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Check Engine Light: What Is It Telling You?

Check Engine Light: What Is It Telling You?

If you see the 'Check Engine' light in your instrument cluster, how much should you worry? It's a common question, one that every mechanic hears repeatedly. And the answer is: It depends on what the light is doing. Glowing If the light--technically known as a Malfunction Indicator Lamp--is...

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2010 Fisker Karma

2010 Fisker Karma Preview

There was quite a buzz around the Fisker Automotive stand as company CEO Henrik Fisker delivered a short address to the media and introduced the Karma. To much of the... read more January 14, 2008 by 1

2008 Ford Explorer America Concept

Ford EcoBoost: V-8 Power from Six?

Automotive engineering is all about trade-offs. You want to build something bigger, you normally wind up with more weight. More features? A higher price tag. To improve... read more January 6, 2008 by 0

2008 Ferrari F430 Scuderia

Ferrari F430 Scuderia On Sale in ‘08

Ferrari’s newest berlinetta, the 430 Scuderia, made its North American debut at last week’s auto show inLos Angeles. The Scuderia is the ultimate performance version of... read more November 19, 2007 by 0

Saleen S302 Extreme

Saleen Goes Extreme With Latest ‘Stang

Longtime Mustang tuners Saleen took to the runway during this week’sL.A. auto show to introduce their latest rorty rendition of the Ford pony car, the S302 Extreme. The... read more November 15, 2007 by 0

2007 Mercedes-Benz S400 Bluetec concept

Hybrids, AMG Coexist Peacefully at Benz

The Mercedes stand at theLos Angeles auto show was a study in contrasts: on the one hand, a diesel-powered S-Class hybrid concept, and on the other, the blazing-fast C63 AMG... read more November 15, 2007 by 0

Chevrolet Equinox fuel-cell vehicle and David Shelton

GM Bringing Fuel Cells Home

Power to the people. Hydrogen power, that is. Starting in January, General Motors will begin to deliver the first of 100 road-ready fuel cell vehicles, to motorists in... read more November 15, 2007 by 0

Haynes engine kit

Xmas Wish: Build Your Own Engine?

Is this the ultimate Christmas present for the auto fan in your family? British publishing firm Haynes is most famous around the globe for its range of manuals to help the... read more November 12, 2007 by 0

1950 Studebaker Commander

Car Trivia: November 8, 2007

1. Name the rock and roll disc jockey heard on American Graffiti car radios. 2. This tag line from the TV series Laugh-In was used in reference toPontiac's GTO "The Judge"... read more November 8, 2007 by 0

1964 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

Car Trivia: November 2, 2007

Get more TCC Trivia   1. Name the first passenger vehicle built in the United States that combined four-wheel drive with an automatic transmission. 2. With what items'... read more November 2, 2007 by 0

2007 Hyundai i30

Hyundai i10 Bows in Europe

The second installment in Hyundai’s drive to rebrand its entire European range has begun. Hot on the heels of the i30 compact hatchback comes the i10 city car, due in... read more October 31, 2007 by 0

2009 Fisker Plug-In Hybrid

Fisker Previews Plug-In Luxosedan

Fisker Automotive, the latest Palo Alto, California-based venture from Henrik Fisker, the Danish founder of Fisker Coachbuild, that has dubbed itself the ‘green... read more October 31, 2007 by 0

Mazda SISS

Mazda: Zoom-Zoom Going Green

Pressing the red “Start” button, the Mazda RX-8 fires up, the pint-sized rotary engine under its hood buzzing as I modulate the throttle, shift into gear and launch down... read more October 29, 2007 by 0

BMW Isetta

Car Trivia: October 26, 2007

Get more TCC Trivia 1. This new 1970 model was hailed as the first modern U.S.-built subcompact car. 2. In which model year did the Pontiac GTO first have an optional "The... read more October 26, 2007 by 0

2008 Toyota Highlander

Is Toyota in Trouble?

Like millions of Americans, Suzanne Oshry is a loyalToyota owner. Or at least she has been. Earlier this year, Oshry purchased the latest in a string of Camry sedans from... read more October 21, 2007 by 1

classic Hudson Truck

Car Trivia: October 17, 2007

Get more TCC Trivia 1. Paul Newman drove a pink Cadillac convertible in this 1963 movie. 2. Name the first racer to win World Championships on two and four wheels. 3. Which... read more October 17, 2007 by 0


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