Autos: Research

Why Are So Many New Cars' Gear Selectors So Stupid?

Friday  18:16,   23 june 2017
Car and Driver

Why Are So Many New Cars' Gear Selectors So Stupid?It’s been a while since I’ve heard of any car company paying big money to someone with a vague New Agey job description, which means the time is ripe for me to cash in on that lucrative sector.[...]

What is a Cruiser?

Friday  17:42,   23 june 2017
Motorcycle Cruiser

What defines the cruiser motorcycle genre? What is a cruiser?What defines the cruiser motorcycle[...]

Meet the 2018 Volvo XC60

Thursday  19:01,   22 june 2017
MSN

Barcelona, Spain – Woody Allen once said, "Eternity is a long time, especially towards the end." Volvo seems to have reached that point and has decided to completely update its best-selling XC60 after a long career that spanned ten years[...]

Do consumer protection laws actually work in the automotive world?

Tuesday  18:26,   20 june 2017
Driving.ca

When it comes to laws and regulations to protect automotive consumers, just knowing your rights isn't enoughLet’s start with the fact that the majority of transactions between consumers and automotive service providers are completed properly and [...]

How to Negotiate a New Car Price Effectively

Friday  20:36,   16 june 2017
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Negotiating might feel comical—like pitting an amateur against a team of professionals. But by setting the ground rules early, you can level the playing field.Related: Don’t [...]

Hyundai is Going All-In on SUVs

Friday  20:35,   16 june 2017
Automobile

<p>Confirms hydrogen fuel cell, all-electric Kona subcompact premiering early 2018</p>These will be welcome additions to the lineup given the market's shift away from sedans, as Hyundai's car-focused portfolio currently boasts just two SUVs:[...]

Your Corner Wrench: Is splurging for a sunroof a good idea?

Thursday  19:50,   15 june 2017
Driving.ca

Here are a few tips, tricks and things to consider when you have a big piece of glass above your headFirst, the terminology. A sunroof usually describes a fixed glass roof panel that either doesn’t move or manually pops open at the rear and has[...]

Five Unexpected Extras You Can Get with a Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle

Thursday  19:01,   08 june 2017
Car and Driver

Five Unexpected Extras You Can Get with a Certified Pre-Owned Vehicle Some benefits of buying a Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) vehicle are obvious. By definition, these manufacturer-backed used cars and trucks are expected to be in better shape than[...]

Crash Test King: Subaru XV Shows Why It Keeps Winning Awards

Monday  19:36,   05 june 2017
Forbes

The XV’s crash safety results were so high that they set a new Japanese record for chassis integrity and safety. It also received an IIHS Top Safety Pick!In the annals of offset barrier crash tests at 64 km/h, no car absorbs the collision and[...]

What Is a Car's MSRP?

Friday  18:52,   02 june 2017
U.S. News & World Report

<p>It’s the most frequently cited number when you’re buying a new car, but it’s also one of the most misunderstood.</p>The MSRP is just a suggestion because automakers cannot tell dealers what price they must charge for their products. Unlike[...]

Should you buy a used Ford Mustang?

Thursday  18:37,   01 june 2017
Autofile

Strong sales of current models mean there are plenty of 2010-14 Mustangs availableThat means there are now plenty of fifth-generation – 2010-2014 model-year – Mustangs on the[...]

My Teenager Puts Chevrolet's Teen Driver Software To The Test

Thursday  18:37,   01 june 2017
Forbes

Chevrolet's Teen Driver software aims to save lives by alerting teen drivers to their bad habits and generating a 'report card' for their parents. My son was skeptical, so I brought home a Chevrolet Cruze with Teen Driver and we put it[...]

Warranties Defined: The Meaning behind the Quickly Spoken Selling Points

Thursday  18:12,   01 june 2017
Car and Driver

Warranties Defined: The Meaning behind the Quickly Spoken Selling Points If you're in the market for a new car, you are no doubt considering a lot of the perks that come with getting a vehicle that has had no prior owners. Your unused ride should [...]

6 Quick Picks: Longest lasting cars, trucks, SUVs, and minivans

Wednesday  18:21,   31 may 2017
New York Daily News

During the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, my father bought a new car every two years. Cars didn’t last as long back then as they do today, but even by the standards of the time his behavior was unusual. He was a car guy, though, and he had the means to[...]

2015 Honda Grom - The Gromance Is Real

Wednesday  17:22,   31 may 2017
Super Street Online

This peppy motorcycle might not win any 0-60 races but it is good for almost everything you could want from a motorcycle. You can learn how to knee drag and some people do stunts. Believe it or not, there are actual head-to-head Grom races. Most of [...]