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2018 Acura RDX : Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award

Acura’s RDX doesn’t continually gravitate to the top echelons of compact luxury SUV sales leadership by accident. It’s finding upwards of 8,000 Canadian buyers per year, placing it a close second behind Audi’s Q5 year after year. How does Acura do it? After appealing...

2018 Jeep Wrangler: An All-New Version of an Icon!

In an industry predicated largely on reinvention, the Jeep Wrangler is an anomaly. One of only a handful of vehicles whose evolution can be plotted on a straight line, its design has remained faithful to the original for decades. Buyers have routinely responded in...

Automatic transmission types – Which is right type for you

Choosing what sort of gearbox to have in your car used to be simple. If you wanted to change gear yourself, you went for a manual, and if you didn’t, you went for an automatic. These days, though, things are rather more complicated. True, manual gearboxes are much as...

Aston Martin Unveils Vantage GTE Racer

There is normally a gap between when an automaker unveils a new model and the announcement of its racing spinoff. But Aston Martin is releasing details and images of the new Vantage GTE racer just eight hours after showing its roadgoing counterpart for the first time....

Audi Q4 Coming in 2019

Udi outlined its plans for several new products today, including a new Q4 SUV that will arrive in 2019. The automaker will make a push for new SUVs in the coming years. A new generation of the Q5 launches this year, while the Q2 will expand to additional markets...

Rims

Hydrographics Printing Vs Powder Coating: Wet Vs Dry

All those scratches across sidewalls combined with rust all over can be a wake up call for you to do something about your car rims. Or, you just want to add some attitude to your car appearance? Sooner or later you will be stuck with dilemma: go wet or go dry!  ...

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Rims: Alloys for Looks, Steel for Strength

Alloy or steel rims, which are better? Both have advantages and disadvantages for different types of driving; but in general those who want beauty and performance want alloys, and those who want tough, inexpensive, workhorses want steels. Rim Materials...

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10 Most Ugly Car Rims

Average car can be nice looking with a decent set of alloy rims. Rims don't necessarily have to be expensive. But what happens when a decent car has ugly rims? Here is my choice of ugliest rims I have ever seen. Collected from various sources (blogs,...

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Last Minute Check Before You Buy New Set Of Car Rims

You got bucks, found nice looking rims (which are usually expensive) and you are determined to present your car with new set of wheels. Are you sure you didn't overlook something? Basics Ok, you probably criss-cross internet, car manual, asked friends and...

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Tires

Nitrogen Filled Tires – Facts Need to Know

You probably already heard about nitrogen filled tires. If not, you didn't miss much, but if you did, this article will throw some light on this topic. First thing first The nitrogen is the chemical element of atomic number 7, a colorless, odorless (at least for us...

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Balancing Wheels Guide – what you need to know

Imperfections in a tire or wheel cause vibration in the assembly as it rotates at high speed. The extra weight creates more centrifugal force in that particular area, and throws the assembly off balance. These uneven forces cause wheel noise, vibration in the passenger compartment, and additional wear on steering and suspension components, bearings, and tires.

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Where old tires go – tire recycling

Just by virtue of their size and numbers, about 268 million a year, tires would quickly overwhelm landfills if no attempts were made at finding ways to recycle them. To make things worse, their shape exacerbates things by making them terrific receptacles for...

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2018 Acura RDX : Consumer Guide Automotive Best Buy Award

Acura’s RDX doesn’t continually gravitate to the top echelons of compact luxury SUV sales leadership by accident. It’s finding upwards of 8,000 Canadian buyers per year, placing it a close second behind Audi’s Q5 year after year. How does Acura do it? After appealing...

read more

2018 Jeep Wrangler: An All-New Version of an Icon!

In an industry predicated largely on reinvention, the Jeep Wrangler is an anomaly. One of only a handful of vehicles whose evolution can be plotted on a straight line, its design has remained faithful to the original for decades. Buyers have routinely responded in...

read more

Aston Martin Unveils Vantage GTE Racer

There is normally a gap between when an automaker unveils a new model and the announcement of its racing spinoff. But Aston Martin is releasing details and images of the new Vantage GTE racer just eight hours after showing its roadgoing counterpart for the first time....

read more

Audi Q4 Coming in 2019

Udi outlined its plans for several new products today, including a new Q4 SUV that will arrive in 2019. The automaker will make a push for new SUVs in the coming years. A new generation of the Q5 launches this year, while the Q2 will expand to additional markets...

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BMW, VW And Daimler Operated Cartel For 20 Years

For more than 20 years, the German auto industry has been operating like a cartel, according to a new "bombshell" report, which has sent the shares of Germany's biggest automakers reeling. Spiegel is reporting that the big three German car companies – Volkswagen,...

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2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4×4 Diesel Double Cab

Heavy-duty pickups will always be inherently compromised by their ability to move small mountains. But this is 2017 and, like their light-duty brethren, these mega work trucks have evolved from covered-wagon roots to embody impressive refinement—and surprising...

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