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Why a Four-Door Pickup Is the Perfect Vehicle

Why a Four-Door Pickup Is the Perfect Vehicle

I came to this conclusion several years ago. I had three young daughters in elementary school, and they all wanted to go with Daddy whenever Daddy wanted to go somewhere. We owned a Suburban back then. It was very useful for hauling the kids, the dog, and half of Costco when we went shopping. But... read more

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2010 subaru legacy touring 008

Five Essential Holiday Road Trip Items To Keep in Your Trunk

Heading out onto the roads this holiday season to go across the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house can be a stressful affair. Not to mention evil women in... read more November 27, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Dodge Ram 1500

The 2010 Dodge Ram is the Big Bruiser of Full Size Pickups

Goodness gracious this puppy is huge. Its the 2010 Dodge Ram and boy does it look like one angry dog! With a recent roof to ground redesign, the Dodge Ram has truly undergone... read more November 25, 2009 by  1


 
Ferrari World Design Contest, 2011

Only in MIT... a Solar Racecar, a DIY Segway, What Else?

The Massachusets Institute of Technology (MIT) solar  Electric Vehicle Team team recently unveiled a $243,000 solar carbon-fiber racer. The car dubbed the Eleanor is being... read more November 24, 2009 by  0


 
Hyundai 2.4-liter Theta II GDI

Details: Hyundai's brand new 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine

Hyundai recently released the specs on their all-new power plant, which will be fitted into the 2011 Sonata model. Its a direct-injected four-cylinder that will make 201... read more November 23, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Kia Soul

IIHS Outlines Test Procedures

How vehicles are evaluated: The Institute's frontal crashworthiness evaluations are based on results of 40 mph frontal offset crash tests. Each vehicle's overall evaluation... read more November 19, 2009 by  0


 
bentley power on ice 2009 007

Drowsy Driving Prevention Week: An Overdue Answer To An Overlooked Problem

While there are many sexy causes out there that attract attention all the time with their marches, telethons, walks, special months, there are some causes that, while... read more November 5, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Clear Bottles: An Unexpected Fire Hazard in Your Car

I recently came across this YouTube video through an online forum. It is a clip from a TV news program in New Zealand called Fair Go and follows a story where the interior of... read more October 18, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Ford F-150

The Interior of the 2009 Ford F-150 Makes a Bold Design Statement

The first time I sat in the interior of the 2009 Ford F-150 a thought occurred to me. This is the first car I could actually live in. And that is really saying something when... read more September 17, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Audi R8 V12 TDI concept

2008 Audi R8 TDI Concept

Last year at Detroit Audi rolled out a Q7 SUV ‘concept’ powered by a V-12 Bluetec turbodiesel making 500 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque. Now it’s bringing... read more January 13, 2008 by  0


 
2007 Subaru Exiga Concept

2007 Subaru Exiga Concept

The Tokyo Motor Show is known for its outlandish and often excessive designs, but look closely and you may catch a glimmer of what’s really in store from manufacturers like... read more October 24, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Suzuki Kizashi concept

Kizashi is Suzuki’s Frankfurt Concept

By its own admission, in car terms Suzuki has only ever been a manufacturer of compact vehicles and 4x4s. But all that could be about to change. At next month’s Frankfurt... read more August 10, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Kia Rondo SX Concept

2007 Kia Rondo SX Concept

A sporty version of the new Kia Rondo crossover just going on sale at dealers nationwide makes its debut at the Chicago auto show. The Rondo SX, Kia says, “features an... read more February 6, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Chicago Auto Show logo

2007 Chicago Auto Show

NEWS New Highlander Coming to Chicago by Marty Padgett (1/20/2007)Hybrid version on the agenda at McCormick Place, too. New Scions To Bow in Chicago by Marty Padgett... read more January 25, 2007 by  0


 
2007 Suzuki Flix

At Suzuki, Time Out For Flix

TheDetroit auto show puts the media to the test – not in how much coverage they can generate, but in how long their feet will hold out against Cobo Hall’s concrete... read more January 7, 2007 by  0


 
2007 MINI Cabrio Sidewalk

The Week in Reverse: December 15, 2006

Question: it’s called the MINI Cabrio Sidewalk, so why won’t they let you drive it on one? Pedestrians, look out! So, this is what happens when they don’t ask me to... read more December 17, 2006 by  0


 

 
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