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Auto Show Boasts Function Along With The Flash

Most people go to the Twin Cities Auto show to see all the flash, but there are some cars with real function on the floor this year. Families can check out vehicles with lots of space and safety features, but when you’re ready for your midlife crisis you can also indulge yourself in a little glitz and glamor.

03/12/2014

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Analysts: Gas Prices Will Continue To Rise

Gas prices have been continuing to rise at the pumps, and analysts believe they are only going to go higher. Currently, the national average for a gallon of gas is $3.43. In Minnesota, the average is 3 cents higher at $3.46.

02/26/2014

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Lyft Car-Sharing Service Plans Minneapolis Launch

A controversial car-sharing service is moving ahead with its Twin Cities launch, though some say that it potentially defies local rules. Lyft has people use their own vehicles to pick up passengers who request a ride through a smartphone app.

02/26/2014

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The Walking Dead Road Trip: Your 13-Stop Tour Of The Show’s Best Filming Locations

Check out these Walking Dead locations for your next road trip vacation.

02/12/2014

2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe (Photo credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hot Cars At The Detroit Auto Show

The North American International Auto Show begins this week in Detroit with media and industry previews.

01/15/2014

GM Product Chief Mark Reuss (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Three Questions For GM Product Chief Mark Reuss

It’s clear that General Motors is no longer being run by bean counters.

01/15/2014

Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Shares In High Gear On Strong 4Q Sales

Tesla Motors shares spiked by double-digits Tuesday.

01/15/2014

Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (Photo credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Performance Cars Promise Fun, Modest Pain At Pump

Automakers are unveiling a bevy of performance cars in Detroit.

01/15/2014

2015 Honda Fit (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Revamped Honda Fit Gets New Engine, Transmission

Once the king of the subcompacts, Honda’s Fit is getting a badly needed update.

01/15/2014

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1-9-14 Brazen St. Paul Thieves Discussed On The Morning News With Dave Lee

Sgt. Paul Paulos of the St. Paul Police Department talks with Dave Lee. Click the link to listen back to the podcast.

01/09/2014

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Extreme Weather Keeping Auto Repair Shops Busy

The extreme cold has made driving a challenge for many across the metro area. From cars that didn’t start to fender benders along every stretch of highway, this polar blast translates into big bucks for repair shops. The majority of those shops have holding areas filled with dozens of banged up vehicles waiting to be repaired.

01/08/2014

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Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.

01/02/2014

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As 2014 Begins, Gas Prices Higher In Minnesota

In the new year, Minnesota drivers are paying more at the pumps than a year ago. The average price statewide is $3.24 a gallon. That compares to $3.07 this time last year.

01/01/2014

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Mpls., St. Paul, Plymouth Declare Snow Emergencies

After Tuesday night’s snow fall, Minneapolis, St. Paul and plymouth have declared snow emergencies. Starting at 9 p.m. Wednesday night, parking is prohibited on both sides of Snow Emergency routes in Minneapolis. Then beginning Thursday at 8 a.m., you are not allowed to park on the even side of non-snow emergency streets. In St. Paul, parking is not allowed on all Night Plow routes beginning on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. Then on Thursday at 8 a.m., plowing of Day Route streets will begin.

12/25/2013

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Good Question: How Often Should We Wash Our Cars In The Winter?

It’s that time of year when we might not even be able to see the real color of our car. When that familiar shade of dirty whitish-grey appears, it seems the cars themselves are screaming for a soapy brush. Nick Burlow, owner of Isles Auto Repair, says it’s probably not a bad idea to wash your vehicle at least once a week.

12/23/2013

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