Consumer Reports’ Latest Survey Shows More of the Same and a Few BIG Surprises

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Consumer Reports’ Latest Survey Shows More of the Same and a Few BIG Surprises
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The numbers have been tallied and the data compiled in Consumer Reports’ latest Auto Reliability Survey. Toyota has a lot to be happy about but Ford has taken a tumble. Continue Reading...

Where Did The Compact Pickups Go?

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Where Did The Compact Pickups Go?
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Bigger isn’t always better, although domestic automakers are pretending not to hear you when it comes to compact pickups. Why? Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Silverado Getting Luxury ‘High Country’ Trim

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Chevrolet Silverado Getting Luxury ‘High Country’ Trim
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Chevrolet will bring its Silverado pickup to the market in 2014 with a new “High Country” trim level (not shown above) representing the brand’s first true luxury pickup truck.  Continue Reading...

Buick, GMC Plans Nine New Models in the Next Year

Buick, GMC Plans Nine New Models in the Next Year
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Buick has just announced pricing for its 2013 Encore, but it’s just the very beginning of the American automaker’s onslaught of models coming up within the next 12 months. Continue Reading...

Chevy Bringing European 1.6-Liter Turbo Four to America

Chevy Bringing European 1.6-Liter Turbo Four to America
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Opel‘s new 1.6-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine will be heading to America in 2014 and will be seen under the hood of various Chevrolet models. Continue Reading...

GM, Isuzu, Saab Recall SUVs for Power Window Fix

GM, Isuzu, Saab Recall SUVs for Power Window Fix
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Over 249,000 SUVs are being recalled for a possible fire risk with the window and door lock switches for vehicles sold or registered in 20 states and Washington, D.C. where salt and other chemicals are used to clear roads in the winter. Continue Reading...

F-150 Hybrid Planned as Joint Ford-Toyota Project

F-150 Hybrid Planned as Joint Ford-Toyota Project
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Toyota and Ford began a partnership last year to develop a hybrid system for trucks and SUVs, and according to a “high ranking Ford engineer” the goal is a Ford F-150 hybrid. Continue Reading...

Toyota on Track to Regain Title As World’s Largest Automaker

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Toyota on Track to Regain Title As World’s Largest Automaker
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Toyota has announced its sales figures for the first half of 2012, and the numbers look like Toyota will be able to beat out GM and Volkswagen in sales for 2012. In the first six months of this year the Japanese automaker sold 4.97 million vehicles. Continue Reading...

2014 GM Trucks to Lanch with 6-Speed Transmissions, 8-Speeds to Follow

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2014 GM Trucks to Lanch with 6-Speed Transmissions, 8-Speeds to Follow
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GM plans to release its revamped lineup of trucks next year as 2014 models, and it appears that the American automaker won’t be equipping them with eight-speed automatic transmissions – at least not yet. Continue Reading...

2013 GMC Terrain Denali Pricing Announced: $35,350

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2013 GMC Terrain Denali Pricing Announced: $35,350
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The 2013 GMC Terrain is the newest vehicle in the General Motors line-up to receive the luxury treatment in the form of the Denali trim package, and the company announced today that the small luxury SUV will have a starting price point of $35,350, not including an $825 destination charge.  Continue Reading...

Top 10 Best Selling Pickup Trucks in America

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Top 10 Best Selling Pickup Trucks in America
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The pickup truck is an icon that embodies the working spirit. It’s every blue collar employee’s calling card and farmer’s best friend. Truck buyers grow especially close to their vehicles as trucks are a  key tool in earning a living, depending on them to last through days and years of service. Continue Reading...

General Motors CNG Truck Package Costs Extra $11,000

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General Motors CNG Truck Package Costs Extra $11,000
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General Motors announced pricing for its bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 heavy-duty pickup trucks today, saying the vehicles will cost $11,000 above base price.  Customers may begin placing orders for the CNG trucks on March 19 and will be available in standard or longbox configurations with either two- or four-wheel drive. “The announcement… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars For Cheating Men

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Top 10 Cars For Cheating Men
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Now that you know Toyota is the top brand for cheating men, what other automakers are on the list? According to the 2,520 men that were surveyed at AshleyMadison, a website dedicated to affair-seeking men and women, Mercedes-Benz came in 10th place with 2.9 percent. Even though it’s in the top 10 list, the small… Continue Reading...

General Motors Recalls 50,001 SUVs Over Faulty Wipers

General Motors Recalls 50,001 SUVs Over Faulty Wipers
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General Motors is recalling 50,001 SUVs, specifically from states where dealing with snow is regular, because the wiper arm may slowly loosen and become inoperative.  The vehicles affected are certain model year 2011-2012 GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enlcave. All owners will be notified, and your local GM dealer will fix the issue, free… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars With Highest Percentage of Male Buyers

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Top 10 Cars With Highest Percentage of Male Buyers
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Last month we reported the top 10 cars with the highest percentage of female owners, and now we have a less-than-surprising list of top 10 cars with the highest percentage of male buyers. The list is courtesy InsideLine with the data provided by Polk and reflects total purchases made last year in 2011. Coming in at number… Continue Reading...

Heritage Edition Package Celebrates a Century of GMC

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Heritage Edition Package Celebrates a Century of GMC
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Time topples regimes, ends companies and kills men. A lot can happen in a century, yet that much has passed since the first GMC truck debuted in New York.  In light of that, the automaker decided to debut a commemorative package that includes the Yukon, Yukon XL and Sierra trucks and SUVs. Bearing commemorative exterior… Continue Reading...