• 2015 Honda CR-V vs. 2015 Subaru Forester

    2015 Honda CR-V vs. 2015 Subaru Forester

    One year ago we put eight compact crossovers in a battle royal to determine which high-riding hatchback is the best in the business. Focusing on comfort, efficiency, value and practicality, a surprise champion emerged; the Subaru Forester. Another shock that came out of that comparison was how poorly the 2014 Honda CR-V performed. When the…
  • AutoGuide Now For The Week of January 26

    AutoGuide Now For The Week of January 26

     We have a number of interesting cars to test out this week, including a few exotics and performance products. Read all about it on AutoGuide Now.   2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4Matic – Mike Schlee, Road Test Editor: “This week we plan to compare two vehicles in the quickly growing premium subcompact crossover segment. I’m…
  • Shelby GT350R Beats Camaro Z/28 Around the ‘Ring?

    Shelby GT350R Beats Camaro Z/28 Around the ‘Ring?

    Rumor has it that Ford has already taken its new Shelby GT350R to one of the world’s most famous race tracks.  According to Car Buzz, the Shelby GT350R has managed to lap the Nürburgring in 7:32.19, beating out the Chevy Camaro Z/28’s time of 7:37.47. Power numbers for the Shelby are still unknown, though the company says it will make…
  • Why Hyundai Will Build the Santa Cruz Pickup

    Why Hyundai Will Build the Santa Cruz Pickup

    A Hyundai pickup truck was one of this year’s big surprises at the Detroit Auto Show and while it might be a concept it’s far closer to becoming a reality than anyone might have guessed. “We’re very anxious to do something with the idea,” Mike O’Brien, Hyundai Motor America’s VP of product planning said. According…

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    Must-Have Car Features for Expectant Parents

    Must-Have Car Features for Expectant Parents

    There may be no greater joy in life than knowing a newborn is on the way. Soon, you’ll get to experience all the excitement and bliss that being a parent brings. But with this wonder comes great responsibility. The entire well-being of another human will rest in your hands. It’s time to evaluate some things…
    Continental Holds the ‘Keys’ to Future Driving

    Continental Holds the ‘Keys’ to Future Driving

    Supplier company Continental may hold the “keys” to future driving thanks to two different technologies under development. Several automakers are offering smartphone applications these days that allow you to control various functions of your vehicle, from locking or unlocking the doors to starting the engine to even checking how much fuel is in the tank….

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    California Hydrogen Station Certified to Sell Fuel

    California Hydrogen Station Certified to Sell Fuel
    California now has a hydrogen station that is certified to sell to the public. Cal State Los Angeles is home to the first hydrogen fueling station in the state that can sell the fuel by the kilogram after receiving its approval this month. The station has undergone “a rigorous state performance evaluation” and was originally…

    2014 Kia Forte Sedan Recalled for Fire Risk

    2014 Kia Forte Sedan Recalled for Fire Risk
    The 2014 Kia Forte sedan is being recalled for a possible fire hazard. The Korean automaker is recalling nearly 87,000 Forte sedans due to an issue with the cooling system’s radiator fan resistor. According to the recall notice, the resister can overheat and melt, increasing the risk of a fire. Affected models are equipped with either…

    Nissan, Infiniti Shift Focus to Core Models

    Nissan, Infiniti Shift Focus to Core Models
    Nissan and Infiniti are putting a focus on volume products rather than pushing for new, cutting-edge sports cars. Despite showing off three different exciting, performance-focused concepts recently, Nissan executives have backed away from discussing them while only last year each one of them seemed destined for production. First there was the futuristic BladeGlider concept, which former…

    Honda Won’t Use Takata Airbags in Next Accord

    Honda Won’t Use Takata Airbags in Next Accord
    When the redesigned Honda Accord arrives in the U.S., it will not be fit with Takata airbags. Takata is in the middle of a safety crisis, caused by defective airbags that have been recalled in more than 21 million vehicles globally spanning ten different automakers. Honda is the first major automaker to announce its intention to walk…

    Buick Eyeing Opel Adam for U.S.

    Buick Eyeing Opel Adam for U.S.
      Buick is looking to expand the bottom end of its lineup. “I’ve looked at the possibility of fast-tracking [the Opel Adam] into the Buick range sooner than later,” Duncan Aldred, U.S. vice president of Buick and GMC told Automotive News. “I think it would make a great Buick.” The Adam is a small three-door…

    Mitsubishi, Nissan Midsize Sedan Tie-Up Stalls

    Mitsubishi, Nissan Midsize Sedan Tie-Up Stalls
    A planned tie-up between Mitsubishi and Nissan has hit a snag.  Mitsubishi dealers were excited to hear the news that the company would be sourcing a new midsize sedan from Nissan-Renault, but now they surely have a sour taste in their mouths. “I told [our dealers] that the plan has stalled,” said Don Swearingen, executive…

    Audi Won’t Go Smaller Than A3 in U.S.

