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2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Recall: Transmission Sensor Issue

2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Recall: Transmission Sensor Issue

Slightly more than 7,000 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid sedans from the 2013 and 2014 model years are being recalled for a potential problem that could allow the car to be shifted into gear without the brake pedal being applied. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's SaferCar.gov lists a recall... read more

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2013 Dodge Dart Limited, road test, Catskill Mountains, NY, April 2013

2013 Dodge Dart Limited: Gas-Mileage Drive Report

The 2013 Dodge Dart has gotten off to a slow start in the market, but it's a vitally important car for Chrysler. The first vehicle based on shared underpinnings from its... read more April 30, 2013 by  2


 
Lotus Evora 414E extended-range electric car prototype

Fake 'Shifting' For Electric Cars: Dumbest Idea Of The Year

Gosh, those crazy electric cars. They're so different and confusing, eh? We've now come across a new and thus-far unparalleled example of just how far people will go to avoid... read more January 17, 2013 by  45


 
2013 Dodge Dart test drive, Austin, Texas, April 2012

Fancy A 9-Speed Gearbox For Better Gas Mileage? Chrysler Does

To those who remember "three on the tree" or "four on the floor", today's seven and eight-speed automatic transmissions seem to offer a bewildering amount of gears to choose... read more July 30, 2012 by  7


 
2011 Hyundai Equus

Hyundai Developing 10-Speed Automatic For Future Luxury Cars

Engines might be getting smaller in the pursuit of saving fuel but transmissions are going the opposite direction. Over the last few years different carmakers have rapidly... read more September 29, 2011 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

How Does Your New Car Get Better MPG Than Your Old One?

Almost every day we hear of a shiny new car that gets a certain number of miles to the gallon, a number often greater than its predecessor. It sometimes seems like witchcraft... read more September 23, 2011 by  5


 
2012 Fiat 500C Cabrio, SoHo district, New York City

2012 Fiat 500 Cabrios, Manuals More Popular Than Projected

Launching the 2012 Fiat 500 minicar in the U.S. market was a gamble to begin with. But it's one that is paying off in some unexpected ways. Fiat's top North American... read more July 6, 2011 by  6


 
Ford Start Concept

Ford's Gas Mileage Goals Spawn 3-Cylinder Engine, New Hybrids

Smaller, more efficient engines that equal the power of larger, lazier ones are how automakers all over the world plan to raise fuel economy. Today Ford [NYSE:F] doubled down... read more June 2, 2011 by  9


 
The 2010 Toyota Prius

Lemon Law: When Green Cars Turn Yellow

When it comes to lemons, are defective green cars different than traditional all gas or diesel engine vehicles? The simple answer is, no. The statistics of manufacturing... read more September 2, 2010 by  2


 
Nissan LEAF

Do EVs Need A Passing Gear? Nissan Says Yes, Chevy Disagrees

One of the benefits of the electric vehicle experience is the near instantaneous torque at your disposal when you prod the right-hand pedal: no shifting, no "kickdown," just... read more July 13, 2010 by  5


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

2011 Nissan Leaf: Its Future Success

“No tailpipe means no emissions” is one of the many pitch lines that the Nissan Leaf has to offer. In late 2010, while rolling out the M56, M37 and the Juke, the... read more April 23, 2010 by 


 
2011 Revenge Verde

2011 Revenge Verde: Hybrid Vaporware On Steroids

Auto shows have always been the forum for unveiling the wildest, wackiest, most over-the-top drool-worthy vehicles. The shows have been more subdued over the past two years... read more January 13, 2010 by 


 
BP Prius infographic

2010 Toyota Prius: Third-Rock Friendly

Toyota Prius: Starship Economize Toyota's PR rep Curt McAllister said the 2010 Toyota Prius would rock my world. Im not sure which planet. Nonetheless, the third-generation... read more January 9, 2010 by  1


 
2010 nissan cube 012

Battle of the Boxes: Nissan Cube VS. Kia Soul

(Kia Soul: Starting at $13,300) (Nissan Cube: Starting at $13,990) Gee, it's hard not to notice the similar pricing of these two cubes on wheels. They are especially... read more November 12, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Hyundai Elantra

Five Reasons To Consider the 2010 Hyundai Elantra

Editor's note: High Gear Media wants you to write for us. Here's what happens when you do--you get published alongside the pros, if your post is smart, well-written, and (for... read more October 19, 2009 by 


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

First Look: 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

• What is it?: The first-ever hybrid version of the big Mercedes-Benz sedan • The basics: All the S-Class virtues, much better gas mileage • On sale: This fall •... read more September 18, 2009 by  2


 
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