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Q; I have a 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 with 39,000 miles on it. Normally, the voltmeter shows just over 14 volts, but recently after maybe a half-hour of driving, the reading starts to decline to about 12.75 volts. If I continue driving, it may or may not come back to 14 volts. I tried a new alter…

Q: My Honda CR-V makes a loud buzzing noise that is only heard by the receiver of the phone call when it’s connected to the Bluetooth. This sound is not heard by the driver of the car. Any idea on what is causing this? I asked my Honda service person and he said disconnect the phone and reco…

Q: With the advent of adaptive cruise control, my question is, do the brake lights come on when the system detects a need to slow down, especially when it is somewhat abrupt?

Q: To the best of my knowledge, in Minnesota it is illegal to use non-oxy gasoline in any vehicle except classic/collector vehicles, off-road, farm, and small engines, etc. If my info is incorrect, I’d love to know, so I can start using non-oxy in my Grand Cherokee. I have a 1963 Principalit…

Q: I have a 2014 Kia Soul with just over 37,000 miles on it. Yesterday I was backing into my drive and noticed water drops on the concrete. I looked under the car, and they were dripping from somewhere close to the back of the engine. I do not think it was brake fluid, not oil, but suspect i…

SUNDANCE, Utah — The last time Nissan offered a redesigned Frontier pickup truck, George W. Bush was starting his second term as president, Hurricane Katrina decimated New Orleans and a new website debuted named YouTube.

Q: I have a 2014 Kia Soul with just over 37,000 miles on it. Yesterday I was backing into my drive and noticed water drops on the concrete. I looked under the car, and they were dripping from somewhere close to the back of the engine. I do not think it was brake fluid, not oil, but suspect i…

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DETROIT — The U.S. government has opened a formal investigation into Tesla's Autopilot partially automated driving system after a series of collisions with parked emergency vehicles.

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Rivian Automotive Inc., the electric-vehicle startup backed by Amazon.com Inc., is in talks to invest at least $5 billion to build a factory near Fort Worth, Texas, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg News.

Paul Rooprai of Traverse City, Mich., was on a business trip in Germany in 2019 with some time to kill before heading home. So the lifelong car guy did what any enthusiast would do: He headed to the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart. Having never been there, Rooprai started snapping photos of rare…

Q: Regarding the topic of clogged sunroof drain tubes, I have found a quick and easy way to clean them using weed-whacker trim line. It is long and flexible enough to navigate the entire drain tube yet firm enough to get the job done by pushing any blockage out without damaging anything in t…

Q: I recently bought a 2021 Ford F-150 with the center lane control. When driving on a straight road, such as I-94, etc., the light comes on telling me to hold my hands on the steering wheel every few minutes or more often, unless I move the wheel several times a minute. I am 85 years old, a…

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DETROIT — Unionized auto workers in the U.S. will go back to wearing masks in all factories, offices and warehouses starting Wednesday because of the spreading delta coronavirus variant.

WASHINGTON — In a major step against climate change, President Joe Biden is proposing a return to aggressive Obama-era vehicle mileage standards over five years. He's then aiming for even tougher anti-pollution rules after that to forcefully reduce greenhouse gas emissions and nudge 40% of U…

Q: My 2015 Honda Accord is having random starting problems. The brake pedal is too stiff to depress and then pushing the start button proves useless. Usually, this condition self-corrects after several minutes of waiting. This happens randomly following no discernible pattern. My long-time t…