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Traveling In Canada This Summer? Don't Park With Your Windows Down

Traveling In Canada This Summer? Don't Park With Your Windows Down

In states and towns across America, you can find plenty of dumb laws on the books. In Washington state, for example, it's illegal to harass Bigfoot. In Louisiana, stealing an alligator could result in a ten-year jail term. And until 1997, it was against the law to sell doughnut holes in Leigh...

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2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2014

2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid Video Road Test

Subaru’s built its reputation as the king of all-wheel-drive wagons, but it hasn’t always been the king of fuel economy. That sticking point has led to the first... read more June 20, 2014 by 


 
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U.S. Senators Propose Gas Tax Increase. Will It Fix Our Crumbling Roads & Bridges?

America doesn't do a great job of maintaining its highways and byways. At least a third of our roads are substandard, and our crumbling bridges need $3.6 trillion of repairs... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
Harley Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle prototype

Chevy Volt Fix, Highest Repair Costs, Electric Harley-Davidson: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: New-Car Problems Up: Blame Technology And...The Polar Vortex? Americans are seeing more problems with their new vehicles this year, compared to last... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT-8

Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Grand Caravan, And Other Chrysler Models Investigated For Ignition Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of five vehicles in response to complaints that keys in the ignition switch can be knocked... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 GMC Sierra

2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Adopt New SAE J2807 Towing Standards

When it comes to pickup trucks, towing capacity has the same importance that fuel economy has with hybrids or driving range has with electric vehicles. Unlike those examples... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Subaru Forester

Some 2011-2014 Subarus To Get New Piston Rings

Subaru will replace the piston rings on some 2011-2014 Outback, Forester, and XV Crosstrek crossovers, and Impreza and Legacy sedans, due to a problem with excessive oil... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt

2012-2013 Chevy Volt Gets Free Fix For Battery Cooling

GM will offer a free service to owners of 2012-2013 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric vehicles, to resolve an issue with battery coolant. Some Volts were not filled with... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
2004 Ford Escape XLT

2001-2004 Ford Escape Recalled for Rust

Ford Motor Company is recalling 2001-2004 Escape crossovers operated in salt-belt-states due to a condition that develops from prolonged exposure to road salt. In affected... read more June 19, 2014 by 


 
CarMD Vehicle Health Index, 2014

North Carolina, Massachusetts, Delaware Rank Highest In Car Repair Costs

Having a car repaired can be pretty unpleasant. (A recent study suggests that half of Americans would rather visit the dentist than take a car to the shop.) But in some... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
OnStar 4G LTE System

New-Car Problems Up: Blame Technology And...The Polar Vortex?

Americans are seeing more problems with their new vehicles this year, compared to last year. But could the weather be to blame for some of it? That's one thing J.D. Power is... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Motors gallery in Houston Galleria, opened October 2011, with Model S on display

Terrified Of Tesla, NADA Launches Campaign To Tout Benefits Of Franchise Dealerships

Tesla's roadmap to success has been long and winding and full of potholes. One of the biggest obstacles vexing the startup automaker has been America's network of state... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

Most Stolen SUV, 2015 Acura ILX, 2015 Mercedes CLS: What’s New @ The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: Acura ILX Hybrid Dropped for 2015 The Acura ILX has only been on the market for about two years now, but in each of its model year changeovers so... read more June 18, 2014 by 


 
2014 Acura ILX

Acura ILX Hybrid Dropped for 2015

The Acura ILX has only been on the market for about two years now, but in each of its model year changeovers so far, it's seen more than its share of changes. A year after... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
Chevy Volt Vs. Nissan Leaf

Chevy Volt Vs. Nissan Leaf: Compare Cars

They both deliver smooth, all-electric power. They both plug into the wall to recharge their battery packs. And after three years, they're still the first and second... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford Escape

NICB Reveals Most-Stolen SUVs In America: Ford Nabs Gold, Silver, And Bronze

Generally speaking, auto thieves gravitate toward cars, especially perennial targets like the Honda Accord and Civic. But as everyone knows, SUVs and crossovers are big... read more June 17, 2014 by 


 
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