REVIEW: 2015 Hyundai Santa Fe LTD Keeps Doing What Hyundai Does Best

The Hyundai Santa Fe continues to show off what Hyundai does best. It is a well-designed, appealing SUV with many of the features common to luxury vehicles. The difference is the price tag which is comfortably south of luxury car territory.

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Ford Places a Wager on Smart Mobility and Electric Bikes

It’s using words like “multimodal urban travel solutions” and “flexible use and ownership of vehicles,” but the message is clear: Ford thinks the at least part of the solution for our transportation challenges in urban areas might be not selling you a car. It’s an ambitious plan called Ford Smart Mobility, and last week, Ford announced its plan to implement it.

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8 Great Automotive Facebook Pages To Follow

We generate a ton of content here, between what we’re posting on BestRide.com and the content that we’re starting to produce for our pals at CarTalk.com. Sure we follow all the magazine and popular blog Facebook pages to stay up to date, but we also keep a close eye on Facebook pages as a source of stories. Seven have really stood out as daily must-reads for car people. They’re our

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NHTSA Safety Recall Update – July 1, 2015

This week’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) safety recall update is quite significant. It includes vehicles from several diverse continents. Here are the three that involve more than 100,000-units. All totaled, these three manufacturers are recalling over one-and-a quarter-million-units. Log on to BestRide.com frequently for the latest NHTSA safety recall updates, automotive news and views, and millions of listings on new and used cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs. You

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Crazy Wrap Turns a Shiny New Volkswagen into a Rusted Wreck

There’s something about having a shiny new car in your driveway that puts a smile on your face. It’s so darn perfect without a single scratch or dent and paint the shines as bright as the noonday sun. Eventually, it will look nowhere near as nice, especially if you live where there is snow. Snow means salt and sand on the roads and that stuff destroys shiny cars. One guy

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Battle of the Network Cop Cars: The Best Police Cars From 1960s and 1970s TV

The cars detectives drove on TV get all the attention, like Thomas Magnum’s Ferrari, Rick Simon’s Dodge Power Wagon or even Enos Strate’s beat up Chevelle on the spinoff from the Dukes of Hazzard. But what about the stalwart police cruisers from the TV shows of the 1970s and 1980s? Where’s the love for the black-and-white? Here’s some of the most memorable, in somewhat chronological order

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Nissan Announces Increased Leaf Driving Range, Will It Matter?

Nissan is hoping to boost sales of the Leaf electric vehicle by debuting a mid-cycle refresh with improved driving range. This new Leaf could come as soon as early August with the automaker wasting no time in trying to revive the car’s slowing sales. Is it enough to make a difference and get people behind the wheel of the Leaf?

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2016 Chevrolet Cruze: My, How You’ve Grown

Chevy is debuting a new Cruze for 2016, and it has many competitive features. It is also longer, which got us thinking about what “compact” means these days.

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National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park Will Defy Order to Cease Operation Within 24 Hours

The Bowling Green Daily News reports that the National Corvette Museum Motorsports Park — a racing facility associated with the National Corvette Museum — has been issued a Notice Of Violation in response to complaints from neighbors about noise. The notice gave the facility 24 hours to cease event-related and building construction activities. Just hours ago, the paper reported that the track will defy that order and hold an event

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Randy Tefft is Riding a 35-mph ROKON 2WD Motorcycle Across America for the Wounded Warrior Project

ROKON is one of the last motorcycle manufacturers in America. They build a lightweight, two-wheel drive motorcycle at their facility in Rochester, New Hampshire that has a top speed of about 35-mph. Randy Tefft is riding one from Portsmouth, New Hampshire to Malibu, California to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.

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