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Oversold New Car Features

Posted on July 27th, 2015 in , , , | 3 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist There isn't a new car on the market that hasn't already got all the basics covered. And then some. It's hard to find a new car -- any new car -- that isn't at least air conditioned. That ...

2015 Nissan Murano Review

Posted on July 24th, 2015 in , | 1 Comment »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                         Photo courtesy of CARICOS The Lexus RX is a really nice ride. The problem is, it's also a really expensive ride. Almost $41k to start -- and over $50k fully loaded. Meanwhile, you could buy this Nissan Murano ...

Why Punish People for “Speeding”?

Posted on July 20th, 2015 in , , | 8 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Why should anyone be subject to punishment merely for driving "x" speed? Is it not of a piece with punishing someone for merely consuming alcohol? The justification usually given is that "speeding" might cause harm. Well, sure. But ...

Car Lingo

Posted on July 13th, 2015 in , , | 2 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist How much do you know about cars? It's not just trivia, either. Knowing some things about cars -- or at least, some car lingo -- can help you come across as more car-savvy, even if you're not ...

2015 Dodge Hellcat Review

Posted on July 10th, 2015 in , | No Comments »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                        Photo courtesy of CARICOS I have been waiting for you... It took 45 years, but the moment has finally arrived. A real muscle car is once again available.

Not All New Car News Is Bad News

Posted on July 6th, 2015 in , , | 2 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Some of the news is good news. It's not all shrapnel-spewing air bags, annoying buckle-up buzzers and engines that shut themselves (and the AC) off at stoplights to "save gas." Here are some new features you'll ...

2015 Volvo V60 Review

Posted on July 3rd, 2015 in , | 1 Comment »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                        Photo courtesy of CARICOS Have you noticed? Acura has quietly dropped the TSX sportwagon. The Caddy CTS wagon is gone, too. Audi no longer sells wagon versions of the A4 or the A6, either. The Benz C-Class wagon disappeared years ...

If Distracted Driving is Bad…

Posted on June 29th, 2015 in , , , | 2 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist We're told it's not safe to text while driving because that's a distraction. But how about all these buzzers and flashing lights and (yes, it's true) suddenly vibrating seats and steering wheels? Many new cars come ...

2015 Chevy Impala Review

Posted on June 26th, 2015 in , | 2 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                         Photo courtesy of CARICOS Big family cars used to be what American car companies did better than anyone else. Chevy is doing it again.

Mandatory in-Car Breathalyzers by 2020?

Posted on June 22nd, 2015 in , , , , , | 5 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Drunk driving checkpoints presume you're drunk until you demonstrate otherwise to the satisfaction of a cop. In about five years -- maybe sooner -- your car may take over that job.




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