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Sail fawns and “one for the road” – Why not ban bad drivers instead?

The National Safety Council (one of those private but sounds-like-it's-the government "interest groups") wants to see cell phone use in cars banned. I hate sail fawns, too. They're annoying and they're over-used....

Worst Car Names Ever

Naming cars, like naming kids, sometimes comes out all wrong. Striving to be cr8tive, some parents cripple their progeny with appellations guaranteed to result in a lifetime of abuse. It's the same...

2011 Ford Transit Connect

Name any category of vehicle - compact cars, sport sedans, luxury SUVs, crossovers - and there are multiple choices; sometimes as many as a dozen in any single category But the Ford...

Pontiac Catalina, 1965-1972

Pontiac is most famous for models like the GTO of the '60s, the Firebird of the '70s - and even the Fiero of the 1980s. These cars cemented Pontiac's status as...

Calling BS on Hybrid Hype?

A new generation of hybrid gas-electric and all-electric cars - including the 2011 Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf - has arrived, with much hype attending their launch. There is the promise of...

Don’t think you need a radar detector?

It's been almost exactly two years since I bought my V1 radar detector. It's also been almost exactly two years since I last got a speeding ticket. Coincidence? More like a reprieve. No longer...

2011 Infiniti G37x

Check it out: For $46k, you could buy a new Lexus GS350 with rear wheel drive and 303 hp V-6.  $38k will buy you a new Caddy CTS with AWD and 270 hp....

So Your Car’s A Lemon… What Can You Do?

This won't be easy. In the first place, it takes a lot for a car to be officially acknowledged as a "lemon" insofar as the law is concerned. You usually have to...

Ford LTD 1965–1982

No one knows for sure just exactly what "LTD" stands for. Some say "Limited"—others "Luxury Trim Decor." Perhaps there is an ancient temple somewhere with weathered letters chiseled in stone, signifying...

Thug Cop Shoots, Paralyzes Biker

You never who you are dealing with during a traffic stop. That goes for the person being pulled as much as it does for the cop doing the pulling-over. Motorcyclist Michael McCloskey, Jr....
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