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2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid SEL Premium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid SEL Premium Review by Carey Russ +VIDEO

The Jetta Hybrid is the most fun-to-drive way to save fuel DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD WITH CAREY RUSS If the fuel economy potential of a hybrid is appealing but you also actually like driving and have so far seen hybrids as boring transportation appliances for people who hate cars, Volkswagen has something that might be of ... Continue reading

August 2016 Car Sales to Keep Year On Record-Setting Pace, Says Edmunds.com

August 2016 Car Sales to Keep Year On Record-Setting Pace, Says Edmunds.com

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 26, 2016 -- Edmunds.com, the leading car information and shopping network, forecasts that 1,533,508 new cars and trucks will be sold in the U.S. in August for an estimated Seasonally Adjusted Annual Rate (SAAR) of 17.2 million. This reflects a 1.1 percent increase from July 2016, but a 2.5 pe ... Continue reading

Reuters Reports Deal Reached For U.S. Volkswagen Dealer Compensation

Reuters Reports Deal Reached For U.S. Volkswagen Dealer Compensation

WASHINGTON, Aug 25, 2016; David Shepardson writing for Reuters In an exclusive report that Volkswagen AG is expected to announce on Thursday it has reached a deal in principle to compensate its 650 U.S. dealers in connection with the German automaker's diesel emissions scandal, a source briefed on the matter said. The ... Continue reading

2017 Tesla Model S P100D: 315-mile range, 0-60 mph in 2.5 sec.

2017 Tesla Model S P100D: 315-mile range, 0-60 mph in 2.5 sec.

Automaker sets a new benchmark for electric vehicles and consumer range anxiety. ​NEW YORK August 25, 2016; The Wall Street Journal reports that Tesla Motors Inc. is offering its electric vehicles with a battery capable of going up to 315 miles on a single charge. The company unveiled new versions of its Model S seda ... Continue reading

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid Makes West Coast Debut at AltCar Expo

2017 Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid Makes West Coast Debut at AltCar Expo

The 2016 AltCar Expo will showcase the West Coast debut of the new Kia Optima Plug-in Hybrid with free ride and drives open to the public. Representatives from Kia will be on hand to answer any questions. The 11th Annual AltCar Expo, is the region's premier car show dedicated to alternative fuel vehicles and transporta ... Continue reading

Princess Cruises Presents Majestic Princess

Princess Cruises Presents Majestic Princess

Designs and Key Features Unveiled For Newest Ship in the Growing Fleet SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 -- Princess Cruises today unveiled designs and announced key features of Majestic Princess, the newest and most luxurious ship in the global fleet. Departing April 4, Majestic Princess will sail on her inaugural ... Continue reading

Hyundai Partners with Fountain Valley Historical Society to Preserve the Courreges Ranch Tank House

Hyundai Partners with Fountain Valley Historical Society to Preserve the Courreges Ranch Tank House

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 24, 2016 -- In an effort to preserve a local landmark, Hyundai Motor America has contributed a two-for-one match, up to $25,000, to The Fountain Valley Historical Society in order to help preserve Fountain Valley's oldest building, the 118 year old Courreges Ranch Tank House. The Fountain ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 LEXUS ES 350 REVIEW

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2016 LEXUS ES 350 REVIEW

In regards to the Lexus sedan lineup, the ES 350 is the more affordable mid-sized luxury choice while still offering loads of style and convenience and a smooth ride – however, a bevy of optional packages are available to give it additional interior gloss. ... Continue reading

2017 Nissan Armada Review - Room For Eight +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Armada Review - Room For Eight +VIDEO By Larry Nutson

2017 Nissan Armada A room for eight By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau Chief The Auto Channel (DSC_7079) It’s Nissan’s Year of the Truck. What does that mean? In short, by the end of 2016, nearly 85% of Nissan’s truck and SUV offerings will be new. That amounts to more than 500,000 sold vehicles annual ... Continue reading

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Review +VIDEO

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 Honda Ridgeline Review +VIDEO

HEELS ON WHEELS: 2017 HONDA RIDGELINE REVIEW ... Continue reading

Being Near Rich Doesn't Change Taste In Cars

Being Near Rich Doesn't Change Taste In Cars

Affluent Car Buyers Are Surprisingly More Practical Than Indulgent Washington DC August 22, 2016; Forbes reports that new-vehicle buyers at all income levels are fast shifting away from conventional passenger cars and toward far burlier modes of transportation, regardless of the nameplate. Trucks and SUVs populate Edmu ... Continue reading

Value Pricing for 2017 Toyota Corolla, 2017 Toyota 86 and 2017 Toyota Corolla iM Models

Value Pricing for 2017 Toyota Corolla, 2017 Toyota 86 and 2017 Toyota Corolla iM Models

Value Pricing for 2017 Toyota Corolla, 2017 Toyota 86 and 2017 Toyota Corolla iM Models Since it first launched in 1966, more than 43 million Toyota Corollas have been sold world-wide, making it the best-selling nameplate of all-time. Toyota celebrates Corolla’s 50th anniversary with refreshed styling and, more signi ... Continue reading

66th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance - 1936 Lancia Astura Named Best of Show

66th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance - 1936 Lancia Astura Named Best of Show

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., Aug. 22, 2016 -- The 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance concluded with first-time entrant Richard Mattei lifting the top prize high overhead soon after his 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet was named Best of Show at the prestigious competition. When the award was announced, it took Matt ... Continue reading

Amazon Turns Into Bird Dog - Smells Out Customers For Hyundai "Prime Now. Drive Now."

Amazon Turns Into Bird Dog - Smells Out Customers For Hyundai "Prime Now. Drive Now."

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2016 -- Hyundai Motor America, in collaboration with Amazon, announces a limited-time, first-to-market on-demand vehicle test drive program, "Prime Now. Drive Now.," in which prospective buyers in the Los Angeles/Orange County areas can book 2017 Hyundai Elantra test drives at the loca ... Continue reading

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