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  • Connecticut Food Truck Festival Visitors Vent Frustrations Online

    Connecticut Food Truck Festival Visitors Vent Frustrations Online
    This past weekend's Connecticut Food Truck Festival was slated as the first of its size – a lineup of 50 trucks serving everything from lattes to lobster rolls. But by the close of the two-day event at the North Haven fairgrounds Sunday, many...
  • Tips for Traveling with the Kids

    Tips for Traveling with the Kids
    "Are we there yet?" The question every parent dreads, but hears a million times in the car before usually ever coming close to their destination. With Memorial Day weekend upon us, I figure I'd ask if there's any ideas for parents to make traveling...
  • Green Wheels: Self-Driving Seniors

    Green Wheels: Self-Driving Seniors
    I love the idea of self-driving cars. Believe it or not, though I've been writing this column for 28 years, I don't really like getting behind the wheel. Sure, it's a thrill to drive Ferraris and stuff like that, or to pilot antique cars like the...
  • Best Place to Buy a Used Car

    Best Place to Buy a Used Car
    1) Fairfield Automotive Services 2149 Post Rd. Fairfield (203) 259-6500 www.fairfieldauto.net   2) Mimi Dragone   3) Bruce Bennett Nissan   3) Guy's Automotive Specialties    
  • Name that gadget

    Name that gadget
    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Automakers not only strive to develop new gizmos and gadgets to capture the hearts and minds of new-car buyers, they love to create intriguing names for what are otherwise relatively mundane components. The 1941...
  • NY Auto Show Underway

    NY Auto Show Underway
    The New York International Autoshow is back for 2011 and the press preview was held this week. There was almost as many introductions as there are at freshman orientation. A couple highlights: Ford brought out its' flagship sedan with a new face, a new...
  • Double or nothing!

    Double or nothing!
    Automakers will have to double their fleet-wide average fuel economy by 2025 if proposed federal rules take effect. Here’s how they’ll do it. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features The White House and major automakers recently signed off on a plan...
  • Electrifying and Safe

    Two for One Electric cars are safe and green By Deb Acord CTW Features The 2011 Nissan Leaf has gotten a lot of press for its all-electric engine and 100 miles per charge. But it’s also winning praise for something else: its safety system....
  • We are what we Drive

    Cars get us from point A to point b In between, they communicate a little something about who we are   By Deb Acord CTW Features   Walk through a dealership lot and what do you see reflected in the maze of gleaming paint, chrome and glass? A new...
  • There's Always A Sequel

    There's Always A Sequel
    "Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead. A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
  • Cruisin' with the Top Down?

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features There are few experiences as pleasant as driving a convertible with the top down on a warm day with the sun shining, the wind blowing, and the open road beckoning. Good thing automakers are introducing new convertibles just...