Month: July 2017

 1 Comment on Are Cars Doomed? Not So Fast!
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Are Cars Doomed? Not So Fast!

Consumer sentiment for high-profile vehicles continues. A quick scan of the automotive landscape, especially in the United States, reveals that…

 2 Comments on Sport Truck: 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition
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Sport Truck: 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition

Black embellishments add pop to the Ram 1500. It was four years to the week when a second Ram 1500…

 6 Comments on Model Preview: 2018 Infiniti Q50
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Model Preview: 2018 Infiniti Q50

Infiniti’s entry-level sedan steps it up for 2018. The Infiniti Q50 is an entry-level luxury sedan, the first model to…

 4 Comments on To the Manor Born: Range Rover Sport
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To the Manor Born: Range Rover Sport

Out and about with No. 2 of four models in the Range Rover collection. The Land Rover universe now encompasses…

 2 Comments on My Car Maintenance Schedule: Normal or Severe?
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My Car Maintenance Schedule: Normal or Severe?

A Valvoline expert weighs in with advice on maintenance schedules, motor oil & lubricants. The owner’s manual is your car’s…

 0 Comment on Pony Wars: Dodge Challenger Upends Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro
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Pony Wars: Dodge Challenger Upends Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro

Dodge’s entry pulls a fast one. The Dodge Challenger is No. 1. Or at least it was in June 2017….

 3 Comments on Swank SUV: 2017 Audi Q7
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Swank SUV: 2017 Audi Q7

Audi presents the latest iteration of its largest SUV. The second-generation Audi Q7 has arrived, bringing with it a more…

 0 Comment on Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E-Class & Toyota Avalon Pace Large Car Crash Safety Testing
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Lincoln Continental, Mercedes-Benz E-Class & Toyota Avalon Pace Large Car Crash Safety Testing

The IIHS tests six large sedans. Three earn the institute’s highest safety grade. The larger the vehicle the safer it…

 1 Comment on America’s 10 Best-Selling Passenger Vehicles
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America’s 10 Best-Selling Passenger Vehicles

A look at the year-to-date best-sellers through June 2017. The US auto market is slowing down and will most likely…

 1 Comment on First Half 2017 US Auto Sales Highlights
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First Half 2017 US Auto Sales Highlights

Sales are down, but a few manufacturers are enjoying success. June’s auto sales figures came out today and for people…