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  • Eric's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:39 AM
    Eric started a thread Hope Is Not Lost in Motor Mouth
    Not every kid wants an Uber. Some kids - one kid, at least - wants a 1972 VW Beetle. And now he has one. This is my young apprentice, Gage. He is...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-20-2017, 09:59 AM
    When you go to a 5 star restaurant, you expect a great steak - but itís surprising when the bill turns out to be reasonable. The Mercedes E400...
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  • grouch's Avatar
    11-20-2017, 07:24 AM
    Up to about 10 years ago, the e-log was more of a trip sheet. It's a circular paper disc with a needle that records vehicle speed. The new e-logs...
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  • Dave Brand's Avatar
    11-20-2017, 06:20 AM
    They have been compulsory in Germany since 1953, according to Wikipedia, & in the EU since 1986!
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-18-2017, 06:57 AM
    Eric started a thread Make Winter Less Cold in Motor Mouth
    If Al Gore is right, all weíd need to do is collectively rev our SUVsí engines and the cold of winter would shoo away - or at least dial back a bit....
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  • grouch's Avatar
    11-17-2017, 09:27 PM
    The main driver behind demand for this legislation is Walmart and other large shippers. The crash that injured a comedian and killed his friend was...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-17-2017, 08:58 AM
    When everyone makes a crossover SUV, how do you make your crossover SUV stand out? First, you split the difference between compact-sized crossovers...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-17-2017, 08:27 AM
    The only rational explanation for Bob Lutzí recent column predicting the imminent doom of autonomous cars - and of autonomous driving - is senile...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-17-2017, 08:09 AM
    Eric started a thread The Udder Runs Dry in Motor Mouth
    There must be a rube in the House. A recent Republican who does not understand how the game is played - much less why it is being played the way it...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-17-2017, 07:45 AM
    Being a trucker - especially an owner-operator - used to be a lot like being a cowboy was back in the 1800s. On your own timetable, beholden to none...
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  • grouch's Avatar
    11-16-2017, 08:52 PM
    I'll be the first to admit there isn't much on TV. I don't have a smart phone so I don't go on facebook. However, over the last few months, I've...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-11-2017, 08:59 AM
    Lee Iaccoca gets blame - or credit - for the 1981-1989 Dodge Aires and Plymouth Reliant K-cars, but unlike the minivan, this oneís really not his...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-11-2017, 08:50 AM
    When establishment Republicans like Jim Talent pat the president on the back, he might want to check for a knife. Talent recently praised Trump for...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-11-2017, 08:40 AM
    The one thing wrong with the Miata - for some people - Mazda just fixed. That thing being the Miata roadster's convertible top. Not everyone likes a...
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  • Ken's Avatar
    11-11-2017, 06:57 AM
    Ken replied to a thread To those who served. in Grouch's Garage
    Amen! To those who died, my ever grateful thanks. To those who served with me, I treasure the memories. To those who still serve, I salute you. ...
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  • grouch's Avatar
    11-10-2017, 08:35 PM
    99 years ago on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, peace broke out in Europe bringing the first World War to an end. My...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-07-2017, 09:19 AM
    One way that car companies attract business is by advertising that their vehicles are low-maintenace and - sometimes - no maintenance. This sounds...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-07-2017, 09:11 AM
    Eric started a thread A Tesla Owner Speaks in Motor Mouth
    I've been accused of being unfair to Tesla, that I am infected by personal animosity toward Musk (true; I loathe rent seekers) and a general dislike...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-07-2017, 09:04 AM
    The market for really small cars like the Fiat 500 has never been really big in this country - land of (usually) inexpensive gas and super-sized...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-05-2017, 03:17 PM
    Eric started a thread bbb in Motor Mouth
    When establishment Republicans like Jim Talent pat the president on the back, he might want to check for a knife. Jim Talent, for instance. He...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-05-2017, 02:41 PM
    Thereís a new reason for buying an old car. Itís not nostalgia, itís not a love for classic lines - though those still come along for the ride. Itís...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-02-2017, 04:41 AM
    Harley sales are in free-fall - down 9.3 percent in the U.S. for the first fiscal quarter that ended this summer - amounting to losses of $258.9...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-02-2017, 04:36 AM
    The V8 is long gone - probably for good - but the Disco is back. Not the Bee Gees. The Land Rover Disco. No V8, though - but thatís ok. The...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-02-2017, 04:26 AM
    By making ďICĒ cars impossible - legislatively - electric cars are to be made inevitable. In this way, the practical and functional deficits of EVs...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    11-02-2017, 04:21 AM
    Eric started a thread Automotive Anomalies in Motor Mouth
    The '60s Twilight Zone TV series specialized in the thought experiment - the what if? And the what the hell, too. It's becoming like this on the...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    10-26-2017, 09:57 AM
    Eric started a thread Chrysalis Cars in Motor Mouth
    The "real" muscle cars of the mid-late 1960s and early 1970s have been financial instruments since the '90s, if not earlier. Out of reach of the...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    10-26-2017, 09:51 AM
    The proof, as they say, is in the pudding. If - as Tesla's carefully choreographed public relations machine maintains - the range issue has been...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    10-26-2017, 09:46 AM
    New York City is probably the least car-friendly place in the United States. Its streets are perpetually gridlocked and garage fees cost more than...
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  • Eric's Avatar
    10-26-2017, 09:33 AM
    Many reviewers snicker that the Mini Countryman isn't very . . . mini. And they're right - and wrong - at the same time. Compared with the original...
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