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Car Insurance: Tips On Getting Better Rates

With car insurance, there are things you can control, like the kind of car you drive. But there are things you can’t, like your age or gender. So, WCCO-TV’s Jamie Yuccas found out what drives insurance companies to give better rates.

05/01/2012

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Good Question: What’s The Best Day To Buy Gas?

There are a few things you can be sure of during the spring time. The grass will turn green, your taxes will be due and, just like Canadian Geese, your gas prices will start heading north.

04/03/2012

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Good Question: Are Car Wash Extras Worth It?

When you pull into a car wash, even the word sounds cheap: Basic. No wonder they always try to upsell us with names like, “Premium,” “Platinum” or “Ultimate.”

03/13/2012

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Fast Brite For Headlights: Does It Really Work?

Commercials for Fast Brite claim to restore the headlights on your vehicle to showroom bright in 30 seconds, but how well does the product really work?

02/17/2012

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Good Question: Should You Lease Or Buy A New Car?

Right now, Americans are hanging onto their cars for the longest time in history — an average of 11 years. That’s one reason experts think the coming months are going to be big months for people buying new cars. But does it make more sense to lease or buy a new car?

02/16/2012

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Police: Man Steals Car, Hits 3 Vehicles Before Fleeing

A man is in custody after police say he stole a car, rammed it into three vehicles and led officers on a short chase.

10/30/2011

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Spring Cleaning: Getting Your Car In Gear

All week, we’re looking at ways you can make spring cleaning as effective and enjoyable as possible. This Wednesday, we’re sitting in the driver’s seat.

04/13/2011

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Buses, Trains Filling Up As Gas Prices Rise

With gas prices in the Twin Cities reaching nearly $3.90 per gallon, drivers are turning more and more to public transportation.

04/12/2011

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Gordy’s Garage: Fun With Fiat

By Gordy Leach, WCCO Italy has an auto industry and Italian cars are imported to America. Ferrari and Lamborghini come to mind. But I’ve been driving around Minnesota for 40 years, and I’ve only seen […]

03/25/2011

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Twin Cities Auto Show Wheels Into Minneapolis

Hundreds of new cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles wheel into the Minneapolis Convention Center on Friday in advance of the 38th annual Twin Cities Auto Show.

03/11/2011

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Potholes Taking A Toll On Vehicles

Mechanics at Lloyd’s Auto Repair in St Paul are busy fixing cars that have been damaged by pot holes.

02/15/2011

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Auto Body Shops Busy Due To Dangerous, Icy Roads

Auto body shops around the metro are repairing vehicles damaged in this weekend’s ice storm.

11/22/2010

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Honda Issues Recall Because Of Brake Fluid Leaks

Honda Motor Co. says it plans to recall an undetermined number of vehicles because of brake fluid leaks that could lead to weaker braking power, the same issue that led Toyota Motor Corp. to recall 1.5 million vehicles.

10/21/2010

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