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Feb 23,2007
Recently honored with MotorWeek's "Best Minivan" award, the Kia Sedona is now being given The Car Book 2007's "Best Bet" distinction, along with seven other Kia vehicles: Rio, Rio5, Spectra, Spectra5, Optima, Sportage and Sorento. Rio and Optima were both recipients of the award in 2006, however this is the first time eight different models in the 11-vehicle Kia lineup have received the distinguished accolade. "Obviously we are extremely thrilled and proud to have eight ... [full story]
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Feb 02,2007
Get Quick Stats, Fast Facts and Cool New Car Pictures for Over 2,000 Cars, Trucks and SUVs Interested in buying a new car but don't want to sift through tons of articles or lengthy reviews to get important information about the car of your dreams? NADAguides.com, a leading vehicle information website, today announced the launch of its 'NADAguides New Car Fast Facts' tool -- an easy way for shoppers to access new car pictures, ... [full story]
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Mar 16,2007
Automakers kicked off National Alternative Fuel Autos Week by announcing that there are 10.5 million Alternative Fuel Autos on the nation's roads today, according to 2006 sales data from R.L. Polk and Co. The Polk sales figures also reveal that an unprecedented 1.5 million Alternative Fuel Autos were sold in 2006, surpassing automakers' sales expectations by 50 percent. Currently manufacturers are offering 60 models of Alternative Fuel Automobiles for sale including hybrid electric, ethanol- capable ... [full story]
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May 18,2007
More than 1,000 new pet-friendly AAA Approved and Diamond-rated lodgings have been added to AAA’s ninth edition of Traveling With Your Pet: The AAA PetBook.  This brings the total to more than 13,000 properties for the United States and Canada, all with detailed listings of fees, permitted pet sizes and conditions of stay. Nearly every city across the United States and Canada offers pet-friendly accommodations.  Many hoteliers are catering to the millions of Americans who ... [full story]
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Feb 24,2006
Today, as gas prices are surpassing $3 per gallon, SUVs and minivans are not as practical to own. So what's a family to do? Enter the 2006 Volkswagen Passat 3.6L, the midsize sedan that may forever change the attitude of owning a "grown-up" family car. In its most powerful Passat to date, the 280-horsepower arrives soon to dealerships around the country. Although considered a family car, it does not sacrifice speed. The car continues to perform in the ... [full story]
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Mar 04,2009
The 2009 Acura TL Super Handling All-Wheel-Drive Tech model is the Type A personality of sport sedans. It is pointed — literally in design — and absolute in power and purpose.   The 2009 Acura TL Super Handling All-Wheel-Drive Tech gets 17 mpg city and 25 highway on premium fuel. Photo courtesy of Acura.  SPEC BOX 2009 Acura TL Body Style: Midsize, five-passenger sedan Engine: aluminum, SOHC 3.7-liter V-6, with Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control ... [full story]
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Feb 16,2009
The young, muscular man had stopped to check out the 2010 Mustang GT test car, painted Sunset Gold and optioned with the panorama glass roof. It was still about three months before the 2010 would be on sale and few had been seen on streets, but much has been written about it in magazines.   The 2010 Ford Mustang will hit the market this spring sporting a significant "freshening" of exterior design and interior improvements. Photo ... [full story]
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May 21,2006
1. Keep an eye on your gas consumption The more aware you are of the amount of fuel that you use the more you can do to try to reduce your gas costs. If you notice that your gas efficiency is decreasing it could be an indicating factor that your car needs servicing. Make weekly comparisons with your fuel log that you keep in you car to see how much your gas consumption is going ... [full story]
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Mar 09,2007
'This is an Agile-Handling, Exotic Speed Machine,' says Lead Auto Expert, Mark Perleberg Lead Auto Expert, Mark Perleberg, of NADAguides.com a leading vehicle pricing and information website, recently got a rare test drive of the new 2008 Maserati Quattroporte. Today, Perleberg weighs in on the car's overall performance and design features. The new 2008 Maserati Quattroporte is an "agile-handling, exotic speed machine" according to NADAguides.com. "The 2008 Maserati Quattroporte is a car designed specifically ... [full story]
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Dec 07,2006
Severe winter weather can make driving a challenge for even the most experienced drivers. Extreme cold temperatures make vehicles more likely to breakdown if proper maintenance has not been performed, and heavy snow falls and icy road conditions can cause vehicles to slide off the road and become stuck in the snow. This winter, AAA expects more than 100,000 stranded motorists to call for roadside assistance for vehicle extrication services. "Performing proper vehicle maintenance and good trip ... [full story]
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Jun 23,2006
BOISE - Today, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety issued the results of a study that demonstrates states with nighttime and passenger restrictions for teen drivers record significantly lower crash and injury rates than jurisdictions that do not. According to AAA, the state of Oregon recorded death and injury rates for 16-year-old drivers that are 20 percent lower than in a comparable jurisdiction without such restrictions. The restrictions are part of graduated driver licensing (GDL) laws ... [full story]
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Mar 30,2007
Safety, value, convenience set these vehicles above all others. Nine new vehicles have been added to the 2007 AAA and Parents magazine Best Cars for Families list.  The 15-vehicle list, now in its fifth year, appears with detailed reviews of each model in the April issue of Parents magazine.  By combining AAA’s auto-safety expertise with Parents’ understanding of what families want and need, the team of reviewers created a list of sedans, economy cars, vans, ... [full story]
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May 21,2006
Travel will be up slightly this Memorial Day holiday despite high gas prices and increasing vacation costs, according to AAA. AAA estimates that 37.6 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home this holiday, a 0.9 percent increase from last year. Approximately 31.4 million travelers (84 percent of all holiday travelers) expect to go by motor vehicle, a 0.7 percent increase from the 31.2 million who drove a year ago. Another 4.3 million ... [full story]
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