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Well, She Won… Now We May All Lose

Heather Peters (no relation to this writer) just won her lawsuit against Honda over what she argued were misleading claims about the gas mileage she'd get out of her then-new 2006...

One For Them… One For Us

In the news today, an example of the two-tiered system of "justice" that exists in America - one for us and one for them: Colorado State Rep. Laura Bradford was pulled...

OBD III: The Motor Law Realized

You know that "check engine" light on your dashboard? What if instead of just telling you that the car's computer has detected some fault with the emissions control system, it told...

How Government Just Made Your Next Car Less Safe

I recently did a column about the burbling war between the Safety Nazis and the Mileage Mussolinis (see here). Well, here's the first casualty: Your safety. Because your next new car probably...

The Emperor’s Speech

The other night, Emperor Palpatine gave his State of the Empire speech. You know, the Sith Lord from Star Wars. He channeled his Dark Presence right into the Capitol Building, where...

The Failure of Satellite Radio

Satellite radio - that is, SirusXM satellite radio - was supposed to be revolutionary, an end-run around the heavily censored, mostly commercials dreck of terrestrial FM and AM radio. Well, they...

A Bit of Good News… Well, Sort Of

Sometimes, we get a lucky break. The same Supreme Court that routinely tramples the Constitution once in awhile stops mid-stomp, as if by dint of some atavistic recollection of the liberty...

An Ode To Two Strokes

Regulars here know I'm in the process of restoring an old Kawasaki motorcycle - a 1975 S1C Triple. I love the bike's lines and looks - but I also admire its...

And in This Corner…

An epic bout is in the making - and we'll all have a ringside seat. In this corner, the Safety Nazis - who have inadvertently made the average new car several...

The CNG Alternative

Whatever happened to CNG - Compressed Natural Gas - as an alternative fuel? Back in the mid '90s, I test-drove a few factory-built CNG-powered "demonstrator" vehicles, including a new Ford Crown...
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