2019 Auto Show Highlights

Auto Show Retrospective For both auto enthusiasts and everyday car shoppers, auto shows are the ultimate destination. Where else can the public see the latest new cars from multiple brands at one time —all under one roof? During 2019 more than 100 new production vehicles and concept cars debuted at shows around the world, ranging…

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A Star Wars Road Trip

Not Far Away Fans of the Star Wars franchise are anticipating the imminent release of the last film in the series — “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” So how does a self-professed car nut, auto journalist and Star Wars geek prepare to experience the end of a story that started a long time ago…

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2020 Mazda3 Hatch Premium AWD

“2020 Mazda3 Hatch Premium AWD” Mazda3 Remains Company’s Best Selling Vehicle Globally OVERVIEW The Mazda3 was all new for the 2019 model year and heads into 2020 with only subtle exterior modifications, but with new standard equipment and features as well as updated packages. The popular Mazda3 is still the company’s best selling model. Power…

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2020 Nissan GT-R Track Edition: Review

Increasingly Powerful When the Nissan GT-R hit U.S. shores in 2009, it took the sports car status quo by storm with insane performance stats normally reserved for exotics costing significantly more money. Although the styling has evolved a bit since the first GT-R in America, it still has the same distinctive look that sets it…

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2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack: Review

Oldie but Goodie The Dodge Challenger is advancing in age. Yes, the original Challenger hit the streets almost 50 years ago, but we’re talking about the current rendition introduced in 2008. There have been a few refreshes along the way, but the vehicle is still built on the same platform from a decade ago. That…

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Hatchet Jobs: Automotive Turkeys

Thankless Birds For many Americans, Thanksgiving is the greatest holiday of the year: a day dedicated to family, food and football. It’s also a day to take time out and appreciate the good things in our lives. But we’re not the only ones who put out a turkey. Over the years, most carmakers suffer the…

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2019 L.A. Auto Show: Top Cars

Electric, Performance and Luxury The American love affair with SUVs shows no signs of abating, but at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show automakers also debuted a number of significant new car models as well. Considered a kickoff to the 2020 auto show season, the Los Angeles Auto Show always has a few surprises. This…

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2019 L.A. Auto Show: Photo Highlights

An Amazing Array The Los Angeles Auto Show takes place every fall at the sprawling Los Angeles Convention Center, and many pundits consider this show the kickoff to the auto show season. Prior to the show’s official opening, press preview days host thousands of auto journalists from around the world covering dozens of debuts that…

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