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June car sales: Numbers are up, but automakers are still struggling June car sales: Numbers are up, but automakers are still struggling
After posting some large gains in car sales the past few months, the June numbers show a bit of a slow down. The most recent sales reports suggest that economic troubles are far from over. While most auto company’s sales are up compared to the same time last year, it is not as much of an increase...
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Video: How to choose a convertible Video: How to choose a convertible
The busy travel season is almost upon us and for many motorists, summer road trips are best taken with the top down. Let’s face it: a convertible has little to do with practicality and everything to do with enjoying an open-air driving experience. But if you plan on buying a convertible, here are...
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How to decorate your Garmin GPS for the holidays and winter How to decorate your Garmin GPS for the holidays and winter
Looking to add a little personality to your co-pilot? If you are bored with the standard car icon on your GPS, Garmin offers personalized icons that you can download for free. For a seasonal makeover, you can choose a holiday bundle that includes icons such as a train, sled, present, reindeer, Christmas...
How to decorate your Garmin GPS for the holidays and winter »
Test Drive: Gokivo GPS iPhone navigation app Test Drive: Gokivo GPS iPhone navigation app
Gokivo is the latest iPhone navigation app that our GPS team has evaluated. We have spent hours in the lab and in the real-world in the New York City metro area putting the software through our paces, judging ease of use, features, and usefulness. It has proven to be an effective navigator, though its...
Test Drive: Gokivo GPS iPhone navigation app »
Connected GPS: TomTom XL 340S Live Connected GPS: TomTom XL 340S Live
The holiday season is fast approaching, as evidenced by back-to-school displays quickly replaced by Halloween and even Christmas merchandise. For us, the clearer evidence is the accelerated pace for GPS introductions. We’ve been chronicling the latest iPhone apps, and covered the geo-networking...
Connected GPS: TomTom XL 340S Live »
Summer Road Trip Prep Summer Road Trip Prep
Ah, the summer road trip: an American tradition that’s evolved from horse and buggy to Model T, from station wagon to today’s SUV. Artistic interpretations of these traveling adventures are as varied as the Joads in "The Grapes of Wrath" and the Griswolds in "National Lampoon’s...
Summer Road Trip Prep »
Goodyear Eagle MS EMT Goodyear Eagle MS EMT
Sports car enjoyment was once a seasonal affair. Every fall, owners faced the prospect of tucking away their pride and joy for a long winter’s nap while the wind blew cold and the roads were slippery. Adding the fourth season necessitated a long list of improvements—tighter sealing convertible...
Goodyear Eagle MS EMT »
Choosing Wiper Blades Choosing Wiper Blades
Replacing windshield wiper blades is a low priority task for the most of us. One only and suddenly remembers that the wiper blades are worn out when it rains or snows. This thought is usually and quickly forgotten when the skies clear up. This on and off act of procrastination continues, often until...
Choosing Wiper Blades »
Autumn Automobiling Autumn Automobiling
Just as you should check your smoke detectors’ batteries every autumn, preventative procedures can keep automotive disaster from striking. The weather can change overnight—the Colorado Rockies (both the mountains and the baseball team) often get snowed on as early as Labor Day. Applying the...
Autumn Automobiling »
After-Winter Car Care After-Winter Car Care
Every region has its version of spring. For those who live in snow-free Southern California, it’s the March Santa Ana; in the South, spring starts when the dogwoods bloom; Midwesterners look for the first crocus. Those who live in heavy snowfall areas or high altitudes simply look forward to that...
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