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    Report: How GM's OnStar is building a better Check Engine Light
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    Cars Will Warn Of Failures Before They Happen Soon, OnStar will be used to mine your car's systems and compare its findings against vast pools of data in the cloud. We've all become accustomed to our cars' dashboards warning us of an impending calamity, be it low fuel, low tire pressure or ...

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    Video: This father and son duo terrorize the UK countryside in Datsun 240Z pair
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    The Datsun 240Z got a lot of things right when it was introduced, with handsome styling, strong performance and a reasonably affordable price. And while the coupes grew a strong fan base in North America, they remained quite a rarity in the UK. Decades later, a father and son in England have ...

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    Report: Korea may ban new Corvette because it's TOO LOUD
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    South Korean buyers hoping to stomp on the throttle to hear the thundering V8 of the Chevrolet C7 Corvette have reason to be a little depressed, it seems. The South Korean government has no interest in hearing the 'Vettes angry growl. We're afraid it's just too darn loud. "The launch of the ...

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    Report: Most stolen cars in Canada
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    There are plenty of lists on which consumers love to see their vehicles, but the list of Most Stolen Cars is not one of them. Each year, automobile thefts costs Canadians close to $1 billion, and worst of all, this will lead to higher insurance premiums on the cars targeted by thieves. To ...

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    Report: Car dealer dictionary shares sneaky slang you'll want to know
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    Every industry develops its own slang – mastering it brings people together as part of a group and makes communication harder for "outsiders" to understand. Given the less-than-sterling reputation that new and used car salesmen have among many consumers (SEE: Top 10 ways to spot a shady ...

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    Featured: Winter and snow tire laws in Canada - Do you need them or are all-seasons fine?
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    It's that time of year again and the emails and messages are flooding in from all our readers about winter tires, all-season tires, all-weather tires, studded tires, tire chains, and the laws about using them in each respective province. You may remember an article we put out a few years ago ...

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    Official: Tesla lowers Model S lease price, adds 3-month 'happiness guarantee'
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    Lower Lease Cost Applies Even If You Keep The EV Tesla Motors is offering an enticing deal for potential buyers who might not be entirely sure whether they actually want to own a Model S for the long term. A deal through US Bank not only lowers the cost to lease the EV but also turns leasing the ...

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    Study: Consumer Reports says infotainment systems 'growing first-year reliability plague'
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    Lexus And Toyota Continue Up Top, Lincoln Most Improved, Infiniti Loses Out The Consumer Reports Annual Auto Reliability Survey (right) is out, and the top two spots look much the same as last year's list with Lexus and Toyota in first and second place, respectively. However, there are some major ...

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    Featured: Top 10 tips to get your car winter ready
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    While we're all guilty of procrastinating now and then, getting your car winter ready is something you don't want to put off for too long (especially here in Canada!). As another cold winter driving season closes in on us, it's time to make sure both you and your car are well prepared for the icy ...

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    The List: The List Shorts #0530: Change your own oil
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    Having your oil changed falls under Car Maintenance 101, but doing it yourself has been a right of passage for generations of auto enthusiasts. Patrick McIntyre of The List heads to Avus Autosport in Glendale, CA for some tips on how to properly swap the synthetic on an older model BMW. Watch as ...

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