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 |  Jul 04 2014, 1:15 PM

Which American automaker makes the most torque?


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On American Independence Day, better known as the 4th of July, we celebrate everything to do with the United States of America, and where would this nation be without its cars. 

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 |  Apr 10 2014, 10:36 AM

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Two General Motors engineers are being put on paid leave as the company continues its internal ignition switch investigation. Continue Reading…

 |  Feb 26 2014, 1:02 PM

Buick's Resurgence

Buick is one of GM’s four remaining brands in North America. Following the company’s bankruptcy filing in the middle of 2009 divisions including Pontiac, Hummer, Saturn and Saab were jettisoned like Thanksgiving leftovers at Easter time. Ostensibly this cull allowed the firm to concentrate on its best brands, but why did Buick make the cut and has it been pulling its own weight?

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 |  Nov 27 2013, 2:45 PM

Small Cars: Chevrolet Sonic


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Interested in buying a domestic vehicle but want to make sure it’s as reliable as can be? AutoGuide has compiled a list of the most reliable vehicle in its respective segment based on Consumer Reports’ 2013 predicted reliability results from the 2013 Annual Auto Survey.

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 |  Nov 07 2013, 11:26 AM

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Ford made a big splash last year in the hot-hatch segment with the introduction of the Ford Focus ST, and if the 2013 SEMA show is any indication, the aftermarket has really embraced the sporty hatchback.

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 5:48 PM

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Maybe it’s a sign of changing times, or maybe it’s just that the current Mustang is really old and about to be replaced, but at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas Ford’s pocket rockets are outshining its muscle car contingent in both numbers and excitement.

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 |  Oct 21 2013, 12:02 PM

2013 Buick Encore

When it launched, Buick wasn’t entirely certain where the Encore would fit in the market and that turned out not to matter.

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 |  Oct 15 2013, 1:02 PM

2013 Ford Escape

Ford is gearing up to export vehicles it builds in North America to Chinese consumers.

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 |  Oct 09 2013, 7:32 AM

2015 ford mustang s550

In 2015 Ford will shift gears on its iconic Mustang, with some of that change being revealed today in leaked photos of the car’s new front end.

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 |  Oct 01 2013, 6:13 AM

2015 escalade interior

Set to debut next week, Cadillac has revealed the stunning new interior of its fourth generation Escalade.

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 |  Aug 27 2013, 3:31 PM

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According to a recent survey, millennials are less likely to care if a vehicle is assembled in America or not when shopping for cars.

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 |  Jul 15 2013, 8:32 AM

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Compliance with prevailing safety standards alone won’t be enough to prevent a recall from being ordered by U.S. government safety regulators. 

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 |  Jul 04 2013, 4:45 PM

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Buying domestic or foreign has been a debate that has raged on for years, and TrueCar has compiled a list of which states are more likely to buy a car built by an American automaker. 

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 |  Apr 26 2013, 2:32 PM

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Hey kids, want to put the brakes on a first date? Ruin a road trip? Impress your friends by not speeding? Then most of the new Ford lineup is for you.

That’s because the majority of Ford’s models come with MyKey, a system that lets parents program aspects of their car to restrict certain functions when a pre-designated key is used to start the car.

Recently I inadvertently had the chance to experience MyKey when a 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid I was testing accidentally came with the parental control device. With a long, 900-mile road trip planned, was this a simple mistake, or was I the victim of a cruel sense of humor?

 

 |  Apr 19 2013, 9:41 AM

new buick riviera concept

Unveiled today at the Shanghai Auto Show, Buick has revealed an updated version of its Riviera Concept, foreshadowing the future look of the brand’s vehicles.

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 |  Apr 12 2013, 5:15 PM

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There’s a new measuring stick for what constitues and “American” car this year and it gives the crown back to U.S. makers.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 2:10 PM

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Chevrolet dropped a cannonball in the muscle car pool today by announcing the return of the Z/28 Camaro, saying it will likely be too hardcore for most drivers. Thankfully, the SS model is also refreshed for 2014. 

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 |  Mar 20 2013, 6:08 AM

2014 Jeep Compass Limited

Ahead of an official launch at the New York Auto Show next week, Jeep is showing-off just how capable its new Cherokee model is in a point-of view video teaser.

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 |  Mar 18 2013, 7:55 AM

2013 Chrysler 200

Sales for the Chrysler 200 are on the up-tick, but that won’t stop the American automaker from cutting short production as it gears-up to introduce a dramatically updated model.

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 |  Mar 13 2013, 9:01 AM

2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ

With the Impala typecast as a rental car, Chevrolet is eager to avoid any such stigma being attached to its all-new 2014 model. And a plan has been put in place to do just that.

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 |  Mar 11 2013, 8:33 AM

If there’s one sing of an excellent handling front-drive car, it’s the ability to rotate the rear end. The upcoming 2014 Fiesta ST can do just that, as Ford proves in a new video showcasing the hot hatch.

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 |  Mar 08 2013, 6:50 AM

Ford has announced a recall affecting roughly 230,000 minivans dating back to 2004.

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 |  Feb 25 2013, 8:01 AM

It appears that a track-focused Viper ACR is under development for the new fourth-generation car and could debut sometime next year.

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 |  Feb 11 2013, 8:01 AM

With two all-new models already on dealer lots, Cadillac will strengthen its product lineup significantly when it debuts the third-generation CTS sedan at the end of next month.

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