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Detroit Auto Show’s 5 Hottest Cars

We’re only halfway through the North American International Auto Show (commonly referred to as the Detroit Auto Show), and we’ve already seen some awesome vehicles. But these are the Detroit Auto Show’s 5 hottest cars for 2019, in my opinion: 1. 2020 Ford Mustang GT500 2. 2020 Toyota Supra 3. 2020 Lexus RC F Track […]

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Top Car Chase Scenes of All Time

All action movies tend to have certain common elements: the bad guy, the double-cross, guns, explosions, choreographed fights, and car chase scenes. Each of these has its own place, but usually the well choreographed fights and chase scenes are most memorable, probably because we instinctively recognize the talent, practice, and execution that goes into making […]

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Autonomous Vehicle Crashes

Although autonomous “mules” (self-driving automobile test platforms) are being tested in several US locales, the majority are testing in California. And, there have been almost 50 autonomous vehicle crashes to date. However, the crashes appear to be the fault of the other cars’ drivers. So maybe robot drivers are better than humans, but the interesting […]

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Ford GT500 Mustang Official Reveal Date

The official revealing of the new Ford GT500 Mustang has finally been announced: January 14, 2019. Over the past year and a half, Mustang enthusiasts have been waiting for the reveal, but to no avail. However, there have been several leaked photos and documents, and there have been several spy photos; together, these have answered […]

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When Depreciation is Your Friend

In the automotive world, depreciation is always used in a negative way, and, in most cases, rightly so. I mean, who wants to face the fact that your brand-new car is suddenly worth a couple thousand dollars less just because you’ve owned it a few months? If you decide to trade it back in or […]

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The Mandela Effect

Prepare to have your mind blown (if you’re of my generation). Who was Ed McMahon? If you said Johnny Carson’s side-kick on The Tonight Show, you’d be right. Probably, you said the celebrity spokesman for Publisher’s Clearing House who surprised winners with huge prize checks, and… you’d be wrong. Ed never worked for PCH. He […]

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Difference Between Snow, Sleet, and Freezing Rain

I don’t know about you, but sometimes the forecast intrigues me. Why do we get snow in cold weather occasionally, but other times, under seemingly the same conditions, we get sleet? And, under what seems to be the same conditions, we get freezing rain? And, isn’t sleet frozen rain? So, what’s freezing rain? The difference […]

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Why Put Nitrogen in Tires, Especially in Winter

As we enter cold weather, you may notice your tires become a bit slack (to avoid this, people put Nitrogen in tires). That’s because the ambient air that was pumped into your tires contains nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, water vapor, and various other trace compounds. It’s a well known fact that gases contract as they […]

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Time to Winterize Your Vehicle

If you haven’t done so already, you should begin to winterize your vehicle. Below are the steps you should follow, but not necessarily in chronological order. Some may save you money, some may save you time, and some may save your life. All will save you some hassle. 1. Check your coolant/antifreeze level. Make sure […]

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Easiest Ways to Improve Fuel Economy

As of late, gas prices have decreased again, but, I don’t know about you, I’ve still been wanting to lessen the amount of money I spend per week on gasoline. So, I’ve been surfing the web to find the easiest ways to improve fuel economy. Well, it’s not very practical to drive less; after all, […]

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