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Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 13
DETROIT (AP) — If you loved Kenner Products’ remote control “Ricochet” toy car as a kid and covet the new Ford Edge as an adult, meet Kevin George....
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 13
BASE PRICE: $21,700 for base Cooper; $25,100 for Cooper S. PRICE AS TESTED: $34,700. TYPE: Front-engine front-wheel drive, five-passenger,...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 13
The Mini Cooper Hardtop has oodles of personality, go-kart handling and now, of all things, four doors and a big, color-changing “mood ring” on the...
Published on July 30, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR CAR TALK: I recently took my wife’s 2001 Accord to my (independent) mechanic for a 180,000-mile “checkup.” I told him that I noticed an oil...
Published on July 23, 2015 - Page 15
BRANDON, S.D. (AP) — She’s just completed the eighth grade at Brandon Valley Middle School and has months to go before she’s a licensed driver. But...
Published on July 23, 2015 - Page 15
A touch of the Old World has come to American cities in the form of European-style vans that look like skinny, tall breadboxes. All offer thrifty,...
Published on July 23, 2015 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $23,130 for base model. PRICE AS TESTED: $26,245. TYPE: Front-engine front-wheel drive, two-passenger, compact, cargo van. ENGINE: 2.4...
Published on July 23, 2015 - Page 15
DEAR CAR TALK: My Italian water buffalos, African pygmy goats, rescue Thoroughbred ex-racehorses and Rhodesian Ridgeback dogs are requesting your...
Published on July 16, 2015 - Page 13
NEW YORK (AP) — General Motors tries again to gain traction in the popular midsize car segment with the introduction of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu at...
Published on July 16, 2015 - Page 13
Finally, there’s a Lexus sport utility vehicle that’s priced under $40,000. The new-for-2015 Lexus NX is a compact crossover SUV, so it provides a...
Published on July 16, 2015 - Page 13
BASE PRICE: $34,480 for base, front-wheel drive 200t; $35,880 for 200t with all-wheel drive; $36,580 for front-wheel drive 200t F Sport; $37,980 for...
Published on July 16, 2015 - Page 13
DEAR CAR TALK: While pulling into our driveway this past winter, I hit one of those huge snow banks that had turned into rock-hard ice. I know, what...
Published on July 9, 2015 - Page 15
DETROIT (AP) — By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple’s CarPlay or Google’s Android Auto, two systems that...
Published on July 9, 2015 - Page 15
Trucks aren’t bare-bones workhorses anymore and GMC’s new Sierra HD All Terrain pickup proves it. With standard fancy chrome wheels, leather-trimmed...
Published on July 9, 2015 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $44,290 for 4WD double cab, standard box SLE; $44,485 for 4WD double cab, long box SLE; $46,095 for 4WD crew cab, standard box SLE; $50,...
Published on July 9, 2015 - Page 15
DEAR CAR TALK: I need to know, of the different kinds of brake material — ceramic, metallic and organic —which has the most gripping power? I want...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 15
It took a price cut to generate a run on Chevrolet’s 2015 Spark EV, with savvy car buyers realizing the lower price and federal electric vehicle tax...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 15
BASE PRICE: $25,170 for 1LT; $25,560 for 2LT PRICE AS TESTED: $27,135 TYPE: All-electric, front-wheel drive, four-passenger, subcompact hatchback...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 15
DETROIT (AP) — For almost 50 years, gearheads have swooned over the Chevrolet Camaro for its muscular looks, throaty exhaust and high-horsepower...
Published on July 2, 2015 - Page 15
DEAR CAR TALK: I have a 2000 Mercedes E320 with 144,000 miles. The temperature and clock dials on the dashboard stopped working after the warranty...