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 0 Comment on Vehicle Electrification and Volvo Cars
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Vehicle Electrification and Volvo Cars

It is almost hard to imagine manufacturers pursuing an electric vehicle strategy with the world awash in oil. Fuel prices…

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Lexus Reiteration: 2015 Vehicle Dependability Study Leader

J.D. Power & Associates has once again placed the Lexus brand atop its Vehicle Dependability Study. For 2015 and for…

 0 Comment on NHTSA Launches TireWise Safety Campaign
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NHTSA Launches TireWise Safety Campaign

Tire safety and your car. Tire-related crashes contribute to more than 11,000 accidents and kill at least 200 people each…

 0 Comment on Let’s Build 100 Million Cars Per Year!
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Let’s Build 100 Million Cars Per Year!

Ambitious automotive sales forecast: will it hold up? Following the Great Recession, global auto sales have rebounded and are in…

 1 Comment on Solving the Distracted Driving Problem
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Solving the Distracted Driving Problem

Texting, changing the radio station, putting on makeup are all fairly simple tasks. When practiced behind the wheel, they become…

 1 Comment on Volkswagen Hits 10 Million Unit Milestone in Mexico
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Volkswagen Hits 10 Million Unit Milestone in Mexico

A heritage VW Beetle marks the occasion. VW workers celebrate a significant build achievement in Puebla, Mexico.   Volkswagen’s US…

 2 Comments on Car Recalls and Your Insurance Rates
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Car Recalls and Your Insurance Rates

You have just received notice from your car manufacturer that your vehicle is being recalled to fix a defect. Fortunately…

 2 Comments on Happy Hamsters: 2014 Kia Soul
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Happy Hamsters: 2014 Kia Soul

Kia has used hamsters to market its Soul utility vehicle, but the quirkish people mover has done quite well without…

 1 Comment on How is Tech Changing the Lives of Disabled Drivers?
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How is Tech Changing the Lives of Disabled Drivers?

If you have a disability that affects your ability to drive, there are car adaptations available that may make it…

 2 Comments on 7 Practical Ways to Save Money
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7 Practical Ways to Save Money

Save money on gasoline, insurance, entertainment…and life! We all want to save money, but finding practical ways to do so…

 1 Comment on Nissan Expects to Deliver a $3,000 Datsun
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Nissan Expects to Deliver a $3,000 Datsun

Budget brand will target emerging nations. Until the early 1980s, Nissan was represented in the U.S. by Datsun alone. By…

 1 Comment on GM to Reopen Shuttered Spring Hill Plant
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GM to Reopen Shuttered Spring Hill Plant

New midsize models to be built in Tennessee. GM is returning to the plant that launched Saturn, a different kind…

 0 Comment on Book Review — Gas Smarts
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Book Review — Gas Smarts

Hundreds of Small Ways to Save Big at the Pump How appropriate it is for an author to write a…

 1 Comment on With Some Help, You Can Change Your Timing Belt
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With Some Help, You Can Change Your Timing Belt

Changing your car’s timing belt isn’t as difficult of a job as you might think it is, but it is…