Month: December 2014

 1 Comment on SUV Aspirations: 2015 GMC Yukon XL
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SUV Aspirations: 2015 GMC Yukon XL

Living large with GMC’s big SUV. Oversized sport utility vehicles seem like a throwback to a different era for some….

 1 Comment on Reinvigorated: 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid
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Reinvigorated: 2015 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Rapidly falling gas prices will squeeze Camry Hybrid sales. Through 2014, the Toyota Camry has been the best-selling car model…

 0 Comment on US Auto Trends for 2015 and Beyond
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US Auto Trends for 2015 and Beyond

A new year brings with it much promise even if a measure of uncertainty remains. This past year was filled…

 8 Comments on Attainable Affluence:
2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0T
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Attainable Affluence:
2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe 2.0T

Small Cadillac coupe is substantial on driving enjoyment. Beginning with the 2013 model year, Cadillac reentered the compact market with…

 0 Comment on 10 Must See Models at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show
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10 Must See Models at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Just as the Rose Bowl is the Granddaddy of all the bowl games, the North American International Auto Show has…

 1 Comment on Honda Heritage Center Opens in Ohio
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Honda Heritage Center Opens in Ohio

New facility showcases Honda’s history in America. Many people understand that Honda is a Japanese car manufacturer, but the depth…

 2 Comments on Executive Sedan: 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E
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Executive Sedan: 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive-E

Volvo is still alive and kicking, one of the smaller premium brands left in the world. The Swedish automaker is…

 1 Comment on Upcoming Cadillac CT6 Will Feature Streaming Video
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Upcoming Cadillac CT6 Will Feature Streaming Video

Display expands rearward vision by 300 percent. One of the most anticipated new cars from Cadillac is the CT6, a…

 0 Comment on Super Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Car Lover on Your List
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Super Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Car Lover on Your List

Gift ideas with little time to spare. Christmas is just days away and there is one person on your list…

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 3 Comments on In Just 22 Years, Car Theft Rates Have Plunged by 58 Percent
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In Just 22 Years, Car Theft Rates Have Plunged by 58 Percent

Security technologies help thwart crime. From 1960 to 1991, car thefts increased five-fold, peaking at 1,661,738 cars stolen in 1991….

 10 Comments on Hot Hatch: Ford Fiesta ST
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Hot Hatch: Ford Fiesta ST

Ford’s smallest pocket rocket excites. The 2015 Ford Mustang has been promised to me, an upcoming press fleet vehicle that…

 2 Comments on Honda Beats Nissan With a CR-V Stick
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Honda Beats Nissan With a CR-V Stick

Battling it out for US sales positioning. The Renault-Nissan Alliance makes for one of the largest car manufacturers in the…

 2 Comments on Luxury Pickup Trucks Outsell European Models
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Luxury Pickup Trucks Outsell European Models

Ford’s F-Series brings in huge profits. Shop for a luxury vehicle and your eyes may feast upon the Mercedes-Benz E350…

 1 Comment on Ford Performance: 12 New Vehicles Due Through 2020
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Ford Performance: 12 New Vehicles Due Through 2020

The Ford Motor Company announced on Thursday its new global Ford Performance team. Ford Performance takes existing regional performance engineering…

 2 Comments on Jeepers: Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
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Jeepers: Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

New Mercedes model pushes the styling envelope. There are times when an automaker shows a new model and the Internet…

 4 Comments on Professional Grade: 2015 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD
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Professional Grade: 2015 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 HD

The ultimate in cabin comfort and 4×4 capabilities. 2015 GMC Sierra Denali 2500 4WD Crew Cab In my neighborhood people…

 1 Comment on Lower Fuel Prices Will Have No Effect on Big Three Innovation
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Lower Fuel Prices Will Have No Effect on Big Three Innovation

GM, Ford and Chrysler Embrace Fuel Saving Innovation. Fuel prices are continuing to fall, dropping below $2.50 per gallon for…

 2 Comments on Luxury Refreshed: 2015 Lincoln Navigator
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Luxury Refreshed: 2015 Lincoln Navigator

New front and rear fascias plus an EcoBoost engine. A 2015 Lincoln Navigator in Java metallic. You have to hand…

 0 Comment on Toyota to Unveil All-New Tacoma Pickup in Detroit This Jan.
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Toyota to Unveil All-New Tacoma Pickup in Detroit This Jan.

Updated: December 5, 2014 Before GM jumped back in to the market with its Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Sierra pickup…

 0 Comment on Ford Auto Trends: Worse Before It Gets Better
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Ford Auto Trends: Worse Before It Gets Better

Ramping up production of the 2015 F-150 continues. US auto sales continue to rise and are up 5.4 percent through…

 0 Comment on November 2014: Boom Times for Auto Sales Continue
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November 2014: Boom Times for Auto Sales Continue

November 2014 auto sales increase by 5 percent. The good times are continuing for the US auto industry, now nearing…

 2 Comments on Stealth Sports Coupe: 2015 Infiniti Q60S
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Stealth Sports Coupe: 2015 Infiniti Q60S

A luxury sport coupe not to be overlooked. Quite frankly, the Infiniti Q60 had slipped quietly below my radar. Somewhere…

 3 Comments on Mini Cooper S: Oh, Yes!
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Mini Cooper S: Oh, Yes!

Small car…big fun! A Mini Cooper S will all the trimmings. Ah, Mini! You stole my heart and in more…