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U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Lets Mazda Seatbelt Lawsuit Proceed, But What Does It Mean?
U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Lets Mazda Seatbelt Lawsuit Proceed, But What Does It Mean?

The United States Supreme Court today ruled that the family of a woman killed in an accident in 2002 would be allowed to proceed with its suit against Mazda despite Mazda's compliance with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regulations on rear-seat safety belts. The federal ruling...Read More»

2011 Mazda MX-5 Miata
Mazda Offers 20% Discount On The Miata Via Facebook Deals (Sorry, U.K. Only)

One of 2010's biggest social media stories was the rise of group-buying services like Groupon and Living Social. These companies have been a hit with businesses and consumers alike, offering great discounts on products and raising visibility for entrepreneurs. (Think of the hugely successful...Read More»

2010 Mazda Tribute
An Overview of the 2011 Mazda Tribute

The 2011 Mazda Tribute is a sensible looking compact SUV. While the practical appearance may be appealing to some drivers, others may be inclined to hope for a more sporty look. There are four available trims on offer, the i Sport, i Touring, i Grand Touring, and s Grand Touring. If you live in...Read More»

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Miss South Dakota Takes On Distracted Driving

If you haven't yet picked favorites for the Miss America pageant this coming Saturday night, and you're concerned about distracted driving, listen to Miss South Dakota. The state's representative in the pageant, Loren Vaillancourt, has centered her message around distracted driving. Admittedly...Read More»

2011 Mazda2 First Drive
2011 Mazda2 Rated By IIHS, Misses Top Safety Pick

While the 2011 Mazda2 is respectable for safety, it’s not Top Safety Pick material. That's the message to take away from official safety ratings released this past week by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). The Mazda2 earned top 'good' results for frontal offset and the new...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2010 Sales Stats Are In: A Look At The Winners & The Losers

If you're old enough to read this, you're old enough to remember 2009's slumping auto market. Economists and auto analysts predicted that the U.S. would see a rebound in 2010, but now that the year has drawn to a close, inquiring minds want to know: were the pundits right? Let's take a look. The...Read More»

2011 BMW 1-Series M Coupe
Trending In Social Media This Week: BMW Unveils 1-Series M Coupe, Ford And Chrysler

Social Car News has partnered with real-time online buzz tracker OneRiot to bring you a weekly report on what's trending in the automotive social media world. Each week we monitor discussions across all platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Digg, MySpace, and blogs, to bring...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda5
Fuel-Pump, Corrosion Issue Prompts 2009-2010 Mazda5 Recall

Mazda5 models from the 2009 and 2010 model years are being recalled due to a possible fuel-system problem that could lead to stalling and trouble restarting the engine. According to a notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), water might not have been cleared from a...Read More»

2012 Mazda Mazda5
2012 Mazda5 On Sale January 2011, Priced From $19,990

Smaller than minivans, MPVs haven't caught on like wildfire here in the U.S. the way they have in Europe, but Mazda's Mazda5 is making good headway as one of the few offerings in the segment. The next version of the small van, the 2012 Mazda5 with Nagare concept-inspired styling, goes on sale in...Read More»

2011 Mazda MAZDA2 4-door HB Auto Sport Angular Rear Exterior View
Cheap Cars With Big Value: 2011 Mazda Mazda2

What’s a family to do without additional vehicles to handle the needs of various household members? Sometimes that extra car needs to be fuel-efficient and nimble enough to zip in and out of tight parking spaces, with room for friends and cargo – and affordably priced. Today’s...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda3
2011 Mazda3: Driven

The Mazda3 is one of our favorite small cars on the market, but with every drive, we're reminded that this benchmark fun-to-drive small car (and Mazda's best-seller) might not be the right choice for every small-car shopper. In our opinion, there's only one way to go regarding the body styles. The...Read More»

2011 Ford Flex
Smart Car Shopping: Six Great Deals This Week

Don't be misled. The automotive market did not experience a sudden recovery in September; and with a few exceptions, like trucks, October wasn't all that much better. The news merely looked good on paper because automakers traditionally compare current sales to sales figures from one year before --...Read More»

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Must Carmakers Use Best Safety Technology? Supremes To Decide

With tough new Federal crash-test procedures, and some cars offering as many as ten airbags, you might think that automakers do everything they can to meet the highest safety standards. And many do. But some automakers only fit equipment to meet the minimum requirement, especially if a model is...Read More»

2010 Kia Forte
Best 2011 Affordable Small Sedans: Part Two

In part one of this two-part series, we covered the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, Ford Fiesta, Honda Civic, and Hyundai Elantra. Here we pick up on the rest of the best 2011 affordable small sedans. Kia Forte With its 10 year/100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty (one of the best in the industry), and a...Read More»

2010 Mazda CX-7 s Grand Touring
2010 Mazda CX-7 - A Driver's Crossover

All automobiles have trade-offs. No matter how hard you try, you’re never going to get everything you need in one double or triple-box conveyance. In my household, the accent is always on fun, so a sporting vehicle is likely to make me happy. Yet when I need to carry more items than a couple...Read More»

2010 Mazda6
What Are The Insurance Costs For A 2011 Mazda6?

Many people are very curious to know what the insurance costs for the 2011 Mazda6 will be. Unfortunately, since the car has not yet been released in the United States, it’s difficult to know exactly what the expected insurance costs are. However, if you are planning on purchasing one of these...Read More»

2009 MAZDA3
This Owner Is Sticking By Her Mazda3

With the recent catastrophic Toyota acceleration problems, car manufacturers as well as the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) are cracking down on quality and getting to the bottom of any car complaints as quickly as possible. Just recently, Mazda notified the NHTSA board that...Read More»

2011 Honda CR-Z
Today at High Gear Media: Mazda Shinari, Regal and Post-Grad Cars

In today's morning mail, the Mazda Shinari--a gorgeous four-door coupe that we can't help but think would kick the RX-8 to the curb. Agreed? [MotorAuthority] The 2011 Buick Regal is one of the IIHS' Top Safety Picks this year, meaning it's earned top scores, has stability control, and meets new...Read More»

2010 Mazda Mazda6
Midsize Cars Cheaper Than Their Small Cousins

Not too long ago, if you wanted a small car for the fuel economy, but wanted to be surrounded by creature comforts and enjoy the drive, you were out of luck. All that has changed now. The new small cars reaching dealerships this summer can be equipped as borderline luxury cars, with leather...Read More»

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