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Could the Car You Buy Depend on Whether You’re a Republican or Democrat?

Doing some car shopping? According to a new survey, your choice won’t just be based on color or price — it could have something to do with your political leanings, too.

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Category: Auto, Politics
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Will Uninsured Drivers Still Be Able to Buy Gas?

Uninsured driving is a serious matter in the eyes of the government, but perhaps none more so than for UK officials. In fact, some government authorities from across the pond would like to prohibit gas stations from letting those people fill up their tanks.

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High Gas Prices Mean More Americans Use Public Transportation — Dollars and Sense

While public transportation was the primary way Americans got around in the 1940s, the boom in car ownership eventually meant fewer people on subways and buses.

But thanks to high gas prices and an improving economy, that seems to be changing.

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Toyota Recalls Almost 700,000 Vehicles for Brake Light and Airbag Issues

If you bought a new Toyota car or truck in the past few years, you could be getting a recall notice. The automaker says more than 680,000 vehicles may have brake light and airbag problems.

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What Was the Most Stolen Car of 2011?

When it comes to grand theft auto, thieves seem to go for the largest vehicles possible.

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Category: Auto
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Why Kia Just May Be the Best Car to Buy — Dollars and Sense

Kelley Blue Book’s first-ever ‘Total Cost of Ownership Award Winners‘ considered factors like purchase price, fuel expenditures and expected maintenance and depreciation to come up with the cars it says have the lowest-projected overall cost of ownership.

The big winner in the brand category? South Korean automaker Kia.

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Are Women Better Than Men When It Comes to Buying a Car?

While the book ‘Women Don’t Ask’ indicates the fairer sex often winds up paying upwards of $1,300 more for a car simply to avoid the sometimes-painful haggling process, a new survey demonstrates women aren’t the pushovers auto-sellers may think they are.

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Texas Interstate Highways to See Speed Limit Increase

Nearly 1,500 miles of Texas interstates will soon see a speed limit increase following the Texas Transportation Commission action approving a bump up from 70 mph to 75 mph.

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