Trucks

Review: 2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

April 3, 2013
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Review: 2013 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor

Most vehicles available on the market are meant for multiple uses. There are crossovers, which combine the attributes of sedans and wagons, or wagons and SUVs. Consider that the MPV literally stands for Multi Purpose Vehicle. It is a solid, frugal decision to purchase a vehicle that satisfies many needs. But there are certain vehicles built for a very specific purpose. You have your aggressive, performance vehicles and the likes. Perhaps no vehicle is suited…

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The Pickup Truck: Versatile & Even Family Friendly

March 28, 2013
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The Pickup Truck: Versatile & Even Family Friendly

Before pickup trucks were designed with cabs so that they could transport more than a few people, they were the vehicle of choice for farmers, construction workers and other tradesmen. They weren’t often driven by those with families simply because there wasn’t the space needed to transport a gaggle of kids, their belongings and the family pet. But the pickup truck has come a long way since then. Yes, it’s been years since the first…

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2012: The Automotive Year in Review

December 29, 2012
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2012: The Automotive Year in Review

This year in the automotive market has been an interesting one, though not particularly exciting compared to previous years. It feels like were all tentatively marching away from the bailout years with cautious optimism. Just because we’re getting away from the auto crisis, doesn’t mean that automakers cannot fail anymore, and we’re seeing lessons learned from how we got in that positron to begin with.  This year was about getting back to normal.

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How to Choose a Car that Will Make you Truly Happy

December 21, 2012
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How to Choose a Car that Will Make you Truly Happy

How do you know how to choose a car with which you will be truly happy? Now, we know there are a whole host of things that one must take into account when making their final decision, like your budget, reviews and ratings, or the price of a particular vehicle at a particular dealership, but we mean how do you know which vehicle is going to make you excited to climb behind the wheel each…

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Where Have All the Small Trucks Gone?

August 6, 2012
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Where Have All the Small Trucks Gone?

Do you remember the 80’s? Depending on what you were doing then, that could be a tough question to answer. During that time, one automotive trend took off, and defined a class of vehicles: the compact or small truck. Maybe it was Marty McFly opening the garage door in Back to the Future to reveal a lifted Toyota pickup, with push bar and roof-mounted KC lights. Or maybe it was the fact that the compact…

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