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Better late than never

A British motorist who was nabbed for speeding during a vacation in the United States finally paid his ticket -- 52 years later.

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Slow and steady reduces accidents

Graduated driver licensing is proving to reduce fatal crashes, according to recent reports by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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Worst case, best case

Personal mobility or the wherewithal to travel when and where we want, something that most people today take for granted, will go one of two ways within the next 50 years, predicts a report from a Bri

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OnStar calling

all Bell Mobility customers will be able to call-forward their cell phones or PDAs to their OnStar-equipped vehicle and enjoy hands-free operation.

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VW resurrects Scirocco

VW will bring back the Scirocco in 2009. Expect prices to start at around $28,000 for a base 4-cylinder model, while the range-topping version could feature a 3.6-litre, 280 hp V6 with all-wheel-drive

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Super SLR

If the 617 horsepower run-of-the-mill Mercedes-Benz SLR supercoupe, hand-built by McLaren, doesn't measure up to your idea of the ultimate in performance and luxury, how about moving up to the '722 Ed

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Victorious 'Vette

Record-breaking heat gave way to a history-making performance recently when Corvette Racing notched its 50th international road racing victory in Portland, Oregon.

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Exceptions to the rule

Bill and Sue Little write about the Dodge Caliber and small bubbles that point towards what they believe is an indicator of poor quality for the vehicle (OPN 4UM, August '06). In comparison, it is men

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Second-Hand: Suzuki XL-7

Planning a bank heist? Drive a Suzuki XL-7 and you can be assured that no eyewitness will be able to identify your getaway vehicle.

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Chevy's Sequel is a prelude to the future

Given the absence of a conventional powertrain, I expected eerie quiet. But the noise level in General Motors' fuel-cell-powered Sequel experimental vehicle was not much different from that in any cur

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Subaru's AWD vehicles at home with all-season tires

You absolutely must replace all four tires at the same time. If you are making a major change in tread pattern (and potentially tire diameter), you must switch all four tires or your all-wheel drive s

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A taste test of Ford's future

During our visit to Ford's new Dearborn Development Center, World of Wheels had two all-too-brief, but all-very-interesting taste tests of some coming Blue Oval technology.

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Size matters

Pirelli recently launched a major assault in the Battle of the Bling, unveiling the world's first 30-inch, ultra-high-performance tire for light trucks and SUVs.