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Auto Briefs: 10 of cheapest cars to insure; report ranks holiday car thefts

(Ford) 10 of the cheapest to insure Some vehicles are cheaper to insure than others, says in a study of the insurance-to-vehicle cost ratio. Among popular vehicles, here are...

November 29, 2015


Auto Briefs: Subaru sales benefit charities; tech sways buying decisions

(Subaru) Subaru sales benefit charities During its eighth annual "Share the Love" campaign, Subaru will donate $250 for every new vehicle sold or leased to the customer's choice of five...

November 29, 2015


Autobiography: His Karmann Gia is simple fun

"I love my car because ... even though I was the third owner, the car was so sporty and fun to drive." - Paul Rossman, Kent

November 29, 2015

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Moving Forward: Lamborghini adds drifter car; GM, Army partner on fuel cells

(Lamborghini) Lamborghini for drifting Lamborghini recently unveiled the Huracán LP 580-2, a rear-wheel drive version of its popular Huracán supercar. This new version looks the same as its $240,000 OG...

November 29, 2015


News & Features: First wheelchair-accessible SUV gets a hero's welcome

The BraunAbility MXV is the first-ever wheelchair-accessible SUV.

By Robert Duffer November 29, 2015


Car Talk: Prius headrest is a pain in the neck

Dear Car Talk: I love my new Prius C, but the headrest pushes my head and shoulders forward. It's really bad, and my posture really gets messed up, as the...

By Ray Magliozzi November 29, 2015

Moving Forward: Green Car Journal names top cars; Range Rover on paper bridge

(General Motors) Green Car award winners Green Car Journal magazine announced green-vehicle award winners recently at the L.A. Auto Show and San Antonio Auto and Truck Show. Green Car of...

November 27, 2015


Auto Briefs: Volvo shows what a luxury autonomous driving could be

(Volvo) Volvo Concept 26 Volvo unveiled this seat design at the L.A. Auto Show, which continues through Sunday. The design for an autonomous-driving experience cradles the driver and allows for...

November 27, 2015


News & Features: Why Toyota Tacomas could really be Toyota Kilaueas

You'd be hard-pressed to find a Chevrolet Malibu in Malibu, Calif., or a Hyundai Tucson in Tucson, Ariz. But what if these "geocentric" vehicles were named after the places where they're most popular?

By November 27, 2015


Car Talk: Filler neck doesn't care how much gas you have

Dear Car Talk: A nickel bet rides on this. I almost always just put $20 worth of gas in my 2012 Mazda 5's gas tank. My husband firmly believes that...

By Ray Magliozzi November 27, 2015

News & Features: Aston Martin lives up to Bond's image: Sleek, refined

Silky and sleek, neither shaken nor stirred, James Bond's favorite car has the power to make any driver want to slip on a tuxedo and strap on a Walther PPK.

By Charles Fleming November 26, 2015


Sound Off: How long do you let your car warm up before driving on cold days?

How long do you let your car warm up before driving on cold days?...

November 25, 2015

News & Features: Married? You're getting a deal on car insurance

Single, separated, and divorced people, and widows, often pay more for policies than married customers, according to a study from the Consumer Federation of America.

By Suzanne Woolley and Noah Buhayar November 25, 2015


News & Features: 2016 Cadillac CTS-V is superfast, super smart

The CTS-V brims with advanced safety and convenience features and offers surprising comfort.

By Mark Phelan November 23, 2015


Moving Forward: Ford tests cars in simulated city; a Fiat for 'Force Awakens'

(Ford) Ford tests in simulated city Ford is testing autonomous vehicles at a new simulated city at the University of Michigan. The company says it's the first automaker to test...

November 23, 2015


Auto Briefs: Car and Driver picks 10 top cars; Rams to tow Macy's floats

(General Motors) Car and Driver picks '10Best' Car and Driver magazine has unveiled its annual "10Best" list for 2016, recognizing the best cars on the market under $80,000. - BMW...

November 22, 2015


News & Features: 12 auto gift ideas to rev up holiday shopping

If you're driven to give an auto-centric holiday gift this season, here are some fun ideas to rev engines.

By Bree Coven Brown November 22, 2015


Autobiography: His 2014 is the best of his 15 Mustangs

"I love my car because ... it's fast and I love fast Fords." - Clayton George, Bellingham

November 22, 2015


Car Talk: Why hot air blows when AC is on

Dear Car Talk: I have a 2008 Chrysler Town and Country with the 3.8-liter V-6 engine. I get heat when I want outside air or air conditioning. I have brought...

By Ray Magliozzi November 22, 2015

Auto Briefs: Black Friday pushes up car deals; Ford: SUV sales will grow

(Thinkstock) Black Friday pushes holiday car deals to an earlier start Lexus put the red bows atop its cars a month early, and General Motors started advertising Black Friday deals...

November 21, 2015



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