Jeffrey N. Ross, Contributor

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Jeffrey N. Ross is a Detroit native now living in Florida, and he has spent his most of his life in, around and under cars: from a childhood filled with Matchbox cars to bloodied knuckles as an ASE-certified mechanic and, since 2006, as an automotive journalist. Some of his car-related highlights include learning how to shift a manual transmission on a first-generation Bronco, driving his '77 Trans Am in the Inaugural Woodward Dream Cruise and tackling tracks such as Daytona International Speedway and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

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Recalled Used Cars: CA Law Would Require Fix Before Resale
Recalled Used Cars: CA Law Would Require Fix Before Resale

Vehicle recalls seem to be happening with more frequency this year, and one California lawmaker is trying to prevent these potentially unsafe vehicles from making it into the hands of unaware owners. While there are laws in place that prevent customers from taking delivery of new vehicles with open...Read More»

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Tesla Model X Delayed Until 2015; Model E Name Will Change

Between battery fires and issues with retail stores, Tesla has had anything but a smooth road with the rollout of the Tesla Model S, so it shouldn’t be too surprising that the electric automaker has a hit a couple of speed bumps while attempting to prepare for its next products. First, the...Read More»

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Subaru Growing So Quickly, It Has No Time For Toyota Camry

As Subaru continues to set sales records here in the U.S., the automaker is looking for ways to boost domestic production at its plant in Lafayette, Indiana. Subaru of Indiana Automotive (SIA) currently builds the Legacy, Outback and Tribeca along with a separate line dedicated to building the...Read More»

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Chrysler Minivans Recalled For Electrical Fire Risk

Chrysler will recall more than 780,000 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Countryminivans from 2010 through 2014 equipped with power vent windows in the third row. SEE ALSO: 2014 Honda Odyssey Recalled Over Side Airbag Issue Units with this feature built between August 25, 2010 and October...Read More»

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High Museum Brings 70 Years of Concept Car Art To Atlanta

If you happen to find yourself in Atlanta, Georgia this summer, be sure to make time to stop by the High Museum of Art. From May 21 through September 7, the museum will be running exhibit called Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas, which is dedicated to showing off some of the most...Read More»

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Audi Says It's First With Laser Headlights on R8 LMX

To drum up a little extra anticipation for the 2014 24 Hours of Le Mans and its R18 e-tron quattro race car, Audi pulled the cover off a limited-edition version of the Audi R8 called the Audi R8 LMX. Only 99 examples of the Audi R8 LMX will be built, and adding to the exclusivity of these cars...Read More»

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GM Recalls 2014 Chevy Malibu, Buick LaCrosse Over Brake Mishap

For the fifth time in just two weeks, General Motors is on the verge of announcing yet another recall. According to Automotive News, the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu and Buick LaCrosse will be recalled due to a mishap that resulted in the wrong rotors being installed on the front axles of these sedans. In...Read More»

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Pay-Per-Mile Road Taxes Coming To A State Near You?

Driving a fuel-efficient car might be great for the environment and even better for your wallet, but state and federal projects funded by gasoline taxes are starting to feel the pinch. It's a classic conundrum: we expect a safe and well-maintained infrastructure that relies on a tax system that...Read More»

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2015 Hyundai Genesis Is A Top Safety Pick+

Fresh off a complete redesign, the 2015 Hyundai Genesis is shaping up to be quite a thorn in the side of luxury automakers. Aside from its upscale design and advanced technology, the new Genesis was just awarded the highest safety rating of Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway...Read More»

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Good Job, America: Cars Are Far More Efficient, Cleaner Than 2007

Smaller and more efficient vehicles are becoming more popular in the U.S., so it should be no surprise to learn that fuel economy figures have climbed steadily since 2007. DON'T MISS: Speed Limiters May Be Mandated On 18-Wheelers, Could Cut Top Speed To 68 MPH New data from the University of...Read More»

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