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Automotive Equipment

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  • What's Your New Ride Worth to You?

    Paying attention to long-term ownership costs when shopping for a new car or truck can pay off in the long run. By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features As new cars continue to sell at a record pace, many browsers are turning into shoppers and shoppers into...
  • Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTEC Diesel

    Mercedes-Benz S350 BlueTEC Diesel
    Diesel engines have played a significant role in the history of Mercedes-Benz. The company released its first diesel sedan in 1936 and the diesel 180 D sedan debuted in the United States in 1960. By 1981, nearly 80 percent of Mercedes-Benz customers opted...
  • Year-End Holiday Traffic Predicted to Increase

    Year-End Holiday Traffic Predicted to Increase
    The 11-day year-end holiday period this season -Dec. 23, to Jan. 2 - is the longest travel holiday season of the year, according to AAA. That means it's also one of the busiest times for America's roadways. Some 83.6 million people will travel over 50...
  • CD Players Make Slow Exit From New Cars

    Car CD players will soon go the way of the tape deck, according to Automotive News. Around 331,000 cars will be sold without CD players by the end of this year, says John Canali, an analyst for the research company Stratacom. Canali expects that number...
  • Why We Love Leases

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features ¬† A perfect alignment of market forces in recent months has made leasing a car more financially advantageous and appealing to a wider range of consumers. “High resale values and low interest rates are contributing...
  • Eccentric SUVs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features With a lineage dating back to the original rough-and-tumble World War II military Jeep, the sport-utility vehicle market shows no signs of retreating, even if most models have gone soft in the guise of car-based crossover...
  • Buick LaCrosse

    We picked up this 2012 Buick LaCrosse in downtown Boston, and then drove it back to Hartford late in the evening. As a passenger during this trip, I can tell you that few cars match, much less exceed, this Buick’s comfort. The ride was solid, steady...
  • Nissan Develops Self-Healing iPhone Case

    If you're like me, you're paranoid about the smallest smudge or ding on your cellphone or its protective case.  But an unexpected company might have a solution to help get rid of the scratches and dents that inevitably show up on your case. As for the...
  • 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...