Autos
March 19

Motormouth: Frozen gas filler lid became a hot topic

Q: You might have gotten a lot of responses to your column three weeks ago on a fuel filler lid that was frozen shut.…
Autos
March 12
Investigate a dealer’s online presence and look for reviews.

How to avoid internet auto sale scams

A boom in online car sales has been accompanied by a jump in fraud.
Autos
March 12
Your need for winter tires depends on where you drive.

Motormouth: Protocols for EV chargers vary widely

Q: With the advent of EVs and the resulting need for thousands of charging stations, who is going to pay for them? Will there be…
Autos
March 5
Motormouth: Gas vapor canister will tell you when there's a problem

Motormouth: Gas vapor canister will tell you when there's a problem

Q: In a column last month, you mentioned that a vapor storage charcoal canister can flood if you overfill your gas tank. How would…
Autos
February 26

Motormouth: Frozen gas filler lid might just need a new spring

Q: My car is a 2011 Subaru Outback. During our recent prolonged extreme cold spell, the fuel filler lid would not open. When the lid…
Autos
February 26
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Green Choice list names vehicles that are least harmful to the planet

Consumer Reports lists the most environmentally friendly cars.
Autos
February 19

Motormouth: Go with ethanol-free gas during storage

Q: I have a car that I store over the winter, and I fill it with ethanol-free gasoline because I've heard that the ethanol in…