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New Nissan Titan XD gets Cars.com truck of the year honors

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD is the Cars.com Truck of the Year.

Every car publication annual selects its cars and trucks of the year. It remains a mystery why it’s done early in the calendar year, but Cars.com has selected the Volvo XC90 as its 2016 Car of the Year.  And the debuting Nissan Titan XD as its 2016 Pickup Truck of the Year. In part, here’s …

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Toyota, Nissan styles among 7 cars gone in 2015

The Nissan Murano Cabriolet never caught on with the public.

Some cars, like the Ford Mustang, Volkswagen Beetle and Chevy Impala, have seemingly been around since the model T. It’s what happens when carmakers get lucky. A new car catches on with the public quickly and stays on the market through many generations — like the Mustang — which just turned age 50. And then …

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Recall madness: Honda, Nissan, Mazda . . . airbags

The Honda Element is part of the latest recall of 3 million cars for faulty airbags.

Honda, Nissan and Mazda combined are recalling about 1.3 million cars in North America and more than 3 million globally for faulty airbags manufactured by the Takata Corp. Honda is recalling 1.02 million Civic, CR-V, Odyssey and Element models manufactured between April 2000 and October 2002. Nissan is recalling 228,00 vehicles. Mazda is recalling about …

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Consumer Reports ruthless in 2013 worst cars list

The 2013 Chevrolet Spark is among Consumer Reports' worst cars of 2013.

Consumer Reports annually releases many car lists, best to worst, most efficient to gas guzzlers, unheralded vehicles to those to avoid. The organization’s most dubious list is its Worst of the Year collection. Consumer Reports reviewed more than 80 vehicles is 2013. Two cars from Nissan and Mitsubishi made the top-10 worst list in 2013. …

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