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  • Egypt rallies mark crackdown's anniversary; 3 killed, scores arrested

    For many Egyptians, Thursday marked the start of a searing anniversary. At least three people were killed and more than 100 arrested in confrontations between protesters and Egyptian security forces on the first anniversary of the bloody dispersal of...
  • American heavyweight muscle match: Camaro Z28 vs Dodge Challenger Hellcat

    American heavyweight muscle match: Camaro Z28 vs Dodge Challenger Hellcat
    We like to think of the 1960s and early '70s as the glory days of the muscle car, but today marks a new golden age for American muscle. Modern muscle cars are pushing the performance envelope ever outward, and two new cars in particular can achieve...
  • Nazareth resident's racing career starting to take off

    Nazareth resident's racing career starting to take off
    Growing up around Mario Andretti and his family, Nazareth resident and Notre Dame-Green Pond High School graduate Corey Lewis always has dreamed about winning a race in a pro series. Lewis' dream became a reality on July 25, when he won at the...
  • Chasing 11.2: We Take the Challenger SRT Hellcat to the Strip

     
    It's perfectly common for automakers to provide quarter-mile acceleration numbers on their hopped-up performance cars. It's rare, however, when one provides times for street tires in addition to what the car should run with sticky purpose-built drag...
  • $30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge: What the Judges Said

     
    To test our sub-$30,000 speedsters, we put them through an even more rigorous set of tests than we usually use in our Challenges: We spent one day at the Byron, Ill., Dragway to get zero-to-60-mph times and quarter-mile times and......
  • Underinflated tires? 42% of drivers don't recognize warning light

    Underinflated tires? 42% of drivers don't recognize warning light
    Most drivers know that underinflated tires are a safety hazard. But many don’t recognize the dashboard warning light that signals a problem with a tire. A national survey by Schrader International, considered the inventor of the pneumatic tire...
  • Surviving winter with rear-wheel drive

    Surviving winter with rear-wheel drive
    The winter travel season is again upon us, and much of the country has experienced freezing rain, sleet, ice and snow for the holidays. That is, of course, when a majority of travelers hit the interstates in their cars — many of which may possess an...
  • GPS units overtaking road maps

    GPS units overtaking road maps
    Q: I have been looking for a New Jersey highway map to replace my Christie Whitman model, which is showing its age. New Jersey has no welcome stations that I know of in our region, but at a rest stop on the Jersey Turnpike recently, the only map of the...
  • Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days

    Late-weekend cold front may push temps below zero for 2 days
    Repercussions from the heavy snowfall started to sound like the punch line to a joke Thursday: It snowed so much, Chicago closed its outdoor ice skating rinks. Elmhurst began dumping its snow in a quarry usually reserved for flood overflow. And the...
  • Uber claims its cars attacked by cab drivers in France

    Uber claims its cars attacked by cab drivers in France
    Uber, the private-car start-up, is claiming that at least a dozen of its cars have been violently attacked by French cab drivers who have been protesting the service's launch in the country. The San Francisco start-up, which allows smartphone users to...
  • Winter weather inevitably leads to potholes

    Potholes – perhaps the most visible after-effect of a battering of snow, cold, ice and salt – have begun to show up on Wilmette and Winnetka streets. But at Forrest's Duxler Complete Auto Care in Wilmette, owner Glenn Moak said it will...