2017 GMC Acadia
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When GMC released the Acadia for the 2007 model year, it showed that the automaker was starting to get it. Instead of limiting families to large truck-based SUVs like the Yukon that could double as tow vehicles and break the family fuel budget, GMC, along with Saturn, Buick, and eventually Chevrolet, was finally offering a crossover that drove more like a car.
If you are looking for a luxury car, a German vehicle is probably your best bet. If you want efficiency of both space and fuel economy, Japan usually delivers. And if you want a full-size pickup, look to the good ol' U.S. of A.
2016 Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car
Chevrolet has unveiled its NHRA Funny Car based on the sixth-generation Camaro. The bright blue example was unveiled by 16-time NHRA champion John Force and daughters Brittany and Courtney.
Despite being one of the top investors in leading ride-sharing service Uber, Google has launched a rival service called Waze Rider. The original Waze app uses crowdsourcing to provide navigation and real-time traffic information.
Matt Hummel is not your average kind of car enthusiast, so it should come as very little surprise that his legend-in-its-own-time Porsche 356 is an especially interesting example of the rear-engined Porsche breed.
2016 Nissan Leaf
The Nissan Leaf, by far the world's best-selling electric car, is built in three countries. Outside Nissan's home market of Japan, Leafs are assembled in both Smyrna, Tennessee, and at Nissan's Sunderland plant in the U.K.
Since the start of Tesla Model S electric-car production in 2012, the company's lithium-ion cells have been supplied by its Japanese partner Panasonic. That applies to the more recent Tesla Model X crossover SUV as well—and Panasonic was also an early investor in Tesla Motors shares, owning a small percentage of the Silicon Valley company.
Pretty much since its passage in 2007, the Renewable Fuel Standard has been a controversial piece of legislation. Enacted as part of the Energy Independence and Security Act, it requires increasing amounts of ethanol to be blended with gasoline.