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Top-rung Ford F-150 adds hybrid power

If you wonder how Ford keeps its F-150 pickup at the top of all vehicle sales, just check out the new 2021 model with 3.5-liter V6 Hybrid power.

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Mercedes turned its AMG branch loose to creat the stylish, hot-performing E53.

Right tires go beyond all-wheel-drive security

All-wheel-drive is common on top models, such as the Mercedes AMG E53, but the choice of tires still makes a difference in severe winter storms.

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'T-Rex' devours competition -- including Raptor

The battle for pickup supremacy has seen the recent rise of the Ram, which adds to its status with a 2021 Raptor-fighting TRX, boasting 702 supercharged Hellcat horsepower.

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Jeep's new Gladiator has been a hit, and it hits harder with a 3.0 EcoDiesel.

New diesels take on traditional pickups

New diesel pickups such as the Gladiator 3.0 EcoDiesel and Silverado 3.0 DuraMax add value, while the Toyota Tundra, ironically, may now be the most traditional pickup alternativ

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The air was colder than Lake Superior's water, creating steam as the Subaru WRX STI paused on the North Shore.

WRX STI still sets pace for Subarus

Subaru has added numerous new SUVs to its stable, but the virtually unchanged WRX STI remains pure and potent as an AWD hot rod.

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Smooth seams and striking design give the new Accord another annual upgrade in style.

Accord Hybrid vs. severe cold in novelty duel

Every year, the Honda Accord evolves to remain among the U.S. favorites, and for 2021 the Accord Hybrid meets all those criteria. even in severe cold.

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Defender has an all-new form to carry out all functions.

Winter storm? You need a Defender

After being stashed for over two decades, Land Rover has brought back its Defender model, with a modern tech approach to the same old values.

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The new "base" Mustang has an EcoBoost 4 as a bargain sporty coupe.

Stick brings Rapid Red Mustang 'Bob' to life

Ford has made all sorts of specialty versions of the Mustang during its six decades of life, but the new base model deserves a nickname, and I'm recommending "Bob."

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Hyundai's use of LG Chem's advanced lithium-ion-polymer hybrid battery is a step toward full-electric.

High-tech Sonata adds higher-tech Hybrid

Striking design of Hyundai's 2020 Sonata, coupled with addition of a Hybrid model, boosts Sonata to the top of the midsize segment.

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Bright leaves no match for Lexus LC500

The new era of Toyota design and performance is nearly upon us, and the Lexus LC500 might be the best example as the pinnacle of Toyota's upscale line,

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