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

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 confirmed the demise of several major automotive brands, hundreds of dealerships, and overall, some of the worst-ever economic... read more

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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


 
2010 Prius vs. 2007 Prius

Today at High Gear Media: Toyota, Electric Cars and 300

Toyota recalls, the electric-car race, and the 2012 Chrysler 300 -- it's all here today at High Gear Media: The 2011 Ford F-150 gains four new engine options, everything from... read more August 11, 2010 by  0


 
EcoBoost V-6, 2011 Ford F-150

2011 Ford F-150: New EcoBoost V-6 Headlines Four New Engines

With its 2011 F-150, Ford [NYSE:F] is boosting fuel economy by up to 20 percent by going with a fuel-efficient, turbocharged gasoline V-6 as its mainstream engine in the... read more August 11, 2010 by  2


 
Glass of Water  -  Toyota Sweden iPhone app

With A Glass Of Water, Save Ten Percent On Your Fuel Budget

Getting leadfoots to improve gas mileage can be a challenge, and we've heard plenty of novel techniques over the years. "Drive like there's an egg between your foot and the... read more July 23, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Porsche Panamera V-6

2011 Porsche Panamera, Cayenne: Greener With Auto Start Stop

When you're sitting at a stoplight or stuck in traffic—and you're lucky enough to be behind the wheel of a new 2010 Porsche Panamera or 2011 Porsche Cayenne—you might... read more June 28, 2010 by  1


 
Gas Gauge

Report: To Keep Safety, Performance, MPG Gains Come At A Price

If we want to keep our vehicles as safe as they are and don't want to sacrifice performance either, improving fuel economy will come at a substantial extra cost per vehicle... read more June 4, 2010 by  7


 
2010 Land Rover Range Rover 4WD 4-door HSE Angular Front Exterior View

New Range Rovers, Jaguar XF On Aluminum Crash Diet Program

Jaguar and Land Rover are moving to a lighter-weight future as the new 2011 Jaguar XJ--which we're driving this week in Los Angeles, natch--will spawn a whole new generation... read more April 27, 2010 by  1


 
Mazda SKY-D diesel four-cylinder engine

Next-Gen Mazda6 Will Get 43-MPG Diesel Model

Mazda is going diesel in the U.S. after all, with a new-generation diesel four-cylinder engine capable of achieving up to 43 mpg. The new diesel engine (SKY-D) and an all-new... read more March 31, 2010 by  5


 
stop sign  -  flickr user thecrazyfilmgirl

Stop-Sign Solution Could Save Drivers Time And Money

Either on your daily commute or out on a Saturday drive, it's likely you have to make numerous unnecessary stops at T-type intersections. And for those where sight lines are... read more March 22, 2010 by  9


 
Toyota Prius gas cap

Why A Gas Price Spike Could Hit Some States Harder Than Others

A surge to $4-a-gallon gas could affect drivers, and local economies, in much more severe ways in Mississippi or Louisiana than in New York or Connecticut. That's one of the... read more March 17, 2010 by  4


 

 
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