What’s the first thing you should do when checking out a potential car purchase? Kick the tires? Look under the hood? Sit behind the wheel and imagine yourself speeding down the Autobahn at 90 miles per hour? No on all three.
White cars now comprise 22 percent of the global market. Silver and black are close behind with 20 and 19 percent, respectively. Gray is trailing slightly at 12 percent.
For the first time ever, more women than men have driver’s licenses nationwide. This gender gap reversal means safer roads and less pollution, according to a study.
Baby boomer retirements hit Minnesota’s big players
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This week, when families come together for the winter holidays, we offer this special story by Margi Preus, written for the Star Tribune.
Updated Dec. 19, 2014