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Your Emails: What's the tech behind continuously variable transmissions?

Brian Cooley explains the tech of CVTs and why they're not used for more performance applications.​

By November 12, 2015

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Before you switch wireless carriers, read this

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile and more. Don't dive into the dizzying world of cell phone rates without asking yourself six important questions.

By January 27, 2016

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Bosch is developing a connected gas pedal with haptic feedback

This pedal promises to use haptic feedback toward helping you save fuel while driving.

By January 26, 2016

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How to buy the best convertible

Convertibles are all about fresh air, fun and freedom. Here's how to find the one that's right for you.

By January 29, 2016

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How to buy the best car for your family

Whether you already have a big family or are just starting a new one, we'll help you find the right car to carry them all.

By January 28, 2016

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How to buy the best minivan

Practicality and utility rule in this segment. Let's look at your options.

By January 27, 2016

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Car Tech 101: Variable valve timing explained

Few innovations under the hood have become as ubiquitous as variable valve timing. Automakers brag about it all the time, but seldom explain it. So Brian Cooley's here to do just that.

By April 28, 2014

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No money, no problem with these affordable cars

From bare bones to econo-boxes to vehicles that offer terrific value for money, affordable cars are a huge segment.

By January 25, 2016

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​2014 Honda Accord Plug-In: Banishing Honda's bungled hybrid past (CNET On Cars, Episode 40)

Honda Accord Plug-In delivers huge MPG but with some odd twists, the inside scoop on the new backup camera law, and Cooley's top 5 cars with a stick.

By February 28, 2014

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2014 Nissan Altima

The 2014 Nissan Altima's continuously variable transmission distinguishes it in the saturated mid-size sedan segment, but competitors show better overall polish.

By January 27, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating January 27, 2014

MSRP: $22,920.00