Day: November 22, 2021

How to Unlock a Car Door Without Your Keys

Thousands of drivers lock keys in cars each year—and now you’re one of them. Luckily, newer cars make it much more difficult to do this, but if you find yourself standing outside your locked car with your keys sitting in the cup holder, these tricks can be lifesavers. Before you send out the “locked keys in a car” SOS text, learn how to unlock a car door without your keys with these simple (and cheap!) methods.

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What do I do if I locked my keys in the car?

Rest assured that “it’s getting far more difficult for consumers to get locked out of their cars, as most transponder keys won’t allow that to happen,” according to Mark Takahashi, senior reviews editor at Edmunds. Brian Moody, executive editor at Autotrader, agrees: “The idea of locking keys in cars is becoming a thing of the past.” If you do

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(MULN) – Mullen Automotive’s FIVE EV Crossover Seeing Positive Reaction at LA Auto Show

Mullen Automotive (NASDAQ: MULN), an emerging electric vehicle (“EV”) manufacturer, today announced that the reservation limit for the Mullen FIVE EV Crossover has been increased to 25,000 initial reservations. According to the update, the first 25,000 reservations will also receive a custom “launch” edition for vehicle trim package options. FIVE Reservations are currently open and can be made on for a refundable $100 deposit. “I am gratified by the level of interest on the Mullen FIVE. Our LA Auto Show booth is seeing strong traffic, positive reaction, and response to the FIVE,” said David Michery, CEO and chairman of Mullen Automotive. “The FIVE is the center point of our company effort and focus.”

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About Mullen Automotive Inc.

Mullen is a Southern California-based automotive company that owns and partners with several synergistic businesses working toward the unified goal of creating clean

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Junkyard Gem: 2007 Mazda Mazdaspeed6

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How many American car shoppers in 2006 and 2007 considered a Honda Accord, Toyota Camry, or Nissan Altima … and then decided to buy a factory-hot-rod version of the Mazda6 with 274 turbocharged horsepower, all-wheel-drive, and a six-speed manual transmission? Not many! Available here for just those two model years, the Mazdaspeed6 never made much of an impression on our automotive culture, so I was startled to find one in a Denver-area yard while making my car-graveyard rounds.

We’ll cut to the chase and let you know that some lucky junkyard shopper grabbed that wild 2.3-liter four banger and its twin turbochargers. Perhaps it has been swapped into a Ford Focus (which uses a related engine) by now.

While the six-speed transaxle is long gone, the shifter remains. By 2007, manual transmissions in any US-market sedan were incredibly rare.

I checked

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