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Aug 27, 2012 9:00AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

New public-service announcement uses scene of show’s character in accident while texting.

Aug 26, 2012 9:33AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

The system may be complicated, but it also has redeeming features -- and may be the future of automotive infotainment.

Aug 23, 2012 1:06PM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Part of the Cue system, the panel features four screens with user-selectable elements.

Aug 22, 2012 7:59AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Bad fuel reportedly is causing mechanical problems and major repair bills.

Aug 21, 2012 5:29AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Volvo coordinates the stunt to show how smoothly its new FH commercial trucks handle.

Aug 20, 2012 11:34AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Latest edge is that the Blue Oval's crossover gets 120 more miles on a single tank than the Prius v.

Aug 20, 2012 9:08AM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Hands-free phone technology doesn't always play nice. Here's a step-by-step guide on how not to get burned.

Aug 16, 2012 1:09PM on Exhaust NotesBy Douglas Newcomb

Radio tuning is too complicated, and the iPhone connection is clunky and outdated.

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  • Cliff Atiyeh

    Clifford Atiyeh has spent his entire life driving cars he doesn't own. Raised in Volvos, he has grown to love fast, irresponsible vehicles of all kinds. He is the senior news editor at MSN Autos and also reports for Car and Driver, Road & Track, The Boston Globe and other publications.
    In the garage: 21-speed Iron Horse, 2002 Jeep Wrangler X (not his)

  • Doug Newcomb

    Doug Newcomb has covered car technology for over 20 years for outlets ranging from Rolling Stone to Edmunds.com. In 2008, he published his first book, "Car Audio for Dummies" (Wiley). He lives and drives in Hood River, Ore., with his wife and two kids, who share his passion for cars and technology.
    In the garage: 1996 Chevrolet Impala SS, two 1984 Chevrolet Blazers, 2008 Honda CR-V

  • James Tate

    James Tate learned to drive stick at age 13 in a 1988 Land Cruiser - in La Paz, Bolivia. He's since been a mechanic, on a pit crew and has wrenched on every car he's owned since his first 1989 Honda CRX Si (and won't stop until the car is a 1973 Porsche 911 RS). His work has appeared in Car and Driver, Popular Mechanics, Automobile and others.
    In the garage: 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera, 1988 BMW M5