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2008-2011 Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner May Suffer From Lingering Power Steering Flaw

2008-2011 Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner May Suffer From Lingering Power Steering Flaw

In May of last year, Ford Motor Company recalled more than 900,000 Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner models for a power steering flaw. Unfortunately, Ford's fix for the problem might not have worked as well as expected, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may launch an...

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April Lease Deals Make Several Lame-Duck Vehicles Worth A Second Look

April tends to be the time of the year when business at dealerships really starts to perk up. And after a particularly harsh winter for some regions of the U.S., it’s... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
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Dealers Gear Up To Fund GOP Presidential Candidates, But Will Tesla Supporters Lose Out?

It's no surprise that U.S. auto dealers and dealer networks skew heavily Republican. The GOP has built a reputation as being pro-business and anti-regulation -- stances that... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Genesis IIHS Top Safety Pick+

The Safest Vehicles Of 2015

Safety is no longer a back-burner priority for new-car shoppers. Across most types of vehicle shoppers, it’s one of the top concerns. Many families, as we recommend... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
2016 Kia Optima, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Kia Optima, 2016 Lexus RX, 2016 Smart ForTwo: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2016 Kia Optima Video Preview The Kia Optima has been a surprise—well, maybe not to Kia, but to the rest of the world. In the past it was an... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
1999 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Fiat Chrysler Hit With Nearly $150 Million Fine For Jeep Grand Cherokee Death

Late last week, a jury in Decatur, Georgia found Chrysler Group LLC (now, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) guilty for the 2012 death of four-year-old Remington Walden. Walden died... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
2015 Alfa Romeo 4C

The Most Beautiful Cars Of 2015

Which cars are beautiful? Plenty of vehicles are undeniably handsome, or good-looking, or at least styled well. And then there are those that deserve a pile-on of adjectives... read more April 6, 2015 by 


 
2016 Infiniti QX50

2016 Infiniti QX50 Video Preview

Look familiar? This luxury crossover’s been with us since 2007, but it’s been through a few names changes on its way to the 2015 New York Auto Show. ALSO SEE... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Lexus RX 350 F Sport

2016 Lexus RX Video Preview

Back in 1990, Lexus launched with the world-beating LS sedan. Since then, it’s been the RX crossover SUV that’s kept the doors open and the buyers buying. This... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Scion iA  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos (preview event)

2016 Scion iA Video Preview

Scion is Toyota's youth brand, but its lineup's grown old over the past few years. It's finally time for a trio of new models Scion promised last year--and this one is the... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Scion iM  -  live photos, 2015 NY Auto Show

2016 Scion iM Video Preview

]Scion has been starved for product over the past few years. Last year it said it would get three new vehicles, and previewed one of them with a concept. Now, we have the... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Nissan Maxima  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos

2016 Nissan Maxima Video Preview

For the past decade, the Nissan Maxima has been having an identity crisis. Originally it was Nissan's family sedan, then it became its so-called "four-door sports car." Today... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Kia Optima, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Kia Optima Video Preview

The Kia Optima has been a surprise—well, maybe not to Kia, but to the rest of the world. In the past it was an anonymous four-door forever in the shadow of the Camry... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 550e Plug-In Hybrid, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Video Preview

The Mercedes M-Class was the German automaker’s first American-made vehicle, and over three generations, it’s been a rousing sales success. This year, the M-Class... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 GMC Terrain Denali, 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 GMC Terrain Video Preview

GMC’s known for its big and brawny trucks and SUVs, but its crossovers are booming too. The mid-size Terrain was new for 2010—and this year it’s getting a... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Hyundai Tucson  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos

2016 Hyundai Tucson Video Preview

Here in America, we’re hitting peak crossover. It’s not enough to have one or two family-friendly SUVs—better to have three or four, and one of them better... read more April 4, 2015 by 


 


 
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