Month: December 2013

 0 Comment on 5 Auto Trends for 2014
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5 Auto Trends for 2014

With 2013 now behind us, it is time to look ahead to 2014. Four consecutive year-over-year sales increases has the…

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Best of the 2013 Car Reviews

Seven Auto Trends stand outs for the 2013 calendar year. 2014 Subaru BRZ. Car Reviews Ask most any automotive review…

 9 Comments on Happy Holidays: Enjoy the Porsche Cayman S Eye Candy
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Happy Holidays: Enjoy the Porsche Cayman S Eye Candy

Porsche Cayman S delivers the bite. Porsche is a name that is widely known, but it may not be fully…

 0 Comment on NHTSA: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
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NHTSA: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Alcohol and driving do not mix. And that is the message that the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) aims…

 1 Comment on Volkswagen Milestone Reached: 100,000 Turbo Diesels Sold
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Volkswagen Milestone Reached: 100,000 Turbo Diesels Sold

Volkswagen continues to manifest its diesel leadership among all car manufacturers. For 2013, it has sold more than 100,000 TDI…

 5 Comments on Subaru BRZ: Lets Drift!
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Subaru BRZ: Lets Drift!

The attainable sports car: 2014 Subaru BRZ. One week with the Subaru BRZ has changed my mind about small, sports…

1953 Porsche Type 550 Prototype
 2 Comments on Final Weeks for Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed
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Final Weeks for Porsche by Design: Seducing Speed

Porsche By Design: Seducing Speed The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh is winding down its critically acclaimed design…

Filar Brothers Jeep
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The Brothers Filar and a Unique XJ Build

By CJ Bantam A twin traction beam (TTB) from a full-size Bronco is an offbeat suspension to include when you’re…

 2 Comments on GM Restructuring Continues Apace
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GM Restructuring Continues Apace

Cutbacks in Korea, Australia planned. Expansion set for US manufacturing. The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Impala. News from General Motors continues…

 0 Comment on Pricing Announced for 2015 Lincoln MKC Crossover
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Pricing Announced for 2015 Lincoln MKC Crossover

If you are a Lincoln dealer, the arrival of the 2015 Lincoln MKC crossover cannot come soon enough. Since Mercury…

 0 Comment on Ford is “All In” With Start-Stop Technology
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Ford is “All In” With Start-Stop Technology

Start-stop technology is one of the newest engineering features that automakers are employing in a bid to squeeze more mpg…

 2 Comments on Turbo Diesel Up: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD
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Turbo Diesel Up: 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited 4WD

Jeep Grand Cherokee sales are up 15 percent for the year through Nov. 2013. Arguably, it is the most recognized…

 8 Comments on 7 Winter Storage Tips For Classic Cars
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7 Winter Storage Tips For Classic Cars

With storms looming and winter just around the corner, it’s time to store your classic car for the cold months…

 2 Comments on Next Generation Honda Ridgeline Silhouette Teased
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Next Generation Honda Ridgeline Silhouette Teased

The Honda Ridgeline will live on. All six of the largest car manufacturers in the US have at least one…

 1 Comment on GM: Federal Ownership Ends; Mary Barra Ascends
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GM: Federal Ownership Ends; Mary Barra Ascends

There may not be another car manufacturer in the world that can match GM’s flair for the dramatic. Back before…

 2 Comments on Center for Automotive Research Says GM, Chrysler Bailouts Benefited the U.S. Economy
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Center for Automotive Research Says GM, Chrysler Bailouts Benefited the U.S. Economy

Making a case for federal auto industry bailouts. The U.S. auto industry was careening toward disaster when the executives of…

 3 Comments on Chevrolet Europe and a New GM Strategy
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Chevrolet Europe and a New GM Strategy

Chevrolet is a classical American brand with a French name, but its success in Europe has always been hampered by…

 7 Comments on On the Road With the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu
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On the Road With the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu

Imagine the frustration at GM when the feedback trickling in for the all-new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu was lukewarm at best….

 2 Comments on The Big Reveal: 2015 Ford Mustang
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The Big Reveal: 2015 Ford Mustang

It was almost anticlimactic when the Ford Motor Company released photos of the 2015 Ford Mustang earlier today in advance…

 1 Comment on Hybrid Lexus CT 200h Receives Nip/Tuck for 2014
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Hybrid Lexus CT 200h Receives Nip/Tuck for 2014

Lexus does not offer diesel engines in the US, instead it follows a hybrid strategy to provides a family of…

 1 Comment on Individual, Business Electric Vehicle Charging Station Tax Credits Turn Off at Year End
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Individual, Business Electric Vehicle Charging Station Tax Credits Turn Off at Year End

Electric vehicle enthusiasts are likely familiar with the $7,500 federal tax credit for purchasing a new EV. That credit1 will eventually…

 0 Comment on Saab: Back From the Dead
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Saab: Back From the Dead

Mark Dec. 2, 2013, on your calendars and save the date for posterity. Especially if you are a Saab fan….