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    Cadillac does it. Porsche does it. Audi does it. Even Mercedes and BMW. It's a Hot Vee turbocharger. Why go against the norm when it comes to snail placement? This is why, and how it works. With a conventional turbo, or pair of turbos, the turbocharger is hung off the side of the engine...
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    Traction control. For most drivers, it's great in the snow, great in the rain, and great on the pavement. For enthusiasts, it's terrible pretty much everywhere. Or at least it used to be until automakers started taking it seriously. Back in the old days, traction control meant a sensitive right...
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    Rear axle steering. It's one of those features that has popped up a few times over the years but was usually ahead of its time. Or at least ahead of the complexity required and the engineering cost to make it reliable. But that hasn't stopped automakers from trying it. Over and over and over...
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    Go check out the brake rotors on that cool exotic or big performance SUV. Check out all those little tiny holes in them. It's called cross drilling. The holes are supposed to make you stop faster, look more handsome, and leap over tall buildings in a single bound. But how do they work? And more...
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    Cruise control. It's the best feature in the world on the highway. At least it was until adaptive cruise came along. And sure, it might eventually get replaced by autonomous driving, but until then I'll enjoy keeping my right foot on the floor over long highway drives. This is how it works...
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    Unlike some of my colleagues, my time spent in pickup trucks has been quite limited. I've driven them on a few occasions, off-roaded, hauled and used them to move, but one extremely important aspect of trucking life has eluded me: towing. This is why I jumped at the opportunity to join GMC on...
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