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Hennessey Unveils Insane 600hp Replacement for the F-150 Raptor

On: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 12:49PM | By: Teddy Field


Hennessey Unveils Insane 600hp Replacement for the F-150 Raptor test 1-1

When John Hennessey gets ahold of a vehicle, things tend to get a bit crazy (Remember the 270 mph Lotus Exige that was dubbed the Venom GT?). Blowers get bolted on, horsepower goes through the roof, and ordinarly fast cars are transformed into roadgoing missiles. Lucky for us, Capt. Overkill has created yet another Frankenmobile. And this one’s designed to fill in for the yet-to-be-released 2016 Ford F-150 Raptor…


Sometimes You Have to Look Back to Move Forward

On: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 10:23AM | By: Karen Cook


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Take a trip back with me about 25 years or so. It was a time before navigation systems and smartphones. It was a time when we had to depend on ourselves to get where we wanted to go, even if we had never been there. If you aren’t old enough to remember, then you’ll just have to take our word for it.


Aston Martin Acquires Top Lotus Chassis Engineer

On: Thu, Dec 18, 2014 at 9:35AM | By: Carl Malek


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In an interesting move that few in the industry saw coming, Aston Martin has poached an executive from Lotus and has accquired chief testing and development engineer Matt Becker in perhaps a broader bid to further hone its ambitious plans at reinventing itself.


Discounts Offered on 2014 Cadillac CTS Leftovers

On: Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 10:17AM | By: Gary P Garry


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They say that timing is everything, and this certainly comes into play when you are buying a new car. If you act at the right time, you may be able to get an extraordinary deal on a fresh set of wheels. Now that 2014 is rapidly coming to a close, the 2015 models are entering the marketplace, but there are still leftovers laying around from last year that the dealerships did not sell. This can provide some great opportunities for smart buyers.


 

Are Drivers Depending Too Much on Warning Systems?

On: Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 8:46AM | By: Karen Cook


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Modern technology is great! It can help lowly human beings in a variety of situations—when it works. The problem with technology is that it is designed by the lowly individuals who use it and can have the same sorts of limitations as the designer. Another issue is that users frequently come to depend on it to the exclusion of common sense and personal responsibility.


Putting School Buses to Work for Fun and Profit

On: Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 8:36AM | By: Karen Cook


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One of the most iconic and easily recognizable vehicles on the road has to be the school bus. The distinctive yellow paint and overall shape of the bus has not changed in more than 70 years. They perform their function well and there has been little need or desire to mess with what works.


Milestone Anniversary Week for Ford Model T

On: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 1:19PM | By: Gary P Garry


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Henry Ford has gone down in history as one of the most important industrial innovators of all time. Ford was born on July 30, 1863, and, as you might imagine, one of the fathers of American automaking was born in Michigan, the state that became the epicenter of the industry.


Ford Reveals In-Depth Details On Upcoming SNYC 3 System

On: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 at 11:30AM | By: Carl Malek


Ford Reveals In-Depth Details On Upcoming SNYC 3 System test 1-1

In an announcement released earlier this week, Ford has shed new light on its upcoming SNYC 3 infotainment system which will replace the highly controversial and equally frustrating MyFordTouch system.


What Was Santa Driving in the 1970s?

On: Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:41AM | By: Gary P Garry


What Was Santa Driving in the 1970s? test 1-1

Over the last 20 years or so, sport utility vehicles have taken the country by storm. You have countless different options available to you if you want to be able to grip the road during winter snowstorms, and many of these vehicles are actually quite luxurious.


2016 Tesla Model X: The First Electric SUV

On: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 2:45PM | By: Karen Cook


2016 Tesla Model X: The First Electric SUV test 1-1

The world is slowly getting greener. We “reduce, reuse, and recycle” when we can and scientists all over the world are working to make all the things we deem necessary to our survival less damaging to our environment. Automobiles are a big place where we try to reduce our “footprint”, electric vehicles are very attractive, especially to younger buyers. Let’s face it, they need the earth longer than the older set.


Volkswagen To Introduce New Crossover Concept At 2015 North American International Autoshow

On: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 9:05AM | By: Carl Malek


Volkswagen To Introduce New Crossover Concept At 2015 North American International Autoshow test 1-1

Volkswagen appears to be preparing to introduce a new crossover concept at the 2015 North American International Auto Show next month. If statements from several sources close to the German automaker are found to be true it would point to what could be an expansion of an upcoming lineup of CUVs from VW. The aim seems to be to give VW a larger share of the growing CUV segment while also reversing souring sales numbers here in the U.S. market.