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Those Rooftop Reindeer Antlers Slay Your Car's Fuel Economy

Those Rooftop Reindeer Antlers Slay Your Car's Fuel Economy

By Fred Meier on December 14, 2017

CARS.COM — Showing your holiday cheer by dressing up your car like Santa's sleigh will cost you, according to engineering elves at GM. Turns out, those cute reindeer antlers, Rudo... Read More
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Video: Clever Car Hacks

Video: Clever Car Hacks

By Matt Schmitz on December 8, 2017

CARS.COM — Do you remember that scene in “La La Land” where Ryan Gosling helps Emma Stone find her car by telling her to hold her key fob up to her chin? No way that works... Read More
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Shouting Match: Honda CabinTalk Vs. Toyota Driver Easy Speak

Shouting Match: Honda CabinTalk Vs. Toyota Driver Easy Speak

By on December 7, 2017

CARS.COM — In 2014, Toyota introduced Driver Easy Speak. Available in the Highlander and Sienna models, this feature uses the car's built-in speakers to amplify the driver's voice ... Read More
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GM Marketplace In-Car Shopping a New Way to Drive Purchases

GM Marketplace In-Car Shopping a New Way to Drive Purchases

By Brian Normile on December 5, 2017

CARS.COM — GM has released its Marketplace feature to 2017 and 2018 models equipped with compatible infotainment systems across all of its brands. Marketplace allows drivers to access a va... Read More
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Seniors Fail to Use Devices That Prolong Driving Years

Seniors Fail to Use Devices That Prolong Driving Years

By on November 29, 2017

CARS.COM — Driving is a lifeline for many seniors — especially solo dwellers whose driveways are often the only path left to independent mobility. Research from AAA shows driving is ... Read More
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What Is GPS?

What Is GPS?

By on November 27, 2017

CARS.COM — Short for Global Positioning System, GPS has changed the way drivers find their way from point A to point B. Maintained and operated by the U.S. Air Force, the GPS network consi... Read More
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5 Ways Nissan's Rogue Dogue Pampers Your Pooch

5 Ways Nissan's Rogue Dogue Pampers Your Pooch

By Brian Normile on November 20, 2017

CARS.COM — Nissan's one-off Rogue Dogue made a visit to our studio recently, and we got a chance to test its dog-friendly features. Unfortunately, our regular stunt dogs were unavailab... Read More
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Mercedes-Benz Teases High-Tech CLS Dash Ahead of L.A.

Mercedes-Benz Teases High-Tech CLS Dash Ahead of L.A.

By Fred Meier on November 19, 2017

CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz today released a teaser photo of the new dashboard in the redesigned CLS-Class "four-door coupe" due to be unveiled at the upcoming 2017 Los An... Read More
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Honda Rocks Souped-Up Civics at SEMA: Photo Gallery

Honda Rocks Souped-Up Civics at SEMA: Photo Gallery

By Brian Wong on November 17, 2017

CARS.COM — Honda took advantage of the 2017 Specialty Equipment Market Association Show in Las Vegas to display a full complement of vehicles. But what caught our eye was a lineup of modif... Read More
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2018 Ford Expedition: First Drive

2018 Ford Expedition: First Drive

By Aaron Bragman on November 15, 2017

CARS.COM — Big SUVs used to be all the rage — just as minivans replaced the family station wagon in the 1980s, so too did big SUVs do the same to those vans in the 1990s. But since t... Read More
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