Month: March 2017

0 102  1 Comment on Ford Raises 2017 Michigan Investment to $1.9 Billion
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Ford Raises 2017 Michigan Investment to $1.9 Billion

Money, jobs, and a presidential tweet. Watch or read the news and you may have a different take on a…

0 176  6 Comments on Hyundai Azera: The Last Hurrah
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Hyundai Azera: The Last Hurrah

2017 marks the final year for Hyundai’s flagship sedan. American consumers continue to shift their new car purchase decisions to…

0 170  13 Comments on Hot Hatch: 2017 Volkswagen Golf R
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Hot Hatch: 2017 Volkswagen Golf R

VW Golf R fun, part two. There are certain cars that pass through the Auto Trends test fleet which are…

0 279  6 Comments on Nothing Ironic About the Hyundai Ioniq
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Nothing Ironic About the Hyundai Ioniq

Not a Prius fighter…or is it? Some may say the Hyundai Ioniq is this Korean manufacturer’s answer to the Toyota…

0 126  3 Comments on PHEV Minivan: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
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PHEV Minivan: 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

The industry’s first-ever hybrid minivan has arrived. Chrysler arrived late to the hybrid game releasing 2009 MY Dodge Durango Hybrid…

0 118  1 Comment on The Fuel Cell Car Myth
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The Fuel Cell Car Myth

The “fuel cell cars” currently being advertised are being touted as “having no emissions except water.” In a limited sense…

0 190  7 Comments on Iconic SUV: 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser
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Iconic SUV: 2017 Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota’s longest playing nameplate is also its most expensive model. The very first Toyota Land Cruiser was introduced in 1951,…

0 254  5 Comments on Second Look: 2017 Genesis G80
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Second Look: 2017 Genesis G80

All-wheel drive and the luxury to go with it. The Genesis G80 is a midsize luxury sedan, designed to take…

0 188  6 Comments on Full Disclosure: 2018 Toyota C-HR
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Full Disclosure: 2018 Toyota C-HR

Last week, I shared certain details surrounding the 2018 Toyota C-HR. Some of the information was under embargo and that…

0 203  9 Comments on Plug It In: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime
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Plug It In: 2017 Toyota Prius Prime

Fourth-generation Prius includes a new plug-in Prius Prime model. How many Prius models are there? Four, including the all-new Prius…

0 125  10 Comments on Nissan Armada Reprise: Platinum Style
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Nissan Armada Reprise: Platinum Style

Capable 2017 Armada is punctuated by the Platinum edition. For the second time in three months, Nissan delivered a 2017…