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Buying a Car? Bottom Line, Check Your Bottom

A friend is deciding whether she will buy a new car or pour money into her older model. She’s very unhappy with her current front driver seat and that, along with her current car’s $1,700 repair estimate, is compelling her … Continue reading

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The Family Car: Home Away from Home

A recent survey reveals that nearly two out of three parents report that traffic is the most stressful part of the American family road trip. The Harris Poll, conducted on behalf of Chevrolet, found that the perennial “Are we there … Continue reading

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Active Millennials: Loving the RV Life

Slick interior styling and an overall compact design are two major reasons Minnesota millennials Shea and Erin Laughlin chose the 19.7-foot Hymer Aktiv 1.0 for their home on the road. Shea and Erin Laughlin stumbled onto the innovative Hymer Aktiv … Continue reading

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The Brilliant Clarity of Honda’s Plug-in Hybrid

I had a chance to get behind the wheel of Honda’s new Clarity plug-in hybrid. It seats five comfortably, has steering wheel paddle shifters and leather-wrapped wheel, head-turning good looks. The fuel economy impressed me as I clocked an excellent … Continue reading

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Women Auto Know: Roadside Breakdowns

It might be a mysterious thumping under the hood. It might be an overheating radiator. Or it might be as simple as a dead battery or a flat tire. Whatever the emergency, you can bet it will be inconvenient; depending … Continue reading

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Car Tech Gets Disruptive to Give Humans Better Days

Automakers are building smart mobility services, offering new safety technology and working on better ways to interact with drivers. At the 2018 Consumer Electronic Show, Ford’s CEO Jim Hackett told how the automaker is being reengineered to help lead the … Continue reading

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A Steady Ship: Honda’s Broad Reach

My much older sister Marianne is 84 and you’d need a cannon to get her out of her Honda. But I’m a “younger” generation than Marianne, so this past weekend I was zipping around town in the Honda Civic Hatchback … Continue reading

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