Month: August 2013

 0 Comment on Wireless In-Car Charging: GMs Newest Technology
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Wireless In-Car Charging: GMs Newest Technology

Over the last few years, automakers have made leaps and bounds in the areas of innovation and technology, offering anything…

 1 Comment on Solving the Distracted Driving Problem
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Solving the Distracted Driving Problem

Texting, changing the radio station, putting on makeup are all fairly simple tasks. When practiced behind the wheel, they become…

 0 Comment on About the BMW 4 Series Coupe
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About the BMW 4 Series Coupe

The BMW 3 Series has long been the benchmark compact luxury car by which all other competitors are judged. Its…

 1 Comment on Apples In-Car iOS7 Foray Is Fraught With Peril
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Apples In-Car iOS7 Foray Is Fraught With Peril

At the annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June 2013, Apple announced that their new iOS7 operating system will be…

 5 Comments on Buick Encore Wears Her Luxury Well
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Buick Encore Wears Her Luxury Well

Buick Encore: Premium, subcompact crossover SUV. Most Buick and GMC vehicles are sold under one roof, part of a strategy…

 1 Comment on Volkswagen Hits 10 Million Unit Milestone in Mexico
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Volkswagen Hits 10 Million Unit Milestone in Mexico

A heritage VW Beetle marks the occasion. VW workers celebrate a significant build achievement in Puebla, Mexico.   Volkswagen’s US…

 0 Comment on Say Good-Bye to the Toyota Matrix
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Say Good-Bye to the Toyota Matrix

The Toyota Matrix is a five-door hatchback or what some might consider a “tall wagon” design. It is built on…

 2 Comments on Will the Ram Rumble Bee Sting the Ford Tremor?
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Will the Ram Rumble Bee Sting the Ford Tremor?

A sport truck concept with an entombed bumble bee. Car manufacturers like to respond to the pronouncements made by competing…

 0 Comment on Ford’s Dirt Detection Efforts Benefit From 3D Imaging Technology
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Ford’s Dirt Detection Efforts Benefit From 3D Imaging Technology

Innovative dirt detection technology is an auto industry first. The Ford Motor Company is working to ensure that the vehicle…

 2 Comments on About the 2014 Chevrolet SS
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About the 2014 Chevrolet SS

The Chevrolet SS is imported from Australia, a five-passenger rear-wheel-drive sport sedan powered by a big V-8 engine. This model…

 5 Comments on Thrice Teased: Cadillac Sixteen, Ciel and Elmiraj
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Thrice Teased: Cadillac Sixteen, Ciel and Elmiraj

Cadillac has served up a cluster of concept vehicles over the past decade including handsome full-size models that have hinted…

 4 Comments on Is the Lincoln Black Label Dressed For Success?
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Is the Lincoln Black Label Dressed For Success?

Lincoln Black Label When your model line is thin and lacking outstanding products, you can patiently wait for the development…

 1 Comment on Good Trends, Bad Trends, Auto Trends
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Good Trends, Bad Trends, Auto Trends

The U.S. auto industry is performing swimmingly, on pace to sell about 16 million cars this year. Its a number…

 0 Comment on 2014 Corvette Mark Up Pricing and Your Say
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2014 Corvette Mark Up Pricing and Your Say

Once in a while I get “called on it,” sometimes by my children or by my wife. Usually, my family…

 1 Comment on Sporty Ford F-150 Tremor Priced From $38,000
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Sporty Ford F-150 Tremor Priced From $38,000

Hotrod and sporty trucks fill a niche in the auto industry, vehicles with sharp colors, flashy graphics, unique grilles and…

 3 Comments on Strike a Chord With the 2014 Nissan Versa Note
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Strike a Chord With the 2014 Nissan Versa Note

Small cars offering very good value, ample interior room and excellent gas mileage may very well drive the auto industry…

 0 Comment on 2014 Acura MDX Specifications & Overview
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2014 Acura MDX Specifications & Overview

Acura MDX The Acura MDX is a seven-passenger midsize luxury crossover sport utility vehicle. It is sold in front- and…

 3 Comments on The Benefits of a Good Winch
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The Benefits of a Good Winch

Of the various Jeep parts on the market, a winch needs to top the list of essential upgrades. A winch…

 1 Comment on Rumors Swirl as GM Announces Tenn. Plant Expansion
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Rumors Swirl as GM Announces Tenn. Plant Expansion

Ah, rumors. The auto industry has its share of them, largely fed by the vague remarks of corporate managers and…

 3 Comments on Reviewed: 2014 Infiniti QX70
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Reviewed: 2014 Infiniti QX70

Youngsters the world over are fascinated with LEGO toys, those colorful, inter-locking plastic bricks that can be crafted into virtually…

 0 Comment on Automotive Jobs: Who’s Hiring? Summer 2013 List.
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Automotive Jobs: Who’s Hiring? Summer 2013 List.

The U.S. auto industry is in a much better shape than it was in 2009, when companies were in the…

 1 Comment on 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser Specifications
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2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser Specifications

Toyota FJ Cruiser If the Toyota FJ Cruiser looks like a much older design than what it is, you’ll be…

 0 Comment on Ah, the Dodge Brand Rumors!
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Ah, the Dodge Brand Rumors!

Dodge is R.I.P. At least that is the contention of some followers. Its also the rumor put forth by at…

 3 Comments on Hot Car: 2016 Acura NSX Prototype Laps Mid-Ohio
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Hot Car: 2016 Acura NSX Prototype Laps Mid-Ohio

Few products from Honda have been so anticipated as the Acura NSX, a two-seat, mid-engine supercar that has been out…

 5 Comments on Reviewed: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4×4
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Reviewed: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland 4×4

The Jeep Grand Cherokee is a leading crossover sport utility vehicle, a five-passenger model sold in 4×2 and 4×4 configurations….

 1 Comment on Celebrating 50 Years of McLaren
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Celebrating 50 Years of McLaren

This year, McLaren celebrates its 50th anniversary. Having started out as a simple racing team for its founder Bruce McLaren…