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Should Lars Take the Free Engine?

09.30.2014
Acura has offered Lars a brand new engine in the hopes that it will fix his current car's oil guzzling problem. The car has no other issues. Should he accept Acura's offer? Tom and Ray's question to Lars: What are you waiting for?

The Manly Van Can

08.24.2012
Tom Bodett doubles down on the Toyota Sienna! Find out what's so great about the manly van, here.

Fast Forward: First Pedal to the Metal in Tesla's Model S

07.24.2012
The Tesla Model S is billed as an electric rocket ship with 300-mile range that doubles as a practical sedan. How's it stack up against those claims? Jim Motavalli takes it for a spin and reports back.

Driving Audi's Electrifying E-Tron

06.13.2012
Audi's electric e-tron division has unveiled battery-powered city cars and the high-performance R8, the first that will actually be produced. I finally got behind the wheel of an e-tron on a rainy Manhattan afternoon. This A3 won't be produced, but a plug-in hybrid version will be out in 2014.

Glitter, Glitz…and Fuel Economy

04.12.2012
The 2012 New York International Auto Show proved that downsizing can be sexy. Even the Viper is watching its weight these days.

The 2012 Detroit Auto Show: Everybody's Gone Green

01.11.2012
Hybrids and electric cars aren't (like "Baby" in Dirty Dancing) hidden in the corner anymore—they're out in front for everybody to see.

Still Fond of Honda, But Someone Please Call the Bullpen

10.13.2011
Man, Honda has had a tough year. The Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami limited production and choked supply of its redesigned Civic, just when the company needed a hit new model. And then, adding insult to all that earthquake injury, the new Civic finally arrived only to be met by an extraordinarily lukewarm reception.


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