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2014 Chevrolet Sonic Adds Limited-Run Paint Colors

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To help brighten up the 2014 Chevrolet Sonic sedan and hatchback, the automaker will launch special paint colors for a limited period of time. The first new color is called Deep Magenta Metallic, and it will be followed later this year by Cool Blue. The Chevrolet Spark subcompact is already offered in bright, funky colors like ...

Recall Roundup: 87,000 Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h Hybrids

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2010 Toyota Prius and 2010 Lexus HS 250h The Problem: Due to vibration, the brake pressure accumulator could develop a fatigue crack on an internal part. Toyota has yet to disclose what could happen if the accumulator cracks, but has stated that there have been no reported injuries or accidents related to the problem. The Fix: Owners ...

Increased Resale Values Key to Improving Operating Margins, General Motors Says

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Leasing is a potentially profitable business for carmakers, but success is largely determined by high resale residual values, and a lower residual value can cut into company profit margins. General Motors wants to increase leasing as part of its sales mix, and is pinning its strategy squarely on improving the desirability of its models, thus ...

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 ...

2014 Toyota Corolla Versus Rivals: By The Numbers

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The Toyota Corolla has long been one of the bestselling models in its class, but how will the new car stack up in the crowded compact sedan segment? To see, we pitted the 2014 Toyota Corolla sedan’s specifications against those of its closest rivals. As the chart below reveals, the segment is relatively homogenous. Four-cylinder engines ...

Feature Flick: 2014 Chevrolet SS Makes Cameo in Holden Commodore Ad

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In case you’ve forgotten, the 2014 Chevrolet SS is the American-spec version of Australia’s new Holden Commodore. As part of a triumphant new ad for the Commodore, Holden reminds us that, “when shipped to the States, new Commodore becomes our new top-of-the-line Chevrolet sedan.” The 96-second ad regales viewers with the amount of testing and ...

2014 Chevrolet SS Priced From $44,470

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Performance enthusiasts, get your checkbooks ready: the 2014 Chevrolet SS will cost $44,470, including a $995 destination charge, when it goes on sale in the fourth quarter of this year. That price doesn’t include the car’s gas guzzler tax, however, which has yet to be calculated. That price tag gives buyers a rear-wheel-drive sedan with a ...

2014 Chevrolet Impala Four-Cylinder Begins Production

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After introducing the 2014 Impala at last year’s New York auto show, Chevrolet is now ramping up production of the all-new full-size sedan. Initially, only the V-6 engine was being produced, but a new report says that the automaker has now begun production of Impalas with the 2.5-liter I-4. The smaller four-cylinder is rated for 196 ...

Honda Civic Leads May Compact Sales, Elantra Drops Two Spots

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Sales of the Honda Civic continue to climb since its 2013 refresh, with the compact hanging on to the first-place finish it earned in April. Though the Hyundai Elantra came in second place behind the Civic a month prior, the Korean compact slipped two spots behind the Toyota Corolla and Ford Fusion in May. Honda sold ...

ZL1-Engined Chevrolet SS – Should It Happen?

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A new report suggests that a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1-powered Holden VF Commodore is coming to dealers. Dubbed the HSV GTS “Gen F,” the super sedan will be powered by the ZL1’s LSA V-8 engine, making it the most powerful car built in Australia, according to Carsguide. Should Chevrolet consider a supercharged SS sedan for the U.S.? With ...