    Audi Won’t Go Smaller Than A3 in U.S.
    Audi has no plans to introduce any more small vehicles to the U.S. market.  “You won’t see us go down-market more,” said Luca de Meo, head of global sales and marketing for Audi. “You’ll see us go upmarket more. We’re trying to take our share in the upper segment.” That means that the German brand…

    2017 Ford Raptor Has 450 HP: Exec

    2017 Ford Raptor Has 450 HP: Exec
    Ford’s new F-150 Raptor has dumped its V8 in favor of a turbocharged V6 and a company executive has let slip how much power it will make.  During this past weekend’s 24 Hours of Daytona, Raj Nair, Ford Global Product Development Vice President, revealed during a televised interview that the new Raptor will make 450 hp. That…

    Small Cadillac SUV At Least Four Years Away

    Small Cadillac SUV At Least Four Years Away
    One of the key vehicles in Cadillac’s future product strategy is at least four years away. At the Washington Auto Show last week, Cadillac boss Johan de Nysschen said that he doesn’t have a firm date in mind yet for the new small SUV, but that he doesn’t expect it to arrive for at least…

    Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Tour de France 64 Unveiled

    Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Tour de France 64 Unveiled
    As if owning an F12 isn’t special enough, the Italian exotic car company is showcasing a special one-off model in Brussels. The Ferrari F12 Berlinetta Tour de France 64 is on display there after being built by Ferrari’s Tailor Made division. The bespoke design is a tribute to the 250 GTO Georges Berger and Lucien…

    Continental Developing Augmented-Reality Diagnostics

    Continental Developing Augmented-Reality Diagnostics
    German supply giant Continental is working on a lot of cutting-edge technology, much of which is aimed at making things easier for drivers. But that’s not the limit of what they’re developing. The company has created a system that can make vehicle service faster and simpler. Their augmented reality diagnostics technology can help walk service…

    Most Watched Videos of the Week: January 18 – 25, 2015

    Most Watched Videos of the Week: January 18 – 25, 2015
    Car shoppers are flocking to AutoGuide.com‘s YouTube channel to help find the best vehicle to fit their budget. Our most watched videos of the week include our review of the new Land Rover Discovery Sport, a comparison between the 2015 Honda Fit and 2015 Toyota Yaris, while sedan shoppers took interest in the comparison between the…

    Top Viral News Stories of the Week: January 18 – 25, 2015

    Top Viral News Stories of the Week: January 18 – 25, 2015
    News of a track-focused McLaren 650S is creating a buzz on social media. Earlier this week, rumors of a McLaren 650S GTR started stirring and just a few days ago, the British automaker confirmed that it is bringing a track-focused 650S model to this year’s Geneva Motor Show along with sharing the above image. Other…

    Most Read Car Reviews of the Week: January 18 – 25

    Most Read Car Reviews of the Week: January 18 – 25
    Chevrolet’s new high-power Corvette Z06 managed to attract the most attention this past week on AutoGuide.  A massive 650-hp supercharged V8 powers the new Z06, allowing the car to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in less than three seconds. The 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport is the brand’s new compact luxury crossover and we travelled…

    Porsche Pajun to be Dedicated Electric Car: Report

    Porsche Pajun to be Dedicated Electric Car: Report
    The baby Porsche Panamera model will be a dedicated electric vehicle in the automaker’s lineup. It is being reported that the German automaker has decided to not sell gasoline or diesel variants of its long-planned Pajun, instead it’ll be an electric vehicle set to take on Tesla. According to the report from auto motor und sport,…

    Porsche Cayenne, Panamera Recall Announced

    Porsche Cayenne, Panamera Recall Announced
    Two Porsche models are being recalled worldwide. The German automaker is recalling about 13,500 vehicles around the world in order to fix a seal that may allow fuel to evaporate. The company is recalling the Cayenne and Panamera models equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 engine and affects both hybrid and standard gasoline-equipped models manufactured from…

    Hyundai Skipping 2015 Super Bowl Ads

    Hyundai Skipping 2015 Super Bowl Ads
    Hyundai has joined other major automakers in sitting out of advertising during the Super Bowl. This is the first time since 2006 that the Korean automaker will forgo advertising in the Super Bowl and it’s not the only one. Other companies that have pulled out this year include Ford, Lincoln, Volkswagen and Audi though six…

    GM Halting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano Production

    GM Halting Chevy Sonic, Buick Verano Production
    GM is shutting down one of its plants for two weeks to help trim inventory levels for two of its models. It is being reported that the American automaker will idle production at its Orion Assembly Plant in Orion Township the week of February 16 and April 6 as inventory levels for the Buick Verano…
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    Escalading to the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    Escalading to the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    It’s said that the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry. Well, this is also true of plans cobbled together by automotive journalists. It was time once again for the AutoGuide.com yearly pilgrimage to Detroit for the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Living within a four-hour proximity to the motor city, as…
    2016 Kia Sorento Review

    2016 Kia Sorento Review

    We’re not quite sure how it happened, but the Kia Sorento has become a benchmark in the mid-size SUV market. Handsome and understated with a surprisingly upscale interior and a not-so-surprisingly high-value price, the Sorento has managed to find middle ground — no mean feat in a busy segment full of accomplished vehicles.
    2015 Nissan Micra S Review

    2015 Nissan Micra S Review

    Believe it or not, a sub-$10,000 brand new car exists in the land of colored money and strong beer (Canada). Starting at a price of $9,998 before destination charges, Canadians are able to pick up a brand new 2015 Nissan Micra S. It’s true that after destination charges are added the price jumps to $11,398,…
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