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2012 Buick Verano: The Sounds Of Silence
2012 Buick Verano: The Sounds Of Silence

Think about the concept for a moment: A family car that promises – and delivers – the sounds of silence. Now think about the typical stresses and noise that go along with everyday family life. Wouldn't it be nice to get in a family car that gives you that precious quiet time? The...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry XLE
2012 Toyota Camry: First Drive

Practical, value-minded American families used to be wild about the Toyota Camry. But a few model years ago, word started to spread among shoppers—and review sources—that the outgoing Camry felt cut-rate inside compared to the competition, and it was no longer the refinement or...Read More»

2012 Ford Taurus
2012 Family Cars With Blind-Spot Monitors

With safety technology such an important family car consideration, finding the right vehicle that meets all your requirements and offers advanced safety features that aren’t cost-prohibitive is often a difficult task. One safety technology that’s probably worth the cost is the...Read More»

No spare tire
Demise Of Spare Tires: Update On A Growing Trend By Automakers To Ditch Them

Now that the next-generation of tough fuel economy standards has been approved, mandating 54.5 mpg by 2025, the scramble by automakers to eke out every last pound of weight from cars will begin in earnest. That very likely includes a move, already underway, to forego full-size spare tires in many...Read More»

2009 kia knd 5 concept 001
Kia Working On Rear-Drive Sedan, Electric Vehicles: Report

Although Kia is owned by Hyundai, the two companies operate as nearly separate entities. Sure, there’s platform sharing and Kia even builds the Hyundai Santa Fe in West Point, GA for Hyundai. Still, the product lines between the two automakers remain (mostly) distinct. If Car and Driver is...Read More»

2012 Lexus IS
2012 Lexus IS Stays The Course

If you were looking for a long list of changes to the 2012 Lexus IS series, you’re going to be disappointed. In fact, the only changes for 2012 are these: Nebula Gray Pearl paint replaces Smoky Granite Mica paint, and Fire Agate Pearl paint replaces Glacier Frost Mica paint. That’s not...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Sonic
2012 Chevrolet Sonic: Quick Drive

Earlier this year we brought you our preview of the upcoming 2012 Chevrolet Sonic, a new subcompact that's set to replace the Aveo duo this fall. Last week, we took our first quick spin in the Sonic, and even before we've spent seat time in a production-series car, we're sure Chevy's made a smart...Read More»

2012 Lexus IS
2012 Lexus IS Sedan: Preview

Details are now available on the 2012 Lexus IS line and, although the changes aren’t dramatic since the restyled IS range was introduced last year, there’s enough to satisfy consumers looking for a well-contented luxury family sedan. Sedan and convertible models are available in the IS...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
Consumer Reports: 2011 Chevrolet Volt Can Save You Money

Prospective buyers of all kinds of products often look to Consumer Reports (CR) to weigh in on recommendations for one brand versus another. It’s no different when it comes to choices for family cars, including hybrids and electric vehicles (EVs). In fact, since buying a vehicle is generally...Read More»

Cadillac Converj Concept
Chevy Volt-Based Cadillac Converj Approved For 2014

The gorgeous Cadillac Converj hit the auto show stage back at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Many people in the industry didn't expect the Converj concept to make production, and these predictions were confirmed when the project was cancelled two years ago. Today GreenCarReports received new...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Teaser
Updated: 2012 Toyota Camry Teased On Twitter, Facebook

Update: Toyota has released yet another teaser shot today. While we drove the new 2012 Toyota Camry last week, we're still under a first-drive embargo until later this month. That won't stop us from bringing you this photo, though. Toyota just posted a sneak peek at the front end of the new 2012...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Teaser
Updated: Toyota Posts Yet Another 2012 Camry Teaser on Twitter, Facebook

Update: Toyota has released yet another teaser shot today. Toyota is clearly excited about the new 2012 Camry. So much so that it shared a teaser photo on Twitter and Facebook, for its social-media hardcores. Reactions from fans on Facebook overall seem to be positive. With over 200 likes and 55...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer ES
Hungry For Sales, Mitsubishi Expands AWD Lancer Offerings

In 2011, buying an all-wheel-drive Mitsubishi Lancer required you to purchase either the high-performance 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution or its slightly detuned stable mate, the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Ralliart. Both are fine cars, but their high-strung turbocharged engines and stiff suspensions...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus
2012 Ford Focus: Test Drive One, Share Via Facebook?

As marketing promotional events go, a ride and drive isn’t that unique. It is, however, one of the most expensive ways to get a new product noticed. Ford thinks it has a better idea in its multi-city “Start More Than a Car. Get More Than a Test Drive” event to capture 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 Buick Regal with eAssist
2012 Buick Regal With eAssist Priced From $29,530

Family buyers looking for a mid-size luxury sedan that’s sporty and offers mild hybrid technology and fuel efficiency may find what they’re looking for in the 2012 Buick Regal with eAssist. Buick announced that the mild hybrid version of the 2012 Regal will start at $29,530, including...Read More»

Cadillac XTS Platinum Concept
Cadillac XTS Luxury Sedan Confirmed For Spring 2012

Spicing up the summer doldrums, General Motors announced today that Cadillac will launch the XTS large luxury sedan in spring 2012. Making the announcement, GM North America President Mark Reuss said that the XTS and an all-new compact luxury sports sedan, codenamed ATS, will bracket the current...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350 teaser image, brightened to show detail.
2013 Lexus GS Teaser Image Shows Up On Facebook

Yesterday we brought you an exclusive heads-up that Lexus would be launching the custom 2013 GS tab on its Facebook fan page today. Right on cue, the custom tab launched early this morning. The new 2013 Lexus GS tab on the Lexus Facebook page invites fans to upload a photo of themselves. Lexus will...Read More»

2013 Cadillac ATS teaser
Cadillac Announces XTS And ATS On Twitter

We've known the Cadillac ATS and XTS are coming, but didn't have confirmed dates until now. This morning production of both the XTS and ATS was confirmed via Twitter, and shortly after announced on GM's media site. The ATS is being used as a codename for Cadillac's upcoming compact luxury sports...Read More»

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