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Your Guide to The Best Car Shows in 2017

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What do Frankfurt, Tokyo and Detroit all have in common? If you said long lines and poor air quality, well you’re right, but these cities also host some of the world’s largest auto shows. Automakers don’t typically get the chance to interact directly with the car-buying public, except for Tesla with its unorthodox direct-sales strategy. […]

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Director Reviews: 2015 Scion xB “review” in the style of Wes Anderson

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I’m a big fan of Wes Anderson. I absolutely loved Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, Life Aquatic, The Darjeeling Limited, and Fantastic Mr. Fox. I still haven’t seen Moonrise Kingdom and thought The Grand Budapest Hotel was slightly overrated, but I still love his style of themed colors, centered images, and unique storytelling. Wes Anderson parodies are […]

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Should There Be Harsher Laws for DUIs?

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Don’t drink and drive — it’s a message that has become a part of our collective conscious, as it should. Around the holidays, however, the instances of accidents caused by drunk driving tend to increase. That probably correlates with the number of additional parties. It is ironic that heading out to a cheerful celebration with […]

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The Life and Death of the Carny Van – The Van that Ran Without a Key

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13 years ago, we lost a family member. A true friend who had been there in our best and worst times. Children stopped laughing and birds stopped singing on the day the Carny Van died. In a recent interview, I was asked to share my favorite car story. My mind flashed back to hundreds of images of the […]

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So You Left the Windows Down and it Rained – How to Dry Out a Wet Car Interior

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Car interiors and water don’t mix. Even if you drive a latex-lined Honda Element your ride’s insides can only handle so much moisture before things start to go sour. Exposure to too much water, whether it be by leaving the window open on a rainy day, driving into a deeper hole than you were planning […]

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Five Reasons You Can’t Have an Electric Pickup Truck

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There are about 1.3 million electric vehicles (EVs) traversing earth’s roads today. That number is nearly triple what it was not long ago in 2013, but despite the increasing number of electrified rides being sold, options for buyers haven’t really changed. Regular car money buys a homely hatchback — nice car money buys a hatchback […]

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