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Drunk Driving Enforcement to Increase for New Year's Holiday

With many people planning on celebrating the dawn of 2014 tonight, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reminding drivers to stay sober – and they have some help from Hollywood. NHTSA has produced a public safety announcement featuring footage from the Robocop film, due out in 2014.  The NHTSA/Robocop PSA While it’s unlikely Robocop will actually be patrolling the nation’s highways tonight (as cool as that would be), drivers can expect an expanded law enforcement presence. In ... continue reading»

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Acura TLX Set to Replace TSX, TL

Acura announced this week that it is putting the TSX sedan and wagon out to pasture and is replacing the TL sedan with the TLX. Acura will reveal the 2015 TLX Prototype at the Detroit Auto Show in January, which will showcase the production TLX that Acura says will go on sale in the second half of 2014. According to Acura, the TLX is a midsize luxury sport sedan that will have comparable cabin space to the TL. There are ... continue reading»

Tags: Acura TL, Acura TSX, Model News, Detroit Auto Show, Acura TLX

Honda Receives Most Awards in New IIHS Safety Ratings

2014 Acura MDX IIHS test Honda and its luxury brand, Acura, took home the most 2014 Top Safety Pick Plus awards of any automaker from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Of the 22 vehicles that earned an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus award for 2014, Honda and Acura account for six of them, including the Honda Accord sedan and coupe, Honda Odyssey, Honda Civic sedan, Acura RLX and Acura MDX. The IIHS changed its Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick Plus award criteria ... continue reading»

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Record Number of Americans Expected to Travel for Holidays

It’s tough to get 30 percent of the U.S. population to agree on anything, but there is something 30 percent of Americans will all be doing in the next two weeks: traveling for the holidays. According to AAA, 94.5 million Americans will be traveling at least 50 miles from home between now and the end of the year. That’s a new high, and AAA says it’s the fifth consecutive time the number of Americans traveling ... continue reading»

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2015 BMW M3 and M4 Show Faces Ahead of Detroit Auto Show

BMW unveiled its 2015 M3 sedan and M4 coupe this week in advance of their official debut at the 2014 North American International Auto Show next month. The M3 and M4 are high-performance versions of the 3-Series and 4-Series, respectively. We previously reported that the new M3 and M4 will both feature an all-new twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine that produces 425 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. The engine is paired with either a six-speed manual or seven-speed ... continue reading»

Tags: Model News, 2015 BMW M3, 2015 BMW M4

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