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Today at High Gear Media: Ford Edge, Facebook, Corvette Z06
Today at High Gear Media: Ford Edge, Facebook, Corvette Z06

If you missed our first drive of the 2011 Ford Edge this summer, the full review is live--and it's giving the judges a reason to break out the 8s. [TheCarConnection] So far, it's short of a call for a complete ban on talking and driving--but DOT Secretary Ray LaHood is pressing automakers to do...Read More»

2011 Infiniti M37
Today in Car News: Infiniti M, Big New BMW X3, Fast Trains

We've told you how good the 2011 Infiniti M really is--but in our view, the V-8's the only way to go. We may be alone in that sentiment. [Consumer Reports] We're driving the 2011 BMW X3 next week, and given its big jump in size, we're thinking "mini-X5" is no longer an appropriate shorthand to...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Going To Extremes: the Short List for North American Car of the Year, Part Two

In part one of Going to Extremes, we covered the compacts, hybrids and electrics and a mid-size affordable sedan that appear on the short list for the North American Car of the Year (NACOTY). Here we cover the rest of the list. Note how things suddenly change character. All these entries are luxury...Read More»

2011 Infiniti M37
2011 Infiniti M56 - M37: A Luxury Performer Families Can Love

Don’t you just love it when automakers come out with their “all-new” models? I mean, it’s like Christmas Eve and you’re gazing upon all the brightly-wrapped presents under the tree. That’s if you care about the latest and greatest in automotive products. Some...Read More»

2010 Audi Q7
Five Cars You Can't Talk Down

Buying a new car? Working on your negotiating skills? This month, it won't take much to talk down the price of most cars--especially the 2010 models still on the lot. Dealers are still facing slower sales than they had prepared for, and they're willing to talk. Except when they aren't. Our pricing...Read More»

2009 BMW M6
The Five Most Discounted Cars

Five thousand dollars off. Seven thousand dollars off. Twelve thousand dollars off. They may sound ridiculous, but these figures are actually just the jumping off points for negotation on a handful of cars this month. Customer incentives and factory-to-dealer incentives (when the automaker provides...Read More»

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No Deal For You! The Five Least Discounted Cars in America

Sales are slower than most automakers had expected. The economy remains in a funk. There are more leftover 2010 models than we normally expect to see at the end of summer. Conditions are just right for negotiating a great deal. Unless you're buying one of these. Our pricing partners at TrueCar.com...Read More»

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia
Today at High Gear Media: We Drive the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia

Your weekend was great, right? We spent some hot quality time with the 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia. That was pretty cool. Oh, you went to the bookmobile and had lunch with your aunt? Oh. That's cool too, I guess. [MotorAuthority] All of this makes us sad that Italias seem to be biting it way more...Read More»

2011 Infiniti M37
2011 Cadillac CTS, 2011 Infiniti M Earn 'Top Safety Pick' Status

If you're limiting your luxury sedan search only to the safest models on the market, you have two new options. The 2011 Cadillac CTS and the 2011 Infiniti M37 and M56 have joined the ranks of the safest vehicles on the market, garnering the much-vaunted Top Safety Pick status from the Insurance...Read More»

2011 Infiniti G37 Coupe IPL
Today at High Gear Media: Infiniti IPL, GM IPO, And More Acronyms

GM's CEO, Ed Whitacre, is calling it quits. He's the company's third CEO in 18 months, which makes Daniel Akerson the company's fourth CEO in 18 months. [TheCarConnection] GM's also landed a $5 billion line of credit that could help it file an IPO later this year. Coincidence? [TheCarConnection]...Read More»

2011 Infiniti M37
Today's Car News: Ford, Infiniti Hybrid, and VW NMS (With Video!)

It's Tuesday, and High Gear Media is busy digesting the full-size 2011 Toyota Avalon and prepping for the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance--which we'll be bringing to you live starting first thing Friday. While we're in the midst of all things HGM, here's what we're reading from our RSS feeds...Read More»

2011 Infiniti M37
Today in Car News: Jerry Flint, Infiniti M, and New Chryslers

It's Monday, and High Gear Media is rounding up a batch of car reviews and news this week before we head out Friday to the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours. While we're putting together our first drives of the 2011 MINI Cooper Countryman and 2011 Toyota Avalon and a special drive in the 2010 Aston Martin...Read More»

2010 Cadillac Escalade
Cadillac Escalade A Beacon For Thieves, Says Insurance Data

If you plan to purchase a Cadillac Escalade, Ford F-250 Crew Cab, Infiniti G37, or Dodge Charger Hemi, you might want to check in with your insurance agent first. Why? Because these vehicles have the highest theft rates (from inside, or of the vehicle itself) of any models one to three years old...Read More»

2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
Secret Shoppers Give Mercedes-Benz Top Marks For Customer Experience

UPDATED: Pied Piper's Fran O'Hagan sent in some additional comments about this study. See below. If you've ever had the pleasure of working in retail or the service industry, you already know how much fun secret shoppers can be. (For the rest of you: not very.) Over the past four years, the folks...Read More»

2011 Infiniti QX56
Driven: 2011 Infiniti QX56

Now that World Cup fever has left the building, and most of our Wimbledon contenders are in business class to JFK a little earlier than usual, we feel the need for some global news to keep us from slipping our blinders back on--from setting our sights no further than our rather lightly patrolled...Read More»

2010 Infiniti G37 Sedan
Family Car Advice: Use Your Mirrors

I've been on the road this past week, and while out on the highways and byways, I've noticed something about driver behavior. It's not exactly a revelation, but it bears repeating: Too many people don't check their mirrors when driving. Over the past few days, I've seen several drivers carelessly...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier
Once Again, Nissan Recalls 2010 Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Titan, Xterra, and Infiniti QX56

Nissan has issued yet another recall for the 2010 Armada, Frontier, Pathfinder, Titan, Xterra, and the 2010 Infiniti QX56. The last alert for that group of vehicles was triggered by reports of faulty brake pedals and gas gauges. (A subsequent recall, limited to the Frontier, Pathfinder, and Xterra...Read More»

2011 Infiniti M37
Infiniti M35 Hybrid Due at L.A. Show; Essence M Coupe A No-Show?

It's been promised for the near future, but now the Infiniti M35 Hybrid has a firm launch date for eager U.S. hybrid watchers--this November, at the 2010 Los Angeles auto show, to be precise. Infiniti vice president Ben Poore confirmed the L.A. debut at this week's media drives of the new QX56...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
Top Five Upcoming Family Cars

2010 is going to be a busy year for new cars, crossovers, SUVs, and trucks, as the industry continues to recover from a horrific 2009. Here's a look at five new or redesigned models that might appeal to modern families. This list is presented in no particular order. 1. 2011 Buick Regal: This new...Read More»

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