Thursday, September 29, 2005

That new-car smell might be toxic 


But that unmistakable new-car smell may soon be heading the way of the rumble seat: Recent research linking it to a toxic cocktail of harmful chemicals is spurring efforts by Japanese automakers to tone down the fumes.
New car smell toxic? Well, thank God, no worries here. I'm going to stay calm until I see some research on the smell of week old half-eaten bananas and abandoned wet bathing suits. Then, maybe we'll talk.

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