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Bandago Built This Van Rental Company on Rock and Roll

04.13.2016

If you’ve ever had to drive a rental car with more than two people and all their luggage, you know how important reliability and customer service can be. But you have no idea how critical a vehicle is for a band traveling from one date to the next across America.

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What the Heck is Joker Driving in “Suicide Squad?”

04.13.2016

Batman has the coolest wheels of all the superheroes. The Batmobile, in all its many guises, is the ultimate car for catching bad guys on the streets of Gotham. The Joker, however, intends to give him a run for the money in the upcoming movie Suicide Squad.

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BUYER’S GUIDE: Choosing a Car Dealership

04.12.2016

There are many decisions to be made when the time rolls around to buy your next car or truck.

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CRASH TESTS: 2016 Ford F-150 – Aluminum Beats Steel

04.12.2016

Ford’s 2016 F-150 is crowned the pickup safety leader, after new IIHS testing reveals it is the top large pickup in key tests.

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