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  • Obsolete part locks out Ford owner

    Obsolete part locks out Ford owner
    Q: I have a 2000 Ford Taurus that appears to no longer recognize the ignition key. The car has been sitting for four weeks while the local Ford dealer has unsuccessfully tried to find a replacement anti-theft module (the apparent culprit). Is it...
  • Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors

    Virginia Air & Space Center names new board of directors
    The Virginia Air & Space Center elected new officers and announced new board members. The 2014-2015 officers are: President: James A. Firth, director of strategic planning and integration for Boeing's Newport News field office Executive Vice...
  • Auto review: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic wants to drive you into the future

    BMW may be the ultimate driving machine, but Mercedes-Benz is working on the ultimate driverless machine. The three-star 2014 Mercedes-Benz S550 4Matic comes closer to autonomous driving than any other vehicle you can buy, thanks to a suite of sensors...
  • Redesigned, refreshed and all-new: What's the difference?

    Redesigned, refreshed and all-new: What's the difference?
    If you've spent any time looking for a new car, you've probably noticed that some terms keep popping up again and again. Phrases like all-new, redesigned or even refreshed may seem like variations on the same theme, but these terms actually mean different...
  • Mark Phelan: It's too late to make play for Chrysler

    Suddenly it seems like everybody wants Chrysler. It's too late, though. Only Fiat had the guts and vision to rescue the smallest of the Detroit 3 from the Great Recession. If there were any lingering doubts about how far Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has...
  • Cyber-Security Experts Name 'Most-Hackable' Cars

     
    We'll get right to the point, as time is of the essence in this fast-paced new world of connected cars and cybersecurity anxiety: You may be driving one of the "Most Hackable" cars as designated by researchers. On Wednesday, Twitter......
  • Which Cars Fit Three Car Seats?

     
    UPDATE AUG. 5, 2014: Parents are often searching for the automotive holy grail: a car that's not a minivan and can fit three child-safety seats across the backseat. It's a short list. More #FamilyCarAdvice In the more than three years......
  • An O.C. couple do the math: Same drug is far cheaper in Canada

    An O.C. couple do the math: Same drug is far cheaper in Canada
    Bent and Henni Christensen consider themselves patriotic Americans and strong supporters of Medicare. Nevertheless, the Huntington Beach couple buy most of their prescription drugs from an online Canadian pharmacy at prices much lower than in the United...
  • 2014 Pebble Beach: Zagato debuts new custom auto designs

    2014 Pebble Beach: Zagato debuts new custom auto designs
    The Zagato coachworks company came to Monterey Car Week, and its famed Concorso Italiano, to premier a few new designs for Italian automobiles. Taking over a sloped hillside section of green lawn, the car maker featured a line of elegantly designed ...
  • 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C finally debuts

    2015 Alfa Romeo 4C finally debuts
    Competes with: Porsche 911, Jaguar F-Type Looks like: It's stunning and resembles a smaller, sleeker version of Alfa's limited-production 8C Competizione Drivetrain: All-aluminum, 237-horsepower, turbocharged 1.75-liter direct-injection four-...
  • Wheaton looks for fixes after bridge worsens flooding

    Wheaton looks for fixes after bridge worsens flooding
    A consultant will be looking for ways to fix drainage issues near a recently built bridge in Wheaton after staff discovered the project led to increased flooding in the area. The Wesley Street bridge, a $12 million project largely paid for by federal...