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  • In Gear MINI, Lexus get top marks in sales satisfaction

    The results are in, and once again, Lexus and MINI have proven masters of the sales process and making customers happy, according to J.D. Power and Associates. Why are Lexus and MINI so successful on this front?

  • In Gear Nine things that affect your car's resale value

    Mileage and mechanical condition count, but resale value hinges on a whole lot more.

  • In Gear Honda recall: Acura TL sedans have potential fluid leak

    Honda recall involves nearly 53,000 Acuras from 2007 and 2008. Deteriorating power-steering hoses sparked the Honda recall.

  • Honda recall involves 53,000 Acura TL sedans

    Honda recall of nearly 53,000 sedans in the US is due to a problem with power steering hoses. Acura sedans from 2007 and 2008 are part of the Honda recall.

  • Japan tsunami brought home hard lessons for automakers

    On the first anniversary of the Japan tsunami, the auto industry is returning to normal after some significant disruptions. But the face of the industry has shifted. 

  • What did Clint Eastwood say about Chrysler bailout?

    Before Clint Eastwood did the Chrysler Super Bowl commercial, the libertarian actor criticized the Chrysler bailout.

  • Seven hot cars for Valentine’s Day

    Seven hot cars for Valentine’s Day

    It’s Valentine’s Day, and those “sexiest cars” lists are rolling in. Silly? A little, but it’s too much fun not to play along. We looked at 2011 cars that were attainable (sorry, Dr. Porsche, Jaguar, Tesla), not overly obvious (Chevy Camaro, Ford Mustang, BMW 3-series), and sporting a noticeably new look. We like the Volvo C30, but it didn’t much improve a reliably pretty fleet. I haven’t driven all these vehicles, but over several years of test-driving I did race through several of these cars’ predecessors. You can still see the skid marks. Here, in random order, are my seven hot cars for Valentine’s Day 2011:

  • 2011 safest cars announced: Is your dream car a top pick?

    2011 safest cars announced: Is your dream car a top pick?

    A total of 66 cars were designated the 2011 safest cars, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced Wednesday. They include 40 cars, 25 SUVs, and one minivan, which “do the best job of protecting people in front, side, rollover, and rear crashes,” the institute says. Here are the 2011 safest cars, listed alphabetically by automaker. Did your dream car make the cut?

  • Honda recall: Is your Accord or Civic on the list?

    The New Economy Honda recall: Is your Accord or Civic on the list?

    Honda recall of nearly 400,000 Accords, Civics, and Elements is the automaker's latest attempt to fix faulty ignition lock systems.