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Entries from January 2013

General Motors recalling 4,000 vehicles over airbag concerns

January 31st, 2013 · No Comments

Yes! Its General Motors again! General Motors recalling nearly 4,000 vehicles from the 2012 model year over a potential airbag issue. The driver’s airbag shorting bar in the 2012 Buick Verano and 2012 Chevrolet Cruze, Camaro and Sonic might make contact with the airbag terminals, even during a crash. The airbag won’t deploy when it [...]

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2013 Kia Soul Wagon Offers More Of What Drivers Enjoy

January 31st, 2013 · No Comments

When the Kia Soul was released in 2010, it didn’t take seeing hip-hop hamsters in the early commercials to convince us that the wagon offered something new and unique from the Korean auto manufacturer.

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Toyota Recalls 907,000 Corollas and 385,000 Lexus IS Models

January 30th, 2013 · No Comments

Today I have some bad news for japan car owners. Again from Toyota. So, what’s new? Toyota announced two separate recalls involving around 907,000 Corolla models and around 385,000 Lexus IS vehicles from a whole world. Most of the affected cars are located in the U.S. where the recall concerns 752,000 Corolla and Corolla Matrix [...]

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New VW Golf Mk7 for American Market will be Produced in Mexico

January 29th, 2013 · No Comments

On Friday, VW’s spokesman Christoph Adomat announced that VW would start building the new Golf Mk7 at its plant in Puebla, Mexico, from the first quarter of 2014. Mexican-built VW Golfs will be sold in the North and South American markets and will supplement those imported from its German plants.

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Ford Fusion have received the highest five-star overall safety rating from the NHTSA

January 24th, 2013 · No Comments

Ford Fusion and Fusion Hybrid have both received the five-star safety rating from the NHTSA. The highest five-star rating is a great upgrade for the Ford Fusion, which was redesigned. The previous model scoring only three stars in the frontal crash test and four stars in the side crash test and rollover evaluations. The new [...]

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Necessity vs. Affordability

January 23rd, 2013 · No Comments

Up until the late 1970s it was not common to see heads of auto companies on television, but then-new Chrysler chairman Lee Lacocca broke new ground. Facing declining sales and bad finances that forced the company to seek a federal government bailout, Lacocca and his marketing staff came up with a radical proposal.

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2014 Acura RLX priced

January 16th, 2013 · No Comments

Toyota’s luxury division has released pricing for its all-new flagship, Acura RLX, at the Detroit Auto Show. Powered by an all-new direct-injected 3.5-liter V6 rated at 310 horsepower, the front-wheel-drive sedan replaces the outgoing RL model as the automaker’s new flagship. The new range-topping Acura RLX features the application of Precision All-Wheel Steer and Jewel [...]

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All-New 2014 Lexus IS Sedan

January 15th, 2013 · No Comments

The new generation of Lexus’ IS sport sedan will be unveiled soon at the Detroit Auto Show and will qrrive to dealerships this summer. It will be offered with an initial choice of two gasoline engines, include a 3.5-liter V6 and a four-cylinder hybrid. Lexus says it put the emphasis on the car’s sportier styling [...]

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Mercedes-Benz CLA Officially Launched

January 14th, 2013 · No Comments

Here are the first official pictures of a German luxury four-door sports sedan based on the A-Class MFA front-wheel drive platform, called CLA. The new CLA may be equipped with the 4MATIC all-wheel drive system being available as an option and it will launch with a 207HP turbocharged 2.0-liter four-banger in the U.S. and a [...]

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First Official Photos of All-New 2014 Lexus IS in F Sport Guise

January 9th, 2013 · No Comments

Hi there! Today we have to show the first official pictures of all-new 2014 Lexus IS in F Sport guise . Its the Japanese carmaker’s third attempt to rival the BMW 3-Series, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and the Audi A4.

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