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Ten Worst Car Features of All Time

Ten Worst Car Features of All Time

This is not really an "all times" list as I can't be sure what gizmos might have been around many years ago in the dawn of the auto, but let's say these were noteworthy in the last several decades. This is sort of personal. I am sure that some of these things have or had their fans, after all they... read more

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2008 Hyundai Elantra GLS

Why It Is Immoral for Automakers To Sell Cars With Crank Windows

There is no business, financial or manufacturing case for it. It is a design that dates back to the origins of the automobile. Why on earth in 2009 are brand new cars at... read more October 21, 2009 by  14

2010 Volkswagen GTI

New Volkswagen GTI: Minor Improvements, Major Results

Sporting a Scirocco-like fascia and red-trimmed grille (paying homage to the original), the Mark VI Volkswagen GTI is showing up in showrooms and motorways across the... read more October 20, 2009 by  0

2009 Saturn Sky

When Worlds Collide - the Death of Saturn

Based on the decision by GM to shut down Saturn after failing to obtain a buyer, you could be forgiven for thinking that there was something inherently wrong with the marque... read more October 18, 2009 by  0

2009 Chevrolet Malibu vs 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air

Your Guy Dove Into an Empty Swimming Pool Wearing a Car - The Mechanics of a Vehicle Rollover

CrasherCarl: EDGR Engineering, Design and Government Regulations Your guy dove into an empty swimming pool wearing a car. I am a long time CxSI - a Crash Scene Investigator... read more October 18, 2009 by  0

2008 Honda Accord Sdn LX-P

To Carfax or Not

Carfax is here, for better or worse. Every so often a new service pops up, and it dribbles along until it achieves critical mass and then it becomes a necessity and we got to... read more September 30, 2009 by  0

2009 Toyota Corolla

The Best Selling Cars of All Time

This is the defining list in automotive engineering history. It is a testament to what vehicle designs have worked over the years and which cars have remained the peoples... read more September 30, 2009 by  1

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Controlling a Rear-Wheel Drive in the Winter

It is no secret that different types of automobiles handle and perform differently in winter conditions. Whether you have a car, truck, van or SUV, the characteristics and... read more September 28, 2009 by  1

2009 Hyundai Elantra GLS

The 2009 Hyundai Elantra SE: Good, But Not Quite Good Enough

            Perhaps more than any other automaker, Hyundai has managed to drastically improve both the quality of the cars they built and, more importantly, the... read more September 17, 2009 by  14

1999 Volkswagen New Golf GLS

VW's Newest Hot Hatch Gets an R

One of the most anticipated cars to be seen at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week was the new, pepped-up Volkswagen Golf, which is being labeled the R. It is taking its place... read more September 17, 2009 by  0

2009 Toyota Sienna

Honda, Toyota and Nissan To Offer New Models in 2011: 'Year of the Minivan'

Minivans are much like the late, great Rodney Dangerfield: They get no respect. Commercials make fun of them and crossover buyers shun them. View this photo gallery of... read more September 10, 2009 by  5

2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Car Review: 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Hybrid or diesel? For car buyers seeking the highest possible fuel economy, this is one of the most basic questions that must be asked. Both powertrains offer higher mpg... read more September 7, 2009 by  0

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Just Whom, Saturn, Do You Think You're Kidding?

Those who read my recent article describing why the 2010 Taurus SHO should not recieve the North American Car of The Year award because "SHO" is a mis-promise probably think... read more September 3, 2009 by  1

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Tips To Help You Buy a Car Off the Lot

I recently did what few of us get excited about; went car shopping. During the experience I remembered to do a few things that helped me out and of course forgot a few things... read more August 27, 2009 by  2

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My Problem With Cash for Clunkers

While it is a generally good idea, certain elements of its mandated procedure, are, I believe, halfbaked. Taking a portion of the Nations' aging auto fleet, by offering a... read more August 24, 2009 by  1

2008 Subaru Tribeca 4-door 5-Pass Open Doors

2010 Subaru Legacy Lineup: Bigger, Better, Bolder

Originally Published in Subiesport Magazine The Subaru Legacy sedan has long been the black sheep of the boxer-bred family. Whereas the WRX clearly appeals to rally fans and... read more August 18, 2009 by  0


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