Monthly Archives: July 2011

“The best car that nobody’s noticing”

That is, if this rarely-seen luxury sports sedan actually has a reputation. To many shoppers, Saab simply isn’t on the radar, either because it was neglected for so long under former owner General Motors or because its post-GM rapid downsizing … Continue reading

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2011 Kia Optima Give Pause at the Letter “K”

By Larry Nutson Senior Editor, Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel When shopping for a new mid-size sedan, because there are so many formidable offerings on the market, running through the alphabet will help to sort them out. Well, stop at … Continue reading

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New Kia Sportage scores high on performance

   The new Sportage has been completely redesigned, the blandness evident in most aspects of the previous model giving way to something almost radical in CUVs. I remember not too many years back (when I used to work on a … Continue reading

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Saab 9-4X Crossover Arrives in the US

ROYAL OAK, Mich., July 13, 2011 — /PRNewswire/ — Saab’s all-new 9-4X crossover has landed in US dealer showrooms.  The greatly anticipated vehicle is Saab’s newest addition to the Saab product family.  Currently, over 100 orders have been placed for … Continue reading

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2012 Volvo S60 earns IIHS Top Safety Pick award

Volvo can stick another feather in its safety cap. The 2012 S60 has officially been awarded an IIHS Top Safety Pick judgement by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. That means the sedan managed to net top ratings in all … Continue reading

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Saab 9-4X Joins Saab 9-5 Sedan in earning Top Safety Pick 2011

Saab 9-4X Joins Saab 9-5 Sedan in earning Top Safety Pick 2011 The new Saab 9-4X crossover has earned ‘Top Safety Pick’, the highest rating for crashworthiness awarded by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in the United States. … Continue reading

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2011 Buick Regal CXL Turbo, an AutoWeek Drivers Log Car Review

EXECUTIVE EDITOR–AUTOWEEK.COM BOB GRITZINGER: Forget everything you ever thought you knew about Buicks, about Regals and about soft American near-luxury sedans. This 2011 Buick Regal CXL Turbo does not fit the mold. Instead, this Regal Turbo is a sporty hoot … Continue reading

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