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Five Parts to Prepare Your Truck for the Elements

It is no secret that cold weather is hard on diesel trucks. The winter brings with it problems like fussy heating systems and trouble starting up. The effect of winter on diesel is just one of the topics you can learn about in diesel technology school. If you want to protect your car from the […]

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Clean Diesel Showdown: Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel vs. Volkswagen Touareg TDI

The efficiency, reliability and power advantages that diesel engines offer over their spark-driven combustion cousins would seemingly make them a no-brainer for off-road vehicles. However, due to the average consumer’s resistance to embrace diesel-powered vehicles in the United States, most manufacturers have been loath to offer them consistently in anything but heavy duty work trucks. […]

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PA State Inspection Checklist: How To Perform A State Inspection

How’d you like to be on other side of a PA State Inspection? Vehicle Inspections are a tradition some Pennsylvanians might like to see disappear, but that probably won’t be happening anytime soon. State inspections can be stressful if drivers don’t know what the inspectors are looking for and the potential for expensive mandatory repairs can […]

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D.C. Wheels: Cars of the Washington Power Brokers

Remember Scott Brown, who rode his ‘05 GMC Canyon pickup to the Senate seat of the late Ted Kennedy? He wasn’t the only politician identified by his choice of wheels, nor the only one who choice was a truck. Former Senator Fred Thompson, a lobbyist and an actor best known for his role in TV’s […]

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Is the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel V-6 Worth Waiting For?

Refreshing a model is usually limited to cosmetic tweaks and maybe a few items thrown in as standard. As for the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, with its new front and rear styling, exterior lighting and interior updating, a 3.0-liter turbo-diesel V-6 option was added. The differences between the current Grand Cherokee and the 2014 may […]

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