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Quality over Quantity: Tesla Carefully Manages Model S Ramp Up Quality over Quantity: Tesla Carefully Manages Model S Ramp Up
So far Tesla Motors has defied the odds, which are stacked against any new entries in the automotive space. Last month, the company’s Model S sedan was delivered ahead of schedule. The Model S was independently developed by Tesla from scratch over a space of three years. This was the culmination...
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2013 Lexus LS 460 Adds A Touch of Aggressive Design 2013 Lexus LS 460 Adds A Touch of Aggressive Design
The good thing about corporate design languages is that if you love them, a certain look is spread throughout a brand’s lineup. The bad thing about corporate design languages is that if you hate them, a certain look is spread throughout a brand’s lineup. Starting with the 2013 GS, Lexus...
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Next-Generation 2013 Kia Forte Debuts Online Next-Generation 2013 Kia Forte Debuts Online
It doesn’t seem that long ago that the current Kia Forte sedan was being launched, heralding a new era in Kia small cars. The current Forte is perhaps the first truly competitive Kia small car, and we’ve taken a liking to the sporty Koup version. Since its launch though, the company...
Next-Generation 2013 Kia Forte Debuts Online »
Car Has Zero Compression On 1 Cylinder – Should I Replace The Engine? Car Has Zero Compression On 1 Cylinder – Should I Replace The Engine?
Reader Question Hi Austin, I have a 2000 Ford Focus with 135,000 mile son it and was told today that the #2 cylinder has zero compression. See the article here: Car Has Zero Compression On 1 Cylinder – Should I Replace The Engine?
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CVT Market Share Expected To Grow Significantly CVT Market Share Expected To Grow Significantly
It’s no secret that Continuously Variable Transmissions don’t find a lot of fans in the enthusiasts community. That’s because the unit eliminates some of the joy in driving – shifting. Not just manual shifting, but the shift points in automatics that we’ve become accustomed...
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Renault Looks To Get Into Luxury Game With Initiale Paris Renault Looks To Get Into Luxury Game With Initiale Paris
Everyone wants a thriving luxury brand. Margins go up, research and development is subsidized for vehicles downstream, and you get an image boost. Problem is, it’s easier said than done. Years ago, Nissan set out on doing it with Infiniti. Today, it is still mostly confined to the United...
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2012 Honda CR-V Recall 2012 Honda CR-V Recall
Honda has announced that they are recalling certain model year 2012 Honda CR-V vehicles.   They stated that if the manual or power door lock is activated while an interior front door handle is being operated by an occupant, the cable connecting the interior door handle to the door latch mechanism...
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Hyundai recalls 2007-09 Santa Fe, 2012-13 Sonata due to problems with air bags Hyundai recalls 2007-09 Santa Fe, 2012-13 Sonata due to problems with air bags
Hyundai is recalling two of its popular models, the Santa Fe sport-utility vehicle and Sonata sedan, for issues with their air-bag safety systems. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2007-2009 Santa Fe SUVs may contain faulty electronics that may not detect small...
Hyundai recalls 2007-09 Santa Fe, 2012-13 Sonata due to problems with air bags »
Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute SUVs recalled for stuck throttle concerns Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute SUVs recalled for stuck throttle concerns
Problems with the cruise control cable on Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute sport-utility vehicles now warrant safety recalls by their manufacturers, said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The 2001-04 Escape as well as 2001-2006 and 2008 Tribute SUVs have a design flaw that may...
Ford Escape and Mazda Tribute SUVs recalled for stuck throttle concerns »
The Aluminum Ford F-150: Fact or Fiction? The Aluminum Ford F-150: Fact or Fiction?
The Jaguar XJ and Audi A8 famously use aluminum frames and body panels to help the luxury barges achieve a low weight and improved fuel economy over their steel-wearing brethren. In those vehicles, aluminum makes sense, and it’s probably the material of the future for cars in their class. Fullsize...
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