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2012 Audi A4 Test Drive Video Review

The 2012 Audi A4 is powered by a turbocharged and direct injected 2.0 liter 4-cylinder engine that makes 211 horsepower and 258 lb-ft. of torque. The A4 comes in either front wheel drive or all wheel drive formats. The AWD system is called Quattro which has been around since 1980. Transmission choices are a 6-speed […]
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The CarConnection 2013 Audi A4 Video Review

It’s the best-selling car in the German automaker’s lineup. Every other Audi sold today is an A4, and this year, the bread-and-butter sedan brings a new face to buyers, as well as new features and better fuel economy. The A4 competes with the BMW 3-Series and Mercedes C Class, as well as the new Cadillac […]
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Video: Customer Says Technician at Audi Palo Alto Took Car On Joyride

A car dealership in Palo Alto is responding to a video showing one of its technicians on what looks like a joyride.  It appears to show the driver laughing, going dangerously fast and blasting the radio. Customer Brian Thornton shared video from his dashcam after he took his car in for service at Audi Palo […]
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BMW News

The BMW 5 Series History: The 4th Generation (E39)

The 4th generation BMW 5 Series is a real model of success. Optically it differs completely from its predecessor. In the development of the 4th generation aerodynamics and lightweight construction played a major role. BMW insiders give you a glance behind the scenes of development and marketing. This film is the fourth part of the […]
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The BMW 5 Series History: The 5th Generation (E60).

With the 5th Generation 5 Series, BMW presented once again a bearer of technology. Besides new engines and further development in the chassis, this generation offers for the first time the Head Up Display, Active Steering or the iDrive. These are just a few of many examples. Another highlight is “EfficientDynamics.” Since 2007 BMW is […]
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The BMW 5 Series History: The 3rd Generation (E34)

The 3rd generation BMW 5 Series brought a lot of interesting premiers. For the first time all-wheel drive was available in a 5 Series. Moreover besides the sedan body style, the range expanded into the “Touring” wagon. Let’s have a look behind the scenes of the development of BMWs 3rd Generation BMW 5 Series.
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Breaking News

Class Action Lawsuit Accuses Mercedes of Parts Fraud

A racketeering class action accuses Mercedes-Benz of defrauding customers by having a designated service shop install third-party parts at Mercedes prices. Lead plaintiff Steve Ferrari claims Mercedes-Benz “directly participated in the OEM scandal” by “keeping it an internal secret” and taking no corrective action to stop co-defendants Autobahn Motors and Sonic Automotive from using after-market […]
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General News

Under-Cover Camera Catches Car Dealer With A Deceiving Pitch

Getting a good used car can take some work. Consumers can save themselves a lot of time, money and hassle by following a few simple steps. Annette Martin didn’t follow all the steps when she bought a 2005 Hyundai Tucson from CMC Auto in Aurora. She did ask for vehicle history report and the dealer […]
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Tired of Sketchy Car Dealers? Here Are 5 Alternatives

Who doesn’t enjoy getting a new car?  It’s the time-consuming research and trying to find the best deal that comes with the shopping and buying process that tends to take the fun out of it. “The vast majority of consumers hate negotiating, according to a 2014 survey from Edmunds.com, and that attitude is far more […]
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Average Dealer price is $320 (about 18%) higher than the Independent price – CarTalk Study

Average Dealer price is $320 (about 18%) higher than the Independent price – CarTalk Study The folks at CarTalk did a study comparing the average price for various repairs at dealerships vs. independent auto repair shops. Not surprisingly, their study found that the average total price at a dealership for service was $320 higher than […]
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Mercedes News

2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Review – US News & World Reports

If you are thinking about buying a pre-owned German luxury car, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class would be a great choice with its luxurious interior, comfortable ride and ample power from its broad range of engines. Reviewers wrote that the base 2013 Mercedes-Benz E350’s V6 engine provides ample power. They added that the E350 BlueTec, which […]
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2014 Mercedes Benz C Class Video Review

This is the Mercedes-Benz C-Class model 2014. This Mercedes-Benz comes with a lot of gadgets – it comes standard to automatically brake to avoid a collision and even show Google StreetView on it main display. Codenamed W205, the latest C-Class sits on the new modular rear-drive chassis architecture (MRA) that will underpin every large Mercedes […]
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2013 Mercedes C250 Sedan Review – AutoGuide

To keep pace with government decrees to save fuel and consumer desire cut costs, the 2013 version of the C250, with its turbocharged four-cylinder engine under the prow of its popular C-Class model, Mercedes’ top-selling nameplate in the United States. Has the patient survived this powertrain transfusion, or are drivers eternally banished to the slow […]
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MINI News

Video: Monty the Dog Driving a Mini Cooper

For the four-legged competitors, two months of hard work – and a fair few treats – ensured they were raring to get on the racetrack. So when the big day rolled around, the only ones likely to get hot under the collar were any bystanders who spotted a Mini hurtling towards them with a dog […]
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Video: How it’s made – MINI Cooper

With its compact design and undiluted driving fun, the first example of the classic Mini sparked a revolution in the car market when it entered the market in 1959. Then, in 2001, the new MINI emerged from the BMW Group stable to lead the premium compact class into the new millennium. MINI once again set […]
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See Photos of 2017 Mini John Cooper Works Countryman

Mini is out working on a new generation of its Countryman crossover see photos of the prototype for the high-performance John Cooper Works version. The new Countryman is set to debut this year, most likely as a 2017 model, and we’re betting we’ll see the JCW version arrive alongside the standard lineup or shortly after. Pricing […]
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