Archives for July 17th, 2013

Teased: Best Driver’s Car Week Preview Video Released

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Best Driver’s Car Week is coming. You’ve seen a breakdown of all nine contenders; now check out our video teaser of what will definitely be another legendary competition. The video shows off the nine contenders at this year’s Best Driver’s Car – the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Ford Shelby GT500, Jaguar XKR-S, Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, McLaren ...

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, 2012 Hyundai Azera, and 2012 Toyota Prius C Named IIHS Top Safety Picks

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The 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco, 2012 Hyundai Azera, and 2012 Toyota Prius C have just earned the Top Safety Pick from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). To become a Top Safety Pick, a vehicle must receive the IIHS’ top rating in front, side, rollover, and rear impact crash evaluations. The 2013 Chevy Malibu Eco’s ...

Top 10 Best-Selling Vehicles in October 2012

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The Ford F-Series hasn’t budged from the top spot in our monthly collection of the top 10 best-selling vehicles in the U.S. Through October, the Blue Oval-badged truck (includes F-150 and Super Duty) dominated the U.S. sales charts with 56,497 units sold. The Chevrolet Silverado (38,739 units) was second-best once again, while the battle for ...

Top 10 Best-Selling Vehicles in February 2013

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After an explosive end to 2012, the Ford F-Series continues its reign as the bestselling vehicle line (F-Series includes F-150 and Super Duty models) vehicle in the U.S. and is the only vehicle to surpass 100,000 units by the end of February, with 101,330 units sold so far this year and 54,487 units sold in ...

Leaked drawings of the C7 Corvette hit the web

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Hope Santa's got some coal left, because someone else has earned it for yet another holiday season leak. Alongside leaked shots for the 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible and Mercedes-Benz CLA, a Corvette Forum member recently uploaded a number of drawings of the C7 Corvette that he says someone has been sending him. The ...

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Priced at $25,695, Hits 42 MPG Highway

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GM is answering consumers’ pleas for a diesel-powered compact car: This summer, the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel will roll into showrooms with a $25,695 price that includes the destination charge and a two-year maintenance plan. Unlike the Volkswagen Jetta TDI, the 2014 Cruze Diesel is only offered in one, well-equipped model, and only with a ...

CAW Tentatively Strikes Deal With Ford; GM, Chrysler Not Out of the Water Yet

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As of last night, the labor contracts between the Canadian Auto Wokers union and Ford, General Motors, and Chrysler expired. Ford and the CAW have tentatively struck a new deal, but GM and Chrysler have yet to come to an agreement with the union. Ford is currently in the best shape – as of yesterday afternoon, ...

Lexus Leads J.D. Power’s 2012 Initial Quality Study – Jaguar, Porsche Not Far Behind

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For the second consecutive year, Lexus is the highest-ranked brand in J.D. Power and Associates’ annual Initial Quality Survey (IQS). The automaker scored an average of 73 problems per 100 vehicles (73 PP100). The report also showed that initial quality increased by 5 percent across the industry, though audio, entertainment, ...