Archive for the ‘Cars’ Category

This undated picture made available by Cadillac shows the 2013 Cadillac XTS. (AP Photo/Cadillac)

Car Review: 2013 XTS is a Different Cadillac

Don’t let the words “large, luxury sedan” fool you. The largest sedan in Cadillac’s lineup, the 2013 XTS, handles with the poise and competence of…



This photo provided by Scion shows Scion's new-for-2013 FR-S sport coupe. the FR-S, for Front-engine, Rear-wheel drive Sport, grabs attention from onlookers no matter who is behind the wheel and even if the car is being driven leisurely. This new model puts some verve into a commute or a trip to the relatives' house, too. (AP Photo/Scion)

Sexy Scion Flagship Debuts: FR-S Coupe

The secret is out: You don’t have to be a fanatical driving enthusiast to love Scion’s new-for-2013 FR-S sport coupe. Yes, the sleek, sexy-looking two…



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Ford Has Prettiest, Affordable Hybrid Car

Who says that fuel-thrifty gasoline-electric hybrid cars have to be snub-nosed, rounded and ho-hum to look at? Not designers at Ford Motor Co., whose 2013 Ford Fusion…



This Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 file photo shows a 2012 Toyota Camry  in Dearborn, Mich. A revamped Camry sedan is selling briskly, and attracting a far younger buyer than Toyota ever expected, a top executive said Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Camry sheds ho-hum image, boosts sales

DETROIT (AP) — A sporty version of the new Camry is helping the car shed its ho-hum image. It’s also drawing in younger buyers who…



In thie July 1, 2012 file photo, the Ford logo is seen on cars for sale at a Ford dealership in Springfield, Ill. Ford is recalling nearly 485,000 Escapes and Mavericks to fix sticking gas pedals that can cause crashes. The worldwide recall affects the 2001 through 2004 model years that are powered by 3-liter V-6 engines with cruise control. It comes just over a week after U.S. safety regulators began investigating the Escape small SUV. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has received 68 complaints about the problem, including 13 crashes, nine injuries and one death. A teenage girl died in the January crash of an Escape in Arizona.(AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

Ford to recall 485,000 small SUVs to fix throttles

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 485,000 Escapes and Mavericks to fix sticking gas pedals that can cause crashes. The worldwide recall affects vehicles…



Louisville Assembly Plant workers build the redesigned 2013 Escape, Wednesday, June 13, 2011 in Louisville, Ky., as Ford celebrates the launch of the vehicle this month. Ford Motor Co. invested $600 million to revamp the nearly 60-year-old Louisville Assembly Plant, which features new body, paint and trim assembly lines. (AP Photo/Brian Bohannon)

Ford recalls Escape crossover vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is recalling more than 10,000 redesigned 2013 Escape SUVs to fix carpet padding that could get in the way…