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Ford SYNC 911 Assist to Debut in 2015 Ford Mustang

Ford SYNC 911 Assist to Debut in 2015 Ford Mustang

Debuting in the 2015 Mustang will be the new Ford SYNC® 911 Assist™, which will serve to improve response times from emergency crews in the event of an accident and greatly increase the quickness with which emergency dispatchers receive vital and potentially life-saving information. “911 Assist uses a mobile phone connected to SYNC to call […]

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Ford, Intel Investigate Facial Recognition Tech with Project Mobii

Ford, Intel Investigate Facial Recognition Tech with Project Mobii

A joint project between Ford and Intel, called Mobile Interior Imaging or Project Mobii, is determining how vehicles can use interior-facing cameras to create a more enjoyable and intuitive driving experience. Among the avenues being explored are facial recognition software that create greater security and the possibility of an app that allows for a remote […]

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2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Overview

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Overview

What’s New for the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander? The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander gets additional toys including FUSE hands-free linked audio with USB/iPod interface, Bluetooth phone connectivity, and leather-wrapped luxury. 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Exterior Mitsubishi tends to make very aggressive-looking, stylistically unique cars. The 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander is a bit unlike the average Mitsubishi in that sense, […]

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2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser Overview

2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser Overview

What’s New for the 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser? The 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser remains virtually unchanged, with the exception of a new Trail Teams off-road special edition package. 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser Exterior The 2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser’s exterior is as exciting and unique as ever. It offers two full-sized, and two half-sized doors to […]

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2015 Buick LaCrosse: Best Car for Road Trips

2015 Buick LaCrosse: Best Car for Road Trips

At least, that’s what General Motors posits. Here’s why.

General Motors today made a bold implication: that the 2015 Buick LaCrosse is the best car for road trips, hands down. And the automaker sure had a lot of facts to back up the claim. According to Expedia, only 22 percent of Americans are still relying on actual printed maps on road trips. The rest […]

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George Talley’s Corvette Found after 33 Years

George Talley’s Corvette Found after 33 Years

Detroit native George Talley’s Corvette disappeared 33 years ago, just a few miles from GM world headquarters. Today, Talley and his ’79 Vette were reunited at the very same world headquarters, thanks to the help of Mark Reuss, executive vice president for GM Product Development. The story started gaining traction when on June 13, 2014, […]

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Hennessey 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray HPE700 Upgrade Boosts HP to 707

Hennessey 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray HPE700 Upgrade Boosts HP to 707

The latest from Hennessey is quite impressive. In fact, the Hennessey 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray HPE700 upgrade, which will only be applied to 100 units from the 2014 model year, takes horsepower to an all-new level: 707. The upgrade includes the following: 3 year/36,000 Mile Limited Warranty All Necessary Gaskets & Fluids Custom HPE Camshaft […]

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Should I Get Car Rental Insurance?

Should I Get Car Rental Insurance?

It’s the age old question: should I get car rental insurance? Is it worth it? Do I really need it? The short answer? Yes. Of course, you need to make sure you’re covered in the event of an accident. Accidents are exactly that – accidents – and we can’t predict if and when they’ll happen, […]

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Ford Talks Safety at “Teen Safe Driving: The Next 10 Years”

Ford Talks Safety at “Teen Safe Driving: The Next 10 Years”

One of the most pressing concerns in the auto industry is ensuring the safety of not just all drivers, but teen drivers in particular. Earlier this month, Ford held an event entitled “Teen Safe Driving: The Next 10 Years” at Citi Field in Queens, New York. The event, which included a panel discussion and a […]

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Honda Announces Android Auto for 2016 Model Lineup

Honda Announces Android Auto for 2016 Model Lineup

Honda has announced that select vehicles built in 2015 will debut Android Auto™, which will integrate Android smartphone features into the vehicle’s in-dash display and allow access to various optimized apps and features for a more intuitive driving experience. “Honda’s goal is to integrate the power and functionality of today’s smartphones directly into our vehicles […]

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Toyota T-Connect to Roll out this Summer in Japan

Toyota T-Connect to Roll out this Summer in Japan

  Toyota recently announced that it would begin rolling out its new telematics service, Toyota T-Connect, to its Japanese market this summer. This service offers numerous perks to Toyota drivers and is designed to make journeys easier by providing support, directions, and information. Taking over from Toyota’s G-BOOK service, T-Connect offers support for drivers in […]

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2015 GMC Canyon OnStar 4G LTE Enhances Tailgating

2015 GMC Canyon OnStar 4G LTE Enhances Tailgating

What if we told you there’s a way to play Madden NFL 15 with your friends a couple cars over while you all tailgate before the big game? Well, there is: 2015 GMC Canyon OnStar 4G LTE. This awesome OnStar feature, available as a three-month trial on the 2015 Canyon when it hits dealers this […]

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2015 Ford Mustang Technology is Smarter Than Ever Before

2015 Ford Mustang Technology is Smarter Than Ever Before

Most people know the Ford Mustang for its muscle, attitude, and 50-year heritage. It’s known for having a lot of power under the hood, but not necessarily for being a technological powerhouse. Turns out, that’s a bit unfair to the fabled pony car, especially with the launch of the new 2015 Ford Mustang—the smartest one […]

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Open Source Tesla Patents Are Now a Thing

Open Source Tesla Patents Are Now a Thing

Elon Musk for President?

Earlier this week, Musk hinted that he might be opening up all Tesla patents to the public. Just a few days later, Mr. Musk has delivered on his promise. In his own press release (okay, okay, yes, it was probably ghost written, but it still has his name on it), Musk said, “Yesterday, there was […]

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Cadillac to Launch DockSpot for Select Models

Cadillac to Launch DockSpot for Select Models

Word on the street (one paved by GM Authority) is that General Motors will be launching DockSpot on the 2015 Cadillac ATS and the 2015 Cadillac CTS sedans. For those of you who don’t remember, DockSpot is GM’s inductive phone charging system which was originally supposed to appear on the 2012 Chevy Volt but for […]

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2015 Buick Verano Receives Multiple Tweaks

2015 Buick Verano Receives Multiple Tweaks

The 2015 Buick Verano won’t hit dealership lots until later this year, but General Motors has already let us in on some of the big (and small) changes for the all-new model. Most unfortunately, the 2015 Buick Verano is saying sayonara to the six-speed manual option, making the six-speed automatic transmission the only one available. […]

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Nissan Announces Pricing for the 2015 Altima

Nissan Announces Pricing for the 2015 Altima

Nissan has announced pricing for the 2015 Altima, meaning that the new model year version of the best-selling sedan is now available at dealerships across the country. What can we tell you about pricing for the 2015 Altima when compared to the previous model year? Expect a marginal price jump pretty much all around to […]

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What to Do in a Hit-and-Run

What to Do in a Hit-and-Run

Being involved in a hit and run accident can be incredibly stressful, as you might be left feeling angry, helpless, and anxious. Being prepared for what steps to take before it ever happens can help keep you calm and prepared to take action. What to Do in a Hit-and-Run First, be sure to record as […]

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