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For Women, Getting A Car Repaired Is More Painful Than A Trip To The Dentist

For Women, Getting A Car Repaired Is More Painful Than A Trip To The Dentist

Few people enjoy taking their car to a garage. Fewer still enjoy it when they know they're car needs extensive, expensive repairs. A new survey from AutoMD suggests that women hate it so much, they'd rather go to the dentist. ALSO SEE: What Car Should You Really Drive? The survey was conducted in... read more

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Five Auto Repair Scams And How To Deter Them

In the auto repair business there are unfortunately some bad players. These unscrupulous shops are a very small minority in a very big industry made up of skilled and... read more September 30, 2010 by  4


 
Spc. Derrick Parizek

Do-It-Yourself Auto Workshop For Detroit Reworks An Old Idea

The depressed economy has spurred all sorts of innovative, DIY solutions—like renewed interest in community garages and tool libraries—for keeping vehicles repaired as... read more August 3, 2010 by 


 
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Scam Alert: Beware Of Suspicious Oil Leak, Mechanic Referral

If someone ever walks up to you and points out an oil leak, then just happens to know of a mechanic who they say can fix it for cheap, be very wary. The scam sure isn't new... read more April 21, 2010 by 


 
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Report Confirms Auto-Repair Gouging, Ranks Best And Worst Cities

With auto repair chains ever expanding and dealership service becoming more consistent and predictable, you might think that repair costs are becoming much more standardized... read more February 25, 2010 by  7


 
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Frugal Shopper: Long-Term Relationships, Long-Term Savings

Despite the Cash-for-Clunkers frenzy, overall new-vehicle sales remain way down versus two or three years ago. So it wouldn't be at all a stretch to say that more people... read more August 19, 2009 by  4


 
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Cash For Clunkers: Mechanics, Aftermarket Already Hurting?

We've heard a lot about the positives of the Cash-for-Clunkers program in recent days. It gets gas-guzzling vehicles off the road in favor of more fuel-efficient, potentially... read more August 7, 2009 by  9


 
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Dealership Or Indie Shop For Repairs? Choose Wisely.

According to a story from late last week in the Consumerist, an upstate New York Dodge dealership kept a vehicle for six days for repairs and charged the customer well over... read more July 21, 2009 by  3


 
2009 Infiniti G37

Driven: 2009 Infiniti G37S. Great Panache With Drivetrain Lash.

Ever trying to capture the BMW 3-series magic, for 2009 Infiniti has blessed its G37S with the same hi-po 3.7-liter V-6 found under the hood of the angry Nissan 370Z Coupe... read more March 15, 2009 by  3


 
Prius mechanic Carolyn Coquillette photographed by Sarah Lyon

Link Love From The Car Connection: Flying Car Concepts, Lambo Coloring Books, And Happy Birthday To A Giant Among Men

We have nothing to say about Tuesdays. Well, we do, but our lawyers can be so picky. Slander, schmander, on to the links: That's Ms. Greasemonkey to you -- We may be losing... read more March 3, 2009 by  3


 
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