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  • Kevin Harvick wins at Michigan for NASCAR-high 7th victory of year

    BROOKLYN, Mich. - Kevin Harvick capped off his father-son weekend by dominating a race and putting 6-year-old son Keelan in the passenger seat to hold the flapping, checkered flag out of the window. "That was definitely way up there on the bucket list," Harvick said. Harvick broke a tie atop NASCAR's Big 3 by easily winning at Michigan International Speedway for his Cup-high seventh victory of the season. His No. 4 Ford finished 3-plus seconds...

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  • Scientists may have solved one of the biggest problems holding back hydrogen-powered vehicles

    Supplied, CSIRO A number of the world's biggest car companies, including Toyota, Hyundai and BMW, are betting on hydrogen as a future fuel source. One of the biggest challenges facing the hydrogen fuel industry is its transportation and storage. Australian scientists at the CSIRO may have found a way of getting over this hurdle. One of the biggest obstacles the hydrogen fuel industry is faced with — its transportation and storage — may have been solved by scientists at the CSIRO. With some of...

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  • The 11 best-selling pickup trucks in America so far this year

    Kelley Blue Blue released the data for the best-selling pick-up trucks in America in 2018. More than 1.4 million pickup trucks have been sold through the first half of the year.  The top-3 best-selling trucks in 2018 are the Ford F-Series, Chevrolet Silverado, and Ram Pickup. The cars that saw the largest year-over-year drop in sales were the Honda Ridgeline, Nissan Titan, and Ram Pickup.  The U.S. auto market has been strong in the first two quarters of 2018. More than 8.6 million cars have...

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  • Chase Elliott wins at Watkins Glen, his first Cup victory

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - Like father, like son. Mired in a confounding losing streak since the start of his NASCAR Cup career in 2016, Chase Elliott finally broke into the win column Sunday, holding off road-course ace Martin Truex Jr. at Watkins Glen. The son of Hall of Famer Bill Elliott, who also won his first Cup race on a road course (Riverside in 1983 in his 124th start), Chase celebrated a triumph he will cherish. Out of fuel after the finish, he was pushed...

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  • These are the 10 cars that drivers keep the longest after buying them brand new

    iSeeCars.com analyzed over six million cars to find out which ones owners keep the longest after buying them brand new.  They found five of the top-10 cars kept by owners the longest were SUVs. The Ford Expedition is the car drivers keep the longest after purchase, with an average of nine years in the hands of the original owner. The iSeeCars.com CEO said SUVs dominate the list because they tend to be good for families.  Cars are special purchases. In some ways, the car we choose to drive is a...

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  • We drove a $42,000 Toyota Highlander and a $40,000 Volkswagen Atlas to see which one is the better family SUV — here's the verdict

    The Toyota Highlander is one of the best selling midsize crossover SUVs in the US while the Volkswagen Atlas is a popular newcomer to the segment.  The base 2018 Toyota Highlander starts $31,230 while the top-of-the-line Hybrid Limited Platinum model starts at $48,480. The base 2018 Volkswagen Atlas starts at $30,750 while the top-spec SEL Premium with 4Motion starts at $48,740. The Toyota Highlander's superior refinement, build quality, and usability edges out the Volkswagen's superior driving...

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