JD Power: Hyundai Genesis Highest-Ranked Newly-Launched Vehicle

The 2009 Hyundai Genesis ranks highest in launch performance among vehicle models introduced during the first ten months of 2008, according to J.D. Power and Associates' 2009 Vehicle Launch Index released today. Hyundai? Yes, Hyundai. » 7/22/09 10:00am 7/22/09 10:00am

GM Kills Vibe Early, Can't Quit NUMMI

The irony of Toyota building the last Pontiac was perhaps too much for GM, consequently, they've decided to axe the Vibe in 2009. However, GM is still searching for a way to build products at NUMMI with Toyota. » 6/19/09 11:00am 6/19/09 11:00am

IIHS: PT Cruiser Most Dangerous New Small Car In America

The Insurance Institute For Highway Safety has retested the most popular small cars in America and the good news is they're getting safer. The bad news comes if you own a PT Cruiser. » 12/17/08 3:30pm 12/17/08 3:30pm

Pontiac Vibe Commercial Featuring Shwayze. Wait, Who?

You know you're not 'hip' or 'with it' anymore when when you see a musical artist featured in a new ad campaign and you don't know if they're a nobody or a somebody. Does anybody know who Shwayze is? It's kind of a catchy tune, that relies a little heavily on the fact that Shwayze rhymes with everything. The ad is… » 4/21/08 5:00pm 4/21/08 5:00pm

Seven New Cars We Wish Were April Fools' Day Jokes

[UPDATE: Also check out our top ten list of the best...or was it the worst...April Fools' Day automotive gags.] Occasionally, an automaker likes to have a little fun on April Fools' Day by announcing a car so ridiculous it couldn't possibly be real. Unfortunately, what happens more often than not is that an… » 4/01/08 3:16pm 4/01/08 3:16pm

Pontiac Drops Vibe's Price to $15,895

Those in the market for a Toyota Matrix might want to make note of the fact that its twin, the Pontiac Vibe, is going to be dropping its base price to $15,895 (with shipping charges) when it goes on sale in February. That's a decrease of $1,500 over the 2008 model price. We're not that surprised by the move,… » 12/06/07 11:15am 12/06/07 11:15am

2009 Pontiac Vibe Revealed On Video

Despite still being a few hours away from the official reveal, the folks at the General have graciously dropped some video clips of the new 2009 Pontiac Vibe onto a public web site, so we've decided to go ahead and run them. The video gives us a bit more of a look at the new Vibe-rator than the one press shot we've… » 11/06/07 12:05pm 11/06/07 12:05pm

2009 Pontiac Vibe

We'd heard the NUMMI-built Pontiac Vibe would be getting itself a makeover for 2009 and a quickened pace for coming to market. Mostly we hear it's because Toyota's unhappy with the sales mix on its platform-mate, the Matrix. Now we've got proof that the new-look Vibe's getting a slightly updated IP and steering wheel… » 9/20/07 2:30pm 9/20/07 2:30pm