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Place Your Bets! The Best Super Bowl Commercial Will Be… Place Your Bets! The Best Super Bowl Commercial Will Be…
I have a really hard time with the fact that most Super Bowl ads can be viewed online right now. I treasure the memories of Super Bowls past, when the Broncos were getting whooped by the 49ers, Redskins and Giants. I miss the times that Macintosh shocked the world with 1984 and Coke made us cry with...
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2006 BMW HP2 Enduro Recall 2006 BMW HP2 Enduro Recall
BMW has announced that they are recalling certain models of the 2006 through 2010 model year HP2 Motorcycles.  They stated that in the affected motorcycles, the fuel pump flange (and the auxiliary fuel pump flange if equipped) could develop cracks and leak fuel. ? A fuel leak in the presence of an...
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2011 Bentley Continental GT Recall 2011 Bentley Continental GT Recall
Bentley has announced that they are recalling certain model year 2007 through 2011 Continental GT vehicles manufactured from July 2006 through June 2010 and equipped with carbon ceramic brake discs.  They stated that in the affected vehicles, the stainless steel screws that secure the brake rotors...
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Small and Fun, Not Big and Heavy Small and Fun, Not Big and Heavy
There’s no better time to think about a small, sporty roadster than in the middle of winter. That must be why a friend asked yesterday what car I’d recommend if he’s looking for a somewhat low-maintenance, small, sporty convertible to add some fun into his otherwise mundane life....
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We Finally Have an American Treasure! We Finally Have an American Treasure!
Mount Rushmore. The Statue of Liberty. Yellowstone. Nicholas Cage. The United States has its share of official (and unofficial) national treasures. From buildings to monuments to places, the U.S. Library of Congress has designated some 40,000 national treasures as significant to the history of the...
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This Is How to Get an Electric Car This Is How to Get an Electric Car
Did you ever think you could drive an electric car for about $25 a day? That probably sounds like a cheesy ad for a low-priced rental-car company, and I guess there’s some truth to that. When compared with the costs of buying or leasing a new EV, this brilliant little plan seems like the way...
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Bad Gas Mileage or Lack of Common Sense? Bad Gas Mileage or Lack of Common Sense?
I have a family member who doesn’t know anything about cars. I mean that quite literally, so the fact that she routinely sits behind the wheel of one is more than a little frightening. Allow me to correct myself: This is a person who knows one thing about cars. She knows that they go. She knows...
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Good Wood: Finnish Paper Company to Unveil Wooden Car in Geneva Good Wood: Finnish Paper Company to Unveil Wooden Car in Geneva
Faking wood has long been a favorite pastime of automotive designers. When the small number of mid-century automobiles that used actual lumber for low-stress body panels disappeared from the landscape, faux-wood-grain finishes began appearing everywhere, from the exteriors of station wagons to the...
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Volkswagen Updates its Polo—No, It’s Still Not Coming Here Volkswagen Updates its Polo—No, It’s Still Not Coming Here
Five years after the launch of its fifth-generation supermini, Volkswagen is giving the Polo a shot of Botox. The modest face lift includes a new lower front fascia, new headlights, more options, and an upgraded engine portfolio. Follow Car and Driver on Facebook Outside, the face-lifted Polo...
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Alfa Romeo Rear- and All-Wheel-Drive Mid-Size Platform Gets a Name: Giorgio Alfa Romeo Rear- and All-Wheel-Drive Mid-Size Platform Gets a Name: Giorgio
We’d be okay with Alfa’s mid-sizer looking like this 6C Concept Coupé. As Alfa Romeo’s never-ending U.S.-market reentry saga drags on, it appears the Italian marque is still working on its ballyhooed revival, based on a report from Automotive News. A big part of the brand’s...
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