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The Eco-Celebrity Earth Day SUV Blindspot

04.17.2013

Hollywood celebs will flaunt their green-ness for Earth Day, but look at their rides: Range Rovers, Cadillac Escalades and Mercedes G-Wagons.

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An Emergency Brake By Any Other Name . . .

04.16.2013

Today: Tom and Ray try to enlighten Todd, an emergency brake over-user, about the error of his ways. Find out why it's not a great idea to use this brake for regular stopping, and why it's really called the "parking brake", right here.

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Will Cruise-Control Come Between Happy Couple?

04.11.2013

Sara loves her cruise control, but her fiance thinks she uses it way too often. He worriest that overuse will wear out the car. Tom and Ray say that's nuts. Read here for their explanation of how cruise control works, and find out whether they think Sara should call off the engagement. 

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The Shell Eco-Marathon: On the Path to 3,587 MPG

04.10.2013

High school and college competitors race not to go fast, but to achieve super-impressive fuel economy. The ultra-aerodynamic cars definitely look weird, but boy, do they save gas. 

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