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Riding the Future: Cross-Country Electric Trek Aims for the Guinness Record Book

08.14.2013

Does Susan Jones' Ride the Future Tour mean that the EV range problem is behind us? Nah, but it's a great way to publicize plug-ins.

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You Hate It, You Really Hate It!

08.14.2013

We asked you to choose your least favorite car color and you answered, with venom! So what color is the worst offender? Well...

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Today: Harvey's Harebrained Idea

08.13.2013

Harvey has an idea... he wants to develop a lawnmower type pull-start system to start his truck in case the battery dies and there's no one around to give him a jump. Just how bad is this idea? And what should he do instead? Tom and Ray's take, right here.

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Now You See It, Now You Don't

08.09.2013

Is this little topiary endeavor just a case of a Prius driver taking his interest in being green just a bit too far?

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Tesla Motors Earnings: Elon Musk Tackles the Doubters

08.09.2013

Tesla Motors is exceeding expectations, and it's time for an Elon Musk victory dance.

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Old Cars and iPads

08.09.2013

What did driving mean to you when you were 16 years old? Probably something different from what it means to today's teens...

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Today: Second Gear is First to Fail

08.08.2013

Second gear seems to always give out first on a manual transmission, and Matthew wants to know why. Tom and Ray say second gets more use than any other gear. Read the rest of their explanation, right here.

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Teens Give Reasons (a/k/a Excuses) for Not Getting Driver's Licenses

08.07.2013

Why aren't they driving? They're "too busy." C'mon, lazy is more like it. A new University of Michigan study cites prefering to walk or bike, the cost of owning a car, prefering public transit, and more.

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How Much Will Raychel's Dream Car Cost Her?

08.06.2013

Raychel's uncle is selling his old Porsche 944S, and she wants to buy it. She's already decided it's her dream car, but she wants to know exactly what she's getting into. Tom and Ray tell her what to look out for before she decides to buy. 

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Guess That Car!

08.06.2013

We asked you to guess the make and model of this car, and for the Bonus Round, to name where on earth we spotted it. And the answer is . . . 

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