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Filed under: Altima, Blog, Elantra, Ford, Hyundai, Mustang, News, Nissan
Consumers Report Sights Ford’s Improved Reliability
by admin on Mar 11th, 2011
The Consumers Report magazine recently published its car review edition, and found that Ford had the best overall improvement over the last year, with a jump in it's rating from 66 to 70. But, even though Ford improved, Honda, Subaru and Toyota were the top three automakers for the third year in a row. Honda finished first, with an overall score of 74, followed by Subaru at 73 and Toyota at 71. The 2011 Ford Mustang topped the sporty car c...
Filed under: Blog, Chrysler, Congrats and Thank You, News
Unique Chrysler Sells It’s First Chrysler 200
by admin on Mar 10th, 2011
Happy Customer Gail and Keen buy the first Chrysler 200 from Unique Chrysler of Burlington ...
Filed under: Blog, Chrysler, News
Chrysler Announces New 2012 Cargo Van
by admin on Mar 10th, 2011
The Chrysler Group LLC has announced their intention to build a new Ram Cargo Van (C/V), at it's Windsor Plant. The new C/V will compete in the Class 1 light vehicle market. What sets it apart from other minivans, including the Dodge Grand Caravan C/V that it replaces; are a sturdier metal floor and a solid sliding door with no windows. Its targetting people who need something heavier for work, and a vehicle that is still a manageabl...
Filed under: Blog, Genesis, Hyundai, News
Hyundai Unveils it’s New Luxury Sedan, the 2012 Genesis
by admin on Mar 9th, 2011
The Hyundai Motor Co., South Korea's largest automaker, unveiled the 2012 version of its luxury passenger sedan, the Genesis, with a new, powerful engine that outperforms its previous version in every aspect. The 2012 Genesis comes with either a 3.3-liter Lambda engine or a 3.8-liter GDi engine that produces a maximum horsepower of 334, a 15.2 percent improvement from that of the 3.8 MPI engine. The new 3.8 GDi engine also produces maxim...
Filed under: Blog, Kia
2011 Kia Optima Earns 5 Star Crash Rating
by admin on Mar 8th, 2011
The Kia Motor Corp. became the first Korean auto maker to earn the highest safety rating under the new more stringent guidelines set up by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).This makes the second major safety award granted to the 2011 Kia Optima, which already has a "Top Safety Pick" from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety. In all, 24 passenger cars, 20 sport utility vehicles, two vans, and nine 2011 model yea...
Filed under: Blog, F-150, Ford
Ford and Ferrari Settle F-150 Dispute
by admin on Mar 7th, 2011
The Ferrari racing team wanted a name for it's latest Formula One racer that would commemorate the 150th anniversary of Italian unification, so the "F150" seemed like a reasonable choice. But, business is business and within a short time, the Ford Motor Company filed legal papers in Detroit, barring Ferrari from using the name of it's popular truck model the F-150, and also requesting damages for brand infringment. It's hard to und...
Filed under: Blog, Edge, F-150, F-Series Super Duty, Ford, Ranger
Ford Recalls Eight Vehicle Models
by admin on Mar 4th, 2011
Ford Motor Co. has recalled more than 34,000 vehicles worldwide spanning eight vehicle models due to the risk of a fuel leak or electrical issues. The automaker is recalling 25,000 2010 Ford Ranger trucks, including 23,688 in the U.S. A cover that protects the vehicles' fuel line near the throttle body shield may not been installed correctly, causing the fuel line to chafe and leading to a possible fuel leak and fire, Ford said in its filing. ...
Filed under: Blog, Chrysler, Kia, News, Reviews
Kia Optima and Chrysler 200 Reviews
by admin on Mar 3rd, 2011
Here's a short video review of these two mid-sized family sedans. ...
Filed under: Blog, Fiesta, Focus, Ford, Fusion, Lincoln, MKZ
2011 Ford Focus Earns 40 MPG, EPA Rating
by admin on Mar 2nd, 2011
The Ford Motor Corp. announced its new 2011 Focus equipped with their SFE (Super Fuel Economy) package has been certified, by the US Environment Protection Agency(EPA), to get 40 mpg (5.88L/100Km) highway, and 28 mpg (8.4L/100Km). With the inclusion of the 2011 Focus, that brings the total number of Ford vehicles to achieve 40 mpg to four. The Fiesta SE with SFE , the Fusion Hybrid and the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid sedan, all come with certifi...
Filed under: Blog, News, Sonata
Questionable US Hybrid Vehicle Legislation
by admin on Mar 1st, 2011
According to GreenCarReports.com and TheTruthAboutCars.com, the Obama admistration has signed legislation that calls on the US Department of Transportation to: "study and report to Congress on the minimum level of sound that is necessary to be emitted from a motor vehicle, or some other method, to alert blind and other pedestrians of the presence of operating motor vehicles while traveling". This policy is a direct result of the effort...