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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 ...

2015 BMW X4 Review

Posted on March 20th, 2015 in , | No Comments »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                        Photo courtesy of CARICOS   BMW calls the new X4 a "sports activity coupe" -- notwithstanding its, uh, four doors. Five, actually -- if you count the hatchback. So what is it, actually?

Back Door for “Real” ID?

Posted on March 16th, 2015 in , | 1 Comment »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist You may have thought -- hoped -- you could dodge the creepy "real" ID driver's license the feds have been pushing since the terrorists who hate us for our freedoms gave the feds the excuse they ...

The Almost Muscle Car: Chevy Monza, 1975-1980

Posted on March 9th, 2015 in , , , | 2 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist The '70s (and early '80s) were Weird Years for the car industry. The muscle car era of the '60s was fading fast, but the fumes still lingered… what would come next? What would be in between? Chevy's ...

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 Review

Posted on March 6th, 2015 in , | No Comments »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                          Photo courtesy of CARICOS Everyone wants to get in on the compact crossover sporty wagon action -- even Mercedes, which until recently refrained from entry, preferring instead to concentrate on coupes and sedans and SUVs ...

Neglected Maintenance

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 in , , | 1 Comment »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist If you grew up in the pre-Interwebs, pre-computer world, you'll remember how often cars needed This or That. Which is probably why people were more aware of car maintenance in those days. You really didn't have ...

What The Salesman Won’t Tell You

Posted on February 23rd, 2015 in , , , | 2 Comments
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist Car salesmen are... salesmen. Their job is to sell you stuff. Whether you need it or not. Here are some things you don't need -- and some things you need to know about:

2015 Acura TLX Review

Posted on February 20th, 2015 in , | 1 Comment »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist                                 Photo courtesy of CARICOS It's rare for a luxury car's price to go down for the new model year. Rarer still for that to happen when the car in question is "all new." Well, here you are ...

Self-Driving Cars

Posted on February 16th, 2015 in , | 1 Comment »
By Eric Peters, Automotive Columnist You've heard about the "self-driving" car? Here's a preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-2jhHL6frY This is me driving a 2015 Acura TLX. Actually, it's the Acura TLX driving me. The car (and other Acuras, including the new MDX) has a "steering assist" feature ...




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