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Diesel-powered 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax Engine Specs Finally Released

On: Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 2:26PM | By: Teddy Field


Diesel-powered 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax Engine Specs Finally Released test 1-1

When GM announced they'd be making a diesel-powered midsize truck, the automotive world stood on its collective ear. Diesel engines are more efficient than gas mills, and they offer more power too. Americans don't typically buy diesel-engined vehicles, but that's slowly changing. And the 2016 Chevy Colorado Duramax offers 369 reasons to make the switch...


Over 2 Million Ram Trucks Recalled for Unintended Airbag Deployment

On: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 2:05PM | By: Teddy Field


Over 2 Million Ram Trucks Recalled for Unintended Airbag Deployment test 1-1

Bam! Airbags are meant to save lives, but, sometimes, they can smack you in the face like an angry girlfriend. And if you drive a 2012-2015 Ram pickup, you may not be as safe as you thought...


1935 Aston Martin Fetches $4.6 Million

On: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 9:19AM | By: Gary P Garry


Aston Martin test 2

When you think about suitable toys for the “man who has everything”, your imagination can really run wild. Personally, when I think about the scenario, I can't help but think about Hugh Hefner's world, but this is a family automotive blog so I have to veer away from those visions and think about motor vehicles.


Mitsubishi to end U.S. production and sell its Illinois factory

On: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 1:31PM | By: Teddy Field


Mitsubishi to end U.S. production and sell its Illinois factory test 1-1

After nearly three decades, and 3 million cars, Mitsubishi has decided to end production at its factory in Normal, Illinois. The central Illinois town is about to lose nearly 1,000 jobs, and $120 million dollars of local economic revenue. Even though the plant's main product, the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, is the Japanese automaker's single best-selling model...


 

The 2016 Honda Accord gets a new look and lots more tech

On: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:04AM | By: Teddy Field


The 2016 Honda Accord gets a new look and lots more tech test 1-1

The Honda Accord has been a benchmark sedan for as long as anyone can remember. And the 2016 Honda Accord just set a new benchmark as the first car to feature both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, two new smartphone integration systems that aim to make your digital life part of the driving experience. They also put a new chrome schnoz on the front and added lots of new toys to the options list. So let's have a look, and see what the new standard in family motoring is all about...


Federal Officials Concerned Over Jeep Cherokee Hack

On: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 9:05AM | By: Carl Malek


Federal Officials Concerned Over Jeep Cherokee Hack test 1-1

A recently discovered glitch that allowed two hackers to remotely hack a Jeep Cherokee has gotten the attention and concern of federal officials due to the potential problems that could arise from cyber breaches in today's internet-connected automobiles.


Presenting the 2015 LandWind X7

On: Fri, Jul 24, 2015 at 3:17PM | By: Teddy Field


Presenting the 2015 LandWind X7 test 1-1
Chinese knockoffs are about as common as 99-cent menus, and rappers with unspellable names. But the latest counterfeit car to emerge from the Far East has Jaguar Land Rover up in arms. And it proves just how unscrupulous the Chinese government really is.
Chinese knockoffs are about as common as 99-cent menus, and rappers with unspellable names. But the latest counterfeit car to emerge from the Far East has Jaguar Land Rover up in arms. And it proves just how unscrupulous the Chinese government really is.
Chinese knockoffs are about as common as 99-cent menus, and rappers with unspellable names. But the latest counterfeit car to emerge from the Far East has Jaguar Land Rover up in arms. And it proves just how unscrupulous the Chinese government really is.
Chinese knockoffs are about as common as 99-cent menus, and rappers with unspellable names. But the latest counterfeit car to emerge from the Far East has Jaguar Land Rover up in arms. And it proves just how unscrupulous the Chinese government really is.
Chinese knockoffs are about as common as 99-cent menus, and rappers with unspellable names. But the latest counterfeit car to emerge from the Far East has Jaguar Land Rover up in arms. And it proves just how unscrupulous the Chinese government really is.
Chinese knockoffs are about as common as 99-cent menus, and rappers with unspellable names. But the latest counterfeit car to emerge from the Far East has Jaguar Land Rover up in arms. And it proves just how unscrupulous the Chinese government really is.
Chinese knockoffs are about as common as 99-cent menus, and rappers with unspellable names. But the latest counterfeit car to emerge from the Far East has Jaguar Land Rover up in arms. And it proves just how unscrupulous the Chinese government really is.
Chinese knockoffs are about as common as 99-cent menus, and rappers with unspellable names. But the latest counterfeit car to emerge from the Far East has Jaguar Land Rover up in arms. And it proves just how unscrupulous the Chinese government really is.
Chinese knockoffs are about as common as 99-cent menus, and rappers with unspellable names. But the latest counterfeit car to emerge from the Far East has Jaguar Land Rover up in arms. And it proves just how unscrupulous the Chinese government really is.

Tesla Upgrades Model S, Adds "Ludicrous Mode" to Options List

On: Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 1:01PM | By: Carl Malek


Tesla Upgrades Model S, Adds "Ludicrous Mode" to Options List test 1-1

Tesla has unveiled several updates and revisions for the Model S electric sedan, however one particular update has been grabbing the world's attention—the formal unveiling of a new level of Tesla performance known appropriately enough as "Ludicrous Mode".


Reflections on the 2015 Corvette C7

On: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 2:00PM | By: Jon Summers


C7 hood test 2

2015 is the second year of the seventh generation of America’s only home-grown sportscar, the Chevrolet Corvette. The opportunity to design a new Corvette is akin to singling the National Anthem—a wonderful opportunity, and a lot to live up to. Before launch, there was speculation the C7 would be mid-engined; it turned out not to be. Similarly, many feel styling too is iterative: bluntly, C7 looks too much like C6. However, standing beside the cars, C7 looks nothing like C6; it is full of unusual angles and fresh ideas. C7 seems sleeker, larger than C6. Go look at a C7 for yourself; the pictures don’t do the shape justice. 


Haunted Highways: A Fleeting Glimpse of the Saleen S7 TT

On: Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 6:50AM | By: Lou Ruggieri


Haunted Highways: A Fleeting Glimpse of the Saleen S7 TT test 1-1

There are fast cars out there—sure a WRX is quick or even a 4-Series BMW, perhaps. Then there are really fast cars—a Corvette Stingray or Porsche 911 both fill that bill. But even beyond those cars lie another realm of speed that is reserved for the truly remarkable examples of machinery made to move.


Mercedes Benz Ponders Viability of allroad-Fighting Station Wagon

On: Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 2:46PM | By: Carl Malek


Mercedes Benz Ponders Viability of allroad-Fighting Station Wagon test 1-1

In a statement made recently, Mercedes Benz revealed that it is exploring the possibility of creating a high-riding off-road station wagon that will have its sights set on the sales niche that is currently occupied by Audi's range of allroad-branded vehicles.