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How To Keep Your Engine Cool In A Heat Wave

How To Keep Your Engine Cool In A Heat Wave

You know a heat wave when you are in the middle of one and so does your car. For you it means burning the backs of your legs on the vinyl seat, for your car it’s when operating temperature is reached before you have backed out of the garage. So how can you insure that the heat outside doesn’t... read more

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2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata 2-door Convertible PRHT Man Grand Touring Grille

Mazda Zoom-Zooms No More And Toyota Is America

While sitting on my couch this evening, recovering from a thankless day at work, I endeavored to find a way with minimal physical effort to give my overtaxed brain cells a... read more June 29, 2010 by 


 
1997 Nissan Altima

Lost Love: A Car Remembered, A Car Replaced

I often lament that I was forced to sell our 1997 Nissan Altima. The popular five-seat, mid-sized car made the mark for Nissan by proving that Nissan could be relevant in a... read more June 27, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 VW Jetta: No Mo' Mojo?

VW, the brand and manufacturer that brought us the Beetle, the Golf, not to mention innovative and creative ads for decades, seems to be losing its mojo, at least in North... read more June 27, 2010 by 


 
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 


 
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 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 


 
Continental ContiSportContact 5P tires

Car Advice: Shopping For Tires

When you go to the movies you wouldn’t think of going up to the cashier without knowing the title of the show you wanted to see. The same thing goes for buying tires. The... read more June 22, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Jetta

2011 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Debut

Every few years, Volkswagen executes the necessary changes and hopeful improvements on its Jetta model to keep the name going for years to come. In 2011, Volkswagen's latest... read more June 17, 2010 by 


 
Kenworth T270 Hybrid Service Truck

The Kenworth T270 Hybrid Medium-Duty Work Truck

Kenworth, owned by Paccar, has a medium-duty Class 6 (26,000 pound gross vehicle weight) hybrid-electric truck based on the model T270 platform. This truck utilizes the... read more June 17, 2010 by 


 
2010 Honda CR-V

What Do You Want From An Extended Warranty?

Do you play warranty roulette? Sort of flip a coin to decide if some plan B approach to car repair is appropriate for you. Or are you a resigned “let the chips fall where... read more June 16, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Impala

How To Understand A Car Insurance Comparison

Understanding a car insurance comparison is easy. To get started, all you have to do is enter car insurance quotes in your favorite search engine and you will find hundreds... read more June 15, 2010 by 


 
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Help! Doug: If Consumer Reports Says A Car Has Major Flaw, Should I Avoid It Completely?

Question: The 2010 Consumer Reports' April "Annual Auto Issue" gives the 2004 Subaru Legacy's four-cylinder engines the worst possible rating. If I can't afford a 2005 (with... read more June 13, 2010 by 


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Green Car Ads: They Don't Suck As Bad As Green Cars

I was Skyping with my fellow writers about some of the hot automotive topics of the day and we were talking about crappy and good car ads, and I complained there were no... read more June 12, 2010 by 


 
2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport

2010 Land Rover Range Rover Sport: The Perfect Family Car?

What is the perfect family car? Family cars come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, colors and prices. Take the Volkswagen Golf for example; this is a very popular small... read more June 10, 2010 by 


 
2011 Volkswagen Phaeton

New 2011 Volkswagen Phaeton Breaks Cover

"Phaeton". I have absolutely no clue on how to pronounce that, the only thing I know is that the name is from Greek mythology. Honestly, how a designer would have thought to... read more June 9, 2010 by 


 
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