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Auto News for Wednesday, June 10

06.10.2015

In Miami, your Uber driver might be an NFL player. But the guys with the huge pink beards are NHL players driving for Lyft. More auto news here. 

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Which Brakes Have Most Gripping Power?

06.09.2015

James wants to get the brake pads with the best grip and doesn't care about noise or brake dust. What should he buy? 

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Beware Masquerading Flood-Damaged Cars From Texas

06.09.2015

The used-car market is at risk of inundation from prettied up cars that were underwater during the big Lone Star storms.

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Automotive News: Monday, June 8

06.08.2015

Ford running short of F-150 frames. But to meet demand, they will offer an optional frameless "Floppy-150." More auto news here. 

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As If There Wasn't Enough Reason to Love Gabby Giffords, She Rode a Scooter

06.05.2015

There are a million reasons to love retired United States Representative Gabby Giffords, most of which center on her heroic recovery from an assassination attempt in 2011. But last week, on her Facebook page she celebrated Throwback Thursday with a great photo from her college days, astride a Lambretta motorscooter. Throughout her career in Congress, she was an advocate for motorcyclists. 

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Automotive News for Friday, June 5

06.05.2015

Goodyear, Sumitomo to dissolve global tire alliance. Their goals were out of alignment, they grew tired of each other and there was finally a blowout. 

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5 Ways Tomorrow's Cities Will Kick Cars into the Background

06.05.2015

It's about time, in our humble opinions. Here's how new urban redesigns are giving pedestrians and cyclists the upper hand. 

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What Happened to All the Dead Bugs?

06.04.2015

Bill has been driving for 50 years and he thinks he's seeing fewer and fewer dead bugs on his windshield. Car Talk explains, right here. 

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Auto News for Wednesday, June 3

06.03.2015

Takata replacement airbags may not work long-term, company “rapidly” switching to new propellant. 'Cause that's how you want a new explosive developed, in a frenzy.

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Today: Diagnose Those Dials

06.02.2015

Patricia's temperature and clock dials only work when the car is fully loaded. When the car is light and empty, neither works. Find out what Car Talk thinks may be happening, right here.

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