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Fiat’s new small crossover is the “X” factor in brand’s return

Any time you bring a new brand into a market, or return one to a market after a long hiatus, there is a learning curve.

1 week ago


 The Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan is expected to be in Pittsburgh sometime next year.

Alfa Romeo’s brand resurgence is on track with sporty new Giulia sedan

Alfa Romeo was re-entering North America with just one vehicle, the 4C Coupe, and there were very tight allocations on that one model.

1 week ago


 2016 Buick Encore in White Pearl Tricoat

2016 Buick Encore Sport Touring edition adds to already successful crossover’s appeal

Usually, when an automaker comes out with a new edition, the changes are purely cosmetic.

1 week ago


Debbie Numrich Campbell wins Nationally Acclaimed TELLY AWARD

The Telly Awards has named Debbie Numrich Campbell & the DAY Automotive Group as a Bronze winner in 36th Annual Telly Awards Competition.

1 week ago


Selecting the right repair shop

Always remember that your vehicle is one of the most important investments you will ever make.

1 month ago


Road trip safety keeps everyone safe and happy

Here are some basic travel tips that will keep you safe on your next road trip courtesy of the Ford Motor Company:

1 month ago


 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

Mercedes revives a luxury brand with its new Maybach S600

The Mercedes-Maybach S600 is powered by a magnificent V12 bi-turbo engine that puts out 523 horsepower.

1 month ago


 2016 Honda Pilot Elite

Honda’s redesigned 2016 Pilot set to land in Pittsburgh area showrooms

“Since its arrival, the new HR-V has been a huge hit at our dealership. We’re expecting to get the same response to the new Pilot.”

2 months ago


 Created by driving enthusiasts for driving enthusiasts, the dramatically styled 2016 Nissan Maxima looks like nothing else on the road today - and drives like nothing in the segment. The all-new Nissan flagship not only resets Maxima's iconic "4-Door Sports Car" positioning, it sets a new standard for style, performance and technology in the large sedan segment.

New Maxima resets Nissan’s four-door sports car image

The all-new Maxima is a virtual clone of the stunning Nissan Sport Sedan Concept that made its rounds at auto shows across the nation.

2 months ago


2015 K900 helps Kia celebrate its 20th anniversary

The K900 luxury sedan is the perfect example of just how far an automotive brand can come in just two decades.

2 months ago


 Ford today revealed the all-new Focus RS, a high-performance road car that debuts Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring Control, which contributes to performance never before seen in a Focus RS. The all-new Focus RS is equipped with a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost® engine producing well in excess of 315 horsepower.

New Ford Focus RS debuts new, performance-based, all-wheel drive system

“It’s a great example of our passion for innovation through performance, and creating vehicles that make people’s hearts pound.”

2 months ago


Dodge 'shakes it up' with new Challengers models featuring a legendary hood scoop

The good new is that the legendary Shaker hood scoops are back and available for order on new 2015 Challengers.

2 months ago


 People attending the 25th Annual Meeting & Expo of Intelligent Transportation Systems browse the vendors on the exhibition floor Monday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown.

Ex-Pittsburgher leading push for Google's self-driving car

A Google project leader tells the Intelligent Transportation Society of America’s convention in Pittsburgh such vehicles are not far away.

2 months ago


 With a sleek silhouette and a new centered chrome grille, the Continental Concept signals the arrival of a new face for Lincoln.

The Continental nameplate makes a triumphant return to Lincoln

The Lincoln Motor Company has taken the next big step forward in its modern evolution with the introduction of the new Lincoln Continental.

3 months ago


2015 K900 helps Kia celebrate its 20th anniversary

The K900 luxury sedan is the perfect example of just how far an automotive brand can come in just two decades.

3 months ago


 Civic Concept

10th Generation Honda Civic is more sporty than civil

This latest iteration clearly is focused on spirited performance and versatility.

3 months ago


From footballs to tires, inflation's important

Tires must be cold when inspected for tire pressure (at least four hours after the vehicle has been driven).

4 months ago


Tips for buying your first ATV

First-time buyers account for more than a quarter of all-terrain vehicle sales each year.

4 months ago


 2016 Honda Pilot Elite

Honda’s third generation Pilot set to fly into Pittsburgh

When the all-new, 3rd generation Pilot goes on sale at Pgh area showrooms this summer, it should take the 3 row SUV category by storm.

4 months ago


Bobby Rahal Jaguar Honored with Top Award

Pride of Jaguar winners are dealers who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence and the Jaguar brand.

4 months ago


Clean vehicles often, probe of rusty brake pipes finds

Investigators checked vehicles in Pennsylvania, surveyed owners in Ohio, and did random checks in other salt-belt states.

4 months ago


 The All-new Shelby GT350 Mustang in Oxford White with a Sonic Blue stripe.

Ford gives historic Shelby GT350 nameplate deal-changing updates

If you’re a fan of high performance vehicles, you’ll like the newest offering from the folks at Ford.

5 months ago


 2016 Honda Pilot

Honda charts new territory with reengineered, redesigned 2016 Pilot

It’s hard to make a good thing even better, but that’s exactly what Honda did when it rolled out its brand new Honda Pilot.

5 months ago


 When the dust settles, the all-new 2016 #Tacoma stands alone.

Toyota’s 2016 Tacoma builds on mid-sized pickup truck’s legacy

With more than 50 years of history under its belt, changing a vehicle like the Toyota Tacoma always makes some folks nervous.

5 months ago


Local Chevrolet dealer steps up to bat through successful youth baseball program

Chevy Youth Baseball is a grassroots initiative that establishes a positive relationship between local dealers & the communities they serve.

