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What’s new for 1999

What’s new for 1999 – Statistical Data Included Ed Henry Happiness is driving a sleek, shiny, spirited convertible through sunny Southern California–from Malibu’s canyon roads to Venice and on to the Palos Verdes peninsula. The ride is varied, the views are stunning, but it’s increasingly difficult to persuade our colleagues back home that this is […]

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Weathering safety hazards

Weathering safety hazards Ed Henry Today’s new cars and trucks are chock full of crash avoidance and crashworthiness features. This year’s crop of cars is safer than ever, thanks in part to the phasing in of government regulations that mandate additional side-impact protection. Side-impact air bags are now available on 62 models. Some manufacturers, such […]

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Free repairs for older cars

Free repairs for older cars Ed Henry Even after your cars warranty expires, you may be able to get it fixed free. It’s a car owner’s nightmare. As soon as the manufacturer’s warranty runs out on your new car or truck, the automatic transmission starts acting up. Or the alternator gives out. Or the power […]

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Big trucks are best-sellers

Big trucks are best-sellers Ed Henry Chevrolet’s new Silverado aims to give Ford’s F-series pickups a run for their money. Why are pickups so popular? We once posed that question to a friend of ours, a former chief engineer for the American Automobile Association. “It’s the American way,” he replied. “Everyone has to have a […]

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Kiplinger's New Cars & Trucks

What’s new for 1999

What’s new for 1999 – Statistical Data Included Ed Henry Happiness is driving a sleek, shiny, spirited convertible through sunny Southern California–from Malibu’s canyon roads to Venice and on to the Palos Verdes peninsula. The ride is varied, the views are stunning, but it’s increasingly difficult to persuade our colleagues back home that this is […]

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Nailing down the best deal

Nailing down the best deal Ed Henry Reduce sticker shock by driving a hard bargain and shopping till the price drops. Whether you’re out to lease or buy a new car or truck, your primary goal is to negotiate the lowest possible price. With a purchase, that’s what you’ll pay; with a lease, price is […]