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2015 Honda Fit: Early Models To Get Better Bumpers For Crash Safety Boost

2015 Honda Fit: Early Models To Get Better Bumpers For Crash Safety Boost

The 2015 Honda Fit subcompact just recently went on sale, but it's already received a significant update. Honda has strengthened the bumper-beam welds, and now it will retrofit the stronger front bumper bar to roughly 12,000 of the earliest-production Fits. The redesigned 2015 Fit garnered an... read more

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2014 Mitsubishi Mirage ES  -  Driven, April 2014

Cheapest MPG You Can Buy: What Cars Give Lowest-Cost Mileage?

There are some pretty efficient cars on sale these days, but it's fair to say that to benefit from the technology, you often have to spend a little more to start with. What... read more June 25, 2014 by 


 
2013 Toyota Auris Hybrid (European market)

Struggling Scion To Get Mazda2-Based Sedan, Auris-Based Hatchback, In Future?

Scion, the supposedly hip, youth-oriented brand established 10 years ago by Toyota, hasn't had a new volume model in seven years. Its overall sales fell last year even as the... read more June 13, 2014 by 


 
2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost SFE, Catskill Mountains, NY, Jun 2014

2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost: Gas Mileage Test Returns 40 MPG

As a general rule, we like small cars, and small cars with small engines. Eighteen months ago, when we first drove prototype versions of the 2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost, we... read more June 11, 2014 by 


 
2015 MINI Cooper five-door ad screencap

New 2015 MINI Cooper With Five Doors Confuses...Well, Everyone (Video)

The new 2015 MINI Cooper five-door is rolling out--at least in Europe--and it appears to be causing some problems. The latest version of the retro-styled subcompact hatchback... read more June 10, 2014 by 


 
2015 MINI Cooper 5 Door

2015 MINI Cooper 5 Door Revealed In Official Images

MINIs aren't really Mini any more, but modern safety, comfort and equipment standards mean we'll never have a car quite as small as the original Mini ever again. That, and... read more June 5, 2014 by 


 
Fiat 500X crossover teased during presentation of 500L MPV in Italy

2016 Fiat 500X Crossover To Be Officially Launched On July 4

While the Chrysler portion of the newly constituted Fiat Chrysler Automobile company moves ahead on its revised product plan, there will be a new Fiat coming soon as well... read more May 14, 2014 by 


 
2014 Scion iQ

Toyota's Trendy Scion Small-Car Brand To Get New Products, After Long Drought

Be honest: Have you ever thought about buying a Scion? Toyota's trendy small-car brand has been distinctly neglected over the past several years, and fewer buyers each year... read more April 30, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Trax

2015 Chevrolet Trax: AWD Subcompact Hatchback To Launch Next Year

Small cars with all-wheel drive are an increasingly popular offering from automakers eager to boost their overall fuel efficiency while providing a feature that more and more... read more April 21, 2014 by 


 
2015 Honda Fit, test drive around Ann Arbor, Michigan, Apr 2014

2015 Honda Fit: Quick Gas Mileage Drive Of All-New Hatchback

If you're looking for a small hatchback that delivers high gas mileage and almost unparalleled flexibility, the all-new 2015 Honda Fit should probably be at the top of your... read more April 10, 2014 by 


 
2014 MINI Cooper S

2014 MINI Cooper: Bigger, Faster, More Fuel-Efficient--And Start-Stop Too

The Mini is one of the most iconic vehicles on the roads, but the car has changed--and grown--rather a lot since its introduction in 1959. Most of that change has happened... read more March 18, 2014 by 


 
2015 Jeep Renegade, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

2015 Jeep Renegade - Tiniest Jeep Yet Unveiled In Geneva: Video And Live Photos

It's often said that Jeep is the most valuable part of Chrysler, and the renewal of the legendarily tough utility brand's range is now well underway, courtesy of new owner... read more March 6, 2014 by 


 
Mazda Hazumi concept

Next Mazda 2: Hazumi Concept Live Photos From Geneva Show

Don't be fooled by the title. It may well read "Mazda Hazumi concept", but Mazda has played this game before. Just as Minagi begat Mazda CX-5 and Takeri begat Mazda6, the... read more March 5, 2014 by 


 
2013 Honda Fit EV drive event, Pasadena, CA, June 2012

2014 Honda Fit EV: Model Year Ends Early As Last Cars Are Built

Honda has announced through its EV sales division that the Fit EV model year production will end early, with production of the last of the 2014 Fit EVs this fall. [UPDATE... read more February 25, 2014 by 


 
2013 Honda CR-Z hybrid coupe [UK specification]

Will Honda Insight, CR-Z Hybrids Be Pulled From U.S. Sale Too?

Sometimes--to quote a famous frog--it's not easy being green. Automotive News Europe (sub. required) reports that Honda will end European sales of the CR-Z and Insight... read more February 22, 2014 by 


 
Mazda Hazumi concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

New Mazda Hazumi Concept Is New Mazda 2, Next Toyota Yaris Too

With the new Mazda3, Mazda6 and CX-5 crossover launched over the last few years, you might have forgotten the smaller Mazda2 subcompact even exists. Mazda hasn't forgotten... read more February 21, 2014 by 


 
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