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Auto News for Monday, March 9

03.09.2015

VW to announce $1B investment in Mexico plant. Fun fact: in Spanish, the word "Toureg" sounds just as dumb.

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Auto News for Friday, March 6

03.06.2015

2016 Mazda Miata production begins. That sound you just heard? It’s the wind rushing through a million bald spots. More car-related news right here.

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Why Does the Defroster Make Shirley's Kia Run Rough?

03.05.2015

Shirley's defroster seems to make her engine run rough. Has Car Talk ever seen this before?

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Automotive "Firsts." (And Here Come the Arguments!)

03.04.2015

Who was first with the license plate, the automatic transmission, the disc brakes, the turn signal, and more? Here's what we found. (And feel free to challenge us!)
 

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