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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: 47 MPG City, Better Than Prius V?

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid: 47 MPG City, Better Than Prius V?

Ford touts its all-new 2013 C-Max Hybrid as more fuel-efficient, more powerful and cheaper than the Toyota Prius V, its closest rival. Ford is looking to entice consumers into trying a hybrid for the first time and hopes further that about 50 percent of C-Max Hybrid buyers will be conquest sales... read more

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Waze app update 3.2 for Android and iPhone

Waze Adds Real-Time Gas Prices For Summer Travelers: Video

Of the many traffic apps available for Android and iOS devices, Waze is one of our favorite. The app's latest update -- which rolls out today -- offers a range of new... read more June 20, 2012 by  0

2013 Ford Flex

Sporks On Wheels: The Most Useful Features in Crossover SUVs

When shopping for a crossover for the family, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with the 30-plus products on the market, let alone be able to hone in on what really... read more June 17, 2012 by  0

The First Years - IAlert app install screen grab

The First Years Car Seat Integrates First Parental Alert System

Child safety in the car just got a welcome boost as TOMY, the manufacturer of The First Years car seat, unveiled the first parental alert system available from any car seat... read more June 14, 2012 by  0

Google Maps in 3D

Google Adds New Tools For Travelers

Once upon a time, Google Maps was king of the world. After all, Google is one of a handful of companies that has the resources necessary to map the globe -- both from the air... read more June 7, 2012 by  0


TomTom Wants To Send You On A Tropical Island Road Trip

Across the Northern Hemisphere, folks are preparing for that time-honored tradition known as the summer road trip. Most of us will end up making fairly short hauls to the... read more June 4, 2012 by  0

David Hasselhoff and KITT from Knight Rider

KITT Is Coming: Dragon Drive! Lets You Dictate Texts On The Road

For decades, man has dreamed of speaking into thin air and having computers fulfill his every wish. Despite the potential downsides of living in such a world -- as seen in... read more May 23, 2012 by  0

AT&T texting-while-driving simulator, offered by The Peers Foundation

On Tour: AT&T Driving Simulator Helps Teens See Texting Danger

By now, most teens know that texting and handheld cellphone use while driving is dangerous. Yet they continue to do so; a Consumer Reports survey reported just last week that... read more May 17, 2012 by  2

Jon Cryer & Molly Ringwald in Pretty in Pink

Prom Night Rides: We Were All Such Losers, How About You?

'Tis the season for so many things: Final exams. Mother's Day. Termite swarms. And, of course, proms. On the first three, our staff of auto hounds don't have much to say... read more May 11, 2012 by  6

Texting and driving campaign from Responsible Young Drivers (Belgium)

Want To End Texting & Driving? Belgium Shows How It's Done (Video)

It seems as if every other day, there's another story about distracted driving: who's guilty, who's trying to end it, and new, unexpected dangers. But of all the news... read more May 8, 2012 by  2

2012 BMW 3-Series sedan

Test A BMW 3-Series & Support The U.S. Olympic Team

If you're a fan of luxury cars and the Olympic Games, BMW has devised a way for you to enjoy both at the same time. According the MediaPost, BMW has planned over 300... read more April 19, 2012 by  0

2012 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi Gives You The Day Off With A 2012 Outlander Sport (Video)

Spring has sprung, and you're itching to hit the showrooms for some test drives. The only thing standing in your way is this stupid thing called "work". No problem: if play... read more April 18, 2012 by  0

YouTube's Nikkie in a distracted driving ad from Volkswagen

Distracted Driving Tip: Don't Put On Make-Up & Drive (Video)

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so organizations around the world have ramped up efforts to remind motorists about the importance of keeping both eyes on the... read more April 17, 2012 by  0

BMW's Ultimate Drive app

BMW Offers $300 Mobile Voucher On New 3 Series…But There’s A Catch

Fancy getting into a new 2012 BMW 3 Series and still want a little extra cash as a motivator? The German automaker is offering a $300 mobile voucher good toward the purchase... read more April 11, 2012 by  0

Ford Driving Skills For Life

Ford’s Driving Skills For Life Trains Teens To Become Safer Drivers

With high school proms and graduation coming up, parents are likely to relax the rules and give their teens more latitude and driving privileges. Yet the fact is that a... read more April 10, 2012 by  0

Ford's Drive One 4 UR School program

Ford & Its Dealers Aim To Raise $1 Million For High Schools

Automotive advertising is big business -- in fact, no one burns through quite as many marketing dollars as car companies do. Add on the amounts spent by individual... read more April 5, 2012 by  0


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