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I like Nissan… I like their cars, I like their trucks and most of all, I like their people

As an auto journalist, journalistic integrity is important to me, remaining objective and without bias, but the reality is that human beings are hard-wired for bias. Researchers who study decision making theorize that somewhere in our …

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Added by David Beardsley on December 16, 2017 at 11:12am — No Comments

ROCKY MOUNTAIN AUTOMOTIVE PRESS SELECTS 2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA AS ROCKY MOUNTAIN CROSSOVER-SUV OF THE YEAR

CONTACT:

Aaron Turpen, VP

Rocky Mountain Automotive Press

(801) 584-9386

turpenaaron@gmail.com

rmapmedia.ning.com

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN AUTOMOTIVE PRESS SELECTS 2017 CHRYSLER PACIFICA AS ROCKY MOUNTAIN CROSSOVER-SUV OF THE…

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Added by Aaron Turpen on April 6, 2017 at 10:16pm — No Comments

ROCKY MOUNTAIN AUTOMOTIVE PRESS SELECTS 2017 NISSAN TITAN PRO-4X 2017 ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRUCK OF THE YEAR

CONTACT:

Aaron Turpen, VP

Rocky Mountain Automotive Press

(801) 584-9386

turpenaaron@gmail.com

rmapmedia.ning.com

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN AUTOMOTIVE PRESS SELECTS 2017 NISSAN TITAN PRO-4X 2017 ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRUCK OF THE…

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Added by Aaron Turpen on April 6, 2017 at 10:15pm — No Comments

ROCKY MOUNTAIN AUTOMOTIVE PRESS SELECTS 2017 VOLVO S90 T6 AS 2017 ROCKY MOUNTAIN CAR OF THE YEAR

CONTACT:

Aaron Turpen, VP

Rocky Mountain Automotive Press

(801) 584-9386

turpenaaron@gmail.com

rmapmedia.ning.com

 

ROCKY MOUNTAIN AUTOMOTIVE PRESS SELECTS 2017 VOLVO S90 T6 AS 2017 ROCKY MOUNTAIN CAR OF THE YEAR

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Added by Aaron Turpen on April 6, 2017 at 10:13pm — No Comments

MAZDA6 I GRAND TOURING REVIEW #DRIVEMAZDA

EVERY PARENT FACES THE SAME ETERNAL STRUGGLE –HOW DO I FIND A CAR THAT HAS ENOUGH ROOM, BUT STILL LOOKS FUN AND SPORTY?



Your answer? The Mazda6. Now, this family sedan won’t fit the entire soccer team, or the kids, the dog, and everyone’s suitcases, but on a weekend getaway with our family…

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Added by Lauren - Motherhood & Beyond on August 9, 2016 at 8:01am — No Comments


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You just can’t make this stuff up

      Ideas for February’s publication were running through my head.  I needed inspiration for a cover photo.  I reached out to several of my photography friends to see if they had any Valentine’s themed shots.  I got a few submissions of red cars and I thought maybe I could add graphics in such a way as…

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Added by Russ Rydberg on February 12, 2016 at 6:07pm — 1 Comment

The 2013 VW Beetle Convertible Turbo May Be The Ultimate Chick Magnet

"The new VW Beetle Convertible Turbo is definitely not your mama’s nostalgia-mobile wandering around town in air conditioned, flower-putting grooviness. It has become far more than that and those old clichés are gone."

Read more at GuysGab.com. Cuz you know you wanna. Comon! Read it! Go! Go now!…

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Added by Aaron Turpen on August 26, 2013 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Subaru Outback Involved In Homicide

Hi All,

Our colleague Ed Loh (Motor Trend) reported yesterday that his close friend's Mother was killed in a homicide in  California.

The suspect stole the family's current-gen Subaru Outback (light blue color), with Idaho plates 1A1F680.

The vehicle was known to be heading east, likely out of state.  

Please keep your eyes peeled, and alert authorities immediately if the vehicle is spotted.

