Top 10 Most Reliable American Cars and Trucks

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Top 10 Most Reliable American Cars and Trucks
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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. Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Focus ST Pricing Leaked: $23,700

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2013 Ford Focus ST Pricing Leaked: $23,700
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According to a leaked spec sheet, Ford‘s upcoming Focus ST global hot hatch will start at $23,700 ($24,495 with the $795 destination charge). Since its inception, Ford’s former Global Performance Vehicles chief Jost Capito intended for the Ford Focus ST to be at the top of its class, “We want to have the best hot hatch… Continue Reading...

NHTSA To Hold Safety Meeting On Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Batteries

NHTSA To Hold Safety Meeting On Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Batteries
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A series of very public Li-ion defect related incidents have caused the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) decision to hold a meeting with automakers and battery suppliers with regards to the safety of the new technology. Continue Reading...

Chrysler Town & Country Plug-In Hybrid Specs Revealed

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Chrysler Town & Country Plug-In Hybrid Specs Revealed
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Last week, Chrysler announced delivery of four plug-in hybrid Town & Country minivans to the Auburn Hills city of Michigan as the initial part of an extensive two-year hybrid development project worth $25.8 million. Today, company delivered eight more units to the Duke Energy utility company as part of the two-year project. As the only minivan to boast a… Continue Reading...

SRT Auctions First Viper To Benefit Pediatric Cancer Foundation

SRT Auctions First Viper To Benefit Pediatric Cancer Foundation
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The all-new 2013 SRT Viper is without a doubt the star of this year’s New York Auto Show. Boasting big numbers, the Viper’s enormous 8.4-liter V10 engine produces 640-hp. Plus, SRT has announced a factory-backed return of the Viper to the American Le Mans Series and international endurance racing. But here comes the most important… Continue Reading...

2012 Ford Focus Recalled Over Windshield Wiper Defect

2012 Ford Focus Recalled Over Windshield Wiper Defect
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Ford Motor Company has announced a recall of 140,310 model-year 2012 Ford Focus vehicles built through Oct. 18 in the Wayne, Michigan Assembly plant over a potential windshield wiper defect. According to Ford, a seal plug on the passenger side windshield wiper motor electrical connector may be missing, causing water to fall into the motor… Continue Reading...

2013 Chevrolet Traverse Has Same Engine, New Look: 2012 New York Auto Show

2013 Chevrolet Traverse Has Same Engine, New Look: 2012 New York Auto Show
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The 2013 Chevrolet Traverse officially debuted at the 2012 New York International Auto Show this morning as the as the brand’s latest full-size crossover. “We have injected a stronger presence into the Traverse exterior by focusing on the details. The small but important changes give it a more vibrant personality that more closely reflects the lifestyles… Continue Reading...

2012 Moab Easter Jeep Safari Concepts In Action

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2012 Moab Easter Jeep Safari Concepts In Action
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Having shared a gallery as well as a walk-around video of the six concepts featured at the Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari, new photos have just been released of the Moab concepts in action. An annual showcase of upcoming, potential Jeep products, the Moab Safari is a great way for the iconic brand to connect with… Continue Reading...

Ram 1500 Fourth Teaser Image Released Ahead of New York Auto Show Debut

Ram 1500 Fourth Teaser Image Released Ahead of New York Auto Show Debut
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As we draw closer to the New York International Auto Show, Ram continues its slow release of teaser images ahead of its official unveiling later this week. The latest teaser image features two more macro shots, this time of what looks to be the interior trim of the Ram truck – the first of an interior… Continue Reading...

Shelby Cobra Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

Shelby Cobra Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary
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Legendary automobiles are hard to come by these days. A horsepower war engulfs the auto industry, robbing supercars of staying power, but 50 years ago — and still today, Carroll Shelby’s name and legacy remain self-distinguished. A talented amateur, Shelby was quickly scouted to become a driver for Cad-Allard, Aston Martin, and Maserati during the 1950s. In… Continue Reading...

Fisker Battery Supplier A123 Systems Face Financial Obstacles

Fisker Battery Supplier A123 Systems Face Financial Obstacles
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Start-ups are inherently risky and while many bright-eyed visionaries initially display great potential, up to fifty percent of new enterprises run out of money. Unfortunately, Waltham-based A123 Systems Inc. are at risk of becoming a statistic.  Earlier this month, Consumer Reports reported that a brand-new Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid electric vehicle with less than 200… Continue Reading...

2012 Moab Easter Jeep Safari Concepts Highlighted in Video

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Earlier this week, we took a close and detailed look at the six Jeep concepts heading to this year’s Moab Easter Jeep Safari. As usual, a video has been released showcasing all six concepts. The concepts heading to Moab, Utah this year are the Grand Cherokee Trailhawk concept, Wrangler Apache concept, Mighty FC concept, J-12… Continue Reading...

