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Restoration of a Triumph from Britain

A.J. Baime of the Wall Street Journal has told the story of Tim Olson, a retired school teacher from Illinois who purchased and restored a 1960 Triumph Herald.  He bought it off of Craigslist in 2012 for $4,000 and then began a full restoration.  He didn’t know much about the car’s history when he first […]

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GM launching Teen Driver system on 2016 Chevy Malibu

General Motors Co. (GM) has announced that they’ll be debuting a new system that promotes safe driving for teens on its 2016 Chevy Malibu called Teen Driver.  The new system has a number of features that should satisfy parents and the concern of their teen being behind the wheel. Teen Driver has of number of […]

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Best and worst truck concepts never built

For every good idea there were some bad ones preceding.  MSN’s auto page has compiled a list of some of the best, and not so good truck concepts from automakers over the years.  “…although many eventually make it to production, some never make it to the showroom floor.”  Take a look here!

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He wants the Lexus!

What do you get when you mix hit television series, House of Cards, and automobiles?  Lexus, apparently!  According to Jamie LaReau with Auto News, Lexus recently got a lucky surprise when their brand name was mentioned, in good context, in an episode of House of Cards.  During this episode, fictional Russian President Petrov briefly pontificated […]

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Best used cars come from new car dealers

Though the Cincinnati Auto Expo has passed, Expo Season is still upon us!  For many, seeing the new 2015 and 2016 vehicles got us excited and ready for something new.  So is your wallet ready for that? MSN’s Auto section has shared a list from Consumer Reports, Used Vehicles for Every Budget.  According to them, […]

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