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The Worst-Rated Cars and Why You Shouldn’t Buy Them

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Journalists make it known when they like a car, but what if you disagree? BMW’s 3-series spent a decade dominating Car and Driver’s 10Best list when many competitors in the sports sedan category were, in fact, excellent cars in their own right. Is it unwise to risk buying against the advice of the automotive media? […]

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How to Operate a Dump Truck

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Dump trucks need drivers, and, like their earth-moving counterparts, these heavy lifters require some skill to operate safely and effectively. Dump trucks are larger and heavier than nearly any other vehicle on the road, and they perform a number of important jobs. If those jobs sound like work you’re interested in, read on to learn […]

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The time Firestone flew me to Virginia to off-road the new Destination M/T2 tire on some Jeep Rubicons

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Well, that was quite the trip. Last month, I got an email inviting me to test the new Firestone Destination M/T2 tires in an off-road driving experience in Orange, VA. I thought it was fake. Why would they invite me? Perhaps they found my Ultimate Guide to Tires article, or the *one* time I wrote about Jeep Rubicons. […]

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Bridgestone pairing up with Alfa Romeo

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The following is a press release that was sent to me by Bridgestone:  Bridgestone has been selected by Alfa Romeo to be a tyre supplier for its first premium mid-size SUV. Engineered with Run-Flat Technology and designed with all season capability, the Dueler H/P Sport tyre from Bridgestone will equip the all-new 2018 Alfa Romeo […]

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Will Power Has Had Enough of Charlie Kimball

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It has been said that “age and wisdom will always defeat youth and guile,” but things aren’t always that simple. IndyCar, the once-profitable racing league that has soldiered on despite extreme financial problems and a struggle to retain the interest of practically anyone, is enjoying a moment in the limelight by borrowing a page from […]

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Car Crashes Through Maryland House for the Fifth Time

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“Damn, another car hit my house” isn’t something you hear said every day. For Leonard Miller of Lanham Maryland, however, it’s the fourth time he’s able to make that statement. What a terrible streak of luck. Miller’s home is located on bend that drivers just can’t seem to get right. The posted speed limit is […]

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Driverless Cars Could Cover ¼ of Miles Driven in 2030

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In the distant future, we’ll all be shuttled about by self-driving electric cars that communicate wirelessly using innovative network technologies that make them resistant to threats and less likely to commit accidents. That’s all well and good, but what about in the near future? The dream of autonomous cars is here, and it makes sense […]

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