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  • Toyota, Ford Are 2010 EPA Headliners

     
    The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy have released the updated 2010 Fuel Economy Guide, which is the final word on mileage numbers and estimated fuel costs for the 2010 model year. The 2010 guide doesn???t have......
  • Prius tops 2010 EPA fuel economy rankings

     
    Love ‘em or hate ‘em, hybrids have gone mainstream. Nine of the top 10 vehicles in government’s fuel economy rankings for the 2010 model year are hybrids. And they come from six different automakers and carry nine different nameplates. “There’s....
  • Mileage Challenge 5.2: Avenues and Interstates

     
    Our latest mileage challenge took three hybrids ??? the Honda Insight, Mercury Milan Hybrid and Toyota Prius ??? and one diesel, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI, from Chicago to Fond du Lac, Wis., and back. The total distance came to just......
  • Mileage Challenge 5.3: Dizzying Displays

     
    Most people think all of the advanced technology in today???s hybrid cars is under the hood. While automakers continue to enhance new engines, batteries and drivetrains, they???re also working on ways to wrangle the one factor they can???t control ???.......
  • Mileage Challenge 5.4: The Results

     
    Our latest mileage challenge had editors logging more than 300 miles each in three hybrids and a diesel: the 2010 Honda Insight, 2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid, 2010 Toyota Prius and 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI. We tallied up all the numbers......
  • Mileage Challenge 5.5: Final Thoughts

     
    Beyond the numbers that we so diligently broke down yesterday, driving four different cars for six hours can be telling in many more ways than just fuel economy. Our editors share their thoughts on the cars and pick which car......
  • Volvo may be sold to Chinese automaker

     
    Ford Motor Co. said a consortium led by Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. is the “preferred bidder” for Ford’s Volvo unit. Ford said that no final decision had been made on a sale, but that it would be......
  • Ford shows improvement in Consumer Reports reliability survey

     
    Asian automakers once again dominate the upper ranks of Consumer Reports’ annual vehicle-reliability survey, although Ford Motor Co. is making strides in improving the dependability of its cars and light trucks. Ford’s sustained production of vehicles...
  • Consumer Reports' Most and Least Reliable Cars

     
    Earlier we wrote about automakers??? overall rankings in Consumer Reports??? annual survey. Now, we???re tackling which models ranked highest and lowest among the 1.4 million vehicles surveyed. The big winner is Ford, and it???s not because they had the...
  • Consumer Reports' Top 10 Automakers

     
    Today, Consumer Reports released the results of its annual car reliability survey, which includes more than 1.4 million vehicles. This is one of the most important publications of the year for consumers interested in a car???s reliability. There were few....
  • L.A Auto Show: 2010 Audi A3 TDI named Green Car of the Year

     
    The 2010 Audi A3 TDI was named Green Car of the Year at the L.A. Auto Show today, giving the Germans and clean diesel technology back-to-back wins. The four-door hatchback, which has a base sticker price of $29,950, "offers it......