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Mazda Large Gasoline Engine PHEV

Mazda and Sustainable Zoom Zoom 2030

Mazda outlines its plans for an electric future with Zoom Zoom. Earlier this month, we learned that Mazda will drop…

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The Value-Oriented 2021 Subaru Legacy

The Subaru Legacy combines an available turbo Boxer engine with all-wheel drive for incomparable value. Among midsize sedans, the Subaru…

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New Duck-Billed Post Office Trucks Has Some People Quacking

New USPS trucks are designed for functionality, not handsome looks. The United States Postal Service may be struggling to stay…

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Toyota Avalon: Premium Value Sedan

Twenty-five years of Avalon history brings with it an all-new fifth-generation model. The sedan market may be shrinking, but Toyota…

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4 Common Car Recall Misconceptions

Tens of millions of cars are recalled each year, representing problems that may occur after a car has been sold….

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All-New 2020 Subaru Legacy Steps Up

Three decades after rolling out the first Legacy, an all-new model launches this midsize sedan’s fourth decade. This month, the…

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New and Improved! 2019 Infiniti QX50

Whatever became of the Infiniti QX50, Nissan’s luxury brand’s sporty, compact SUV? After a 10-year run under various naming conventions,…

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Highlights of a 2019 Toyota C-HR

The C-HR brings it to the small crossover segment, but in a different way. We like crossovers and are buying…

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Compact, Luxury SUV: 2019 Volvo XC40

The 2019 XC40 makes it three SUVs for Volvo. Volvo Cars makes a name for itself as it overhauls its…

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Book Review: Preston Tucker

…and His Battle to Build the Car of Tomorrow. Preston Tucker may not be a name familiar to people outside…

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2017 Lexus CT 200h.

Premium Hybrid Hatchback: 2017 Lexus CT 200h

An entry-level hybrid with a fun-to-drive F Sport option. Sitting lower and coming in slightly shorter than the Toyota Prius,…

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

Road Test: 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

Among midsize SUVs, the Hyundai Santa Fe stands tall. No, it doesn’t sit higher than the competition, rather it possesses…

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2016 Honda Pilot

Driven: The Third-Generation Honda Pilot

The third-generation Honda Pilot takes a bow. Amongst three-row, midsize crossover utility vehicles, the Honda Pilot has made a name…

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TriPrius: 2016 Toyota Prius

This week, one of my fleet vehicles is none other than a 2016 Toyota Prius Four. Unlike the other vehicles…

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Driven: 2016 Subaru Forester

Corrected MPG on Dec. 29, 2018. Should Subaru still be considered a niche car manufacturer? In some ways, it still…

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Make it Five: Volvo V60 T5 AWD Cross Country

Wagons have not sold well in the United States, but that isn’t stopping Swedish automaker Volvo from introducing a variant…

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On Sale Now: 2016 Acura ILX

New 2016 model year vehicles are beginning to trickle out and the Acura ILX is among them. This entry-level premium…

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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…

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Safety on the Road: Winter Driving Precautions

Taking to the road when winter driving conditions are present can be dangerous, but not entirely unavoidable. Slush, ice and…

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IIHS Small Car Ratings: Only the Mini Cooper Countryman Shines

IIHS awards the Chevrolet Volt with its Top Safety Pick+ rating. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) regularly conducts…

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