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The ultimate parking pass: FordPass® helps you find a parking space and then pay for it

I thought it was one of the great marvels of modern manufacturing  when cars that could park themselves were first introduced. But how do you find that elusive parking spa?e. Ford has a solution for that, too. You can… (more)
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Eight reasons why the 2016 Ford Mustang is better than Cinderella’s coach

POWER: Cinderella’s coach is powered by 2 horses that need lots or rest breaks and frequent fresh carrots. The 2016 Ford Mustang I drove is powered by a V-8 engine.If you opt for the 6-speed manual, you’ll enjoy the… (more)
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Audi A3 e-tron®: an electrifying vehicle

Forward-thinking, trend-setting, innovative – all of these words adequately describe Audi’s first attempt at entrance to the electric world. And, although this plug-in hybrid yields a flagship design for the luxury vehicle market, signature markings (like the grille rings) make… (more)
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Elegant Acura ILX Exceeds Expectations

The 2016 Acura ILX is a very classy, high performing sedan, and it looks great too.My test model gleamed in Crystal Pearl with an ebony interior, and featured such special luxury touches as a power moon roof with tilt features,… (more)
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The 2014 Ford Fiesta: Updated Ford Fiesta Brings More to the Party

Already a comeback darling of the automotive world, the 2014 Fiesta has been re-thought and re-drawn for this model year, with a new, performance-oriented ST trim level, more standard features, and the availability of updated MyFordTouch electronics/telematics system.  From… (more)
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Toyota Prius C: The newest in the Prius family will help you “C” Green

Recently, due to the popularity of its Hybrid Prius model, Toyota decided to expand the family by adding three new models, the Prius Plug-in, the Prius V (as station wagon style Prius), and the model I have been driving recently,… (more)

General Motors makes a great showing in the Texas Automotive Writers Auto Roundup

GM vehicles were named as Compact Car of Texas for the 2013 Buick Verano Turbo, Full-Size Car of Texas for the new 2014 Chevrolet Impala 2LZ , Performance Sedan of Texas for the 2013 Cadillac ATS Premium Collection ,… (more)
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American Automakers Propelling Auto Sales

Buoyed by strong sales from American automakers, the auto industry appears to be continuing its recovery from the financial collapse of 2008. American automakers showed stronger growth this March than their import counterparts. The success of the Detroit Three shows… (more)
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The Terrain Denali: Ditch the Soccer Mom Hair and Hop into some razor cut Style.

I had the pleasure of taking the Terrain Denali out for a spin through the streets and highways of Dallas. To say I was surprised by the performance and the phenomenal creature comforts would be an understatement.    The… (more)
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The Future is Now With The Chevy Volt

 I can only imagine the excitement when Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity or Thomas Edison used it to power a light bulb.  But I can enjoy the excitement generated by General Motors after launching its electric car, the… (more)
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I Love Love Love the Flex!

I'm a child of the 70s. It was a time of adventure, spontaneous exploration and big cars. When I got a call from Ford to review the 2013 Ford Flex, I began to have flashbacks and groovy feelings. When the (more)
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2013 Lexus GS 350: One cool car

Despite a Texas summer of back to back 100-degree temperatures, the 2013 Lexus GS 350 proved to be a cool ride. When my editor, Madelyn Miller, asked me to take this bright red beauty for a whirl, I did… (more)
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What do I have in common with Jennifer Lopez?

2012 Fiat 500C  The wow factor of this car is obvious even while it is parked. I saw people noticing this car wherever I went. And while I have none of the star power of the brand’s spokesperson, Jennifer… (more)
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Escape from the Ordinary Vehicle Options

Anyone who knows me understands that the trunk is one of the most important aspects of a car to me. So when I was invited to test drive the 2013 Ford Escape in San Francisco I was really looking forward (more)
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Paris Pinball Park

Securing a parking spot in a crowded city like Paris is no easy task. But there's no better place to demonstrate the capabilities of Ford's active park assist. With two parked cars acting as bumpers and flanking an open parking (more)