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Electric Car FAQs

08.07.2014

Everything you could possibly want to know about EVs. Plus, plenty of information you 

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Electric Car Buying Guide

08.07.2014

Considering an EV? The choices are growing, from two-seat economy cars to luxury performance vehicles. Find out what’s on the market, right here. 

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Today: Fan is Stuck on High

08.07.2014

The fan in Lindsay's 2005 Hyundai Sonata blows full blast, even when it's set to Off. The heat and AC still work. Tom and Ray say she can either fix her fan the right way, or take the cheap and easy way out--using paperweights to keep her stuff from blowing away.

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EVs vs. Conventional Cars: What's the Difference?

08.05.2014

What's the difference between an EV and conventional cars? Not a riddle--actual car information this way!

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The Pros and Cons of Owning an EV

08.05.2014

The good news is that EVs are simple, cheap to operate, and benefit the planet. What's the bad news? Range is limited, reliability unproven, and there are high upfront costs.

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Rainy Day Mathematics

08.05.2014

Tim's noticed that he has to run his windshield wipers at a faster rate when in motion than he does when waiting at a light, and wants to know why. Tom and Ray say his question can be solved with calculus. Are they qualified to perform these advanced mathematical calculations? Find out here. 

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Vote Here for the Best Business Sign!

08.05.2014

Vote early and vote often! We've collected the best business signs from across the country and now we want to know: What's your favorite?

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London's 100-mpg Taxis: The Mayor Loves 'Em

08.04.2014

Mayor Boris Johnson says the new plug-in hybrids, which look like traditional cabs, are "beautiful" and "a masterpiece."

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Oil Light vs. Dipstick: Which is More Accurate?

07.31.2014

The oil light came on in Scott's 1985 Mercury Grand Marquis, but when he checked the levels himself, they appeared to be fine. Find out which indicator Scott should believe, and why Tom and Ray say he should pony up the extra cash to get the sensor fixed, right here. 

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Today: A Good Time for a Second Opinion

07.29.2014

Donna's Toyota Sienna has been diagnosed with a $4800 repair. How can this be necessary at such low miles and given that Donna drives "like an old lady?" Tom and Ray think the estimate sounds high. Find out what Donna should do, right here.

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