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Lighter, Longer 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Revealed; Hatchback On The Way? Live Photo Gallery
Lighter, Longer 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Revealed; Hatchback On The Way? Live Photo Gallery

General Motors [NYSE: GM] has pulled the wraps off a fully redesigned version of its affordable mainstream compact sedan, the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze. While this model gets somewhat longer and more spacious, it also sheds 250 pounds and becomes more fuel-efficient. Its design also keeps with the...Read More»

2014 Volkswagen Golf Variant
2015 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Previewed By VW Golf Variant

We often wonder why Americans aren't a little more tuned-in to the sporty yet economical combination that a good wagon can provide. And here in the U.S., available now, there's no better example than the Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen--a model that is more engaging to drive than nearly any compact...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester
2014 Subaru Forester: First Look

Ahead of an official North American debut of the 2014 Subaru Forester at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Subaru has released first photos of its completely redesigned compact crossover—and based on this first glimpse, it looks more attractive Included with these photos is an outline of what will...Read More»

2013 Jaguar XKR Coupe
2013 Jaguar XK Preview

For 2013, Jaguar has lowered the price on its XK line of grand-touring luxury coupes and convertibles, and added a new Portfolio Pack edition to the lineup. With the introduction of a new Touring Coupe and Touring Convertible trim, entry prices for the 2013 XK now drop by more than $5,000 from...Read More»

2013 Jaguar XF
2013 Jaguar XF Preview

Jaguar’s XF sedans started a clean break, design-wise, from the brand’s more ornate, traditional ‘saloon’ past, and while they've been wildly successful over the past several years, it would be fair to say that its all-V-8 lineup has been a limiting factor—especially...Read More»

2013 Jaguar XJ
2013 Jaguar XJ Preview

Some luxury shoppers haven’t yet taken note of how radically the Jaguar XJ changed for the 2011 model year, when Jaguar seemingly awoke from a design slumber, peeling away from its stodgy, baroque past. But Jaguar isn’t waiting for them to catch up. For 2013, it’s keeping the...Read More»

2012 Mazda MAZDA3 with SkyActiv
2012 Mazda Mazda3 Preview: 40-MPG SkyActiv, New Base Hatch

Change is coming to Mazda's compact Mazda3 hatchback and sedan family for 2012, and the Japanese automaker looks poised to broaden its niche appeal to shoppers who want a responsive-driving car that also gets good mileage. Think 40 mpg for some Mazda3 models, plus better manual gearboxes and...Read More»

2012 Porsche 911
2012 Porsche 911, Fiat, 2012 Honda CR-V, 2013 Infiniti JX: Car News Headlines

Mercedes-Benz will build the M-Class Coupe in Alabama. [TheCarConnection] The 2012 Porsche 911 has been caught on video with barely any disguise. [MotorAuthority] Infiniti has released another teaser image of the upcoming 2013 JX Concept. [FamilyCarGuide] Will the 2012 Honda CR-V be best-in-class?...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa
2012 Nissan Versa Preview

The Versa sedan and hatchback models have been good choices for shoppers who want to spend used-car money and get a new car that also happens to have among the lowest ownership costs. And given that, it provides even more comfort and space than you might think; the Versa has been slightly bigger...Read More»

2013 Ford Taurus Limited
2013 Ford Taurus: Preview

Bringing Ford's legendary Taurus nameplate back on track has been one of the automaker's many miracles of the past several years. With the return of the Taurus SHO, and a heavy dollop of tech features and luxury refinement, Ford brought a once-great name back from the brink—as an excellent...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Accent
2012 Hyundai Accent Preview

Although Hyundai first pulled the wraps off the 2012 Accent at the Montreal auto show back in January, in Canadian-market form, it didn't pull the wraps off the U.S.-spec version until at the New York auto show—just a few months before the model's summer arrival at dealerships. And while we...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Preview: 2011 Detroit Auto Show

This fall, Chevy waves goodbye to the little-loved Aveo sedan and hatchback. But will the 2012 Chevrolet Sonic--the Aveo's replacement--be the right subcompact to pitch against car shoppers already infatuated with the Honda Fit and Ford Fiesta? The Sonic is a small four-door sedan or five-door...Read More»

2011 Ford Explorer
High Gear Media Covers the 2011 Ford Explorer

  Today's the big day--the 2011 Ford Explorer has been officially unveiled, and Ford is canvassing the country with live media events, social media Tweets, and just about every other kind of media known to man, to let you know about its new seven-seat crossover. The Explorer once was the...Read More»

2011 Honda Odyssey Touring
Preview: 2011 Honda Odyssey

•    What is it: The latest version of the best-selling minivan in the U.S. •    Key facts: Lower roofline but slightly wider; improved seating and fuel-efficiency •    On sale: Fall 2010 •    Price: est. $27,000 - $43,000 Honda has given an up-close look and video walk-around...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Cruze preview
Preview Drive: 2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Just a quick preview first drive of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze was enough to confirm that GM’s biggest challenge won’t be meeting or exceeding the competition, but sweeping away all those past perceptions of GM small cars. Among GM’s homegrown compacts, the Cavalier was always a step behind the...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2011 Hyundai Equus Preview

• What is it: The new luxury four-door from Hyundai, bigger than the Genesis sedan • Key facts: As long as an S-Class; shares its V-8 with the Hyundai Genesis • On sale: July 2010 • Price: $50,000 - $60,000 With the 2009 Hyundai Genesis successfully launched, the Korean...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Aveo (RS Concept, 2010 Detroit Auto Show)
2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2011 Chevrolet Aveo Preview

The latest on the 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) surfaced earlier today in grainy unauthorized photos--but now you don't have to wait any more to see the first official photos of the 2011 Chevrolet Aveo. The new Aveo's due for a Detroit auto show preview on Monday, and GM's...Read More»

2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe
2011 Cadillac CTS-V Coupe Preview

• What is it? Cadillac’s answer to the BMW M3 coupe and the Audi S5 Coupe and Cabriolet • The basics: A monster 556-horsepower supercharged V-8, rear-wheel drive, automatic or manual transmissions • On sale: Fall 2010, with a world debut at the 2010 Detroit auto show • Price: $70,000-plus...Read More»

2011 Nissan Leaf prototype
Preview Drive: 2011 Nissan LEAF EV Prototype

High Gear Media has at last driven the 2011 Nissan LEAF electric car. Okay, admittedly it's a stretch to say that we actually drove the LEAF, but we did take a quick spin in a vehicle that demonstrates, according to Nissan, how the LEAF will perform and feel behind the wheel. In an unusual—and...Read More»

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