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The 2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid will be the least expensive plug-in hybrid on the market for the 2013 model year. With a starting price of $29,995 after a federal tax rebate, the C-Max Energi will undercut the Toyota Prius plug-in version, as well as the electric only Nissan Leaf and the extended range […]

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Lojack has released a list of the most stolen and recovered cars of 2011.  The list is not representative of the actual rates that cars were stolen, but of how many were stolen and recovered using Lojack.  I acknowledge that it’s not an independent list, and is a little bit on the advertisement side, but […]

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The UAW has released its annual list of every new car on sale in America built by union workers. The UAW counts all 2012 vehicles built by the UAW and CAW. The list is predictably dominated by American car companies, though there are two Japanese brands and one European brand on the list. Chrysler builds […]

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Kia Forte Innovates Small Car Design

Many of those who follow the breakaway popularity of Hyundai’s Kia Motors division may be looking at prominent models like the Kia Sedona minivan or the unique Kia Sorento crossover, or popular small cars like the Kia Rio and the uniquely styled Kia Soul, but today’s car buyers shouldn’t count out the Kia Forte, a […]

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Fans of the new 2012 Toyota Tacoma design can now get more information on a limited-edition Tacoma truck that got shown off September 29 at the 2011 Texas State Fair. This truck is called the Tacoma Toyota Racing Development or TRD, Tacoma Extreme (or T/X) Baja, and features a series of changes meant to enhance […]

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J-Lo Hawks 2012 Fiat 500

One of the newest cars from the Fiat/Chrysler partnership is getting attention from an unconventional ad strategy. In order to reach out to the common American, ads for the new Fiat 500 feature one of the country’s most adored paragons of femininity, success and celebrity. That’s right: it’s J-Lo herself. Though she may assure her […]

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Nissan Prices 370Z Models

Nissan is just now announcing prices for a range of cars as more 2012 models had to American lots. An October 6 announcement shows MSRP pricing for the 2012 Nissan 370Z coupe and roadster, and the NISMO 370Z. Pricing for the Nissan 370Z coupe starts around $31,450, with prices on touring models up an additional […]

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With Kia Motors announcing their best September ever, with sales last month of over 35,000 units, lots of crossover enthusiasts are looking at a vehicle that made up a huge part of that sales volume. To put Kia’s September numbers in perspective, the Kia Sorento CUV sold over 11,000 units, or nearly one third of […]

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New updates from Honda are laying it on thick about the various selling points of Honda’s 2012 model line. “Can you handle this much awesome?” asks the headline of Honda’s “Good Reasons” campaign rhetorically. Let’s take a pass on that one and look at what’s actually in Honda’s favor. One arrow in Honda’s quiver is […]

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As major car makers compete to offer viable electric car solutions for the 2012 market, new reports are showing that the Ford Motor Company has adopted a particular strategy for getting its electric Ford Focus model into American driveways. When it comes to staying on the cutting edge of the twenty-first century auto market, Ford […]

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