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Articles By Karen Cook


2nd Promaster Recall
2nd Promaster Recall
Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 4:08PM by Karen Cook

Chrysler has just issued a voluntary recall notice for 6,800 2014 Ram Promaster vans. These are the same... Read More


Funny Traffic Court Quotes
Funny Traffic Court Quotes
Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 8:54AM by Karen Cook

Traffic court is nothing like the cases you see on TV shows. What happens there is unscripted and clumsy,... Read More


Volvo Futuristic Retro Concept
Volvo Futuristic Retro Concept
Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:51AM by Karen Cook

Volvo recently unveiled a concept vehicle at the 2014 Geneva Auto that previewed what can be expected from... Read More


The Redesigned 2015 Mustang Convertible
The Redesigned 2015 Mustang Convertible
Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 4:59PM by Karen Cook

The world is getting smaller and products that were once sold only in their country of origin are now being... Read More


These Are Not The Flames You Want On Your Car!
These Are Not The Flames You Want On Your Car!
Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 7:20AM by Karen Cook

If you own a 2014 Porsche 911 GT3, DO NOT DRIVE IT!


No Help For Cyclists In Suffolk County, New York
No Help For Cyclists In Suffolk County, New York
Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 5:10PM by Karen Cook

We’ve been promised over and over again that gas prices will come down. So far the promises have been... Read More


Cold Winter Could Mean Hot Deals in the Spring
Cold Winter Could Mean Hot Deals in the Spring
Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 9:05AM by Karen Cook

The bitterly cold and snow-laden winter has taken its toll on sales in the auto industry. Whether people... Read More


AND THE AWARD GOES TO...
AND THE AWARD GOES TO...
Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 9:59AM by Karen Cook

If we gave an award for the Most Ridiculous Idea Ever, I would like to nominate Jean-Baptiste Segard's... Read More


Toy Trucks for Big Boys
Toy Trucks for Big Boys
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 4:30PM by Karen Cook

When my oldest son was three years old, we moved from Florida to California. We drove across the country... Read More


More Issues with Tesla
More Issues with Tesla
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 10:07AM by Karen Cook

Tesla just can’t stay out of the news. If you agree that any publicity is good publicity then Tesla... Read More


NHTSA Redesigns Recalls
NHTSA Redesigns Recalls
Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 9:20AM by Karen Cook

While we are on the subject of recalls (and when are we not?), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration... Read More


Huge Fail for GM
Huge Fail for GM
Fri, Feb 14, 2014 at 11:40AM by Karen Cook

It disturbs me that I write so many articles on recalls, but here’s another one for you.


Hair-Trigger Airbags
Hair-Trigger Airbags
Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 2:45PM by Karen Cook

We all know that airbags save lives. In the event of a crash the airbag deploys, sometimes causing minor... Read More


Court Cases Contend Continuing Courtesy Constitutional
Court Cases Contend Continuing Courtesy Constitutional
Thu, Feb 13, 2014 at 1:18PM by Karen Cook

Usually it is considered a kindness or a courtesy to alert oncoming drivers to a speed trap and this is done... Read More


Made In The USA?
Made In The USA?
Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 1:51PM by Karen Cook

To a large portion of the population, buying American is very important. Labels are checked; if it says “China”... Read More


Ram ProMaster Recall
Ram ProMaster Recall
Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 1:45PM by Karen Cook

Recalls scare me. I don’t want to think that my automobile may do something unexpected that could cause... Read More


Ford Rescues the Snowbound
Ford Rescues the Snowbound
Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 5:04PM by Karen Cook

This winter has been one of the snowiest in recent memory. I live in Florida, so I haven’t seen a flake... Read More


Help! I've Eaten and I Can't Buckle Up
Help! I've Eaten and I Can't Buckle Up
Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 1:59PM by Karen Cook

One third of the population in American is overweight. Another third is obese. Why bring this up on an automotive... Read More


Sharing Hurts Sales
Sharing Hurts Sales
Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 2:46PM by Karen Cook

If you live in a congested city with huge skyscrapers and tiny apartments built one atop the other, you may... Read More


Rent Me, Test Me, Buy Me
Rent Me, Test Me, Buy Me
Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 9:32AM by Karen Cook

Back in the day, my generation purchased a vehicle based on what we needed the car to do (i.e. cart family... Read More