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The 10 Biggest Auto Death Traps Ever Built

The 10 Biggest Auto Death Traps Ever Built

Driving a car should be confidence inspiring: surrounded by walls of steel, you’re in your own personal fortress, right? Except when those walls of steel are more like sheets of tinfoil, and the slightest impact gets you nice and intimate with the back end of your engine. I'm looking at some of...

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What Is an Air Filter?

An air filter is one of the most important components of a car. Many people don’t realize that a car must “breathe” in air and mix it into the fuel for it to run. As the air enters, the filter removes any dirt or foreign particles that could ruin the engine or lower the car’s general efficiency....

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What Is an Auto Title?

An Auto Title is a certificate given to the legal owner of a car. It is given by the Department of Motor Vehicles (also known as the DMV). The Auto Title shows pertinent information like the name of the owner, the current address, the vehicle’s make, model and year, and the first date that it was...

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What Is Four Wheel Steering?

Four wheel steering is a new car technology that results in increased maneuverability in cars and other four wheeled vehicles. It should be clarified that four wheel steering is totally different from four wheel drive, which is a technology that gives power to all four wheels of a vehicle. With...

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Vantage Motorworks Best U.S. Restoration Firm

Vantage Motorworks is esteemed as the United States' best restoration companies. President Richard Gorman had aspirations to be a car mechanic since age three. He and his younger brother used to pretend to work on the world's finest cars while were playing. Gorman's dedication and love for classic...

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Ford and GM Sales Rise

Ford and General Motors sales are on the rise. February has consistently been one of the worst automobile sales months in history yet both companies saw huge gains in sales. Sales rose 32% for General Motors and 43% for Ford in comparison to February 2009 sales. Ford even saw "higher sales for...

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Surprise! Rental Cars Are Full of Bacteria and Germs

An NBC news study has found that rental cars are potentially filled with bacteria, including those that cause stomach viruses and strep throat. In their study, 66% percent of cars tested were found to have high bacteria levels, some on par with public toilets. What can you do to minimize the...

Gorillaz Steps on the Gas With "Stylo".

Gorillaz Steps on the Gas With "Stylo".

If you're like me than you'll watch anything and everything that has to do with automobiles. So when a buddy of mine told me that the new Gorillaz video was centered around a car chase I was stoked. Good music and muscle cars, hell that's a perfect combo in my book. Gorillaz was able to create it’s...

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Consumer Reports 2010 Auto Issue

Consumer Reports has just come out with their Best Cars of 2010 issue. This issue covers more than 280 vehicles sold in North America and reviews every aspect of the automobile. Fuel economy, comfort, reliability, build quality are all covered in high detail, as well as how the final scores are...

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Driver's Ed: What Is Oversteer?

Those of us old enough to have owned rear wheel drive cars as our first rides are WELL acquainted with oversteer. For those of you weaned on VW Golfs and Honda Civics, oversteer may not be familiar to you. Oversteer (or "loose" in racing terms) refers to the back end of a car coming loose, which...