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What Is the World's Quickest Electric Commuter Car?

The world's quickest electric commuter car is the sub-compact Tango T600, manufactured in limited quantities by Commuter Cars. It features dual electric motors, rated at 1,000 foot pounds of torque, powering the rear wheels. The car is capable of reaching sixty miles per hour from a standing...

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Which States Have the Least Knowledgeable Drivers?

A recent study by GMAC Insurance showed that as many as 1 in 5 motorists couldn't pass the written portion of a driving test if it were administered today. The study ranked all fifty states, as well as the District of Columbia, based upon the results of their National Driver's Test. Per their...

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Jeep Recalls Wrangler Models

Jeep is recalling nearly 300,000 Wrangler models built beween May of 2006 and May of 2010.  These models amy have brake lines that may rub on inner fender liners.  Over time, this friction could wear a hole in the brake line, causing a brake fluid leak and loss of braking ability.  Jeep...

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How to Make Your Car Last Longer

Money is tight for everyone these days, so people are keeping cars longer than they ever have before.  Making your car last for a lot of years and a lot of miles isn't difficult, but it does require regular preventative maintenence.  According to RideLust, here are eight ways to ensure...

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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 Is a Horex Vr6?

A Horex VR6 is a new motorcycle designed and built in Germany.  Named for a once revered motorcycle brand that ceased production in 1956, the Horex VR6 features a supercharged, narrow angle V6 motor that produces 197 horsepower.  Styling is conservative, and favors rider comfort over wind...

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What Is the Deadliest Day of the Year for Automobile Accidents?

According to data compiled by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and reported on RideLust, July fourth has more fatal traffic accidents than any other day of the year.  An average day sees 114 traffic fatalities, but July 4th averages 148.  Other days with higher than average...

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Subaru Recalls 74,000 Vehicles

Subaru has announced the recall of nearly 74,000 2010 model year Outback wagons and Legacy sedans, built between February of 2009 and April of 2010.  The cars have a steering column wiring harness that may crack with repeated flexing, leading to electrical shorts and component failures....

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New Electric Motorcycle Goes 100 Mph and Has 100 Mile Range

Electric motorcycles have been less than successful due to limited range and limited top speed.  Good enough for short commutes on surface roads, electric motorcycles haven't been a practical alternative for real world commuters.Brammo has announced a new model, to debut in 2011, called the...

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What Is a Dui Conviction?

A DUI is an acronym for a criminal offense referring to Driving Under the Influence. This offense is punishable by law, and anyone who is found to be guilty of a DUI faces the charges in a court of law. Once the person is proven to be guilty, he or she faces a DUI conviction, wherein the sentencing...