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    What Is Subaru Starlink?

    If you’ve ever heard Subaru talk about "Starlink" but wasn't sure what the company meant, don't worry, we’ve got you covered. Simply put, Starlink is a pair of in-vehicle systems that provide......

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    10 Cars with Teenage Driving Monitoring Devices

    If your kids are getting behind the wheel for the first time, you will find this list of cars with teenage driving monitoring systems handy. Different vehicles offer different......

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    10 Ways Car Buyers See the Future of Autonomous Cars

    Our look at the way car buyers see the future of autonomous cars comes at an important time for the industry. Although the recent tragedy in Arizona has paused testing on......

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    What is Adaptive Cruise Control?

    The exponential growth of adaptive cruise control in today’s automobiles — not only on expensive luxury liners but on cheaper cars as well — means we all need to learn and......

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    Types of Hybrid Vehicle Powertrains Explained

    It’s a hybrid — confused yet? Truth is, the word “hybrid” encompasses a number of different powertrains, each with a unique architecture that drives the......

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    6 Types of Car Headlights Explained

    Automotive lighting has changed significantly in the past 130 years, evolving into one of the most sophisticated, and expensive, components of today’s vehicles. Early headlights......

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    Porsche PDK vs Manual Transmission Comparison Review

    The crank starter was automated 100 years ago. The choke valve was automated 40 years ago. Cruise control was automated 20 years ago. The list of vehicle advancements that......

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    5 Common Car Transmission Types

    In the good “old days” — way back in 1985 — new cars and trucks were offered with a choice between a manual and an automatic transmission. The decision was......

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    Ford F-150 Aluminum Body Review

    Five years from now the world will know if Ford‘s decision to use aluminum instead of steel for the passenger cabin and cargo bed of its all-new F-150 pickup was a brilliant move or an......

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    What is Mercedes Night View Assist with Spotlight Function

    Many of the higher-end vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Rolls-Royce, and Cadillac are offered with an innovative night vision system for improved visibility......