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August 11, 2014
2012 Hyundai Genesis

2012 Hyundai Genesis

From The Car Connection:

Hyundai Slapped With $17.35 Million Fine For Delayed Recall Of The 2009-2012 Genesis

Last fall, South Korean automaker Hyundai recalled Genesis vehicles from the 2009-2012 model years. Unfortunately for Hyundai, the recall was long overdue, and now the company has been hit with a $17.35 million fine from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Car Prices Are Growing Faster Than Our Salaries, But We've Got New Ways Of Nabbing Bargains

If you're a new car shopper, we have good news and bad news. How's about we start with the bad news first?

Toyota Replacing Brake Components On 2007-2011 Camry Hybrid

Toyota has launched a customer-satisfaction service campaign on certain 2007-2011 Toyota Camry hybrid vehicles that could, without warning, lose power assist for their brakes.

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR

From Motor Authority:

2015 Land Rover Range Rover Sport SVR Revealed: Video

Land Rover’s high-performance Range Rover Sport has finally landed. The vehicle is the 2015 Range Rover Sport SVR, and it’s the first volume production model from Jaguar Land Rover’s new Special Vehicles Operations unit.

2015 Chevrolet SS Preview

Chevrolet’s SS muscle sedan is heading into the 2015 model year with some worthwhile updates, the majority of them designed to bolster the car’s performance. While it’s been little secret that the 2015 Chevy SS will be available with a six-speed manual transmission and magnetic dampers, it’s been revealed that the car will also feature Brembo brakes at the rear.

NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Hits And Kills Kevin Ward Jr. During Sprint Car Race: Video

NASCAR star Tony Stewart was involved in a tragic accident that led to the death of up-and-coming driver Kevin Ward Jr. Saturday night during a sprint car race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. Stewart, a three-time Sprint Cup champion, and a regular in the rowdy dirt events, drove into Ward who had climbed out of his car and onto the track after an accident on a prior lap, killing him.

2014 Tesla Model S in China

2014 Tesla Model S in China

From Green Car Reports:

More 'Tesla Truth' Reveals Depths Of Derangement Over Electric-Car Maker

Tesla Motors has existed for more than 10 years now, and it's built and sold more than 50,000 electric cars. It's become a genuine U.S. automaker, albeit a very small one, and it now sells all over the world--and garners more media coverage than its volume alone might warrant.

Mazda CX-3 Subcompact Crossover 'Not That Far Away'

Mazda is set to field a competitor to cars like the Nissan Juke, Jeep Renegade and Buick Encore by 2016. Likely dubbed 'CX-3', the subcompact crossover would slot in under the CX-5 in Mazda's lineup.

Where Are Natural-Gas Vehicles Most Popular And Most Numerous?

Natural gas is very much in the public consciousness right now, if not for all the best reasons. Seen as a cleaner, more energy-independent fuel than fossil fuel oil, it nevertheless has its detractors, largely concerning the 'fracking' process through which it is extracted from the ground.


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