2014 Toyota Corolla Priced from $16,800

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2014 Toyota Corolla Priced from $16,800
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Promising that the world’s best selling compact sedan will, “remain a legendary value in the segment” Toyota has announced the all-new 11th generation Corolla will be priced from $16,800 – plus an $810 destination fee. Continue Reading...

Ask AutoGuide No. 10 – Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla vs. Subaru Impreza

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Ask AutoGuide No. 10 – Honda Civic vs. Toyota Corolla vs. Subaru Impreza
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The week is drawing to a close and while that can mean several things, most importantly (of course), it’s time for another installment of Ask AutoGuide, the information superhighway’s most exciting semi-regular feature. Beating the competition to market with mildly informative and generally accurate content is the name of the game. Our skilled geniuses are… Continue Reading...

2014 Nissan Versa Hatchback to Bow at Detroit Auto Show

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2014 Nissan Versa Hatchback to Bow at Detroit Auto Show
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When Nissan unveiled its next-generation Versa sedan in 2012, oddly, the hatchback version carried on unchanged. That, however, will all change next week at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Continue Reading...

2012 Honda Civic Recalled for Possible Driveshaft Separation: 50,000 Units Affected

2012 Honda Civic Recalled for Possible Driveshaft Separation: 50,000 Units Affected
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Honda announced today that it will recall 50,000 2012 Civics because the driver’s side driveshaft might have been improperly assembled possibly allowing it to separate from a joint while the car is running. Continue Reading...

Dodge Dart Aero to Achieve “at least” 41 MPG

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Dodge Dart Aero to Achieve “at least” 41 MPG
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When the Dodge Dart hits dealers later this year it will be the first Fiat-based Chrysler product to go on sale in America and will also offer competitive fuel economy. While not quite segment leading, the new numbers are near the top of the pack, with the entry-level 160 hp 2.0-liter Tigershark 4-cylinder rated at… Continue Reading...

Honda Develops Successful Traffic Jam Detector

Honda Develops Successful Traffic Jam Detector
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Honda announced a technology breakthrough today capable of detecting the potential for traffic congestion by actively determining whether the driving pattern of a vehicle is likely to create bottle-necking.  Continue Reading...

Brabus Drops The V12 For Hybrid-Diesel For Latest Technology Project Hybrid

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Brabus Drops The V12 For Hybrid-Diesel For Latest Technology Project Hybrid
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Brabus established its name as the monster tuner of Mercedes-Benz engines capable of exceeding 1,000 lb.-ft. of torque. But for its latest project, the company drops its earth-shaking V12 in a bold pursuit for a more eco-friendly diesel hybrid. 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...

Mercedes-Benz CLC Concept Revealed in Los Angeles- Video

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Mercedes-Benz CLC Concept Revealed in Los Angeles- Video
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Mercedes-Benz revealed images and a video of its latest Concept Style Coupe design study earlier this week, but the concept’s rollout accelerated as the Mercedes CSC exhibit headlined yesterday’s Transmission LA:AV Club at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles. A 17-day art event featuring concerts, DJ nights, performances and installations, the Transmission LA:AV… Continue Reading...

Ward’s Auto 10 Best Interiors for 2012 List Announced

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Ward’s Auto 10 Best Interiors for 2012 List Announced
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Ward’s Auto has released its top 10 picks for best interior in 2012 today, though in no particular order. Here they are with brief notes on each car’s engine specs and starting price. The 2012 Mazda CX-5 crossover is powered by 2.0-liter Skyactiv inline four cylinder that makes 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque… Continue Reading...

2012 Ford Focus Electric Road Trip Facebook Game Released

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2012 Ford Focus Electric Road Trip Facebook Game Released
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Ford is introducing its latest social media product, the “Plug N Play in Electric City with the 2012 Focus Electric,” a Facebook-based game, ahead of the official release of the Focus Electric EV. The Facebook game gives users and four of his or her friends the opportunity to create a short virtual trip in the new… Continue Reading...

Expensive Fuel Saving Tech to Cause Dramatic Decline in New-Car Buyers: Study

Expensive Fuel Saving Tech to Cause Dramatic Decline in New-Car Buyers: Study
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Sales of smaller cars are on the rise as the average transaction price for a new vehicle continues to climb, recently hitting an all-time high of $30,748. In response to these trends, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has conducted a study revealing the proposed 54.5 mpg CAFE standards for 2025 will cause a significant… Continue Reading...

Survey: Over 60 Percent of Hybrid Buyers Don’t Buy Another One

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Survey: Over 60 Percent of Hybrid Buyers Don’t Buy Another One
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Despite the commitment of many automakers to go green, consumers do not share the sentiment. According to a Polk study released today, almost two-thirds of U.S. hybrid buyers do not return to the market for another hybrid. The only exception in the survey is from the best-selling Toyota Prius, receiving a repurchase rate of 41… 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...

MINI Roadster Handing Out Peep Shows On Hollywood Blvd.

MINI Roadster Handing Out Peep Shows On Hollywood Blvd.
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To get people excited about the new, topless Roadster, MINI has opened up a live peep show on Hollywood Blvd, just a block away from the Kodak and Chinese Theatres. A tongue-in-cheek marketing campaign for 25 days, curious passersby will get to feast their eyes on some MINI action after pressing a button on the… Continue Reading...
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