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<br /> MARCH 2013 BEHIND 10 BEST ENGINES | SAFETY | CHICAGO |<br /> ®<br /> POWERTRAIN<br /> OH<br /> MY<br /> GAZ!<br /> Former GM<br /> purchasing czar<br /> Bo Andersson<br /> leads revolution<br /> at Russian<br /> See VIDEO<br /> auto maker. from Ward's<br /> 10 Best Engines<br /> ceremony on<br /> PAGE 37<br /> MAGNETI MARELLI<br /> Lighting shines p.22<br /> Toyota RAV4<br /> More than cute ute p.49<br /> For the latest news and statistics, go to WardsAuto.com<br /> A PENTON MEDIA PUBLICATION<br /> <br /> OPTIMIZE YOUR DIGITAL EXPERIENCE<br /> Bigger Type<br /> The redesigned WardsAuto World features larger, easy-to-read type, but if it still<br /> is not large enough for your liking, roll your<a title="March 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70ac6027?page=1"> MARCH 2013 BEHIND 10 BEST ENGINES | SAFETY | C</a> <a title="March 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70ac6027?page=2"> </a> <a title="March 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70ac6027?page=3"> OPTIMIZE YOUR DIGITAL EXPERIENCE Bigger Type The </a> <a title="March 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70ac6027?page=4"> ® TABLE OF CONTENTS March 2013 VOLUME 49 NUM</a> <a title="March 2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/70ac6027?page=5"> COVER STORY OH MY GAZ! 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