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Should a 16-Year-Old Have a Car?

08.07.2015

Should a 16-year-old have a car of their very own? Vote now.

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Today: New Wheels Without a Dealership?

08.06.2015

Heather is shopping for her first car in 20 years, so she can transport her mom and her mom's wheelchair around town. The problem? She's hated interacting with dealers. Can she get a new car without one?

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ICE CREAM MAN!! The Ice Cream Isn't the Only Thing Cool in These Trucks

08.06.2015

These days, the Ice Cream Man drives everything from an old mail Jeep to a beat up GMC step van. But in the 1950s and 1960s, these purpose-built trucks were as cool as their contents.

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Auto News for Wednesday, August 5

08.05.2015

GM earmarks $877 million for new Flint truck body shop. One million of which is proprietary anti-Michael Moore technology.

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PHOTO PHAIL: These Craigslist Ad Photos Do More Harm Than Good

08.05.2015

You might not think a good photo is important, but it is. A decent photo of a car in a Craigslist ad will sell your car for more money. A photo that shows your old gym bag and YooHoo bottles in the trunk will not.

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Wildlife, Cars and How to Help

08.05.2015

As wildlife and people increasingly occupy the same communities it’s inevitable we’ll run into one another now and then. In a bad way. How to help, right here.

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Why is Rica's Car Stuck In Gear?

08.04.2015

Rica's Subaru Forester is stuck in gear. The million dollar question: Why? Car Talk offers some theories, right here.

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Spin Control for the Lion-Killing Dentist--and Fiat Chrysler, Too

08.04.2015

Dr. Walter Palmer shot Cecil, then did everything wrong. Some automakers get spin wrong, too, but they learn from their mistakes.

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Auto News for Monday, August 3

08.03.2015

Get your recalled airbags fixed NOW, people - roundabouts are spreading across the U.S. More auto news, here.

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Auto News for Friday, July 31

07.31.2015

Subaru suppliers rely on gray market labor. Labor violations: It's what makes a Subaru a Subaru.

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