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  • Car of the Year winners and losers

    Car of the Year winners and losers
    On Jan. 9, at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, the Hyundai Elantra and Land Rover's Range Rover Evoque were voted North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACOTY). Fifty automotive journalists reduced 17 cars and seven trucks to...
  • Ford brand 2011 U.S. sales top 2 million

    Ford brand 2011 U.S. sales top 2 million
    (Reuters) - Ford Motor said its primary Ford brand vehicle sales topped 2 million in the United States this year, the first time since 2007 that any single automotive brand has reached that level. The Ford brand passed the 2-million mark on Wednesday...
  • Ford recalls nearly half a million SUVs, minivans

    Ford recalls nearly half a million SUVs, minivans
    Ford Motor Co. is recalling approximately half a million vehicles worldwide due to mechanical issues.        The company said they are recalling 205,896 Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans with the model years of 2004 and 2005.  Ford issued the...
  • Reinventing Lincoln: Marque looks to Audi, Lexus for lessons on luxury

    Reinventing Lincoln: Marque looks to Audi, Lexus for lessons on luxury
    For any luxury car brand, one indicator of success is whether customers know the mainstream brand to which it is related. It's better if they don't. Audi has gone to great lengths — even foregoing the cost savings that come with sharing parts &#...
  • Startup announces big breakthrough for electric vehicle batteries

    Startup announces big breakthrough for electric vehicle batteries
    For years, the electric vehicle industry has been eager to build a better electric car battery: one that extends range while having a longer overall life, is affordable, quick-charging and safe. Now Envia Systems, a start-up based in Newark, Calif.,...
  • 'Third Age Suit' transforms body 30 years into the future

    'Third Age Suit' transforms body 30 years into the future
    REPUBLIC, Mo. -- Plenty of technology is available to make older people look and feel younger. One car company is trying to make young people feel older.  It's part of an effort to make better cars. Ford Motor Company created the Third Age Suit.  The...
  • Auto Erotica: Commonly good

    Auto Erotica: Commonly good
    Quick: Name the 10 greatest cars of all time. The Ferrari GTB/GTS series of the 1970s and '80s? The 1974-88 Lamborghini Countach? No, no — too unattainable. I'm talking about cars real people could own. The 1964-and-a-half Mustang? The 1968...
  • Website offers no-haggling, low-price car purchases at South Florida dealerships

    Website offers no-haggling, low-price car purchases at South Florida dealerships
    TrueCar.com guarantees a no-haggling, online car-purchase experience, with hundreds of dealers signed up across South Florida. The site also offers significant savings off South Florida MSRP prices. How does it work? Find the car and discounted price you...
  • Classic Craze: Sneak Peek Inside Vintage Car Warehouse

    Classic Craze: Sneak Peek Inside Vintage Car Warehouse
    It's a thrill that never fades for some drivers: the desire to get behind the wheel of a classic car. "It's almost like fulfilling a dream," explains John Hoekstra, owner of GR Auto Gallery, located in Kentwood.  On Sunday, Fox 17 got a sneak peek...
  • Best "cost-of-ownership" category winners

    Best "cost-of-ownership" category winners
    While car dealerships have been offering discounts on big pickups and sport utility vehicles for a while, they've recently started to show rebates on smaller rides. A leading source of automotive cost analysis, IntelliChoice.com, announced its "Best Deals...
  • Ten still-attainable 1970s muscle cars

    Ten still-attainable 1970s muscle cars
    As you cruise car shows in the greater Los Angeles area, you might notice that muscle cars from the 1970s are increasing in popularity. Phil Skinner, editor of Kelley Blue Book's "Early Model Values Guide," agrees. He's the sort who would rather spend...