Vehicles Axed in 2013

A lot went down in 2013. It was something of a banner year for the automotive business. Products continued to get better, sales steadily improved and alternative propulsion, whether in the form of electricity or diesel gained significant traction.

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Chevy Corvette Convertible, Porsche Boxster, Lexus LS Top 2013 Total Quality Vehicles

Strategic Vision has announced the winners of its 2013 Total Quality Index (TQI), with American automakers reinstating their position in some very competitive segments.

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14 Cars Axed in 2012

As 2012 winds to an end, AutoGuide looks back at all the vehicles that received the axe this year, some that will be missed, while others surely won’t be.

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Top 10 Most Reliable American Cars List Dominated by GM: Consumer Reports

In the battle of the ‘big three’, General Motors is proving to have the most reliable vehicles.

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Nine Cars Discontinued for 2013

Each year various models of vehicles are discontinued, and with 2013 around the corner, it’s worth taking a moment to see which vehicles we won’t be seeing on dealership lots starting next year. 

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Top 10 Most Expensive Vehicles to Fill Up

Gas prices might not have hit the budget-busting $5/gallon yet, but drivers are already feeling the pinch. Consumer Reports has exposed a list of the top 10 most expensive vehicles to fill up. All prices are based on the average fuel price in the United States. 

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Vanity Plate Behind $20,000 in Accidental Fines

Danny White of Washington D.C. has a sense of humor. He loves the Redskins, loves his Chevrolet Avalanche, and loves a good joke. Unfortunately, getting a vanity plate that says “NO-TAGS” (hilarious) is proving to be an expensive joke.

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Chevy, GMC Trucks Under Further Investigation for Rusting Brake Lines

General Motors’ T800 series of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs, with specific reference to 1999-03 models of Chevy Silverado, Avalance, Suburban and Tahoe, as well as their GMC counterparts, Sierra and Yukon, have been subjected to an investigation regarding rusted brake lines.

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Hyundai Genesis Tops BMW 5 Series, Jaguar XF in J.D. Power APEAL Study

Each year J.D. Power & Associates does a study that examines the most appealing cars to consumers and this year there is one big surprise. The Hyundai Genesis sedan topped the BMW 5 Series and Jaguar XF in the mid-sized luxury segment for the 2009 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study.

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Consumer Reports Announces 10 Best List

For a car to be a top pick it must have ranked at the top of its class in an overall test score, which includes 50 individual tests. A Car must also have an average of better predicted reliability rating and must perform “adequately” in safety tests by the NHTSA or IIHS. Consumer Reports also stipulates that for any car to be a top pick it must have stability control (ESC).

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