Archives for September 11th, 2013

Toyota Offering Free Driving Program for Teens

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Toyota will be holding behind-the-wheel safety events in Torrance, California, Denver, Colorado, and San Antonio, Texas for new drivers as part of its free driving program, Toyota Driving Expectations. Teen drivers with permits or licenses can use the classes, and online resources, to learn about defensive driving skills, accident avoidance, and distracted driving danger, all to help avoid accidents. The teen driving program ...

Ford owners sue over MPG claims, ‘under-performing’ hybrids

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A group of Ford hybrid owners in Pennsylvania aren't feeling too fraternal with the Blue Oval, suing the automaker for allegedly overstating fuel-economy figures, Bloomberg News reports. The claim, which was filed in a Philadelphia court, seeks at least $5 million in damages and calls the Fusion Hybrid and C-Max Hybrid models 'under-performing, less valuable vehicles that inflict higher fuel costs on their owners.' A Ford spokesman emailed a statement to Bloomberg that states the ratings ...

Exotics Roundup: 2013 New York International Auto Show

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The 2013 New York International Auto Show had some great debuts and surprises like the new 2014 Camaro Z/28. Of the more everyday cars that held a debut, the most notable was the 2014 Honda Odyssey with its new HondaVAC. Of the exotic vehicles that had a debut, most of the cars won’t be seen in showrooms until later this year, and ...