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I Joined The Coupe SUV Craze

One obvious trend in automotive during the last decade was the rise of coupe SUV models. Driven predominately by the German automakers, the 2010's yielded a host of niche SUV models filling in every conceivable market white space between traditional SUV models within their portfolios.  Most of us in the automotive industry have largely rolled our eyes at the trend;…

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It's The Early 2000's Again

Fuel prices are relatively cheap, consumers are flocking to SUVs. If you're getting a sense of deja vu, well, it gets even better. With market conditions similar to that of the early 2000's, it comes as little surprise that automakers' product lines are beginning to look similar to the same era. Automakers across the whole industry are dusting off names…

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2018 Los Angeles Auto Show: What's Happening

The unofficial start to the North American auto show season is quickly approaching with the Los Angeles Auto Show. This year's show is actually shaping up to be a headliner with show organizers claiming over 60 vehicle debuts.  Par for the course ahead of major debuts, several of those slated 60 have already leaked out or have simply been confirmed…

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First Drive: 2019 Cadillac XT4

Cadillac pioneered the full-size luxury SUV back in 1998 with the launch of the iconic Escalade, so it seems somewhat ironic the brand is late to the game in one of today’s hottest market segments: small luxury SUVs. While Cadillac may be slightly late to the party, the brand is hoping an all-new vehicle based on an all-new architecture with…

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First Drive: 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Arrives in Awesome Silence
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Turbo Diesel Test Drive Review

Somewhere south of Tucson nearly nine years ago, I informed the Ford Super Duty engineer riding shotgun that, though his new 6.7-liter diesel engine was commendably quiet, many Texans wouldn’t have it. “In Texas,” I explained, “the Super Duty is our Mustang. People will swap that tiny twin-tip exhaust for a big can they can hear. You should’ve put a…

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Top Five Tech: 2018 Cadillac CT6

The Cadillac CT6 may not be Cadillac's flagship, but the car most certainly serves as the crest's technology flagship. After all, the CT6 is one of very few vehicles on the road today that can pilot itself without the driver's hands on the wheel. However, the CT6 has a few other tech Easter eggs that can be overshadowed by the…

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Years Later, Cadillac Finally has its Ultra V-8

For those who aren't aware, I've been covering General Motors for about 15 years now. During that period, there's been many tales; from the failed Zeta platform plans to the shelved Cadillac Ultra V-8. Here we are years later and we've come full-circle on one of those matters.  This week Cadillac revealed the 2019 CT6 V-Sport. While the car itself…

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