Alcatraz Season Finale ‘Bullitt’ Car Chase Re-creation – Video

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A pioneer in modern cinema, director Peter Yates received critical acclaim for the camera work and editing done for the car chase in the 1968 movie Bullitt.  Starring Steve McQueen, the Ford Mustang, the Dodge Charger, as well as the hilly streets of San Francisco as the backdrop for the chase, Columbia University professor Emanuel Levy praised,… Continue Reading...

Jeep Mopar Specialty Vehicle Images Released Ahead of 46th Easter Jeep Safari

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Jeep Mopar Specialty Vehicle Images Released Ahead of 46th Easter Jeep Safari
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Each year, the mad scientists of Jeep and Mopar collaborate to create interesting concepts for the 46th annual Annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari, held in Moab, Utah. This year the team stepped it up a notch, announcing six new Jeep concepts. Mopar has also announced an off-road division that will create authentic Jeep parts and accessories…. Continue Reading...

Semi-Autonomous Car Could be Licensed By Month’s End – Video

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Semi-Autonomous Car Could be Licensed By Month’s End – Video
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It was only December of last year when Google earned patents for autonomous vehicles. Now, the technology continues to rapidly move ahead as automotive supplier Continental has commenced testing a semi-autonomous vehicle of its own that is more affordable and could be among the first licensed for use on Nevada’s designated public roads by months… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Sonic 1.4L Ecotec Turbo Now With Automatic Transmission

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Chevrolet Sonic 1.4L Ecotec Turbo Now With Automatic Transmission
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Chevrolet has announced that its turbocharged Ecotec 1.4 liter engine equipped Sonic subcompact will now be available with a 6-speed automatic transmission. The quickest of its class, the 6-speed manual turbocharged Ecotec 1.4 liter engine propels the Sonic from 0-to-60 mph in 7.8 seconds, faster than the comparable 2012 Ford Fiesta, Honda Fit, or Hyundai… Continue Reading...

Ford Audio Engineers Create Concert-Hall Quality Sound In 2013 Escape Crossover

Ford  Audio Engineers Create Concert-Hall Quality Sound In 2013 Escape Crossover
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When it comes to the next generation of its popular Escape compact crossover, Ford is leaving nothing to chance, perfecting every aspect of the all-new 2013 model. In order to make owning the all-new Escape as enjoyable as possible, a team of sound engineers was assembled to create a concert-hall quality audio experience in the… Continue Reading...

New V6 Ford Interceptors Offer Huge Fuel Economy Gains

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New V6 Ford Interceptors Offer Huge Fuel Economy Gains
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Ford‘s Panther chassis, platform for the iconic P71 Police Interceptor, is anything but a slouch, but after more than 30 years of service both Ford and police recognize the need for a change. Ford started building police variants of the LTD Crown Victoria in 1979, by 1992 the company’s cars evolved from modified civilian sedans… Continue Reading...

Win a 1970 Dodge Charger in KFC Contest – Video

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Win a 1970 Dodge Charger in KFC Contest – Video
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KFC’s latest marketing campaign for its classic Chunky Chicken Pot Pie has been a hit as audiences complimented its cool retro style. While that pot pie does look down-right scrumptious, the red 1970 Dodge Charger was the most eye-catching of all. Fans of the commercial shared their thoughts on KFC’s Facebook page, “The Pot Pies… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Configurator Live on Ford Site

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2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Configurator Live on Ford Site
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Mustang enthusiasts will probably appreciate a visit to the Ford website if they haven’t already taken one recently thanks to the new Shelby GT500 configurator going live. While playing dress-up with the man-beast of a muscle car is a far cry from actually feeling the 650 hp it has on tap, you can get a good idea of… Continue Reading...

2013 Shelby GT500 Starts At $54,995

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2013 Shelby GT500 Starts At $54,995
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Perhaps the most important figure regarding the upcoming 2013 Shelby GT500 is its top speed of 200 mph. Best of all the figures on the car however is Ford has announced that this Mustang could be yours for a “mere” $54,995. A sharp increase of $6,000 over last year’s model, it’s also slightly more than the… Continue Reading...

Ford Focus RS Development Delayed

Ford Focus RS Development Delayed
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In an interview, Ford vehicle line director Gunnar Herrman reported that development on the next-generation Focus RS hot hatch have been delayed to bump development of various other vehicles and its trims and variants, especially the Ford Kuga/Escape and the Ford Focus Electric. Simply, Herrmann explained that “It’s just because we have other priorities to… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Corvette Celebrates 60th Anniversary At Goodwood Festival of Speed

Chevrolet Corvette Celebrates 60th Anniversary At Goodwood Festival of Speed
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The Goodwood Festival of Speed is Britain‘s premier motoring event celebrating racing heritage. Last year, the venue celebrated the centenary of the iconic Chevrolet brand. For 2012, Chevrolet returns once more to celebrate the 60th birthday of the Chevrolet Corvette. First conceptualized as the 1952 EX-122 concept, designer Harley Earl wanted to create an American… Continue Reading...
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