Thanks for keeping your…

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Added by Daniel A. Buxbaum on October 7, 2012 at 6:22pm — No Comments

RMAP 4xFall in Colorado puts journalists offroad in a dozen new vehicles

The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press held its first annual 4xFall event, which puts journalists together with manufacturers in unique off road situations in the beautiful fall colors in the high altitude of Colorado's Rocky Mountains. On hand were twelve vehicles, many of which were 2013 model year trucks and SUVs that…

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Added by Aaron Turpen on September 14, 2012 at 12:37pm — No Comments

2012 Subaru Impreza 2.0i Premium PZEV - The Go-Anywhere Fuel Sipper

The Suburu Impreza Premium partial zero emissions vehicle (PZEV) is an all-wheel-drive sedan with impressive interior room for a compact. It sports good fuel economy and has all of the goat-like off-track power Subaru is known for.

The manufacturer says

Its clever engineering combines trademark Subaru control and reliability with added safety, technology and interior space, all while going easier on your wallet, thanks to an impressive 36 miles per…

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Added by Aaron Turpen on July 10, 2012 at 4:31am — No Comments

How to become an automotive writer in 5 easy steps

This is from my site at GreenBigTruck.com.  I think you'll enjoy it.

Just about everyone who visits websites like this or reads auto magazines thinks “Wow, what a great job those guys have. People hand them free cars to drive, feed them lunch and dinner at fancy restaurants, and even take them to the race track! And all they have to do is write about it.…

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Added by Aaron Turpen on June 24, 2012 at 7:57pm — No Comments

Review: 2012 Chevrolet Volt

The Chevrolet Volt is a range-extended electric car capable of taking most of its owners on their daily commute without using a drop of gasoline. When more distance is needed, the gasoline engine acts as a generator to allow nearly 400 miles of total range.

The Chevrolet Volt is as much as political statement as it is a vehicle. It's become the hackey sack of choice for politicians and pundits hoping to use General Motors as a knock around for government waste. Whatever you…

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Added by Aaron Turpen on June 22, 2012 at 7:07pm — No Comments

The Studebaker Avanti, the car that never dies

http://www.torquenews.com/1080/studebaker-avanti-car-never-dies

Possibly the most intriguing car in American design and production history, the Avanti is the 007 of classic autos, at once mysterious and eye catching, its history is as storied as its mythology. Learn for yourself at the Studebaker National Museum in South Bend, Indiana where the car is on display.…

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Added by Aaron Turpen on June 20, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments

Grandma's car on the race track

Buick is working hard to shed the geriatric associations with its name and taking the Regal GS on the race track proved that they are serious about the effort.

http://www.torquenews.com/1080/grandmas-car-race-track

Added by Aaron Turpen on June 15, 2012 at 1:52pm — No Comments

How to tell where a driver is from

Ever wonder where the idiot in the rental car in front of you might be from? Here is a handy guide to American driving styles.

http://www.torquenews.com/1080/how-tell-where-driver

Added by Aaron Turpen on June 6, 2012 at 8:01pm — No Comments

What is PZEV anyway?

It doesn't have anything to do with peace or electric vehicles. We'll dissect a Subaru Impreza Premium PZEV for answers to this conundrum of marketing, science, and politics. Mostly politics.

http://www.torquenews.com/1080/what-pzev-anyway…

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Added by Aaron Turpen on June 5, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments

Sunday May 6th: Check out the 2012 Tour De Classics Car & Motorcycle Show



This is a great event for folks who enjoy classic cars and motorcycles. The U-Park Home Tour will be available for tick-holders. The proceeds go directly to the University Park Elementary School.

Read more at:…

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Added by Nathan Adlen on May 5, 2012 at 3:16pm — No Comments

Toyota’s 2012 Camry XLE Hybrid is an eco-friendly vehicle with personality

The 2012 Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid combines efficiency with practicality and a fun-to-drive nature.

The 2012 Camry’s interior benefits from improved material quality, increased passenger volume, and superb ergonomics.

 

 

 

With regards to Toyota’s all-new, 2012 Camry XLE Hybrid, we’ll cut right to the chase: We love it, and would not…

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Added by Daniel A. Buxbaum on May 2, 2012 at 10:03am — No Comments

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