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Nissan Pathfinder Concept, Drudge's War On Volt : Today's Car News
Nissan Pathfinder Concept, Drudge's War On Volt : Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Cadillac teases the ATS one last time before its reveal and MINI tries to benefit from Saab's death with some unique marketing. We look at the timeline of Matt Drudge's war against the Chevy Volt and bring you up to speed with our 2012 Detroit Auto Show preview. All this...Read More»

2012 Toyota Camry Hybrid
Safety Counts: IIHS Names 115 Top Vehicle Picks For 2012

Not too long ago, safety ratings were details that only the most meticulous (and safety-minded) new-car shoppers paid attention to. But today, shoppers expect top safety as a given; frankly, it’s the price of entry for a family vehicle. And for 2012, those new priorities are showing: There...Read More»

2013 Dodge Dart Compact Sedan
2013 Dodge Dart, 2012 Audi A8 Reviewed, Subaru BRZ: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Audi A8, while Ford shows off a bigger, greener van--the 2013 Transit. The 2013 Shelby GT500 shows off its 5.8-liter V-8, and the 2013 Dodge Dart will have a 40-mpg EPA highway rating, because it has to. All this and more in today's car news, right here...Read More»

Aptera 2e
Toyota Supra Returning, Aptera Shuts Down, Kurt Busch: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, gas prices could hit $9 in Nome, Alaska this winter and a Chinese bank is looking at buying Saab. Cadillac confirms the debut of the ATS at the Detroit Auto Show, and a Honda executive has been arrested. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec
Chevrolet Volt Beats Dodge Challenger, Porsche 911 In Owner Satisfaction

If you keep up with auto news, you know there's been lots of talk about the Chevrolet Volt recently -- and not the good kind of talk, either. Today, however, Consumer Reports released its latest owner-satisfaction survey, and the results should give Volt fans a pleasant burst of good news. The...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt on test in Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2011
Looking For A Volt? More Now Available As GM Allows Dealers To Sell Demos

It’s no secret that Chevrolet Volt sales have been constrained due to availability. That, and the fact that dealers were eager to hold onto their single demonstrator Volt, if they had one, in order to bring traffic to the store. Now that General Motors has decided to allow dealers to sell...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Ford Slides, As Jeep Gains Traction As Most Reliable Domestic Brand

Ford has taken a significant tumble in reliability due to some of its latest vehicle technologies, while Jeep is now the most reliable domestic brand, according to the latest annual-survey data from Consumer Reports. Both of those pieces of news might come as a bit of a surprise. Consumers have...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt 5dr HB Angular Front Exterior View
Car Of The Year Short List, New NSX and Volt Sales: Car News Headlines

The North American Car and Truck of the Year short list is out--has your nominee been left on the cutting-room floor? (Do they even have "cutting rooms" anymore?) Attention, people: the Honda Ridgeline is not going anywhere, says Honda, so will you please stop rumormongering? The U.S. Treasury...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
GM Stands Firm, Refuses To Share Chevy Volt Secrets With China

It's common for people to cite China as a nation bent on world domination at the expense of the environment. After all, how many articles were written about the massive (and massively failed) cleanup of Beijing prior to the 2008 Summer Olympics, or the devastation wrought by the Three Gorges Dam?...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec
Klout's Featured Perk Is The Chevrolet Volt

Klout has been rewarding social media influencers around the world with what it calls "perks" for the last few months. Yesterday it announced the latest perk: a Chevrolet Volt. To be specific, the perk is to drive a Chevrolet Volt for three days. Klout plans to have the top technology...Read More»

Cadillac ELR extended-range electric car
Cadillac ELR, Chevy Volt-Based Luxury Electric Car: Confirmed

General Motors [NYSE: GM] has confirmed that it is developing the Cadillac ELR—a personal-luxury 2+2 coupe that will combine plug-in, range-extending electric-drive technology from the Chevrolet Volt with striking, uniquely Cadillac design and features. The confirmation follows an exclusive...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»

2009 Cadillac Converj Concept
Cadillac Converj Concept Confirmed For Production 2014 Model

Family car buyers looking for a greener and more upscale alternative to the Chevrolet Volt, take heart. Cadillac has just received the green light for a 2014 production version of the Cadillac Converj Concept. Astute readers will recall the Converj Concept was a smash hit at the 2009 Detroit Auto...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
When Can A 2011 Chevy Volt Save You Money? Consumer Reports Has An Answer

When Consumer Reports (CR) initially chimed in on the 2011 Chevy Volt last March, the organization was critical of the extended-range electric car. Their biggest objection was the Volt’s sticker price, followed closely by its actual cost to operate. To no one’s surprise, CR steered...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»

Toyota Prius Plug-In
Are Plug-In Hybrids A Waste Of Time? #YouTellUs

There's a war going on in the automotive universe, a battle between the plug-in hybrids and fully-electric cars. But which side is right, and does it matter? Nissan has launched the fully-electric Leaf hatchback while Chevrolet has launched the Volt, which is being advertised as an electric car...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt
2011 Chevrolet Volt Plug-In Hybrid Hatchback: Quick Drive

It's received accolades as the North American Car of the Year, Motor Trend Car of the Year, and it still doesn't fit the definition of what a "car" should be. The 2011 Chevrolet Volt front-wheel-drive hatchback is both an electric, or plug-in, car and a gas-powered car. Sounds like a personality...Read More»

Auto workers adjusting the chassis of the 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD
Need A Job? The U.S. Auto Industry Is Hiring

It seems like just yesterday we were the bearers of nothing but bad news: plant closures, salary cuts, and countless layoffs. But today, the auto industry has turned the corner, and some car companies in the U.S. are on a hiring spree. Why the sudden jump? Because after record low sales figures...Read More»

2011 Volvo S60 Performance Project
Saab Saga, Infiniti Gets Small, GM Recall: Car News Headlines

Volvo's S60 Performance Project hints at a possible PCP model, which is almost but not quite as unfortunately named as the Smart ED. [MotorAuthority] Saab says it's found a new sugar daddy, and announced three upcoming vehicles, but China's leaders have been pretty quiet on the whole topic...Read More»

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