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GM Prices the Redesigned 2014 Cadillac CTS Sedan at $46,025

2014 Cadillac CTS sedan General Motors has announced that the all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan will start at $46,025 after a $925 destination charge, which is $6,035 more than the 2013 model. GM says in a press release that the 2014 CTS will offer 20 new standard features, as well as “more interior space, power and technology” when it hits dealerships this fall. The 2014 CTS will be offered with the choice of a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine or a 3 ... continue reading»

Tags: Redesigns, Cadillac CTS, Model News, Pricing

Chrysler Has Limited Time to Respond to NHTSA Recall Request

The 2007 Jeep Liberty. (Chrysler Group Chrysler Group LLC has just a few more days to formally respond to a request from the government's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty SUVs. On June 3, NHTSA asked Chrysler Group to voluntarily recall the vehicles. On June 4, Chrysler Group said it would not participate in a recall. NHTSA gave the automaker until June 18 to formally respond and explain why it would not comply with the ... continue reading»

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AAA Study Shows Hands-Free Devices Are Not Distraction-Free

distracted driving The American Automobile Association (AAA) and the University of Utah recently conducted a study on distracted driving. The study focused on the mental workload and reaction times for a driver performing various tasks not related to driving while behind the wheel. The study concluded that “dangerous mental distractions exist even when drivers keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road,” says AAA. User interfaces such as hands-free, voice-to-text systems may not require drivers to divert their ... continue reading»

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Apple iOS 7 Drives Car Technology into the Future

iOS in the car Technophiles get excited every time Apple holds a press conference. Yesterday’s announcement of the new iOS 7 operating system has people talking, mostly about the new look, iTunes Radio and the choice of either a man or woman Siri. In the automotive realm, people are talking about Apple’s iOS in the Car, which is a new feature of iOS 7. Autoblog calls iOS in the Car “an auto-optimized version of the iPhone’s new operating system, iOS 7 ... continue reading»

Tags: News, technology, Apple iOS in the Car

General Motors Entices Car Shoppers with Free Maintenance Program

GM free maintenance program General Motors announced a free maintenance program for certain 2014 Chevrolet, Buick and GMC vehicles. Free routine maintenance will be covered for up to two years or 24,000 miles, whichever comes first. Car shoppers who lease or buy a 2014 vehicle will be eligible for free oil and filter changes, tire rotation and a 27-point vehicle inspection at any Chevy, Buick or GMC dealership. General Motors explains, “Some alternative-fuel vehicles do not include oil changes, and some performance vehicles ... continue reading»

Tags: News, Buick, Chevrolet, GMC, car maintenance

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