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2017 Acura MDX Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS For 4th Year in a Row

2017 Acura MDX Earns TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS For 4th Year in a Row

TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 8, 2016 -- The 2017 Acura MDX earned TOP SAFETY PICK+, the highest designation from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), for its fourth consecutive year. ... Continue reading

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander* Awarded Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+

2017 Mitsubishi Outlander* Awarded Insurance Institute For Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK+

CYPRESS, Calif., Dec. 8, 2016 -- Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) today announced that the 2017 Outlander seven-passenger crossover has been named an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ recipient for the fourth year in a row when equipped with optional Touring Package*. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) i ... Continue reading

2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Advance Review by Carey Russ

2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Advance Review by Carey Russ

Innovative technology combined with luxury comfort DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS “Sport” and “hybrid” together, in one car? Believe it. Top-level competition cars in endurance racing and Formula 1 now use sophisticated internal combustion plus electric hybrid systems for efficiency and power. ... Continue reading

Mazda CX-3, Mazda3 and Mazda6 Earn 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Honours

Mazda CX-3, Mazda3 and Mazda6 Earn 2017 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Honours

Mazda announced today that three of its vehicles are once again rated by the independent Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) as "Top Safety Pick+" awardees for 2017. The 2017 Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover SUV, Mazda3/Mazda3 Sport compact sedan and hatchback, and midsize Mazda6 family sedan each aced a numbe ... Continue reading

2017 Honda Ridgeline is the First and Only Pickup Truck to Earn TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS

2017 Honda Ridgeline is the First and Only Pickup Truck to Earn TOP SAFETY PICK+ Rating from IIHS

The 2017 Honda Ridgeline, a finalist for the 2017 North American Truck of the Year award, is the first and only pickup truck to earn the highest possible safety rating of TOP SAFETY PICK+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). For the 2017 model year, three Honda models earned a TOP SAFETY PICK+ and th ... Continue reading

Mazda Names Hill+Knowlton Strategies Alum, Corporate Communications Specialist

Mazda Names Hill+Knowlton Strategies Alum, Corporate Communications Specialist

IRVINE, Calif. (December 7, 2016) – Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced the addition of Carley Hummel to its public relations team as specialist, corporate communications. ... Continue reading

Hey Man, California Tackles the New DUI Marijuana and Prescription Drugs +VIDEO

Hey Man, California Tackles the New DUI Marijuana and Prescription Drugs +VIDEO

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Every driver knows that alcohol-impaired, or "drunk", driving is dangerous and has steep consequences. Drunk driving killed 1,155 people on California roadways in 2014 alone. ... Continue reading

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 28-December 4, 2016; Car Sales, Barra and Chao Trumped; New Car Transaction Price UP!; Connected Car Privacy; Pacifica 84 eMPG;Ferrari Hybrid; Caddy Racer; Ford Recalls, Ford Fiesta Stouter

In Case You Missed It - Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 28-December 4, 2016; Car Sales, Barra and Chao Trumped; New Car Transaction Price UP!; Connected Car Privacy; Pacifica 84 eMPG;Ferrari Hybrid; Caddy Racer; Ford Recalls, Ford Fiesta Stouter

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - Nov 28-December 4, 2016; Barra and Chao Trumped; New Car Transaction Price UP!; Connected Car Privacy; Pacifica 84 eMPG;Ferrari Hybrid; Caddy Racer; Ford Recalls, Ford Fiesta Stouter ... Continue reading

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid (84 eMPG) First Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid (84 eMPG) First Review By Larry Nutson +VIDEO

Hybrid Minivan, soccer Mom car, 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid First Review By Larry Nutson, smart moms car ... Continue reading

2016/17 Jeep Renegade Limited 4x4 Review by Carey Russ

2016/17 Jeep Renegade Limited 4x4 Review by Carey Russ

Combining fun and functionality with style DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS SEE ALSO: Jeep Research and Buyers Guide Small crossovers are popular in Europe, Central and South America, Asia, and Australia as well as the US, and Jeep has a worldwide following. So it should be no great surprise that a small Jeep coul ... Continue reading

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 1.8T Dune Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2017 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible 1.8T Dune Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

Great fun, good performance and fuel economy - with the top up or down DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY Volkswagen has heritage. Back in the 1960s, the original Type 1 sedan, more commonly known as the Beetle for its shape, was the basis for fiberglass-bodied dune buggies and offroad racers, commonly known as Baja Bugs ... Continue reading

Hyundai Santa Fe Named Best Large Crossover By Hispanic Motor Press

Hyundai Santa Fe Named Best Large Crossover By Hispanic Motor Press

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 2, 2016 -- The 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe earned the best large crossover by the Hispanic Motor Press—an independent panel of content creators and journalists that evaluates new vehicles throughout the year to determine the attributes best suited for Hispanic consumers. ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 MAZDA CX-5 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 MAZDA CX-5 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 MAZDA CX-5 REVIEW ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 KIA SPORTAGE REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 KIA SPORTAGE REVIEW

Compact crossovers just keep getting better, and the fully redesigned Kia keeps up with the competition with strong value, sharp design and a smooth ride. Usually left to the bigger or pricier utility vehicles, conveniences are aplenty with the Sportage like a Harman Kardon premium audio system, power lift gate, and lo ... Continue reading

Honda Civic Hatchback Wins 2017 Hispanic Motor Press Autos del Año Award in the Compact Car Category

Honda Civic Hatchback Wins 2017 Hispanic Motor Press Autos del Año Award in the Compact Car Category

Evaluating vehicle attributes such as safety, cost of operation, environmental footprint, total design, occupant comfort and price, the Hispanic Motor Press Awards jury panel voted the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback as its compact car of the year. ... Continue reading

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