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      Of course, if you drive into the time machine in...

      Of course, if you drive into the time machine in your Tesla*, you might get some curious looks from people in the 1960s.

      *You would want an EV with an EVSE with adapters for old 240V outlets,...
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      There are not that many super-rich people, so...

      There are not that many super-rich people, so their effect is more from donations than votes.

      Here are some of the wealthiest Americans' political donations:...
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      This vote by precinct map at...

      This vote by precinct map at https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/upshot/election-2016-voting-precinct-maps.html#11.59/37.441/-122.141 shows that most precincts in those ZIP codes voted solidly...
    4. Poll: If the trucks come with 120V outlets that power...

      If the trucks come with 120V outlets that power tools can be plugged into, they could be more desired around construction sites and the like, since no additional generators need to be brought to the...
    5. Some 2013-2017 VW vehicles EPA fuel economy restated

      https://www.epa.gov/recalls/fuel-economy-label-updates#ad-bt-ps-vw

      According to the EPA:

      "In the course of the investigation concerning defeat devices in Volkswagen’s diesel vehicles, the EPA...
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      A Mitsubishi from a rental car company was...

      A Mitsubishi from a rental car company was probably a lot better maintained than a Mitsubishi from a car loan lender who had to repossess it after the retail buyer failed to pay the loan payments on...
    7. Wouldn't more realistic practice be on cars with...

      Wouldn't more realistic practice be on cars with significant crash damage?
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      Google says that the Pacifica, Odyssey, and...

      Google says that the Pacifica, Odyssey, and Sedona have GVWR > 6,000 pounds, but the Sienna and Transit Connect do not. But that should be checked on the GVWR tag on the actual vehicle before buying.
    9. Probably because automatic transmissions are a...

      Probably because automatic transmissions are a more important part of the US market than in Europe, so there is more pressure in the US market to offer an automatic transmission that improves fuel...
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      Seems like a minivan or full size van is the...

      Seems like a minivan or full size van is the answer to your stated requirements.

      Try installing a child seat in the third row, and try strapping the kid in the child seat in the third row before...
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      Beam pattern won't match if dropped into a...

      Beam pattern won't match if dropped into a reflector or projector intended for halogen incandescent bulbs.
    12. SelectShift refers to buttons that allow more...

      SelectShift refers to buttons that allow more driver control of gear selection of Ford automatic transmissions. Both PowerShift and non-PowerShift Ford automatic transmissions come in both...
    13. In the US, IIHS numbers suggest that most...

      In the US, IIHS numbers suggest that most electric vehicles have lower insurance losses than similar ICE vehicles (e.g. Ford Focus electric versus Ford Focus, Fiat 500e versus Fiat 500, Kia Soul...
    14. Car companies are always a few years behind...

      Car companies are always a few years behind market demand, due to product development lead times.

      The Fiesta was hurriedly made compliant to US specs for the 2011 model year because of $4/gallon...
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      3 million miles is not too many for some. ...

      3 million miles is not too many for some.

      https://www.hemmings.com/blog/2018/11/16/remembering-irv-gordon-volvos-3-million-mile-man/
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    16. No one here left a rusty Toyota Tacoma at the...

      No one here left a rusty Toyota Tacoma at the dealer?

      https://www.rustrepairinc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/GQtFok1.jpg
    17. You probably saw at the time many a4 cars with...

      You probably saw at the time many a4 cars with rear wheels covered in brake dust but clean front wheels, right? Though the earliest ones had dusty front pads, so all of their wheels were dusty. ...
    18. Some of the common failure items were superceded...

      Some of the common failure items were superceded by newer versions (some replaced by recall, others not). Examples:

      * Window regulator clips.
      * Mass airflow sensor.
      * Brake lamp switch.
      *...
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      https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims3/GLOB/legacy_thum...

      https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims3/GLOB/legacy_thumbnail/800x450/format/jpg/quality/85/http://www.blogcdn.com/green.autoblog.com/media/2010/09/pruck-painted-003-630.jpg
    20. A frunk is one way for an EV to use front end...

      A frunk is one way for an EV to use front end space that is otherwise not used because the EV stuff there (or not there if it is rear-only wheel drive) is smaller than an ICE. This is what you find...
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