Monthly Archives: January 2016

In the News: World Car Awards, Toyota is No 1, Arizona Concours, F-150 Diesel, Monte Carlo Rally, Rolex 24 and recalls.

The northeast has dug out of the snow, we’re ready for Super Bowl, and motorsports season has started. And would you believe the DeLorean is making a comeback. Catch up on the week’s news in the auto world right here. … Continue reading

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2016 #Fiat 500 Abarth

Small but wicked. The Fiat 5oo Abarth is the pocket-rocket version of the iconic Cinquecento. It’s lots of fun to drive, handles like a go-kart, and is great for zipping around busy urban neighborhoods. The cabin is fairly decent size … Continue reading

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In the News: #GM, #VW, #Ford, #Citroën, Green Car Awards, motorsports

While you folks on the east coast were preparing for Winter Storm Jonas to visit things kept happening in the auto world. Catch up on the news with a click right here while you take a break from digging out. … Continue reading

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2016 #Volvo S60 T5 Inscription

 For 2016 Volvo now offers a stretched version of its S60 sedan. With 3 inches more wheelbase, rear seat legroom is, well, more luxurious. Volvo’s sporty and yet sophisticated approach to car design makes the S60 something to consider. Front-wheel … Continue reading

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NAIAS recap, Car awards, $4B for no drivers, and more

The 2016 Detroit Auto Show made lots of news. New cars and trucks got some awards. The U.S. Government will spend money to let cars drive themselves. VW still has diesel problems and more news from last week in the … Continue reading

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A DRIVE HOME: Lemay Museum, Tacoma to Detroit Auto Show

Three vintage cars – a ’57 Chevy Nomad, a ’61 Chrysler 300G and a ’66 Mustang left their safe haven in the LeMay, America’s Car Museum in Tacoma, WA for a 2400-mile cross-country drive to help open the 2016 North … Continue reading

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2016 #Dodge Charger – Muscle at its Best

The 2016 Dodge Charger offers many levels of punch. It has room for five and plenty of trunk space. After you drop the kids at school you can find an adrenalin rush from its powerful V6 or a choice of … Continue reading

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