2018 Ford Mustang Convertible A

2018 Ford Mustang Convertible Revealed

The sixth-generation Ford Mustang is arguably one of the most attractive Ford Mustangs ever produced, and the 2018 model boasts a number of external design tweaks and improvements to make it even more aesthetically pleasing. Ford recently took the wraps off the 2018 Ford Mustang convertible, which features the same design improvements as the 2018 […]

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2017 Nissan Rogue - Rogue One: Star Wars Limited Edition

Nissan Serves Up a Rogue SUV for Star Wars Fans

With the latest installment in the Star Wars franchise — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story — hitting theaters this week to mixed (but largely positive) reviews, Nissan hopes to capitalize on the name connection between the new film and it’s most popular vehicle: the Rogue SUV. Dubbed the Nissan Rogue – Rogue One: Star Wars […]

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2017 Nissan Armada

First Drive: 2017 Nissan Armada

The 2017 Nissan Armada has been redesigned for 2017 and is now based on the Nissan Patrol. The Patrol is a full-sized SUV available in the rest if the world for decades, but is a nameplate that hasn’t graced American shores since the 1960s. My latest experience with a full-sized Nissan-sourced SUV was the 2015 Infiniti QX80, […]

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First Drive: 2017 Infiniti QX30

One of the more intriguing vehicles at RMDE 2016 was the Infiniti QX30 compact SUV, which I spent roughly 30 minutes driving on the first day of the event. The QX30 is the offspring of an unusual corporate partnership between Renault-Nissan and Mercedes-Benz, as the QX30 shares many mechanical bits with the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250. The […]

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First Drive: Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

Of all the vehicles at RMDE 2016, the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat always turned the most heads. True, the stunning Acura NSX was the only supercar in attendance, but the Hellcat telegraphed it’s arrival with a rumbling, raspy entourage of sound generated by its mammoth 707-hp, 6.2 liter supercharged V8. Like the booming, unforgettable Imperial March […]

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2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

RMDE 2016: The Cars

Roughly 40 vehicles were available for testing at RMDE 2016, and I did my best to get driving time in as many as possible over the course of the two days. I’ve listed the ones that I managed to spend at least 30 minutes behind the wheel of, and I’ll be writing up my first-drive impressions […]

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2017 Acura NSX

What’s New: Rocky Mountain Drive Experience 2016

Getting automotive writers and journalists seat time in new vehicles is high on the list of every automaker when they’re rolling out new vehicle models, so events where individual automakers invite press to try out their new vehicles is commonplace. The Rocky Mountain Drive Experience (RMDE) 2016 —  by the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP) […]

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Otto autonomous truck conversion kit

Uber acquires self-driving truck startup Otto

There’s been a lot of news on the autonomous vehicle front lately, including word that Volvo Cars and Uber have joined forces to put up to 100 self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs on the streets of Pittsburgh, PA by the end of 2016. Uber had another noteworthy bit of news to share earlier in the week when […]

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Volvo inks deal with Uber to develop autonomous cars

It’s been a big week for Volvo Cars here at Driveline Blog. We posted recently about our first drive in a new 2017 Volvo XC60 T5 AWD, and now we’re posting about the recently-announced partnership between Uber and Volvo Cars to work on autonomous vehicles. The first big test of that new partnership is happening […]

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First Drive: 2017 Volvo XC60 T5 AWD

It may be overdue for a redesign and refresh, but the Volvo XC60 is still one capable compact SUV. We recently had the opportunity to spend some time behind the wheel of a 2017 Volvo XC60 T5 AWD, and came away largely impressed, despite the formidable competition in the compact SUV segment. Part of that appeal […]

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Tesla to Produce Light Trucks, Compact SUVs, Semi Trucks, and Electric Buses

Way back in 2006, Tesla Founder and CEO Elon Musk authored a “Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan” and posted it publicly on the Tesla website. That post outlined Tesla’s plans for the next 10 years, and brought us the Model S, the Model X, and the forthcoming Model 3. On July 20th, Elon Musk posted […]

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Line-X Coating Makes Things Hard to Break

One of the most common add-ons for truck owners is a truck bed liner, either in the form of a tough plastic insert (which tends to be less expensive) or a spray-on coating (which tends to be more expensive). One of the leading providers of the latter is Line-X, although other vendors like Rhino Linings […]

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Red Bull Aston Martin RB-001

Red Bull Racing and Aston Martin Announce AM-RB 001 Concept

  Two of the biggest names in motorsports — Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing — have joined forces to produce an all-new supercar. The new vehicle has been dubbed the AM-RB 001, and will feature a cutting-edge design based on a lightweight carbon fibre structure, and, according to an Aston-Martin news release announcing the vehicle, […]

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