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Your Guide to The Best Car Shows in 2017

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What do Frankfurt, Tokyo and Detroit all have in common? If you said long lines and poor air quality, well you’re right, but these cities also host some of the world’s largest auto shows. Automakers don’t typically get the chance to interact directly with the car-buying public, except for Tesla with its unorthodox direct-sales strategy. […]

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How Do They Make Steering Wheels?

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Unless you’re the proud owner of an extremely vintage vehicle with a tiller or the prototype Saab that used a joystick for steering input, you rely on the trusty guidance mechanism known as the steering wheel when you’re operating your vehicle. Self-driving cars might be around the corner, but until they’re better developed, the world […]

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Self-Driving Trucks Could Change the Shipping Industry

Self-Driving Trucks Could Change the Shipping Industry

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Driverless vehicles are coming, and it’s only a matter of time before they’re common on our roadways. When people think of driverless vehicles, Google’s fleet comes to mind along with several others like Tesla, BMW, and Audi. The most viable form of the technology — at least right now — is seen as a self-parking […]

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Report Shows Younger Generations Buying More Vehicles, and Market Analysts are Severely Out of Touch

By Scott Huntington  /     Aug 08, 2016  /     Featured, Industry Trends  /     0 Comment

For a while, industry experts have been more than a little concerned because they believe younger generations are less interested in purchasing new vehicles. I hate to say it, but maybe they are a bit out of touch with the current state of the economy? Maybe folks have just realized they shouldn’t be purchasing a […]

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Five Reasons You Can’t Have an Electric Pickup Truck

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There are about 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) traversing earth’s roads today. That number is nearly triple what it was not long ago in 2013, but despite the increasing number of electrified rides being sold, options for buyers haven’t really changed. Regular car money buys a homely hatchback — nice car money buys a hatchback […]

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New Video Shows What To Change (And What Not To Change) On Your New RS

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Getting a new Ford Focus RS? You’re probably going to want to start tinkering on it right away. However, before you do, check out this video showing what to change, and what NOT to change, on your new RS: Some pretty cool stuff, including how the intercooler was so good that Ford made some changes […]

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2016 MOMO Edition Volkswagen Jetta GLI Is the Perfect Middle Ground for VW fans

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Throughout history, “special edition” packages of cars have always been more about the looks than the performance. Take, for example, the Eddie Bauer Ford Explorer or the numerous variations of the Bugatti Veyron. With the 2016 MOMO Edition Volkswagen Jetta GLI, however, performance is meshed with appearance. In this video, Manuel Carrillo III takes us […]

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The Best and Worst of the North American International Auto Show

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This year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit had a number of unexpected developments, from a sudden influx of luxury sports coupes to a minivan that somehow became one of the stars of the show. There were a lot of great cars sharing the spotlight, and a few not-so-great ones fighting for space. Here […]

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