Top 10 Cutting-edge Car Questions of 2008

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­As you probably already know, we have a lot of questions here at HowStuffWorks. In fact, that curiosity keeps us busy throughout the entire year. We talk at great length about environmental issues, health concerns, new technology, history, science, animals, home improvement, money, adventure -- and of course, the automobile.

There's no doubt about it, people seem to have a lot of questions about the vehicles they drive each and every day. We do, too. And that's exactly why we do our best to give you as many informative and fun-to-read articles as we possibly can about that mystery machine that's parked in your driveway. Aside from letting you know exactly how the nuts-and-bolts stuff in your vehicle really works, we also try to answer some of the more intriguing questions that you may have. The kind of questions that you may ask your friends or family only to receive a blank stare, or possibly a shrug of the shoulders and a puzzled "I don't know" response. If you're a frequent HowStuffWorks reader, then you know just what we're talking about -- the kind of questions you often ponder when you really let your mind wander.

To wrap up 2008, we thought that it might be fun to compile a list of some of our favorite questions from our auto section. So, keep reading to find out what we consider to be the top 10 cutting-edge car questions of 2008. You may be surprised by what you find.