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iDriving into Oblivion

iDriving into Oblivion

Call me a Luddite, but I can’t embrace today’s overly complex and largely unnecessary infotainment systems in cars. Anyone who read my first column knows my daily driver is a 2003 Porsche 911. While not that old, it seems positively analog compared to most of today’s new cars. I actually have to – egad! – […]

2015 Ford F-150: A Good Sport

2015 Ford F-150: A Good Sport

The 2015 Ford F-150 resembles the Mustang.  Seems unlikely, perhaps even impossible, yet the two are “linked” not so inexplicably, although wonderfully. The transmission technology for the Mustang and F-150 were created in unison and that becomes strikingly obvious when the best selling truck enters Sport Mode. Sport Mode allows F-150 to mirror the performance of the […]

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Climate Change

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: Climate Change

Vehicles known for longevity against the elements are something special.  Such well deserved reputations are partly why Jeep enthusiasts feel so passionate. Recently, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles invested $2.5 million to enhance and further establish the aforementioned reputation. FCA’s Climate Test Facilities simulate adverse environmental conditions to measure vehicle endurance and durability. FCA automobiles, in turn, […]

Cooler Driving Tips From Ford

Cooler Driving Tips From Ford

“Hot town, summer in the city, back of my neck getting dirty and gritty,” The Lovin’ Spoonful so famously sang. And if you have a car with black, leather interior, you well know that blazing heat feel the moment you sit down. Just the other day, I went to the grocery store. I can be […]

First Look: 2016 Mazda CX-3

First Look: 2016 Mazda CX-3

“Oh come on! ANOTHER small crossover? Don’t we already have enough of them roaming our roads?” Ladies and Gentlemen, this is my reaction every time I hear another automaker introducing a new crossover into the already supersaturated American crossover/SUV market. However, when Mazda announced they would be introducing a new small crossover to slot underneath the […]

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: The Bold, Bad Beast

2017 Ford F-150 Raptor: The Bold, Bad Beast

The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor recently completed over 1,000 miles of testing, through the hard desert climate of the Southwestern United States.  The course the F-150 Raptor ran mimics the infamous Baja in Mexico, with deep sand, steep climbs, rough silt beds, and tight trenches. On the 66 mile course, the 2017 F-150 Raptor averaged 55 […]

2016 Ram Heavy Duty: Torque, Towing & Triumph

2016 Ram Heavy Duty: Torque, Towing & Triumph

Towing specifications, torque output and the practicality of each are highly scrutinized by heavy duty truck buyers.  The market is exceedingly competitive and it’s a game of inches in both categories for manufactures. With strong offerings from competitors, Ram is looking to set the pace and distance themselves. The brand recently announced record breaking figures […]

Safety & Security the Volvo Way

Safety & Security the Volvo Way

Volvo builds their legacy on safety innovations and the automaker has yet another reason to strive in that arena.  In a comprehensive study on collision avoidance technology, City Safety equipped Volvo’s reduce insurance claims for rear end collisions by 28 percent. Insurance data analyzed in the study covered 160,000 vehicle years.   Figures show, regardless if injuries were […]

Tyre Dynamics of the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

Tyre Dynamics of the Nissan GT-R LM NISMO

The Nissan GT-R LM NISMO is an artistic and scientific masterpiece.  From the fluids to the tyres, nothing about the race car is boring or average. Recently, NISMO University shared the importance of developing the right oil viscosity and why they racer is front wheel drive. Now, NISMO University expands upon the latter, detailing their partnership with […]

Tell Your Car's Story with a New Social Network: DripThat

Tell Your Car’s Story with a New Social Network: DripThat

There’s definitely no shortage of social networks out there as each tries to capture a bit of the content creation and sharing. When it comes to social image sharing, I tend to get a little bit confused. You can pin something on Pinterest, tweet it on Twitter, post it to Facebook, snap it on Snapchat, […]

Ten Future Automotive Jobs at General Motors

Ten Future Automotive Jobs at General Motors

I remember when my father brought home his 1987 Chevrolet Silverado 10.  I was a kid and everything about it was so incredible.  The radio had sleek, sliver dials and the climate controls were on a slider tab. I remember asking, upon moving them, what the “bi-level” label meant. The black dash glistened in the […]

Audi Creates New Sustaniable Fuels

Audi Creates New Sustaniable Fuels

Audi will begin testing a new fuel known as “e-benzin,” a synthetic produced in collaboration with France based Global Bioenergies. “e-benzin” was created without the use of petroleum, is iso-octane free and burns with a cleaner, higher octane. Audi is continually working with Global Bioenergies to refine “e-benzin” so it will eventually require zero biomass. “Global […]

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