Daily Archives: May 16, 2015

2 killed, 2 critically injured in Fort Myers crash

2 killed, 2 critically injured in Fort Myers crash
An elderly man and woman, both passengers in a Kia Sorento crossover SUV, were killed in the three-vehicle crash, which occurred about 5:35 p.m. in front of Bridge Plaza, Florida Highway Patrol reports. Susan Burns, 70, of Cape Coral, and 68-year-old …
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Report: Sergio Marchionne wants Jeep to build a Range Rover competitor

Report: Sergio Marchionne wants Jeep to build a Range Rover competitor
Jeep is known to be working on a larger(rumor one, two, three), full-size crossover SUV to sit above the current Grand Cherokee, which could now be considered more of a midsize crossover. That model is said to be a spiritual successor to the original …
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Car Wars: Why GM's Volt slogs while Tesla's Model S soars

Car Wars: Why GM's Volt slogs while Tesla's Model S soars
Tesla, the long-shot, goes from strength to strength, selling all the cars it can make while it builds a battery mega-factory in the desert and prepares to launch its third electric model, a crossover SUV. Through April, Automotive News figures show …
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2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition is like driving a ray of sunshine

2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek Special Edition is like driving a ray of sunshine
We drove both the gas and hybrid models and found the hybrid higher on the fun to drive meter. 2015 XV Hybrid gets the same 2.0-liter Subaru Boxer engine, but uses a slightly higher compression ratio (10.8:1) than in the standard gas model (10.5:1 …
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