Month: May 2019

0 306  9 Comments on Go Big or Go Home: 2019 BMW X7 SUV
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Go Big or Go Home: 2019 BMW X7 SUV

The 2019 BMW X7 is an all-new model, the latest sport utility vehicle from this German luxury brand. It is…

0 216  6 Comments on Hot Hatch: 2019 Mazda3
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Hot Hatch: 2019 Mazda3

All-wheel drive comes to Mazda’s compact hatchback and sedan. The Mazda3 hatchback adds available all-wheel drive, perhaps setting the framework…

0 74  5 Comments on Fiat Chrysler Renault Merger Talk Heightens
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Fiat Chrysler Renault Merger Talk Heightens

A blockbuster merger of automotive manufacturers may produce the world’s largest automaker, especially if two outside automakers are also brought…

0 188  2 Comments on Spotlight: 30th Annual Piedmont Classic Chevy Club Car Show
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Spotlight: 30th Annual Piedmont Classic Chevy Club Car Show

America and Chevrolet in 1969 Probably the most significant event of 1969 was the July 20th lunar landing of the…

0 377  5 Comments on End of the Road: Audi TT
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End of the Road: Audi TT

Car models come and go, although there are a few with staying power. The Chevrolet Suburban, Toyota Corolla, and the…

0 136  4 Comments on The Compact Chevrolet Equinox Crossover
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The Compact Chevrolet Equinox Crossover

As the market shifts from sedans to crossover utility vehicles, the Chevrolet Equinox remains poised to capture the lion’s share…

0 158  9 Comments on All-Wheel-Drive Exclusive: Toyota Sienna
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All-Wheel-Drive Exclusive: Toyota Sienna

The last time the industry sold 1 million minivans was in 2006, just ahead of the recession and during the…

0 187  3 Comments on Spotlight: 23rd Annual Triangle British Classic Car Show
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Spotlight: 23rd Annual Triangle British Classic Car Show

23rd Annual Triangle British Classic Car Show Auto shows are held ‘year round, especially in warmer climates where cold and…

0 235  8 Comments on Compact Crossover Extraordinaire: Mazda CX-5
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Compact Crossover Extraordinaire: Mazda CX-5

Mazda offers the 2019 CX-5 in five trims. This compact model sits between the smaller CX-3 and the three-row CX-9….

0 270  9 Comments on The Premium Nissan Maxima Sedan
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The Premium Nissan Maxima Sedan

The Nissan Maxima is a premium sedan, a midsize model powered by a V6 engine and loaded with amenities. It…

1 1238  4 Comments on The Brief Model Run of the Saturn Sky
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The Brief Model Run of the Saturn Sky

The Saturn brand is no more, officially shut down in 2010m ending its 25-year history. Originally a wholly-owned subsidiary of…

0 87  2 Comments on What You Need to Know About Rollover Accidents
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What You Need to Know About Rollover Accidents

More than 30,000 Americans are killed in automotive accidents each year, a staggering number that has actually decreased dramatically over…

0 135  2 Comments on IIHS Crash Testing and Your Insurance Premiums
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IIHS Crash Testing and Your Insurance Premiums

Both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) conduct crash tests to…

1 446  5 Comments on Toyota FJ Cruiser: One and Done
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Toyota FJ Cruiser: One and Done

The Toyota FJ Cruiser is a unique sport utility vehicle, one that pays tribute to the Land Cruiser FJ40, a…

0 218  1 Comment on Good Deal or Not: Fleet Vehicles
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Good Deal or Not: Fleet Vehicles

Shoppers of used cars tend to buy from private sellers or car dealers, but there is another option that might…

1 1558  5 Comments on Gone in a Flash: Pontiac G8
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Gone in a Flash: Pontiac G8

Automotive models come and go, but the Pontiac G8’s two-year run is one of the shortest on record. Introduced in…

0 90  2 Comments on Ford Focus, Fiesta Transmission Troubles Not Over Yet
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Ford Focus, Fiesta Transmission Troubles Not Over Yet

The Ford Motor Company has received thousands of complaints about the dual-clutch transmissions found in some of its models. Specifically,…

0 300  5 Comments on Steadfast Stallion: Ford Mustang GT
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Steadfast Stallion: Ford Mustang GT

The Ford Mustang recently celebrated its 55th anniversary, a strong tribute to this model’s enduring appeal. America’s pony car is…

0 304  8 Comments on Introducing the All-New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV
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Introducing the All-New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV

If patience is a virtue, then I exceed in virtuosity. At least when it comes to reviewing a Mercedes-Benz vehicle….

0 179  6 Comments on Lexus RX: Style, Luxury & Advanced Safety Features
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Lexus RX: Style, Luxury & Advanced Safety Features

The 2019 Lexus RX 350 returns mostly unchanged, except for the newly added Lexus Enform Connect smartphone app integration. The…