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Articles By Karen Cook


FTC Investigates Biweekly Payments
FTC Investigates Biweekly Payments
Fri, May 16, 2014 at 4:52PM by Karen Cook

I worked for several years as the office manager for Ugly Duckling Car Sales. It was a dealership of last... Read More


Third Time is Not Charming For Escape Owners
Third Time is Not Charming For Escape Owners
Thu, May 15, 2014 at 3:32PM by Karen Cook

Ford's Escape SUV is having a hard time. At least those from 2013 and 2014. Ford has just announced a... Read More


Mercedes New Fancy Pants EV
Mercedes New Fancy Pants EV
Thu, May 15, 2014 at 2:11PM by Karen Cook

Before the summer ends, showrooms will be getting the first Mercedes-Benz all electric compact cars. The... Read More


GM - Delphi: Plenty of Blame To Go Around
GM - Delphi: Plenty of Blame To Go Around
Wed, May 14, 2014 at 1:31PM by Karen Cook

It appears that consumers and the government aren't the only ones that have issues with General Motors.... Read More


Say Goodbye to Some Discontinued Cars in 2014
Say Goodbye to Some Discontinued Cars in 2014
Mon, May 12, 2014 at 12:04PM by Karen Cook

We all face an eventual demise and automobiles are no different. Every year models drop off the map, some... Read More


Nokia - On to Bigger and Better Things
Nokia - On to Bigger and Better Things
Mon, May 12, 2014 at 11:44AM by Karen Cook

It's a fact that you have to keep up with the times and the times they are a'changin'. Nokia... Read More


Happy Mother's Day
Happy Mother's Day
Sat, May 10, 2014 at 9:59AM by Karen Cook

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. I do hope none of you have forgotten to at least buy a card. In honor... Read More


GM Puts the Brakes on 8,208 More Vehicles
GM Puts the Brakes on 8,208 More Vehicles
Fri, May 9, 2014 at 3:56PM by Karen Cook

General Motors has announced yet another recall, bringing the total to 19 so far this year and five just... Read More


Half-Empty or Half-Full?: It Isn't Just An Attitude Anymore
Half-Empty or Half-Full?: It Isn't Just An Attitude Anymore
Thu, May 8, 2014 at 11:14AM by Karen Cook

When I was young I bought used cars, generally from private individuals, out of necessity due to low funding... Read More


Ram On the Rise in North America
Ram On the Rise in North America
Thu, May 8, 2014 at 11:02AM by Karen Cook

Fiat Chrylser Automobiles has announced that it will delay any major updates to its Ram series by a year,... Read More


Why EVs Haven't Sparked Interest in the US
Why EVs Haven't Sparked Interest in the US
Mon, May 5, 2014 at 2:33PM by Karen Cook

Back in 2007 and 2008 it appeared that the electric vehicle revolution was about to begin. With fuel prices... Read More


Ford Super-Duty Recall
Ford Super-Duty Recall
Mon, May 5, 2014 at 2:03PM by Karen Cook

Notice to all owners of Ford F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 trucks!The Ford Motor Company is recalling 3,976... Read More


GM To Build Houses?
GM To Build Houses?
Mon, May 5, 2014 at 9:33AM by Karen Cook

My youngest son didn’t leave the nest willingly. Unable to meet the requirements for continued parental... Read More


OMG! What's That Noise?
OMG! What's That Noise?
Fri, May 2, 2014 at 11:33AM by Karen Cook

We’ve all done it. It would actually make a great hidden camera television show. People come into a... Read More


Congress Asked to Octuple Fine for Late Recalls
Congress Asked to Octuple Fine for Late Recalls
Thu, May 1, 2014 at 1:09PM by Karen Cook

There is new legislation afoot which has been put forth by Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx. He is asking... Read More


Is the 2014 Buick Enclave Vomit-Proof?
Is the 2014 Buick Enclave Vomit-Proof?
Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 2:19PM by Karen Cook

I get car sick. It’s worse in the back seat and is triggered mostly by reading while the car is moving.... Read More


Don't Miss Your Chance to Be Bad
Don't Miss Your Chance to Be Bad
Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 2:21PM by Karen Cook

As Motley Crue prepares for its Final Tour this summer, Dodge is jumping on the “bandwagon” with... Read More


Minor Recall Avoids a Major Problem
Minor Recall Avoids a Major Problem
Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 12:27PM by Karen Cook

It appears Chrysler is taking no chances when it comes to avoiding GM’s issue with waiting too long... Read More


For Whom the Bridge Trolls
For Whom the Bridge Trolls
Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 10:24AM by Karen Cook

Several weeks ago I found myself in traffic on a three-lane interstate inching forward with long intervals... Read More


Take Note of This Awesome Paint
Take Note of This Awesome Paint
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 at 9:17AM by Karen Cook

When I was a child I loved the car wash. Not the driveway model or the fundraising model which required hands... Read More