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SUNDAY, JULY 1, 2018

SUNDAY, JULY 9, 2017

SATURDAY, FEB. 28, 2015

The Miata manages the 0-60 mph sprint in the mid-6-second range, well off the pace set by conventional performance cars. The fun starts when a corner looms. Unlike more powerful peers, the Miata is not so powerful one needs the reflexes or the skill set of a professional driver to probe its limits. (Mazda)

MX-5 Miata: A fond farewell

In my music critic days, I covered a “farewell concert” or two. Until now, though, I’ve not had occasion to review a car’s farewell tour. As you read this, Mazda is preparing the world for the arrival of the all-new, fourth-generation 2016 MX-5 Miata. Before...

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27, 2013

SUNDAY, FEB. 26, 2012

"It's a brick" - Tesla's batteries under question

A titillating story emerged this week with solid evidence that Tesla electric cars can turn to “bricks” if their batteries reach a zero charge. Tesla has since released a statement downplaying the issue, but the juiciest facts are clear. Michael DeGusta of The Understatement broke...

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