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EFX Core Amp Installation Kits do the twist, cut noise

Ma Bell learned long ago that a certain amount of twists in a length of wire cuts noise. Scosche’s EFX Core Amp Installation Kits apply that to car audio.

Taliaferro Shift Cable Reinforcement Kit a step in the right direction

The guys at Genuine Saab designed an aluminum brace that should make the shift cable in my 9-3 more sturdy, eliminating most of its sluggishness. Does it?

Porsche with a plug: Confessions of a first-time PHEV user

My time with the Porsche Panamera S e-hybrid was very interesting, especially considering it was my first experience with a plug-in hybrid and my first time driving a car that would cost more to replace than my house. As with most first-time experiences, there was a learning curve.

McLaren P1 GTR is an unapologetic hybrid race car

The McLaren P1 GTR was unveiled last week as a “design concept” that, according to the automaker, aims to be the “most track-tailored and most-powerful produced by McLaren Special Operations to date.” Do we wish we could get some track time in one? Of course we do.

Secrets revealed: 2015 Ford F-150 seamless sliding rear window

When I heard about the 2015 Ford F-150′s seamless sliding rear window, I thought, “Why hasn’t this happened before?”

Ford, DTE Energy to cover 360 parking spaces in solar panels

It’s the ultimate solar carport: Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI headquarters will see 360 parking spaces covered by solar panels and get 30 new EV chargers charged by those solar panels.

The Lengthy Li: Backseat fun in the BMW 750Li

Luckily for those of us with children who aren’t entertained by simply looking out the windows, the BMW 750Li’s rear-seat entertainment system delivers.

Nearly six-figure Slade: ’15 Cadillac Escalade Platinum is $90K

Add a few options to the tech-laden 2015 Cadillac Escalade, and it’s not hard to imagine the price tag cracking the $100,000 barrier.

Don’t Ram it in! Use a Metra 2002-2005 Dodge Ram Retrofit

For those who cannot have another monthly payment, the 2002-2005 Dodge Ram is a pretty bulletproof choice. But that ye olde Mopar parts bin head unit has to go. Lucky, then, that Metra Electronics has released a 2002-2005 Dodge Ram retrofit kit for aftermarket head units.

Pioneer’s new head units make Bluetooth pairing a little easier

Everyone likes a smooth Bluetooth pairing experience.  No one like a Bluetooth fight.  So Pioneer figured out this novel approach.  Rather than cue up the head unit, go into the iPhone, find the Settings, make sure that the head unit hasn’t left the pairing sequence while you were digging thru the iPhone, find the car more »

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Mando designs three-wheel ESC for Elio Motors

When you plan to produce a three-wheel car as Elio Motors is planning, it makes your stability control strategy more, shall we say, interesting.

Officially official: Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is coming

Well, we told you so: The Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat is going to be a real thing. Four doors. Eight cylinders. Eight forward speeds. Seven hundred seven horsepower. And it’ll do the quarter in 11 seconds flat.