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Toyota, GM, Ford, Ram Argue Over Tow Ratings

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Toyota isn’t too happy with GM, Ford, or Ram. The automakers have been going back and forth for years determining an SAE-standardized test for their trucks’ tow ratings, and while Toyota is using the numbers with the refreshed Tundra, the Detroit Three aren’t playing ball, reports Automotive News. The standardized SAE testing procedure, named J2807, is ...

2014 Mazda 6, 2013 Toyota Avalon Named Ward’s 10 Best Interiors

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WardsAuto has released its 2013 rankings of the 10 best interiors. Seven of the top interiors came from Asian automakers, while the remaining three all came from General Motors and Chrysler. Notably missing from this year’s list are any European automakers – last year, Audi, Land Rover, and Volkswagen all took home honors. However, this year, ...

Cocktail Chatter: May 17, 2013

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What cocktails go best with all this car chatter? Automobilemag.com is here to help with weekly recipes. Remember, this is for talking about cars, not driving — always designate a driver. This week we’re drinking the Red Lion, which comes from the Café Royal hotel in London. Combine one ounce of Sipsmith dry gin with ...

Top 10 Best-Selling Vehicles in February 2013

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After an explosive end to 2012, the Ford F-Series continues its reign as the bestselling vehicle line (F-Series includes F-150 and Super Duty models) vehicle in the U.S. and is the only vehicle to surpass 100,000 units by the end of February, with 101,330 units sold so far this year and 54,487 units sold in ...

Thread of the Day: What Car Offers the Best Conventional Automatic Transmission?

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There’s one 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 feature we aren’t likely to ever see on the current-generation Ford Shelby GT500: an available conventional six-speed automatic transmission. Though some enthusiasts may dislike the idea of an autobox in a performance car, sales of cars like the automatic-transmission ZL1 likely help justify production of cars like…the six-speed manual ...

Lux Truck: Chevy Silverado High Country Edition May Top 2014 Silverado Lineup

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If you want a luxurious Ford pickup, you’ll buy the F-150 King Ranch; if you want lots of luxury and a Ram, you’ll buy the Laramie Longhorn. Chevrolet doesn’t have a comparable pickup in its stable, but we hear that will soon change with the introduction of a model called the High Country. Automotive News reports ...

American Full-Size Pickups Top U.S. Truck Sales in 2012

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Americans love their trucks. That was especially true in 2012, when U.S. buyers consumed nearly 2 million pickups. With a dominating lead of more than 200,000 units over runner-up Chevrolet Silverado, the Ford F-Series was America’s best-selling truck last year at 645,316 pickups sold. Though the Chevrolet Silverado, which moved 418,312 units in 2012, was massively ...

MT Poll: Pick One Truck – Silverado, F-150, Ram 1500, Sierra, Tundra, or Titan

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The battle of the full-size pickup trucks is getting hotter. The newly unveiled 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and 2014 GMC Sierra join the 2013 Ram 1500 (our 2013 Truck of the Year) and the Ford F-150 (our 2012 Truck of the Year) in the full-size truck heap. Two of Japan’s biggest automakers also have entrants in ...

Thread of the Day: Should Ford, Chevrolet Follow the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel’s Lead?

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With the official announcement of the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, the automaker has confirmed it will offer a new and highly anticipated powertrain choice for light-duty pickup buyers. Should the Ford F-150, Chevrolet Silverado, and others follow Ram’s lead into the half-ton diesel market? Diesel-powered light-duty trucks isn’t without precedent: Ford once considered a 4.5-liter turbo ...

Top 10 Best-Selling Vehicles in November 2012

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The Ford F-Series was yet again the best-selling vehicle in the United States by a large margin in November with the Chevrolet Silverado a distant second. Outside of the top two slots, there was a lot of jockeying among the remaining eight, ultimately resulting in the Honda Civic earning third place last month – ahead ...