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Rumor: Next-Gen Ford F-150 Raptor Getting Coil Spring Suspension

Rumor: Next-Gen Ford F-150 Raptor Getting Coil Spring Suspension

A Ford F-150 Raptor prototype was spotted testing around Dearborn at the end of September, and it appeared to reveal a major change for the next-generation truck. Spy shots of the possible next-gen Ford F-150 Raptor mule showed a truck boasting a rear coil spring suspension. The current F-150 Raptor leverages a leaf spring suspension. […]

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Switch to High-Mileage Synthetic Oil to Maintain Older Engines

Switch to High-Mileage Synthetic Oil to Maintain Older Engines

If your car has some miles on it — we’re talking in the six figures — you’ve most likely been diligent about regular oil changes. If you hadn’t, your engine would have failed you long ago. And, over time, it seems that the oil you’ve been using has served your car well. But, it might […]

 Rebecca Bernard

SPOILER-FREE: Captain Marvel Gets Ready for ‘Endgame’ with Audi

SPOILER-FREE: Captain Marvel Gets Ready for ‘Endgame’ with Audi

Editor’s Note: This article contains minor spoilers for Captain Marvel but not Avengers: Endgame. Today, Marvel’s latest guaranteed blockbuster Avengers: Endgame hits theaters, and it’s the first time that Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel will appear alongside the larger Avengers team. After (presumably) being off-world for more than 20 years following the events of Captain Marvel, she […]

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What is an Essential Oil Car Diffuser?

What is an Essential Oil Car Diffuser?

Some people take pride in their vehicles and keep them looking pristine at all times. Others don’t have the time, energy, or desire to maintain their cars’ interiors. If you fall into the latter category but hate the feeling of having a dirty car, it could be time for you to take a look at […]

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Please Don’t Put Motor Oil on Your Dog

Please Don’t Put Motor Oil on Your Dog

If you’re like most dog owners, you might turn to the internet when Fido gets an itchy rash. Unfortunately, you’ll probably find some dangerous information on treating the problem. On countless forums, you’ll find motor oil, gasoline, and kerosene touted as old-fashioned remedies for issues like mange and flea infestations. Those petroleum-based skin treatments come […]

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Differences Between Spoiler Designs

Differences Between Spoiler Designs

Spoilers aren’t just fashion statements — they’re also functional. This feature controls the airflow as it passes over the vehicle. The right spoiler style can counteract the lifting forces that autos encounter when traveling at high speeds and improve the back portion of the vehicle’s grip on the road.  If you’ve been wanting to add a […]

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Analysts Expect Oil Prices to Temporarily Rise by as Much as 13 Percent

Analysts Expect Oil Prices to Temporarily Rise by as Much as 13 Percent

One of the major factors keeping vehicle sales so high at the moment is the inexpensive price of oil. Estimates suggest that the price of oil is preparing for a major shakeup during the upcoming months. In fact, the price of crude oil could rise by as much as 13 percent. Save on Fuel: Going […]

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What Type of Oil Does My Car Need?

What Type of Oil Does My Car Need?

Step inside any auto parts store and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer number of engine oil varieties. From deciphering the numbers on the label to understanding the benefits of synthetic oil, we’re here to make the engine-oil shopping process a bit easier. Discover the differences between these four primary types of car oil to […]

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Literal Spoiler Alert: Subaru STI S209 Debuts in the US

Literal Spoiler Alert: Subaru STI S209 Debuts in the US

When Subaru filed to trademark the name ‘S209’ in the US, we were all hopeful but unsure. The naming scheme fit perfectly for a supped-up version of the WRX STI, but the US has never received an ‘S’ model before. Until now, that is. The WRX STI S209 debuts in the US as the next […]

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Oil Production Exceeds 100 Million Barrels a Day for the First Time

Oil Production Exceeds 100 Million Barrels a Day for the First Time

Even as automakers introduce new hybrids and EVs, oil production reached a new record during the third quarter

With all the talk of electric vehicles across the automotive industry, it may be easy to assume that oil use and production would be down. However, the exact opposite appears to be true. The International Energy Agency recently revealed that the global supply of oil and liquids reached a new record of 100.3 million barrels […]

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High Oil Prices Could Give Electric Cars a Boost

High Oil Prices Could Give Electric Cars a Boost

Oil is having a bit of a problem, price-wise. Demand is far outstripping supply, and on top of that, there is a U.S. sanction of Iranian exports. All of this is ticking oil prices toward $100 per barrel, the highest price since 2014. At the same time, this is driving up gasoline prices at the […]

 Kyle Johnson

[PHOTOS] Of Course the Gulf Oil 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition Looks Amazing

[PHOTOS] Of Course the Gulf Oil 2019 Ford GT Heritage Edition Looks Amazing

Earlier this month, we mused that the likely relaunch of the Ford GT application process and start of a new model year cycle could lead to the introduction of a new Ford GT Heritage Edition inspired by the No. 9 J.W. Automotive Gulf Oil Ford GT40 MKI, which took first place at the 1968 Le Mans […]

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Study: Oil Companies Are Driving Toward Huge Price Spike in 2 Years

Study: Oil Companies Are Driving Toward Huge Price Spike in 2 Years

A new study has predicted that the recent rises in oil prices are just the beginning of a long climb, forecasting that, if things carry on as they are, the price of oil in 2020 could reach a “super spike.” Thinking Forward: These are the best Chevy vehicles for families This study was the conclusion […]

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HondaJet Elite Has a Toilet With Seatbelts

HondaJet Elite Has a Toilet With Seatbelts

On the ground, Honda is well known for building safe cars, all of which definitely have seatbelts. And while its line of private aircrafts also have seatbelts, they had always been relegated to regular seats…until now. The new HondaJet Elite has a 1,437 nautical mile range, and that means you’re probably going to need to […]

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Motor Oil 101: What Do the Numbers Mean?

Motor Oil 101: What Do the Numbers Mean?

I fancy myself to be mildly handy around a car—I know when and how to change my brake pads, I know when it is time for new tires, and I can even change my own oil without destroying the engine. However, there is one thing that I never really truly understood, other than that they […]

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[Video] Ford Torture-Testing Ranger for Grand Return to American Soil

[Video] Ford Torture-Testing Ranger for Grand Return to American Soil

The Ford Ranger is coming back to the United States after a considerable absence, and truck-lovers the country over couldn’t be more thrilled. Ford is setting about the task of ensuring that the Ranger lives up to those expectations and hits that sweet spot, and that task involves testing the Ranger everywhere from Arizona to […]

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What’s Changing in 2019 for the Chevrolet Bolt EV? (Spoiler Alert: Not Much)

What’s Changing in 2019 for the Chevrolet Bolt EV? (Spoiler Alert: Not Much)

For the 2019 model year, the Chevrolet Bolt EV is undergoing a few changes, but nothing too dramatic. Just like last year, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” seems to be GM’s strategy for the 2019 Bolt. It’s a good one, because the little car has been a major success in the electric vehicle […]

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It’s Official: the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Has Landed on U.S. Soil

It’s Official: the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross Has Landed on U.S. Soil

The long-awaited United States release is officially here. As of yesterday, the 2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross drove onto U.S. soil. The first shipment arrived on the West Coast yesterday, specifically in Port Hueneme. We got a sneak peek of the Eclipse Cross during the well-advertised solar eclipse last summer. Since then, it’s been a waiting game. Our editors […]

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