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2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Details

2010 Los Angeles Auto Show: 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid Details

Kia has been on a roll lately. The younger, lower-priced sibling of Korean car colossus Hyundai has received rave reviews for the styling, features, and general competence of its its new 2011 Optima midsize sedan. Now Kia has iced the cake by adding a hybrid-electric model of the Optima to the... read more

November 19, 2010 by - 4
1997 Geo Metro LSi

Keep the Used Car, Buy a New One Or Try Pre-Owned?

Lately, I have been giving a lot of thought to the situation of having a late model vehicle that seems to be getting long in the tooth. The question is: When do you make the... read more May 31, 2010 by 0

SoundRacer V-10

Now, For Your Fuel-Efficient Little Green Car, V-8 Sound!

If you drive a small car or, heaven forfend, a hybrid or a clean-diesel, you may have heard the jokes. And the jibes. "Hey, Mister, how many rubber bands that thing have?"... read more March 11, 2010 by 4

Kia Ray plug-in hybrid concept car

Ray Concept Gives Kia Credibility Boost In Green Segment

When you think of environmental leaders in the automotive industry, Kia probably isn’t the first company that comes to mind. However, at the Chicago Auto Show Kia revealed... read more February 11, 2010 by 0

2010 Kia Ray Concept Teaser, to be introduced at 2010 Chicago Auto Show

Kia Previews Plug-In Hybrid Concept To Debut at Chicago Show

With the 2010 Detroit Auto Show behind us, we're fast coming up on the Chicago Auto Show, which starts February 10.  Now we've gotten our first teaser image, for the Kia Ray... read more January 21, 2010 by 0

2010 Kia Rio

Kia UVO Voice-Controlled System To Launch in 2010

Ford has enjoyed having an exclusive deal with Microsoft for the North American market for the Microsoft Auto Platform that powers the Ford Sync voice-activated entertainment... read more December 30, 2009 by 0

2010 Kia Soul 5dr Wagon Auto Sport Angular Front Exterior View

Kia Soul 1.6-Liter Is Sure To Be a Hard Find

The 2010 Kia Soul first entered my purview back in April of this year when I finally got to experience one in the flesh—err sheet metal—on the 2009 Green Car Convoy... read more December 27, 2009 by 2

2011 Mazda2

2011 Mazda2 Subcompact To Launch At Los Angeles Auto Show

We previewed the upcoming 2011 Mazda2 subcompact a couple of months ago, but now we have more details, along with photos of its updated styling. The five-door hatchback will... read more November 23, 2009 by 6

2010 Kia Soul

Why Small Is a Four Letter Word In the American Automotive Market

Recently, AutoPacific released the results of a research study that focused on American buyers and their hesitation to think small when it comes to the automobiles that they... read more September 13, 2009 by 0

IIHS side crash test of 2004-2006 Toyota Prius

2010 Toyota Prius Gets Top Safety Rating

It's almost sold out in some areas, the solar sunroof is smashing sales projections, and now the 2010 Toyota Prius had added a further laurel to its overflowing cap: The... read more August 19, 2009 by 8

2009 Pontiac Vibe

2010 Pontiac Vibe: The Last Pontiac Is The Greenest

As the world's battered automakers gear up for the 2010 model year, we say goodbye to a few outgoing models. Among them are the last Pontiacs, a brand General Motors will... read more June 10, 2009 by 4

2010 Kia Soul

2010 Kia Soul: Just Another Box or Step Above the Rest?

So what is with this boxy vehicle craze any way? I consider myself fairly in tune with the younger generation, but I have to tell you that even being a 20-something male I... read more April 25, 2009 by 1

Kia Forte hybrid

Kia to Unveil Forte LPI Hybrid at Seoul Auto Show

The opening of the Seoul Auto Show in South Korea is just days away now and several unveilings will take place.  Notably, the unveiling of the Kia Forte LPI hybrid has... read more March 29, 2009 by 2

2009 Kia Spectra LX

Korean Rivalry: 2009 Kia Spectra Vs. 2009 Hyundai Elantra

Most people today are fully aware of both the Kia and Hyundai brands--and when asked they would probably attribute them to inexpensive, small cars that have really, really... read more February 23, 2009 by 2



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