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The 2020 Ford Explorer: All-New and Ready to Explore America

Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford kicked off the reveal of the all-new Ford Explorer by recounting how his great grandfathers, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone and their group of…

Ford Motor Company Chairman Bill Ford kicked off the reveal of the all-new Ford Explorer by recounting how his great grandfathers, Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone and their group of friends, Thomas Edison included, would take to the road on camping trips in the summer. This road crew became known as the “Vagabonds” and according to Mr. Ford they embodied the spirit of exploration that from the very beginning has been at the core of Ford Motor Company.

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LIVING Behind the Wheel

Linda Ronstadt sang Heart Like a Wheel, but for many of L.A’s homeless, it’s the home that’s like a wheel. Ami Pascual Spear explains why people are taking to the…

Linda Ronstadt sang Heart Like a Wheel, but for many of L.A’s homeless, it’s the home that’s like a wheel. Ami Pascual Spear explains why people are taking to the roads.

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GOING SOLO (Valley Edition)

In case you missed the recent LA Auto Show there’s (yet another) new wave of upstart (er… startup) automobile manufacturers coming on-line even as the Big Three (almost in panic…

In case you missed the recent LA Auto Show there’s (yet another) new wave of upstart (er… startup) automobile manufacturers coming on-line even as the Big Three (almost in panic mode it seems) jettison their compact and sedan lines in favor of trucks, SUVs, and crossovers.

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Traveling through the past and present of the Green Book

There’s the movie, the book, and then there’s the local backstory: For 30 years, Victor Green helped travelers navigate their way through a segregated America—including a segregated Los Angeles.

There’s the movie, the book, and then there’s the local backstory: For 30 years, Victor Green helped travelers navigate their way through a segregated America—including a segregated Los Angeles.

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Tundra Owner Melts Truck Evacuating Patients from Camp Fire, Toyota Will Replace

Allyn Pierce, a registered nurse, risked his life and sacrificed his truck to save lives while his hometown of Paradise, California burned. Toyota steps up and offers a brand new…

Allyn Pierce, a registered nurse, risked his life and sacrificed his truck to save lives while his hometown of Paradise, California burned. Toyota steps up and offers a brand new Tundra.

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Do I need a car to visit California?

Visiting California without a car… Is that really doable? Contrary to popular belief, for a young couple visiting from Europe, it turned out to be a breeze.

Visiting California without a car… Is that really doable? Contrary to popular belief, for a young couple visiting from Europe, it turned out to be a breeze.

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New California HOV sticker applications to roll out in October

The DMV will begin mailing partially completed applications for the new California HOV lane sticker after October 1, 2018 to all those who obtained their green or white stickers on…

The DMV will begin mailing partially completed applications for the new California HOV lane sticker after October 1, 2018 to all those who obtained their green or white stickers on or after January 1, 2017, according to California’s Department of Motor Vehicles.

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In Search of the First Datsun 510 Street Tuner in the USA

Way back before “The Fast and the Furious” made it onto the silver screen. Before Hot Import Nights first came to town. Before hot rodding a Honda or Acura was…

Way back before “The Fast and the Furious” made it onto the silver screen. Before Hot Import Nights first came to town. Before hot rodding a Honda or Acura was the dream of every high school gearhead in the San Gabriel Valley. Before import tuners were known as import tuners, and even before Nissan was known as Nissan here in the States, there was the Datsun 510.

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Volvo’s 39 minutes of fame

Being a fan of Volvo, for their safety and… bla bla… Mainly because I’m half-Swedish, I decided to follow up on the article we published just a little while ago…

Being a fan of Volvo, for their safety and… bla bla… Mainly because I’m half-Swedish, I decided to follow up on the article we published just a little while ago about the interesting way Volvo was releasing their most exclusive S60 sedans, the Volvo S60 T8 Polestar Engineered: only through their mobile app(!)…

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