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    How much does electric-car range cost per mile?

    2016 Nissan Leaf Enlarge Photo When it comes to electric cars, range is a commodity. But how much are buyers paying to increase the amount of driving they can do between charges? We looked at every electric car currently on sale, as well as the upcoming 200-mile 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and Tesla Model 3, […]

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    How to buy an electric-car charging station: buyer’s guide to EVSEs

    Size comparison of electric-car charging stations (EVSEs) on sale today, March 2016 Enlarge Photo Electric cars all come with a 120-volt charging cable that can charge the battery from a household socket if there are no other options. But sooner or later, most battery-electric car owners will want a 240-volt Level 2 charging station that […]

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    Clean the Tank

    While a vehicle’s fuel pump is not a maintenance item, it will likely need to be replaced at some point. Before replacing a defective fuel pump with a new one, the fuel tank should be properly cleaned to clear old debris, dirt and contaminants that have accumulated at the bottom of the tank. Check out […]

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    Basic Tire Maintenance for Every Driver

    The tires are the only thing between the vehicle and the road. When they are properly inflated and in good condition, the handling, stability and safety of the vehicle will be maximized. Conversely, when the tires are under inflated, worn out or damaged, all of the safety systems on the vehicle cannot overcome the loss […]

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    Ten Used Hybrid Cars To Consider Steering Clear Of: UPDATED

    chrysler aspen dodge durango hybrids 002 Enlarge Photo Some used cars are better bets than others. And just as new hybrid cars vary in efficiency, driving quality, and sales volume, some used hybrids may be a more conservative bet than others. A used Toyota Prius is by far the most familiar and most numerous hybrid, […]