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  • Despite Slew of Upcoming Models, Large Family Sedans Are an Endangered Species

     
    With the announcement of more sophisticated, technology-laden versions of the Toyota Avalon, Ford Taurus and Chevrolet Impala, you'd think the state of large, non-luxury family sedans was pretty sound, but think again. Over just the past five years, the...
  • Mitsubishi Galant Prices Tumble in January

     
    Late-model used-car prices dipped slightly in January 2013, dropping about one-half of a percentage point ($101) from December 2012 to $22,662. However, a number of models saw significantly steeper declines. Leading the way was the Mitsubishi Galant....
  • Start of baseball season is now 72 days away: Astros vs. Rangers will get it started

     
    About now, only the skiiers could love winter. It hasn't been bad in terms of snow (knock wood), but the dreary, dim skies, cold temps and spreading flu bug have many of us thinking spring. And with spring comes baseball. The start of the Major League...
  • Ford ball joint deficiencies can leave you flat

    Ford ball joint deficiencies can leave you flat
    Q: My wife and I owned a 2001 Mercury Marquis and a 2001 Lincoln Town Car. At 70,000 miles, the driver's side ball joint broke on the Mercury as my wife was parking the car. It had been making noise for some time, but the garage said it was OK. At a...
  • Prop 33 drives car insurance debate

    Prop 33 drives car insurance debate
    SAN DIEGO-- With one week until the election Proposition 33 is driving a serious debate about how much California consumers should pay for car insurance. Prop 33 would let insurance companies set prices based on the driver's history of insurance...
  • Mercury sets all-time July 4th record!

    Mercury sets all-time July 4th record!
    For the first time in South Bend history, the mercury hit 100 degrees on July 4th. WSBT-TV Chief Meteorologist Paul Emmick says the 100 degree temperature Wednesday afternoon broke the old Independence Day record of 99 last achieved in 1921. The...
  • No on Proposition 33

    Two years ago, voters rejected an ill-conceived ballot measure that would have allowed auto insurers to offer discounts to people who had been covered by competing companies, but which would have done so at the expense of new drivers and those who had let...
  • Celebrating love of shiny cars and my wife

    Celebrating love of shiny cars and my wife
    I have owned all kinds of cars over the years: a ’66 Lincoln Continental, a ’65 Ford Econoline pickup, a series of Mercury Cougars, a ’49 Dodge Coronet, a Scion xB (the toaster), and my ’68 Mustang. They all have one thing in...
  • Insurance initiative contenders wrangle over Internet addresses

    Insurance initiative contenders wrangle over Internet addresses
    SACRAMENTO -- Opponents of an auto insurance initiative on the November ballot are accusing supporters of violating state cyber-fraud laws by buying up all the addresses for potential yes and no Internet sites. But the campaign for Proposition 33, waxing...
  • Kennedy Space Center tours go behind the 'gee whiz'

    Kennedy Space Center tours go behind the 'gee whiz'
    TITUSVILLE, Fla. - The Vehicle Assembly Building at the Kennedy Space Center is huge and homely and almost 50 years old. It's tall enough to house a 363-foot Saturn V rocket, wide and deep enough to dwarf a space shuttle, cavernous enough for its powerful...
  • Classic Craze: Sneak Peek Inside Vintage Car Warehouse

    Classic Craze: Sneak Peek Inside Vintage Car Warehouse
    It's a thrill that never fades for some drivers: the desire to get behind the wheel of a classic car. "It's almost like fulfilling a dream," explains John Hoekstra, owner of GR Auto Gallery, located in Kentwood.  On Sunday, Fox 17 got a sneak peek...