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2017 Lexus LX 570 Automotive News 

2017 Lexus LX 570 – Beauty and the Beast

The 2017 Lexus LX 570 on the surface is the height of beauty with its leather and wood-drenched cabin and all the latest in tech and safety, but with a beastly ability to tow trailers (up to 7,000 lbs). This is also an excellent choice if you have a large family and travel often since the LX 570 has three rows and seat eight. Taking this mammoth Lexus SUV 4×4 off-roading is highly recommended and enjoyable as its built like a tank and can handle the most challenging messy terrain. The 2017…

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Head to Head: 2017 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2017 Nissan Frontier Head to Heads & Advice 

Head to Head: 2017 Toyota Tacoma vs. 2017 Nissan Frontier

Today we are going to look at two tough contenders in the midsize pickup market, the Toyota Tacoma vs. the Nissan Frontier. The Tacoma has been the number one midsize pickup choice for over ten years. In 2017 it is available in six trims with a host of cab and bed configurations available. The Nissan Frontier is available in five trim levels this year and is in its second generation since debuting in 2004. Fans of the midsized pickup truck adore it for its utilitarian and classic work truck appeal,…

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Top Five Small SUVs of 2017 Head to Heads & Advice 

Top 5 Small SUVs of 2017

Did you know the small luxury SUV market is gaining strength and growing in leaps and bounds? More people than ever are choosing compact SUVs as an alternative to sedans or larger SUVs. It’s no wonder, with more room to haul gear and passengers as well as greater fuel economy and a more agile performance on the road, we share that love. With that, we bring you our top five small SUVs of 2017. 2017 Lexus RX In addition to its edgy new style this year the Lexus RX went…

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Car connectivity Automotive News 

FCA & Google Upgrade Our Car Connectivity Options

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Google (Alphabet) have joined forces for another project in car connectivity, using their award-winning Uconnect system. The collaboration will rely on the next generation in car connectivity, via Android open source. FCA and Google have used CES 2017 to illustrate the seamless integration of Android 7.0  and Uconnect, where they set up hands-on demos of the benchmark product. “Google is committed to building Android as a turn-key automotive platform that integrated deeply with the vehicle in a safe and seamless way. This collaboration with FCA…

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9T50 Nine-Speed Automotive News 

GM to Launch 9T50 Nine-Speed Automatic in 2017

There’s so much that is great on the horizon for automaker General Motors. By the end of 2017, GM hopes to have released its new 9T50 nine-speed automatic transmission on up to 10 models. Together with Ford, GM created the HydraMatic 9T50, which will be used on four Chevy models. It is believed the first to receive the new 9-speed automatic transmission will be the 2017 Chevrolet Malibu, followed by the 2017 Cruze Diesel and the 2018 Equinox. Fuel economy improvements are suggested to be gained with the bump up from…

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