Month: November 2013

2014 Subaru Outback
0 281  1 Comment on Tall Wagon: 2014 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
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Tall Wagon: 2014 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

“Three is a charm,” was one thought that came to mind when a Venetian Red Pearl Subaru Outback showed up…

0 75  1 Comment on Carlos Tavares Named PSA Peugeot Citroen Head
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Carlos Tavares Named PSA Peugeot Citroen Head

Up until three months ago, Carlos Tavares was the chief operating officer for Renault, the French automaker in alliance with…

0 184  7 Comments on Drive It! 2014 Chevy Camaro SS Convertible
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Drive It! 2014 Chevy Camaro SS Convertible

What is your favorite car? Thats a question I am asked by friends that know I routinely drive, enjoy and…

0 78  2 Comments on Electric Vehicles: Favorable, But Unaffordable Say Consumers
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Electric Vehicles: Favorable, But Unaffordable Say Consumers

Navigant Research finds cost remains a significant impediment to EV adoption. Consumers may like electric vehicles, but they are not…

0 91  1 Comment on Ford F-150: Now With CNG Upfit Capability
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Ford F-150: Now With CNG Upfit Capability

Alternative fuel choices and the 2014 Ford F-150. The first CNG ready trucks roll off of a Kansas City production…

0 141  1 Comment on Tesla Model S Tops Owner Satisfaction Survey
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Tesla Model S Tops Owner Satisfaction Survey

Tesla Model S pulls down an important award. The last few weeks have been tough for Tesla Motors as the…

0 80  1 Comment on Honda Accord Wins Green Car of the Year Award
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Honda Accord Wins Green Car of the Year Award

The 2014 Honda Accord is the recipient of Green Car Journal’s 2014 Green Car of the Year award. The new…

0 145  3 Comments on Hyundai Tucson FCV: First Mass Produced Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle
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Hyundai Tucson FCV: First Mass Produced Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

Bring it on. The first mass-produced fuel cell vehicle will not come from Honda, General Motors or Toyota, who are…

0 74  1 Comment on Ford Edge Concept: Remote Control Parking
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Ford Edge Concept: Remote Control Parking

At the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Ford Motor Company revealed its Ford Edge Concept, a crossover utility vehicle…

2013 Toyota Tacoma XRunner.
0 1028  4 Comments on Toyota Tacoma X-Runner: Sport Truck Thrills!
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Toyota Tacoma X-Runner: Sport Truck Thrills!

Sport trucks are a breed apart, specialty models that bring a level of performance to the pickup truck line typically…

0 106  0 Comment on 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show: Big Reveals Set
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2013 Los Angeles Auto Show: Big Reveals Set

The Los Angeles Auto Show is in the enviable position of kicking off the North American portion of the global…

0 100  1 Comment on 2014 Buick Regal: Standard Turbo Engine & Available All-Wheel Drive
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2014 Buick Regal: Standard Turbo Engine & Available All-Wheel Drive

The 2014 Buick Regal receives a power boost. Buick’s five-passenger Regal sedan is receiving two important changes for 2014. The…

0 247  8 Comments on 2014 BMW 435i: The Advent of the 4 Series Coupe
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2014 BMW 435i: The Advent of the 4 Series Coupe

BMW has taken a two-edged sword to its beloved 3 Series, separating the meat (coupe and convertible) from the bone…

0 106  2 Comments on 2015 Lincoln MKC Unveiled, Set for Summer 2014 Release
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2015 Lincoln MKC Unveiled, Set for Summer 2014 Release

The 2015 Lincoln MKC was introduced to reporters in New York on Wed., a compact crossover sport utility vehicle that…

0 101  8 Comments on Toyota RAV4 Limited: Stylish, Compact Crossover
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Toyota RAV4 Limited: Stylish, Compact Crossover

My wife’s favorite vehicle is the Toyota RAV4, an important disclosure I want to get out of the way before…

0 79  1 Comment on Los Angeles, Tokyo Intro for 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG
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Los Angeles, Tokyo Intro for 2015 Mercedes-Benz S65 AMG

Top-of-the-range MB model debuts. Mercedes-Benz will take advantage of a pair of major auto shows to showcase its all-new S65…

0 104  1 Comment on Porsche Macan Set for Los Angeles Introduction
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Porsche Macan Set for Los Angeles Introduction

German automaker Porsche will be very busy at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show this month. The company will be…

0 169  6 Comments on Buick LaCrosse: Where Luxury and Affordability Intersect
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Buick LaCrosse: Where Luxury and Affordability Intersect

You don’t have to go that far back in Buick’s history to find a line up that was dull and…

0 122  1 Comment on Toyota Prius: Innovation Breeds Success
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Toyota Prius: Innovation Breeds Success

When you are hot, you are hot. When you are not, then you must be one of the few manufacturers…

0 69  0 Comment on Renault, Nissan Throw Mitsubishi a Lifeline
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Renault, Nissan Throw Mitsubishi a Lifeline

Mitsubishi may have found a way to avoid exiting the US marketplace after all. The Japanese automaker barely sells 60,000…

0 109  0 Comment on Cars and Coffee: Waverly Place in Cary, NC
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Cars and Coffee: Waverly Place in Cary, NC

If you are looking for an informal meetup of car enthusiasts, then a Cars and Coffee event is the place…

0 87  0 Comment on What Shutdown? Strong Oct. Sales Buoy Automakers
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What Shutdown? Strong Oct. Sales Buoy Automakers

Just a few weeks ago, automakers were wringing their hands as a federal government shutdown began to impact sales. By…

0 364  4 Comments on Skip the Lexus: 2013 Toyota Avalon XLE Touring
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Skip the Lexus: 2013 Toyota Avalon XLE Touring

Should I choose the Toyota Avalon or the Lexus ES? That question was posed to me recently via Twitter and…