The harsh winter of 2013–2014 led more consumers to shop for an SUV than they did in previous winters, according to a March 2014 report from Swapalease.com.
To consolidate its midsize-sedan offerings, Chrysler will drop the 200 Convertible and the Dodge Avenger from its 2015 lineup.
Toyota announced in April 2014 that it will release a new Camry that will have a sleeker, sportier design to maintain the Camry’s spot as the market’s top-selling vehicle.
A report that AAA released in March 2014 found that outdoor temperatures that are higher than 95 degrees Fahrenheit can shorten the battery range of an electric vehicle (EV) by 34 percent.
As more vehicles include aluminum parts in their construction to lighten vehicle weight and improve fuel economy, you should know that these parts will be expensive to repair and that repairs could take longer to complete.
Tesla says it will continue to sell its vehicles directly to consumers, even as it faces pressure from dealerships to sell its vehicles in showrooms.
Fines that Department of Justice levied on Toyota Motor and was expected to issue to General Motors will lead the two automakers to offer incentives for consumers in the short term, experts say.
Ford Motor’s C-Max Solar Energi concept car made its debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2014. However, a vehicle that runs on solar power alone still is years away.
Hyundai Motor is taking the proximity key in a new direction with the 2015 Genesis, which premiered at the North American International Auto Show in January 2014.
Honda Motor announced in February 2014 that it would discontinue production of the Insight, but we’re told that Honda still will sell its hybrid CR-Z and hybrid versions of the Accord and Civic.
Diesel vehicles are more fuel-efficient than are similar gasoline-powered models. However, the higher price of diesel fuel could chip into your fuel savings.
Vehicles that come with 4G LTE connectivity won't have a higher MSRP, but they'll drive up your wireless bills if you use the service.
More vehicles are being redesigned to use aluminum in place of steel. For consumers, this will lead to lighter vehicles and greater fuel savings.
As of press time, 14 states give consumers ownership of location, safety and speed information that automakers collect via an in-vehicle event data recorder, or “black box.” These protections could be implemented nationwide by 2015.
A new six-cylinder engine is coming to select Mercedes-Benz models that might mean higher costs upon purchase.
Buick might bring its sporty GS trim level to other models, but the automaker is keeping hush about the details.
Chrysler Group is going retro style with its 2014 Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker and 2014 Dodge Mopar ’14 Challenger models, the automaker announced in November 2013.
Toyota Motor will introduce an option that will let consumers charge their vehicles wirelessly at home.
Tesla Motors revised its Model S electric vehicle after accidents were linked to the vehicle in late 2013.
Honda Motor and Toyota Motor say they’ll bring new fuel-cell vehicles to market by 2015, and Hyundai Motor isn’t far behind. However, we’re told that the vehicles will be in short supply for consumers.