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Ford GT and Acura NSX

01.14.2015

In keeping with a Detroit show that largely reflected the two great realities of today’s automobile business – high industry profits and cheap gas – it was only fitting that two, new supercars would formally debut.

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Buick Avenir

01.13.2015

"Avenir, we are told,  is French for portending the future, and as future portents go, we’ve seen worse." More on this Buick concept from the Detroit Auto Show, right here. 

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Down the Rabbit Hole

01.13.2015

Who pays when a mechanic goes down the rabbit hole? Car Talk weighs in on whether Danny's mechanic should refund him for a misdiagnosis. 

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Volkswagen Cross-Coupe GTE Concept

01.13.2015

Volkswagen wants to be the world's top volume carmaker by 2018. Will it happen? Not if they keep cranking out SUVs and neglecting the unusually efficient, well-made small cars that made them popular in the U.S. when they first arrived.

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