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Delivering Those Fritos: Clean-Burning Natural Gas Trucks

08.01.2016

Frito-Lay is doubling down on natural gas trucks. It has more than 500--with a 23-percent greenhouse gas reduction--and they've covered 100 million miles. The challenges: volatile gas prices, and a...

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Fiat Is a Four-Letter Word

07.29.2016

Tom Bodett wrestles with repressed memories of his Worst Car Ever, a '74 Fiat-- and remembers how his conscience got the better of him when it was time to say good-bye.

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The World's Fastest Electric Car Is a Corvette

07.29.2016

Genovation took its plug-in 'Vette to the Space Shuttle launch runway in Florida--and set six world records (beating its own bar). How does 205.6 mph sound? 

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A Check Engine Light That Won't Give Up

07.28.2016

Craig's F-150 refuses to believe that its 02 sensor has been replaced. What gives?

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Five Firsts: From the Pioneer SUV to the Baby Seat

07.27.2016

To settle that argument with your brother-in-law, here are origin stories on the drive-in movie, the tow truck, the kiddie seat, the wraparound windshield and even the very first SUV.

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Jesus Don't Take the Wheel

07.27.2016

I'll drive, thanks. But if you don't mind, would you take a quick look at my insurance policy?

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What's the Worst You Can Do to Your Transmission?

07.26.2016

Rolf wants to know if putting his automatic into reverse immediately after starting will shorten its life.

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Our Roads and Bridges are Crumbling, and Nobody Wants to Pay to Fix Them

07.26.2016

The sensible thing, given a $14 billion deficit annually, would be to either raise gas taxes or impose a mileage tax. But politicians are allergic to the word "tax."

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America's Oddest Highway Attractions

07.21.2016

The Old Weird US of A still lives, out there on Route 66, the old Lincoln Highway, and byways across the country. 

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Unintended Acceleration with A/C Running Wasn't by Design

07.21.2016

Jon's Ford Fairmont gained some uncool pep when he turned on the a/c. 

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