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  • 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......

  • Kia Kicks Off Sponsorship of Vans Warped Tour

    Kia Kicks Off Sponsorship of Vans Warped Tour

    In their ongoing quest to attract younger customers, it's become de rigueur for auto companies to forge relationships with key players in the music industry. At Kia, the partner......

  • MINI Announces New 2011 MINI Lineup

    MINI Announces New 2011 MINI Lineup

    The MINI lineup is due for an overhaul and that is exactly what the premium compact brand has in store for its 2011 lineup. The company is giving its coupe, convertible and wagon offerings......

  • Playing the Name Game: Kia Forte or K3?

    Playing the Name Game: Kia Forte or K3?

    When the current Kia Forte was launched last year, it let customers know Kia wanted to be taken a little more seriously in the U.S. marketplace. The car helped introduce a decidedly......

  • Dodge Grand Caravan: The Return of the Man Van?

    Dodge Grand Caravan: The Return of the Man Van?

    At the risk of inducing minivan overload, I'm going to tackle that subject once again today. The minivan segment is, as I've been predicting for a while, undergoing a......