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    • 11:05 PM, Jul. 31, 2014

    Pumping iron: The 2015 Dodge Challenger

    The supercharged Hellcat leads an army of updated 2015 Challengers into battle in the white hot War of the Muscle Cars.

    • 11:18 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Car Culture: Cookbooks were a traditional recipe to sell cars

    Automakers these days can commune with fans in myriad ways beyond traditional advertising, from tweets and YouTube videos to discussion boards, Instagram and Vine.

    • 11:20 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    New Ducati Monster bike boosts beast factor

    Ask any Hollywood producer. There's only one way to go when it comes to monsters in blockbuster sequels. They need to be bigger, badder and more capable of beating enemies into the ground, which is exactly what Ducati has done with the latest incarnation of its iconic naked bike.

    • 11:15 PM, Jul. 30, 2014
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    Soup it up: Michelin regains ground with new all-season tire

    This year, TireRack.com is conducting tests on 10 categories of tires. It has just released the results of its test of what it calls Grand Touring All-Season tires.

    • 8:36 PM, Jul. 27, 2014
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    Concours d'Elegance visitors glimpse automotive greatness

    Plymouth — Thousands of car enthusiasts got their fix Sunday at the Concours d'Elegance of America show.

    • 2:03 PM, Jul. 26, 2014
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    Q&Auto: The motorhead behind the new Challenger Hellcat

    Inside Tim Kuniskis chest beats a Hemi V8. The chemistry between Dodge's CEO and Challenger is undeniable.

    • 11:21 PM, Jul. 25, 2014
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    BMW 535d leads the pack among diesel luxury sedans

    With an easier path for existing diesels to emigrate, the luxury world is awash with new models that were previously off-limits to U.S. drivers. The number of high-end diesel vehicles has doubled in the last five years, and midsize sedans are at the heart of that growth, according to data from Edmunds.com.

    • 10:48 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Car Culture: Muscle cars offer power trips beyond racetrack

    Race car drivers like to say you can never have too much power. By contrast, regular motorists are supposed to be a bit more practical, accepting that 150-300 horsepower, depending on your vehicle type, is good enough.

    • 10:46 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Concours show to celebrate the early era of luxury pickups

    Plymouth — Pickups are among today's hottest selling vehicles and luxurious ones at that. Many feature heated seats, remote starters and the smooth rides once reserved for passenger sedans.

    • 11:07 PM, Jul. 23, 2014
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    Wixom outlet specializes in splashy seats

    Tired of your vehicle's drab and dirty cloth interior? Want something easier to clean? Want to upgrade to leather?

    • 10:50 PM, Jul. 18, 2014
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    The best of the best auto features

    Herewith my 2014 list of the best features in autos today – mechanical, digital, aesthetic, and otherwise. What did I miss? Got your favorite feature?

    • 10:28 PM, Jul. 18, 2014
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    To say Jay Leno is obsessed by cars is a vast understatement

    On a sunny day in the Burbank hills, Jay Leno's canary yellow McLaren supercar shatters the silence.

    • 10:31 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Happy Birthday, sport: The 2014 Mazda MX-5 Miata

    After 25 years, Mazda's little roller-skate has stayed true to its roots: Affordable, fuel efficient, and more fun than Monty Python's Spamalot.

    • 10:26 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Dream cars realized in Detroit area garages

    The infamous 'Ruins Tours' are not the only cool ways to spend a few hours in a car in Metro Detroit.

    • 10:17 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Harley helps put electric motorcycles in spotlight

    Princetown, N.Y. — When Maggie McNally-Bradshaw and husband Curt hop on their electric motorcycles and twist the throttles, they get a rush like no other.

    • 10:34 PM, Jul. 16, 2014
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    Gas substitute is like spare tire for your tank

    Even the chief executive of Magic Tank admits it's perplexing that his company produces and sells an item it hopes customers never need.

    • 10:39 PM, Jul. 11, 2014
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    Can the 2015 Buick Enclave still turn heads?

    The 2008 Buick Enclave SUV took our breath away. Six years later, Buick's refreshed, franchise vehicle tries to maintain its va-voom factor.

    • 7:08 AM, Jul. 10, 2014
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    The Dodge Grand Caravan is dead, long live the Grand Caravan

    The Dodge Grand Caravan deserves its own room at the Smithsonian when Dodge retires the line. It's a practical, versatile, comfortable, rolling condo with ...

    • 11:01 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Car Culture: Have car decal fun for $20 or less

    Well, it seems those old 'auto wrap' email come-ons are making the rounds again; I've had a couple such offers pop up in my inbox in the past few days.

    • 10:57 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Livonia firm turns autos on to propane

    What's the most commonly used fuel source for cars and trucks around the world? If you guessed gasoline, you are correct. And in second place … yes, diesel.

    • 10:59 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
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    Curb catalytic converter thefts

    Every couple of months, Craig Heiser sees a car putter into his garage without a catalytic converter.

    • 9:28 AM, Jul. 5, 2014
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    Q&Auto: What did the F-150 learn from the F-Type?

    What do Ford trucks and Jaguar cars have in common? I sat down with Jag engineer Richardson to talk about the F-Type/F-150 aluminum odd couple.

    • 9:40 PM, Jul. 4, 2014
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    Volkswagen Jetta GTI: a fine example of European engineering

    This week's test car is the Jetta GLI, a fine example of European engineering. It's not the best in class by objective measure but it's a pleasure to drive.

    • 12:02 PM, Jul. 3, 2014
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    Escape and Equinox bring serious pistols to the fight

    The compact crossover is taking over the world. The Ford Escape and Chevy Equinox bring serious pistols to the fight. Twenty paces, gents.

    • 7:39 PM, Jul. 2, 2014
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    $320K car offers the grand tour

    What do you actually do with a $320,000 car? Drive it, you say. Relish the experience, even if you don't own the car? Well, life is not that simple.

    • 7:42 PM, Jul. 2, 2014
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    'Smokey' fans keep Bandit Run alive

    Virginia Beach, Va. — To a generation of adolescent boys with Farrah Fawcett posters on their bedroom walls, the 1977 Pontiac Trans Am nature was every bit as sexy as the iconic ...

    • 7:43 PM, Jul. 2, 2014
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    Rugged Owosso firm thrives overseas

    When the economy went sour a few years ago, Owosso-based Rugged Liner needed to do something creative to keep its 80 employees busy producing protective heavy- ...

    • 10:48 PM, Jun. 27, 2014
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    2014 Aston Martin Vantage a supermodel on wheels

    Aston makes the most beautiful cars on the road. Period. On track the powerful, nimble Vantage romps about like Andre Drummond on a nerf basketball court:

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