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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...

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,...

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...

Ford Now Offers a Pursuit-Rated Fusion Hybrid Cop Car for Extremely Boring Pursuits

It seems the term “pursuit rated” is losing its mojo lately, leading to so-called chase-ready cop cars such as the Ford 2.0-liter EcoBoost Taurus sedan and now this Fusion hybrid. Efficient, sure, but cool? No police chase worth its salt has ever been set...

Isn’t It Sublime? The 2017 Ram 1500 Special Editions Expand Their Color Palette

At a time when so many automakers have trouble thinking beyond 50 shades of gray, Fiat Chrysler seems to follow a “more colors: more better” attitude, particularly with its (many) special editions. We’ve already seen several color-based special versions of the Dodge...

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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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...

read more

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,...

read more

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...

read more

Collectible Classic: 1987-1993 Ford Mustang 5.0

Launched at the end of the late 1970s oil crisis, Ford’s “Fox Body” Mustang (underpinned by Ford’s Fox rear-drive platform) was meant to signal a return to the car’s muscle-bound 1960s roots. Instead, the third-generation Mustang started out as a wheezy attempt to...

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First Drive: 2017 Lamborghini Aventador S

Born six years ago as a bodacious, wedge-shaped, carbon-fiber behemoth, the first Aventador followed in the grand tradition of Lamborghini flagships by having big-boned handling, a quick-but-jerky transmission, and capricious power distribution. Now comes Act 2, and...

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