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California Air Pressure Regulation

California Air Pressure Regulation

Even though there was a dust up over it in the last presidential campaign, it is universally accepted that low tire pressure negatively affects gas mileage. The Ecology Department of Washington State University estimated that for every 1 psi of under inflation in each of your tires your gas mileage... read more

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2011 Volvo S60

Ford's Sale Of Volvo To Chinese Automaker Geely Nearly Complete

Just yesterday we got word that the Chinese commerce division will OK the sale of Ford-owned Volvo to Chinese firm Geely Automotive. Perhaps no foreign acquisition has more... read more July 30, 2010 by 


 
2007 Ford Explorer 2WD 4-door V6 XLT Front Seats

Top Vehicles For Those Over 6 Feet Tall

I have been test driving several new vehicles and have a problem that many men (and some minority of women) have in terms of functional driving positions and overall... read more July 30, 2010 by  1


 
Fiat 500 Abarth

Fiat 500: Do-Overs Or Dead On Arrival?

As I was was busy savoring every bite of my life-shortening, artery-clogging, saturated-fat-laced lunch, knowing that the thick layer of mayonnaise was probably responsible... read more July 29, 2010 by 


 
2011 Audi A7

How To Sell A Million Expensive Cars: Audi A7 Sportback And The Calendar

Few automobile-producing nations understand the combination of substance and style better than the Germans. Let’s face it--they have VW, Audi, Porsche, Mercedes-Benz... read more July 29, 2010 by 


 
2008 Nissan Altima Coupe

Top 5 Mistakes Made When Getting Cars Repaired

When you drop your car off for repairs you might feel like all the cards are stacked against you. It’s not an environment in which you have a comfort level much less feel... read more July 28, 2010 by  10


 
2010 Cadillac CTS-V

Car Dealer Communications: Stick To The Facts

When you go to a car dealership, it’s easy to get swept off your feet by a smooth car salesman with a polished sales routine. Before you know it, you can be up-sold to an... read more July 28, 2010 by 


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse

Car Dealer Tricks: Bait And Switch - Part II

We’re looking at a tactic that car dealers use to entice customers into the showroom with a low priced ad car, and then switch them to a higher priced model. As long as the... read more July 28, 2010 by 


 
2010 Audi A6 4-door Sedan 3.0L quattro Prestige Angular Front Exterior View

New Jersey May End Roadside Assistance

On the heels of eliminating safety inspections for motor vehicles the state of New Jersey is now considering the elimination of the ESP program. That stands for Emergency... read more July 28, 2010 by 


 
2006 Ford Ranger XL

Ford CEO Slips "New Ranger" Into Model Offerings List During Interview

Being the proud owner of a 1998 Ford Ranger, regular cab, 2.5-liter engine, five-speed transmission, and step-side bed, I was disappointed when Ford announced that they have... read more July 27, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Buick LaCrosse 4-door Sedan CX 3.0L Instrument Panel

Delphi's Telematic Plan For Car Repair

The auto parts maker Delphi is moving into the second phase of a pilot program in which it is testing the viability of an integrated automotive diagnostic program using... read more July 27, 2010 by  2


 
1997 Plymouth Neon

Hoopty Ownership: Conversation Piece Or Necessity

Forbes recently published a glossary of automotive technology. This was not meant to be all inclusive by any means but it did cover terms as diverse as deuce and tiptronic... read more July 25, 2010 by  6


 
2009 Honda Accord Sedan 4-door I4 Auto EX-L Front Exterior View

Best Honda Ad: Check Their Website

When I read that Honda had produced its ten millionth car at its Marysville, Ohio plant, I really had to stop and think what an accomplishment this was, not just from a... read more July 25, 2010 by 


 
2011 Toyota Camry 4-door Sedan V6 Auto XLE (Natl) Instrument Cluster

5 Worst Car Slogans: Sarah Palin 'Refudiates' The Truth

In the grand scheme of automotive things, Sarah Palin really plays a tiny, microscopic role. Which is probably a good thing, because if she had a bigger role and influence... read more July 24, 2010 by 


 
2001 Ford SVT F-150 Lightning

2011 Ford F-150 'Lightning' Could Be Revived With Modded EcoBoost V-6

Ford has announced that it will be updating the powertrain line up for the 2011 Ford F-150. Not only will the F-150 be receiving the 305 horsepower 3.7-liter V-6 Mustang... read more July 23, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Dodge Caliber 4-door HB Mainstreet Instrument Cluster

Right To Repair: The Massachusetts Version

AllCarAdvice covered the federal Right to Repair act back in May and at the time it looked like the federal law called the Motor Vehicles Owners Right to Repair Act was on... read more July 21, 2010 by 


 
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