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Another Mid-Size Crossover – 2019 Mazda CX-9

The global crossover phenom continues with the second-generation Mazda CX-9 mid-size three-row crossover ($33000 to +$46,000), available in both front-drive and all-wheel-drive formats. Mazda is the largest automaker threatened by Trump Tariff tantrums since Mazda no longer makes anything in the U.S. Continue reading

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2012 Cadillac SRX Dries Wet Brakes Automatically

Building on ESC technology, Cadillac has announced that 2012 SRX SUVs will use its electronic stability control (StabiliTrak) to automatically dry wet brakes. This is not as frivolous as it may seem on first glance: data that predates Hurricane Irene, the U.S. Department of Transportation says 620,000 crashes on the nation’s roadways in 2009 or 10% occurred in the rain. Continue reading

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And the North American Truck of the Year is, well, a Car!

While automotive marketing is rife with absurdities, mangled language and downright disingenuous claims, automotive journalists can usually sort out the hype and prevarications. Apparently not so this year when it came to the North American Truck of the Year Award.
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