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Autos archive for Oct. 2016

MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016

The need for speed

When the first car was built, I’ll bet its builder wanted to see how fast it would go. As soon as a second car was assembled, I suspect it raced the first car. Since their inception, an exhibition of speed has always been associated with…

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MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016

It doesn't make sense

Conclusions derived from analyzing driving topics are not always definitive. In fact, there is sometimes only one conclusion on a topic: It doesn’t make sense. One of those instances regards the non-existence of school bus seat belts. On an airplane? Yes. In a car or...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016

MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016

Global love affair

It’s evident that Americans love their automobiles. First, we keep buying them in spite of ever-growing “sticker shock.” Despite an initial cost, operating expense and depreciation that few consumer goods rival, the love affair (maybe love/hate at times) continues. The ubiquitous array of clubs, collector…

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SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016

MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2016

Auto detailing details

A well-detailed car or truck shows pride of ownership. Besides that, it helps protect your dollar investment by averting the ravaging effects that exposure to the elements heaps on your ride. Dirt roads and foul weather are not the only culprits in the detrimental mix…

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SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016

MONDAY, OCT. 3, 2016

Look out for the little guy

For many, the bicycling and motorcycling season is coming to a close. But for others, who ride two-wheelers all year, a possibly more perilous period may be coming. Automobile drivers often have a difficult time recognizing bikes and cycles in the summer when they are…

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SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016


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