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12 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 2,059 views
Toyota-More Challenges than Recalls

Can you identify this car?

Of course you can.  It’s a Toyota Avalon, right?

But did you know that this is the 2011 Toyota Avalon, freshly introduced at this week’s Chicago Auto Show?

Neither did we.

Which highlights why, in the long run,  we fear that Toyota’s problems run a lot deeper than the current recalls suggest.

Toyota is proud of its new Avalon.  And they should be.  It’s got plenty of wonderful new features including an industry first reclining rear seat in  its market …

Auto Shows, Events, Ford, Sports Utility Vehicles / Crossovers »

12 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 2,125 views
Ford Unveils 2011 Edge at Chicago Auto Show

Ford has always been a master of making the best of  mid cycle refreshes—and that’s very much the case with the 2011 Ford Edge, introduced today at the Chicago Auto show.

The car has some obvious changes all around style wise, and it also includes some pretty important new features as well.

“The new Edge demonstrates how a refresh at Ford has become more than just a few design and interior tweaks,” explains Elaine Bannon, chief engineer. “We have taken every element …

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