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Friday 3 July 2015
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2015 Ford F-150

“Gaseous prep” package gives Ford pickup a cleaner-burning option:

Ford will offer the 2016 F-150 full-size pickup truck with an available “gaseous fuel-prep package” that enables its 5.0-liter...

2016 Chevrolet Camaro RS

Next Camaro shows “innovative” thinking:

Shedding 200 pounds of weight over the current model will give the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro coupe better fuel economy with more nimble and...


Up, Shiny Corvettes:

Parent company General Motors confirms that it will upgrade its Bowling Green, Ky. factory that exclusively produces the iconic sports car....


The 2016 Camaro, the good, the bad, but not the ugly:

The Sleuth’s first glimpse at Chevrolet’s latest pony car didn’t deliver the same heart-pumping thrills he experienced...


Charge on the go

Keeping your cell phone and other portable electronics fully juiced can be problematic if you’re nowhere near a plug-in power source....


Best car on the “block”

Over the years, the Barrett-Jackson name has become synonymous with auctions of collector and specialty cars, especially the annual event...


You gotta have pull

For people who have to have the latest and greatest tools in their shop, the Easypuller from Las Vegas Tools is worth a look This...


Double-duty creeper

Lots of mechanic types place (or misplace) their trust in jack stands, cinder blocks or other items used to prop up their vehicles while...


A Batmobile for the times:

For the movie “Batman v Superman” (release date: March 26, 2016), the vehicle piloted by The Caped Crusader reportedly weighs...


The return of the Dino . . . name:

First, last and always a Ferrari fan, Your Obedient Gumshoe hears that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) boss Sergio Marchionne has spilled...