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Your steering wheel is 4 times dirtier than a public toilet seat, study shows

Of 1,000 surveyed, 32% of people clean cars once a year

Of 1,000 surveyed, 32 percent of people clean cars once a year.

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Learn where the top bacterial hot spots are in your car

Engineers from the Ford Research and Innovation Center have been working with the University of Michigan to find the grimiest bits inside your car and their results are, well, not all that surprising. Turns out, the most microbe-infested parts of our cars' interiors are the same spots we touch the most. The team took samples from 10 locations in employees' cars including steering wheels, radio buttons, shift knobs, and window switches.

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Gas pumps found to be germiest things we touch

We think Nissan has found its new spokesman for the all-electric Leaf. A microbiologist at the University of Arizona known as "Dr. Germ" says he's identified gas pumps as the biggest biohazard in modern society.

Study
Gas pumps found to be germiest things we touch

We think Nissan has found its new spokesman for the all-electric Leaf. A microbiologist at the University of Arizona known as "Dr. Germ" says he's identified gas pumps as the biggest biohazard in modern society.

Video: Report compares rental cars to public restrooms

Just how clean are rental cars? – Click above to watch the video after the jump