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  • Ford Special Vehicle Team (SVT)

    Ford Special Vehicle Team (SVT)

    Special Vehicle Team, abbreviated as SVT, refers to Ford's high-performance vehicle division. Originally known as Special Vehicle Operations (SVO), the division was officially renamed in 1993......

  • Toyota Issues Lexus Valve Spring Recall

    Toyota Issues Lexus Valve Spring Recall

    The recall hinted at by Toyota last week has finally come to pass, with the company announcing that 138,000 vehicles sold within American borders between 2006 and 2008 will need to be......

  • Mazda Introduces Mazda Certified Used Car Program

    Mazda Introduces Mazda Certified Used Car Program

    The latest brand to jump onto the certified used car program bandwagon is Mazda, which just this week announced the unveiling of the new Mazda Certified Pre-Owned program.......

  • Chevrolet Malibu Boosts GM in June Sales

    Chevrolet Malibu Boosts GM in June Sales

    Ouch. Last month, the industry as a whole eked out a 14.4 percent sales increase compared to June of 2009, looking like a relatively slight increase over an absolutely terrible......

  • Hyundai to Kickoff Sun Bowl Sponsorship for 2010

    Hyundai to Kickoff Sun Bowl Sponsorship for 2010

    The country's second-oldest postseason college football game'”the Sun Bowl'”has a brand-new teammate. Starting this year and running through at least 2013, Hyundai, along with......

  • The Ford F-150 and the Incumbent Effect

    The Ford F-150 and the Incumbent Effect

    The June sales numbers are being tallied up as I write this, but the outlook isn't especially good'”nor especially bad. Bloomberg reports that analysts are expecting the seasonally......

  • Subaru, Suzuki Initiate Recalls, Likely Toyota Recall Coming

    Subaru, Suzuki Initiate Recalls, Likely Toyota Recall Coming

    The month of July is barely upon us and already two car companies have initiated recalls on very recent automobiles. Subaru Recall Leading off is Subaru, which......

  • BMW Announces Email Reading for ConnectedDrive

    BMW Announces Email Reading for ConnectedDrive

    The technology tables have turned when it comes to which manufacturers are pushing the hottest new software loaded up in their 2010 and 2011 models. While in the past only......

  • Chrysler PT Cruiser: Don

    Chrysler PT Cruiser: Don't Retire It, Redesign It

    Although everyone knew it was coming, it's still big news: After 10 years and some 1.3 million sales, the Chrysler PT Cruiser is about to cease production. The final one is......

  • Tesla IPO Raises $226 Million

    Tesla IPO Raises $226 Million

    Tesla became the first major American car company to make an initial public offering (IPO) in more than five decades, raising an impressive $226 million selling 13.3 million shares of stock. The......