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Great American Road Trips and Cars: Part 3

For Volume 3 of Great American Road Trips and Cars, we focus on a trip that is shorter in distance, but not less in awesome site seeing, good eats, people-watching opportunities, and a boatload of car bonding potential. Boston to Cape Cod, Massachusetts If you want to do Boston to Cape Cod, you better buckle up and get yourself a buggy that can withstand some hazardous road conditions and off-roading (think: Sand Dunes in Wellfleet, Truro, and Provincetown on Cape Cod). We just figured we’d get that out of the…

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75th Anniversary Jeep Automotive News 

Happy 75th Anniversary Jeep!

The Jeep is seventy-five years old and still going strong. Back in the day, circa 1941 WWII, the military commissioned a “light reconnaissance vehicle,” to equip American soldiers at battle. ­­The Willy’s MB jeep was born. These Government or General Purpose vehicles were called GPs, which eventually morphed into “Jeep.” Just drop the two syllables of “GP” to the one syllable of “Jeep” and you see how this was a likely evolution. It didn’t take long for civilian models of the Jeep to appear on the market. Though the birthday…

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2015 Chevrolet Trax Review Automotive News Head to Heads & Advice 

Which Subcompact Crossover Is the Best for You?

Crossovers, in general, seem to be taking over the world, and the subcompact crossover segment is heating up as well with newcomers like the Honda HR-V and the Jeep Renegade. However, there are many other options to consider. With that in mind, we decided to take a closer look at the segment and help you figure out which subcompact crossover best fits your wants and needs. Let’s take a look. Honda HR-V: The Honda HR-V is one of the latest offerings to the subcompact crossover segment. Offered by one of…

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History of Cars: Post-World War II

Americans had been fascinated by vehicles prior to the era of World Wars and they brought new fascinations back from the war with them. In this, the second part of the History of American Cars, we’ll take a look at the vehicles post-World War II and how people made them theirs.   Willies for Life One of the most iconic vehicles that came from the roads of World War II: the Willy’s MB, also known as the Jeep. This 4×4 vehicle took whatever the war had and pushed right back,…

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Update for FCA’s Uconnect Brings Siri Eyes Free

FIAT-Chrysler has updated their Uconnect infotainment system for many Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and RAM vehicles made between 2013 and 2015. The new update brings Apple’s Siri Eyes Free to the Uconnect system for nearly two million Uconnect-equipped vehicles! “With the addition of the Siri Eyes Free feature for later model-year vehicles, more customers will have an opportunity to integrate their iPhones with Uconnect while keeping their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road,” says Tricia Hecker, Global Head of Connected Services, FCA. Siri Eyes Free is a component…

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