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January 31st, 2007 by Staff Writer

About Automotive Blogger

Some people use their automobiles only to get from Point A to Point B. You know there's more than that. You get mad when someone makes a remark about your car that's less than flattering. You get riled when a cool car is destroyed in a straight-to-video movie. You realize when a new car doesn't deserve it's name of a great car of the past. When you see someone driving a boring vehicle, you feel sorry for them. You know it's not the destination that counts - it's the journey. Welcome home gearheads. Welcome home, car freaks. Welcome to the site that fuels your automotive obsession - AutomotiveBlogger.net

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Automotive Channel Posts

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  • Tech Thursday: Chill Zone
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  • Women on Wheels: Spotlight on Lorraine Schultz
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  • Shipping a Car Overseas
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  • Give Volkswagen a Hand
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  • Friday Five: Turn Up the Music
    I have fond memories of the ancient 8-track player in my uncle's beat up old Ford pick-up truck. It wasn't an original part of the truck; he added it, but summer memories are all tied up in trips to [...]
  • Traction Control
    I don't know about you, but I've never completely understood the difference between traction control and stability control, especially since some cars have both, some have one or the other, and some [...]
  • Women on Wheels: Spotlight on Sara Christian
    Quick question: Who was the first woman to drive for NASCAR? If you answered "Sara Christian" you either paid attention to the title of this post, or you really know your racing history. [...]
  • Safety First!
    Read any auto review, and safety features will be given almost as much attention as engine specs. Either the array of safety systems is lauded, or the lack thereof is denigrated, and sometimes [...]
  • Cerberus Names New Chrysler CEO
    If you follow the business operations of the auto industry at all, you know that a corporation called Cerberus has taken over the reins at Chrysler. They've just named Bob Nardelli CEO, and he along [...]

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