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Year-long break in reviews was no vacation!

After 50 years of writing an auto review every week, it was unusual to take some time off -- and also unintentional. Funny how the term "cardiac arrest" takes new meaning when it

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Maverick, Tremor bridge Ford truck span

Ford has spent several generations battling to the top of the truck market. The new Maverick compact FWD is at the light-duty end, while the F150 adds a Tremor version,

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Polestar, e-tron, Ioniq 5, EV6 top TC Auto Show

The 49th Twin Cities Auto Show runs through Sunday, May 22, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds, with an array of electric vehicles amid the new-car displays. And even fair food!

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Mustang Mach-E strikes stunning pose with a calm Lake Superior background.

Mach-E fits inside Ford's Mustang corral

Familiar form of the Ford Mustang has been expanded to adoprt the new Mach-E -- a pure electric vehicle with 270 miles of range and hot acceleraton.

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Ford Raptor gains capability every generation, conquers blizzards with ease.

Raptor easily blows through 14-inch snowstorm

Ford builds F150 pickups for almost every imaginable owner niche, but the Raptor stands out as the pinnacle of the entire segment.

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Chicago Auto Show renews hope in EVs, cars

The Chicago Auto Show runs through February 21, 2022, and while limited in size, shows our future electric vehicles, such as the Kia EV9 concept.

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A few styling quirks set the 2022 Mitsubishi Outlander apart from the herd of compact SUVs.

Outlander proves Mitsubishi is alive and well

Mitsubishi once delivered several engines and subcompacts to Chrysler, but hopes to revive its U.S. presence with a redesigned Outlander SUV.

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Bronco versatility includes 2-door, stick shift

Ford's popular Bronco comes in two sizes, and the larger version has a 2-door available, and its larger, more rugged size is aimed at off-roading.

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4Runner adds loaded TRD Sport

Toyota already is through four generations of the venerable 4Runner, and for 2022, it adds a flashy TRD Sport model that expands its versatility

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Grand Cherokee gets the 'L' in there for 2022

When Jeep brought out the fifth generation of the Grand Cherokee for 2021, it added a stylish "L" version, elongated to contain a third-row seat.

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