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Survey: Hyundai, Subaru, Lexus Score High With Dealers
Survey: Hyundai, Subaru, Lexus Score High With Dealers

Each year, thousands of consumers answer surveys about cars and the people who sell them. Those studies -- like the ones we recently mentioned about brand loyalty and the shopping habits of men and women -- can tell us a lot about buyers, but for an insider's look at the auto industry, you need to...Read More»

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2012 Honda Pilot, Rolex 24, MINI Cooper Diesels: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we've reviewed the 2012 Honda Pilot, and learned MINI is considering bringing diesels to the U.S. Tesla's teasing the Model X electric crossover and Lamborghini has ruled out turbocharging, for now. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

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Do You Really Care What Car You Drive?

Once upon a time, consumers were fiercely brand-loyal. Many of our parents and grandparents drove Fords or Chevys or Plymouths, and that's all they drove. But as we've seen over the past few years, brand loyalty is becoming a thing of the past -- a fact that's confirmed by new study from Consumer...Read More»

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Super Bowl Should Be A Bonanza For Automakers (Except Kia)

The Super Bowl is one of the biggest advertising events in America, so we'd expect America's biggest advertisers -- namely, the auto industry -- to be front and center during the game. As we've discussed before, spending upwards of $3 million for 30 seconds of advertising is a risky venture, but a...Read More»

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2013 Honda Accord Coupe Concept: Video Walkaround

Honda has given the world a preview of the next-generation Accord midsize sedan with the 2013 Accord Coupe Concept, revealed earlier this week at the Detroit Auto Show. This thinly veiled concept car is nearly production ready. Take away the concept car wheels, though a similar design may make...Read More»

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2013 Honda Accord Preview: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

The Honda Accord is a perennial at the top of the sales charts, but now at the end of its current generation, it's flagging. In 2011, the Accord fell to fourth in the family-car segment, behind the Toyota Camry, Nissan Altima, and the Ford Fusion. A new generation's what's called for, and Honda...Read More»

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Ford F-Series, Dodge Dart Fuel Economy, Porsche Cayenne: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we reviewed a racing school while MIT said cars need to go on a diet to get better fuel economy. The Dodge Dart is projected to get impressive fuel-economy and Murilee Martin reveals another guilty pleasure. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

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Honda Fit Retains #1 Spot On Consumer Reports' Best-Value List

If you're looking for a good value in a new car, turn your attention to the Honda Fit. For the second year in a row, it's driven to the top of Consumer Reports Best New-Car Value list. The results shouldn't be all that surprising. Since the Fit's Japanese debut in 2001, critics and shoppers have...Read More»

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Analysts Predict A Booming Auto Market In 2012 (Except In Europe)

The dust is still settling from 2011, but early figures indicate that the U.S auto market recorded significant growth over 2010. Analysts at Polk Research say that upward trend will continue across much of the globe in 2012 -- though alas, not everywhere. THE WINNERS China: Though some have...Read More»

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2012 Compact Crossovers: Five Under $25,000

As a follow-up to our earlier story Eleven 2012 Crossovers Under $25,000, here we take a closer look at the base models of five compact crossovers on that list. Of importance to families, three of the five are Top Safety Picks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS): the 2012 Subaru...Read More»

2012 Honda Odyssey
2012 Honda Odyssey: Recall-Alert

Honda is recalling nine 2012 model year Odyssey minivans over concerns about an improperly fastened lower front suspension bolt. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site indicates that the nine Odyssey minivans were built from October 31, 2011 through November 30...Read More»

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Eleven 2012 Crossovers Under $25,000

Consumers in the market for an all-purpose family vehicle that looks good, gets great fuel economy and offers more than bare-bones features would do well to check out the following list of 2012 crossover SUVs, all of which carry a base price, including destination charge, of under $25,000. Note...Read More»

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First Chinese Car Goes On Sale In North America

For years, we've reported several Chinese automakers' intentions sell cars in North America. Producers like Brilliance, Chery and Geely made it clear they want a presence in the market. Even electric-car startup Coda looked like a lock for first Chinese car on sale here, until they stressed final...Read More»

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Alabama Nabs Honda Exec A Week After Jailing Mercedes Manager Under Immigration Law

Many of the people arrested under Alabama's new immigration law--immigrants from Central and South America, documented or not--get no media attention. A state that arrests or tickets executives from foreign automakers who provide thousands of jobs, however, makes the press sit up and take notice...Read More»

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Honda Expands Recall Of 2001-2003 Honda And Acura Vehicles

Honda is widening its already-announced recall of certain 2001-2003 model year Honda and Acura vehicles over airbag fixes. The automaker says, in a statement, that the issue is that the affected driver’s airbag inflators “may deploy with too much pressure, which can cause the inflator...Read More»

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2012 Toyota Corolla, Tokyo Motor Show, Connected Cars: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Toyota increases the price of the 2012 Corolla while GM builds its 100-millionth small-block V-8. There are still things we need before cars are fully connected--and we'll tell you what they are, and tell you about our drive in the 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas. All this...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V live reveal at Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov 2011
2012 Honda CR-V: Redesigned Compact Crossover Bows At The 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show

Fans and prospective family buyers of the Honda CR-V compact crossover won’t be disappointed with the redesigned 2012 CR-V just unveiled at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. What the 2012 Honda CR-V continues to offer is what family car buyers appreciate most: versatility, spaciousness...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V
2012 Honda CR-V, 2012 Hyundai Azera, 2013 Chevrolet Spark: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we have an autumn bounty of upcoming vehicles and announcements, live from the Los Angeles Auto Show floor. Just over the past day, a 2012 Honda CR-V, 2013 Lincoln MKS, and 2012 Hyundai Azera have broken cover, and the U.S.-spec 2013 Chevrolet Spark now has official...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V
2012 Honda CR-V: First Drive

In these days of tighter family budgets, and in many cases a desire to be more understated, compact crossover vehicles like the Honda CR-V have a lot of appeal. Parents know that they provide more versatility—and freedom, by some gauges—than sedans, and they’re a little smaller...Read More»

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