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Fuel Economy for Ford C-Max Energi Most Apparent in City

By Ann M. Job | Aug 19
Ford's first dedicated hybrid for North American consumers, the C-Max gasoline-electric hybrid hatchback, is turning out to be an acquired taste.

Policing for Profit: Towns Balance Budgets with Speed Traps

Aug 18
Small towns across the country often use speeding ticket revenues to pay their bills, but the AAA says some towns are policing for profit

Apple Said to Show Interest in Automotive Testing Facility

By Brandon Bailey | Aug 17
Adding fuel to rumors that Apple is working on designs for a car, local officials say engineers for the giant tech company recently made inquiries about a former navy base that's been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars.

Lexus GS 350 a Practical, Fun Luxury Sedan

By Ann M. Job | Aug 14
Luxury car buyers who are driving enthusiasts with a practical streak should be sure to look at the 2015 Lexus GS.

Bigger is Better in 2015 Chevrolet Suburban

By Ann M. Job | Aug 13
Bigger is better this year in Chevrolet's largest sport utility vehicle, the Suburban.The expansive, 19-foot-long vehicle was refreshed for its 80th year on the market, with more engine power, best-in-class fuel economy and more features.

Jaguar Brings Sexy and Sporty Back with Its 2016 F-Type

By Ann M. Job | Aug 12
Jaguar has made its sexy F-Type even sportier and more seductive for 2016, with a manual transmission, surprisingly precise electric steering and new standard equipment including a 770-watt sound system from British high-performance audio maker Meridian.

Zero-Percent Financing May Not be Best Deal

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 11
When a car dealer offers to loan you the money to buy a car at zero interest, it gets your attention. Yet that cheap money might not be the best deal you can get.

Average US Vehicle Age Hits Record 11.5 Years

By Dee-Ann Durbin | Aug 10
The average vehicle in the U.S. is now a record 11.5 years old, according to consulting firm IHS Automotive, a sign of the increased reliability of today's vehicles and the lingering impact of the sharp drop in new car sales during the recession.

Automakers Trying to Prevent Hackers from Commandeering Cars

By Tom Krisher | Aug 7
Two hackers sitting on a living room couch used a laptop computer to commandeer a Jeep from afar over the Internet, demonstrating a scary vulnerability. The average new car has 40 to 50 computers, more than a Boeing 787.

Newly Refined 2015 Ford F-150, Best on Gas and Hauling

By Ann M. Job | Aug 6
America's favorite truck, the Ford F-Series, was revamped from top to bottom for 2015, and the handsomely styled result shows how far pickups have come from their rough-riding and utilitarian past.

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