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Benz Diesels, Bentley's SUV, 2012 Nissan Leaf: Car News Headlines
Benz Diesels, Bentley's SUV, 2012 Nissan Leaf: Car News Headlines

The 2012 Benz ML350 BlueTec clean diesel will pay back its price premium in less than three and a half years, Mercedes says. [TheCarConnection] The CEO of Bentley has confirmed plans for an SUV: cue the doom-y music? [MotorAuthority] A report says the 2012 Chevrolet Impala will get an EPA-rated 30...Read More»

2012 Chevrolet Impala Leaked
2012 Chevrolet Impala Gets A 30 MPG Highway Rating

Remember the days when you had to choose between horsepower and fuel economy? You could pick one or the other, but asking for both usually ended in disappointment. Not so with the 2012 Chevrolet Impala, which gets a fuel economy rating of 30 mpg highway and 18 mpg city. That’s an increase of...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Impala
Chevy Impala Owners File Class Action Lawsuit Against GM

Do you own a 2007 or 2008 Chevrolet Impala? Have you gone through an alarmingly high number of rear tires since you’ve owned the car? If so, you may want to look into a class-action lawsuit filed against General Motors that alleges the automaker knowingly ignored problems with the rear...Read More»

2012 Lexus LFA Nurburgring Package
Bush, Obama and Electric Cars, Lexus LFA: Today's Car News

Haters gonna hate, but George Dubya Bush is the father of the modern electric car. [TheCarConnection] President Obama's taking the charge now, mandating EVs for federal use and directing funds to more charging stations. [AllCarsElectric] While tornadoes are in today's forecast, we're tapping a...Read More»

First 2011 Chevrolet Volt built on production tooling at Detroit Hamtramck plant, March 31, 2010
2014 Chevy Impala Moving to Detroit; GM Adding 2500 Jobs

In the early 20th century, the old Dodge Main plant there built cars for the competition. In the 1980s, a new factory on the same land became the home of Cadillac production. Today, General Motors (NYSE:GM) says its Hamtramck plant will be the home of the next-generation Chevrolet Impala full-size...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Impala LTZ
Report: Chevy's 2012 Impala Packs 302 Horsepower

It’s no secret that the 2012 Chevrolet Impala will be getting GM’s updated 3.6-liter V-6 engine and a six-speed automatic transmission. What we didn’t know until General Motors Insider broke the story was how much horsepower that 3.6-liter engine would yield. According to the 2012...Read More»

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2012 Chevrolet Impala Goes 21st Century: New Power, Folding Back Seat

For 2012, the Chevrolet Impala will finally throw the pushrod V-6s and ancient four-speed automatics to the wayside. Chevy's large sedan—and the Malibu's more anonymous big brother—gets an upgrade to GM's 3.6-liter DOHC engine and a six-speed automatic, plus a number of appearance and...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Impala
Chevy Hands AARP Members $1000 Toward A 2010 or 2011 Impala

If you've reached the Big 5-0 and you're in the market for a new sedan, you might want to renew your AARP card: for the month of November, GM is offering AARP members a $1,000 discount off the price of a new 2010 or 2011 Chevrolet Impala. At a time when much of the auto world is marketing to...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Impala
2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala in Recall

The 2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala is being recalled for an issue with seat belts. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has posted the recall on its Web site, SaferCar.gov. According to the recall, the Impalas involved in the recall have lap seat-belt webbing that may not be...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Silverado
Silverado, Ranger, Impala Among Best Red, White, And Blue Deals

Over a number of Frugal Shopper posts, we’ve covered all sorts of ways to save money on motoring, and pointed to some of the best new-car deals out there. But now we have something that’s just for fun—unless you happen to be looking strictly for a red, white, or blue vehicle. In the spirit of...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Impala
Front-Wheel Drive And Hybrid Planned For Next Chevrolet Impala

General Motors’ large sedan future was looking rosy until the U.S. government decided to vote in favor of new CAFE rules, forcing automakers to improve the average fuel economy of their fleets to 35.5 mpg by 2016. We were teased with all manner of rear-wheel drive and V-8 powered muscle cars...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Impala
Chevy Impala, Chrysler EVs, 2011 Mustang: Today at High Gear Media

What's up with the next Chevrolet Impala? Are Chrysler and Fiat building an electric car together? Why's the $70,000 Audi Allroad a better bet than the current Q5 crossover? And what's the latest on the 2012 Volkswagen New Beetle? Today at High Gear Media, we've got answers for you. Consumers and...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G8
General Motors Launches Six-Day, 72-Hour Sale

In an effort to keep the wheels of (re)invention rolling, General Motors has released plans for a "72-Hour Sale", which starts today and runs through July 6. By our calculations, that's considerably longer than 72 hours, but we're going to give GM the benefit of the doubt and assume they mean...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Impala
Chevrolet Impala SS and Cobalt SS Sedan: Dead for 2010?

Chrysler is bankrupt, General Motors appears to be close, and all anyone can think about is how much they're taking in loans that will never be repaid. But along the way, we're losing icons - like the Impala SS, which won't be returning for the 2010 model year. Admittedly, the Impala is an aging...Read More»

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Recall Alert: GM Cites Potential Fire Hazard in 1.5 Million Sedans

Clearly, this is not GM's week. Yesterday, everyone was talking about the company's nearly inevitable "surgical bankruptcy". Today, everyone's talking about a mechanical problem that could start engine fires in about 1.5 million GM sedans. At fault is a leak that could allow oil to drip onto the...Read More»

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How Far Have Gas Prices Driven You?

Writing about cars gives me an ironic privilege: I don't have to worry about gas prices as much as the civilian driver. So when I saw this provocative, preventative measure against gas theft at a station somewhere in deep Lower Alabama (L.A., to you outsiders), it finally struck me--gas is too damn...Read More»

2008 Chevrolet Impala
Chevrolet Impala Marks 50 Years

Chevrolet will build a special edition of its full-size Impala sedan to mark the nameplate’s 50th anniversary on the market. The new sedan will be on display in January at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit.The first Impala hit the market in 1958 as a package available...Read More»

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