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TCC Tip: How To Drive Safely At Night

TCC Tip: How To Drive Safely At Night

Some of us spend too much time there as it is, but with daylight-savings time drawing to an end on November 7, we're all going to be in the dark, earlier and more often. Is that dangerous? A new survey says that's a daunting prospect to many drivers--and finds that some skip driving entirely at... read more

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2011 Volvo S60

Spareless Cars Are On The Rise

Nobody but a fool would leave home without a spare tire stowed safely in the trunk – right? Don’t be so quick to judge the sanity of the driver of a spareless... read more October 19, 2010 by  1


 
2003 Ford Windstar Wagon SE

Rare Buyout Offer Comes with Ford Windstar Recall

Letters are in mailboxes recalling Ford Windstars produced between 1997 and 2003. These minivans have a rear axle that collects road salt and other corrosive contaminants and... read more October 17, 2010 by  105


 
2009 Chevrolet Impala

2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala in Recall

The 2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala is being recalled for an issue with seat belts. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has posted the recall on its Web... read more October 15, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Camaro 2-door Coupe 2SS Engine

AutoMD Survey Sheds Light On DIY Market

The results of an AutoMD survey of 2800 car owners supports financial information reported here in September. The idea is that more people are repairing their own cars as a... read more October 15, 2010 by  1


 
Speck Toughskin for TomTom

TomTom Offers Roadside Assistance To Users Of iPhone App & GPS Devices

TomTom, the location and navigation provider, has launched a roadside assistance service which will be made available to users of their GPS devices as well as the TomTom App... read more October 13, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Chrysler 200

A Driving Quiz For You And Your Rider

With apologies to producer Chuck Barris and host Bob Eubanks, here’s a version of the Newlywed Game that may as well be titled, “How Well Do You Know the Driver... read more October 12, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford Fusion 4-door Sedan SPORT FWD Engine

Where To Repair When Your Dealership Is Gone

By my math, there are or soon will be nearly 2100 less auto dealers among the General Motors, Chrysler and Lincoln-Mercury brands. That's a lot of suede-shoed salesmen on the... read more October 8, 2010 by  1


 
2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

Lincoln Dealer Network To Be Downsized

"Cull: to reduce or control the size of (as a herd)." So says Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary. That’s what Ford plans to do to its 1200-unit herd of... read more October 6, 2010 by  0


 
2012 Ford C-Max (European version)

More of Us Travel To Find Good Deals on Car Leases

Would you buy an airline ticket to buy a car away from home? According to LeaseTrader.com, the answer is yes. They call it "automotive tourism," when we travel outside our... read more October 6, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford F-150 XLT

2011 Ford F-150 Buyer's Guide: Which Truck Is For Me?

2011 Ford F-150 V-6: First Drive 2011 Ford F-150 5.0 and 6.2: First Drive 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost: First Drive 2010 Ford F-150 full review When the 2011 Ford F-150 begins to... read more September 29, 2010 by  0


 
Car shopping

When Knowing Your Credit Score Is Not Enough

Car buyers are often told that they need to know their credit score prior to walking into a car dealership to buy a vehicle. Readers of this website know that I recommend... read more September 29, 2010 by  0


 
2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee

How To Avoid The Repair Run Around

Not everyone has a good way of selecting auto mechanics. And there's every reason to be suspicious of motive when you go into a repair shop without much knowledge on your... read more September 29, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Volvo V50

Car Dealer Tricks: Multiple Profit Points

The Internet has changed everything when it comes to buying cars. Consumers no longer have to begin their car buying search by walking through the front door of a local car... read more September 29, 2010 by  0


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz M Class 4MATIC 4-door 3.5L Grille

Diesel To Veggie Oil Spawns A Unique Garage

Farhad Ghafarzade is an auto repair shop owner who understands the demographic he serves. According to a profile at Enzymepdx, he is well aware of the intimidation that... read more September 27, 2010 by  0


 
2011 Ford Mustang V-6 technical

5 Cooling System Checks For Winter Driving

There is no system in a car so climate sensitive as the cooling system. Whether it is summer or winter, the cooling system either rolls with the punches or gets knocked out... read more September 27, 2010 by  0


 

 
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