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Do I Really Need an Oil Change?

December 21, 2012

If you’re like me, you have a sticker on the inside of your car’s windshield. This sticker annoyingly thinks it knows what’s best for you and your car, demanding that you have your oil changed when the numbers it displays correspond with your mileage. Does this sticker really know what it’s talking about?






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New Zealand’s Driving Dogs

December 18, 2012

Dogs have been evolving alongside humans for over 30,000 years, so it should come as no surprise that their capacity for learning new tasks is boundless. Just ask the New Zealand SPCA: they recently taught a group of rescue pups to drive around a small track in dog-modified Minis.






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Navigating Winter

November 23, 2012

Winter is gently tapping at the door. After the warmth and lack of snow last year you may be saying, “Big deal!” But that’s just how Old Man Winter wants you to feel and he’s not after just you. He’s after your car! According to meteorologists, this year’s cold season will be more treacherous than […]






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Finding the Right Mechanic

November 14, 2012

How much do you really love your car? No, not “like” your car, take it on a few dates, have a nice evening, and then go home alone. I mean, “love” your car, commit to it, marry it, and bring it home to your mother. If you are like me or thousands upon thousands of […]






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