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    • 10:39 PM, Jul. 11, 2014

    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
    • AUTOS
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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 enough interior room for an art house movie preview or your pet yak.

    • 11:01 PM, Jul. 9, 2014
    • AUTOS
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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
    • AUTOS
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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
    • AUTOS
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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
    • AUTOS
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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
    • AUTOS
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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
    • AUTOS
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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
    • AUTOS
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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
    • AUTOS
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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 blonde, an image burnished by the 1977 film 'Smokey and the Bandit.'

    • 7:43 PM, Jul. 2, 2014
    • AUTOS
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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-duty plastic liners for pickup beds.

    • 10:48 PM, Jun. 27, 2014
    • AUTOS
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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:

    • 9:50 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Jaguar roars once more with F-Type Coupe

    This vicious, road-eating, ear-splitting cat is the first true sports car that Jaguar has made since the E-Type died off in 1974. It is glorious.

    • 9:46 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Car Culture: Autos a driving trend in tattoos

    I see another trend on Detroit's automotive horizon: car tattoos. There's some history for this. The largest tattoo shop in 1925 America was run by Professor Percy Waters on Randolph Street in Detroit. Today, Flint — birthplace of General Motors — has the most tattoo shops per capita in the country, according to a recent MSNBC Today show story.

    • 9:51 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Enthusiasts get tools to jazz up Jeeps

    Like Legos, Jeeps seem designed to be taken apart and put back together in various configurations. And it's not only off-roading Jeep owners who do such things.

    • 11:10 PM, Jun. 25, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Corvette museum sinkhole is tourist draw, will stay

    A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars at the National Corvette Museum has become such a popular attraction that officials want to preserve ...

    • 11:22 PM, Jun. 20, 2014
    • BUSINESS

    Q&Auto: Alfa Romeo CEO accelerates U.S. strategy

    After chasing Wester in the sensational 4C sports car, I caught up with him to talk Alfas, American drivers, and the death of manual transmissions.

    • 11:00 PM, Jun. 20, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    2015 Lexus RX: Luxury SUV doesn't miss a beat

    Buyers of luxury sport utility vehicles keep choosing one SUV — the Lexus RX — in greater numbers than any other. It's easy to see why.

    • 12:53 AM, Jun. 19, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Alfa Romeo 4C is one spicy meatball

    Alfa is back in the U.S. and it's well worth the wait. The fast 4C is a video game racer come to life. Thank the wedding of Fiat-Chrysler for this child ...

    • 10:29 PM, Jun. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Car Culture: Market for vintage auto products gears up

    'Tis the season of car shows, cruises, meet-ups and other events that honor classic vintage vehicles.

    • 10:28 PM, Jun. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Aftermarket products offer options to beef up auto security

    Security features are standard on most newer cars, but that doesn't mean you can't add components.

    • 10:38 PM, Jun. 18, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Drive

    'Miss Che-Vious' blazes path for hot rod builders

    Tony Lombardi's new 1930 Model A Ford hot rod is no trailer queen. Since its completion, it already has carried Lombardi and his 15-year-old daughter, Julia, ...

    • 5:24 PM, Jun. 14, 2014
    • METRO AND STATE

    Passionate Corvette owners gather downtown to show off and talk cars

    Detroit — Don Dale got his first Corvette when he was 16 years old. It was a 1968 Corvette with 427 horsepower under the hood.

    • 10:18 PM, Jun. 13, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Is a Cadillac CTS four-banger still cool?

    My 2103 Vehicle of the Year is a silvery, sexy, space age machine. But are starfighters supposed to come with four-cylinders?

    • 10:04 PM, Jun. 11, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Drive

    2015 VW GTI: Hail the (still) King Hot Hatch

    How good is the new V-dub GTI? While testing it on California's notorious, twisty Route 1, I was picking fights with Ferraris.

    • 9:02 PM, Jun. 11, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Drive

    Longing for one more jaunt in a rumble seat

    Last week, I was walking the leafy environs of the 2014 Greenwich Concours d'Elegance when I spied a 1939 Mercedes-Benz 170 V Roadster that captured my heart.

    • 9:59 PM, Jun. 11, 2014
    • AUTOS
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    Car Culture: Premium auto choices reach the masses

    Reinvigorating a faded premium automotive brand is almost as hard as starting a new one. Just ask Lincoln, Ford's upscale nameplate, which is taking its first ...

    • 10:06 PM, Jun. 11, 2014
    • AUTOS
    • Drive

    Soup it up: Lucra Cars' motto is street legal ... barely

    With a British father and an American mother, and spending most of his childhood in England before coming to the United States for high school, Luke Richards ...

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