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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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2017 Ford Transit Van Review

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Before there was the crossover, there was the minivan, and before there was the minivan, there was the honest van. The Ford Transit is a throwback to a bygone era. It has no rear windows, bland box-on-wheels styling, an uninteresting power plant and a cavernous rear end. That might not sound like much for nearly […]

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How to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather

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Before I get into how to prepare your car for winter weather, you MUST watch this amazing commercial from Mercedes-Benz about just that: winter weather. It’s completely fantastic: Now THAT is a good commercial. Now, time for the info: If you’re a veteran of northern winters, you’re probably familiar with methods of keeping your pipes […]

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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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How to Safely Drive at Night

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There are fewer things more stressful than driving after dark. Your vision is limited, you’re tired and who knows what sort of wildlife could be roaming around next to the roads? Unfortunately, you can’t just stay indoors your entire life, so eventually your car and you will have to venture outside. Don’t worry – these […]

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Self-Driving Trucks Could Change the Shipping Industry

Self-Driving Trucks Could Change the Shipping Industry

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Driverless vehicles are coming, and it’s only a matter of time before they’re common on our roadways. When people think of driverless vehicles, Google’s fleet comes to mind along with several others like Tesla, BMW, and Audi. The most viable form of the technology — at least right now — is seen as a self-parking […]

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