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2015 Top-10 Best Cars and Trucks (Now and Then)

The 2015 Acura TLX replaces the Acura TL an TSX.

Many prominent automotive sites pick their top-10 2015 cars and trucks of the year early in the year perhaps even in  late in the previous year. It’s an odd practice, as if Kelley Blue Book is trying to outdo Car and Driver and Edmunds is trying to outdo Consumer Reports and vice versa. TheWeekyDriver.com waits ...

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Los Angeles Auto Show: New cars, wild odd colors

The 2013 Ford Fiesta has an exterior color of bright lime green.

Global debuts, innovation and new technology are part of every auto show and they will be again at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show. The first major auto show of the season will be held Nov. 20-29 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Thirty global debuts, including the new Hyundai Elantra, Jaguar’s first luxury sport ...

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2015 Ford F-150: The best pick-up truck gets better

The 2015 Ford F-150 is the first year of the iconic truck's 13th generation.

As the country’s best-selling vehicle seemingly since the model-T, the 2015 Ford F-150 could have been presented identically as its older siblings and still led the pick-up truck pack. But Ford decided not to rest on success, particularly as other manufacturers’ trucks are ever improving. Still, it was a surprise when Ford introduced the iconic ...

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Hyundai paces top-8 best new car warranties

The 2014 Rolls Royce Wraith has brilliant paint.

Hyundai claims it offers “America’a Best Warranty” throughout its lineup of vehicles, the entry level Accent to the top-line Equus. It’s hard to argue with the claim. Hyundai’s bumper-to-bumper warrant is five years or 60,000 miles. The powertrain warranty covers up to 10 years or 100,000 miles. Hyundai adds a seven-year unlimited-mile anti-perforation warranty. It covers ...

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