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Autos archive for Jan. 2016

SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 2016


Test Drive: 2016 Mazda6 Gran Touring

We're driving the 2016 Mazda6, a fine looking mid-size sedan from front to back. Good looks aside, Mazda6 delivers an outstanding 40-MPG highway EPA number along with very good performance thanks to Mazda's respected Skyactiv powertrain combination.

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FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2016

MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016

Readers' winter weigh-ins

When I recently offered winter driving reminders, many reader emails followed. I’m encouraged that so many local drivers are applying careful thought to the process of negotiating slickened roads. L.B. relayed a tip for effective stopping at icy intersections, writing, “It’s something I sort of…

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SATURDAY, JAN. 23, 2016

MONDAY, JAN. 18, 2016

An exciting automotive future

The automotive industry is facing an exciting and optimistic future. Predicting what is to come is not an exact science, but there are plenty of signs that manufacturer offerings will continue to be technological marvels of change. Prognosticators concur that the next ten years of…

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SATURDAY, JAN. 16, 2016

THURSDAY, JAN. 14, 2016

MONDAY, JAN. 11, 2016

Winter driving reminders

During winter, a driver is likely to encounter every possible road condition. Learning to properly assess those conditions will improve one’s ability to adapt to them for successful, efficient motor vehicle travel. The vehicle and how it’s equipped plays the biggest role in winter driving…

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SATURDAY, JAN. 9, 2016

MONDAY, JAN. 4, 2016

Top 10 driving resolutions

When we usher in a new year, we often review our behavior, identify areas of desired improvement, and resolve to make changes. Concerning driving, an annual appraisal can enhance safety for all of us. Here are some reminders for a 2016 checkup: 1. Know the…

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SATURDAY, JAN. 2, 2016


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