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2015 Honda Fit: Powertrain Preview Drive
2015 Honda Fit: Powertrain Preview Drive

Over the next several years—and spearheaded by the 2013 Honda Accord that’s already at dealerships—Honda plans to introduce an entire lineup of new fuel-saving Earth Dreams engines and transmissions in its cars. That includes a range of next-generation direct-injection engines...Read More»

gauge cluster - 2012 Mazda5
Why Does My New Car Have No Temp Gauge?

While cars are coming with increasingly complex instrument panels, you might notice one feature is missing from your new vehicle: the coolant temperature gauge. Over the past several years, we've noticed the trend across a wide range of vehicles. Such is the case, too, with the latest versions of...Read More»

Car repair
Communication: The Auto Repair Minefield

Communicating in a car repair environment can be like an extended stay at the Tower of Babble. Not only is the vocabulary list technically challenging, its extensive use of acronyms makes an extended conversation nearly useless unless you can decode unrelated vowels and consonants strung together...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata First Drive
Hyundai, Please Build The Sonata Coupe!

The new Hyundai Sonata sedan is the boldest styling stroke in its class. It instantly makes the Toyota Camry look overwrought, especially with its pseudo Bangle butt, and the Honda Accord sedan looks downright dowdy in comparison. Recently there has been speculation that Hyundai might build a coupe...Read More»

Volkswagen Beetle Global RallyCross car at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show
Volkswagen Beetle Withe 340HP Review

The Volkswagen Beetle, also known as the Volkswagen Kaffer, has already become a symbol in the automotive world, but this hasn't stopped tuners from modifying it, most often by using Porsche engines. Once again, a new tuned up version of the Volkswagen Beetle has appeared. This time, the car has...Read More»

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