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Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

Which 2017 Cars Have Apple CarPlay?

By Rick Popely on May 2, 2017

CARS.COM — Forget about fuel economy, acceleration times or reliability. What many new-car shoppers want to know is if they'll be able to integrate their smartphone with a car's mu... Read More
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Keep Your Teen Driver Safe With These Cars

Keep Your Teen Driver Safe With These Cars

By Matt Schmitz on April 12, 2017

CARS.COM — Traffic fatalities in the U.S. are up an alarming 10 percent — the biggest jump in decades — and teens are 1.6 times more likely to be involved in a deadly cras... Read More
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VW Cleared to Sell 2015 Diesels After Fix

VW Cleared to Sell 2015 Diesels After Fix

By Kelsey Mays on March 30, 2017

CARS.COM — Diesel shoppers will soon be able to add certain Volkswagens back to their list, but only a select group of vehicles. The EPA has granted the automaker permission to sell new an... Read More
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Tesla Will Repair Highway Hero's Model S

Tesla Will Repair Highway Hero's Model S

By Fred Meier on February 17, 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his company will take care of repairs for a Model S driver who put his pricey car - and himself - in harm's way to save the life of a stri... Read More
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Recall Alert: 2017 Volkswagen Passat

Recall Alert: 2017 Volkswagen Passat

By Matt Schmitz on February 15, 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,000 model-year 2017 Volkswagen Passat sedans The Problem: Brake fluid may leak slowly from some of the brake line connections, resulting in lo... Read More
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Some VW Diesels Now Have a Fix

Some VW Diesels Now Have a Fix

By Kelsey Mays on January 6, 2017

CARS.COM — Federal and state regulators on Friday approved a fix for a significant number of 2015 Volkswagen diesel engines involved in the automaker's ongoing emissions scandal. The a... Read More
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Cars.com's 2016 Challenge Winners

Cars.com's 2016 Challenge Winners

By Brian Normile on December 12, 2016

CARS.COM — Throughout 2016, our editors traveled all over for our multi-car Challenges and tested every aspect of the vehicles involved. Often, a clear winner emerges; occasionally, it can... Read More
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Which 2017 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?

Which 2017 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?

By Rick Popely on November 11, 2016

CARS.COM — A hands-free liftgate is a useful tool for those times when you don't have a hand to spare. Simply wave your foot below the rear bumper or, on models with a proximity key, a... Read More
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Which 2016 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?

Which 2016 Cars Have Hands-Free Liftgates?

By Rick Popely on November 11, 2016

CARS.COM — Ever wish you had a third hand to open the liftgate on your SUV because both your right and left are busy carrying grocery bags, a box or maybe a child? Related: Which 2017 ... Read More
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What's the Mid-Size Sedan Capital of America?

What's the Mid-Size Sedan Capital of America?

By Brian Wong on October 20, 2016

CARS.COM — Mid-size sedans are the vanilla ice cream of the automotive world. But plain as they may be, drivers have a big appetite for them and they're the most popular type of car so... Read More