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LeMons Texas Day 1: 280ZX Leads, Audi Quattro Likes Rain, LeMons EV Makes Debut LeMons Texas Day 1: 280ZX Leads, Audi Quattro Likes Rain, LeMons EV Makes Debut
After seeing some very promising machinery during the Friday prerace inspections, we were geared up for an exciting Saturday race session. However, things got a little more exciting than we’d hoped for, with blinding sheets of rain gushing down for much of the day and legions of race cars spinning...
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Getting Ready for Winter Driving Getting Ready for Winter Driving
? Before cold and snow hits your area, you should prepare your car to handle it. Preparing for winter early saves you from going out in harsh weather conditions to try to fix problems that could have been solved earlier in the year during warmer temperatures. Performing a regular winter maintenance...
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2013 Nissan Rogue SV AWD Review 2013 Nissan Rogue SV AWD Review
The 2013 Nissan Rogue carries over relatively unchanged from the previous model year, but gets some new enhancements. They include a new Premium Edition which replaces the previous Premium Package.  The new Premium Edition adds fog lights, Bose audio system with 7 speakers and subwoofer, automatic...
2013 Nissan Rogue SV AWD Review »
Apple iOS 6 vs. Google Android: Smart-phone navigation showdown Apple iOS 6 vs. Google Android: Smart-phone navigation showdown
On the smart-phone battleground, much attention has been paid recently to the quality of the free navigation app–Apple Maps–that comes with the new iPhone 5 (also part of the iOS 6 upgrade available for some other Apple devices). But there has been little focus on how well the app actually...
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Dodge aims for small-car bulls-eye with new Dart Dodge aims for small-car bulls-eye with new Dart
Chrysler Corporation has a lot riding on the new Dodge Dart. It’s been years, and arguably even decades, since the carmaker stepped into the ring with a competitive small car. A lot has changed since then. So we bought two Darts to see if the automaker can hit a bulls-eye in this competitive...
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Mitsubishi Unveils New Outlander Plug-In Hybrid for Europe and Beyond [2012 Paris Auto Show] Mitsubishi Unveils New Outlander Plug-In Hybrid for Europe and Beyond [2012 Paris Auto Show]
Mitsubishi sales may have desiccated in the U.S., but the company is still chugging along, as evidenced by this rather high-tech Outlander plug-in hybrid for the 2012 Paris auto show. It isn’t presently clear whether the fuel-sipping Outlander plug-in is destined for our shores—it’s based on...
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Interview: BMW M On Differentiation, the Next M3, the Competition, and Building a Supercar [2012 Paris Auto Show] Interview: BMW M On Differentiation, the Next M3, the Competition, and Building a Supercar [2012 Paris Auto Show]
At the 2012 Paris auto show, we had the chance to sit down with both M product manager Christoph Smieskol and Matt Russell, who used to head the M brand in North America before taking over product and technology communications here. Follow the jump to find out about how M differentiates itself, what...
Interview: BMW M On Differentiation, the Next M3, the Competition, and Building a Supercar [2012 Paris Auto Show] »
Rolls-Royce Unveils Art Deco Cars: Old Money Should Feel Like Old Money [Paris Auto Show] Rolls-Royce Unveils Art Deco Cars: Old Money Should Feel Like Old Money [Paris Auto Show]
Lacking the large lineups and rapid three- or four-year product cycles of mainstream automakers, Rolls-Royce doesn’t have an all-new vehicle to introduce at every auto show. It can, however, certainly crank out special editions of its current cars. As an “homage to the 1925 Paris Exhibition”...
Rolls-Royce Unveils Art Deco Cars: Old Money Should Feel Like Old Money [Paris Auto Show] »
Hands-On with Audi’s Electric Turbo, Diesel Hybrid Systems; Info On New Efficiency Assistant [2012 Paris Auto Show] Hands-On with Audi’s Electric Turbo, Diesel Hybrid Systems; Info On New Efficiency Assistant [2012 Paris Auto Show]
Diesel engines are well known to deliver great fuel economy and gobs of torque, but the sparkless powerplant is not known for great responsiveness. Audi hopes to change that with a new development we saw at the carmaker’s Future Mobility workshop in the days preceding the 2012 Paris auto show. It’s...
Hands-On with Audi’s Electric Turbo, Diesel Hybrid Systems; Info On New Efficiency Assistant [2012 Paris Auto Show] »
Fiat’s New Panda 4×4 May Preview Future Small Jeep [2012 Paris Auto Show] Fiat’s New Panda 4×4 May Preview Future Small Jeep [2012 Paris Auto Show]
Slotted beneath the replacement for the fulsome Compass and Patriot, Jeep will offer an Italian-built, Fiat-based baby ute. Not an appealing proposition for America’s off-roadiest brand, right? On the contrary, friends. The Panda 4?4, which Fiat introduced this week at the Paris auto show, is the...
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