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KickingTiresLuxury cars have moved past the days of the ignition-challenged Jaguars in AMC's "Mad Men," but many still have faults. The Mercedes-Benz M-Class and Buick LaCrosse rate below average in Consumer Reports' reliability surveys; the Lincoln MKX, BMW X3, BMW....
Tags: BMW, Sports Equipment, Toyota, Land Rover, Lexus
KickingTiresA new study suggests the majority of Americans would be willing to divulge personal information, including their own fingerprints, if it personalized their car ??? and nearly two in three would ride in a self-driving car. San Jose, Calif.-based Cisco........
KickingTiresHow does the Chrysler Town & Country, one of Consumer Reports' least reliable cars on the market, earn a quality award? The same way a Volkswagen Tiguan, a car whose current generation garnered middling scores in J.D. Power and Associates'......
Tags: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Volkswagen, Kia
KickingTiresAccording to a new survey from AAA, consumers have a clear breaking point when it comes to gas prices. According to the group's newly developed consumer price index, more than half of U.S. drivers polled consider gas at $3.44 per......
KickingTiresOn April 20, the 2013 Shanghai motor show kicked off. As The Detroit Free Press puts it, the event served up a high-decibel dosage of fashion, sports and music (oh, and cars) to some 10,000 journalists. More than 100 automakers......
KickingTiresFor Ford owners craving extra help figuring out the features of their vehicle, the automaker has cooked up "video snacks." As part of a new vehicle-orientation program launching this week at dealerships nationwide, a library of short videos explaining...
KickingTiresFour Japanese automakers ??? Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda ??? have announced a voluntary recall of 3 million vehicles worldwide because of possibly faulty airbags; more than a million of those vehicles are in the U.S. According to the automakers,......
Tags: Nissan, Mazda, Toyota, Toyota Recalls, The New York Times
KickingTiresCars.com may have recently had a string of less-than-pleasant dealership experiences, but according to the results of a J.D. Power study released today, customers are generally happy with the way they're being treated at car dealerships. On top of the.......
Tags: GMC, Porsche, Automotive Equipment, Luxury Vehicles, Jeep
KickingTiresThough battery problems are often associated with cold weather, Consumer Reports magazine says heat is a bigger enemy of car batteries and will take a bigger toll on performance and reserve capacity. The magazine recommends that vehicle owners in hotter.....
KickingTiresAll the talk these days seems to be on spending cuts and frugality, but you wouldn't know it from looking at February sales. Overall, the market was up more than 4%, with only half of the top automakers posting gains......
Tags: Prius, Nissan, Toyota, Passenger Cars, Jeep
KickingTiresWondering which of the automakers that advertised in Super Bowl XLVII got the biggest bang from their buck, whether it was from social buzz (people tweeting or posting on Facebook) or through driving consumers to Cars.com to search for their......
KickingTiresEver wonder what happened to events in the auto industry that were supposed to occur but didn't? You might have seen a news story on a site like ours of a promise by an automaker that sounded legitimate with lots......
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