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Survey: Over Half Of Indie Garage Owners Want To Sell Or Close Their Shops By 2020
Survey: Over Half Of Indie Garage Owners Want To Sell Or Close Their Shops By 2020

How do you feel about your local garage -- the mom and pop place on the corner with the faded, hand-painted sign and the lot full of cars waiting to be fixed? Your answer to that question will color the way you feel about a new survey from Hiscox, an insurance provider for small businesses. The...Read More»

A Dream Garage
Analysis: The More Cars You Have, The More You Drive One Of Them

The fewer vehicles you have in your household, the more likely you are to put some serious miles on each of those wheels, right? Actually, that’s not at all the case. U.S. households with four to six vehicles are likely to put more than 20,000 miles annually on just one of their vehicles. And...Read More»

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A Garage That Comes To You: Is YourMechanic Too Good To Be True?

At some point in your adult life, you begin to see red flags -- flags that shout, "Achtung, baby! This thing ain't all it's cracked up to be." Common red flags include, "I would like to share my Nigerian fortune with you!", or "Apple will give you a free iPad for evaluation!", or "It generates more...Read More»

2007 Saturn VUE I4
Family Car Tip: Keeping Your Car Rodent-Free

It’s no laughing matter when hungry rodents – rats, squirrels, even raccoons – start chewing the wiring on the family car. Those burned by this expensive repair know that just having the wiring replaced doesn’t get rid of the problem. The critters often just come back...Read More»

The Cube  -  Birmingham, England
Automated Parking Garage Does Away With Valets--And Is Greener

You've probably heard plenty about valet parking attendants gone wild. But a new high-end parking structure that's part of a development in England has it solved: Automate the whole operation. Parking structures, as well as being an eyesore, are an inconvenience that many of us have to face on the...Read More»

Revised Homelink universal garage door opener system  -  2011 Toyota Avalon
2011 Toyota Avalon: Easier Homelink Lets You Forget About Remotes

The refreshed 2011 Toyota Avalon is the first Toyota vehicle—and one of the first from any brand—to offer a new, much easier-to-use version of Homelink. If you're not sure what we're talking about, it's the built-in universal garage-door opener system that's been quite widely available...Read More»

Apple iPhone
Tech Tuesday: Apple's iPhone Is Friend, Lover, Garage Door Opener

Apple and its hyper-popular iPhone have been in the news a lot this week -- and not for good reasons. It seems that Steve Jobs' minions have begun heavily censoring the apps available on the App Store, removing any that contain nudity, swimsuits, or ice skating tights (not kidding). But while...Read More»

Maserati Design Driven winning entry, by Holger Schubert
Maserati Helps Find Top Architectural Garages

You've likely seen one of several 'dream garages' books or Web sites that single out certain garages mostly by their collection of cars inside, their sheer size and number of vehicles, or celebrity ownership. To honor garage design itself rather than who or what's inside, Maserati and Architectural...Read More»

2007 Mitsubishi iMiEV Sport Concept
2007 Mitsubishi iMiEV Sport Concept

by Ken Zino A long time ago, when Chrysler was more of a force in the market, it promoted a line of full-size sedan as having a cab-forward look. Now comes the real thing: The iMiEV Sport electric car moves the two front passengers forward to accommodate high capacity lithium-ion battery packs...Read More»

DIY Hoverwing. Image via The Nelson Mail.
TCC Trivia: Feb. 17, 2006

byMurray Jackson Get more TCC Trivia 1. According to its license plates, which state is the "Sportsman's Paradise"? 2. Which state issued "The Hospitality State" license plates from 1977 to 1981? 3. For which car company was O.J. Simpson a TV spokesperson in 1970? 4. This company's beautiful...Read More»

2016 Kia Optima
1999 Woodward Dream Cruise, Part l

This year, it is even more obvious that the appeal of the Dream Cruise is not limited to those who grew up during the rise of hot rodding. Larry Garrison of Southgate, Michigan bought this 1969 Pontiac Firebird convertible shortly before last year's Dream Cruise. He recently purchased a Plymouth...Read More»

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