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Prius Slows Traffic, Focus Electric, 2012 BMW 3-Series: Car News Headlines

Prius Slows Traffic, Focus Electric, 2012 BMW 3-Series: Car News Headlines

It turns out that ending HOV lane privileges for the Toyota Prius in California is slowing traffic, according to a new study. That might be a good thing for pedestrians, as the Ford Focus Electric won't have a built-in noisemaker. Kids won't care, however, as long as they're in a safe car... read more

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2008 Kia Sorento LX

2007-2008 Kia Sorento SUVs Recalled For Airbag Sensor Fault

Kia is recalling model year 2007 and 2008 Sorento SUVs, built between June 15, 2006 and November 27, 2007, to recalibrate the front passenger seat occupant classification... read more September 15, 2011 by  0


 
2007 Kia Sorento LX

2007-2008 Kia Sorento: Recall Alert

Kia is recalling certain 2007-2008 model year Sorento crossover SUV vehicles over concerns about a faulty sensor in the front passenger airbag control module. A notice on the... read more September 15, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster

Hyundai Aces Brand Loyalty Study; Toyota, Ford Make The Top 100

The good news -- for Hyundai fans, at least -- is that the Korean automaker has driven to the top ten of Brand Keys' Customer Loyalty Leaders Index for a second year in a... read more September 13, 2011 by  0


 
Kia Soul hamsters in 'Share Some Soul'

Kia Soul Hamsters Live To Dance Another Day (Now With Aliens)

In advertising, there are three things that sell: sex, babies, and cute, fuzzy animals. (Note: each should be used separately.) As proof of the third item on that list, we... read more August 26, 2011 by  1


 
2009 kia knd 5 concept 001

Kia Working On Rear-Drive Sedan, Electric Vehicles: Report

Although Kia is owned by Hyundai, the two companies operate as nearly separate entities. Sure, there’s platform sharing and Kia even builds the Hyundai Santa Fe in West... read more August 18, 2011 by  3


 
2010 Kia Rondo

Funny, Fickle Consumers – Or Why The Kia Rondo Flopped Here (Maybe)

A year ago this month, our sister publication TheCarConnection reported that Korean automaker Kia confirmed the demise of its Rondo minivan. Though it won some hearts and... read more August 17, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Kia Rondo

The Kia Rondo: Canadian Rock Star, American Failure. Why?

We paused for a moment of silence in 2010, when we learned that there would be no 2011 Kia Rondo in the United States market. We praised the compact multi-purpose vehicle for... read more August 17, 2011 by  6


 
2012 Ford Focus

Hot Hatchbacks Attract Buyers…Again

For years the lowly hatchback languished, derided by many as a cheapo, low-content ride with no power and little style. In short, hatchbacks were considered not-for-me... read more July 13, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Ford Flex 4-door SEL FWD Side Exterior View

Five Family-Friendly Cars That Aren’t Minivans

Finding a car that fits most of the family needs can be a tough proposition – especially if you’re looking for a vehicle that isn’t a minivan. There's... read more June 29, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Kia Sorento 2WD 4-door V6 EX Angular Rear Exterior View

2012 Kia Sorento Takes the Puppets For Another Joy Ride: Video

How do you measure success? Is it popularity? How many Facebook fans you have? How many tweets you post? How much “product” you moved this quarter? How many loyal... read more June 22, 2011 by  0


 
Ryan Dunn

Jackass Star Ryan Dunn, Hybrid Popemobile, John McGee: Today's Car News

Jackass star Ryan Dunn died last night when his Porsche crashed. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends. [MotorAuthority] John McGee, state senator for Idaho, has been... read more June 20, 2011 by  3


 
2012 Chevrolet Sonic. Photo by Joe Nuxoll

New Small Cars: 2012 Chevy Sonic, Nissan Versa, Hyundai Accent, Kia Rio

With Chevrolet announcing the starting price for the all-new 2012 Chevy Sonic subcompact car last week, this is just the beginning of the story. The good news for consumers... read more June 20, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Kia Sorento

Muno And Pals Back Again in 2012 Kia Sorento TV Commercials

Everyone with a pulse (that watched the 2010 Super Bowl) is familiar with the Kia Sorento TV commercial featuring Muno, Sock Monkey, a vintage robot and a teddy bear... read more June 20, 2011 by  0


 
2009 Pontiac Solstice

The Class Of 2009: A Lost Generation Of Cars

We’d like to believe the economy is getting better, even if it isn’t doing so at the pace we’d like to see. For automakers, 2008 was a bad year, but 2009... read more June 14, 2011 by  6


 
2011 Ford Edge

It's Official: SUVs Are Safer Than Cars (Well, Mostly)

If you drive an SUV, you know that part of their allure is the feeling of safety they provide. Even compact SUVs can seem studier than their shorter, svelter car cousins. But... read more June 9, 2011 by  5


 

 
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