Posts By: Rocco Penn

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    An Old Guide to a World that Proves it Right

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    As far back as 1955 a guide to the drivers you might meet on the road was published. This guide told us of several different types of drivers and with the technology in use today it seems this guide was more about predicting the future than we would have ever thought possible. If driving is… Read more »

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    Same Car Attracting a Different Crowd

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    If I were to tell you there is a company that has already had a failure with a product that plans to launch the same product once again with extremely limited improvements you would think this is doomed for failure once again. Even though this is a risk that seems to be doomed to instant… Read more »

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    Is the Tesla Model S Expanding to the P100D?

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    Tesla has used the Model S as its basis and sounding board for expansion for a few years now. This car starts out at a base model with a 70 kWh batter pack in rear-wheel drive and moves up to the P90D with AWD and a 90 kWh battery pack. The software included on this… Read more »

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    A Look at the New Cadillac XT5 Crossover SUV

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    With the SRX finally done serving its time Cadillac wasted no time coming up with a new crossover SUV that will be the basis for many of the different SUV models from GM. This new XT5 will be a fantastic beginning to what can be the XT4, XT6 and even a three row XT7. With… Read more »

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    A Look Back In Motorsports

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    The racetrack is a place where we can fully admire some of the fastest and most perfectly built cars that have ever been made. At the track we see race teams that work to gain just about every advantage and find what they need in order to have the one sliver of a chance of… Read more »

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    FCA Needs Help and the Workers are Paying the Price

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    For many companies the top selling vehicles by volume are typically some of the smaller ones that are the most affordable. This is not the case for FCA, especially the Chrysler and Dodge portions of the company. FCA has been looking for a partner for some time to help built the Dodge Dart and now… Read more »

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    Using Some of the Tools in the Box

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    When your company name is FCA or VW Group the reality is you have a wide reach in the market with many different brands under your umbrella. In other words there are a lot of tools in the toolbox that can be used to create something amazing if only you find the right combination. The… Read more »

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    A Large SUV Battle

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    When you look to the large SUVs of the world you see fewer and fewer of the body on frame designs and many more of the unibody versions. Even at the top of many lineups this is true as we have turned our passion toward SUVs that drive more like a sedan and much less… Read more »

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    Musk Not Worried About Competition; Apple Creating its Own Car

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    When it comes to new technology, we look to Apple to be a leader in the world of smartphones and Elon Musk and Tesla as tech leaders in the automotive industry.  When asked if he was concerned about the competition Apple could bring in to the automotive world and whether or not Apple was making… Read more »

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    What Car Features do You Want?

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    As technology and features have gotten even better over the years there are many features we want to see in our cars and don’t want to live without them.  Some features do help you drive the car such as the active driver assistance features of adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assistance, pre-collision warnings and many… Read more »