2013 Nissan Frontier Gets Lower Price, Higher MPG

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2013 Nissan Frontier Gets Lower Price, Higher MPG
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Along with V8 engines and the manual transmission, compact pickups are on the endangered automotive species list. To fend-off extinction, Nissan has made a few important changes to the 2013 Frontier to lift its sales. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Crossovers with the Most Third-Row Legroom

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Top 10 Crossovers with the Most Third-Row Legroom
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Welcome back to the all-you-can-eat Top-10 buffet! You know you want more, and AutoGuide’s happy to serve up another heaping helping of facts, neatly garnished with a sprig of fun. Grab a plate, load it up and tuck in to another generous portion of automotive infotainment. Continue Reading...

Honda 3-Cylinder Engines a Possibility, Exec Says

Honda 3-Cylinder Engines a Possibility, Exec Says
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Ever more stringent CAFE requirements in the U.S. and CO2 regulations in Europe are squeezing automakers like never before. They’re turning to technologies and fuels they would have never considered just 10 years ago. What’s Honda’s strategy to meet these standards? 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...

Honda Ridgeline Recalled for Spare Tire/Tire Information Placard Mismatch

Honda Ridgeline Recalled for Spare Tire/Tire Information Placard Mismatch
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Honda has announced a recall in the United States for 206 Ridgeline trucks built from 2011 through 2012. This recall is to address a possible mismatch between the Ridgeline’s spare tire and the FMVSS mandated tire information placard installed on the vehicles’ driver-side doorjambs. Honda Ridgeline trucks sold in the United States are fitted with… Continue Reading...

Infiniti JX Named to “Smartest Family Cars of 2012″ List by Parenting Magazine

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Infiniti JX Named to “Smartest Family Cars of 2012″ List by Parenting Magazine
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In Parenting Magazine‘s first “Genius” issue, a new magazine committed to helping parents find ways to best help their children unlock their “genius” potential, the all-new Infiniti JX SUV was chosen as one of the “Smartest Family Cars Of 2012.” Editorial Director for the Parenting Group Ana Connery said, “By recognizing today’s smartest cars, Parenting… Continue Reading...

KBB Most Researched Vehicles List Released

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KBB Most Researched Vehicles List Released
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Kelly Blue Book Released their list of the 20 most researched vehicles and three of the top five spots belong the Honda products. The Civic and Accord placed first and second respectively, with the Toyota Camry in third, the Honda CR-V in fourth and the Ford F-150 in fifth. The Hyundai Sonata and Elantra placed… Continue Reading...

Smart For-Us Pickup Truck Concept Announced

Smart For-Us Pickup Truck Concept Announced
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If you were one of the unfortunate kids who never got a Power Wheels for your birthday, you might be in luck thanks to Smart. No it’s not a joke, though it is just a concept car. Smart sent out a press release today detailing its new For-Us pickup truck. With the most serious face… Continue Reading...

Honda Ridgeline Will Remain In Production

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Honda Ridgeline Will Remain In Production
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The Ridgeline is a slow seller, but Honda isn’t ready to give up their only truck bed-bearing model just yet. The 2012 model will be getting a slight facelift along with a lower-cost sport (pictured above) model. The four-door pickup hasn’t managed to take hold since 2006 when it was first released. Those slow sales… Continue Reading...

Jeep Liberty Replacement Plans To Be Revealed Wednesday

Jeep Liberty Replacement Plans To Be Revealed Wednesday
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The future of the Jeep Liberty will be revealed Wednesday when Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne  will visit the Toledo, Ohio plant that currently builds the truck. The new Liberty will shed its traditional off-road roots and move to a Fiat-based car platform. While the move to a crossover may anger traditionalist, Marchionne was apparently less… Continue Reading...

