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  • 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Edges Closer to Production

     
    When Chevrolet introduced the new Camaro back in 2009 with a fresh face, a new platform and hot engines under the hood, enthusiasts around the country had one question: Where's the Z/28? The moniker has long graced amped-up versions of......
  • Collections agency wants me to pay for my tow

    Collections agency wants me to pay for my tow
    Q: We rented a car from Hertz in Ireland and had a flat tire. After a lengthy dispute between Hertz and our credit card company, we're getting letters from a collection agency. I hope you can help me. Here's what happened: When we rented the car, we...
  • Tires 101: What your tire's markings tell you

    Tires 101: What your tire's markings tell you
    Tires carry a wealth of information on their sidewalls; unfortunately, it's all in code. Most of it is of no concern to many owners, but it can be valuable for those who want to know the seasons for which their tires are intended, those who plan to...
  • Race car drifting: There's nothing like screaming sideways at 90 mph

    Race car drifting: There's nothing like screaming sideways at 90 mph
    The tires on Vaughn Gittin Jr.'s Ford Mustang are shrieking as he jerks his car sideways at nearly 90 mph on this serpentine race track in Long Beach. Walls are closing in on either side, leaving no room for mistakes. As the next turn nears, Gittin...
  • High prices are driving more motorists to rent tires

    High prices are driving more motorists to rent tires
    When the tires on their Dodge Caravan had worn so thin that the steel belts were showing through, Don and Florence Cherry couldn't afford to buy a new set. So they decided to rent instead. The Rich Square, N.C., couple last September agreed to pay...
  • Car care: Spring tuneup for your car

    Car care: Spring tuneup for your car
    It was a long winter. Shorter days, cooler weather and pavement potholes may have taken their toll on you — and an even bigger toll on your car. As flowers bloom and trees grow, it's a good time to give your car a spring cleaning and thorough...
  • Making sense of new-car warranties

    Making sense of new-car warranties
    All new cars come with warranties, from comprehensive bumper-to-bumper policies to those that cover specific components like seat belts or catalytic converters. In all, a car can leave the dealership with 10 or more warranties -- which can be a mess for...
  • Obama wants NASA to take an asteroid to the moon? Let's build our own instead!

    Obama wants NASA to take an asteroid to the moon? Let's build our own instead!
    It might have been all the March Madness that did it. Or maybe whatever's ailing unhinged North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is spreading. But one thing is abundantly clear: President Barack Obama has gone bonkers. And not just regular bonkers — he...
  • Who lies more about sex, men or women?

    Ever have that awkward talk with a romantic partner about your sexual history -- about how old you were when you lost your virginity and how many people you've had sex with? Did you tell the truth? Well, according to an Ohio State University study on...
  • A young shooting victim wrestles with his fears

    A young shooting victim wrestles with his fears
    After the nightmares started, Davien Graham avoided his bicycle. In his dreams, he pedaled his silver BMX bike through his neighborhood, heard gunfire and died. If I stay off my bike, I'll be safe, he thought. He placed it in a backyard shed,...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond

    Grand Prix of Baltimore canceled through 2015, and likely beyond
    Speeding race car tires may have blackened Baltimore's streets for the last time, as Grand Prix of Baltimore organizers announced Friday that calendar conflicts have doomed the event for the next two years. Event organizer Race On LLC's top official...