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Consumer Reports: GM Improves, Japanese Lead in Reliability

Consumer Reports: GM Improves, Japanese Lead in Reliability

According to its latest survey of more than 1.3 million vehicles owned by readers, Consumer Reports says Toyota and Honda still build the most reliable cars sold in the U.S. The publication notes that General Motors has made big improvements in quality, so much so that its vehicles now rank ahead... read more

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2011 Kia Sorento SX

The TCC List: Five Value-Rich Mid-Size SUVs

The leaves are starting to turn, and soon, the weather will turn with them. In some places, it will turn downright nasty. Remember those three foot snow drifts last winter?... read more October 4, 2010 by  0


 
2012 Mediocrity spy shots

Video: Subaru Brings Mediocrity To TNT Tonight

Last week, an eagle-eyed reader over at Motor Authority sent in some spy shots of a curious sedan sporting a "M" on the grill and a nameplate that read "Mediocrity". Painted... read more October 4, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Kia Sportage

Contest: Kia Teams With Yelp To Give You A Shot At Free Cash

In our world, Thursday is a day for optimism. The weekend's looming, the drink specials are flowing at local theme bistros, and tomorrow's Friday, which is essentially... read more September 30, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Kia Optima

Can Kia Catch Up With Hyundai In Quality, Reliability?

Kia is on track to set an all-time sales record in the U.S. this year, beating its previous 305,000 sales, and it's no surprise how: lots and lots of product. Over the past... read more September 29, 2010 by  3


 
2008 Saturn Astra

Saturn Dealerships Proved Perfect Fit For Kia's Expansion

Over the past several years, around the U.S., Kia has really started hitting its stride. And while simply getting into any of its new vehicles—like the redesigned 2011... read more September 29, 2010 by  0


 
bmw voice command 2009 011

Why Don't In-Car Voice Controls Work Better?

If you have one of the newer smartphones, like an iPhone or anything running Android, chances are you have an app (or several) that takes advantage of voice-recognition... read more September 28, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Kia Optima EX

Today at High Gear Media: Fireball Run, Paris Show and Optima

On Day 4 of the Fireball Run, Team High Gear Media is running a strong third in the points standings--and heinously late hours fueled by 5-hour energy potions. We sense an... read more September 27, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Kia Optima EX

2011 Kia Optima: UVO Allows Hands-Free Calling, Audio Features

In the 2011 Kia Optima, Bluetooth connectivity and USB device connectivity come standard—even on the base LX model. But if you step up to Kia's new UVO (short for... read more September 27, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Kia Optima EX

2011 Kia Optima: First Drive

Kia quite simply gets it: Basic doesn't have to be boring. We've seen it in the host of models the brand has introduced over the past model year: the Forte small sedan, the... read more September 27, 2010 by  2


 
2010 Mitsubishi Galant

Five Endangered Cars

Every year, a few more cars make their way to the automotive graveyard. When the recession began, frankly, we got misty-eyed at some of the cars that met an untimely end... read more September 16, 2010 by  4


 
iPod cable

Why Do I Have to Pay Another $40 For A Car iPod Cable?

Now that you've laid out $20,000, or $30,000--or even $100,000--for your new vehicle,you may be asking a touchy question of your salesperson: "Why the heck do I have to pay... read more September 13, 2010 by  12


 
2010 Kia Soul

TCC's Top Reviews for August 2010: Some Surprises

High Gear Media's editors know plenty about the newest 2011 cars, trucks and crossovers--but you, dear shoppers, are where the rubber truly meets the road. So, what cars are... read more September 8, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Kia Soul

Kia Recalls Soul, Sorento For Fire Hazard

Kia is recalling certain Soul and Sorento vehicles from the 2010 and 2011 model years. According to a release from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the... read more September 2, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Kia Optima

Today at High Gear Media: Hackers in Cars, Kia Optima, and Leaf

We've driven the 2011 Kia Optima enough for a very Quick Drive. First Drive? We'll save that for a future date. [MotorAuthority] Could your WiFi-connected car be vulnerable... read more September 1, 2010 by  0


 
Abarth Fiat 500C

Video: Fiat Launching This Year With 165 Dealerships In 119 U.S. Markets

A week ago, we told you that Chrysler's Sergio Marchionne was planning to meet potential Fiat dealers and explain his vision of the American Fiat network. Yesterday, the CEO... read more August 31, 2010 by  0


 
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