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Backup Phone Battery Jump Starts Car

April 30th, 2014

JUMPR Cell Phone Charger Jump Starts Car

A new portable battery charging device from the technology wizards at Junopower will kill two birds with one stone by recharging all your portable electronic devices like iPhones, laptops and tablets… and also allow you to jump start your car.  Weighing in at just 7 ounces and easily fitting in your back pocket, the new Junopower JUMPR will replace those bulky jumper cables or 25-pound portable car battery chargers with plenty of power to jump start four- and six-cylinder-engine cars.

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Are Dealerships Selling Recalled Cars?

April 7th, 2014

Car Dealers Selling Recalled Cars

An intriguing and somewhat shocking report comes to us by way of ABC News today about the sometimes misleading practices of everyone’s favorite scapegoat (and for good reason!) – used car salesmen. Reporters at ABC went undercover to a variety of dealerships in the New York area and tried to buy cars with current open recalls, most notably some of the General Motors models involved in a particularly deadly ignition switch recall that has put the company in some real hot water.

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David Hasselhoff’s Very Own KITT from Knight Rider Up For Sale

April 4th, 2014

David Hasselhoff's KITT Car Up For Auction

As fans of anything in the media where the car is the true star, Knight Rider is high on our list of the all-time greatest television series ever made. And now, thanks to a charity auction held by none other than TV star David Hasselhoff himself, you can have a chance to own your very own Knight Industries Two Thousand (KITT) car that’s a spitting image of the Pontiac Firebird used in the show itself.

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Mitsubishi Discontinuing Lancer Evolution

April 2nd, 2014

2014 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR

Time to call your local dealer or look online to get an order in, as the sublimely sporty Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution will be dead after its current generation. That’s right folks, there will be no Evo XI, Mitsubishi has confirmed. At least not right away, and if it does come at all, it will be very different in purpose than the current rally-derived pocket rocket sedan.

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Obama Announces Second Cash for Clunkers Program

April 1st, 2014

Barack Obama Restarts Cash For Clunkers

In a move that surprised lawmakers concerned about excessive government spending, Barack Obama and the United States Federal Reserve looked to reverse sagging auto industry momentum and spending with the re-introduction of the popular “Cash For Clunkers” program. The program will this time give up to $10,000 toward the purchase of a new vehicle for those who choose to take any nearly any old polluting car off the road.

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