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How Much Does It Cost to Buy and Maintain a Bugatti Veyron?

Let's say you've hit the mega-million lottery, and you're ready to buy your all time dream car, the Bugatti Veyron. Before you write that check for $1.5 to $2 million dollars, there are some ownership costs you need to know about: - A routine annual service costs roughly $20,000.00, more if they...

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How Can I Tell if My EGR Valve Needs to Be Cleaned or Replaced?

The EGR Valve is the “exhaust gas recirculation” valve. It is part of the car’s circulation system and helps control the level of pollution (or car exhaust) while maintaining the car’s over-all efficiency. Car pollution has been an important concern since the 1960’s but has received greater attention...

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What Is a Drunk Driving Arrest?

Drunk driving is a serious offense that merits severe punishment. This type of offense involves an individual driving with a blood alcohol content that exceeds the limit stipulated by state laws. A law enforcement officer is within his or her right to stop or pull over any individual he suspects...

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Jury Awards Plaintiff $1.8 Million in Hyundai Lawsuit

Convinced that Hyundai's reclining seats were a defect, a Texas jury awarded the family of 19 year old Sarah Goodner damages in the amount of $1.8 million. Goodner was killed when the Hyundai Tucson she was riding in flipped on a Texas highway. Although she was wearing a seat belt at the time of...

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Which States Have the Most Knowledgeable Drivers?

Based on the results of the GMAC National Driver's Test, motorists in these states know the rules of the road better than drivers in any other part of the country. The ten states with the most knowledgeable drivers are: 1) Kansas2) Oregon3) South Dakota4) Minnesota5) Iowa6) Nebraska7) Indiana8)...

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Half of Nissan Leaf Buyers Have Owned a Toyota Prius

Nissan's market research has shown that over half of prospective Leaf electric car buyers have owned or still own a Toyota Prius. Nissan sees these customers as early adopters of green technology, who are willing to embrace new eco-friendly products as soon as they beome available.  To date,...

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What Are the 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars of the Last 24 Years?

According to combined city / highway mileage estimates provided by the EPA, the ten most fuel efficient cars since 1986 are:1) 2000 Honda Insight, 53 MPG2) 2010 Toyota Prius, 50 MPG3) 1986 Chevy Sprint ER, 48 MPG4) 1990-94 Geo Metro XFI, 47 MPG5) 1986-87 Honda Civic HF Coupe, 46 MPG6) 1994-95 Honda...

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Smart Fortwo Electric Drive Will Cost $600 Per Month

Smart is bringing a limited number of their battery powered ForTwo Electric Drive automobiles into the United States.  Only 250 will be imported, with 200 already committed to fleet customers.  This leaves fifty available to the general public, but they won't be priced on par with other...

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What Are the Most Popular Vehicles for Women?

According to research done by TrueCar, based on vehicle registrations for the past two years, the nine most popular cars registered by women drivers are:1) Volkswagen New Beetle2) Nissan Rogue3) Hyundai Tucson4) Volkswagen Eos5) Volvo S406) Honda CR-V7) Kia Sportage8) Toyota RAV49) Nissan Sentra

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What States Are Least Likely to Ticket You for Speeding?

According to RideLust, these states are least likely to ticket you for speeding:42) New Mexico43) Nebraska44) Idaho45) West Virginia46) Maine47) Alaska48) South Dakota49) North Dakota50) Wyoming51) Montana