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Articles By Karen Cook


Decide to Save Lives
Decide to Save Lives
Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 4:10PM by Karen Cook

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 3,328 people were killed and another 421,000... Read More


Weird News: GM Sales Are Up
Weird News: GM Sales Are Up
Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 5:05PM by Karen Cook

The numbers are in for the first quarter of 2014, and they are a bit surprising. General Motors, the company... Read More


2013 Nissan Pathfinder Recall
2013 Nissan Pathfinder Recall
Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 12:02PM by Karen Cook

Nissan is recalling a small number of vehicles due to a possibility of leaking transmission fluid. The affected... Read More


Uh-O-ring, VW's Voluntary Recall
Uh-O-ring, VW's Voluntary Recall
Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:28PM by Karen Cook

My boyfriend’s mode of transportation in high school was a late 60s Volkswagen Beetle. If you moved... Read More


A Glowing Idea from the Netherlands
A Glowing Idea from the Netherlands
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 at 9:18AM by Karen Cook

Ah, the Dutch! We have them to thank for red light cameras. Good thing they aren’t close by. I don’t... Read More


Bridgestone Offers a Smooth Ride Even with a Flat
Bridgestone Offers a Smooth Ride Even with a Flat
Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 11:30AM by Karen Cook

I’ve been lucky enough to have never had a flat tire on a roadway. I’ve found my tire flat in... Read More


The 2015 Volkswagen Golf
The 2015 Volkswagen Golf
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 3:57PM by Karen Cook

The Volkswagen Golf is celebrating its 40thbirthday with an updated body style and modern technology. Originally... Read More


Ford Has the Ultimate in Luxury Travel
Ford Has the Ultimate in Luxury Travel
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 1:32PM by Karen Cook

Ford gives the taxi and shuttle industries an upgrade with its new concept vehicle, the Transit Skyliner;... Read More


A Car By Any Other Name...
A Car By Any Other Name...
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 3:04PM by Karen Cook

With the world becoming a global market place, car manufacturers sometimes run into problems when they name... Read More


Fiat In-House Marketing Campaign Has Everything All Wrapped Up
Fiat In-House Marketing Campaign Has Everything All Wrapped Up
Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 2:51PM by Karen Cook

Workers at two Fiat factories in Italy recently got a surprise when they returned to their foreign-made vehicles... Read More


Volvo Making Child Car Seats?
Volvo Making Child Car Seats?
Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 1:10PM by Karen Cook

When I had my first child I was 22 and I weighed less than 100 pounds. Getting from one place to another... Read More


More Aluminum Vehicles Due from Ford
More Aluminum Vehicles Due from Ford
Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 2:07PM by Karen Cook

With the recent regulations that require auto manufacturers to reduce CO2 emissions from their vehicles by... Read More


Recall Domino Effect
Recall Domino Effect
Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 12:38PM by Karen Cook

Thanks to General Motors and Toyota, recalls are standard fare in the world of automotive news. The effects... Read More


The New Scion Series 10.0
The New Scion Series 10.0
Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 12:49PM by Karen Cook

Toyota is bringing the latest edition of the Scion to the 2014 New York Auto Show and it promises to attract... Read More


Auto Sales By The Numbers
Auto Sales By The Numbers
Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 2:01PM by Karen Cook

The winter has been hard on dealerships. Combine the harsh weather with an economy that is taking its time... Read More


Safe Cars for 2014
Safe Cars for 2014
Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 1:05PM by Karen Cook

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration routinely runs new cars through a series of tests and... Read More


The Spider That's Bugging Mazda
The Spider That's Bugging Mazda
Mon, Apr 7, 2014 at 11:08AM by Karen Cook

GM has cars with faulty ignition switches. Toyota has airbags that don’t work properly. Chrysler has... Read More


Who Needs a Mechanic? Do It Yourself Gone Bad!
Who Needs a Mechanic? Do It Yourself Gone Bad!
Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 2:08PM by Karen Cook

Car repairs are expensive. None of us want to pay a mechanic for anything that isn't absolutely necessary.... Read More


The Commooter Scooter
The Commooter Scooter
Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 12:48PM by Karen Cook

Do you live in a crowded city? Do you commute to work via public transportation? Do you hate the walk to... Read More


Surprise! Another GM Recall
Surprise! Another GM Recall
Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 10:10AM by Karen Cook

The sun came up this morning which is the cue for GM to issue another recall. This one affects 172,000 Chevrolet... Read More