The Southwestern Sojourn - Day 18: Kofa National Wildlife Refuge: Palm Canyon and Uraling on the Old Yuma Road

Saturday, Dec 15.By 10 AM it had warmed into to low 50s here in Quartzsite with a promise of a high of 71 degrees Fahrenheit.  So Scarlett and I headed out, first into town to gas up and then south on AZ Highway 95 for 18 miles to the Palm Canyon entrance to the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge.It's six miles or so to the end of the road inside Palm Canyon and I counted 25 camper units of one size of another, no Class As but I saw spaces where even such large RVs would fit easily.4G LTE was availab...
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What's involved in developing a vehicle?

There are lots of raw materials that go into a vehicle -- steel, rubber, plastic -- but what really costs the cash is what it takes to develop and engineer it in the first place. Find out what's involved in my "How It Works" column at the National Post. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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First Drive: 2020 Hyundai Palisade

Three-row SUVs are the new minivans, and it seems like everyone's rushing to bring new ones to market. Hyundai's Palisade won't arrive until next summer, but I got a sneak peek in Korea. Find out more in my story at the National Post. [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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New AGV AX9 Helmet Launches in North America

Multiple Configurations, Multiple Uses AGV has been building quality motorcycle helmets since the 1940s. Today, Dainese owns it. Any time the company comes out with something new, you’d better take note. On December 12, AGV announced the North American launch of its new AX9 helmet. The AX9 follows in the footsteps of the AX8 helmet that came before it but offers some new design features and updates. It’s sleeker overall and more of an on-road lid than the AX8 ever was. The AX9 is special becaus...
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2020 BMW 3 Series first drive review

Seat time in the entry-level BMW 330i ($41,425) and M340i xDrive ($54,995) will test the German automaker’s commitment to driving dynamics, powertrain refinement, and cutting edge technology. The post 2020 BMW 3 Series first drive review appeared first on Digital Trends.
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7 Great Gift Ideas for Motorcycle Riders

There’s a bewildering amount of gear available for riders these days—we’ve never had it so good. And with Christmas looming, the tills are starting to ring. So we’ve put together a tight selection of gear and gifts that are exceptionally popular with our readers, or likely to strike a chord with the motorcyclist in your life. We aim for quality rather than quantity when choosing which products to stock, and the gear we sell is tested by the guys who operate our London-based store. If it’s n...
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Research Used Cars Online: 5 Great Sites

People research (and buy) everything online, from simple household items like laundry detergent to more complex items like electronics. But what about cars? Buying a used car online may seem like a stretch, but researching used cars is a no-brainer. You’ll be empowered by all of the information you’ve collected and by the time you arrive at the dealership, you’ll be ready to make a deal. If you’re in the market, research used cars online. There are many sites available to you, and we’ve included...
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Waiting for That Diesel Santa Fe? Hyundai Says Forget About It

If you’re enamored by the thought of a high-torque, compression ignition Hyundai crossover, dream on. After promising a diesel version of its new-for-2019 Santa Fe, which began arriving at dealers this past summer, Hyundai has announced a diesel is off the table. The automaker admitted as much to Green Car Reports following a plant tour in […] The post Waiting for That Diesel Santa Fe? Hyundai Says Forget About It appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Lamborghini Aventador S Review: The Last True Supercar?

Supercars are supposed to be usable and practical these days, but - thankfully - Lamborghini does things differently
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6 Tips for Buying a Used Car Portland

Shopping for a used car in Portland is challenging. Why? Because there are so many deals out there. And the internet has made it easier to find a good car that meets your needs – particularly your budget. Buying a used car has so many benefits. You will save money on car insurance, taxes, registration, and depreciation and if you find a good dealer, the car itself will still be in good condition. So to make this process as trouble free as possible (which can be quite difficult) we have outli...
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Benefits of Using Airport Car Rental Services

Are you travellingto a different city on a business, family or a vocational tour? Your willcertainly need to travel around your destination location performing youractivities as you might need to. There are more than one ways available fortravelling in any city. Visitors have to find the one that suits theirparticular needs best. You can always call a cab when you only have a single or even a couple of stops to make on your entire journey. This is very convenient of course, but w...
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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric: Compact, Efficient & Strong

The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is much cheaper than a Tesla Model X. The Model X runs for around $110,000 on average and, for that price, you could buy three, maybe four 2019 Hyundai Kona Electrics. Consider that, and also consider that Hyundai, as a company, isn’t going away any time soon. Consider how companies like Hyundai are making EV technology more affordable. Cautionary Tales I know that might not be all that fair, given Tesla’s preeminence in the EV world, but you have to keep in mind...
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Remind Yourself That Diesel Skodas Can Be Fun With A £2700 Fabia vRS

While we drove Skoda's latest – and uncomfortably expensive – sporty model earlier this week, there's a vastly cheaper and more fun way to buy a diesel vRS
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2019 Lexus RX 350 F Sport Review: Stylish & Tech-Focused

92 SOLID 2019 Lexus RX 350 F Sport First Impression Luxurious vehicle with mild performance updates for the sport-minded. Pros Safety Tech Material Quality Attractive Cabin Cons Distracting Mouse-Type Interface Less Cargo Capacity vs. Competition The 2019 Lexus RX 350 F-Sport brings a whole new attitude to the luxury SUV segment. If you’re looking for an average SUV you will want to look elsewhere. But if you are looking something out of the ordinary and sporty, th...
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New Hyundai Santro gathers 45,000 bookings

Announcing the November 2018 sales on the 3rd of this month, Hyundai had...
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Lexus LC500 Drag Races LFA, Because Why Not

The V8-powered LC500 takes on the legendary V10 supercar in a drag race with one hell of a soundtrack
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More powerful Bajaj V15 arrives at dealership, ABS not available yet [Video]

A more powerful version of the Bajaj V15 has started to grace dealerships,...
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Honda Vezel Touring to be launched in Japan next month

Honda will launch a new Touring grade of the Vezel (HR-V) in Japan on 31...
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New 200cc Hero Karizma under development - Report

After the Xtreme 200R and the Xpulse 200 duo, Hero MotoCorp is reportedly...
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Next-gen 2020 Mahindra Thar makes spy photo debut

In an exciting development this week, Mahindra has started working on the...
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Ducati enters pre-owned bike segment in India

Ducati has entered the pre-owned bike market in India through the Ducati...
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2019 Mercedes GLC (facelift) spotted in China

Fresh spy shots of the 2019 Mercedes GLC have emerged from China, courtesy...
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2018 Porsche Cayenne Turbo showcased at the Autocar Performance Show

The 2018 Porsche Cayenne Turbo has been displayed at the Autocar Performance...
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Tata Nexon Kraz & updated Tata Tigor launched in Nepal

The Tata Nexon Kraz and updated Tata Tigor are now available in Nepal. The...
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BMW X3 showcased at the Autocar Performance Show 2018

The 2018 BMW X3 has been showcased at the ongoing Autocar Performance Show in...
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Rumoured first-ever Mercedes-Maybach GLS spotted on test [Video]

YouTube channel walkoART has posted a spy video of what it claims is the...
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