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Need Mazda Roadside Assistance? There's An iPhone App for That
Need Mazda Roadside Assistance? There's An iPhone App for That

Need help with your 2010 Mazda3 and its flat tire? Or maybe your 2010 CX-9 has some locked keys inside, completely someone else's fault? Now, in the ad lingo of the moment, there's an app for that. Mazda's joined the fray and built a new iPhone application that brings its owners roadside assistance...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Equus
Buy A 2011 Hyundai Equus, Get An iPad For Your Owner's Manual

Hyundai isn't a name most buyers instantly associate with luxury or higher-end hardware, though those in the know put the Genesis and its new big brother on par with Lexus' best offerings--at a bargain price. And to sweeten the deal, the 2011 Hyundai Equus--the new flagship sedan--gets a "tablet...Read More»

2011 Nissan Quest sketch
New York Auto Show: 2011 Nissan Quest A Minivan No More?

The 2011 Nissan Quest is on the move. This week at the 2010 New York Auto Show, the Japanese car company will show this sketch of the new Quest. But whether or not the new vehicle is a direct replacement for its current minivan, or a crossover vehicle more along the lines of the Ford Flex, remains...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus, at 2010 Detroit Auto Show
2010 Detroit Auto Show: Family Haulers Out In Force

There’s been a definite shift in consumer tastes towards smaller cars in the industry and nowhere is this more evident than in the family vehicle segment, where fuel economy, interior space and safety are crucial. Unsurprisingly most automakers, from affordable brands to luxury marques, are...Read More»

2010 Volvo XC90 FWD 4-door I6 Angular Front Exterior View
Volvo Will Stay Volvo, Even If It's Owned By Geely

According to post last week on Autoblog, fears that former Volvo executives had about the deal that Ford has to sell Volvo to Chinese automaker Geely--namely, fears that Geely is low on cash and that the company would change the way that Volvo is run. Never fear, says Autoblog. The site references...Read More»

2010 Subaru Outback
2010 Subaru Outback: Buyer Asks about Child Seats

Some families still want a good traditional station wagon. Especially when they learn they're about to have twins. Reader Ari Bajtner noticed the 2010 Subaru Outback review on our sister site FamilyCarGuide.com, and shot us a note. He writes, "Hey! My wife is expecting twins in April 2010. As our...Read More»

Ford Transit Connect Family One Concept
Car Shopping A Woman's World? Career, Kids Prompt Purchases

It's no secret or surprise that men and women shop for vehicles in very different ways. A number of studies from market-research firms have shown that while women place the most emphasis on practical attributes when shopping for a vehicle, men tend more often to gravitate to vehicles because of...Read More»

Teen driving
Don’t Get Your Teen Driver A Car—Sharing Is Safer

At one time, perhaps a generation ago, some experts preached that car ownership for teen drivers was one of the best strategies for emphasizing responsibility and accountability. If teens had to manage maintenance and other costs for their own vehicle, the logic went, they would be more likely to...Read More»

2010 Volvo C30
Volvo to Refresh 2010 C30

Volvo's compact C30 is getting a facelift for 2010, and the public will get its first look at the Frankurt Motor Show later this month. Most of the big changes will take place in front of the A-pillar, with the car getting a new honeycomb-style grille, new fenders and headlights, and a lowered...Read More»

2009 Volvo XC70
Reports: Geely Interested in Volvo

Volvo is for sale,  and according to Automotive News, the only currently interested buyer is Chinese automaker Geely. Automotive News reported that Volvo, which has been on sale since December, is being targeted by Geely, and that Geely is the lone bidder for the company, which parent company Ford...Read More»

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Daughter Of Resigned GM CEO Posts Crazy Rant On Facebook

Were sure GM CEO Fritz Hendersons resignation this afternoon would have been a shock to most, and even after the hours that have passed were still left wondering how the shock announcement came about.Someone proclaiming to be the daughter of Henderson, Sarah Henderson, has gone some way as to...Read More»

2010 Volvo XC60
2009 Volvo XC60 Preview

The safest car we have ever built – that’s the claim Volvo is making about the new XC60. From a firm that has built its entire reputation on making strong cars, it’s a bold statement. Designed as a baby brother to the XC90, an SUV which has been a massive success for the Swedish firm, the...Read More»

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