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HEATH CALHOUN 400 ODDS HEATH CALHOUN 400 ODDS
It is the worst feeling in the world that doesn’t involve pain. It’s the feeling you get waiting in line at the Las Vegas airport after you got absolutely clobbered at the tables. Will it bankrupt you? I hope not. Is the loss only financial? You hope so. But you arrived to the city hours...
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DRAGSTER REAR VIEW DRAGSTER REAR VIEW
Rear View From Dragster – Watch more Funny Videos? OK, I just thought this was cool. This is the rear view from a dragster as it accelerates to 280 mph. Now I know what the view was like from the bumper of my 1992 Buick LeSabre! May she rest in peace. Mysterious racist code license plate turns...
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The EV conundrum: How to calculate fuel use? The EV conundrum: How to calculate fuel use?
By law, every new car sold in the U.S. must display Environmental Protection Agency fuel-economy figures on its window sticker. But what about electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) that extract some or all of their power from the grid instead of the gas pump? That topic was tackled by...
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Recall: 2004-2008 Acura TSX Recall: 2004-2008 Acura TSX
Acura, the luxury division of Honda, announced that they are recalling all 2004 through 2008 Acura TSX models sold in the U.S. to replace a power steering hose. 167,000 vehicles are covered by the recall. The exterior surface of the hose may deteriorate prematurely because of high underhood temperatures....
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Lexus GX 460 Owners: Relax, the Fix Is In Lexus GX 460 Owners: Relax, the Fix Is In
It’s Friday, and if you get to your dealer today, you just might be able to get the electronic stability control (ESC) fixed in time to run your GX 460 through the gymkhana this weekend. You know, spin it around the airport course and through the cones. Then you can test out whether the beast […]
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2010 Alfa Romeo Giulietta – First Drive Review 2010 Alfa Romeo Giulietta – First Drive Review
This Italian compact shows the Fiat-Chrysler alliance has promise. We are sympathetic to the boy who cried wolf. Frankly, we’ve lost track of the number of times we have heralded the return of Alfa Romeo to the United States. Keep Reading: 2010 Alfa Romeo Giulietta – First Drive Review No...
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The Future of the Internal-Combustion Engine – Feature The Future of the Internal-Combustion Engine – Feature
Despite the green hype, internal-combustion engines will keep powering vehicles for the foreseeable future. Carlos Ghosn, the CEO of Nissan and Renault, has proclaimed that battery-powered vehicles will account for 10 percent of global new-car sales by 2020. Mr. Ghosn, of course, is planning to introduce...
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Buick: Trying to Fix the Perception Problem Buick: Trying to Fix the Perception Problem
Buick’s competitive new products—starting with the Enclave and now the LaCrosse and brand-new Regal—far exceed the brand’s former perception of building roly-poly barges for the retiree crowd. Speaking of the age thing, this recent product push has helped; Buick’s average customer in the...
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New Entry-Level Model Maserati Targeting BMW 5-Series New Entry-Level Model Maserati Targeting BMW 5-Series
Oh this should be very, very interesting. Word out of Italy is that Maserati is looking to expand down market, and take on the likes of BMW’s 5 series sedans. Just what does this mean? Does this mean I can have visions of M5 thumping Masers with Ferrari sourced plants under the hood? I sure...
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2010 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY Recall 2010 CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY Recall
The Braun corporation is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2010 Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Caravan commercial entervans which were altered by Braun between January 21, 2009 and March 19, 2010.  During conversion, the chassis was raised and the floor was lowered to accommodate...
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