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All About Cars - By Mike Blake

Mike Blake, former editor of KIT CAR magazine, joined Carlisle Events as senior automotive journalist in 2004. He's been a "car guy" since the 1960s and has been writing professionally for about 30 years.

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    2020 GMC Acadia Denali: New Face, New Engine and Infotainment, Added Sophistication

    Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020

    Re-engineered in 2017 for its second generation, the 2020 GMC Acadia mid-size crossover gets a facelift, a turbo engine option and many tech and in

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    2020 Toyota RAV4: Gaining Off-Road Cred and Advances in Tech and Suspension

    Tuesday, Mar 17, 2020

    The top-selling non-truck in America, and No. 4-selling vehicle overall is Toyota’s RAV4 with nearly 450,000 units sold in 2019. RAV4 launche

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    2020 Chrysler Pacifica: Family Luxury and Fully Loaded for Multipurpose

    Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020

    Chrysler discontinued its Town and Country minivan and replaced it with Pacifica for the 2016 model year and more than 400,000 have been sold in Am

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    2020 Lexus RX350: Luxury Midsize SUV Refreshes Styling and Connectivity

    Tuesday, Mar 3, 2020

    The Lexus RX came to life as a compact luxury SUV in 1998, and four generations of the soft-roader have seen it grow to mid-size status, gaining fo

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    2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE350 4Matic: Nothing Entry-level About this Entry-luxury SUV

    Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020

    The Mercedes-Benz GLE class of mid-size SUVs is considered by some to be an entry-level M-B or an entry-luxury SUV. But there’s nothing entry

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    2020 Kia Soul GT-Line: All-New Subcompact Urban Vehicle is Larger, Teched-up, More Powerful and Stylishly Hip

    Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020

    In 2005, Kia’s Irvine, California-based design team designed a 5-seat hatchback aimed at hip urban youths. They came up with a vehicle that w

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    2020 Toyota Highlander: Redesigned mid-size SUV is larger, Sculpted and Refined

    Tuesday, Feb 11, 2020

    Toyota’s mid-size SUV, Highlander, has been redesigned from the ground up for 2020, as a fourth-generation sports-ute that brings new, bold s

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    2020 Lincoln Corsair: Quiet, Luxurious, Compact Crossover Takes Flight

    Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020

    The legendary Vought F4U Corsair fighter planes flown by the US Navy and US Marines during WWII and the Korean War, were considered by many to be a

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    2020 Hyundai Palisade: All-new Midsize Crossover Brings Luxury and style to the Segment

    Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020

    There’s a new SUV flagship in the Hyundai fleet, as the all-new Hyundai Palisade enters the line-up, replacing the Santa Fe XL. Created as a

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    2020 Volvo V90: Family Luxury Car … is it a Crossover or a Wagon?

    Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

    The Volvo V90, marketed by the Swedish automaker since 2016, is a mid-size luxury wagon, often referred to as a Crossover. A big brother to Volvo's S9
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    2020 Toyota GR Supra: Back, Sensual and Sportier Than Ever

    Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020

    The sexy, sporty Toyota Supra began as a longer and wider derivative of the Toyota Celica line-up in 1978, and by 1986, for its third generation, b

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    2020 Ford Explorer: Continuing the Adventure with New Style, Power and Capabilities

    Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020

    After a nine-year run with its fifth generation, the Ford Explorer is all-new for 2020. America’s all-time best-selling SUV has been fully re

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    2020 Kia Telluride: Boxy is a Good Thing for this Rugged Luxury SUV

    Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019

    Named after a rugged former mining town that has become a trendy ski and golf destination in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains, the new 2020 Kia Tel

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    2019 Car of the Year: Jaguar I-PACE: Innovative all-Electric Crossover is Sleek, Fast, Fun and ‘Green’

    Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019

    Last week, our “Car Buy of the Year,” Top-10 list concentrated on the “best bang for the buck,” with the “green-orien

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    2019 Car Buy of the Year: 2019 Honda Insight Returns as a ‘Green’ Hybrid

    Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

    For the 15th consecutive year, ALL ABOUT CARS devotes its year-end columns to an overview of the top vehicles we tested and reviewed for the model yea
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    2019 Nissan Altima: Bringing Energy in an all-new Design and a Turbo Engine

    Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

    Currently the 6th best-selling sedan in America, Nissan’s Altima entered its 26th year with a redesign that Nissan execs say will “re-ener
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    2019 Kia Sorento: Sophisticated, rugged and tech-savvy CUV

    Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019

    The Kia Sorento is a mid-sized, five-door CUV that is into the fourth year of its third generation and is available as either a 5-seater or 7-

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    2019 Lexus RX350: Luxury SUV continues to perform, adds cosmetics and Alexa

    Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019

    Since its launch in 1998, the Lexus RX has offered a combination of SUV versatility and luxury sedan-like comfort, earning it status as America’
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    2019 Audi A6 3.0T: Revised mid-size luxury sedan gains in looks, performance and tech

    Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

    The 2019 Audi A6 is all-new for 2019, with changes in its architecture, engine and power; standard all-wheel-drive and the addition of innovative tech
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    2019 Subaru BRZ: Coupe is a Kick at the Track and First-Class in Town

    Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019

    Subaru’s version of the sports coupe, is the BRZ, launched in 2013 and co-developed with Toyota as part of its “86” series of gra

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