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More Crossovers Designed for Off-Roading

About a year ago, we wrote about a few crossovers – utility vehicles designed primarily for paved roads – that have functional tweaks to enhance their off-road abilities. We’re still not sure if this is a short-lived trend or one that will persist as drivers demand more of a middle ground between basic crossovers and

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BEEP, BEEP! The Story of the Nash Rambler

While riding in my Cadillac, what, to my surprise,A little Nash Rambler was following me, about one-third my size.The guy must have wanted it to pass me upAs he kept on tooting his horn. Beep! Beep!I’ll show him that a Cadillac is not a car to scorn.Beep, beep. (Beep, beep.)Beep, beep. (Beep, beep.)His horn went,

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Gas vs Electric

The more the electric vehicle marketplace grows, the easier it gets to find exactly the type of EV you want. While the segment started out small with compact cars like the Nissan Leaf and Ford Focus Electric, you can now choose battery-powered mainstream and luxury SUVs, small and mid-size cars, and even a full-size pickup

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What Is a Vehicle Subscription Service?

We expect subscription fees in different areas of life: reading, smartphone apps, yard and snow removal services are just a few that spring to mind. But for our cars? Pull over, because vehicle subscription services already exist in more forms than you may be aware of. On-Demand Subscriptions You’ve probably heard of on-demand subscriptions: You

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Hybrid Hatchbacks Used

Of all the technologies automakers have come up with to help drivers save on fuel costs, nothing works as well as a gas-electric hybrid powertrain. A conventional hybrid whose battery is charged solely through regenerative braking is a more affordable route to fuel savings than a plug-in hybrid or pure electric vehicle, which are more

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How to Road Trip with Electric Vehicles: Plan Your Travel Route

You want to go on a road trip, but you’re concerned. Will your electric vehicle be able to make the trip? Electric vehicles are the future of the automotive industry. They release fewer emissions and don’t require fossil fuels to run. The only problem is that they do not seem effective for long-distance travelling. Electric

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Full Sized SUV Comparison

As you’ve seen in our previous fuel economy comparison articles, engine technology has done a lot to improve fuel efficiency in all sorts of vehicles, from compact sedans to pickup trucks. In this article, we’ll look at fuel economy in the full-size SUV segment, where domestic and Japanese automakers pair truck-like capability with the flexibility

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