The Debut of the 2014 Volkswagen Golf
Nov07

The Debut of the 2014 Volkswagen Golf

The Volkswagen Group is pretty serious about the North American market.  Over the years, they have brought different vehicles here to entice buyers that have never owned a VW vehicle.  Most recently, in September of this year, they debuted their 2014 Golf. The Golf has quite a history, being introduced in 1974 and in later years using the name of the Rabbit in the U.S.  But by the start of 2013, the Golf will have racked up sales to...

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The 2013 Honda CR-Z Debuts
Sep21

The 2013 Honda CR-Z Debuts

Image Credit:  Copyright 2012 PaulTan.org Everyone expected the 2013 Honda CR-Z hybrid to make its debut at the Paris Motor show next week, but apparently the Japanese automaker couldn’t keep it under wraps until then.  The updated three-door model was unveiled at the Indonesia International Motor Show instead. The makeover for the CR-Z has a few elements that set the 2013 model apart from its predecessors, starting with a revised...

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Infrared Heating System for EVs by BMW
Sep20

Infrared Heating System for EVs by BMW

We have all been waiting for it:  A way to extend the battery life of the Electric Vehicles that are hitting the market.  So BMW is stepping up with its newest innovation.  Last week, they brought forth the discussion of adding an infrared heating system in plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles that would keep the inhabitants warm while limiting power consumption on the battery.  The door panels and footwells of the vehicle...

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Ultimate 4×4 Challenge Results Revealed
Sep19

Ultimate 4×4 Challenge Results Revealed

Everyone wants to know which 4×4 pickup truck is the best.  Neighbors will argue over their fences saying the truck that they have is better than the one the other person has.  It’s been going on since pickups were invented.  It’s a sure bet that it may continue even after you read the results of the Ultimate 4×4 Challenge that PickupTrucks.com did. They have been pretty busy lately, having wrapped up their global pickup...

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54.5 mpg Per Official New CAFE Rule Makes Gas Seem $1 Cheaper
Aug30

54.5 mpg Per Official New CAFE Rule Makes Gas Seem $1 Cheaper

It’s been a long time in the makings and part of the delay is being blamed on President Obama dropping the ball, but the new rules are finally in place and will save American families over $1.7 trillion dollars in fuel costs. This ruling increases the Corporate Average Fuel Economy standards for model year 2017-2025 cars to 54.5 miles per gallon and automakers are going to have their work cut out for them to meet up to these...

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