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No Tickets, No Problem — A 2017 Kia Sportage Car Hack
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No Tickets, No Problem — A 2017 Kia Sportage Car Hack

Because my punk rock inner child bristles at the notion of paying outlandish fees levied by ‘the man’ whilst buying concert tickets online, I sometimes get shut out of concerts if I wait too long to get myself to the venue box office to purchase them at face value. Then […]

5 Best First Cars for Kids
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5 Best First Cars for Kids

It’s already being documented (most recently as a front page, above the fold story in the USA Today) and this automotive trend itself will gain even more recognition as drive share services like Uber and Lyft continue to propagate (and become more trusted) throughout every single American city and outlining […]

What It Looks Like To Race A Toyota Sienna Minivan
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What It Looks Like To Race A Toyota Sienna Minivan

There are some who are quick to bark that “driving a minivan makes you less of a man”. Not only is that an inane notion, it also sheds a less than flattering light on those men who apparently must seek validation in the form an automobile, guys who, for whatever […]

Top 6 New Mid-Life Crisis Cars from the Detroit Auto Show
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Top 6 New Mid-Life Crisis Cars from the Detroit Auto Show

Direct from NAIAS, here are the Top 6 New Mid-Life Crisis Cars from the Detroit Auto Show! The skeletal ceiling above the exhibit halls of Detroit’s Cobo Center is a rubix cube of jet black piping, vice grips and lighting rigs. Yet, as if an elaborate magic trick, there are somehow […]

A $40,000 Headrest (or Why I Love the 2016 Kia Sorento SXL)
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A $40,000 Headrest (or Why I Love the 2016 Kia Sorento SXL)

Aside from the decision whether or not to plunk down, say, $1200 for a Sleep Number, Simmons, Serta or another brand of mattress invariably beginning with the letter ‘S’ after lying horizontal while fully clothed, sneakers on, for a period of time not greater than 23 seconds, is anything more […]

Ford Will Save Your Kid’s Life With Their Inflatable Rear Seatbelts
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Ford Will Save Your Kid’s Life With Their Inflatable Rear Seatbelts

Well this is an absurd and ridiculously disturbing report: “The most recent National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS) found that restraint use for children from birth to seven years old in 2013 dropped two percent compared to 2012, and child restraint use in the rear seats also decreased two percent during that time.” I mean, seriously? […]

Big Guy Car Guy Report: 2016 Toyota Tacoma Reveal Video
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Big Guy Car Guy Report: 2016 Toyota Tacoma Reveal Video

A part of me — the rough and rugged part that doesn’t get much air time, the part of me that pines to call a woodshed home, the part of me that revels in the rare chance to work with my bare hands — still lusts for a Toyota truck. […]

Being A Better Parent Means Being A Better Driver
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Being A Better Parent Means Being A Better Driver

It’s all connected. All of it. I’ve never had a drink, I’ve never done a single drug, and I try like hell to never look at my phone while at the helm of the family car. My burning desire to be keenly aware for and of every waking moment started […]

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