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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.

  • 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ: Trailering and safety upgrades added to a refined, yet tough truck

    Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017

    Perennially, the No.2-selling vehicle line in the United States is the Chevrolet Silverado family of trucks. General Motors introduced its first picku
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  • 2017 Ford F-150: 100 years of toughness and success for ‘America’s Truck’

    Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

    In 1900, Henry Ford built his third vehicle – a truck, but it wasn’t until 1917 that Ford Motor Co. launched its first truck line, with the 1917 Ford
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  • 2017 Toyota Tundra: Brawny, Thoughtful and Comfortable

    Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017

    Marketed to be big, bold and strong for work, adaptable for play and elegant for entertainment, Toyota’s Tundra continues in its third generation that
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  • 2017 Chrysler 200: Style meets performance in mid-size sedan

    Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

    With the marketing slogan “Design that Excites,” Chrysler has positioned its 2017 200 as an elegant vehicle that exceeds expectations for a mid-size c
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  • 2017 Dodge Charger R/T: Fifty years of muscle and style

    Thursday, Jul 6, 2017

    When the Dodge Charger first hit the scene in 1965, it was a Dart GT-based muscle car that blazed around town with a 235-hp 273ci. (about 4.5 liters)
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  • 2017 Ram 1500 Rebel: Powerful, Sporty and Distinctive

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Dodge has been building trucks since 1917, and it introduced the Ram to the light-duty market in 1994. With angular styling and its iconic black honey
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  • 2017 Chevrolet Malibu: Dependable Mid-Size is packed with amenities

    Thursday, Jun 22, 2017

    In today’s world of demanding things you can depend on, Chevrolet’s Malibu fills that requirement and adds style and performance to the mix, as for th
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  • 2017 Chevrolet Camaro: 50 Years of ‘Pony’ Car Performance

    Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

    Looking great and performing young for being 50 years old, the 2017 Chevrolet Camaro continues to make history. Launched in 1967 to compete in the “Po
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  • 2018 Lexus LC 500: Innovative Luxury Coupe is a car of the future, today

    Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

    We have discussed in this column that some companies like to get a psychological jump on competition by postdating their cars (e.g. putting out a “201
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  • 2017 Ford Shelby GT350: Not Your Typical Mustang

    Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

    The original Ford Shelby GT350 was a high-performance Mustang derivative that galloped onto the scene in 1965. Exhilarating and exciting, the Gen-1 GT
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  • 2017 JAGUAR XE: The New ‘Cat’ purrs with entry-level sports luxury

    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    There’s a new “Cat” in town. Jaguar has filled its lair with an entry-level luxury sports sedan, the XE, to attract Cat lovers to elegance at Jag’s mo
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  • 2017 Honda Accord: Stylish, sporty and technologically advanced

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    First launched in 1976, the Honda Accord began as a compact hatchback, moved into the mid-size arena in 1990 and has been a full-size sedan since 2008
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  • 2017 Volvo S90: New Midsize Luxury Sedan Makes a Strong First Impression

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    Volvo has launched a new flagship, its all-new midsize luxury sedan, the S90, that replaces the S80 in its lineup. Marketed as a vehicle that celebrat
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  • 2017 Mazda CX-9: Flagship Crossover combines style and function

    Tuesday, May 2, 2017

    Mazda launched its CX-9 in 2006, as a midsize three-row crossover that laughed in the face of standard SUV boxiness, and offered more carlike handling
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  • 2017 Ford Escape: No.2-selling Blue Oval tweaks exterior, cabin and engines

    Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

    Debuting for the 2001 model year, the Ford Escape was once referred to as the “Baby Explorer”. Now, five years into its third generation, Escape is fi
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  • 2017 Acura TLX: Luxury Sedan Remains Premium While Facelift Looms Ahead

    Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

    Model Year 2017 is barely into its halfway point, and some carmakers have already begun springing the 2018s on us. So when you read this review of the
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  • 2017 Buick LaCrosse: All-new design adds power, performance and sophistication

    Thursday, Apr 13, 2017

    What began as a mid-size replacement for Buick’s Century and Regal sedans in 2004 (for the 2005 model year), the 2017 LaCrosse begins its third genera
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  • 2017 Infiniti QX30: Compact Luxury Crossover shares German traits

    Thursday, Apr 6, 2017

    The all-new Infiniti QX30 premium active crossover was created for a new generation of premium buyers who appreciate category-defying design inside an
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  • 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Award-Winning Premium SUV Continues to Perform

    Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

    Arguably the first sports-utility or multi-purpose vehicle built, Jeep began the concept with its General Purpose military transport in 1941. Its Gran
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  • 2017 Honda CR-V: Compact Crossover is larger, roomier and aggressively styled

    Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

    The Honda CR-V has been the best-selling entry-SUV since its launch in 1995 as the Comfortable Runabout Vehicle. It debuted as a small SUV that met th
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