Automotive

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Self-Driving Cars A Real Possibility

Robot cars may be on the roads within the next decade, said a recent IHS Automotive study.  The study claims that 54 million robot cars will be on the streets by 2035 and that nearly all autos will be driverles...

Bugatti to Create Veyron Successor

As the production of the current Veyron comes to an end, everyone is wondering what Bugatti will do next. By next year, it will have sold the last examples of the Grand Sport and Vitesse roadsters.  Since Veyro...

How do you rank in the driving skill study?

Aren’t surveys interesting? Take for example the recent compilation regarding drivers’ habits – good and bad – that have been posted on the internet by automotive authorities.  All this slicing and dicing…it...
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New Toyota Supra Seen in Gran Turismo 6

The recent talk of a new Supra from Toyota has gained more ground with the announcement that a digital concept of the car will be available as downloadable content in Gran Turismo 6. This digital concept will ...

Everybody Loves a Honda … even Terrorists

In the West, we sometimes forget that there’s a whole big world out there. And that, apparently, it’s crazy. Take the Taliban, for instance. They’re constantly reaching out to find new members, and as part of t...
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Common sense and snow: How to stay on the road

How do you drive in blizzard conditions? You don’t! You should have all your severe storm preparations completed at least 24 hours before the snow hits the area. For those who procrastinate, it may be too la...

Men vs. Women: Who’s really behind the wheel?

The editors asked if I could write an article regarding the “Mars versus Venus” approach when it comes to auto service and repair. Well, you know, everyone thinks that the “guy” is going to do a better job of k...
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Five Common Mistakes When Fixing Cars

When fixing a vehicle, you have to be able to diagnose the problem and have the right tool on hand to fix it. Of course, even when you’re prepared, mistakes in the garage are bound to happen. That’s why we deci...