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flex-fuel vehicles

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Faux SUVs: Five all-wheel-drive crossovers

All-wheel drive and extra cargo space make a killer combination for modern vehicles. These five crossovers work great for everyday use, ski weekends, or longer road trips.

By February 26, 2013

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ABCs of Car Tech: Talk like a tuner

In this week's edition of the ABCs of Car Tech, we explain the most basic tuner terminology so that you can sound less like a noob when discussing performance mods.

By November 29, 2011

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Ford's products get lighter, faster, move upscale

Automotive News reports on Ford's future model lineup, covering 2012 to 2014.

By September 1, 2011

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New car labels offer QR codes but no grades

EPA, Transportation Department unveil car labels for comparing efficiency, cost, and environmental impact among different drive trains, but they drop letter grade system that automakers balked at.

By May 25, 2011

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Chevy Volt to sport smart charging, flex fuel

General Motors plans this year to test prototypes of the Volt that will use GM's OnStar system for charging batteries at off-peak times.

By April 2, 2009

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New Holden Commodore drinks bio-ethanol, hearts household waste

Car maker Holden has unveiled an updated Commodore range, which, thanks to its support of ethanol blends of up to 85 per cent ethanol/15 per cent unleaded, could eventually be powered by household waste.

By August 31, 2010

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Going low tech with the 2011 Chevrolet Traverse

We spend a good deal of time reviewing cars that are packed to the gills with cabin tech, but we've never turned down a chance to check out even a low-tech ride.

By August 24, 2010

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Ford goes green, small, high-tech

Automotive News reports on Ford's new models plan.

By August 2, 2010

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Hands-on: Redesigned 2011 Ford Explorer

It's an off-road-capable vehicle with intelligent 4WD that seems just at home in the city as in the middle of the woods, which is probably why Ford's marketing team imported a few tons of dirt, trees, mountain bicyclists, and a staged campsite into the middle of New York City for its unveiling.

By July 26, 2010

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2016 is showdown time for ethanol

Automotive News reports on the phase-out of CAFE credits for ethanol and how that will affect the fuel source.

By July 20, 2010