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IIHS Claims Marijuana Legalization Causes Crashes

It’s always nice to get a break from the endless stream of industry marketing materials about electrification, though this week’s impromptu theme still involves going green. Following news that General Motors is considering changing its drug testing policies to exclude marijuana, there has been heavy coverage of an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study claiming […]

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Rare Rides: The 1986 Rover SD1 Vanden Plas, Style, Luxury, and Utmost Quality

We’ve featured exactly two Rover vehicles in this series so far, which were the predecessor and successor of today’s SD1. Like the P6 before it and the 800 series after, the SD1 was the flagship executive car in Rover’s lineup. The SD1 entered production in 1976, as British Leyland concluded the long-lived P6. P6 was […]

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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L First Drive – The Three-Row for the Jeep Stan

Jeep has offered all sorts of different utility vehicles over the years – it’s sort of the brand’s thing – but it hasn’t recently offered a three-row crossover. The last one it sold was the Commander, which left the market a decade ago. I quite honestly forgot the Commander even existed – and I started […]

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GM Increases Investment Into Electrification, Stellantis Promises Four New EVs

There is plenty of electrification news this week, despite the brunt of consumers remaining seemingly disinterested in the automotive segment that’s entirely dependent upon batteries. General Motors recently announced that it would be increasing its EV investments through 2025 to $35 billion, noting that some amount of the funding will also be going toward autonomous vehicle […]

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2022 Honda Civic Hits Stores Today

If you’ve been missing the Honda Civic, the wait is over. Starting at $22,695, including $995 for destination, the new Civic is now officially on sale, at least in sedan form. That price gets you into a base LX, which includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that makes 158 horsepower and pairs […]

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