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Manufacturing and Engineering

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Top Manufacturing and Engineering Articles

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  • Range Rover Auto Review by Jim MacPherson

    Range Rover Auto Review by Jim MacPherson
    It takes little time behind the wheel to recognize that the Land Rover Ranger Rover has nothing to do with "needs" and everything to do with "wants." The Range Rover would be just as comfortable pulling up to an exclusive event at the Bushnell as it...
  • Mercedes-Benz CL550

    Mercedes-Benz CL550
    There is something magical about the way the Mercedes-Benz CL550 turns asphalt into silk. It’s an exceptional vehicle, with effortless performance, an incredible feeling of solidity, silence at speed and an impressive array of electronic wizardry....
  • Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits

    Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits
    By Tom and Ray Magliozzi, Car Talk Last week, we took a look at tips for a more civilized commute. Here are ten  annoying habits of other drivers. 1. Talking on a cell phone When you're talking on your cell phone, you're as likely to cause an...
  • Classic Car Show

    There are a number of cruise nights and car shows throughout Connecticut this summer. Here’s one of them. Hot rods, customized cars and classic automobiles will be on display at the Classic Car Show Wednesday, July 13. This annual event within an...
  • Tips for keeping your car like new

    By Mar Jennings We’ve all been there—that messy, dusty, grimy car that sits in our driveway screaming for a wash.  Oh what to do? A dirty car is without a doubt unpleasant to see.  If you’re like me you’ll try not to notice...
  • Car Q&A with Jim MacPherson

    Jim Q_A Q: My wife and I are looking to purchase a 2010 RAV 4 V6. However, we have concerns about the gas mileage after reading various blogs indicating people were getting between 15 and 18 mpg while paying "close attention" to their driving habits....
  • Ford Super Duty F-350

    Ford Super Duty F-350
    Driving a Ford F-350 Crew Cab pickup truck with four-wheel drive and the off-road package raised me almost to the level of “big rig” drivers. You sit high and enjoy a commanding view ahead.   Driving this truck also meant I picked up a new...
  • Toyota Avalon

    You dont realize how many Toyota Avalons are on the road until you drive one. Drive an Avalon around Hartford for a week, as Paula and I did, and you'll start seeing the car everywhere. I would say it's Toyota's best-kept secret when it comes to a fine...
  • Modifications in maintenance practices helping drivers get more from their vehicle

    We’re only one full decade into the 21st century but there have already been plenty of changes in the way we treat our vehicles. Much of the conventional wisdom from years past in respect to vehicle maintenance has fallen by the wayside, as...
  • Chevrolet Sonic

    By Paula MacPherson This 2012 Chevrolet Sonic initially fooled me into thinking it was a two-door coupe. I wanted to place some items in the backseat, but the front seat back wouldn’t fold forward. I completely missed the back door, with its handle...
  • 'No call, no text, no update is worth a human life'

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features In a ruling that could alter the lifestyles of millions of Americans, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended states completely ban the use of all mobile phones and other portable electronic devices while...