Car Ownership Tips

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    What Women Want—In A Car

    I recently had the privilege of accepting an invitation to Ford Motor Company’s headquarters to sit in on their Trend Conference 2014. Hosted by Sheryl Connelly, Ford’s global trends and......

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    Traffic Stopping Car Rear Ends

    One thing is certain, the vast majority of the designs on this list of cars with traffic stopping rear ends, more often than not are the product of a single mind. Design by committee seldom......

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    10 Things A Mechanic Doesn't Want You To Know

    Many of us depend on our cars every day, and need them to be running smoothly so that we can do the shopping, drive the kids to their sporting events, and take our summer road......

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    All About The Next Generation Of GM Ecotec Engines

    The first Ecotec engines were released by General Motors in 2000. The latest generation of the Ecotec engine will be released in 11 different variants, ranging in......

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    What Is OnStar With 4G LTE

    The newest version of OnStar now features 4G LTE connectivity, allowing for much higher data speeds than the older versions. You still get all the OnStar features including emergency support,......

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    Toyota Sets Nürburgring Record With Prius Plug-In

    When we got the news that Toyota had set a record on the Nürburgring with a Prius Plug-In Hybrid, we almost fell out of our......

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    2015 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Roars as Ringtone

    Most of the planet has heard about the 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat by now, so the Dodge brand has moved on to the next stage: Allowing folks to......

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    Five For Friday: Five Thoughts About The Auto Industry For August 1, 2014

    It’s Friday once again, which means it’s time for another round of my Five For Friday: Five Thoughts about the Auto Industry for August 1,......

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    The Top 10 Safest Cars

    As much as we love sleek styling, dynamic handling, and thrilling acceleration, we appreciate a strong suite of safety gear even more. After all, there may well come a time when maneuverability simply......

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    10 Upsells From A Mechanic You Actually Need

    When you go to a garage, the mechanic (like most other service providers) will often try and get you to purchase more than you initially came in for. Sometimes these upsells are......