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The Toyota Commitment to the Environment

The Toyota Commitment to the Environment

It’s not just a pretty tag line or a way to keep those who are deeply committed to environmental protection to leave Toyota alone, this company is truly dedicated to helping to protect and preserve the environment we currently have. This commitment includes environmental improvement […]

A New R8 is on the Way for Audi

A New R8 is on the Way for Audi

One of the cars that we’ve all oohed and ahhed at when it was shown is the Audi R8. This car is sinfully elegant and stylish almost to a fault. The Audi R8 has been the flagship model that shows up every few years to […]

A New Twist on the Diesel Models from Volkswagen

A New Twist on the Diesel Models from Volkswagen

04.20.17 - Volkswagen TDI

After months of discussion regarding the Volkswagen diesel scandal, there may be a way for Volkswagen to put some diesel models back on the road and make it so that we can have diesel models from this brand. For several months the EPA had denied applications and proposals for some of the fixes that Volkswagen had come up with but now it seems the brand may have received approval for some of the fixes that could be used on the cars we love to drive. This is good news for those who want to continue to drive their TDI models.

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2017 Mini Hardtop 2 Door: Subcompact with an Attitude

2017 Mini Hardtop 2 Door: Subcompact with an Attitude

Why do we love the Mini brand so much? Because no matter which model you choose from Mini you’re selecting a vehicle that comes with a personality and an attitude that makes it fun to drive. Think of the lineup from Mini as being similar […]

Spring Maintenance for Your Car

With spring on the not-so-distant horizon, many people are beginning to think about what they need to do to get their homes ready for the coming season. We make lists of items we haven’t used, outline a detailed plan of what we’re going to deep […]

2017 Lincoln Continental: Back to the Top

2017 Lincoln Continental: Back to the Top

04.10.17 - Lincoln Continental

When you hear the name Lincoln Continental a smile has to immediately cross your face. This name along brings back thoughts of the large, comfortable and impressive flagship models from Lincoln of the past. This car has returned for the 2017 model year to retake its rightful place at the top of the Lincoln lineup. It’s a bold and appealing sedan that makes it easy to admire what Lincoln offers when you’re looking for the right car to drive and want one that will give you the comfort and the features that make a huge difference in your driving experience.

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Celebrating an Original

Celebrating an Original

Over the course of automotive history the hot hatch has been a type of car that has given us the fun we want to enjoy on the road while offering us the low price of a car that doesn’t take itself too seriously. A car […]

Can You Still Find One Abandoned in a Field

One of the automotive companies of the last century that has always brought interest and a bit of shame to the industry is the name of Tucker. While Preston Tucker found ways to build some of the most advanced cars of the time, and his […]

A New Car that Pays Homage

A New Car that Pays Homage

 

One of the cars that we have enjoyed and admired for years is the Aston Martin DB5. This is the car that was originally shown in the James Bond movies and it was one that we loved to witness and watch over the first few movies of the series. There have been several different ways this car has been built and copied over the years but the one that showed up in Geneva is one that gives a serious look back at a car that was one of the most famous in the world and started the partnership between the movie franchise and Aston Martin.

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Made for Scion; Presented by Toyota

Made for Scion; Presented by Toyota

As we saw the Scion brand make its way to a demise last year some of the models that had been part of the Scion name have been rebadged under the parent company of Toyota and are now being presented with new names. The FR-S […]