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  • from Autocar

    The best new car deals and new car leasing deals for this week, including offers on the Citroen DS3, Volvo V40, BMW 1-series, Range Rover Evoque and Vauxhall Corsa If you’re in the market for a new car, or after the best new-car leasing deal, you can save thousands of pounds with a little research. Here are the picks of what our deals experts have found this week.Best new car dealsAlongside the Mini convertible and Fiat 500C, the Citroën DS3 cabriolet offers an enjoyable open-top package for...
  • from Auto123

    Pros: The 2015 Acura MDX is a well-crafted midsize luxury crossover with a host of high-performance features, dynamic handling mixed with a smooth, comfortable ride, as well as a quiet cabin. It also drives with confidence thanks to an acclaimed AWD technology as standard equipment. Cons: According to our very own Matt St-Pierre, the exterior design lacks pizzazz, brake pedal feel could be better, and manipulating the third-row seats remains a chore. Others don't like the confusing dual-screen...
  • General Motors should have fired chief lawyer Michael Millikin and an attorney now working closely with GM's safety boss, said the senator chairing an often-heated Senate hearing today on the automaker's ignition-switch recalls. Sen.
  • from Auto123

    Pros: The 2015 Acura MDX is a well-crafted midsize luxury crossover with a host of high-performance features, dynamic handling mixed with a smooth, comfortable ride, as well as a quiet cabin. It also drives with confidence thanks to an acclaimed AWD technology as standard equipment. Cons: According to our very own Matt St-Pierre, the exterior design lacks pizzazz, brake pedal feel could be better, and manipulating the third-row seats remains a chore. Others don't like the confusing dual-screen...
  • Old models may have same Takata-airbag glitch affecting cars globally; utility vehicles outsell cars; Barra, Buffett and Cadillac.

July 16, 2014

  • from Autocar

    Track-focused Mustang variant set to get myriad chassis and aerodynamic upgrades, as well as a high-output V8 producing over 500bhp Spy shots have revealed the latest high-performance version of the upcoming Ford Mustang, believed to be badged the SVT, undergoing development at the Nurburgring.Ford declined to comment on the car but did suggest that it could either be a partner testing a new model or an in-house project – meaning it could be a product of Ford's Special Vehicle Team. Other names...
  • from Auto123

    The need for larger vehicles in North America is still very much alive. Be it for carrying people, gear or a combination of the two, few cars can replace what a crossover can do for the family. The minivan remains the best “do-anything” tool on four wheels, but we all know how uncool they are. The Toyota Highlander landed in dealerships in 2001 and has known a fair amount of success from the onset. The promise of versatility, Toyota reliability, and a handsome design were all...

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July 14, 2014

  • from Auto123

    Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett has signed legislation allowing Tesla to open up to five factory stores across the state. As you probably know, Tesla is having a hard time implementing its unique business model, which involves selling cars directly to consumers and thus bypassing the traditional dealer system. We've already told you about some of the battles that took place in New Jersey, Arizona, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Texas. The Pennsylvania law applies to any electric vehicle maker...
  • from Auto123

    Japanese automakers are the most reliable in the auto industry according to the results of a French study based on the mandatory inspection of all used vehicles that are at least four years old. In France, cars with irregularities don't comply to standards, forcing owners to make the necessary repairs and pass a second inspection. The following list reveals the percentage of vehicles that failed the first test. Lexus and Toyota easily came out on top, while Alfa Romeo and Fiat were a clear...
  • from Auto123

    The list of automakers dealing with faulty airbags supplied by Takata continues to grow. After Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Toyota, BMW, and General Motors, it's now Ford's, Chrysler's, and Subaru's turn to suffer. The airbag inflators can fill with excessive pressure during a crash and explode, sending metal fragments into the face of the driver or the front passenger. According to Reuters, approximately 11 million vehicles worldwide may be at risk and subject to a recall. Affected models include...
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