Best Deals on the Hottest New-for-2016 Cars and Crossovers

While deep discounts and cash rebates are indeed easier to come by on whatever versions of last year’s cars and trucks that still may be lingering on dealer’s lots – especially those that have been discontinued or were significantly redesigned for the 2016 model year – it’s still possible to strike a great deal on some of the newest rides on the road, reports Forbes.

2016 Best Cars for the Money

Honda Motor Company earns the most awards in the 2016 U.S. News Best Cars for the Money awards, unveiled today by U.S. News and World Report. Covering 23 automotive categories, the awards highlight a single vehicle in each class that provides consumers with the best combination of quality and value.

Cash for Nissan's Preferred Dealers

According to Automotive News, in its drive to grab more U.S. market share, Nissan North America is quietly forming alliances with selected dealers who get favorable treatment, and sometimes millions of dollars, from the company. One so-called preferred dealer is Bernie Moreno, who has acquired two Nissan and three Infiniti stores in Ohio in the past six years.

Automakers Lean on Celebrities, Music, Oddities for Super Bowl Commercials

Although many automakers are taking a break from advertising during the Super Bowl, a hefty number still will make a showing for Sunday’s game, reports WardsAuto. Audi, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mini, and Toyota all are expected to advertise during Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, CA, in a year when Ford, Nissan, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen decided to sit the bench.

Honda Warns Dealerships of Liability as it Widens Airbag Recall

According to Automotive News, American Honda has expanded its Takata airbag recalls by more than 2 million vehicles and warned dealers that they could face legal exposure for unrepaired vehicles if they violate a related stop-sale order for the affected cars.