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Manufacturing and Engineering

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  • Ford Fiesta

    Paula Says   After having lots of big review cars over the last few weeks, it was really nice to get into the Ford Fiesta. Few people need the extra space of a larger car, so why spend the extra money on the car and fuel? Driving the Fiesta was a...
  • Toyota Highlander

    You can tell Toyota Highlander designers worked hard on the details. The instruments are clear and easy to read. The controls are simple. On my first drive I was actually able to tune the radio and control the temperature and fan speed. What a concept -...
  • 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...
  • How Gas Could Hit $6 a Gallon

    Fuel prices are ramping up faster than their usual summer gains, and there's a 20 percent chance that prices could spike to nearly $6 a gallon, industry research firm IHS says. "Only three percent of consumer budgets go to gasoline. That’s tiny,"...
  • Keep Up to Speed with the New York Auto Show

    This year's New York Auto Show is nearing the end, as its set to conclude Sunday. Jim MacPherson reviewed some of the highlights from the press segment in this week's On The Road, and Cars.com has a section of their website devoted to the latest news...
  • 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...
  • Debunking Myths About Cars

      Certain myths about automobiles have been around as long as there have been cars on the road. Many drivers adhere to driving and repair theories out of sheer force of habit, without ever knowing if these strategies are legitimate. Here are some common...
  • Import-Domestic Price Gap Widens

    Import-Domestic Price Gap Widens
    The gap between the price of a new domestic and foreign-assembled car is the widest it's been in almost 12 years, according to Bloomberg News. The average selling price for a foreign imported car was $31,536 in August, according to the U.S. Bureau of...
  • The Heat is On!

    By Deb Acord CTW Features   Auto manufacturers are working on ways to give a whole new meaning to the term "hot car." In the winter months, that means taking the chill off, both inside and out. Seats, windshields, side mirrors and wipers can be...