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Tesla models compared: Past, present and future.

Tesla models compared: Past, present and future.

Whether you’re an investor, driver or environmentalist, you’ve likely heard of the whirlwind arrival and ups and downs of Tesla Motors, now Tesla Inc. Tesla is unique in the automotive and technology industries. It boasts ra...

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How do surround-view cameras work?

How do surround-view cameras work?

At this stage, most drivers are familiar with rearview cameras. These handy features can be a great way to improve rear visibility, since drivers don’t have to look through the cabin to see what’s behind the vehicle. The rear-facing camera is mounted outsid...

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How can I find a trustworthy repair shop?

How can I find a trustworthy repair shop?

Seeing your vehicle’s “check engine” light come on can create a double dose of anxiety. First, there’s worry about the problem itself. Is it something as cheap to fix as a loose gas cap? Or does it mean an expensive engine issue that will put a ...

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 How can I tell if my fuel injectors need to be replaced?

How can I tell if my fuel injectors need to be replaced?

The 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL is best known for its dramatic “gull-wing” design, which featured roof-hinged doors. When open, the doors looked like a soaring bird’s wings. But the 300SL also has a more down-to-earth claim to fame. It was the first prod...

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What is carbon fiber used for in cars?

What is carbon fiber used for in cars?

Aluminum has become an established part of today’s mainstream auto industry. As pickup fans know, it’s even used in some full-size truck beds. That’s because companies have been able to develop aluminum alloys that are just as strong as steel, but sig...

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