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Model Year Changes

Each model year offers the opportunity for automakers to update their lineups.  These changes are usually thought of and planned years ahead of the actual change taking place but for those of us who are looking to buy a particular vehicle finding out the one you were looking for is no longer being made can… Read more »

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What Loyalty or Fandom is Made Of

In any segment of the world a loyalty toward a particular product or group creates a feeling of desire, entitlement and inclusion into an exclusive club whether it’s real or made up.  This is the case for sports fans, Science Fiction fans and of course vehicle fans.  Some would tell you the feeling isn’t as… Read more »

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The Toyota Mirai Starts with Success

As the first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle offered in the US, the Mirai was not set up for success, but already has the makings of a successful launch and may be ready to be the car that takes us to a brand new version of power for the automotive industry.  The Mirai with its hydrogen fuel-cell… Read more »

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What Does the Toyota 4Runner Offer You?

The Toyota 4Runner has been a trusted name for SUVs for many years and was one of the latest models that had the body on frame underpinning verses the unibody design.  For those who like the truck-like feel from their SUV, the 4Runner certainly makes a great claim to be the favorite and this type… Read more »

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The Heyday of Japanese Sports Cars

The 1990s was a strange decade for auto manufacturers.  The American sports cars were being laughed at as the Big Three were trying to figure out the formula for building the next best sports cars and the Europeans seemed to be in between models across the continent.  This was a decade where power was not… Read more »

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Overcoming New Software Challenges For Automotive Design

The automotive industry is growing by leaps and bounds on almost a daily basis. We hear about the latest and greatest tech gadgets on the market and in our vehicles. From Apple and Google creating tech and software in our vehicles, to push button start, we certainly have made driving a bit more comfortable these… Read more »

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A Comparison of Minivans

If you didn’t turn to another article once you read this title than you most likely are in the market for a van or know you will need to drive a minivan at some point. Minivans are great for hauling lots of people or gear where they need to go and make for affordable family… Read more »

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The Move to SUVs is Really Starting to Show Itself

During the first quarter of 2015 the largest dip in sales for midsized family sedans has been felt resulting in a 2.8% drop off in sales compared to the same time last year. This drop off is showing itself to be the result of an increased drive toward SUVs especially since many SUVs are now… Read more »

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Family Sedans Compared

We can discuss great power, awesome performance, how many luxury features are aboard and the quality of the looks of just about any vehicle on or off the road, but the simple reality is if a manufacturer doesn’t offer a fantastic family sedan, or several of them, they are leaving out the largest market in… Read more »

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For a Family-Minded Sedan, the 2015 Toyota Camry XSE is the Top Choice

For years, the Camry has been the top choice amongst midsized sedans and has continued to dominate both the market as well as the reliability measurements. The XSE trim continues this trend and brings more to the table for those who want their family to drive in comfort and safety.