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Review: Stephen King’s terror automobile


Stephen King knows a thing or two about terrifying automobiles. Most frightening is the possessed titular Plymouth Fury in 1983’s “Christine,” later memorably adapted for the scary screen by John Carpenter. In 2002, King’s novel “From a Buick 8” featured a classic car that served as a doorway to another dimension.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

Government investigating Ford floor mats

FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, file photo, Derrick Kuzak, Ford group vice president, introduces the 2013 Ford Fusion during the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Ford said on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, it will update software on 2013 Escape SUVs and Fusion cars to fix a coolant problem that can cause fires. Last month the automaker recalled more than 89,000 of the vehicles after getting complaints about overheating and fires. It urged owners to get loaner cars from dealers until Ford found a fix.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

The U.S. government is expanding an investigation into floor mats that interfere with pedals in Ford, Mercury and Lincoln cars.

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »