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  • Rapid Review: Mercedes' 577-horsepower E63 AMG Wagon is a supercar with baggage

    Rapid Review: Mercedes' 577-horsepower E63 AMG Wagon is a supercar with baggage
    Its resume reads like an overachieving supercar. A twin-turbocharged V-8 unleashes 577 horsepower to all four wheels, it takes 3.6 seconds to go from zero to 60 mph, the sticker price passes $100,000 even quicker than that, and it’s a station...
  • Toyota admits deceiving consumers; $1.2-billion penalty is record

    Toyota admits deceiving consumers; $1.2-billion penalty is record
    In a landmark settlement of criminal charges, Toyota Motor Corp. admitted deceiving regulators about deadly safety defects and agreed to pay $1.2 billion, the largest penalty ever imposed on an automaker. In the unprecedented deal with the U.S. Justice...
  • Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims

    Mary Barra: GM has 'civic responsibility' to compensate crash victims
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday she wants to find out if GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths. In testimony before a House Energy and Commerce...
  • Honda builds 10 millionth Accord, 20 million autos total in U.S.

    Honda builds 10 millionth Accord, 20 million autos total in U.S.
    The 10 millionth U.S.-built Honda Accord rolled out of the automaker’s Marysville, Ohio, plant Thursday,┬ábringing the total number of vehicles the Japanese automaker has built in the U.S. to 20 million. Honda's four U.S. factories built more...
  • 2014 Toyota Highlander: Bigger yet smaller, sadly

    2014 Toyota Highlander: Bigger yet smaller, sadly
    Maybe the Muppets weren't such a good idea. Toyota has enlisted the help of Jim Henson's finest to sell its all-new Highlander SUV. This would be a hoot except for one awkward fact: This thing holds Muppets a lot better than actual people. The new...
  • GM sales in March up 4% despite recalls

    GM sales in March up 4% despite recalls
    Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships. The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
  • Family cars that fit 3 car seats

    Family cars that fit 3 car seats
    Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. In the more than three years that Cars.com editors have been installing car seats into...
  • Crossovers, trucks outsell cars, indicating a healthy economy

    Crossovers, trucks outsell cars, indicating a healthy economy
    Trucks continue to outsell cars, and that could be a good sign. So far this year, cars account for 47.4 percent of U.S. sales, according to data from WardsAuto. Analyst Haig Stoddard forecasts light trucks will outsell cars for the foreseeable future....
  • GM recalls 1.5 million more vehicles, sets aside $750 million

    As General Motors Co. heads into congressional hearings examining its failure to fix a deadly safety defect, the automaker has moved swiftly to burnish its safety credentials by recalling millions of vehicles. GM said Monday that it will set aside...
  • General Motors recalls 1.5 million Chevrolets, Pontiacs and Saturns

    General Motors recalls 1.5 million Chevrolets, Pontiacs and Saturns
    As General Motors Co. heads into key congressional hearings Tuesday over a safety defect linked to 13 deaths, the automaker announced it would recall an additional 1.5 million vehicles globally and take a $750-million charge against its first-quarter...
  • Fiat's 500L falls flat while Kia's Soul soars

    Fiat's 500L falls flat while Kia's Soul soars
    Kia's redesigned Soul and Fiat's all-new 500L are the latest models in the quirky "toaster" class of sub-compact cars. Picture a square box riding on a car platform. The general idea is combine the comfort and efficiency of a small car with the...