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2015 Chevy Silverado Versus Ford’s 2015 Super Duty

Chevy’s all-new 2015 Silverado 2500HD is showing off higher standard towing ratings than the 2014 Silverado. With the available Duramax diesel engine, the 2500HD’s maximum payload is 4,306 lbs. The maximum conventional towing capacity is 14,500 lbs, with a fifth-wheel towing capacity of 17,900 lbs. (Click here if you’re interested in learning about more auto […]

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3 Famous Car Designers and How they got Started

While car designers aren’t A-list celebrities by any stretch of the imagination, millions of people appreciate their work each year, including many aspiring automotive technicians. Take a look at how three of the most famous car designers in the world got their start in the automotive industry. Peter Schreyer Born in West Germany, Schreyer attended […]

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What are Hybrid Trucks?

Hybrid cars are all the rage in today’s automotive world. Their fuel efficiency simply can’t be topped, and it’s causing a lot of drivers to make the switch. But the majority of hybrids are sedans or hatchbacks, which can’t stand up to the functionality that certain people need from their vehicle for their everyday working […]

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2014 RAM 1500 vs. Ford F-150

The 2014 Ram 1500 and Ford F-150 are two of the best trucks in the market and fierce competitors. Today, if you are shopping for half-ton trucks or are just crazy for diesel technology, there are many trims to go for. The Ram 1500 features 11 models while the Ford F-150 has 10 different models. […]

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Five Iconic Mustangs

With the next generation of Mustangs debuting in 2015, we thought it would be appropriate to look at five of our favorite iconic Mustangs that preceded it: •          1964½ Mustang: In the early ‘60s, Ford introduced a small, sporty compact car with style and flair – the original Mustang with its 289 V-8 – […]

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The Making of the 2015 Ford Mustang

A quantum leap from the retro-appearing Mustang introduced in ’04, the new 2015 Mustang will exhibit styling cues from the Ford Fusion. If Ford goes in this direction, it’ll no doubt upset purists. They won’t be up in arms because the Mustang doesn’t look good; they’ll be upset because it doesn’t look like a Mustang. […]

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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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Best New Vehicles For Business

Small businesses are what drive the economy. According to Small Business Administration, they employ about half of the U.S. workforce and pay 44 percent of the total income earned by private-sector workers. So what’s ‘driving’ small businesses these days? 2014 Ford Transit Connect: If big, thirsty vehicles are overkill then the Transit Connect is for […]

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