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Jan 9, 2012 03:31 PM ET // Marc Carter
For what's new and next in the automotive world, check our full coverage of the Detroit auto show. In 1986 the first Nissan Pathfinder SUV and now Nissan is getting ready for the all-new fourth-generation Pathfinder with the Pathfinder Concept that has been unveiled in Detroit. The Pathfinder Conce...
May 31, 2012 12:48 PM ET // David Goodspeed
If you've noticed a lot of wheezing while slushing through rush hour traffic lately it may be more than just the smog agitating everyone's asthma - it might be all the turbochargers in the other cars you are hearing. Over the past few years the number of turbocharged vehicles on North American road...
Apr 5, 2012 09:54 PM ET // David Goodspeed
Ram is re-inventing the pickup truck yet again. At the New York Auto Show, the truck division of the Chrysler Group announced they are making changes to its most popular vehicle for the 2013 model year. The new Ram 1500 will see more gears and better fuel economy and will do away with the shift [.....
Dec 7, 2011 01:00 PM ET // Marc Carter
Smart has released sketches of its new for-us pick-up truck concept ahead of its official debut in Detroit next month. The electric-powered two-seater for-us concept is described as the perfect car for the young and young at heart with active lives that also place an importance on a greener lifesty...
Nov 21, 2012 01:43 PM ET // David Goodspeed
Recently we brought you news the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL was named SUV of the Year by Motor Trend and after spending a week with the vehicle recently it is easy to see why it wears that crown. Forget for a second (if that's possible) this is one of the most opulent sport utes we've tested [...]
Jan 6, 2012 02:57 PM ET // Marc Carter
Toyota's legendary Land Cruiser just celebrated its 60th anniversary since it was originally launched in Japan and its remained part of Toyota's U.S. model lineup for more than 50 years. The large 8-passenger SUV has changed throughout the years, but has always stayed true to its off-road heritage....
Feb 18, 2012 04:09 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Being a long-haul truck driver can't be easy. There are routes to plan, schedules to keep, hours of driving, and miles and miles of concrete between where you are and where you need to be. Even the world's toughest truckers wouldn't say no to a few small comforts given the conditions they put work ...
May 9, 2012 11:00 AM ET // Alexander Davies
Last week, Volvo headed to the Bonneville Salt Flats, the mecca of speed driving, in pursuit of an unusual world record: fastest hybrid truck. The "Mean Green" did what it was built to do, setting a new top speed in the category, a whopping 147 mph. As Mike Hanlon at Gizmag points out, the record [...
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