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Zip Flip: Partners polish used-car buying app for beta test

This year, an estimated 11 million people will scrawl a phone number on a “for sale” sign and tape it to the back window of an unloved automobile, with hopes to make more from the sale than they would from selling their car to an auto dealer.

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Test Drive: Honda Civic Coupe has bold new look

Honda’s new Civic TV spot features a gritty product anthem called “Today is Pretty Great” by blues-rock band Vintage Trouble.

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Consumer Watch: How to negotiate for best car buy

Q: I’m shopping around for a new car but am really confused by all the ads, sales, “best deals,” and the like. Can you give me a few easy tips that will save me money in the long run? — Annie Auto

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Test Drive: New Audi A3, third time’s a charm

It’s Audi’s corporate strategy to “become the leading brand worldwide in the premium car segment.”

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Test Drive: New Chevy SS, a stealth car

If the new Chevrolet SS Sedan is not a wolf in sheep’s clothing, it’s at least a tiger in a turtleneck.

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Test Drive: Crosstrek hybrid adds economy, punch

Bad weather is good news for Subaru.

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Test Drive: New Cadillac 'electrifies' city

Pretend it’s 1995 and all of your friends have big old cellphones the size of Claxton fruitcakes.

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Test Drive: New 2014 Audi A7 sleek, sophisticated

If your impression of Audi automobiles is that they are just gussied up VWs, please turn your attention to the five-passenger Audi A7 hatchback.

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Test Drive: Lexus GX 460 both rugged and refined

There are some luxury vehicles I'd described as SINOs. My acronym — a total contrivance — stands for "SUVs-in-name-only," and you know the type.

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Test Drive: A pocket rocket to fit your pocketbook

Assume for a second that you could buy a car with a highway mpg rivaling a Toyota Prius, but that's also capable of bursts of low-end power that surpass a six-cylinder Chevrolet Camaro.

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Lexus tops 2014 vehicle dependability list

The race to increase vehicle fuel economy is taking a toll on quality.

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Test Drive: Psst, check out the new Passat

Lost in the hubbub over the union vote this week at the Volkswagen assembly plant is an important fact: Workers there continue to churn out some of the most solid, practical sedans made in North America.

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Test Drive: Kia Sorento rings the bell on value

It's only February, but 2015 Kias are already hitting the ground here.

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Test Drive: New Highlander takes the high road

Toyota’s successful Highlander crossover SUV enters its third generation for the 2014 model year with more space, interior refinements and more purposeful sheet metal.

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VW Super Bowl ad features Chattanooga-made Passat (with videos)

Volkswagen is touting German engineering -- and its Chattanooga-made Passat -- in a online teaser ad for its upcoming Super Bowl commercial.

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Horn: Volkswagen needs two new SUVs in the U.S. market

Newly named Volkswagen of America chief Michael Horn said the automaker needs not just a seven-seat sport utility vehicle, which the Chattanooga assembly plant is the leading contender to build, but a new compact SUV as well.

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Jetta, small SUV production eyed for Chattanooga

Already the frontrunner to assemble a new sport utility vehicle, Chattanooga's Volkswagen plant also could see even more product such as the Jetta compact car, according to a report Friday.

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Test Drive: Mazda CX-5 gets power boost

Whether you're talking birthday parties or SUVs, extra punch is good.

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VW Passat family growing; wider line may bolster Chattanooga plant

DETROIT — The Volkswagen Passat family is growing -- a move that could bolster production of the midsize sedan at the company's Chattanooga plant.

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Test Drive: New Regal completes Buick's trifecta

Buick's mid-size Regal sedan gets a standard 259-horsepower, turbocharged engine for 2014 -- an upgrade that makes it a scorching-hot competitor in the sport sedan world.

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