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Articles By Karen Cook


Walking On Sunshine, Driving on... Tomatoes?
Walking On Sunshine, Driving on... Tomatoes?
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 4:43PM by Karen Cook

I spent two years in a small town in Germany in the mid-80s and I learned a few things. For example, when... Read More


GM's Internal Report Finally Made Public
GM's Internal Report Finally Made Public
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 4:43PM by Karen Cook

General Motors is paying out beaucoup dollars every day in connection with the ignition switch recall fiasco.... Read More


A Request to Rude Drivers
A Request to Rude Drivers
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 10:48AM by Karen Cook

Please find a seat and pay attention. We need to talk.

Apparently we, as a population, have forgotten... Read More


Double Tap for the 2014 Toyota Highlander
Double Tap for the 2014 Toyota Highlander
Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 7:51AM by Karen Cook

The 2014 Toyota Highlander is the subject of two recent recalls.


GM's Recall Totals Climb Higher
GM's Recall Totals Climb Higher
Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 12:25PM by Karen Cook

GM has issued four new recalls affecting more than 89,000 vehicles in the US.


When A Recall Doesn't Work
When A Recall Doesn't Work
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 1:27PM by Karen Cook

The process of a recall is pretty straightforward. Buyers of vehicles experience problems which sometimes... Read More


Kia Forte Price Reduction
Kia Forte Price Reduction
Fri, Jun 6, 2014 at 11:52AM by Karen Cook

Kia is shipping the new 2015 Forte to dealerships now, but the price has dropped by $10. The new base price... Read More


Spiders Attack Focus
Spiders Attack Focus
Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 1:02PM by Karen Cook

Ford has issued a Technical Service Bulletin for 2012-2014 Focus sedans and hatchbacks. There is a bug in... Read More


Tesla is Reaching for the Stars
Tesla is Reaching for the Stars
Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 2:33PM by Karen Cook

Most auto manufacturers keep their eyes on the proverbial road. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, is reaching... Read More


Special Delivery
Special Delivery
Mon, Jun 2, 2014 at 1:34PM by Karen Cook

When I think of the United Kingdom I think of tradition, history, dignity, and some pretty good music. I... Read More


Warning: The Future is Closer Than it Appears
Warning: The Future is Closer Than it Appears
Thu, May 29, 2014 at 10:51AM by Karen Cook

Getting to the future is not a giant leap. Rather it is a series of baby steps with different research projects... Read More


A Flurry of Recalls Continued
A Flurry of Recalls Continued
Wed, May 28, 2014 at 11:21AM by Karen Cook

Toyota is recalling 370,000 2004-2011 Sienna vehicles because the spare tire can fall off. The spare tire... Read More


A Flurry of Recalls
A Flurry of Recalls
Tue, May 27, 2014 at 1:07PM by Karen Cook

Have a Safe Memorial Day
Have a Safe Memorial Day
Sat, May 24, 2014 at 10:28AM by Karen Cook

Memorial Day is upon us, introducing the travel and leisure season of the year in most parts of the country.... Read More


Lot Rage Becomes a Burning Issue
Lot Rage Becomes a Burning Issue
Sat, May 24, 2014 at 9:00AM by Karen Cook

Strange things happen at dealerships. Even though it is a place of business, it is an emotionally charged... Read More


Owners Might Have to Leave Leaf At Dealership
Owners Might Have to Leave Leaf At Dealership
Fri, May 23, 2014 at 3:12PM by Karen Cook

Nissan is recalling 211 pure-electric Leaf vehicles in the United States and another 65 in Canada due to... Read More


Kia Must Explain Its Broken Sunroofs
Kia Must Explain Its Broken Sunroofs
Fri, May 23, 2014 at 12:05PM by Karen Cook

Picture, if you will, a lovely day full of sunshine and blue skies. You're gliding along a beautiful... Read More


GM Adds More Recalls
GM Adds More Recalls
Wed, May 21, 2014 at 2:08PM by Karen Cook

General Motors has released a bevy of new recalls which brings their total (for those keeping track) to 29... Read More


The Ford Mustang Gets a Little Muscle-yier
The Ford Mustang Gets a Little Muscle-yier
Wed, May 21, 2014 at 12:54PM by Karen Cook

Ford has released details for the 2015 Mustang due in showrooms this fall. It costs about $1000 more than... Read More


Juke's Timing Chain has Problems
Juke's Timing Chain has Problems
Mon, May 19, 2014 at 1:15PM by Karen Cook

Nissan is issuing a voluntary recall for all 2011-2013 Juke crossovers due to an issue with the timing chain.... Read More