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2015 Nissan Altima Review

Posted on April 24th, 2015 in , | No Comments »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist I've written before about the fact that federal fuel-economy mandates are subtly but significantly eroding away the choices available to consumers -- and increasing the cost of the diminishing choices that remain. The '15 Altima being ...

The End of AM/FM Radio?

Posted on April 20th, 2015 in , | 4 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist A new car without a radio? It sounds as unthinkable as a new car without floor mats or a heater. But there is a real danger that your next new car might come without an AM/FM receiver. Or, ...

2015 Mini Cooper Sedan Review

Posted on April 17th, 2015 in , | 2 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                         Photo courtesy of CARICOS Mini has always had cute -- and fun -- on its side. Now it has four doors, too. Or at least, can be ordered with them.

Things to Know About Muscle Cars… Before You Buy One

Posted on April 13th, 2015 in , , , , | 1 Comment »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Owning an old muscle car can be a lot of fun. But it's not all fun -- and you ought to know what you're getting yourself into before you get yourself into it. First, some definitions.

2015 Dodge Ram ProMaster City Review

Posted on April 10th, 2015 in , | 1 Comment »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Minivans started off as inexpensive, economical, hugely versatile alternatives to both cars and things a lot bigger. But today's minivans are not-so-mini and rarely economical -- either to buy or to drive. Some cost over $40,000 ...

No More “Speeding” For You!

Posted on April 6th, 2015 in , , , , , | 5 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Someday -- and that day might be closer than you want to know -- we'll look back fondly on speed traps. Because at least you could speed. Give the finger -- via the accelerator pedal -- to ...

2015 Toyota Yaris Review

Posted on April 3rd, 2015 in , | No Comments »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                        Photo courtesy of CARICOS Toyota can get away with it. Kia couldn't. Honda, neither.

1948 Tucker Torpedo

Posted on March 30th, 2015 in , | 1 Comment »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Preston Tucker has been described as a hopelessly naive genius, a con man . . . or some combination of both. The evidence suggests he genuinely wanted to build cars -- not filch people's wallets. No doubt, ...

2015 Ford Edge Review

Posted on March 27th, 2015 in , | No Comments »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                    Photo courtesy of CARICOS The Internet as a mass medium is less than 20 years old but because it's literally everywhere now it feels as though it has always been thus. Same goes for crossover SUVs. They ...

Tax By Mile Cometh

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 in , , , , | 2 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Oregon -- home of things uber trendy -- has become the first state to begin dunning motorists by the mile rather than by the gallon. The "pilot" program begins July 1 — and will be implemented by ...




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