Cars

A car damaged by superstorm Sandy (credit: Jackson Yordon via Facebook)

Southampton Goes To Court Over Sandy-Damaged Cars

Environmentalists say they threaten the water supply and residents are deeply concerned, as the cars could catch fire or leak chemicals.

12/07/2012

Nick riding in the car (credit: Billie Rama)

Poll: Majority Of NJ Voters Support Idea Of Pets Being Buckled Up In Cars

Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll released Wednesday shows 45 percent of registered voters in the Garden State support a law requiring pets to be crated or wear some kind of safety restraint in the car .

09/26/2012

“I’m here with my wife and two children, ages five and two.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Mim In Morningside Heights

“My friends say it’s a little glamorous. I think it’s awesome.” – Mim and his Mercedes

08/06/2012

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Ask Asa: Do It Yourself Mechanics

Cars hitting the market these days contain more computer chips than the original Apollo 11 moon lander, and that can make it difficult to conduct routine maintainance.

06/11/2012

"I spend approximately one to 24 hours a day in it."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Dan Zevin, Author Of “Dan Gets A Minivan”

“Anyone who thinks minivans are uncool has never seen mine.” – Dan and his decked out Toyota Sienna

06/11/2012

“I need to be comfortable.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Anthony At Parish Of St. Agnes Cathedral

“I can fit a lot of junk in my trunk.” – Anthony and his Subaru Impreza 2.5i

05/21/2012

“My wife loves the seat warmers.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Sawyer At Princess Bay On Staten Island

“You can’t overstate how convenient it is to have all that space.” – Sawyer and his Honda Pilot EX

05/14/2012

Credit: Google Street View

Maryland Man Struck, Killed By Cab In Hudson Square

A Maryland man was killed by a taxi in Hudson Square on Sunday morning, according to authorities.

04/29/2012

"My Godfather got it for me as a present."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Rachael At Hanson Place

“I blare my music. I roll down my windows and just jam out.” – Rachael and her Ford Fusion

04/16/2012

"It's pretty fully loaded."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Jessica At Chelsea Piers

“It has everything except for the remote start from that fun VW, Darth Vader commercial.” – Jessica and her Volkswagen Passat

04/09/2012

Car Door Handle (credit: clipart.com)

NJ Towns Work Together To Prevent Car Break-Ins

Preventing a crime is as easy as locking your car.

04/02/2012

"For this car, I'd get high beam lights."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: David Near The Atlantic Terminal

“I live in Staten Island, but my friends live in Brooklyn.” – David and his Nissan Pathfinder

04/02/2012

"I found it at the Manhattan Auto Mall."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Ernest At Madison Square Park

“This is for the sporty family man.” – Ernest and his Mazda CX9

03/26/2012

"In the summertime, I listen to underground hip hop."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Marc At The Barclays Center

“It’s a Jeep Liberty Renegade Edition: more badass than a typical Jeep Liberty.” – Marc and his Jeep Liberty Renegade Edition

03/19/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Doctors Warn Passengers Who Don’t Wear Seat Belts Of Facial Injuries From Taxi Partitions

Doctors say that taxi passengers who neglect to wear seatbelts are suffering from terrible facial injuries, even in minor fender-benders.

03/11/2012

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