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Car Ownership Tips

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    5 Common Car Transmission Types

    In the good “old days” — way back in 1985 — new cars and trucks were offered with a choice between a manual and an automatic transmission. The decision was......

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    Brakes Driving School Review

    Exploding outward at nearly 200 mph with the crack of a gunshot, the Kia’s airbag rips apart the steering wheel casing and balloons to cushion the impending impact. The cabin fills with an......

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    10 Car Mechanic Tips

    Nobody wants to spend money to service their car, but to paraphrase that old Mr. Goodwrench commercial, you can pay your mechanic now — or you can pay him later. The problem is, if you pay him......

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    Ford F-150 Aluminum Body Review

    Five years from now the world will know if Ford‘s decision to use aluminum instead of steel for the passenger cabin and cargo bed of its all-new F-150 pickup was a brilliant move or an......

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    What is Mercedes Night View Assist with Spotlight Function

    Many of the higher-end vehicles from Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, Rolls-Royce, and Cadillac are offered with an innovative night vision system for improved visibility......

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    Must Have Family Car Safety Features

    Jessica Liesmann sat patiently in her minivan at a Dallas intersection, waiting for the traffic light to turn green. A few hundred yards behind, and heading directly towards her at high......

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    10 Tips for Driving on Icy Roads

    We recently took part in an ice driving event in Colorado, organized by Rocky Mountain Redline, where we drove several kinds of vehicles in the same frigid conditions. The happy upshot is......

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    What Is The Audi A3 Sport Package?

    Audi's A3 is a small 4-door sedan powered by either a 170 HP turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that drives the front wheels or a 220 HP turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that uses Audi's quattro......

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    5 Christmas Road Trip Hacks for Drivers

    Another year, another long car ride to Grandma’s this holiday season. With traffic looming ahead, all those festive sweaters to pack, and multiple moods to manage, a road trip can......

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    What Is The Nissan Around View Monitor?

    The Nissan Around View Monitor is a system that uses multiple cameras and a monitor to make it easier for drivers to park and maneuver in tight spaces. The system uses four wide-angle......