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Mid-Size SUVs With Forward Collision Avoidance Systems

Mid-Size SUVs With Forward Collision Avoidance Systems

Families looking to buy vehicles with safety features that pay off may want to take a good look at mid-size SUVs offering forward collision avoidance systems. Volvo XC60 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just recognized the Volvo XC60 luxury mid-size crossover SUV’s City... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

Manufacturers Agree To Standardized Towing Tests For Trucks

Ask any truck fan who has the highest towing capacity, and you’re likely to get an answer that falls along brand affiliation lines. Ford guys will tell you that... read more July 11, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving

Police Enforcement Reduces Distracted Driving

Some sobering news: most drivers are distracted up to 50 percent of their time behind the wheel. More than 33 percent regularly use a mobile phone behind the wheel and over... read more July 11, 2011 by  3


 
2006 Mazda Miata

Young Drivers Master The Manual, Thanks To Hagerty Insurance

There’s been a lot of press lately over the demise of the manual transmission, with some fighting tooth and nail to retain the row-it-yourself gearbox and others... read more July 11, 2011 by  4


 
2012 Ford Focus

Adaptive Cruise Control Available For Ford Focus, Just Not Here

In Europe, buyers of the 2012 Ford Focus can equip their cars with adaptive cruise control. Once found exclusively on luxury cars, the technology has decreased in cost to the... read more July 8, 2011 by  1


 
Mopar accessories for 2011 Chrysler 300

Chrysler Concedes Limo Market To Lincoln

For decades, limousines and livery cars were either Lincoln Town Cars or Mercury Grand Marquis sedans. Sure, Cadillac made an attempt to hold their place in the market, but... read more July 8, 2011 by  5


 
2011 Saab 9-4X

Saab's 9-4X Hits Dealers, But Are There Customers?

Saab’s 9-4X crossover is built by General Motors in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, so production hasn’t been affected by Saab’s assembly line shutdown in Sweden. The... read more July 8, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Lincoln MKT

2012 Lincoln MKT Price Cut, Ordering Simplified

It’s no secret that the current Lincoln MKT is the worst-selling vehicle in Lincoln’s product catalog. Through June, the automaker moved just 2,507 units, an... read more July 8, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Mitsubishi i

NHTSA To Mandate Pedestrian Alert Tones For Hybrid, Electric Cars

There’s a koan in Zen Buddhism that effectively asks, “What is the sound of one hand clapping?” The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... read more July 8, 2011 by  3


 
Suzuki Kizashi Sport SLS:  The Special K

Paranoid or Prepared? Suzuki Moving Japanese Operations

Seismologists in Japan say there’s an 87 percent chance of a magnitude 8.0 quake hitting the Tokai region (between Tokyo and Nagoya) in the next 30 years. That region... read more July 7, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ

GM's Pickup Inventory Approaches Troubling Levels

When General Motors planned production of pickup trucks for 2011, the automaker counted on a strong economic recovery to drive pickup sales to pre-recession levels. Given... read more July 7, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Saab 9-5 Aero

Saab Gets Green Light For Property Sale, Sets Production Start Date

Things are looking better and better for Saab these days. After months of the Swedish automaker teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, this week has them announcing three new... read more July 7, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze

Buy A GM Vehicle, Get Free Car Insurance

If you live in the states of Washington or Oregon and are shopping for a new Chevrolet, Buick, GMC or Cadillac, we’ve got some good news for you. Through September 6... read more July 7, 2011 by  2


 
2002 Chrysler Concorde

New Study Shows That We're Keeping Cars Longer

Sales of luxury brands like Audi and BMW may be up, but those of us Americans not in the “luxury car” tax bracket are keeping our cars longer, according to a... read more July 7, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Scion tC RS 7.0

What Cars Are Generation Y Consumers Buying?

Generation Y consumers are critical to automakers, since the 18- to 27-year-old demographic helps to set trends and advance technology. The latest Buick model hay have an... read more July 7, 2011 by  3


 
2012 Fiat 500C Cabrio, Vanderbilt Mansion, Hyde Park, NY

2012 Fiat 500 Yields Some Post-Launch Surprises

No one really knew how well the Fiat 500 would sell in the United States. Brand champions, such as Fiat North America head Laura Soave, predicted success, based on the... read more July 6, 2011 by  9


 
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