Archives for August 18th, 2013

Ford Promises Knobs and Hard Buttons on Future MyFord Touch Systems

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With the surge of infotainment systems and touch screens, many consumers have asked for a return to the more traditional knobs and buttons. Ford is meeting this demand starting with the F-150 that blends the new technology with the knobs. A similar balance is planned for future Ford models. Since quality ratings for the automaker have been down thanks to the MyFord Touch ...

Honda Civic Leads May Compact Sales, Elantra Drops Two Spots

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Sales of the Honda Civic continue to climb since its 2013 refresh, with the compact hanging on to the first-place finish it earned in April. Though the Hyundai Elantra came in second place behind the Civic a month prior, the Korean compact slipped two spots behind the Toyota Corolla and Ford Fusion in May. Honda sold 30,268 Civics last month, beating all of its competitors by a wide margin. Although those sales represent a 9.6-percent year-over-year ...