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2014 Chevrolet Malibu Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Honors from IIHS

2014 Chevrolet Malibu Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Honors from IIHS

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu, in addition to being previously named a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) five-star safety pick, has been named a TOP SAFETY PICK+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). In order to achieve such high marks, the 2014 Malibu scored a “Good” rating in front, side, roof strength, and […]

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April Fools’: GM Recalls Vehicles For Bringing About End Times

April Fools’: GM Recalls Vehicles For Bringing About End Times

Models affected by the latest round of recalls include 2013-2014 Buick Verano, 1982-2005 Chevy Cavalier, and certain 2010 Camaro 1LT models. Issues range from incorrect badging to providing a doorway for interdimensional beings to enter our world.

This morning, General Motors announced yet another safety recall affecting 2.1 million vehicles after only just recalling 1.3 million vehicles more last evening. This brings the total number of vehicles affected by numerous GM recalls issued since the beginning of March past the staggering total of 8 million. This latest news comes mere hours before […]

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Volvo Introduces Inscription Package for 2015 Lineup

Volvo Introduces Inscription Package for 2015 Lineup

Volvo Cars has announced the all-new Inscription Package for its 2015 model year lineup. The Inscription Package will be available as an upgrade on the XC60, the V70, the XC70, and the S80. “The Inscription Package offers consumers a complete luxury upgrade of the interior. It is perfectly in line with our aim to move […]

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IIHS Names 2014 Nissan Rogue a Top Safety Pick Plus

IIHS Names 2014 Nissan Rogue a Top Safety Pick Plus

Last week, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) named the 2014 Nissan Rogue a Top Safety Pick Plus. To earn this honor, the all-new Rogue achieved the top rating of “Good” in all five of the Top Safety Pick categories and went on to snag the Top Safety Pick Plus designation due to its […]

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2005 – 2010 Honda Odyssey Recall Affects Over 885K Vehicles

2005 – 2010 Honda Odyssey Recall Affects Over 885K Vehicles

This just in: every car ever made anywhere has been recalled for safety issues. Okay, not really, but with the alarming number of auto safety recalls in recent weeks, it sure seems that way. The latest to be added to the list is a 2005 – 2010 Honda Odyssey recall that in total affects 886,815 […]

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Pat Robertson Says Dumb Thing About Car Accidents Because Pat Robertson

Pat Robertson Says Dumb Thing About Car Accidents Because Pat Robertson

Breaking News: Pat Robertson says something asinine. Coming up, the sun rose this morning, and people put on shoes before they left the house.

Hello, Internet. Perhaps you’ve heard the name Pat Robertson before. If you haven’t, I am envious that you have lived a life in which you have been blissfully insulated against the very existence of this sentient, human-sized malignant growth. He’s a former Southern Baptist minister, current Chancellor of Regent University, and the Chairman of everyone’s […]

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2014 BMW M6 Overview

2014 BMW M6 Overview

What’s New for the 2014 BMW M6 For the 2014 model year, the BMW M6 now has the option for a six-speed manual transmission alongside the seven-speed automated manual. BMW has also made satellite radio and soft-close automatic doors standard. 2014 BMW M6 Exterior The 2014 BMW M6 is available as either a coupe or […]

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2014 Mazda CX-5 Overview

2014 Mazda CX-5 Overview

What’s New for the 2014 Mazda CX-5 One of the most notable changes for the 2014 model year is that the Touring and Grand Touring CX-5 models have been given a bigger engine, and with it a welcome boost of power. Mazda worked some magic though, and fuel economy is barely affected. Other enhancements include […]

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Austin Dillon Claims Poll at Daytona 500 in Grandfather’s No. 3 Car

Austin Dillon Claims Poll at Daytona 500 in Grandfather’s No. 3 Car

No driver has piloted the No.3 car in NASCAR since 2001, when “The Intimidator” Dale Earnhardt experienced a fatal crash on the final lap of the race.  Team owner Richard Childress honored Earnhardt’s memory by essentially retiring the number, until Austin Dillon, Earnhardt’s grandson, was ready to race in the Sprint Cup Series 13 years […]

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NHTSA Gives 2014 Ford Focus Five-Star Overall Vehicle Score

NHTSA Gives 2014 Ford Focus Five-Star Overall Vehicle Score

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has given the all-new 2014 Ford Focus top honors after testing in the New Car Assessment Program. The 2014 Ford Focus Five-Star Overall Vehicle Score reflects top performance not just from the Ford Focus sedan but also from its hatchback variant, as well as the Focus Electric. | […]

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Honda Boasts Most Top Safety-Rated Vehicles Built in U.S.

Honda Boasts Most Top Safety-Rated Vehicles Built in U.S.

Today, Honda announced that it has the most top-safety rated vehicles made in America, even more than American automakers such as Ford and Chevy. Specifically, four of Honda’s American-built 2014 models have earned the distinction of Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS): the 2014 Honda Accord Sedan, the 2014 Honda […]

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2014 Chevy Tahoe Overview

2014 Chevy Tahoe Overview

What’s New for the 2014 Chevy Tahoe Because a new generation of the full-size SUV is expected to launch in the 2015 model year, there aren’t many changes to the 2014 Chevy Tahoe with the exception of a few new standard features, like power-adjustable pedals, remote ignition, a rearview camera, and rear parking sensors. 2014 […]

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2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Overview

2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class Overview

What’s New for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class For the 2014 model year, the ML350 will now be able to be outfitted with the ML550’s AMG styling cues, thanks to a new Sport package. Also, all models will have a split-screen dashboard display that can project different images to the driver and passenger. 2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class […]

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2014 Lexus GS Overview

2014 Lexus GS Overview

2014 Lexus GS Exterior The 2014 Lexus GS is set to go toe-to-toe with the German stalwarts of the luxury sport sedan segment; but since you can’t do that without an eye-catching exterior, the Lexus GS makes certain that it has one to let it compete. An aggressively-sculpted front fascia sets the tone for an […]

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2014 BMW 5 Series Overview

2014 BMW 5 Series Overview

What’s New for the 2014 BMW 5 Series There’s a new member of the 2014 BMW 5 Series lineup with a diesel-fueled 535d sedan. The 550i powertrain has also seen a nice boost, making 443 hp instead of 400 like last year. Two new equipment lines—Luxury and Modern—have been added, while minor exterior styling updates […]

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2014 Malibu’s 5-Star Safety Rating Makes Chevrolet Tops in NHTSA Ranks

2014 Malibu’s 5-Star Safety Rating Makes Chevrolet Tops in NHTSA Ranks

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced that the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu has earned the highest-possible 5-star Overall Vehicle Score as part of its New Car Assessment Program. The 2014 Malibu’s 5-star safety status was earned primarily due to a litany of available and standard active and passive safety features. “Safety is […]

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2014 Dodge Charger Overview

2014 Dodge Charger Overview

2014 Dodge Charger Exterior The Dodge Charger epitomizes the resurgence of unbridled American muscle. The 2014 Dodge Charger flaunts one of the most outwardly aggressive exterior designs in the industry. From its imposing front grille to its signature rear-stretching LED taillights and standard 17-inch alloy wheel, the 2014 Charger boasts unrivaled curb appeal. Related: 2014 […]

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2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 Are 5-star Safety Winners

2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 Are 5-star Safety Winners

It was announced Thursday that both the regular and double cab versions of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 earned the top 5-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its New Car Assessment Program. It was previously confirmed that crew cab models of the 2014 Chevy […]