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Autos archive for Nov. 23, 2012

FRIDAY, NOV. 23, 2012

Getting familiar with TPMS

Since 2008, vehicles have been equipped with Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems. When things are okay, you don’t even know they’re there, but when the pressure in one or more tires drops by 25 percent, you are warned. That warning will be an illuminated instrument cluster…

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A trim, contemporary exterior replaces the boxy shape of the previous-generation Escape. (Ford)

2013 Escape: More Than Just Cool Stuff

So much cool stuff clings to the 2013 Ford Escape, it would be easy to lose site of how fundamentally good it is. No doubt you’ve heard about the motion-sensing handsfree tailgate, the torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system and the first-in-class application of active park assist. Nor…

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