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Posts involving thoughtful themes and studies, everything from customer behavior studies to interesting human interest stories

10 Biggest Car Technology Breakthroughs of the Last 20 Years

10 Biggest Car Technology Breakthroughs of the Last 20 Years

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Fewer US Teens Want to Get Their Driver’s Licenses

Fewer US Teens Want to Get Their Driver’s Licenses

The percentage of U.S. teens with driver’s licenses has dropped again, according…

British Cat Travels 130 Miles Under a Vehicle Hood

British Cat Travels 130 Miles Under a Vehicle Hood

Some animals enjoy staying home for the holidays; others prefer to hit…

Easy DIY Ideas to Transform Your Car

Easy DIY Ideas to Transform Your Car

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Chevy Silverado Trucks Find Perfect Match on Facebook

Chevy Silverado Trucks Find Perfect Match on Facebook

If you report yourself as single on Facebook, you’ve probably had the…

Don’t Praise Uber for Releasing Its Safety Report

Don’t Praise Uber for Releasing Its Safety Report

Earlier this month, I was one of the countless Americans that got…

New Uber Drivers Can Opt-Out of Arbitration

New Uber Drivers Can Opt-Out of Arbitration

When you sign up to use an app, you usually have to…

Wait – Did Someone Set the UAW on Fire?

Wait – Did Someone Set the UAW on Fire?

In case you missed it, the United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement…

Ring in 2020 With New Uber and Lyft Fees

Ring in 2020 With New Uber and Lyft Fees

If you’re headed out tonight to celebrate the arrival of 2020, be…

Committed to Credit Card Security? Stop Paying at the Pump

Committed to Credit Card Security? Stop Paying at the Pump

If you hate the annoyance of getting a new credit card when…

Are We Willing to Sacrifice Speed for Road Safety From Amazon?

Are We Willing to Sacrifice Speed for Road Safety From Amazon?

I’ll admit that I’m an Amazon Prime member, despite my threats throughout…

Driving Tips to Help You Celebrate Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day

Driving Tips to Help You Celebrate Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day

The official date of Snowplow Driver Appreciation Day varies from state to…

Is It Illegal to Sleep in Your Car?

Is It Illegal to Sleep in Your Car?

If you’ve ever wondered if sleeping in your car is legal in…

How to Protect Your Home From Car Collisions

How to Protect Your Home From Car Collisions

If you happen to live in a house adjacent to a busy…

Why Cars Don’t Start Moving at the Same Time at a Traffic Light

Why Cars Don’t Start Moving at the Same Time at a Traffic Light

Nobody likes being caught behind a huge line of cars at a traffic light. However, there are a few good reasons that we don't all take off simultaneously.…

PSA: Don’t Drive on a Flat Tire

PSA: Don’t Drive on a Flat Tire

Everybody knows that driving on a flat tire is a terrible for both your car and your wallet, and I am - stupid - living proof of that fact.…

Why Are SUVs So Popular?

Why Are SUVs So Popular?

Over the last decade, there’s been a shift from people buying smaller,…

Where Are the Cars of ‘In The Heights’?

Where Are the Cars of ‘In The Heights’?

Like the rest of the theater nerds in America, I woke up…

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