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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Big In China: Jeep Brings Four Concepts To The Beijing Auto Show
Big In China: Jeep Brings Four Concepts To The Beijing Auto Show

Looking to make a splash in the Chinese market, Jeep showed up to the Beijing Auto Show with a quartet of vehicles showing a variety of design concepts inspired by the country’s culture. Aside from the paint jobs and interior designs, these are just production versions of the Renegade...Read More»

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Jaguar, Land Rover Up Cabin Tech For 2014 With InControl Apps

Smartphones play an important role in our daily lives, but to drivers they are just as distracting as they are useful. Many automakers have begun integrating smartphone apps into the infotainment systems, and Jaguar and Land Rover will join these ranks with its new built-in suite of apps called...Read More»

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Audi A3 Is 2014 World Car Of The Year

Now in its tenth year, the World Car of the Year awards recognize the top new cars around the world. Voted on by a jury made up of 69 automotive journalists representing 22 countries, each year's winners are announced at the New York Auto Show. To be eligible for consideration for the 2014 WCOTY...Read More»

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2015 Dodge Charger First Look: Live Photos

It doesn’t seem like the current Dodge Charger is as old as it is, but the big sedan has been on the market in its current form since 2011. As seen at the New York Auto Show, the full-size Dodge will be getting an even bigger overhaul for 2015 with a new look inside and out and even a few...Read More»

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2015 Dodge Challenger First Look: Live Photos

Other than a much-needed interior update and a few special trim levels over the years, Dodge has made very few changes to the Dodge Challenger since it was reborn in 2008. With an updated Camaro and an all-new Mustang hitting the scene, Dodge is finally giving the Challenger a quick once over for...Read More»

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2015 Nissan Murano First Look: Live Photos

The Nissan Murano wasn’t one of the first crossovers on the market nor is it one of the segment’s top sellers, but since its introduction in 2002, it has always been proof that crossovers don’t have to look cute or boxy. For 2015, there’s more of the same in store for the...Read More»

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VW Phaeton Gets Another Go At U.S. By 2019

It’s been eight years since the Volkswagen Phaeton was dropped from the U.S. market, but a lot has changed in the luxury car segment since then. And it looks like VW is going to make another run at this market. In an interview with Bloomberg at the New York Auto Show, Michael Horn, VW...Read More»

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2014 Nissan Rogue Moves Forward in Reverse With Smart Rearview Mirror

Nissan was one of the first automakers to introduce a 360-degree camera system to make parking easier, and it now offers this technology on its entry-level hatchback, the Nissan Versa Note. Nissan’s next big camera technology is the all-new Smart Rearview Mirror that will be on display in the...Read More»

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Volvo's New Child Car Seat Concept: Lightweight, Inflatable, Military-Grade

Volvo is usually at the cutting edge of vehicle safety with advanced technologies, but when it came to creating a safer and less bulky child seat, it stayed relatively low tech. Check out the Inflatable Child Seat Concept, which is an attempt at trying to create a car seat that is lightweight and...Read More»

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Ford Transit Skyliner Concept Is The New York Auto Show's Party Van

The 2015 Ford Transit has yet to go on sale, but one of jobs this full-size van will be tasked with handling is passenger transportation. To show some of the van’s hidden potential, Ford teamed up with Galpin Auto Sports to create Transit Skyliner Concept, which will be on display next week...Read More»

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