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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Car Q&A with Jim MacPherson

    Jim Q_A Q: My wife and I are looking to purchase a 2010 RAV 4 V6. However, we have concerns about the gas mileage after reading various blogs indicating people were getting between 15 and 18 mpg while paying "close attention" to their driving habits....
  • Ford Super Duty F-350

    Ford Super Duty F-350
    Driving a Ford F-350 Crew Cab pickup truck with four-wheel drive and the off-road package raised me almost to the level of “big rig” drivers. You sit high and enjoy a commanding view ahead.   Driving this truck also meant I picked up a new...
  • Toyota Avalon

    You dont realize how many Toyota Avalons are on the road until you drive one. Drive an Avalon around Hartford for a week, as Paula and I did, and you'll start seeing the car everywhere. I would say it's Toyota's best-kept secret when it comes to a fine...
  • NY Auto Show Underway

    NY Auto Show Underway
    The New York International Autoshow is back for 2011 and the press preview was held this week. There was almost as many introductions as there are at freshman orientation. A couple highlights: Ford brought out its' flagship sedan with a new face, a new...
  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • Acura RDX

    Acura RDX
    By Jim MacPherson Proving there’s always more than one way to reach a goal has become easier. Just look at the completely redesigned 2013 Acura RDX. The RDX is Acura’s entry-level crossover utility vehicle, and the 2013 model is on sale now....
  • Motoring News

    Here are some notes from the past week in the automotive world, courtesy of auto expert Jim MacPherson: -Tesla, a maker of electrically powered cars, has vowed to start repaying federal loans by the end of the year. Regulatory filings at the end of March...
  • Chevrolet Malibu

    Chevrolet Malibu
    By Jim MacPherson It only takes a short drive in the completely redesigned 2013 Chevrolet Malibu to realize that this car is aimed at families. The styling is bold, yet pleasingly handsome, the suspension swallows bumps effortlessly and the cabin is...
  • The Heat is On!

    By Deb Acord CTW Features   Auto manufacturers are working on ways to give a whole new meaning to the term "hot car." In the winter months, that means taking the chill off, both inside and out. Seats, windshields, side mirrors and wipers can be...
  • Thanksgiving Travels

    By Jim MacPherson    Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…"  My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
  • Trading Up

    Trading Up
    By Deb Acord CTW Features   Americans love technology. The quest for the newest gadgets that keep us connected anytime, anywhere, fuels our society. So it shouldn’t be surprising to learn that consumers are beginning to view the switch to...