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We Hear: Dodge Dart, Lincoln MKS, Cadillac XTS, Chevrolet Spark Not Recommended by Consumer Reports

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Consumer Reports got its hands on four of the newest offerings from Detroit’s Big Three automakers and came away unimpressed. After testing the 2013 Dodge Dart, 2013 Lincoln MKS, 2013 Cadillac XTS, and 2013 Chevrolet Spark, the shopping guide will not recommend any of the four cars. Consumer Reports admitted that the Dart had a lot of ...

Terrifying IIHS Video Shows What Happens When a Sedan Crashes Into a Big Rig

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When a 2010 Chevrolet Malibu crashes into the back of a big rig, we all know which vehicle will emerge with more damage. As part of a new report, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released a striking video that demonstrates what happens when a car traveling 35 mph makes contact with the back ...

Thread of the Day: Which New Cars Would Look Best with Lamborghini-Style Doors?

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Although most cars offer front-hinged doors that swing out horizontally, there are a few exotic and luxury cars that offer unique door opening mechanisms. For example, the DeLorean DMC-12 and Mercedes-Benz SLS both feature gull-wing doors, while older Lincoln Continentals and the Rolls-Royce Phantom offer rear-hinged suicide doors. But the most recognizable alternative door system ...

Top 10 Best-Selling Vehicles in September 2012

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Sales last month proved yet again that Americans still love their trucks. Through September, the Ford F-Series truck (includes F-150 and Super Duty) was the most popular vehicle in the U.S. with 55,077 units sold, more than 20,000 above the third-place Toyota Camry, which was the best-selling car with 34,252 copies sold. The Chevy Silverado ...

Video Find: 2014 Chevrolet SS Race, Road Cars Featured in Daytona-Themed Clips

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With the 2013 Daytona 500 race coming this weekend, GM has produced two new videos featuring its newest star – the 2014 Chevrolet SS. Both videos include the race spec version (unveiled last December) and the road-going SS sedan, which we learned about late last week. The first clip is CGI animated and starts off with ...

GM’s Mark Reuss to Pace Daytona 500 in 2014 Chevrolet SS

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General Motors and Chevrolet can barely contain their enthusiasm for the new 2014 Chevrolet SS fullsize performance sedan, and have promoted the Holden Commodore-based sedan aggressively in the run-up to the flagship NASCAR event, the Daytona 500. In addition to the debut of the new sixth-generation Sprint Cup car, in which GM reportedly played an influential ...

Chevrolet Sonic, Buick Verano Production Idled This Week to Reduce Inventory

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In the face of building inventories of unsold vehicles, General Motors temporarily idled production of the Chevrolet Sonic and Buick Verano this week. According to a GM representative, the automaker halted its Lake Orion, Michigan, plant because “we build to demand.” GM is struggling with high inventories of unsold cars across its lineup, despite continuing strong ...

2013 Nissan Altima Earns Five-Star Safety Rating from NHTSA

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The 2013 Nissan Altima is the latest midsize sedan to earn from the NHTSA a five-star safety rating in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing. The previous-generation Altima only earned four stars from the NHTSA’s NCAP test, which has a five-star maximum rating. Inside, the 2013 Altima has driver and front-passenger seat-mounted side-impact air bags, roof-mounted ...