Jeffrey N. Ross, Contributor

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Jeffrey N. Ross is a Detroit native now living in Florida, and he has spent his most of his life in, around and under cars: from a childhood filled with Matchbox cars to bloodied knuckles as an ASE-certified mechanic and, since 2006, as an automotive journalist. Some of his car-related highlights include learning how to shift a manual transmission on a first-generation Bronco, driving his '77 Trans Am in the Inaugural Woodward Dream Cruise and tackling tracks such as Daytona International Speedway and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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VW Golf, GTI Earn Top Safety Pick+
VW Golf, GTI Earn Top Safety Pick+

With the 2015 Volkswagen GTI already on sale and the standard 2015 VW Golf set to hit dealers in August, both versions of the compact hatchback are proof that small cars can deliver big on safety. ALSO SEE: General Motors Fires 15 Employees, Releases Details Of Internal Ignition Switch Probe The...Read More»

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2015 Nissan Altima Priced At $23,110

Competing in the popular mid-size segment is no easy task for automakers as they must keep their products constantly updated and competitively priced. For Nissan, this means making a few packaging updates to the 2015 Nissan Altima as well as squeezing a little extra fuel mileage from the optional...Read More»

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2015 Chevrolet Malibu Adds 4G LTE

In just its second year on the market, the eighth generation Chevrolet Malibu was significantly updated for the 2014 model year, and now the popular mid-size sedan is receiving a few more enhancements for 2015. The biggest news is that the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu will be the first of dozens of...Read More»

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IIHS Changes Top Safety Pick+ Rules For 2015

In an ongoing effort to make cars safer, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has made a lot of changes in recent years for what it takes for automakers to earn the coveted rating of Top Safety Pick (TSP). Last year, this included the addition of a Top Safety Pick+ (TSP+) rating that...Read More»

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2015 Subaru BRZ Priced, Limited Series.Blue Edition Announced

The Subaru BRZ has only been on the market for a couple of years, but the sporty, rear-drive coupe is getting a few upgrades for 2015. No, this doesn’t include a turbocharged BRZ STI. Instead, the 2015 Subaru BRZ is getting a new limited edition model called the Series.Blue, and all 2015 BRZ...Read More»

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2015 Cadillac CTS Sedan Gets Coupe Face, Wireless Charging

Last year, Cadillac announced it would be giving its logo a makeover, but so far we’ve only seen the de-wreathed crest on the stunning Elmiraj Concept and the 2015 ATS Coupe. For the 2015 model year, the ATS Sedan will be getting an updated face to match the new coupe model. Now Cadillac has...Read More»

2015 Nissan Versa Note Priced At $14,990, New SR At $18,340 post thumbnail
2015 Nissan Versa Note Priced At $14,990, New SR At $18,340

After being introduced as an all-new model last year, the Nissan Versa Note is getting a couple minor changes for the 2015 model year. As announced at the Chicago Auto Show, the 2015 Nissan Versa Note will be adding two trim levels to go along with some minor pricing changes, which were just...Read More»

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2015 Volvo XC90 Gets Slow-Drip Release This Year

Volvo has a new XC90 waiting in the wings, but you'll have to wait a few more weeks until it casts a brighter light on the crossover SUV's new skin. By the time the 2015 Volvo XC90 is introduced, the current model will be almost 13 years old--but from the looks of these official images, the...Read More»

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Bentley SUV Gets Video Premiere, But We're Still In The Dark

It’s been a couple years since Bentley first revealed its intentions to build an SUV with the EXP 9 F Concept, but there are still a couple more years before we’ll ever see these out on the road. In the meantime, Bentley has kept a steady stream of teasers, and the latest video could...Read More»

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2015 Hyundai Sonata Gets New Look, Lower Price

Hyundai revealed the extensively updated 2015 Sonata at the New York Auto Show, and now it has released pricing and option packaging for the mid-size sedan (non-Hybrid trim levels) before it hits dealers this summer. Complementing the restyled looks of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, Hyundai gave the...Read More»

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