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How to improve your vehicle’s fuel economy in winter

In winter, it is expected that your vehicle’s fuel economy numbers will be worst. That said, the increase in fuel consumption is due to numerous factors, including cold temperatures which can thicken an engine’s oil as well as the fact that most mechanical components are not operating within their most efficient temperature range. In other words, cold weather forces our ...

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2014 Subaru Impreza sedan Review – The sensible choice

The compact car segment is filled with some fierce competitors, and although many offer attractive new styling and technologies, only the 2014 Subaru Impreza provides what Canadian car buyers really need : standard all-wheel drive. After all, it’s the sensible choice. Why the Impreza? If the 2014 Subaru Impreza is not already on your radar, you may want to bring ...

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2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop Review – More modern, still a blast to drive

Fresh for the 2014 model year, the redesigned third-generation Mini Cooper hardtop remains unique to the brand, and continues to maintain its exceptionally fun-to-drive status, due in part to a new turbocharged engine that provides grin-inducing performance, and improved fuel economy. Who is it for? – Consumers searching for a unique-looking and highly customizable vehicle that is also among the ...

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Porsche confirms Macan Diesel for North America

In a year from now, it will be possible to order a Porsche Macan powered by a turbodiesel V6 engine. The new eco-friendly powerplant will join the current lineup of gas engines offered with Porsche’s new compact SUV. The announcement was made to Automotive News by Porsche North America’s vice president of marketing Andre Oosthuizen. The turbodiesel V6 headed for ...

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2015 Ford F-150 First Drive: The everyday truck

2015 Ford F-150 review

(San Antonio, Texas) – While attending the launch of the 2015 Ford F-150 (the model’s 13th generation), we weren’t surprised to hear over and over again about how durable the truck was (240,000 mile endurance tests, participating in the Baja 1000 off road race, completing it, then driving back to Detroit on a single motor, etc.), how it could tow ...

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