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  • Road icon: The Alfa Romeo 4C

    You’ve probably caught a glimpse from inside an Indy race car showing the driver’s view of the track.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:01 pm
  • Mice can do significant damage to vehicles

    Mice can squeeze through openings the size of a dime so they can easily get into your car. Mice als ...
    March 20, 2017 - 8:48 am
  • Detailing your car

    When you bring in your car for detailing it’s similar to a woman treating herself to a lovely afternoon at the spa.
    March 13, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Loose wire remains elusive for a decade

    How many complex car problems have been solved at Douglas Automotive? Finding that exact number is probably more difficult than some of the countless ...
    March 13, 2017 - 9:09 am
  • Hyundai Elantra makeover high on value

    Bottom line: When your top rivals are Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla, you’ve got to be good, and the newly tweaked and styled Elantra does not disappo ...
    March 2, 2017 - 4:49 pm
  • What causes engine ‘tick’

    February is Heart Health Month so there will be campaigns discussing how to take better care of your ticker.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • What isn’t covered under the manufacturer’s warranty?

    The majority of vehicle warranties will cover most repairs, but that still may not give you full security and peace of mind.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • New Honda Ridgeline pickup unlike all other trucks

    It’s fair to say Honda makes great cars, SUVs and minivans. Not too many arguments about that. But pickup trucks?
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • Tire pressure systems

    Douglas McAllister, owner of Douglas Automotive, was driving to work when his tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light came on.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • 20 debut vehicles you'll see at the Chicago Auto Show

    Check out 20 of these debut vehicles that you can find at the Chicago Auto Show ...
    Feb. 11, 2017 - 12:01 am
  • New tires are better served on the back of your car

    Proper maintenance maximizes the life of your vehicle’s tires, improves gas mileage and stabilizes driving conditions to keep you safer on the road.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 6:00 am
  • Is it safe to do a credit application on a dealership website?

    The answer is a resounding, “Absolutely!” For example, consider the Gary Lang Auto Group. You can f ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • How low is too low in your gas tank?

    Some drivers have felt like they’d been “driving on fumes,” when they’ve cruised for a while with their gas gauge telling them via illumination that t ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 1:12 pm
  • Getting your car ready for a trade-in

    In many ways, getting your car ready for a trade-in is like going on a job interview. You want to l ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Refreshed Santa Fe Sport offers drivers impressive space

    It’s easy to be skeptical when an auto manufacturer touts a substantial refreshing of a model while the overall appearance remains similar. And while ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    When do you think this Congress will be ready to take a vote on health care?
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