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Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 13
PERRY, Kan. (AP) — To walk into Rowan and Tanya Green’s barn northwest of Lawrence is to step back in time. A time, specifically, when gas stations...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 13
Mercedes-Benz’s new entry-level car, the CLA, is a fun-to-drive, turbocharged, front-drive, compact sedan that looks more expensive than its $30,825...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 13
BASE PRICE: $29,900. PRICE AS TESTED: $43,246. TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel drive, five-passenger, compact sedan. ENGINE: 2-liter, single...
Published on July 24, 2014 - Page 13
Dear Tom and Ray: I’ve been a school psychologist since 1978, and my assignment has changed somewhat during that time, so it has given me some...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 15
American roads are taking on a more Italian look these days. First, Fiat SpA of Italy returned to the United States with its tiny Fiat 500 cars...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $66,900 for base model; $76,900 for S Q4. PRICE AS TESTED: $96,560. TYPE: Front-engine, all-wheel drive, five-passenger, mid-size,...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 15
Dear Tom and Ray: Ooooh! Rarely do you guys make errors. But your recent comments about jacking up a Ford F-150 by the “pumpkin” were wrong. You...
Published on July 17, 2014 - Page 15
TREMONT, Ill. (AP) — Almost every day, Carl Pusser can be found at his motorcycle shop, Walkin’ Tall Cycles, working on at least six custom...
Published on July 10, 2014 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $35,190. PRICE AS TESTED: $45,800. TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel drive, five-passenger, mid-size, gasoline-electric hybrid sedan....
Published on July 10, 2014 - Page 15
Despite the common perception that Toyota and its luxury brand, Lexus, are best in fuel economy, it is the gasoline-electric hybrid version of...
Published on July 10, 2014 - Page 15
Dear Tom and Ray: So, my 19-year-old daughter will not get her driver’s license. She has taken the test and failed “maneuverability” (parallel...
Published on July 10, 2014 - Page 15
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heads turn, jaws drop and accidents almost happen when Art Hughes drives around the Columbus area. “One guy almost hit me a...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 15
The 2014 Ford Focus ST is a fun-to-drive, spirited hatchback with turbo power, European-style handling and practical seating and cargo room. A...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $23,625. PRICE AS TESTED: $28,125. TYPE: Front-engine, front-wheel drive, five-passenger, compact hatchback. ENGINE: 2-liter, double...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 15
Dear Tom and Ray: The owner’s manual for my 2010 Honda CR-V with all-wheel drive states that only Honda fluids may be used in the car, except for...
Published on July 3, 2014 - Page 15
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) —Betsy Montgomery drove the same car on her 55th birthday that she drove as a 15-year-old living in south Jackson — a 1966 red...