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  • Ford Fiesta

    Paula Says   After having lots of big review cars over the last few weeks, it was really nice to get into the Ford Fiesta. Few people need the extra space of a larger car, so why spend the extra money on the car and fuel? Driving the Fiesta was a...
  • Toyota Highlander

    You can tell Toyota Highlander designers worked hard on the details. The instruments are clear and easy to read. The controls are simple. On my first drive I was actually able to tune the radio and control the temperature and fan speed. What a concept -...
  • Acura RDX

    Acura RDX
    By Jim MacPherson Proving there’s always more than one way to reach a goal has become easier. Just look at the completely redesigned 2013 Acura RDX. The RDX is Acura’s entry-level crossover utility vehicle, and the 2013 model is on sale now....
  • Motoring News

    Here are some notes from the past week in the automotive world, courtesy of auto expert Jim MacPherson: -Tesla, a maker of electrically powered cars, has vowed to start repaying federal loans by the end of the year. Regulatory filings at the end of March...
  • Chevrolet Malibu

    Chevrolet Malibu
    By Jim MacPherson It only takes a short drive in the completely redesigned 2013 Chevrolet Malibu to realize that this car is aimed at families. The styling is bold, yet pleasingly handsome, the suspension swallows bumps effortlessly and the cabin is...
  • Buy Now, Save Now

    Why 2012 is a good year to buy By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features New-vehicle sales could rise by as much as six to seven percent during 2012 according to Automotive News, due largely to the effects of a stabilizing economy and pent-up consumer demand....
  • States to require more alternative fuel cars

    California regulators recently voted to require that major automakers substantially increase the numbers of electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell-powered models for the coming years, eventually accounting for 15.4 percent of all vehicles sold in...
  • Trade to Upgrade

    With trade-in values peaking, now may be the time to trade up to a new model. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features A severely depleted inventory of used vehicles is boosting the values of late-model cars to record highs these days. While this means sky-high...
  • Spotlight on Safety

    Cars with high scores in crash tests are hot commodities. Here’s how to size up the best model in your price range. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 32,885 people died in motor vehicle crashes in...
  • How Gas Could Hit $6 a Gallon

    Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says. "Only three percent of consumer budgets go to gasoline. That’s tiny,"...
  • Keep Up to Speed with the New York Auto Show

    This year's New York Auto Show is nearing the end, as its set to conclude Sunday. Jim MacPherson reviewed some of the highlights from the press segment in this week's On The Road, and Cars.com has a section of their website devoted to the latest news...