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Consumers

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  • Why Isn't the Buick Regal Selling Well?

     
    Over the past few years, we've seen a global convergence and streamlining of major vehicle lineups, which means more of the Eurocentric vehicles that automotive enthusiasts covet are coming here. But many of them aren't selling well. For proof, just......
  • Cars.com News Briefs: April 11, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: Used-car prices for compact and midsize cars may peak in the next few weeks, an analyst from the National Automobile Dealers Association told Automotive News. A shortage of late-model used cars, which......
  • GM Wants Toyota's Loyalty Rates

     
    GM said Wednesday it wants customer loyalty rates, which are currently at 52% to 53%, to reach Toyota's industry-leading level of 58%, Reuters reports. The Detroit automaker says it focused too long on internal data, looking to cut warranty costs......
  • NHTSA Warns of Counterfeit Airbags

     
    Motorists who get replacement airbags after being involved in a crash should be careful, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Today the organization issued a consumer safety warning about counterfeit airbags. NHTSA has been...
  • Nissan Does Hard Work and Finds Best Car Seats for its Cars

     
    Not all child-safety seats fit well in all cars and Cars.com's editors know this very well. We use car seat checks to show consumers how each vehicle handles child-safety seats; so does Nissan. The automaker is the first to perform......
  • Resources for Citizens takeout customers

     
    Did you get a letter from a private insurer saying they'd be taking over your Citizens policy on Nov. 6? If so, you can find a bunch of links and resources (Q&As, details on the private companies) that I got......
  • Consumer Reports Finds Faulty Release Inside Trunks of Lexus ES, GS

     
    If you own a car from the last 10 years, you've probably noticed a glow-in-the-dark trunk release on the inside of the trunk. That's to help anyone who happens to find themselves inside the trunk escape from it. It's been......
  • Consumer Reports' Reliability Survey: Ford, Lincoln Continue to Plummet

     
    Consumer Reports' latest reliability survey has dropped Ford and its Lincoln subsidiary to the bottom tier in the magazine's 2012 Annual Auto Reliability Survey, which predicts reliability for 2013 models. Among 28 brands ranked, Lincoln ranked 26th; Ford...
  • Hyundai, Kia to Pay 900,000 Owners for Bad MPG Estimates

     
    Hyundai and Kia announced today they would reimburse owners of about 900,000 vehicles for misstated mileage ratings. The news came after an investigation by the EPA into complaints from consumers that the two companies' mileage claims were inflated. As a....
  • 2012 L.A. Auto Show: Winners and Losers

     
    The 2012 L.A. Auto Show is now open to the public and thousands of people will begin their shopping process by checking out the just-released models we evaluated the past few days. There weren't many show-stopping cars unveiled, but there......
  • Infiniti to Rename Entire Lineup Q or QX

     
    Infiniti, one of the last luxury holdouts to have model numbers that actually indicate engine size ??? as opposed to BMW, Mercedes and Lexus ??? will rename its entire lineup using Q or QX monikers starting with the 2014 model......