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“I go down to Atlantic City a lot. That’s always good.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: John On 14th Street Near 8th Ave

“My dream car? This is probably pretty close.” – John and his BMW C3

10/10/2011

“Check it out. This sunroof makes my whole day sunny.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Shaun In Harlem

“Come along and ride on a fantastic voyage.” – Shaun and his Ford Escape

10/03/2011

"I’m here doing my graffiti hats."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Pete On 42nd Street

“This is my Dodge Caravan. The Queen Bee. The best car on the road!” – Pete and his 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan

09/26/2011

"They couldn't use it because it looked a little too much like the hero car."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Glen In NoMad

“They told me that they couldn’t use it in one of the main shots of the movie because it looks a little too much like the hero car.” – Glen and his Ford Mustang Convertible

09/20/2011

"No eating in the front seat. Kids to the rear."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Terrance Near The Empire State Building

“Lots of music, all the time. Reggae, Calypso, Soca, mostly West Indian music.” – Terrance and his Nissan Quantum

09/12/2011

“I have news for you guys, it’s changing. We’re coming in and we’re taking over, but we’re friends.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Nick At Tom’s Restaurant

“You can literally take the battery out and charge it in a café, while you eat your eggs.” – Nick and his electric bicycle

09/06/2011

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‘Bike Mike’ Bloomberg Still Against Idea Of Banning Cars In Central Park

Environmentally minded Mayor Michael Bloomberg is refusing to banish cars from Central Park, even though the plan enjoys wide community support.

07/12/2011

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Manicures, Other Goods And Services, Now Being Taxed In Connecticut

The budget approved in Connecticut is making a whole slew of things more expensive beginning Friday.

07/01/2011

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WCBS 880 Interview: Car Makers Leaving Something Out — The Spare Tire!

One of the basics of motoring is going the way of the 8-track.

06/22/2011

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WCBS 880 Interview: Are Americans Too Big To Drive Small Cars?

So many people want to buy smaller, more fuel efficient cars to save money, but some think they just can’t fit.

06/03/2011

Sen. Schumer Wants Law To Address Rental Car Recalls

Schumer said the federal law was needed because of serious crashes in recent years involving rental cars under recalls.

05/30/2011

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New York Lawmaker Wants Greater Fuel Choice For Cars

Saying consumers can’t keep paying what they have been paying at the pump, Rep. Eliot Engel was pushing a bill that would establish an open fuel standard.

04/20/2011

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Valentine’s Day Idea: Wrap Your Car In Hearts And Love

Smart USA, which sells the 2011 Smart ForTwo minicar, has six new, love-themed wraps.

02/28/2011

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Snow Footprints Helped NJ Cops In Thief Case

Police said the prints led to the doors of several cars in driveways and ultimately to the home of 18-year-old Joseph Schofield.

01/26/2011

A Chevrolet Volt is seen at the Consumer Electronics Show - Las Vegas, NV - Jan 8, 2011 - Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Chevrolet Volt Named Car Of The Year At Detroit Auto Show

The Chevrolet Volt has won the 2011 North American Car of the Year at the Detroit auto show. The Ford Explorer won the truck of the year.

01/10/2011

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