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Beat The Heat With Tips To Keep Your Car Cool

Don’t you just hate when you open your car door during a scorcher and a blast of hot air smacks you upside your head?  Then you have to endure sticky car seats and a toasty steering wheel until the air conditioner finally starts to cool things down. If this doesn’t sound all that appealing to…

Going Topless: My New Car is Exposed

All the hard work has paid off, as Amy Tokic picks a replacement for her 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier and brings home a Volkswagen Eos. To catch up on the Going Topless series, check out the full archive of Going Topless stories. I had a weekend to make up my mind about the 2008 Eos. Yes, it’s…

Going Topless: Third Time’s the Charm… Right?

To catch up on the Going Topless series, check out the full archive of stories here.  After some less than stellar results with private sellers and dealerships, Amy Tokic gives a CPO Eos a second look at a Volkswagen Dealership. With this be the third strike?

Going Topless: Dealership Drama

Perpetuating the old stereotype of the slimy used car salesman, Amy Tokic has an unforgettable experience at an independent dealership. This continues the streak of bad luck she’s had looking for her VW Eos.

MINI USA Proves That It’s Not Normal

What happens when you introduce something extraordinary into an average, everyday occurrence? MINI USA conducted a social experiment to see the look on people’s faces when confronted with the unexplainable. It’s just not normal.

Going Topless: Feeling Kinda Used

The list of convertibles on Amy Tokic’s list gets shorter and she considers the benefits of buying a used car. Catch up on Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5 of the series as Amy navigates the world of car buying as a single woman.

Going Topless: Getting Frisky With Mazda and MINI

In the latest installment of Amy Tokic’s quest for the perfect convertible, she takes the Mazda Miata and MINI Cooper Convertible for a spin. You can catch up on all her car shopping adventures in Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of the series.