Month: July 2013

0 223  1 Comment on Infiniti Naming Convention: Charting the Changes
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Infiniti Naming Convention: Charting the Changes

From time to time a car manufacturer will abandon a model name, going with a fresh moniker that better reflects…

0 112  2 Comments on Global Debut: BMW i3 EV
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Global Debut: BMW i3 EV

BMW has rethrown its hat into the electric vehicle ring, by introducing to the world its all-new i3 model. On…

0 96  1 Comment on Countdown to the Acura NSX Reveal
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Countdown to the Acura NSX Reveal

Not too many Honda and Acura products spark widespread anticipation, but the return of the Acura NSX super car has…

0 437  2 Comments on About the 2013 Infiniti M56S
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About the 2013 Infiniti M56S

There are two things of note about the 2013 Infiniti M Line that have little to do with the sedan…

0 105  1 Comment on Incentives May Keep Toyota Camry On Top
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Incentives May Keep Toyota Camry On Top

For most of the past two decades, the Toyota Camry has been the best selling car in America. It seized…

0 148  2 Comments on Car Recalls and Your Insurance Rates
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Car Recalls and Your Insurance Rates

You have just received notice from your car manufacturer that your vehicle is being recalled to fix a defect. Fortunately…

0 84  1 Comment on Rear-Wheel Drive Architecture For Future Chrysler Products
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Rear-Wheel Drive Architecture For Future Chrysler Products

Chrysler’s rear-wheel drive architecture has set it apart from its domestic competitors with its large Dodge and Chrysler sedans underpinned…

0 143  0 Comment on Ford F-150: Phil Collareno, Vehicle Line Director, Weighs In
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Ford F-150: Phil Collareno, Vehicle Line Director, Weighs In

The full-size pickup truck market has been rebounding since sinking to historic lows in 2009. The market is led by…

0 215  4 Comments on On the Road with the 2013 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn
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On the Road with the 2013 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn

Aligning the right vehicle for the proper trip can sometimes prove challenging. A convertible is ideal for excursions to the…

0 98  0 Comment on Ford Serves Up a Hybrid Mileage Fix
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Ford Serves Up a Hybrid Mileage Fix

The Ford Motor Company has five hybrid models on the market, four for the Ford brand and one for its…

0 99  3 Comments on Nissan Introduces the Datsun GO
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Nissan Introduces the Datsun GO

Its a “GO” with the first revived Datsun model.   It is aimed at a demographic that Nissan calls “early…

0 181  2 Comments on BMW i3 Concept is Now a Reality
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BMW i3 Concept is Now a Reality

Introduced at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, the BMW i3 Concept Coupe will soon become a reality. BMW has…

0 104  1 Comment on 30 MPG With The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
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30 MPG With The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

Corvette Stingray shoppers are probably not very concerned about fuel mileage. After all, the Chevrolet Corvette is all about performance…

0 87  0 Comment on Thief Target: Ford F-250 Crew 4WD HLDI Says
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Thief Target: Ford F-250 Crew 4WD HLDI Says

The Cadillac Escalade is a distinctive SUV that recently lost one of its more unwelcome attributes: the most stolen vehicle….

0 83  0 Comment on NHTSA: Summer is the Season for Car Heists
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NHTSA: Summer is the Season for Car Heists

It is summer and the living is easy. Easy for car thieves, that is. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

0 475  6 Comments on Man Van: 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T
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Man Van: 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan R/T

The Dodge Grand Caravan is the antithesis of a sports car, a wholly practical vehicle that has dutifully served as…

0 98  0 Comment on Midsize Mazda6 Reaches 40 MPG Threshold With i-ELOOP
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Midsize Mazda6 Reaches 40 MPG Threshold With i-ELOOP

It is quite a feat when any vehicle makes 40 mpg on the highway. However, it is a much more…

0 159  1 Comment on IHS: Head-Up Display Demand Set to Surge
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IHS: Head-Up Display Demand Set to Surge

Head-up display, sometimes referred as heads-up display (HUD), has been rolling out across the auto industry: first with luxury vehicles…

0 84  2 Comments on Nissan Sets Datsun For July 15 New Delhi Debut
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Nissan Sets Datsun For July 15 New Delhi Debut

“Drive a Datsun, then decide,” was the tag line for the Japanese automotive newcomer that had just begun to sell…

0 157  4 Comments on 2013 BMW M6 Coupe: Sweet!
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2013 BMW M6 Coupe: Sweet!

It is true that if you buy most any BMW product, you will enjoy the driving experience. It is also…

0 153  0 Comment on Auto Industry Shines, Ending Successful First Half
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Auto Industry Shines, Ending Successful First Half

Auto Industry: It is halftime, baby. Auto sales for June 2013 are in and the news is very good nearly…

0 115  0 Comment on A Small-Displacement Diesel for the 2014 Ram 1500
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A Small-Displacement Diesel for the 2014 Ram 1500

It has been more than a decade since light-duty pickup truck buyers have had access to diesel engines. GM, Ford…

0 79  0 Comment on Volkswagen Cultivates Tennessee Investment
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Volkswagen Cultivates Tennessee Investment

Chattanooga, Tenn., may be the center of Volkswagen’s U.S. manufacturing strength, but the German automaker is also invested elsewhere in…