| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The 2014 B-Class Electric Drive, Mercedes-Benz's new four-door electric vehicle hatchback, will arrive at dealerships in July with a price tag of $42,375, including a $925 destination charge. The B-Class Electric Drive could be eligible for federal tax...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Attention, eco-chic speed freaks: Set aside your Teslas; you have a new toy to covet.
The 2014 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid and the all-electric i3 are the first offerings from the automaker's new i subbrand. Equal parts sex appeal and efficiency, the cars...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Six General Motors vehicles ranked at the top of their segments in the latest J.D. Power initial quality automobile survey, more than any other brand.
Hyundai was another big winner with five segment leaders. The South Korean automaker also ranked...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:36 AM
As my 9-year-old son and I were enjoying a meal at a Lebanese cafe last month, I overheard a middle aged woman say to the server: "This is my first Memorial Day weekend alone. I'm separated, and the kids are with their dad." The way in which she wore...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Because Mini cars may be great but mini sales numbers are not, BMW’s smallest sub-brand is adding a new member to the family: the Cooper Four-door.
Mini announced Wednesday that it would officially be building its first true four-door Cooper,...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There's a schoolyard brawl breaking out among German sport sedans, and Audi's all-new A3 is the latest to join the fray.
Mercedes started it last September, with the entry-level CLA, a compact front-drive sedan looking to attract younger buyers with a...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 10:01 AM
The second automaker from the land of wienerschnitzel and doppelbock will soon offer an EV. Mercedes-Benz, which will begin selling its B-Class Electric Drive in July, was priming the pump recently with media test drives at its North American Research and...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:05 AM
GM isn't the only automaker in the news for airbag-related recalls. Toyota announced today an expansion of a previous recall to address a faulty front passenger airbag inflator — the inflator could rupture, causing the airbag to deploy abnormally....
| May 27, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Many people are unaware that Audi is part of Volkswagen’s automotive empire. In the past, cars with Audi’s four-ring symbol have shared engines, transmissions and platforms with less prestigious Volkswagen models. This approach is common in...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Want to know what the hottest thing in the luxury segment is these days? You're looking at it: Small, entry-level sedans from established luxury brands aiming to suck the millennial generation in with enticing design, luxury content and the latest in...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Used-car deals are getting better. Desirable trade-ins and vehicles at the end of their lease are streaming onto the used market, and that means more choices at lower prices. New-car leasing and finance deals create...