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Studies Prove The Obvious: Commuting Is Bad For You

Studies Prove The Obvious: Commuting Is Bad For You

This just in: the longer your daily commute, the less likely you are to be happy, healthy and even married for any length of time. A new study by researchers at Umea University in Sweden proved that commuters who drive more than 45 minutes each way are 40 percent likelier to divorce than those with... read more

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Ford\'s 100,000th hybrid rolls off the Kansas City assembly line in March 2009

U.S Automakers Hiring, But It's Not All Good News

For U.S. automakers, business is up and the days of bankruptcies and government bailouts are in the past. Ford is hiring, GM is hiring and Chrysler is hiring. All want... read more May 31, 2011 by  3


 
2011 Nissan Leaf Ad pokes Fun at "Gas-powered" Volt

Nissan “Leaf Blower” Strikes Back At Chevy Volt

Gotta love the snide little digs carmakers slip into some of their commercials. Nissan’s new ad campaign, “What If Everything Ran on Gas?” is the first in a... read more May 29, 2011 by  0


 
2007 Jeep Wrangler X

Jeep Wrangler Airbag Issue Prompts NHTSA Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is following up on 29 consumer complaints relating to airbag issues on 2007 and 2008 model year Jeep Wranglers. Affected by... read more May 29, 2011 by  0


 
2007 Nissan Altima

NHTSA Investigates Nissan Altima Brake System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into reports that master cylinder assemblies on some 2007 and 2008 Altima models may leak brake fluid, prompting... read more May 29, 2011 by  0


 
Parking lot

Skirting The Law: Disabled Parking Abuse On The Rise

In cash-strapped California, scofflaws parking illegally by using disabled parking placards when they’re perfectly able-bodied are in for a rude awakening. Sting... read more May 28, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

NASCAR Driver Juan Pablo Montoya Drives... A Chevy Volt?

In the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Juan Pablo Montoya is known for his take-no-prisoners driving style, and his aggressive on-track behavior recently landed him (and fellow... read more May 28, 2011 by  0


 
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X

Jeep Wrangler In NHTSA Airbag Probe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is looking into a potential defect with the airbag system on 2007 and 2008 model year Jeep Wranglers. Some 222,000... read more May 28, 2011 by  3


 
Iceland's Fimmvorduhals erupts. Image: Henrik Thorburn

How To Clean Volcano Ash Off Your Car: Today In Natural Disasters

Whether or not you believe in global warming, one thing is clear: worldwide, we’ve been getting some pretty severe weather and natural disasters as of late. While we... read more May 28, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Buick Enclave

The Stories New (Buick Enclave) Tires Could Tell

Ever wonder how the original equipment tires wind up on your family vehicle? It’s not that they were a bargain and the automaker thought they’d save a few coins... read more May 28, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Audi A5 Cabriolet

New Take On “Car Lover”: U.K. Study Reveals Amorous Car Habits

If you’ve ever described yourself as a car lover, you might find the results of a U.K. study quite amusing. Confused.com, one of the U.K.’s biggest price... read more May 27, 2011 by  0


 
USPTO Chrysler Logo

California Investigates Chrysler-Owned L.A. Dealership

California's auto franchise law is fairly specific: automakers cannot own dealerships located within 10 miles of their franchised dealers. As with any rule, there are... read more May 27, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Saab 9-4X Aero

Report: Saab To Resume Production On May 27

Reports from Sweden indicate that Saab will return to limited production on Friday, May 27, thanks to a cash infusion from Chinese auto distributor Pangda. Saab will ramp up... read more May 26, 2011 by  0


 
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Memorial Day Weekend Travel Won't Be Damped By Gas Prices

Gas prices may still be near their peaks of $4 a gallon--or higher in the usual states--but Memorial Day road tripping won't be down as a result, says the AAA. The travel... read more May 26, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat

2012 VW Passat: Made In USA, Costs Less Than Last Year

If you can find a 2010 VW Passat on a dealer’s lot, the sticker price will start at a minimum of $27,195. When the 2012 Passats begin appearing at Volkswagen... read more May 26, 2011 by  0


 
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Unfit To Drive? Study Says It's 1 In 5

According to a new study by GMAC Insurance, nearly 37 million Americans – about 18 percent – are unfit to drive on the road. That’s nearly one in five... read more May 26, 2011 by  0


 
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