Beware Of New Year's Car Theft

Beware Of New Year's Car Theft

Published Dec 31st, 2013 By Ross Kenneth Urken

Heading out for New Year's Eve? Not only should drivers take care not to drive after too many tipples, they should take extra precautions ag...

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bmw-performance-driving-school

Published Jun 12th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

You take a tennis lesson to fine-tune your backhand or a golf lesson to get rid of that pesky hook, but rarely do you get a chance to hone your driving skills. BMW's Performance Driving School in Spartanburg, South Carolina allows for the opportunity to ...

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T. Boone Pickens Interview: Energy Independence And The Future Of CNG [VIDEO]

Published May 21st, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

Personal wealth aside, it's not always easy to be T. Boone Pickens--especially when your push for compressed natural gas as an alternative fuel meets continual accusations of self-aggrandizement. It's no secret his hedge fund, BP Capital, is heavily inve...

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Techsplanations: Tire Tread Technology

Techsplanations: Tire Tread Technology

Published May 07th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

Pirelli has distinguished itself in the tire market by creating products for its performance and racecars with technology that can then be a...

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States Cracking Down On Dogs Behind The Wheel

States Cracking Down On Dogs Behind The Wheel

Published Apr 11th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

If it's any indication of the danger free-roaming pets face in a vehicle, New Hampshire, the country's only state that does not have a mandatory seat belt law, actually requires dogs to buckle up....

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2012 Valentine's Day Car Picks From AOL Autos

2012 Valentine's Day Car Picks From AOL Autos

Published Feb 14th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

AOL Autos has concocted a list of the Top 5 Romantic Cars for Valentine's Day....

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Lyndon B. Johnson's 1964 Lincoln Continental Up For Auction

Lyndon B. Johnson's 1964 Lincoln Continental Up For Auction

Published Feb 09th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

Joining a slew of other vehicles formerly owned by American presidents that have come to market of late, Lyndon B. Johnson's convertible 196...

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Famous Cars On Auction

Famous Cars On Auction

Published Feb 09th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

The LBJ 1964 Lincoln Continental limo is not the only hot-item on auction. Classic rides from celebrities and world leaders have come to market of late....

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Why Mercedes-Benz Is Going Smaller, Cheaper, Greener In The U.S.

Why Mercedes-Benz Is Going Smaller, Cheaper, Greener In The U.S.

Published Jan 25th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

After coming in second to BMW in U.S. luxury brand sales last year, Mercedes-Benz is looking to boost its sales here by some 20%--a jump that may rely in part on smaller, cheaper, more fuel efficient vehicles, including a U.S.-only plug-in hybrid based on...

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Range Rover's Little Rascal: The Evoque

Range Rover's Little Rascal: The Evoque

Published Jan 19th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

Land Rover is making a daunting wager that might just be crazy enough to work: for the Evoque, its new urban mobility cross-over, Land Rover...

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How Drivers Continue To Scam Police And HOV Lane Cameras

How Drivers Continue To Scam Police And HOV Lane Cameras

Published Jan 18th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes encourage carpooling by requiring a minimum number of car occupants but also inspire a healthy number of ...

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Darwin Award? Dixie Horn Can't Make This Car Stunt Glamorous

Darwin Award? Dixie Horn Can't Make This Car Stunt Glamorous

Published Jan 13th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

A rain-slicked open road, a desolate soggy hill and a Dixie horn blast--all the makings of a good car stunt, right? Think again......

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In Detail: Rolls-Royce 102EX Phantom EV

Published Jan 11th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

This week's episode of TRANSLOGIC features the Rolls-Royce 102EX Phantom EE (experimental electric), a one-off concept car that showcases how an EV might survive--even thrive--in a segment where "compromise" is considered a 4-letter word. During the worl...

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Microsoft

Microsoft "Avoid Ghetto" App Draws Controversy

Published Jan 10th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

Microsoft's new "avoid ghetto" app for GPS devices aims to help motorists steer clear of unsafe neighborhoods, but the concept's controversi...

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BMW Seals Deal As Top In 2011 U.S. Luxury-Brand Sales

BMW Seals Deal As Top In 2011 U.S. Luxury-Brand Sales

Published Jan 05th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

In the annual sales horserace, BMW beat out Mercedes-Benz with the top 2011 U.S. sales numbers in the luxury auto market--with both German a...

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How You Can Make Money Off Your Car When Not Using It

How You Can Make Money Off Your Car When Not Using It

Published Jan 04th, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

Though car sharing may seem like a nice way to make some extra money while renting out your wheels, the insurance risks can well overshoot a...

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Why Toyota Topped Recall List For Third Year In A Row

Why Toyota Topped Recall List For Third Year In A Row

Published Jan 02nd, 2012 By Ross Kenneth Urken

Toyota in 2011 topped the recall list among automakers for the third year in a row....

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New Year's Day The Worst Day For Stolen Cars

New Year's Day The Worst Day For Stolen Cars

Published Dec 31st, 2011 By Ross Kenneth Urken

New Year's marks the the most common day for auto thefts in the U.S. But you're in double-trouble if you have one of these rides....

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'FaceLube' Targets Men And Their Hygiene Habits

'FaceLube' Targets Men And Their Hygiene Habits

Published Dec 28th, 2011 By Ross Kenneth Urken

For men who like to incorporate their cars into every aspect of life, facial cleansing product FaceLube offers the opportunity for an automo...

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Is Your Husband's Snoring Increasing His Chance Of A Car Wreck?

Is Your Husband's Snoring Increasing His Chance Of A Car Wreck?

Published Dec 21st, 2011 By Ross Kenneth Urken

That snoring from your spouse may not just be annoying: Sleep apnea, a nighttime breathing disorder often indicated by snoring, is a growing...

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