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BP Oil Spill: Best Thing We Can Do Is Laugh At It

BP Oil Spill: Best Thing We Can Do Is Laugh At It

If you saw Woody Allen's somewhat dark comedy Crimes and Misdemeanors, you'll recall the brilliant line that "comedy = tragedy plus time." And then it led to a line about Lincoln's assassination. Before this goes anywhere, let me say this: Dark humor, the kind that some people find hurtful, not... read more

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1997 Ford Club Wagon XL

Car Repair Horror Stories

_ Everyone has had one - a car repair horror story. The failed fuel pump that causes you to be late to the family reunion and the minor repair that turns into a budget... read more June 27, 2010 by  0

2010 Ford Escape

Car Buying Guide: When To Get A Car Loan From A Dealer

Readers can send in questions about the car buying process and get answers from an industry insider! We have been discussing how an unprepared car buyer can spend hundreds... read more June 25, 2010 by  0

2009 Nissan Altima 4-door Sedan I4 CVT S Open Doors

Auto Insurance Coverage Explained

Auto insurance is a necessity. Picking the right car insurance coverage protects you if you cause an accident, or if a tree limb lands on your car. It’s important to... read more June 25, 2010 by  0

2007 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Crew Cab 143.5" LT w/1LT Engine

The DIY Driver: How To Change Your Oil, Perfectly

Let’s start out by making some assumptions. You know how to safely access the underneath of your vehicle. You are amply equipped with tools and auto parts and your heart is... read more June 24, 2010 by  1

2011 Ford Fiesta

2011 Ford Fiesta: Marketing Mundo

I recently blogged about a great, very slick, very well choreographed Ford Fiesta ad that put a huge smile on my face. It was an ad meant to impress the world, and leave... read more June 24, 2010 by  0

2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class

2011 Mercedes-Benz R-Class: If You Advertise It, They Might Come

The other evening I was skimming through many of the useless, mindless, and crud-filled channels that my exorbitantly-priced cable package comes with, when I came across a... read more June 23, 2010 by  0

Dodgy dealer

Help! Doug: Can Dealers Legally Advertise Lease Payments Disguised As Car Payments?

Q. I'm no genius but I've got common sense. I was almost taken by a dealer that advertised a really low monthly payment, without making it clear in the ad that the payment... read more June 23, 2010 by  0

2007 Ford Explorer Eddie Bauer

How Extended Warranties Work

Extended warranties are the automotive version of the hedge bet. You pay money up front so that if you experience some car failure down the road you won’t have to... read more June 23, 2010 by  0

2011 Cadillac CTS Coupe first drive

Cadillac Free Maintenance: What's It Worth?

Cadillac has announced the roll out of their Premium Care Maintenance program to coincide with the appearance of the 2011 models. The first of which will be the 2011 Cadillac... read more June 23, 2010 by  0

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Hits You In the Gut, Not The Cerebral Cortex

Jeep recently put out its ad for the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee. In short, Jeep is proud to be American and wants consumers to buy American again, specifically pricey Jeeps... read more June 22, 2010 by  0

2010 Ford Taurus

Car Buying Guide: Shop Around To Save Money

Readers are encouraged to send in their questions about the car buying process. Get answers from an industry insider! We’ve been looking at how to get the best price on new... read more June 20, 2010 by  0

2007 Ford Fusion

Car Insurance Claims 101: Be an Informed Driver and Policyholder

What does it mean to file an auto insurance claim? When you file a car insurance claim, you are requesting reimbursement to help cover costs associated with a loss. That loss... read more June 18, 2010 by  0

2010 Volkswagen Golf

The Golf, Again, Or Who Framed The Volkswagen Rabbit?

The word Golf has had an intriguing year. The word conjures up an immediate mix of unfortunate associations, from the media sensation of the Tiger Woods scandal to the... read more June 17, 2010 by  1

2010 Toyota 4Runner Trail

Less Obama, More Australia: Chatter Versus Macho

Too much talk, too much chatter, too much blah, blah, blah. Did you see that Obama speech the other night? I didn't. It was about BP Oil, so I skipped it, largely because... read more June 16, 2010 by  0

Cadillac dealership

A New Internet Resource For New And Used Car Buyers recently went live on the Internet. It’s the latest addition to High Gear Media’s growing list of specialized websites: a unique model of... read more June 16, 2010 by  0


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