Thursday, August 5, 2021

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    Which Matters More: Reputation or Warranty Coverage?

    Two of the factors most people consider when shopping for a new car are its overall reputation for quality and reliability (as well as that of the company which built it)...

    How Technology Killed Toyota

    Toyota's troubles with run-amok cars is apparently related somehow to the drive-by-wire throttle control used in models like the Prius hybrid. With drive-by-wire, there is no physical connection between the gas pedal...

    Roll-up windows work just fine for me!

    I have two "modern" vehicles - a '98 and a 2002 Nissan Frontier pick-up. Both basically identical except one is 4WD (manual control, part-time) and one (the '02) has intermittent wipers. The...

    The Extinction of Affordable Tires

    Have you noticed how expensive tires - even basic tires - have become? Your run-of-the-mill radial now runs close to $100 (less mounting, tire stems and all that). It's easy to drop...

    How to Bleed Brakes

    “Bleeding” the brakes just means purging air from inside the lines, master cylinder and wheel cylinders. If the brake pedal feels spongy - especially after you’ve done brake work that involved...

    Pros and Cons of Alternative Fuels

    At the dawn of the automobile age, gasoline was the up and coming "alternative fuel" - vying with electric batteries and steam power. Gas ultimately won out, of course. But now...

    Car Buying Tips You May Not Have Heard About

    Search around the Net and you'll find page after page of car-buying tips; many are good - some you may already know. Here are a few that you might not have...

    A Better Way To Save Gas … ?

    There's an easy, uncomplicated - and entirely voluntary - way we could cut our gas consumption by a third our more, without federal fuel efficiency dictates or pocket-picking gas tax hikes. All...

    New Car Features That Suck

    Today's cars are vastly more reliable and better-built than the cars of the past. But some have features you wish would stop working - or that had never been installed in...

    The $41k Fiasco…

    How much crack, exactly, has GM been smoking? Last week, it was announced that the much-anticipated 2011 Volt electric car will be arriving at Chevy dealers this fall - and that it...
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