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Articles By Karen Cook


The Invisible Bike Helmet [VIDEO]
The Invisible Bike Helmet [VIDEO]
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 11:32AM by Karen Cook

You have to hand it to Sweden. They come up with some pretty good ideas. The Swedes gave us ultrasound technology... Read More


New Idea to Control Drunk Drivers
New Idea to Control Drunk Drivers
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 11:26AM by Karen Cook

Did you know that between 2006 and 2011 the number of traffic fatalities involving alcohol declined consistently?... Read More


New Diesel Rivals Electric
New Diesel Rivals Electric
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 1:32PM by Karen Cook

There is a global awareness of the need to reduce pollution. One issue is automobile emissions. It has been... Read More


Tesla's Curse Continues
Tesla's Curse Continues
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 3:48PM by Karen Cook

Automakers want to be in the public eye. That’s why they spend so much money on advertising and product... Read More


Solar Vehicles; Here Comes the Sun
Solar Vehicles; Here Comes the Sun
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 3:48PM by Karen Cook

Police investigators have files in their offices, which are labeled “cold”. Anyone who watches... Read More


I'll Be There As Soon As My Car Is Done Printing
I'll Be There As Soon As My Car Is Done Printing
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 at 9:28AM by Karen Cook

Do you remember sitting in class and working on “ditto” worksheets? If you’re somewhere... Read More


Bench Seats; and Then There Were None
Bench Seats; and Then There Were None
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 at 10:54AM by Karen Cook

Allow me to wax nostalgic for a moment. My children are grown and as I get older I start to appreciate things... Read More


Is Tesla Driving Us Mad? A Burning Question
Is Tesla Driving Us Mad? A Burning Question
Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 3:08PM by Karen Cook

Nikola Tesla was a Serbian-American who lived from 1856 to 1946. He was an electrical engineer, mechanical... Read More


Confusion at the Car Show: A Lime Green Lemon?
Confusion at the Car Show: A Lime Green Lemon?
Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 12:50PM by Karen Cook

Chrysler unveiled its latest 300 at SEMA in Las Vegas recently. The response was underwhelming, to say the... Read More


Can Santa Get a Car Down a Chimney?
Can Santa Get a Car Down a Chimney?
Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 3:31PM by Karen Cook

We’ve got Halloween behind us and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But you don’t have... Read More


Best and Worst Resale Values
Best and Worst Resale Values
Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 11:34AM by Karen Cook

Unlike diamonds, cars are not forever. Also unlike diamonds, cars do not hold their value and cannot be resold... Read More


Time To Tally the Numbers
Time To Tally the Numbers
Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 2:42PM by Karen Cook

With the year coming to an end it’s time for car manufacturers to tally up their numbers. The government... Read More


Toyota's FV2: Mood Ring Meets Segway
Toyota's FV2: Mood Ring Meets Segway
Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 12:24PM by Karen Cook

So, you’re waiting at a stop light and you glance into the car next to you. The guy in the other car... Read More


How Did That Happen?
How Did That Happen?
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 11:50AM by Karen Cook

Are you a good driver? Most of us think so, but traffic accidents accounted for 33,808 deaths in 2009. That... Read More


Toyota Corollas Gets a Facelift
Toyota Corollas Gets a Facelift
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 4:41PM by Karen Cook

If a car manufacturer wants to sell cars it must produce cars that people want to buy. It seems a simple... Read More


They Are Watching
They Are Watching
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 8:22AM by Karen Cook

I have opinionated children. Everything from what I put on the table to which clothes they consent to wear.... Read More


Crash Test Corpses?
Crash Test Corpses?
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 at 7:08AM by Karen Cook

I’ve always felt sorry for crash test dummies. I have anthropomorphism, which is the assignment of... Read More


Be Aware of Vehicle Defects
Be Aware of Vehicle Defects
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 4:42PM by Karen Cook

In order for any manufacturer to be successful they must give us a product that is useful, dependable, and... Read More


The "Auto" Mobile
The "Auto" Mobile
Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 9:11AM by Karen Cook

You may have read my previous article on self-driving automobiles. The government is now getting involved... Read More


Car Rentals for the Modern Age
Car Rentals for the Modern Age
Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 1:54PM by Karen Cook

Most of us depend on our vehicles for daily transportation to and from work and to run errands. Most towns... Read More