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Every Day Is a Winding Road

It's the all-American dream vacation: a cross-country road trip. Car top pulled down, wind whipping your hair, Route 66 sliding past and, of course, the perfect road-trip playlist on the stereo. Learn the best road-trip routes, as well as information on iconic sights to see along the way, like where to stop for killer roadside grub.

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General Motors Vice Chairman of Global Product Operations Thomas Stephens happily accepts the North American Car of the Year Award for the Chevrolet Volt on a press day for the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI. 960 1280

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Ford Motor Company showcases the future with its new line of electric cars. 960 1280

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Calling all Jeep lovers: President and CEO of Jeep, Mike Manley, just unveiled the new 2011 Jeep Compass. 960 1280

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Is it a lounge or a car? The interior of the Kia KV7 concept car is revealed during the press days at the Detroit Auto Show. 960 1280

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Local television journalist Randy Bhirdo has an emotional moment with the new 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392. 960 1280

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Prepare for takeoff, Benz lovers, as you feast your eyes on the new Mercedes-Benz gull-winged SLS E-cell roadster. 960 1280

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You've seen the commercials. Could gasoline- operated vehicles really be obsolete in the next few years? The new Toyota Prius hybrid is powered with an electric boost ' a simple plug-in. 960 1280

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Beep. Beep. Mini USA reveals the new Mini Paceman concept car, a sportier 2-door version of the Countryman SUV. 960 1280

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A Ford C-max Energi hybrid is seen on display during the press days for the North American International Auto show in Detroit, MI. 960 1280

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Jonathan Browning, President and CEO of Volkswagen America, announced that the Passat will be built in Chattanooga, TN, creating 12,000 jobs. 960 1280

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Spectators, car executives and members of the press check out all the new 2011 cars on display at the North American International Auto show in Detroit, MI. 960 1280

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Travel Channel Hits the Road

Go for a Drive on the RTJ Golf Trail

In Alabama, you can go for a drive on the RTJ Golf Trail, but these driving skills don’t require a steering wheel.