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Toyota, GM, Ford, Ram Argue Over Tow Ratings

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Toyota isn’t too happy with GM, Ford, or Ram. The automakers have been going back and forth for years determining an SAE-standardized test for their trucks’ tow ratings, and while Toyota is using the numbers with the refreshed Tundra, the Detroit Three aren’t playing ball, reports Automotive News. The standardized SAE testing procedure, named J2807, is ...

2014 Chevrolet Camaro Shows Off New Styling on TV

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Vehicle reveals can happen anywhere these days, as morning talk show Live With Kelly and Michael proved today with the surprise unveiling of the refreshed 2014 Chevrolet Camaro. The TV hosts took the wraps off to show the car’s revised styling in advance of the official press conference tomorrow at the New York auto show. If ...

Rumors Video Roundup: Justin Bell Flogs Camaro ZL1, SLS AMG, Vettel Visits Us, Holden Tips Hat to Chevy

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Whether you’re a fan of American muscle or high-dollar European machinery, this week’s video roundup has something for everyone. Ace driver Justin Bell takes both the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG to the track, and offers his impressions of the two high-horse rides, and Formula One Star and Infiniti engineering consultant Sebastian ...

Camry Leads Midsize Sales in May, Altima Outsells Fusion

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There’s a new sales leader in the midsize segment thanks to 39,216 customers who purchased the Toyota Camry. Meanwhile, Honda sold 33,218 Accords, which puts it in the number-two spot. The third-place Nissan Altima and fourth-place Ford Fusion swapped positions, with 31,950 and 29,553 units sold respectively. The Chevrolet Malibu slid, moving to sixth place with ...

2014 Chevrolet Impala Earns NHTSA 5-Star Crash Rating

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General Motors announced today that the 2014 Chevrolet Impala earned a five-star crash rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s New Car Assessment Program. According to the agency, the 2014 Impala earned a five-star overall crash test rating, along with five-star ratings in front and side crash tests. The 2014 Impala earns a four-star rating ...

Honda Accord is April’s Top-Selling Midsize Sedan

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Honda sold 33,538 Accords last month, putting it in first place in the midsize car segment. And for the second month in a row, the Toyota Camry has been relegated to the number-two spot, with 31,710 units sold. The Ford Fusion (26,722 copies sold) stays put in third place. The Nissan Altima finished the month with ...

Feature Flick: 2014 Chevrolet Impala Teams Up with John Legend

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Chevrolet announced a new marketing campaign for the 2014 Impala that features Grammy-award winning musician John Legend. Legend’s new single, “Made to Love,” is the basis for this first clip which debuted nationally during Game 7 of the NBA Finals on ABC. Legend says his first car was a Chevrolet and, growing up in the Midwest, ...

Thread of the Day: Name an Upcoming Car You Hope Will Perform Well

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With the auto show season well underway, many concept cars and future production models are on display. While futuristic concept cars often get our attention, the vehicles heading to showrooms make the biggest difference for automakers and enthusiasts. In light of all the upcoming production cars on the way this year, we want to know ...