5 months ago


Lincoln Navigator charts a course for safety on the road in town and out

Size, comfort and modern technology are the essence of the newest Lincoln Navigator and it’s proving to be a winning combination.

5 months ago


 Around 50,000 people attended this year’s Pittsburgh International Auto Show which featured an exotic/supercar exhibit. "

Pittsburgh voted ninth-best car town by Movoto Real Estate blog

Earlier this year, Pittsburgh was named the ninth-best city for car lovers by the Movoto Real Estate blog.

6 months ago


 The Lincoln Motor Company unveiled the MKX Concept at Auto China in Beijing. The MKX Concept hints at a global sport utility vehicle that will become the third of four all-new Lincoln vehicles due by 2016.

With the new MKX, Lincoln’s got the answer if you like it quiet or loud

The new audio system in the MKX offers uncompromising acoustics and intuitive technologies.

6 months ago


 A contemporized version of the popular compact SUV. Updates include new styling with premium accents, new wheel designs and new available safety features, as well as a larger color touchscreen radio and a standard rear-vision camera for entry-level models.

Chevrolet’s popular Equinox gets a major mid-cycle refresh for 2016

Equinox was the first in its segment to offer 4G LTE. It provides a mobile hub for drivers and passengers to stay connected.

6 months ago


 2015 Camaro Z/28 carries on the legendary Z/28 tradition of lightweight, nimble and incredibly powerful performance that makes it equally at home on the street or the track. It features a hand-assembled LS7 427 cid engine that delivers 505 horsepower and 481 lb.-ft. of toque, mated to a TREMEC TR6060 6-speed manual gearbox. Z/28 also benefits from a wide array of other features designed to improve track performance, including highly efficient cooling systems, a fully integrated aerodynamic package, and race-proven spool-valve dampers. (Richard Prince/Chevrolet Photo)

2015 Z/28 is the most track-ready Camaro ever

“It takes the Z/28 back to its racing roots and adds to the strong lineup of Chevrolet performance cars.”

6 months ago


 The Cadillac ATS-V sedan arrives track-capable from the factory next spring, powered by the first-ever twin-turbocharged engine in a V-Series. Rated at an estimated 455 horsepower (339 kW) and 445 lb-ft of torque (603 Nm), the 3.6L V-6 is the segment’s highest-output six-cylinder and enables 0-60 performance of less than 4 seconds and a top speed of more than 185 mph.

Local dealers begin taking orders for the 2016 Cadillac ATS-V

More than just a desirable road car, the ATS-V is also Cadillac’s latest entrant into the world of motorsports.

6 months ago


 The Chevrolet Bolt EV concept vehicle (left) makes its global debut Monday, January 12, 2015 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. The Bolt EV concept is Chevrolet's vision for an affordable, long-range, all-electric vehicle designed to offer more than 200 miles of range - starting around $30,000. The 2016 Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle with extended range was also unveiled. (Photo by Jeffrey Sauger for Chevrolet)

Chevrolet Increases Its Commitment to Electric Vehicles

The new Bolt EV concept shows Chevy’s vision for an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle that’s also affordable.

6 months ago


 The 2016 Nissan TITAN XD, which made its world debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is set to shake up the highly competitive full-size pickup segment when it goes on sale in the United States and Canada beginning in late 2015 - with a bold all-new design that stakes out a unique position in the segment between traditional heavy-duty and light-duty entries.

Nissan commits to full-sized pickups with new TITAN XD

Pittsburgh area Nissan dealers are already anxiously awaiting the arrival of the new TITAN XD, which should be later this year.

6 months ago


Tips for maintaining your diesel vehicle during the winter months

According to biodiesel.org, 44 new clean diesel car, truck and SUV models were available in the 2014 model year.

6 months ago


The perfect car tips for any trip

Across the country people are planning to take longer road trips this year.

6 months ago


Kia Sorento offers more upscale ride, expanded features

The new, larger Sorento is clearly pulling a little further away from its entry-level sibling the Sportage.

6 months ago


 Santa Cruz Crossover Truck Concept

Hyundai’s Santa Cruz is aimed toward Pittsburgh’s “Urban Adventurers”

If you’re old enough to remember the old Chevrolet El Camino or were a fan of the more recent Chevrolet SSR, you’ll like this new buggy.

6 months ago


 Michael Horn, CEO of Volkswagen Group of America, stands with the 2015 Golf and the Golf GTA, winner of the North American Car of the Year Award.

Volkswagen and Ford come up big in North Amercian Car/Truck of the Year Awards

They are considered the two highest automotive awards in the nation, chosen by a jury made up of 57 auto journalists from around the globe.

6 months ago


 The 650-hp, 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is one of the most capable vehicles on the market, capable of accelerating from 0 to 60 mph in only 2.95 seconds, achieving 1.2 g in cornering acceleration, and braking from 60-0 mph in just 99.6 feet.

American-made Corvette Z06 stands up to the best supercars on the planet

Under the hood, the new LT4 6.2-liter engine puts out 650 horses, making the Z06 one of the most powerful production cars in the U.S.

6 months ago


 Photo: Lee and Susan Baierl and Greg Barrett President and Chief Development Officer Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation

: Baierl Automotive donates $20,000 to Children’s Hospital Free Care Fund

The Free Care Fund at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC helps to ensure that all children receive the medical care that they need

6 months ago


Show drives into town with more “bling” than ever before

There are a host of new attractions this year, including a new display of exotic cars that includes Ferraris, Lamborghinis & Maseratis.

6 months ago