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Lower Priced Chevy Volt Coming Soon

April 9th, 2014

2016 Chevrolet Volt

The next-generation Chevrolet Volt is not too far off, being fine-tuned behind closed doors to debut next year as a 2016 model. Volt sales have not met GM projections, and price is a big factor when compared with other plug-in hybrids on the market. Even though pricing has fallen to just under $35,000 with dealers willing to make great deals and tax credits still available, some consumers just aren’t willing to pay that much. Now a new report says the next-gen model will be available in a new entry-level configuration, and could be priced less than $30,000 before any tax incentives.

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Are Dealerships Selling Recalled Cars?

April 7th, 2014

Car Dealers Selling Recalled Cars

An intriguing and somewhat shocking report comes to us by way of ABC News today about the sometimes misleading practices of everyone’s favorite scapegoat (and for good reason!) – used car salesmen. Reporters at ABC went undercover to a variety of dealerships in the New York area and tried to buy cars with current open recalls, most notably some of the General Motors models involved in a particularly deadly ignition switch recall that has put the company in some real hot water.

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David Haselhoff’s Very Own KITT from Knight Rider Up For Sale

April 4th, 2014

David Hasselhoff's KITT Car Up For Auction

As fans of anything in the media where the car is the true star, Knight Rider is high on our list of the all-time greatest television series ever made. And now, thanks to a charity auction held by none other than TV star David Hasselhoff himself, you can have a chance to own your very own Knight Industries Two Thousand (KITT) car that’s a spitting image of the Pontiac Firebird used in the show itself.

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Mitsubishi Discontinuing Lancer Evolution

April 2nd, 2014

2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

Time to call your local dealer or look online to get an order in, as the sublimely sporty Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution will be dead after its current generation. That’s right folks, there will be no Evo XI, Mitsubishi has confirmed. At least not right away, and if it does come at all, it will be very different in purpose than the current rally-derived pocket rocket sedan.

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Ford Escort Coming Back?

April 2nd, 2014

All-New 2015 Ford Escort Spied

Ford will move to bring back its classic Escort nameplate with the introduction of an all-new model set to hit the Chinese and possibly other world markets for the 2015 model year. Spied here cold weather testing in Scandanavia, the new Escort is sized roughly like the current Ford Focus, but will be a lower-cost model designed to be attainable for a greater number of buyers in China and other emerging car markets.

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