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BMW's Dr. Kay Segler Returns To MINI

BMW's Dr. Kay Segler Returns To MINI

You’ve probably heard the name Dr. Kay (pronounced “Kai”) Segler before; as head of BMW’s M Division, Dr. Segler was instrumental in the creation of BMW’s 1-Series M Coupe. His name and face were all over the internet at the launch of the track-day-terror, which Segler... read more

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2011 Ford Fiesta

Ford Fiesta: The Honking, 2010

This is just wrong. Morally, socially, technically and in all other ways. This is what happens when society--hold on, let me rephrase that--automotive geek society goes... read more July 21, 2010 by 


 
2002 Chevrolet Impala LS

Car Dealer Tricks: The Independent Trade Value (Part II)

We’re looking at tricks that car dealers use to get more money out of customers than they want to pay. This compares to being upfront and transparent in their business... read more July 19, 2010 by 


 
2000 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible

Crosley On A Pole Has Future Up In The Air

In an age of variable message signs and LED digital displays, does a car on a pole have any chance of surviving into the next calendar year? Possibly not unless a Hanover... read more July 18, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Dodge Viper

Negotiate Your Car Deal: A Hard Chair Makes You A Better Haggler

In my book, HELP! Gotta Sell My Car NOW! (www.BayAreaCarGuy.com), I introduce an effective method of negotiating the price of a car deal when selling privately. It focuses on... read more June 29, 2010 by 


 
2010 Toyota 4Runner Trail

Less Obama, More Australia: Chatter Versus Macho

Too much talk, too much chatter, too much blah, blah, blah. Did you see that Obama speech the other night? I didn't. It was about BP Oil, so I skipped it, largely because... read more June 16, 2010 by 


 
2010 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck Front Exterior View

Predatory Towing Or Just Property Rights

If you travel to Philadelphia for a cheese steak or a soft pretzel be careful where you park your car. However, if Mayor Michael Nutter signs a bill passed recently in city... read more June 12, 2010 by 


 
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck Wheel Cap

Tire Aging: The Unseen Danger

Most car owners think that the best way to measure how safe their tires are is by using a tread depth gauge (or Abe Lincoln’s head on a penny), but maybe you should be... read more June 8, 2010 by 


 
Oshawa Camaro Plant Photo

Baltimore Tops List Of Most Dangerous Cities For Drivers

The city of Baltimore is known for many things, from its delicious crab cakes to its eclectic neighborhoods to its amazingly high murder rate. Now, according to... read more May 16, 2010 by 


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Are You Risking My Life By Driving While Talking or Texting?

  Not sure how many people saw the ad in AutoWeek a few weeks ago that showed a pistol and a blackberry with blood all over the background. I thought it was one of the most... read more March 23, 2010 by  1


 
Ford Intelligent Vehicles preview

Ten Easy Tips You Can Follow To Prevent Car Theft

In my last post I explained my thoughts on the two kinds of people in this world, those that love cars and everybody else. Car lover or not, having your car stolen is pretty... read more February 16, 2010 by  1


 
2010 Kia Soul

IIHS Outlines Test Procedures

How vehicles are evaluated: The Institute's frontal crashworthiness evaluations are based on results of 40 mph frontal offset crash tests. Each vehicle's overall evaluation... read more November 19, 2009 by 


 
Bruce Richter drives the 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

What You Need To Know Before Taking Your Vehicle In For Repairs

Once you have established where you will be taking your car to for repairs, contact them, & clear up the following points with them, before you book your vehicle in for... read more November 15, 2009 by 


 
2010 Ford Edge

The 2010 Ford Edge: A Misnomer So Criminal as to Verge On Chrome Logo Abuse

There have been some goofy automotive names in the past that either didn't mean much of anything (Cimarron, Catera) or were just plain stupid (Chevy Nova which means doesn't... read more November 5, 2009 by 


 
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AAA Study Warns of Dangers of Mixing Driving and Drugs; Awareness Is Low

If you're reading this article and have been around long enough to remember Woodstock, the Chicago 7 and the original Beatles trip to this country, then you are an official... read more November 1, 2009 by 


 
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My Problem With Cash for Clunkers

While it is a generally good idea, certain elements of its mandated procedure, are, I believe, halfbaked. Taking a portion of the Nations' aging auto fleet, by offering a... read more August 24, 2009 by  1


 
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