2015 Toyota Yaris L | Photo Credit: Toyota USA

Posh & Petite | 2015 Toyota Yaris SE Review

If you’re looking for a reliable compact car with great fuel economy and without all the fuss, the 2015 Toyota Yaris may be the car for you.

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Honda Civic Concept

#NYIAS15 | 5 trends from the New York Auto Show

Auto Show season may have wrapped up for journalists, but the trends we have seen are just getting their start. This year’s New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) has us excited about some new trends while baffled by others. Here’s a glimpse of what you can expect to see on the streets… 5 Trends from […]

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2015 Nissan Murano carries all of the brand's new styling cues.

Meet Nissan’s 2015 CUV lineup | Pathfinder, Murano, Rogue and Juke

By BOB GRITZINGER | Contributing Editor | @bobgritzinger Nissan has a herd of crossovers–from the three-row maxi-ute Pathfinder all the way down to the appropriately named super-fun, mini-ute dubbed the Juke. We recently had an opportunity to drive all of Nissan’s CUVs on a short, varied test loop at a press event in Michigan. These […]

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2016 Fiat 500X Trekking

2016 Fiat 500X | Go Big(ger) and cuter, or go home

BY RON SESSIONS, Contributor Even though FCA (Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) is the seventh largest automaker in the world, many Americans are unfamiliar with the Fiat brand. That’s understandable considering Toyota currently sells more cars and trucks in the U.S. in two weeks than Fiat does here in an entire year. And the Fiat footprint in […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Jody DeVere, AskPatty.com

Have you heard of AskPatty.com? Today we’re happy to share the driving profile of its founder, Jody DeVere. AskPatty.com helps women have the best car buying and servicing experiences by providing a database of Certified Female Friendly automotive retail locations across the United States and Canada.

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Mercedes-Benz's autonomous S-Class completed a 62-mile trip in 2013.

Flying car wanted | The future of autonomous driving

No flying cars yet, but cars that drive themselves are just around the corner By BOB GRITZINGER, Contributing Editor | @bobgritzinger We’ve seen the reports about Delphi’s self-driving car that just made a 3,500-mile trip from San Francisco to New York with almost no human intervention, or the Mercedes-Benz that drove itself around a 62-mile […]

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Driven | 2015 Ford Expedition EL Platinum

Ford has done it again with its 2015 Expedition. Having had several Expeditions at home growing up, it’s nice to see that Ford has kept the Expedition true to form over the years – boasting the comfort and spaciousness of an SUV coupled with the tow and off-road capabilities of a pick-up truck.

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Be Car Chic and MotoManTV

Lincoln Continental Concept at NYIAS | Be Car Chic and MotoManTV

We’re back with MotoManTV – and a guest intro by our friend Emme Hall of MMMotorSports – to talk about the beautiful Lincoln Continental Concept debuted at the 2015 New York Auto Show. Know what else is back? The color BLUE. MotoMan and I touch upon this trend and a few others in this video. […]

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Wearing Project Gravitas at #NYIASGNO

Playing model for a night with Project Gravitas and She Buys Cars at the New York Auto Show We were invited to participate in a women’s blogger event called “Girls Night Out” (#NYIASGNO) hosted by She Buys Cars and Toyota at the Javits Center in New York. To sweeten the deal, our friends at SBC […]

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Motorhead Mama

How I Drive | Profile of Motorhead Mama

This week’s “How I Drive” profile focuses on one awesome lady who we met in person at the New York Auto Show last week–Amelia Dalgaard, the Motorhead Mama. Amelia is a cool chick, and her passion for autos makes her even cooler. Her humor shines through creative navigation items on her website, with titles like […]

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2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder

Walk-around | 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder with MotoManTV

We hit the Show floor in New York City last week for a strong wrap to the 2014-2015 auto show season. While there, we ran into our friend George Notaras of MotoManTV. Not only did he invite us to co-host his #AskMotoManTV segment live from the show, he even gave us the privilege of doing […]

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Rod Sisson, Drive STI

How I Drive | Profile of Rod Sisson, Drive STI

Today, we’re introducing you to someone who helps the world’s top automakers get their message out to consumers and ultimately sell more vehicles.

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Lexus IS 350 F in snow

2015 Lexus IS 350 F | Snow drift

We were thankful that our tester Lexus IS 350 F came with all-wheel-drive once the snowflakes started falling. The AWD system proved worthy after several inches of the white stuff rested on the streets, ensuring that our daily routines weren’t too disrupted. The #snow button is so necessary today. Glad this #Lexus has #AWD! A […]

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AAA Infographic | 6 out of 10 teen crashes due to distraction

Anew report by AAA showed that 6 out of 10 teen driver crashes were caused by distraction–a figure larger than what has previously been estimated by police reports and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Nearly 7,000 video recordings of teenage drivers between 2009 and 2013 showed events leading up to a moderate-to-sever crash. […]

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AAA teen driver

AAA video | Proof teens shouldn’t multitask behind the wheel

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety this week released a new study whose results are shockingly telling. On the AAA website, the group shares: Researchers analyzed the six seconds leading up to a crash in nearly 1,700 videos of teen drivers taken from in-vehicle event recorders. The results showed that distraction was a factor in […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Ram Trucks’ Nick Cappa

Busy guy Nick Cappa loves nothing more than being busy. His PR gig at Ram Truck seems extremely fitting and his driving style also reflects his “always on” attitude. Take a peek at Nick’s driving style below! How I Drive | Nick Cappa Location: Lake Orion, MI (like Bob) Daily Driver: My rig is an […]

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2015 Ford Edge gets “teched” out

We ventured to sunny Arizona for a welcome reprieve from the harsh East Coast winter to drive Ford’s new-for-2015 mid-size utility vehicle. Ford focuses on tech for its 2015 Edge Ford has been leading the way among everyday car brands in bringing affordable technologies to its full suite of models. For under $40,000 decked out, […]

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How I Drive | Profile of Toyota Motor Sales’ Greg Thome

This week, we’re meeting Greg Thome, Regional Communications Manager at Toyota Motor Sales. Based in the sunny OC, Greg spends quite a bit of time commuting during the workweek but a “Frozen” pal keeps him company. Let’s learn about Greg’s driving style: How I Drive | Greg Thome Location: Orange County, CA Daily Driver: Silver […]

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Audi's all-wheel-drive A4 provided a perfect platform for testing Continental's new tire.

Texas Tire Torture | Conti DWS06 review

By BOB GRITZINGER, Contributing Editor | @bobgritzinger I’ve been on a few wide-ranging trips with the German-based automotive supplier Continental, covering everything from vehicle-to-vehicle communication to collision avoidance systems, in locales from Detroit, Michigan, to Regensburg, Germany. But my most recent outing with the company was tightly focused on one product: the new Continental ExtremeContact […]

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Melanie and Javier Ford Edge

2015 #FordEdge drive with Javier Mota of Autos 0-60

We linked up with Javier Mota of Autos 0-60 again, but this time in person and in Arizona for the 2015 Ford Edge media drive. We spend 15 minutes taking you the inside of the vehicle to get a real feel for the new Edge. Sounds like a long time, but put us on in […]

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