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Car Santa Gives to Needy Drivers

Car Santa Gives to Needy Drivers

While some wish-listers want iPods and Playstations for the holidays, some folks are just in need of something practical. Something like a car that runs enough to get to work and to get kids to school. Some of their wishes are filled each year by Terry Franz. Calling himself the Car Santa, Franz...

December 3, 2006 by 
 
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Two Road Warriors Meet America

By Kate McLeod Lori Raimondo, traveling alone on a cross-country trip, remembers some serious hesitation when she pulled into a biker bar in Ely , Nevada . She forged ahead... read more November 26, 2006 by  0


 
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Imagine..A World Without Traffic Signs?

Can you imagine a world without traffic signs, or speed limit signs — or any kind of signs? Germany’s Der Spiegel reports that a number of small European towns are doing... read more November 20, 2006 by  0


 
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Yoostabees: How Car Lighting Evolved

 Look back at the history of cars in our Classics Corner Volkswagen of America has started a tease on its forthcoming joint venture with DaimlerChrysler AG to bring out a... read more November 19, 2006 by  0


 
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Borat Beware: We Drive Kazakhstan!

2007 Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec by Gary Witzenburg (9/18/2006) The world’s cleanest diesel, Benz promises. MORE PHOTOS: The first question has to be why? Why would Mercedes... read more November 12, 2006 by  0


 
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Museum Hawk: National Automotive and Truck Museum

Museum Hawk: Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg by Mike Davis (8/28/2006) A plethora of low-volume Americana. Museum Hawk: World War II Victory Museum by Mike Davis (10/16/2006) A... read more November 2, 2006 by  0


 
2007 Ford Edge

Ford Banks on Edge for Turnaround

Can Ford Motor Co. regain its Edge? The automaker certainly hopes so with the introduction of a new crossover aimed at the U.S. auto market’s fastest-growing segment. The... read more October 25, 2006 by  0


 
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TCC’s Take: Test Senior Drivers Often

Related Articles: TCC Tip: Elderly Drivers by Bengt Halvorson (3/13/2006) Do older drivers pose a greater risk to others, and what can we do to accommodate them? With the... read more October 22, 2006 by  0


 
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Ten Questions: Smart’s Dave Schembri

A sand sculpture created by smart to show its next-generation design. Related Articles: Smart Debuts in U.S. in 2008 by Jim Burt (7/3/2006) Vehicles will be sold through... read more October 22, 2006 by  0


 
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Great Drives: Lower Austria

click to enlarge; right-click to save as wallpaper By Farhad Heydari You would expect a regular, let alone frequent visitor to any city to have, at the very least, a cursory... read more October 22, 2006 by  0


 
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Convergence: A Brave New World Ahead?

The big message out of the Convergence 2006 conference inDetroit last week was that the electronic components for the automobile are getting smaller and faster — and are... read more October 22, 2006 by  0


 
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TCC Tip: Make Your Car Pay

Though it might seem a little obsessive to some of us who live by the seat of our pants, keeping a simple logbook for your car makes a lot of sense. It takes just a little... read more October 20, 2006 by  0


 
1998 Audi Cabriolet

Museum Hawk: World War II Victory Museum

Museum Hawk: Auburn-Cord-Duesenberg by Mike Davis (8/28/2006) A plethora of low-volume Americana. This is the second in a series about the remarkable collection of four, I... read more October 16, 2006 by  0


 
2001 Acura Integra two-door interior

Mechanic’s Tale: A Clean Car

Mechanic's Tale: The Big Cat by Douglas Flint (8/21/2006)I fell in love with a machine - and lost. More Mechanic's Tales from Doug Flint My neighbor is one of those guys. You... read more October 16, 2006 by  0


 
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New Clean Diesel Fuel Is Here

All About Green Machines by TCC Team (10/16/2006) The basics - and more - about earth-friendly vehicles. 2007 Mercedes-Benz E320 Bluetec by Gary Witzenburg (9/18/2006) The... read more October 16, 2006 by  0


 
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Car Trivia: October 13, 2006

by Murray Jackson 1. This 1992-1997 Subaru coupe had an unusual window-in-window glass design. 2. This carmaker offered a Land Cruiser four-door sedan in 1954. 3. Which GM... read more October 13, 2006 by  0


 
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