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Do You Think 54.5 MPG By 2025 Is Good Or Bad? #YouTellUs
Do You Think 54.5 MPG By 2025 Is Good Or Bad? #YouTellUs

Are you ready for 54.5 mpg? On Friday when President Obama announced the new corporate fuel economy standards that will go into effect by 2025, 13 automakers said they were ready. But are consumers? To achieve these new standards, automakers will have to invest in lighter materials and new...Read More»

2 Million MINI sweepstakes on Facebook
MINI Is Giving Away Its 2,000,000th Car On Facebook

Need a new car? Want something cute, stylish, fun to drive, that won't cost an arm and a leg? How's about a MINI? If you're lucky, you can get one for practically nothing. No, really: nothing. MINI is running a sweepstakes on its Facebook page, and when all is said and done, the automaker will give...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
Tell Us Your Favorite High-Horsepower, Low-Dollar Car #YouTellUs

With all the buzz surrounding the BMW i announcement today, we must not forget about the big old rumbling V-8. In an age where a Corvette with over 400 horsepower can easily average 25 mpg on the highway, the V-8 is alive and well. From the reborn pony car wars to the Koreans bringing a 5.0-liter...Read More»

2001 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 coupe
Tell Us What Your Favorite Chevrolet Is #YouTellUs

Chevrolet is about to turn 100 old. In that 100 years the brand has touched many lives and has acquired many loyal fans. From the Camaro to the Chevelle, the Bow Tie has offered some sweet rides. While some will argue the 2011 Corvette ZR1 is the lord of all Chevys, others could argue the 1912...Read More»

100 Years of Chevrolet
Chevy Turns 100: Vote For Your Favorite Chevy Of All Time

It's hard to believe, but Chevrolet is about to hit the 100-year mark -- and to celebrate its centennial, the company wants you to help pick the best Chevy of all time. In true sporting fashion, Chevy has selected 16 of its own fave rides and put them into brackets. The models span the full length...Read More»

Sleazy Car Salesman
Are You Able To Afford A New Car? #YouTellUs

With the U.S. budget in shambles and an August 2 deadline looming on raising the debt ceiling, many consumers are thinking hard about whether they can afford a new vehicle. But then again, some may feel they can't afford not to buy a new vehicle. If our budget problem isn't resolved before August...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa Sedan
Which One's The Small-Car Champ: Accent, Fiesta, Fit, Sonic, Versa, or Yaris? #YouTellUs

As gas prices continue to fluctuate, consumers are now considering subcompact cars more than ever. But what do you look for when buying a subcompact car? Is driving fun a main factor when considering which subcompact you want in your garage? Or are price and safety ratings your main concern? What...Read More»

2012 Honda CR-V Concept
Will The 2012 Honda CR-V Be Best-In-Class? #YouTellUs

Honda is set to launch the new 2012 CR-V later this year. Earlier this morning it previewed the new CR-V with an image of a concept. While this concept may look a little too aggressive to be the new CR-V, strip away the large wheels, dark window tint and fender flares, and you have a good look at...Read More»

GMC's updated website with Facebook integration
Buick, GMC Now Let You Share Your Dream Ride On Facebook

General Motors' marketing team have working overtime to make the company's brands attractive to tech-friendly consumers. A couple of weeks ago, the company announced that its popular OnStar system would finally come to non-GM vehicles on July 24 (i.e. yesterday), and now the automaker has unveiled...Read More»

2011 Porsche Sport Drive
2011 Porsche Sport Drive: Getting Butts In Seats

Porsche has stated in no uncertain terms that it wants to grow its sales volume. Porsche feels it has a perception issue -- it thinks consumers view its cars as expensive and impractical. Like other automakers, it realizes that one of the best ways to help change peoples minds is to get butts in...Read More»

2012 Porsche 911 Prototype On Fire
Where Do You Drive To Beat The Heat? #YouTellUs

In some places in the U.S. it is so hot outside, you'd think your car is about to melt or instantly start on fire. Add to that some record humidity levels, and it has been pretty miserable for some places. Some people view hot weather as an opportunity to go for a cruise. Whether it be down...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Elantra
Will Hyundai Be Asia's Number One Soon? #YouTellUs

For a long time Toyota has been the number one Asian automaker. If Hyundai continues down the current road will it conquer the number one spot? It's no secret that Hyundai has been on a roll lately. Credit goes to the marketing department, styling team, and the engineering teams. The new Sonata...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Concept
What Should The Next-Gen Corvette Be Like? #YouTellUs

The Chevrolet Corvette is an American icon, but it is finally ready for a refresh. Chevrolet has already told us that the next-generation Corvette (C7) is on the way soon, though very few details have leaked out. Design Chief Ed Welburn has already confirmed the C7 will feature a split-rear window...Read More»

2011 Cadillac SRX
Groupon Works For Cupcakes, Not Cadillacs: Why It Failed

Last week, we told you about LaFontaine Buick GMC Cadillac's experiment with Groupon. It was the first time that the popular online coupon service had been used to sell new cars, and folks throughout the auto industry held their collective breath, wondering if it would work. If you were one of...Read More»

GM OnStar FMV
Win OnStar FMV System Via Facebook Contest

Earlier today, OnStar announced its OnStar For My Vehicle (FMV) system for launch on July 24th. If you can't wait that long, or just want it for free, OnStar is giving out OnStar FMV via a Facebook contest. OnStar FMV adds OnStar to most non-GM vehicles with an aftermarket mirror that replaces your...Read More»

Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson
Is It Too Easy To Acquire A Driver's License? #YouTellUs

Driving while distracted is the new media epidemic, and there's a lot of truth to the hype. But beyond texting, eating, reading, and working while driving, should some of these people even be driving? Are they receiving the proper training, or just slipping through the cracks of the system?...Read More»

Skoda's 'Family Composer' website
Skoda Uses Spotify To Put Romance In the Passenger's Seat

The music service Spotify is a big hit with younger consumers, and not surprisingly, advertisers from every industry are going full-tilt capitalize on its booming popularity. Here in the U.S., most of those marketing tactics have been fairly ho-hum, but Volkswagen's Skoda brand is doing something...Read More»

Toyota Prius Plug-In
Are Plug-In Hybrids Important? #YouTellUs

The battle of the hybrids has become more complicated over the past year, and the complications aren't about to stop. It used to be you either bought a hybrid or you didn't. Now you can buy a hybrid, plug-in hybrid, electric car, or conventional gasoline-powered vehicle. But are all these options...Read More»

2011 Scion iQ
Is The iQ What Scion Needs? #YouTellUs

Cue up the Neil Diamond because the Scion iQ is finally coming to America. Arriving on the West Coast in October, the miniature Scion is set to do battle with the new Fiat 500, Ford Fiesta, and other subcompacts. The Scion line-up currently consists of three compact vehicles with the iQ making up...Read More»

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