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2014 Land Rover Range Rover Gains Supercharged V6

Many automakers are swapping out V6 and V8 engines for smaller, turbo- or supercharged engines because they tend to get better gas mileage without much of a sacrifice in power. Land Rover is joining this trend with the 2014 Land Rover Range Rover. When it goes on sale this summer, the base 2014 Range Rover will have a supercharged V6 engine in place of the current 375-horsepower V8. One of the main differences between the outgoing 5.0-liter, V8 engine ... continue reading»

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The 2013 Best Cars for the Money

By now, you've received (and hopefully paid) your credit card bills from the holidays. Maybe you've already filed your tax return. Maybe you're trying to stick to your New Year's resolution to save more money. No matter what your reason is, you're not the only person who has money on their mind this time of year. Because we want to help people find cars that are not only great to own, but also great for ... continue reading»

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Volvo Updates its Lineup for Geneva Motor Show

Volvo has released the first glimpse of the updated 2014 S60 and S80 sedans, as well as its XC60 and XC70 crossovers, which will debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month.    Volvo says in a press release that the new S60 and XC60 will be updated inside and out. The S60 gets revamped front-end styling, as well as more high-quality interior materials, including additional metal trim and new wood inlays, as well as new upholstery colors. “The overall effect ... continue reading»

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BMW Recalls More Than 500,000 Cars

BMW has issued a voluntary recall of more than a half million 1-Series, 3-Series and Z4 models from the 2007 to 2012 model years. BMW says the cars could suffer engine stalling as a result of the loss of electrical power. The New York Times reports, "The automaker says the problem is caused by the wear and tear on the cable to the battery, which is located in the trunk. That could cause the engine to suddenly shut down." The ... continue reading»

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Chrysler Recalls 278,222 Trucks and SUVs

Chrysler Group is recalling 278,222 vehicles over concern that a rear axle pinion nut could loosen, causing the rear axle to lock up. In such an instance, the rear wheels would no longer turn, which could result in a loss of control of the vehicle and could lead to an accident. The recall affects the following vehicles: 2009-2012 Ram 1500 manufactured between 2/27/08 - 6/30/09 and 12/1/09 - 10/20/11 2009-2011 Dodge Dakota manufactured ... continue reading»

Tags: Recalls, Chrysler Aspen, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Durango, Dodge Ram 1500, Model News

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