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Hyundai’s  ‘America’s Best’ Warranty Might Be Illegal According To The FTC

The big selling point for modern Hyundais are their impressive warranties, especially the 10 year, 100,000 mile powertrain one. But last month, the Federal Trade Commission warned the company that its warranty may be illegal because it appears to void out if owners don’t use Hyundai’s own parts.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Citations Piling Up After Oklahoma Passes Law Forbidding Highway Travel In The Left Lane

“For all you folks who like to drive in the left lane on a divided highway, guess what?” The Oklahoma Highway Patrol said Nov. 10 in announcing new legislation outlawing the practice. “You’re breaking the law. The left lane is a passing lane.” And … guess what? Since then police have pulled over dozens of […]

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Stupid Minneapolis Will Fine You For Having More Than Two Cars Per Driveway

I know when we tend to write about awful HOAs and their often very anti-gearhead rules and restrictions, a common refrain in the comments is that people who want to work on cars shouldn’t live in places with HOAs. Fair enough. But this time, it’s not a neighborhood association with the anti-automotive rules, it’s an…Read […]

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The Crazy Dipshit President Of Turkmenistan Just Banned Women From Driving

Turkmenistan’s batshit president, Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, the same man who just banned black cars because he thinks white cars bring luck, has instituted a ban prohibiting women from driving cars. So, in case anyone has forgotten what a jackpot this despot is, this is a good reminder.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Turkmenistan Just Banned Black Cars Because Their Crazy President Prefers White Ones

If you’ve ever had problems with your neighborhood HOA complaining about your cars, what’s going on right now in Turkmenistan should help put things in perspective for you. As of this month, black cars have been made illegal in the capital city of Ashgabat, and black cars have been impounded. This all seems to be…Read […]

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Join America In Laughing At Oregonians Freaking Out About Pumping Their Own Gas

January 1st, 2018 was a terrifying day for many residents of Oregon, because on that day a law went into effect that stated that Oregon counties with 40,000 or less people would be allowed to let normal, mouth-breathing citizens pump their own gasoline right into the gas-holes of their cars, like they were rocket…Read more… […]

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Florida Lawmaker Wants To Charge Theft Victims With A Misdemeanor If Their Cars Were Left Running

Leaving an unattended car running is almost like painting a giant bullseye with “THEFT” in the middle on it, but it’s a conscious choice that people can freely make—for now, at least. A Florida state representative wants to charge theft victims with a crime if their cars are left running with the keys in them.Read […]

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Texas Is Revoking Titles From Dune Buggies And Kit Cars For No Good Reason

Hey, Texas, what the hell did a dune buggy ever do to you? Dune buggies like the legendary Meyers Manx have been happily and legally driving America’s (and Texas’) streets for decades, but now the Texas DMV has started to revoke titles, according to Hemmings, even for vehicles that have been legally driving for…Read more… […]

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