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The 4.6L V8 engine is, like, so 2012, says the 2013 Toyota Sequoia. That’s right, moving forward the Sequoia is pumping it up with a 5.7L V8 engine. This is an interesting move indeed when so many other cars and pick up trucks are reducing the sizes of their engines.    The larger engine will [...]

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While production of the VW Jetta SportWagen is scheduled to take a year-long break starting this fall, word is that when it returns in 15 or 16 months from now, it will be as a new vehicle. First of all, according to VW marketing executive Rainer Michel, its name will change to be the SportWagen, [...]

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Those in the know are preparing. They know. They know what’s a-coming: the Zombie Apocalypse. This threat has been building for more than 60 years. It is as President Eisenhower warned in his departure speech, “As, I step down out of the White House to return to my home and my family, I must thank [...]

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The Italian automaker Fiat has done what Italians do, combined thick caffeinated beverages with fine, small cars by fitting its new Fiat 500L with an in-vehicle espresso maker. This is, as far as this writer knows, the first espresso maker to be fitted within a production vehicle. The beverage maker, engineered and made by Italian [...]

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The new 2012 Chrysler 300 full-sized sedan is impressing reviewers by finishing what it started in 2011. Last year, the 300 was redesigned in all major areas but one, its automatic transmission. However, that last bulwark from the past has been overcome with the release of the 2012 Chrysler 300 and its eight-speed automatic transmission [...]

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