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2011 Toyota Highlander Debuts At 2010 Moscow Auto Show

After several leaks, we now have the first official images of the updated 2011 Toyota Highlander, which made its world debut this week at the 2010 Moscow Auto Show. The updated SUV sports new styling and a host of other upgrades for the latest model year, but theres no word yet on specifications for the North American market.

The key change is

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Only One Hybrid Car Pays Back Its Owners; Know Which One?


2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 Hybrid

One of the criticisms of hybrid cars has historically been that there’s no payback, especially given the cheap gasoline prices in the U.S.

The extra money you spend on a hybrid

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Are SUVs Making a Comeback?

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2010 Audi Q7

Automakers are busy with plans to introduce a fleet of smaller, more fuel-efficient cars in the coming months—cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, 2012 Ford Focus, and the 2011 Hyundai Elantra.

Sales numbers from this year could give them pause, as the results for this year show a surprising trend. The fastest-growing segment in auto

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2011 Toyota 4Runner: Four-Cylinder Engine Dropped, Again

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2010 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota has revealed prices and information for the 2011 4Runner. While the model, which was completely redesigned for 2010, carries into 2011 with no significant changes, notably absent from the lineup is the base four-cylinder model.

Four-cylinder 4Runners were very rare, and it’s possible Toyota was a bit embarrassed by the

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Your New Car May Soon Cost $9 More So NHTSA Can Do Its Job

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Wrecked Toyota Prius owned by Elizabeth James, photo by Ted James, from Houston Press

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Remember back to last fall, when the whole Toyota recall mess started to unfold?

And do you recall that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration horrified many observers, us included, by saying it had no software or electrical engineers on

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Video: Toyota Makes The Avalon More (Mad) Manly

1158348817 Video: Toyota Makes The Avalon More (Mad) Manly

Screencap from Toyota’s microsite for the Avalon

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2010 Toyota Avalon

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The Toyota Avalon: it’s a sensible sedan, safe and comfortable, but it loses points on looks. In fact, while the 2010 model was busy scoring high marks for quality and safety, our own Bengt Halvorson handed it a mere 6 for styling and a 7 for performance.

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