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Rental Car Companies Disclose Personal Data to Government
Rental Car Companies Disclose Personal Data to Government

If you rent a car from Hertz, Avis, Budget, or Advantage, you might want to avoid running any red lights. If you do, and you get caught on camera, your credit card will get charged. The rental companies give your data to a company called American Traffic Solutions. This company runs red-light...Read More»

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Survey: Parents Need Music To Make Long Trips Easier

Used-car retailer Carmax recently commissioned a study asking parents what they could not live without on a long family road trip, and the top answer was music. The poll asked 500 parents of children aged 3 to 15 what they could not live without on a long trip, and 46 percent said they needed tunes...Read More»

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Chevrolet Parks Itself On Yahoo's Log-In Page

If you logged into your Yahoo.com account yesterday -- or if you plan to between now and Wednesday night -- you might see something unusual: the site's normally stark white log-in page has been papered over with wall-to-wall images of Chevrolet vehicles. It's part of a three-day U.S. campaign for...Read More»

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Family Car Advice: How to Research Your Next New-Car Purchase

One piece of advice that every car buyer hears is to "do your research." But what, exactly, does that mean? Well, in this day and age, it means hitting the Internet. Here are three quick strategies to pursue while doing your online shopping. 1. Visit the large review sites: There are tons of Web...Read More»

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Frugal Shopper: Does It Make Sense To Buy A Used Rental Car?

If you're thinking about a late-model used car instead of a new one, the used cars on offer by major rental companies can be tempting. From a price standpoint, you're getting a nearly new vehicle that's been regularly checked over and maintained, for a bit less than a comparable used car would cost...Read More»

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Build A Contest And They Will Come: Chevrolet Steps Up To The Plate For Kids And Baseball

Chevrolet has a longstanding relationship with Major League Baseball, and the happy couple's passion shows no sign of cooling. In fact, thanks to expanded team sponsorships and a new online contest, things between the two are heating up. This year, Chevy -- aka "the Official Vehicle of Major League...Read More»

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GM Expands Certified Pre-Owned Financing Deal To Chevy Malibu

General Motors has expanded low 3.9-percent financing on Certified Used models to include the Chevrolet Malibu. In February and March, GM was offering the deal on 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 models; now 2005-2010 Chevrolet Malibu models are also covered. The 3.9-percent APR financing applies for a term of...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Equinox
GM Opens 'Test Drive Studios' For Chevy Equinox, Malibu, Traverse

On the sales and marketing fronts, every automaker worth its salt is focusing lots of attention on social media. But in addition to those high-tech tools, General Motors is also going back to basics in the showroom, taking a good, long look at the way in which salespeople interact with customers...Read More»

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2012 Chevrolet Malibu Revealed In Official Patent Filings

One of America's strongest mainstream mid-size sedans, the Chevrolet Malibu, is confirmed to be getting ready for a revamp both inside and out for the 2012 model year. The updated car will feature new lines, new powertrains, and better fuel efficiency. The three are all related, however, and not...Read More»

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GM Launches A Campaign To Get Employees Excited About GM Vehicles

General Motors is kicking off a new word-of-mouth campaign to get people talking about its lineup of vehicles. The talkers GM has in mind? Its own employees. The campaign is a whistlestop event called the "Vehicle Plant Tour" -- which may not be the best title we've ever heard, but it's a pretty...Read More»

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Cars for Fast Families: Sedans Under $30k

Continuing our series on sporty alternatives for families who don't fit the boring-car sterotype, here are some four-door options for those with a little more dough to spend. 2010 Chevy Malibu It's not like Chevy is a little-known brand. But what might not be so well known is the considerable...Read More»

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Video: Chevrolet Kicks Howie Long To The Curb (For Now)

General Motors has seen a lot of changes in the past year: new staff, new board -- heck, technically speaking, it's a whole new company. GM has also begun using a new ad agency, Publicis, for much of its Chevrolet lineup, and the differences are immediately apparent in the latest spots for the...Read More»

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2010 Mazda6i Touring Plus: More Size, Features, and Power

Mazda has made significant improvements to their Mazda 6 with an all-new re-engineered car that is larger, has new features, and an increase in power. All this has been accomplished without significantly affecting the price, fuel economy, or driving dynamics. Just about every dimension inside and...Read More»

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IIHS Picks The Safest New Vehicles For 2010

The coveted Top Safety Pick designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) used to be quite exclusive—and a way for safety-conscious shoppers to narrow down their possibilities to a few top-rated vehicles in a segment. But since 2007, the number of Top Safety Picks has roughly...Read More»

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Your Guy Dove Into an Empty Swimming Pool Wearing a Car - The Mechanics of a Vehicle Rollover

CrasherCarl: EDGR Engineering, Design and Government Regulations Your guy dove into an empty swimming pool wearing a car. I am a long time CxSI - a Crash Scene Investigator. That means I am an engineer who examines the two aspects of an automobile crash. If a lawsuit is going to be attempted, I may...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Malibu vs. 1959 Chevy Bel Air
Head-On Crash: 2009 Chevrolet Malibu vs ’59 Bel Air

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air has been crashed into a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu—in a head-on frontal-offset test, at 40 mph. The result is not only interesting viewing for our inner gawkers; it's a lesson in how...Read More»

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Chevrolet Malibu Redesign Planned for 2012

One of America's strongest mainstream mid-size sedans, the Chevrolet Malibu, is confirmed to be getting ready for a revamp both inside and out for 2012. The updated car will feature new lines, new powertrains, and better fuel efficiency. The three are all related, however, and not just piecemeal...Read More»

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Midsize Sedans Earn Low Ratings In Fender-Bender Tests

A couple of months ago, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted fender-bender tests on a handful of minicars and subcompacts. The results weren't encouraging, with most scoring poorly, and only a few landing in the "acceptable" range. Now, the IIHS has conducted a second battery of...Read More»

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2010 Chevrolet Malibu Drops Hybrid: Here's Why

  In these days when being green and getting good fuel mileage is all the rage, why would the Malibu Hybrid go missing from Chevy's 2010 lineup? It seems strange, but really, it's not. Way back in 2006, I was in the initial wave of journalists to drive the new Saturn Vue Green Line, the first...Read More»

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