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These Are The Best Year-End Deals On New Cars, Trucks And SUVs

The big and burly Nissan Titan pickup truck is being offered with the largest cash rebate among our 20 best year-end new-vehicle deals. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) The days just ahead are traditionally among the best of the year in which to go car shopping. The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day in particular is the period in which car shoppers ... Read More »

KTM Duke 390-based Husqvarna Vitpilen & Svartpilen: What the world thinks of these India-bound motorcycles

Husqvarna will officially enter the Indian market later this year with two new offerings – the Vitpilen 401 cafe racer & the Svartpilen 401 scrambler. Both bikes are entry-level motorcycles from the Swedish manufacturer and are based on the KTM 390 Duke. Both motorcycles get the same chassis and engine as the 390 Duke but the retro-modern styling is what ... Read More »

Look at All These Future Performance Cars Testing at the Nurburgring

The Nürburgring remains the most demanding high-speed proving ground on the planet, and manufacturers take full advantage of that on Industry-Pool Days, when the track is shared between 30 OEMs, nine tire manufacturers and five parts suppliers. And yesterday happened to be one of those days. Let’s see what was seen at the Green Hell. Following its initial launch in ... Read More »

These cars are incredibly blissful to drive: From Maruti Baleno to Hyundai Creta

What do owners want from their cars? While most car buyers prefer parameters like fuel economy, cabin space or long term reliability, there is a small, but evolving group of buyers that is looking at cars that are enjoyable to drive. And by the term ‘enjoyable’, I am not referring to performance alone. I am talking about cars that put ... Read More »

Get the most out of auto shows with these tips

While test drives are an important way to narrow down that list of potential new cars, they aren’t necessarily the most efficient way because all those competing cars are seldom at the same dealership. That’s where auto shows come in as an an invaluable resource for car shoppers because they really allow you to compare an entire vehicle class under ... Read More »

These Are the 10 New Cars and Trucks Owners Keep the Longest

As Americans seem to be hanging on to their new vehicles longer, three-row SUVs and sports cars are among the autos that spend the most time with their original owners, according to the automotive research firm ISeeCars.com. The company says it combed through records of 15.7 million used vehicles sold by original owners. It then used the ages those cars ... Read More »

Location matters: Used car shopping in these Houston-area cities will save you money

Photo: Google Earth IMAGE1OF28|TEXAS CITIES RANKED BY USED CAR AFFORDABILITY (AUTOLIST.COM) You could save money on a used car – or you could lose money – in these Texas cities.  Richardson (No. 1 most affordable in Texas) $780 lower than average IMAGE 1 OF 28 | TEXAS CITIES RANKED BY USED CAR AFFORDABILITY (AUTOLIST.COM) You could save money on a ... Read More »

These auto show hotties know way more about cars than you do

Taylor Clayton and Alyse Madej at the New York International Auto Show This column will be about car models and their high cost. But not Chevy Camaros, Maseratis or even the Lamborghini Centenario. This is about models with names like Nicole, Sara, Caroline, Meghan and hundreds more who last week wore very tight dresses and high heels and talked about ... Read More »

These auto show hotties know way more about cars than you do

This column will be about car models and their high cost. But not Chevy Camaros, Maseratis or even the Lamborghini Centenario. This is about models with names like Nicole, Sara, Caroline, Meghan and hundreds more who last week wore very tight dresses and high heels and talked about one of the roughly 1,000 cars at the New York International Auto ... Read More »

Buying a new car? These five hacks could save you a lot of money in the long run

Buying a shiny new car? You may want to read these tips first (Photo: GETTY) With new ‘17’ registration plates now available in dealer showrooms, anyone thinking about buying a new car may be put off upgrading to a newer model because of the cost. When you factor in new DVLA car tax rules, rising car insurance and increased fuel ... Read More »