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March 30, 2017

New Ford recalls affect 442,000 Edge, Escape, Fiesta, Fusion, and other models

This morning, Ford Motor Company published details about four new recalls affecting more than 442,000 vehicles registered in North America. The vast majority were sold in the U.S.

How to keep your teen from drinking and driving

Roughly one-third of Americans don't get enough sleep, and we have a hunch that many of those fatigued folks are parents of teenagers. When adolescents begin spending more time away from home, in the company of their friends, it can leave adults tossing and turning, waiting for teens to get home. 

6 tips for taking road trips with your dog

Putting a cat in a pet carrier is like playing a high-voltage game of Operation: it's not for the faint of heart. Some animals just don't travel well.

2018 Kia Stinger, 2017 Seoul auto show

2018 Kia Stinger, 2017 Seoul auto show

From Motor Authority:

Kia Stinger 0-60 time under 4.9 seconds

When you think of Kia, one vehicle characteristic that doesn't spring to mind is acceleration. The automaker is hoping to change that with its 2018 Stinger.

Dodge Demon can use air conditioner to cool intake air

We’re now less than a fortnight out from the debut of the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon at the 2017 New York auto show. Nevertheless, Dodge still has plenty of details to reveal.

Is this the 2018 Jeep Wrangler?

A redesigned Jeep Wrangler will be unveiled later this year, but a photo alleged to depict the vehicle, in four-door Wrangler Unlimited form, has surfaced online.

 

From Green Car Reports:

Lessons learned from early electric car: 2011 Nissan Leaf at 90,000 miles

Being a pioneer isn't easy.

When you're pioneering new automotive technology, it can be challenging and sometimes costly. Just ask anyone who owned an early turbocharged sport sedan, for instance.

How to curb climate change yourself: drive a more efficient car

Given the current political landscape in Washington, it's not unreasonable to worry about the future of U.S. efforts to combat climate change.

Elon Musk as stern daddy: no central Model 3 speedo, head-up display for you!

Never let it be said that Tesla CEO Elon Musk isn't a man of strong opinions.

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