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March 16, 2017

2017 Subaru Impreza

The redesigned 2017 Impreza has been built on Subaru’s new platform that improves stability and reduces road noise and vibration. The fuel-efficient, all-wheel-drive Impreza makes for a good commuter vehicle — available in either a sedan or hatchback.

February 13, 2017

Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Rated at 52 MPG Highway

Chevrolet's 2017 Cruze Diesel sedan provides 52 miles per gallon in highway driving when equipped with a manual transmission, making it the most fuel efficient non-electrified vehicle sold in the U.S., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has determined.

July 13, 2016

Nissan Recalls Leaf, Sentra Cars for Air Bags

The recall, expected to get under way later this month, covers 4,355 vehicles in the 2016 model year.

October 12, 2015

September Depreciation Flat, Truck Segments Show Strength

Used vehicles sold at auction declined 1.5% in value in September — a depreciation pace relatively unchanged from August — in a month that saw relative strength in some truck segments and compact cars continue their slide, according to Black Book.

September 10, 2015

2016 Nissan LEAF Crosses 100-Mile Range

Nissan has extended the range of its 2016 LEAF battery-electric compact car to 107 miles on a full charge, which represents a 27-percent increase from the 84-mile range of the outgoing model.

August 31, 2015

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

We had an opportunity to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel model and were impressed by its fuel economy, cruising range, engine performance, safety features, and its ability to contribute to corporate sustainability goals.

August 7, 2015

VW Launches Entry-Level e-Golf SE

Volkswagen will offer its entry-level e-Golf SE battery-electric vehicle for the 2016 model-year, with a starting price of $29,815 (including $820 destination charge), the automaker announced.

April 29, 2015

Ford Recalls Five Popular Fleet Models for Fuel Pump

Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module in Ford Transit Connect, Focus, Edge, Escape and Fiesta vehicles.

March 13, 2015

Volkswagen's 2015 e-Golf

Volkswagen's 2015 e-Golf is the automaker's first battery-electric vehicle available in the U.S. market. The e-Golf can operate in three modes with four regenerative braking settings. It provides an EPA-rated range of 83 miles. Read our driving impressions here. Watch a video here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

March 5, 2015

VW e-Golf Price Falls With New Base Trim Model

Volkswagen has reduced the price of its 2015 e-Golf compact EV by more than $2,000 by introducing a new base trim model called the Limited Edition, the automaker has announced.

December 4, 2014

November Used Vehicle Depreciation Reaches 1.9 Percent

The average price of a used vehicle fell 1.9 percent in November from the prior month led by steeper-than-expected declines by full-size pickups, according to Black Book.

November 11, 2014

Depreciation Reaches Yearly High in October

Domestic cars lost the most in value at 3.2 percent among vehicles from the 2009-2013 model-years, while domestic trucks lost 2.1 percent. Compact pickups and full-size passenger vans and full-size cargo vans showed the most strength.

November 10, 2014

EPA Certifies CNG Chevrolet Cruze and Sonic

Vehicle modifier Crazy Diamond Performance has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to produce compressed natural gas versions of the Chevrolet Cruze and Chevrolet Sonic compact sedans.

August 7, 2014

Next-Gen Chevrolet Volt to Debut in January

General Motors will unveil its redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt in late January at the North American International Auto Show, the company has announced.

July 25, 2014

Cruze CNG Conversion Arriving This Fall

Fleet managers looking for more choice of compact cars powered by natural gas should be able to purchase a dedicated CNG Chevrolet Cruze in the fall.

June 9, 2014

Van Value Strong As Used Vehicle Resale Softens

Used full-size vans recorded a stout May at auctions, as used vehicle retention value slipped 0.4 percent, following several months of resale strength, according to Black Book's monthly report.

April 10, 2014

2015 Ford Focus Aims for Best Compact Fuel Economy

Ford is hoping to raise the bar in fuel efficiency among non-hybrid compact cars with its updated 2015 Focus by adding a new 1.0L three-cylinder EcoBoost engine.

February 24, 2014

Ford Focus 2015 Gets More Fuel Efficient Engine

Ford Motor Co. will offer a more fuel efficient engine with its Focus compact car as an option for the 2015 model-year, the automaker has announced.

December 9, 2013

Pickup, SUV Auction Values Strongest In Nov.

Compact pickups and compact SUVs retained the most value in remarketing sales during November, according to a Black Book report released Monday.

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