Ram 1500 Special Services Police Truck Serves and Protects With Hemi Power

Ram 1500 Special Services Police Truck Serves and Protects With Hemi Power
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Law enforcement gets a severe-duty upgrade beginning this month, with Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand offering their new Ram 1500 Crew Cab 4×4 Special Service package for police enforcement and emergency services support. Combining durability, reliability, and value, president and CEO of Ram Truck Brand Fred Diaz announced, “Like the Ram Truck brand, first responders give… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Camaro, Fiat 500, Ford F-Series Win SEMA Awards: 2011 SEMA Show

Chevrolet Camaro, Fiat 500, Ford F-Series Win SEMA Awards: 2011 SEMA Show
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This year’s SEMA awards were announced Wednesday morning, with the Chevrolet Camaro, Ford F-Series and Jeep Wrangler taking home the awards for Hottest Car, Truck and 4×4 SUV respectively. The big surprise here was the announcement of the Fiat 500 as the Hottest Sport Compact, despite a relatively small presence at the SEMA show. The… Continue Reading...

Land Rover Defender To Carry On Until 2017

Land Rover Defender To Carry On Until 2017
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Fans of the Land Rover Defender worried about the iconic off-roader’s impending demise should feel at ease, because the Defender has a long life ahead of it, with production scheduled until 2017. While a new, more civilized Defender, will bow in 2015, the current vehicle will remain in production until 2017, and possibly as long… Continue Reading...

Truck With President Obama’s Telepromter Audio Gear Stolen In Virginia

Truck With President Obama’s Telepromter Audio Gear Stolen In Virginia
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A truck containing a teleprompter and audio gear used by President Barack Obama was stolen in Virginia, prompting questions about security lapses. The gear, estimated at about $200,000, was parked in a van at a Virginia hotel parking lot ahead of Obama’s visit to the area.  The van was said to be carrying audio equipment,… Continue Reading...

Ford F-150 V6 To Sell 100,000 Units In 2011

Ford F-150 V6 To Sell 100,000 Units In 2011
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Ford is revising their forecast for F-150 Ecoboost sales, estimating that the turbocharged 6-cylinder pickup will comprise 45 percent of F-150 sales, versus original estimates of 40 percent. Ford now estimates that the Ecoboost will sell 100,000 units this year. The F-150 remains the best selling vehicle in the United States, and Ford was caught… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Trailblazer Returns On Colorado Platform

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Chevrolet Trailblazer Returns On Colorado Platform
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The Chevrolet TrailBlazer was killed off in 2009 to make way for GM’s new range of car-based crossovers, but evidently there’s still demand for a mid-size, truck based SUV, as Chevrolet has announced a new TrailBlazer based on the upcoming Colorado mid-size pickup. Given that the Colorado was developed for world markets by GM’s Thailand… Continue Reading...

2002-2003 Jeep Liberty Investigated For Premature Airbag Deployment

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2002-2003 Jeep Liberty Investigated For Premature Airbag Deployment
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Jeep Liberty SUVs built between 2002 and 2003 for an issue regarding the premature deployment of airbags. NHTSA said that they’ve received 7 complaints regarding airbags deploying without a crash, with 5 of these incidents having caused injuries. 387,356 vehicles are said to be affected by the issue. [Source: Automotive News] Continue Reading...

General Motors Scaling Back Full-Size Truck Production

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General Motors Scaling Back Full-Size Truck Production
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General Motors will idle its Fort Wayne, Indiana plant for one week in November to help bring pickup truck production in line with slowing demand. The plant will be idled for the week of November 7th, and no Chevrolet Silverado or GMC Sierra pickups will be produced at that time. GM has reported a 108… Continue Reading...

Land Rover Evoque to Take on Dakar Rally With BMW Power

Land Rover Evoque to Take on Dakar Rally With BMW Power
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Nothing can test a truck’s true mettle quite like thousands of miles of sand. For the 2012 Dakar Rally, the British Excite Rally Raid Team plans to enter the most brutal competition on Earth using three specially modified versions of Land Rover‘s new Evoque. Powered by a 3.0-liter turbo diesel straight-six engine by BMW producing… Continue Reading...

2012 Toyota Tacoma Pickup Starts at $16,875

2012 Toyota Tacoma Pickup Starts at $16,875
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Toyota recently announced an updated version of its Tacoma pickup for 2012 and has now revealed pricing, with the top-selling truck starting at $16,875. The 2012 Tacoma will emphasize driving comfort, usability, and convenience. Exterior enhancements include a facelift with new hood, headlamps and fog lights. Two new shades of paint, Spruce Mica and Nautical… Continue Reading...
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