Bill Could Banish Those Impossible Latch Anchors

Posted on 16. Aug, 2012 by .

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A federal highway bill that Congress last month, could improve the safety of children in child car seats in a side impact crash – and make it easier for parents to install the child seats. The bill calls for the demand to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration carmakers access to anchor latch to improve side […]

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2013 Ram 1500 Outdoorsman Unveiled

Posted on 15. Aug, 2012 by .

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Ram Truck recently announced the continuation of the Ram 1500 Outdoorsman takes over with the new 2013 model year Ram Outdoorsman lineup.The all functions very useful to hunters, fishermen, campers and boaters, and packages them into one model. The outdoorsman road capability and trailer towing hardware in one package combines. Some of the features include: […]

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Comparison Review: 2013 Elantra GT vs. 2011 Elantra Touring

Posted on 15. Aug, 2012 by .

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New exterior Last year I recommended the Hyundai Elantra Touring for those who "want a simply designed car that's easy to see in the world, capable to drive toting a pile of stuff, solidly built, and fun." A replacement was on the horizon, and I wondered if it would keep the aliens less and less […]

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Capsule Review: 1993 Mazda RX-7

Posted on 14. Aug, 2012 by .

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Bribery! While TTAC a Get Behind Me Satan approach to buffet table and the press banquet, we are still most vulnerable to kryptonite attract interesting cars. So if Mazda would called me and asked if I like to try a little of their driving heritage in blatant PR move, I said huffily them that I […]

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Mercedes, Lexus and Audi Fail Latest IIHS Crash Tests

Posted on 13. Aug, 2012 by .

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The 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Audi A4 and two Lexus sedans – the IS 250/350 and the outgoing ES 350 – not the latest round of IIHS frontal tests.As we reported Monday, simulates the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety frontal-offset of the new barrier test, a 40-mph collision with a rigid barrier that overlaps only 25% […]

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Boomerang Basement Bolides – Zeroth Place: 2003 “Time Attack” Ford Mustang GT

Posted on 13. Aug, 2012 by .

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When we won the Scion FR-S DFL in our three-way-affordable sportster test, many commentators have pointed out both TTAC and elsewhere that the FR-S was probably not meant to be a complete package from the factory. Rather, the new hachi-roku was intended to be a platform for individual development, you see. Wisely use the best […]

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A 3,445-Mile Road Trip in the 2013 Ford Flex

Posted on 13. Aug, 2012 by .

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It was an ambitious program for a summer vacation: Go from Chicago to the Twin Cities, Minnesota and Bismarck, ND, to Rapid City, SD, to Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial to see, and then the Denver before returning to Chicago. It included Alpine sledding, white water rafting and a trip to the summit of […]

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Air Supply: Putting Today’s Fresheners to the Test

Posted on 13. Aug, 2012 by .

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My car has a peculiar odor. There is a stench for those of us in our family prime, those of us whose cars were the scene of many crimes fragrance, subject of dirty diapers on a forgotten gym bag, a lot of spilled milk. But there's no need to cry. Since we live in a […]

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Off-Track Review: 2013 Scion FR-S

Posted on 13. Aug, 2012 by .

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Editor's note: not rated TTAC cars do TTAC reviewers. The reviews can be as varied as the reviewers are, and they express their views independently. Received due to the high interest of the FR-S, we have a whole group of TTAC reviewers in the car, and we're not done yet. Alex's first look at the […]

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Review: 2012 Chrysler 300 Luxury Series

Posted on 13. Aug, 2012 by .

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The K-car saved Chrysler the company. The K-car almost destroyed the Chrysler brand. Lee Iaccoca and his team turned almost endless and very profitable iterations of the K-platform and components, including the company's market segment creating minivans. Beginning with the LeBaron in 1983, followed by the extended wheelbase E Class, the company also started the […]

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