Stronger Base Engine

Ford has announced a few more details regarding the standard four-cylinder engine that will be under the hood of most, if not all, 2012 Ford Focus models. And there's truly... read more October 19, 2010 by  4


 
2011 Ford F-150 XL

2011 Ford F-150: New V-6 Gets Top Highway Rating Of 23 MPG

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE:F] has revealed fuel economy figures for most of its 2011 F-150 lineup, all pending final EPA approval. And while the numbers aren't yet out for the... read more October 14, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford F-150 STX

2011 Ford F-150 Gunning For Best-In-Class Fuel Economy

The 2011 model year marks the biggest shakeup for the Ford F-150 pickup truck’s powertrain lineup in almost 62 years of production, thanks namely to the introduction of... read more October 14, 2010 by  0


 
2010 GMC Yukon XL

EPA Sticker Rules Tighten, But HD Trucks Still Evade Ratings

If you're shopping for a serious people hauler, and by that, we mean one that can both carry several adults in comfort, as well as tow a boat or a horse trailer—you... read more September 15, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Toyota Camry LE

MPG Showdown: 2011 Camry V-6 Nudges Accord, Trails Sonata

If there's one prominent trend we're noticing already with 2011 model-year changes—even for models that don't change significantly in other ways—it's that... read more September 10, 2010 by  4


 
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