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Tesla Motors and the Model S Prepare To Take on the World

Tesla Motors and the Model S Prepare To Take on the World

When electric car company Tesla Motors officially arrived on the scene in March of 2008, their first offering, the Roadster, definitively put to rest the long held notion that electric cars cant make your pulse race.  Since its debut the six figure carbon fiber bullet has been busy dismantling the... read more

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2004 Volkswagen R32

Future Auction Stars - Cars You Should Start Collecting Now

Believe it or not you don't have to go back all that far to find something that is already commanding a premium and is becoming an instant classic. Sure, everyone knows that... read more December 20, 2009 by  0

2003 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLI

Volkwagen's 48 MPG Wonder: Jetta TDI Diesel Sedan

NEVER-ENDING EXPERIMENTATION The price of fuel has gone up way too much. In response to this: Ive written already about how to boost power in your car with a hydrogen... read more December 2, 2009 by  0

2009 Chevrolet Avalanche

Dr. Gizmo Solves Your Car Troubles - Part II

Clicking Tappets Not Normal  Question 1 I have a 1991 Audi 90 Cabrio with a 2.3-liter engine and 150,000 miles.  For the last six months when I start the car, the tappets... read more November 30, 2009 by  0

2010 Saab 9-5

Will There Only Be Seven Auto Manufacturers in Five Years?

Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat and supposed savior of Chrysler, once said that he bought the beleaguered manufacturer because the Italian automaker need to manufacture over 3... read more November 27, 2009 by  0

2002 Honda CR-V

Dr. Gizmo Solves Your Car Problems - Part 1

Engine Falters During Acceleration During heavy acceleration in my 2002 Honda CRV, the 2.4-liter engine cuts out as if it is not getting enough gas. I took the car to my... read more November 22, 2009 by  0

2010 ford taurus 043

GPS Systems Find Their Way

In the beginning there was the map. And it was good. That is, if you could read it. And if you didnt run three lights and take out four Holstein cows while you were folding... read more November 18, 2009 by  0

2010 Kia Soul

Is California The New Car Capital?

Well it sure isn't Detroit anymore that's for sure. I hate to be a pragmatic realist but the center of the U.S. auto industry left Detroit around the same time Ferris Bueller... read more November 17, 2009 by  0

2010 Ford Fusion

Tire Talk: Subtle Signs Can Tell You a Lot

Although it's tough finding a talking tire one did appear somewhere recently your car's tires can tell you a great deal about how they are feeling, just by looking at them... read more November 16, 2009 by  0

2009 Hyundai Elantra

October 2009 Market Report: No Clear Trends Yet, But Some Interesting Results

Here's an interesting riddle: how can a leader be a follower, and a follower be the leader? Here are a couple of hints: Percentages Sales We'll help you find the answer to... read more November 15, 2009 by  0

mercedes benz esf 2009 experimental safety vehicle 032

A Brief History Of Auto Safety Technology

Call it the elephant in the room. The one nobody likes to talk about. Way more fun to think about performance and luxury and style, right? But here's the catch. The more we... read more November 9, 2009 by  0


Finding the Right Technician Can Take Time, So Don't Delay Service Work

Not too long ago, an East Coast couple ran into a problem with their car. Both being unemployed, they tried to wait as the brakes on their subcompact became noisier and... read more November 1, 2009 by  0

2003 Dodge Intrepid SE

Review: 2003 Dodge Intrepid SE

It is a car this writer has loved to hate over the years; four to be exact. This was mandated more by the length of the payment book and less by owning the envy of German and... read more October 28, 2009 by  0

2010 Honda Civic Sedan

Civic Duty: Honda's Mid-course Change Makes Next Civic Smaller

In the automotive business, few things are more expensive than making changes to a product that has already advanced through much of its developmental cycle.  Making matters... read more October 26, 2009 by  0

1929 Used Car Promo

5 Must-Know Tips for Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car brings up a lot of concerns. Did I get a good deal? Why is it really being sold? Whats the story? What information should I have, and how should I weigh it... read more October 26, 2009 by  1

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


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