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Kia Rondo, 2008: The Weekly Driver Car Review

One of the tangible, unwritten tests of a new vehicle is its initial comfort. Does a car suit a driver without ...

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Nissan To Soon Offer No-Frills Versa For Less Than $10,000

Nissan will soon offer its entry level sedan Versa for less than $10,000, and it will be the cheapest new car ...

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Toyota Prius, Corolla, 2009: Weidel On Wheels

Many car shoppers have adopted the perspective “bigger is not better.” Even my college-age daughter, not always the most practical shopper, ...

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Suzuki SX4, 2009: The Weekly Driver Car Review

It’s easy to dismiss entry level sub-compacts. They’re unlikely any buyers’ dream cars. And, really, what can a consumer expect for ...

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Tata Motor's Nano (You Tube debut video)

After much anticipation, reservations for the Tata Nano, the India-manufactured car some automobile experts believe will be as influential as the ...

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Tata Nano: New York Times test drives India's new $2,000 'People's Car'

The New York Times’ automotive section is entitled “Wheels — The Nuts and Bolts of Whatever Moves You.’ Technology to car ...

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Honda Fit, 2009: The Weekly Driver Car Review

Now in its third year in the United States and ninth worldwide, the Honda Fit keeps getting better. For 2009, the ...

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Nissan Versa, 2009: The Weekly Driver Car Review

The Versa is Nissan’s global small car and the least expensive car sold in the United States. But the cheap thing ...

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Honda Insight, 2010: The Weekly Driver Car Review

The original Honda Insight, sold from 2000 to 2006, was odd-looking. But as the first mass-produced hybrid available in the United ...

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Toyota planning new challenge to 'cheap car' Tata Nano

Since the announcement of the first production plans for the Tata Nano, the auto industry has remained abuzz about the minimalist ...

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Tata Nano, world's cheapest car, soon on its way to the United States?

The world’s cheapest car is only available in India. But the Tata Nano, which currently cost $2,000-$2,500 depending upon exchange rates, ...

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Tata Motors planning diesel and facelifts for 2011 Nano

Tata Motors is developing a diesel version of the Nano and hopes the latest version of the world’s cheapest car will ...

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Super Bowl 2010: Car commercials revisited (Toyota Corolla, 2009)

Automakers have been major contributors through the years to a much-anticipated social phenomenon: Commercials of the Super Bowl. The 30-second and ...

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Chevrolet showcasing Cruze, Aveo, Spark at Washington Auto Show

On the eve of the Washington Auto Show, Chevrolet has announced its lineup of fuel-efficient small and compact cars set for ...

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Kia Forte, 2010: Roman Mica's Rambling Review (Video)

Roman Mica, editor at-large for TheWeeklyDriver.com, wasn’t too keen on driving a Kia for a week. But like many others, Mica ...

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Toyota Corolla recall: Power steering complaints add to manufacturer's global troubles

The Toyota Corolla, the largest-selling car in history, may join 8.5 million of its siblings on the Japanese manufacturer’s recall list. ...

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