GO

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Expected to Get 47 Combined MPG

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Honda released initial fuel economy estimates for its all-new 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid Wednesday. The EPA hasn’t announced official ratings yet, but Honda says it expects the Accord Hybrid to get 49/45/47 mpg city/highway/combined. The Accord Hybrid’s fuel economy is better than the 2013 Toyota Camry Hybrid’s ratings (43/39/41 mpg city/highway/combined), as well as the fuel economy of the 2013 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and 2013 Kia Optima Hybrid, which ... continue reading»

Tags: Hybrid Cars, Model News, Fuel Economy, 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

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

Will the Redesigned 2014 Toyota Corolla Bring Happiness?

2014 Toyota Corolla This evening, Toyota revealed the all-new 2014 Toyota Corolla. Leading up to tonight, Toyota has been using social media to show off different parts of the redesigned Corolla. In the beginning, Tatsuo Hasegawa, the Corolla’s first chief engineer, said the mission was “to develop a car that brings happiness and well-being to people around the world.” Now, according to a Toyota press release, the Corolla has been around for 47 years with almost 40 million sales in more than ... continue reading»

Tags: Redesigns, Toyota Corolla, Model News

Studies Say Car Buyers Want to Stay Connected

In-car technology Two new studies by Cisco and J.D. Power and Associates show what car buyers want from their next vehicle. J.D. Power and Associates’ 2013 U.S. Automotive Emerging Technologies Study received responses from 16,758 vehicle owners, which show that car owners are interested in applications for phone pairing, wireless internet, better voice recognition and other features that would improve vehicle infotainment systems. Of those listed above, J.D. Power and Associates noticed that vehicle owners tended to ... continue reading»

Tags: Analysis, in car technology

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Owners Could Pay Additional Taxes

2013 Nissan Leaf If you live in a state that charges gasoline tax and you drive an electric or hybrid vehicle, you may have to start paying extra fees. ABC News reports that North Carolina, along with some other states, is considering legislation that would charge fees to electric and hybrid car drivers. Many states depend on a gas tax to fund road maintenance. With more fuel-efficient cars and electric vehicles on the road, state governments who charge this tax aren’t receiving ... continue reading»

Tags: News, electric cars, Hybrid vehicles, gas tax

« Previous Next »