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  • Hyundai Accent

     By Paula MacPherson The interior of the 2012 Hyundai Accent seems entirely out of place in a car with a $16,000 price tag. Granted, there's lots of plastic, but it looks very good. Add in upholstery that doesn't scream "cheap" and a variety of...
  • Are Americans starting to Embrace Diesel?

    They might be, says Cars.com. From the website: According to a new study, diesel-powered vehicles sales are up, indicating that Americans might finally be warming to them. A joint report from Hybridcars.com and research company Baum and Associates...
  • What's Your New Ride Worth to You?

    Paying attention to long-term ownership costs when shopping for a new car or truck can pay off in the long run. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features As new cars continue to sell at a record pace, many browsers are turning into shoppers and shoppers into...
  • 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...
  • Gen Y generates jump in car sales

    Q: A December report from the U.S. Public Interest Group Education Fund and the Frontier Group found that over the last decade, the share of workers who get to work by private car declined in 99 of America's 100 largest urbanized areas. The Lehigh...
  • Redesigned, refreshed and all-new: What's the difference?

    Redesigned, refreshed and all-new: What's the difference?
    If you've spent any time looking for a new car, you've probably noticed that some terms keep popping up again and again. Phrases like all-new, redesigned or even refreshed may seem like variations on the same theme, but these terms actually mean different...
  • Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors

    Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors
    The Virginia Air & Space Center elected new officers and announced new board members. The 2014-2015 officers are: President: James A. Firth, director of strategic planning and integration for Boeing's Newport News field office Executive Vice...
  • Chicago private equity firm GTCR buys suburban lab-supplies maker for $480 million

    Chicago private equity firm GTCR buys suburban lab-supplies maker for $480 million
    Private equity firm GTCR has completed its purchase of a Vernon Hills-based laboratory equipment maker for $480 million in cash. Cole-Parmer Instrument Co. was sold by Massachusetts-based Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. to GTCR, the former firm of...
  • Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory

    Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory
    BRIDGEPORT — Firefighters on Tuesday battled a three-alarm fire in the former Remington Arms factory. The fire was reported about 11:30 a.m. in the vacant structure near Barnum Avenue and Helen Street. Firefighters also answered a call at the same...