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Shelby Builds A Mustang For The Masses: The Shelby GTS
Shelby Builds A Mustang For The Masses: The Shelby GTS

One of the biggest obstacles to owning a Shelby Mustang has always been the price of admission. Ford’s own Shelby GT500 Mustang starts at close to $49,000, and cars tuned by Shelby American (the tuning company backed by Carroll Shelby himself) begin at even higher prices. A Shelby GT350, for...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 200 S
Chrysler: Frequent Design Changes Key To Sales Growth

If you're shopping for a new car and have a preference for Chrysler Group products, expect to see frequent model updates from Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep in the coming years. Ralph Gilles, head of design at Chrysler (and president & CEO of Dodge) believes that frequent styling changes may be the...Read More»

2012 Nissan Versa
2012 Nissan Versa: Dirt-Cheap Compact Unveiled At 2011 NY Auto Show

Nissan looks to stick to its bragging point as offering the least-expensive compact car in the market with the introduction of the 2012 Nissan Versa at the 2011 New York Auto Show. How cheap is it? Some call it dirt-cheap, and at just $10,990, that descriptor seems accurate. The new front-wheel...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Accent
With An Accent On Fuel Economy, Hyundai Updates The Subcompact

It's no secret that Hyundai's 2011 Sonata and Elantra models are out-of-the-park home runs for the Korean automaker. Now Hyundai is looking to bring the same sales success to the subcompact car market with the introduction of their all-new Accent. Available as a four-door sedan or a five-door...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu ECO
2013 Chevrolet Malibu ECO: Most Fuel-Efficient Mid-size Sedan In Chevrolet’s 100-year History

What a fitting way for Chevrolet to celebrate Earth Day – introducing the 2013 Malibu ECO, the most fuel-efficient mid-size sedan in its history, at the opening of the 2011 New York Auto Show. ECO is based on the all-new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu mid-size sedan, a four-door, five-passenger...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
Hyundai's Assurance Program Now Guarantees Trade-In Value

Just a few weeks back, Hyundai announced that their “Hyundai Assurance” buyer protection program would no longer cover job loss. Today, Hyundai has announced a new element of their Hyundai Assurance program, one meant to target any doubt consumers may have about the resale value of...Read More»

BMW ActiveE
BMW ActiveE: Important Proving Ground For BMW’s First All-Electric Vehicle, The i3

BMW, eager to get in the electric-car arena, announced this week in New York that it will lease 700 of its BMW ActiveE cars beginning this fall in select markets for a $499 per month, 24-month lease with $2,250 down. The ActiveE, a four-seater, is based on the 1 Series Coupe. The company will begin...Read More»

2012 Cadillac CTS Coupe
2012 Cadillac CTS Gets More Power, More Features

Cadillac’s CTS series gives domestic car shoppers an alternative to European sedans, coupes and station wagons. It’s snagged its share of awards over the years, making Cars and Driver’s 10 Best List and Automobile’s All-Stars list. It gets even better for the 2012 model...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Camaro 45th Anniversay Edition. Image: © GM Corp.
Chevy Camaro Outpaces Ford Mustang In Sales

Last year, Chevy sold more Camaros than Ford did Mustangs. In some ways, that was easy to understand; after all, the Camaro had just returned to the market after an eight year absence. Ford did its best to compete by updating the V-6 and V-8 engine offerings in the Mustang, but it wasn’t...Read More»

GM logo
U.S. Government Ponders GM Exit Strategy

If you were a 26.5 percent shareholder in a major corporation with a declining stock value, what would you do? Would you look to dump your shares, which you bought at $53 each, at a market price currently below $30? Would you hold onto them, in hopes that the shares would recover some additional...Read More»

2011 Buick Regal
General Motors Announces Price Increase

General Motors has announced an upcoming price increase on vehicles from Buick, Chevrolet, GMC and Cadillac, due largely to the increase in oil and metal costs. The automaker hasn’t provided a model-by-model breakdown yet, but states that the average per-vehicle increase will be $123. GM did...Read More»

2012 Volkswagen Beetle
2012 Volkswagen Beetle Bows At New York Auto Show

With a goal to “design a new original,” Volkswagen designers dove into the design process to create an instantly recognizable, yet wholly-new iteration of the classic Beetle. Consumers will be able to judge for themselves with the debut of the all-new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle two-door...Read More»

Mazda Minagi concept
Mazda's New Compact Crossover To Be Called CX-5

In keeping with Mazda’s recent naming conventions for crossover vehicles, the manufacturer has confirmed that the replacement for the outgoing Mazda Tribute will be called the CX-5. Based on the Mazda Minagi concept shown at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, the CX-5 will be the first...Read More»

2012 Cadillac CTS 2-door Coupe Premium RWD Gear Shift
2012 Cadillac CTS Models Lose Shift-It-Yourself Option

When Cadillac launched the CTS Sedan, and later the CTS Coupe, they presented the cars as a viable option to European sport sedans and coupes. Part of Cadillac’s marketing strategy was to offer CTS sedan or coupe models with either a manual or an automatic transmission, just as buyers of BMW...Read More»

2011 Audi A8
Best 2011 Car Interiors: Ward’s Picks The 10 Best

It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. Imagine having to sit in and drive 51 all-new cars or those with significantly upgraded interiors. Editors at Ward’s took to the assignment during February and March and ultimately determined the list of Ward’s 10 Best Interiors...Read More»

All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric
Electric Cars Lead Cities To Amp Up

Better get ready for electric vehicles – if you want to stay with the times. That seems to be the message that some two dozen U.S. cities have gotten and are responding to with ambitious plans. On Wednesday, Ford Motor Company released its list of the top 25 most electric-vehicle ready...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu leaked
2013 Chevrolet Malibu: New Photos

General Motors’ Chevrolet division has just released two new photos of the next-generation Chevrolet Malibu family sedan, which goes on sale next year as a 2013 model. The all-new Chevy Malibu will have its world premiere at the Shanghai Auto Show simultaneous with a webcast on Facebook...Read More»

2006 Ford F-150 Harley-Davidson
Ford To Announce Expanded F-150 Recall

Yielding to pressure from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Ford has agreed to recall an additional 1.2 million F-150 pickup trucks for potential problems with their airbag system. The NHTSA has received nearly 300 reports of accidental airbag deployment in 2004 to 2006...Read More»

2011 Nissan Leaf
Kelley Blue Book’s Top 10 Green Cars For 2011

When editors of Kelley Blue Book prepared to select the “Top 10 Green Cars for 2011,” KBB’s annual listing of the most fuel-efficient cars, they sought to balance what buyers want in today’s cars – safety, creature comforts and driving enjoyment – with fuel...Read More»

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