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Braking for Cars Goes Classic

We’re Fine Tuning Our Car Content to Bring You More of What You Love Best: Classic Cars We’re shaking things up a little here at Braking for Cars. We’ll be focusing more on the classic cars of yesterday as well … Continue reading

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Throw It Back Thursday: Toyota Paseo Edition

Ghost – Throw It Back Thursday? Sometimes you see a car, and you have to ask, “WTF?” We’re not sure what was going through the mind of the owner of this Toyota Paseo, but, “WTF?” The back of the Paseo … Continue reading

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Chevrolet Camaro Convertible – GM’s Newest HotWheel

Chevrolet Camaro Convertible – GM’s Newest HotWheel Originally uploaded by vernheywood Chevrolet’s iconic pony car embraces the retro enthusiast market even further by introducing the Chevrolet Camaro Convertible. Available in either black or tan, the drop top brings back open … Continue reading

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Built Ford Tough F-150 Round Up 2

Built Ford Tough F-150 Round Up 2 Originally uploaded by TrueTrucker Despite the rain, people still lined up to drive the 2011 Ford F-150 and it’s competitors at Texas Motor Speedway in Dallas. It meant slower times on the drag … Continue reading

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Toyota Recalls – A Good Thing

We’re near the end of August and Toyota hasn’t announced a recall ye… oops… spoke to soon. The automotive giant, once the poster child for efficiency and value, announced on August 26, 2010 that it would be recalling certain model 2005-2008 Toyota Matrix and Corolla vehicles for Electronic Control Modules that may have been manufactured improperly. Continue reading

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When is a Chevy not a Chevy?

The Twitterverse was abuzz this morning over an internal GM memo that had surfaced asking employees to refrain from using the term Chevy when speaking about the Chevrolet brand. Continue reading

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Did the Toyota Sienna Get Lost in the Swagger?

Recently a viral music video of Mr. and Ms. Whitebread Middle-America rapping the coolness of the Toyota “Swagger Wagon” has been making the rounds, and we have to say we find it quite entertaining. After all, what’s not funny about white people rapping and posing like they’re from the hood? Continue reading

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AAA Triptik Mobile iPhone App

If you plan on making like Clark Griswold and packing up the family truckster and hitting the open road this summer, AAA has a new iPhone app that will help keep you from blowing all your nickels before you reach your own personal Wally World Continue reading

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Top Ten Most Dangerous Drivers by Profession

Insurance.com announced their list of the Top Ten Most Dangerous Drivers by Profession this morning. Insurance.com found that professions that demand multi-tasking tend to rank higher on the list—a no brainer there. We were however, surprised to find out athletes and homemakers were among the safest. We guess athletes are too busy committing other crimes or adultery to… wait… do you think they know about Tiger? Continue reading

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BrakingforCars.com’s Top Ten Super Bowl XLIV Car Commercials

Based on how well the audience at a Super Bowl party we attended received this year’s commercials, we’ve ranked the ten most discussed Super Bowl car commercials. This is not all of the ads shown, only the ones that evoked some sort of response either for against the ad. If a spot didn’t make a big enough impression to warrant any impression, it was determined to be worse than bad, because after all, bad press is better than no press. Continue reading

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