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Infiniti to Introduce Variable Compression Engines

last weekVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Infiniti will debut a new engine next month at the 2016 Paris Motor Show (Mondial de l’Automobile). The automaker spent more than 20 years developing Variable Compression-Turbocharged or VC-T technology for full production. Show More Summary

Automoblog Book Garage: Barn Find Road Trip

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Let’s say you were going to take a vacation from work; let’s say two weeks. Let’s say during that time, you had the opportunity to experience some sort of automotive getaway? Maybe you would enroll in a driving experience at a race track? Perhaps take a tour of a notable car museum or factory? Danielle […]

Tesla Autopilot: Pulmonary Embolisms & Passive Income

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net In the discussions surrounding autonomous vehicles, safety is often the first concern. Invariably, the concern is that self-driving cars would create risks and hazards otherwise minimized by superior human pilots. Show More Summary

2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid Titanium Review

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net When you think of hybrid vehicles what is the first one that comes to mind? Yep, it’s the Toyota Prius, the top-selling hybrid in America. But the new Prius, which we just recently reviewed, isn’t for everyone. Enter the 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid. If you want a more conventional sedan with abundant cabin space, but […]

Audi eROT Suspension Prototype Coverts Wasted Energy Into Electricity

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net I cringe when I hit a pothole or hard bump – it’s even worse when I don’t see them until the last minute. This frustration is an opportunity for Audi with a new suspension prototype called eROT. The technology replaces traditional hydraulic dampers with electromechanical ones, but there is more at stake than just ride quality. […]

2017 Hyundai Tucson Product & Performance Overview

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net For 2017, the Hyundai Tucson receives a host of upgrades across the model range. Depending on the trim, the updates include everything from infotainment and interior materials, to connectivity and safety features. Show More Summary

ExtremeTerrain.com Giving Away $10,000 Towards Ultimate Jeep Build

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net My Jeep friends march to the beat of a different drum.  I think I’m a car guy... they make me look like an amateur. Earlier this year, we covered some of the impressive rigs on display at the 2016 Easter Jeep Safari. Thousands flock to Moab yearly to be part of the action […]

2017 Fiat 124 Spider Lusso Review

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Fiat was smart when they partnered with Mazda to bring back the Spider. This was the sports car that graced Fiat from 1966 to 1982, and later reappeared as the Pininfarina Spider from 1983 to 1985. Why reinvent the wheel if you don’t have to? Mazda already has a great two-seater sports car – one […]

Inline-Six Versus V6 Engines: Pros & Cons of Both (Infographic)

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net When I was a Sales Consultant at Sioux Falls Ford, the V6 engine ruled the roost. We had tons of V6 vehicles on the lot at any given moment. When it came to new inventory, the Escape, Flex, Fusion, MKZ, Mustang, and Ranger all had V6 engines. On the pre-owned side of the lot, there […]

2017 Mazda6 Delivers Premium Treatment & Tech

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Mazda’s North American Operations recently revealed a few details on the 2017 Mazda6. The automaker was adamant about how the engineers “didn’t stop there.” The entire design process centered around providing more premium features and enhancing both performance and efficiency. Show More Summary

Letter From The UK: An Olde English Sunday Afternoon

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Geoff Maxted remembers a time when life was slower and cars had a family purpose...  Here on these blighted British islands, now politically cut adrift from our European neighbors like a disobedient, disowned dog, those who have reached a certain age will remember, with fondness, what have come to be known as […]

How Well Do You Know The American Automakers?

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Are you a “buy American” kind of shopper? Many of us are, especially when it comes to our transportation. While it’s true that today in the U.S., one can choose from various European and Asian-branded vehicles, the “Big 3” (General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles) continue to build the cars and trucks Americans want. […]

Mountune Kit Ramps Up Ford Focus RS Power

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net With 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque from a turbocharged 2.3 L Ecoboost four-cylinder, the 2016 Ford Focus RS is already the most powerful hot hatch available. But if you live in Europe and want a little more out of your all-wheel drive hatchback, there is the Ford Performance upgrade by Mountune. This upgrade, approved […]

2017 Chevy Camaro: Envelope Pushing, Home Run Hitting

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net The Chevrolet Fountain is a true centerpiece of Comerica Park. When one of our beloved Tigers launches a ball into the green wall, the fountain sends water high into the air. A ball in the Chevrolet Fountain is a bonafide home run. A Camaro is actually parked on the fountain. Similar to players in the […]

Hyundai Genesis Coupe Discontinued

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Recently, Hyundai confirmed the Genesis coupe will be discontinued after the 2016 model year. As of this writing, the company has not announced a sporty, two door replacement, but the new upscale Genesis marque will get a more luxurious coupe. The Genesis... Literally Hyundai introduced the Genesis coupe to U.S. consumers in 2009 as […]

Automoblog Book Garage: 3 Essential Books For Car Enthusiasts

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net In March, we partnered with Motorbooks for this Book Garage series. Their extensive library is filled with all kinds of gems, many of which show the detailed history of a particular car or manufacturer. Car enthusiasts can greatly benefit from the vast array of titles in the Motorbooks library. I have a small collection of […]

Inside BMW’s Optical Measuring Cell

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net When we look at the world, it’s easy to the see the evolution of technology. I’m the person who often says “what will they think of next” and I thoroughly enjoy the progression of science, engineering, and technology across the entire automotive industry. One such advancement comes from BMW and their pilot plant in Munich, […]

First Look: 2017 Buick LaCrosse

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Over the past decade, General Motors has come a long way in revitalizing their model lineup, but right now, we are putting special emphasis on Buick. Cars like the Open Insigna, based on the Regal and Regal GS, have helped promote the new image of Buick worldwide. The new Buick lineup is completely different than […]

Most & Least Ticketed Vehicles: Do You Own One?

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net YourMechanic has released a study that delved into which cars are the most and least ticketed for all kinds of traffic violations like speeding, illegal parking, driving with headlights off, and running red lights. Show More Summary

Chevy Targeting More Market Share With Special Edition Crossovers

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : AutomoBlog

Originally appeared on Automoblog.net On the heels of strong SUV and crossover sales, Chevrolet recently announced special editions for the 2017 Equinox and Traverse. Chevy’s crossover sales were up 20 percent last month, marking the best July ever for them in the segment. Show More Summary

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