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2005

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The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

The Morning Call and Mcall.com's view

By Larry Printz on December 2, 2005

When it comes to gas guzzlers, American automakers always get the blame, even though many foreign automakers build vehicles every bit as thirsty.Consider the Nissan Titan pick-up truck's OPEC-... Read More
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AZCentral.com's view

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on November 26, 2005

There was some snickering a few years back when General Motors bought failing Daewoo, a South Korean automaker that never quite hit its stride in the U.S. market.Daewoo built OK cars, but the lack ... Read More
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Los Angeles Times's view

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on November 16, 2005

Curve dancing done well requires good music and a nimble automobile. No ordinary car will do. No truck need apply. You can't salsa with a wimp. You can't tango with an elephant.Curve danc... Read More
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Mother Proof's view

Mother Proof's view

By Colette Fischer on October 16, 2005

My planned girls' weekend getaway has my tummy doing twists and twirls. I am giddy with joy as I pack my luggage into the 2005 Toyota Avalon. My bed-ready pajama-clad preschooler is as excited... Read More
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The Sacramento Bee's view

The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on October 14, 2005

One of the great regrets of my auto-reviewing career has been that I apparently instill fear in the good people at Porsche.I know this because I rarely have had the opportunity to test drive the co... Read More
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Mother Proof's view

Mother Proof's view

By Christa Fruchtl on October 14, 2005

As a new mother, I just don't feel as sexy, classy, or sophisticated as I use to. In the past, I dressed for the occasion. I find that the transition from always wearing the latest fashions to... Read More
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Our view: 2005 Toyota Avalon

Our view: 2005 Toyota Avalon

By Mike Hanley on October 12, 2005

The Toyota Avalon full-size sedan is one of the few cars I've experienced whose backseat holds as much appeal as the driver's seat, if not more. Even though the Avalon's rear-seat ac... Read More
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Star-Telegram.com's view

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on October 7, 2005

Jaguar's decision to bring a wagon to market rather than a beefy, gas-guzzling SUV might have had nothing to do with the threat of rising gasoline prices.After all, the British automaker made ... Read More
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AZCentral.com's view

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on September 24, 2005

Way back when even the Rolling Stones were young, conversion vans were simple and usually homemade. With a thick swath of shag carpeting, some wood paneling, eight-track tape deck and maybe a black... Read More
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The Detroit Newspapers's view

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on September 21, 2005

BMW's Z4 has not created much of a stir since its arrival two years ago. Built in South Carolina, the two-seat roadster has polarized prospective buyers with a much more radical exterior desig... Read More
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